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Postby Spiegs1106 » Sat Jun 26, 2004 11:25 pm

in a forum when someone writes it, what does it mean???
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Postby matmat » Sat Jun 26, 2004 11:31 pm

it's a method to bring up the post to the top of the message board.

some claim it stands for
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Postby Members Only Jackets » Sat Jun 26, 2004 11:38 pm

bump is something matmat does way too much....oh wait, that's me ;-)
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Postby bboy » Sat Jun 26, 2004 11:41 pm

The "bump" is the pile of dirt the pitchers stands on when pitching. Some call it the "mound" but that kind of talk is way below the learned member of the Cafe.
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Postby Flockers » Sun Jun 27, 2004 12:47 pm

Dictionary.com wrote:bump ( P ) Pronunciation Key (b-u-mp)
v. bumped, bump·ing, bumps
v. tr.
To strike or collide with.
To cause to knock against an obstacle.

To knock to a new position; shift: bumped the crate out of the way.
To shake up and down; jolt: bumped the child on her knee; was bumped about on a rough flight.

To displace from a position within a group or organization.
To deprive (a passenger) of a reserved seat because of overbooking.
To raise; boost: bump up the price of gasoline.
Sports. To pass (a volleyball) by redirecting it with the forearms.

v. intr.
To hit or knock against something.
To proceed with jerks and jolts: bumped along slowly over the rocky terrain.
Sports. To bump a volleyball.


A blow, collision, or jolt.
The sound of something bumping: heard a loud bump in the dark.

A raised or rounded spot; a bulge.
A slight swelling or lump.
Something, such as unevenness or a hole in a road, that causes a bump.
A rise or increase, as in prices or enrollment.
One of the natural protuberances on the human skull, considered to have significance in phrenology.
A forward thrust of the pelvis, as in a burlesque striptease.
Sports. A pass in volleyball made by redirecting the ball with the inside of the forearms, especially when extended and held together.
Slang. A shot of hard liquor, sometimes accompanied by a beer chaser.
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Postby Super GM » Sun Jun 27, 2004 3:13 pm

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Postby wkelly91 » Sun Jun 27, 2004 3:45 pm

Wasn't that a disco dance move in the 70's :-?
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Postby ajgnydc722 » Sun Jun 27, 2004 9:27 pm

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Postby cwebb » Mon Jun 28, 2004 9:29 am

Wasn't that R. Kelly with Bump'n'grind? And I don't mean that video that got him into some legal trouble ;-)

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