What does it mean when someone replies to a post with “bounce?”

It’s an ancient way of bringing a topic to the top of the date-sorted list in a forum. Obsolete.

I still see the term tossed around though.
So a way of a moving post to the top of a thread?

…moving the thread to the top of the list. But in Discourse (this forum software) there are other ways to accomplish bringing attention to a topic – i.e., liking it, editing your post in the topic…

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