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What does bump and YMMV mean plz?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by bluebyrd, Apr 27, 2003.

  1. bluebyrd


    Jun 12, 2000
    I'm apologize for sounding/typing stupid, but what does "bump" and "YMMV" mean. I see them all the time on the forums, and can't figure them out.

  2. Saetia


    Mar 27, 2003
    bump means for the thread to be bumped back up to the top of the page, from another page once its dropped off, at least thats what i take from it.
  3. Nuttboy311


    May 30, 2002
    If a post has been inactive and has not received any replies, you can "bump" it to the front screen and that way it will be noticed again.
  4. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    "Bump" is used to get the thread back to the top of the forum. It's usually used when a newbie asks an obscure or arcane question, has waited 5 minutes, and no one has responded.

    "YMMV" means "Your mileage may vary." This is used when an old salt knows he/she has a weak argument, but is not in the mood to engage in a full-on flame war.
  5. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    What does "plz" mean?


    Munji's on track... YMMV means I'm right but if you want to continue to be wrong, no problem.
  6. bluebyrd


    Jun 12, 2000
    plz = please


    Thanks for the info everyone, that was fast!

  7. moley


    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK

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