Pinging

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Phyloe, Feb 4, 2004.

  1. Phyloe

    Phyloe Guest

    What happens when someone pings another in the ng? I see that sometimes
    but do not know what it means.
    Scott
     
    Phyloe, Feb 4, 2004
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  2. Phyloe

    °Mike° Guest

    It's the same as saying "Oy, you!", or "ATTN", or "FAO".


    On Wed, 4 Feb 2004 16:43:50 -0600, in
    <bvrsik$vhnga$-berlin.de>
    Phyloe scrawled:

    > What happens when someone pings another in the ng? I see that sometimes
    >but do not know what it means.
    >Scott
    >
    >


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  3. Phyloe

    DC Guest

    °Mike° wrote in <>:
    > On Wed, 4 Feb 2004 16:43:50 -0600, in
    > <bvrsik$vhnga$-berlin.de>
    > Phyloe scrawled:


    >> What happens when someone pings another in the ng? I see that sometimes
    >>but do not know what it means.
    >>Scott


    > It's the same as saying "Oy, you!", or "ATTN", or "FAO".


    ....but not "FOAD". You can, however, "PING" someone and then include
    "FOAD" in the body of your message.

    HTH }:O)

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    DC, Feb 4, 2004
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  4. Phyloe

    °Mike° Guest

    On 4 Feb 2004 22:56:35 GMT, in
    <>
    DC scrawled:

    >°Mike° wrote in <>:
    >> On Wed, 4 Feb 2004 16:43:50 -0600, in
    >> <bvrsik$vhnga$-berlin.de>
    >> Phyloe scrawled:

    >
    >>> What happens when someone pings another in the ng? I see that sometimes
    >>>but do not know what it means.
    >>>Scott

    >
    >> It's the same as saying "Oy, you!", or "ATTN", or "FAO".

    >
    >...but not "FOAD". You can, however, "PING" someone and then include
    >"FOAD" in the body of your message.


    But what if somebody's nym was merely "D"?



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  5. Phyloe

    DC Guest

    °Mike° wrote in <>:
    > On 4 Feb 2004 22:56:35 GMT, in
    > <>
    > DC scrawled:


    >>°Mike° wrote in <>:
    >>> On Wed, 4 Feb 2004 16:43:50 -0600, in
    >>> <bvrsik$vhnga$-berlin.de>
    >>> Phyloe scrawled:


    >>>> What happens when someone pings another in the ng? I see that sometimes
    >>>>but do not know what it means.
    >>>>Scott


    >>> It's the same as saying "Oy, you!", or "ATTN", or "FAO".


    >>...but not "FOAD". You can, however, "PING" someone and then include
    >>"FOAD" in the body of your message.


    > But what if somebody's nym was merely "D"?


    Then, you would be doing so at your peril. }:O)

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