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the first of mine will complete your message
the second of mine will finish your school book
the third of mine you can feel free to accept
the fourth of mine will never be high or low, but it will be the end
the fifth of mine will feed you lines that will always feel fresh

what is my name?

Hint #1

The Knowledge required is computer related.

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  • $\begingroup$ Could be ASCII codes ... ? $\endgroup$ – friedemann_bach Jun 17 '16 at 16:46
  • $\begingroup$ @friedemann_bach Could be :P $\endgroup$ – dcfyj Jun 17 '16 at 17:00
  • $\begingroup$ Several of the lines certainly look that way. I'm having trouble seeing how they fit together, though. $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Jun 17 '16 at 17:11
  • $\begingroup$ @GarethMcCaughan Keep in mind that I'm asking what is my name. $\endgroup$ – dcfyj Jun 17 '16 at 17:13
  • $\begingroup$ Oh, damn, so you are. (The text editor in which I was scribbling notes ended with this: "letter indices D C E/F Y J which doesn't seem very hopeful". I really am a moron.) $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Jun 17 '16 at 17:23
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Each line clues

A C0 control character.

the first of mine will complete your message

End of Transmission (^D)

the second of mine will finish your school book

End of Text (^C)

the third of mine you can feel free to accept

Acknowledge (^F)

the fourth of mine will never be high or low, but it will be the end

End of Medium (^Y)

the fifth of mine will feed you lines that will always feel fresh

Line Feed (^J)

Together they make (thanks to @quidam)

dcfyj, which is OP's username.

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  • $\begingroup$ Definitely on the right track, just a little more and you have the answer the my question. $\endgroup$ – dcfyj Jun 17 '16 at 17:20
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Completing the answer of f'':

The five letters they found form the name of the OP (dcfyj).

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  • $\begingroup$ Correct. Although now I don't know who exactly to credit with the correct answer check mark... $\endgroup$ – dcfyj Jun 17 '16 at 17:25
  • $\begingroup$ Definitely f''. I would have posted as a comment, but wasn't sure if I could "spoilerize" it. $\endgroup$ – quidam Jun 17 '16 at 17:25
  • $\begingroup$ Ok, I'm definitely giving you a +1. Would give you both the mark if I could. $\endgroup$ – dcfyj Jun 17 '16 at 17:26

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