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Old April 9th, 2003
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Hi folks,
Indeed this is a long shot, but if you don't try, you don't get. Maybe the more senior members might be able to help me.

About 4 months ago I was browsing the Gnutella forums, it was either this forum or the General Gnutella Development Discussion Forum. I came across a thread that "MAOK" had participated in. MAOK had left a post in which he supplied a link to a download.

The download was of an illustration about how the Ping-Pong system works. It included pictures of about 6 computers and how they communicate with each other. The illustration had visual and audio effects.

I did have this Download, but the golden rule was not applied - Back up - Back up - Back up. I would really love to obtain it again as it explains very easily how Ping-Pong works. So that I can show it to my mates as I find it hard to explain to them as they do not use computers.

I have went to the members list and started to search for MAOK's Posts, but there are 821 of them.(Needle in a haystack).

Any help much appreciated. Thanx.
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Old April 9th, 2003
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Sorry folks,
it is "MOAK" not "MAOK"
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Old April 9th, 2003
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Ping & Pong? What for?

you can enter poster and search terms
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Old April 9th, 2003
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Hi Stief,
Once again you have come to the rescue. I followed your link and within a minute or so I found what I was looking for.

Keep up the good work mate

All the best Jack.
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Old April 9th, 2003
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Thanks--I been puzzled by the search engine myself. Try searching for 'NAT' issues, or '97.7 bug'.

Last edited by stief; April 9th, 2003 at 07:19 PM.
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Old April 11th, 2003
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Quote:
Originally posted by KathW
I found it.. it's 'stuck' right at the very top of the General Gnutella Development forum.

The thread was initialy started by someone called 'Natalie' asking a simple question and Moak kinda took over the thread and supplied all sorts of links.. I pointed people there many times
Hi Kath,
Thanx for your reply, I found the link. It's a pitty that "MOAK" is not around anymore.

All the best
Jack.
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Old April 12th, 2003
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Quote:
Originally posted by KathW
Hi Jack

Moak is still around.. just not here much

But I do know where to find him.. I see him every day on IRC
Trust KathW...

She knows where ALL the bones are buried around here !

Not to suggest that Moak has reached that stage of development... yet !
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Old April 12th, 2003
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Hi Kath & Ursula,
Could you tell me what IRC is? I'm new to all this on the net. Thanx.

All the best
Jack
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