off-line world

off-line world

(jargon)
A die-hard nethead term for non-computer-related experience.

See also big room.

["Internet", Feb 1996].
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"The epidemic of appalling online bullying demonstrates that the online world is not abiding by the same rules as the off-line world, and people are suffering right now" - Labour MP Thangam Debbonaire.
It's not like women are not harassed or held to double standards about their behavior in the off-line world. Rather, these apps are allowing millennial women to take charge of our hookups and dating lives, have more say in the men or women we want to date, and do so on platforms it's easier to be assertive in.
By connecting the online world with the off-line world, McMillon believes Walmart can make the lives of its customers easier and more enjoyable.
"Children should be protected from adult-only material online just as they are in the off-line world.
"There are lots of social group formation, hierarchies, and dynamic structures that can have considerable effects on how things move and evolve both online and consequently in the off-line world."
"Small businesses realise that in the off-line world trying to have 50 different conversations with banks or other lenders and then not having much to show for it is just not efficient."
Yet, these very people also mingle, meet up and congregate more often with 'warm bodies' in the off-line world. In fact, social media and mobile connectivity are fuelling mass mingling that defies virtually every cliche about diminished human interaction in our 'virtual era'.
"It will not be as simple as collecting income tax in the off-line world," he said.
Sure, Search Engines Deliver, But What About the Off-line World?
At that point, it was more a "nuisance factor," questions like "where did you get my email address," and for the off-line world of direct mail, "where did you get my mail address?," she recalled.
It has worked well for a long time in the off-line world and can help B2Cs increase their appeal to customers from the start.