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Old July 27, 2012, 12:16 PM   #1
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Tag?

I see people from time to time respond to a post with only the word "tag." What gives? Expand my internet vocabulary

Example:
http://thefiringline.com/forums/show...hlight=beowulf
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Old July 27, 2012, 01:40 PM   #2
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By "tag"ging a thread, you are "bump"ing it to the top of the forum page (AKA - BTT).
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Old July 27, 2012, 02:09 PM   #3
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When I see it, it is not the original poster that is "tagging" the threads. Like the example I gave, yes it is a for sale add but that isn't the OP tagging it and if I recall, it didn't need bumped at that time. Notice the time stamps, TFL for sale forum does not need 2 bumps in a 24hr period. Sale volume is low, stuff just doesn't move down to the bottom very fast.

I have also seen it in non-sale adds.
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Old July 27, 2012, 02:42 PM   #4
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It's probably someone subscribing to the thread by posting in it. However, if that is the reason for the "tag" posts, it isn't necessary, since anyone can subscribe to a thread without having to post in it.
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Old July 27, 2012, 02:50 PM   #5
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Right, that's kinda what I was thinking... and it didn't make sense because the "subscribe" function is so much easier than sifting thru your old posts.
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