Only update repeating group on full page refresh

I have a repeating group which sorts itself by user votes (think stack overflow). Users can comment on the repeating group items. The issue is that if one user votes up an item or down it will reorder the repeating group for anyone that is currently viewing it. If a user is commenting on an item and it gets moved then they lose what they’ve been writing.

I’ve tried to only sort on load but it looks like the repeating group is refreshing whenever a user votes up or down.

I’m making a change to the item in the repeating group like this:

Any help or any other ideas on how to handle the flow would be appreciated.

you can use :make static list after the data source setting I think.

Thank you! That is exactly what I need