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Frustrated with all the 'bumping'

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by Cara, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. Cara

    Cara Songster

    Aug 30, 2007
    I thought 'bumping' posts was forbidden on BYC? It is so aggravating to see threads bumped every two hours...if someone's interested, they'll reply!!!!
  2. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member 11 Years

    Yes, it is against the forum rules to "bump" a post to the top just to try and get it more attention.

    Hit the report button on bumping and a staff member will take action if needed.
  3. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Songster

    Apr 26, 2008
    I haven't noticed bumping but I have seen a lot of flaming going on here lately [​IMG] Which is also against the rules.
  4. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member Premium Member 11 Years

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    Again, if you see something that violates our rules, use the report button.

    We don't read every thread and count on our members to help us out in helping to maintain the friendly atmoshere here at BYC. [​IMG]
  5. Fancie

    Fancie Songster

    Oct 31, 2008
    whats flaming?
  6. eggzettera

    eggzettera Songster

    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine

    LOL I'm just kidding. It does get really annoying, especially when:
    a) It's not a big deal and the person bumps every 5 seconds
    b) when someone else bumps your thread when you don;t want them too! I've had that happen a lot on my contests.

    If it's an Emergency and no one's answered after an hour or so and someone's bird is dying then I think it would be OK for someone to sort-of-bump-while-also-supplying-their-best-guess.
  8. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
    Washington, PA
    It's not the bumping...

    [​IMG] ...it's the grinding that gets to me... [​IMG] [​IMG]
  9. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] Ive also noticed more bumping the past few weeks.
  10. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member 11 Years

    Quote:This may be allowed, but ONLY IF:

    1) The person is replying to their own thread with additional information that will help others help them.

    2) It is not excessive (moderators will be the judges).

    If members "bump" threads, their bump will be removed, they will be issued a warning, and if they continue they will be bumped off BYC. [​IMG]

    Fortunately bumping isn't as big of a problem on BYC as it is on many other popular forums and that's because we've got a community that understands the rules and great moderators that do a fantastic job of enforcing them.

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