Yes, this actually happened.
About half a month ago I emailed this string of characters to Beastly Gerbil.
]Ñ\wQÝEwp bin mse txt
I did this only because my earlier puzzle I emailed him, uh... didn't work.
The gerbil, it seems, never got around to solving it. But maybe you will.
What does this string mean?
binary, morse, text