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What does this mean? #1306560
Tue Apr 09 2019 09:04 PM
Tue Apr 09 2019 09:04 PM
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47PUJim  Offline OP
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Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 181
Green Bay, Wisconsin
I’m not sure where to find the meaning to abbreviations I sometimes see here. Is there a list of these somewhere?
The one I’m puzzled over is: “ppp”

Re: What does this mean? [Re: 47PUJim] #1306562
Tue Apr 09 2019 09:14 PM
Tue Apr 09 2019 09:14 PM
Tiny  Offline
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Can you link to where you saw it? Context might help me figure it out.


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Re: What does this mean? [Re: 47PUJim] #1306567
Tue Apr 09 2019 09:43 PM
Tue Apr 09 2019 09:43 PM
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EchoBravoSierra  Offline
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Stovebolt search of "ppp" brings up Photo Posting Process, Pigeon Poop Patina, and one other thread where I can't find the "ppp", but it does not bring up this thread.

Last edited by EchoBravoSierra; Tue Apr 09 2019 09:43 PM.
Re: What does this mean? [Re: 47PUJim] #1306574
Tue Apr 09 2019 11:59 PM
Tue Apr 09 2019 11:59 PM
tclederman  Offline
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Joined: Sep 2001
Posts: 27,774
Jarvisburg, NC
" . . . but it does not bring up this thread."

It does now.


Tim
1954Advance-Design.com
1954 3106 Carryall Suburban - part of the family for 50 years
1954 3104 5-window pickup w/Hydra-Matic - part of the family for 14 years
Z-series (54/55) GMC 350 (2-ton) COE - now part of Dave's family
- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engine are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler.
Re: What does this mean? [Re: 47PUJim] #1306587
Wed Apr 10 2019 02:53 AM
Wed Apr 10 2019 02:53 AM
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Gord&Fran  Offline
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Mill Bay, BC, Canada
Usually means point to point protocol.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Point-to-Point_Protocol

But, in this forum, it's probably a keyboard with a sticky p key.


Gord
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1954 1/2 ton 235 4 speed
Re: What does this mean? [Re: 47PUJim] #1306594
Wed Apr 10 2019 11:41 AM
Wed Apr 10 2019 11:41 AM
tclederman  Offline
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Jarvisburg, NC
PPP ppp usually means different things to different people.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/PPP (for about 50 meanings)

Being a retired old-school computer geek, Point to Point Protocol was also the first meaning for me (I have used it).

I go with Gord’s sticky key theory.


Tim
1954Advance-Design.com
1954 3106 Carryall Suburban - part of the family for 50 years
1954 3104 5-window pickup w/Hydra-Matic - part of the family for 14 years
Z-series (54/55) GMC 350 (2-ton) COE - now part of Dave's family
- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engine are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler.

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