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What if you could post WITHOUT bumping...?
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What if you could post WITHOUT bumping...?

I think there should be an option beside the "submit" button that reads "submit (no bump)"

And that way, we could post a comment without moving it to the top of the page. Think about it...we could eliminate bitching about bumping forever! Just because you post something, shouldn't mean others have to see it (at the top of the page.)
I have seen this work well on other forums, whata'ya think...?

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Re: What if you could post WITHOUT bumping...?

Downside to this is that noone would know that you posted, and the point of posting is to give your input on the topic, to let others know.

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Sage this shit
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And thus, yet another milestone in the road to /ss/ has almost been reached.

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Re: What if you could post WITHOUT bumping...?

You know what's worse than bumping? People re-bumping the bump to bitch about the bump.

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Who cares it's already bumped.
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I do, because the original bump was likely relevant to the topic. People bitching about bumps are not, and usually result in me or someone else needing to SPLIT the topic. Hence, effort. Hence, bad.

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SoulRiser Wrote:I do, because the original bump was likely relevant to the topic. People bitching about bumps are not, and usually result in me or someone else needing to SPLIT the topic. Hence, effort. Hence, bad.

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Shrug Bumper is still a fag
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BOOHOOO EFFORT IS OF THE DEVIL

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Thought Criminal Wrote:Shrug Bumper is still a fag
Yes. Unless the topic is old gold, do not bump it.
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Quote:Bumper is still a fag
Adding a comment to an old topic does not make one a fag.

Quote:BOOHOOO EFFORT IS OF THE DEVIL
True. I am lazy and don't like unnecessary effort. But I can dwell people who want to give me lots of unnecessary effortses. Evil

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Thought Criminal Wrote:Sage this shit

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That was me mocking TA.
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