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This question seems to handle if its one's own post : Is there a polite /accepted way of "bumping" up questions?

I'm wondering about what the best approach is if I see an old question that hasn't had any responses, or could do with more. Is there an accepted way to bring it to the attention of others?

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    $\begingroup$ The best way to do that is to answer it yourself with a genuine answer. Naturally anyone can like a question without knowing an answer, but that's still true. The next best way is to make an edit that genuinely improves the question's presentation. Otherwise I think not. The converse of this is why is this not allowed as a direct action? Thinking about that is revealing. $\endgroup$ – Nick Cox Oct 3 '19 at 16:21
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    $\begingroup$ As @mkt implies, the "I think not" above is wrong. I just forgot to mention bounties. (The primary association for me of bounty remains that of a chocolate bar.) $\endgroup$ – Nick Cox Oct 3 '19 at 17:05
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    $\begingroup$ I wonder whether the ability to bump a question would be a privilege that would be worth proposing. Perhaps for trusted users, e.g., people holding a silver tag badge for one of the tags on the question. Thoughts? $\endgroup$ – Stephan Kolassa Oct 4 '19 at 6:14
  • $\begingroup$ There's also an unpolite way, but I guess that's obvious. $\endgroup$ – Sextus Empiricus Oct 4 '19 at 8:40
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One way is to offer a bounty on the question. As a mild bonus, you get a badge the first time you do this (Investor).

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