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Subject: how to bump
Date Posted: 7/9/2010 1:40 PM ET
Member Since: 4/15/2006
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I may be the only one who does not know how to 'bump'  a topic to the beginning of the line. I am aware that you can only do it once every day....can someone explain it to me?    Thanks in advance.

dp
Date Posted: 7/9/2010 1:47 PM ET
Member Since: 1/17/2010
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All it is is posting a reply to your original post.  Go to your post/thread and the "post a reply" field is at the bottom of the page.  You can put whatever you want as the reply - some just say "bump", others get more creative.

ETA: you don't need to enter a subject, just put something in the text box.



Last Edited on: 7/9/10 1:48 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 7/9/2010 1:48 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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You can type a response or just the word "bump" and hit Submit Reply. Or in some browsers, just hit the Submit Reply button without anything in the box. The new reply will "bump" it to the top of the forum.

Date Posted: 7/9/2010 3:14 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Why to bump?    Unless running a deal in the Book Bazaar, I can't think of a real reason to bump. 

If you are watching discussions, just use the 'Watch This Topic' option and everything you want to keep an eye on will appear on your 'Watched Topics' page.