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Bumping; Pretty annoying

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Terrab1ter4 started 04/16/2013 2:50 pm
19dshriver replied 04/16/2013 4:31 pm
To anyone

When I scroll down the forum sections, I usually have two things I look at: One: is the title interesting? and two: are there replies? The second for the reason a topic that looks interesting doesn't always have to be interesting, but if a lot of people are replying to it, there must be going on something (as in: it's interesting ).

But sometimes you enter a page and you find a short thread (about something) and a whole lot of 'bumps', usually posted by the creater of the topic.

Just writing:

'bump'
And nothing more.

I am just asking, isn't that like spamming? Because I think it's just useless, only trying to keep your topic high on the forum. But I believe truly interesting threads boom themselvses high up the forums, so... Isn't it just spamming than?
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Terrab1ter4
Level 46 : Master Fish
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04/16/2013 4:31 pm
Level 29 : Expert Mage
19dshriver
I have done bump spamming a lot, but I stopped a couple months ago. Some people need to stop as well.
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04/16/2013 3:23 pm
Level 32 : Artisan Electrician
RustyTurkeyBrain
I thought bump meant Bring Ur Meatiest Pies???!!!
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04/16/2013 3:29 pm
Level 28 : Expert Scribe
_DioM_
Unsurprising, given your username.
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04/16/2013 3:55 pm
Level 60 : High Grandmaster Cyborg
Knightsundere
That was officially the best burn I have ever heard. Kinda gives you a perspective on how many burns I've heard.
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04/16/2013 3:11 pm
Level 56 : Grandmaster Pegasus
DasDuriel
its neccecary on such a big site
but the rules limit it to onve every 24h
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04/16/2013 3:06 pm
Level 19 : Journeyman Cake
Harctona
What I like to do to bump my posts is to post something related to the forum/previous comments and sometimes I read posts then wait 24 hours then reply, to bump the post, just some ideas to help people
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04/16/2013 3:03 pm
Level 11 : Journeyman Crafter
Rogue
Feel free to report it. You're not liable as a member to be a perfect reporter, just report anything you feel is questionable, and a moderator can review it.

On a personal note, I believe bumping to an extent isn't very classy. There are ways to bump a thread without just blatantly spamming it.
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04/16/2013 3:03 pm
Level 14 : Journeyman Ranger
Shadow_the_mango
Bumping is an acronym, it isn't spamming, it means Boost Up My Post, it's generally used to get things such as servers, skin shops, questions, etc. noticed in case the Op posted at like 6 in the morning. Although it is used on other things such as conversations normally there is a limit on how many times the Op can bump, mainly one time a day. Bumping isn't spamming.
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04/16/2013 3:15 pm
Level 2 : Apprentice Miner
elitecrafters6969
I thought it meant Bring Up My Post?
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04/16/2013 3:22 pm
Level 14 : Journeyman Ranger
Shadow_the_mango
It's one of them, depends on which website you heard it on
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