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WooMommy7
probably a dumb question
April 8, 2013 at 6:13 AM

What is up with the bump thing everyone keeps posting and we can do. I tried to find it on here cause it gives me the abbreviations we use but couldn't figure that one out

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  • RADmomma
    April 8, 2013 at 7:09 AM
    It means bring up my post.
  • RADmomma
    April 8, 2013 at 7:10 AM
    That way more ppl see it.
  • emelymac
    April 8, 2013 at 7:12 AM

    When you bump a post it brings it back up to the top of the list so more people see it. 

  • Cafe GroupAdmin
    April 8, 2013 at 7:31 AM

     Hi,

    This list can always be found on the 1st page of The Newcomers Club in the The CafeMom Help Desk - Getting started on CafeMom post.

    Some Common Abbreviations


    WRITING IN ALL CAPITALS - SHOUTING

    BUMP - Bring Up My Post! When someone posts "bump" in a reply to a post, they are bringing the whole thread to the top of the group so more people will see it. The posts on the group are in order of when the last reply was added.

    AC = Adopted Child
    AF = Aunt Flo
    AP= Attachment Parenting
    ATM = At the Moment
    AYT = Are You There
    BBL = Be Back Later
    BD = Baby Dancing
    BF = Boy Friend (also sometimes best friend, breast-feeding or breakfast, depending on context!!)
    BFN = Big Fat Negative
    BFP = Big Fat Positive
    BIL = Brother-In-Law
    BL = Belly Laugh
    BRB = Be Right Back
    BTW = By The Way

    CIO = Crying It Out
    CM = CafeMom (can also mean Cervical Mucous)
    CYL = Catch Ya' Later
    DD = Dearest Daughter, Darling Daughter, etc
    DF = Dear/Darling Fiance'
    DH = Dear Hubby (Or Husband), Darling Hubby, Darn Hubby, Dumb Hubby, etc
    DIKU = Do I Know You
    DS = Dearest Son, Darling Son, etc (can also mean Direct Sales)
    DSA = Direct Selling Association
    DW = Dear/Darling Wife
    ETA = Estimated Time of Arrival or Edited To Add
    F2F = Face To Face
    FAQ = Frequently Asked Question
    FC = Foster Child
    FIL = Father-In-Law
    FF = Formula Feed or Forward Facing (car seat)
    FTW = For The Win
    FWIW = For What It's Worth
    GF = Girl Friend
    HTH = Hope That Helps
    IKWYM = I Know What You Mean
    IM = Instant Message
    IMHO = In My Humble/Honest Opinion
    IRL = In Real Life
    ISO = In Search Of
    ITA = I Totally Agree
    JK = Just Kidding
    JMO = Just My Opinion/Observation
    JUD = Jumping Up And Down
    KWIM = Know What I Mean
    LMAO = Laughing My A$$ Off
    LMBO = Laughing My Butt Off
    LO = Little One
    LOL = Laughing Out Loud or Lots Of Laughs
    MB = Message Board
    MD = Meltdown
    MIL = Mother-In-Law
    MIS/DS = Mom's In Sales Direct Selling
    NAD = Nursing At Desk
    NAK = Nursing At Keyboard
    OIC = Oh I See
    OMG = Oh My Gosh
    OP = Original Poster
    OPK = Ovulation Predictor Kit
    OT = Off Topic
    OTOH = On The Other Hand
    PIOG = Posted In Other Groups
    PITA = Pain In The Acronyms
    PM = Private Message
    POV = Point Of View
    PP = Previous Poster
    PTMM = Please Tell Me More
    RAK/DAK=Random Acts Of Kindness/Deliberate Acts Of Kindness
    RE = Rolling Eyes
    ROFL or ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing
    ROFLMBO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Butt Off
    SAH(M) =Stay At Home (Mom)
    SD = Step Daughter
    SFAG = Stolen From Another Group
    SIL = Sister-In-Law
    SMH = Shaking My Head
    SO = Significant Other
    S/O = Spin-off
    SD = Sep Dad
    SM = Step Mom
    SS = Step Son
    STBX = Soon To Be Ex
    TIA = Thanks In Advance
    TFS = Thanks for Sharing
    TMI = Too Much Information
    TOM = Time Of The Month
    TTC = Trying To Conceive
    TTYL = Talk To You Later
    TY = Thank You
    WAH(M) = Work At Home (Mom)
    WOTH(M) = Work Outside the Home (Mom)
    WB = Welcome Back
    WTG = Way To Go

    WTH = What The Heck

    Hope this helps!

    \\ The Cafe Group Admin Team

  • shimmifairy
    April 8, 2013 at 8:03 AM

    If a post isn't replied to, it can get lost in the shuffle as new posts are made....a bump keeps it up there :)

  • WooMommy7
    April 10, 2013 at 12:03 AM

    Thank you everyone

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