Pinging is a network command that allows you to test how a computer on the network is doing (particularly to see if it is up and running) - sort of an electronic "reach out and touch someone". I started calling the Shout-Outs "pings" on my Quaker team (at the suggestion of a teammate), because shouting-out didn't "feel" right in that context - and then started "pinging" for progress mentions on my other teams
Sort of like tapping someone on the shoulder -
Edited by: KAKIPOPUP at: 3/1/2011 (17:09)
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It's kind of embarrasing to see my name on the lists but then I start to think about what I've been doing since I rejoined Spark ..... renewed my intention to live a healthier life. Everybody here at SparkPPL have been my lifeline. I may not post a lot but I read at least 3-4 hours a day on Spark and it helps me to NEVER GIVE UP.
The exercise programs here have been instrumental to starting my day. Then later in the day it's Cardinal Fitness with my daughter.
The Nutrition Tracker has kept me honest with myself.
So, yes, I thank you for the shoutouts and hope to be on the lists every month. BTW, what are 'pings'?
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