Do Fediverse people know the verb 'to plonk', in the Usenet sense? I just plonked someone, and I was going to reply "plonked" to them, but thought it wouldn't carry the intended meaning.


@laemeur actually, yes. Even though I have never ever been on Usenet. I stumbled upon it on Wikipedia when poking around shadow banning:
I especially loved this part:
> intended to represent the metaphorical sound of the plonked user hitting the bottom of the kill file
...but yes, chances of someone having read that in 2020 are vanishingly low.

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