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Sep 22, 2012
What does the term "bump" refer to? Dumb question but I don't get it. What about other terms n such? I'm a pretty new user on MP especially when interactin in forums. Any advice on etiquette and tips for what to look out for on the For Sale dirtbag climber exchange? I am interested in buying and trading but thought I would get some advice from more experienced users before I get too carried away;) I sent a payment thru PayPal for a cam and it's been since last night and I have not gotten a response on the status of my "order" or payment receipt notification from seller. Maybe he's out climbing;) just a bit wary but trust that most of the folks on here are legit. JoshuaJones Jones
From Albuquerque
Joined Jul 13, 2011
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Sep 22, 2012
They are "bumping" their for sale thread back to the top of the forum.

Without any posts a thread gets buried, so they "bump" it back up.
Scott McMahon
From Boulder, CO
Joined Feb 15, 2006
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Sep 22, 2012
Don't worry too much. I'd give it more time than since just last night.

A "bump" just moves the post back to the top of the for sale thread so it's more easily seen. You'll also see "TTT" or "BTTT" which is just "to the top" or "back to the top". Same idea here.
cjon3s
From Sterling, VA
Joined Sep 10, 2012
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Sep 22, 2012
How do you bump it up? Just repost? JoshuaJones Jones
From Albuquerque
Joined Jul 13, 2011
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Sep 22, 2012
Thanks! Any info is appreciated. JoshuaJones Jones
From Albuquerque
Joined Jul 13, 2011
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Sep 22, 2012
JoshuaJones wrote:
How do you bump it up? Just repost?


Yup... note how your thread has gone to the top of the recent forum posts.
Scott McMahon
From Boulder, CO
Joined Feb 15, 2006
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Sep 22, 2012
I got ya! It was kind of a dumb question but I'm glad to finally make some sense of it JoshuaJones Jones
From Albuquerque
Joined Jul 13, 2011
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Sep 22, 2012
bump :) Geir
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