Hacktoberfest is an annual celebration by Digital Ocean, GitHub, Intel, and DEV Community to promote participation in open source projects, such as NodeBB. All you need to do is submit 4 pull requests within in the month of October!
So, I tried opening a bug on github, but the devs couldn't replicate the issue on their end. Would anyone be able to point me in the right direction? eg the code that is responsible to making new replies "live stream"? I found a few candidates to investigate