I think I've probably accidently exploited it!http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/386867/f-s-kona-lana-i-bike-frame-rockshox
Theres my thread, and since posting I've been busy and not had chance to keep up to date with. There was a few genuine replies, which bumped the thread and kept it near the top.
Now I'm less busy, I've replied - quoted an earlier post etc, and answered a question. However, my thread now gets a free bump because 1) No one had posted on it for 2 hours, and 2) because I replied its not classed as a bump.
Anyway to the point: Based on the above, if someone replies *now* i would be better waiting for the thread to die, then replying later and getting a free bump.
Clearly that is actually worse for the potential buyers, so would lose out in not getting information quickly enough, and the sellers would gain because they can use it to bump the thread freely.
I don't have any answers or better ideas on how to fix it, but what's the consensus with people here?