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ShotGunShep Frankfurter Level: 59 Posts: 752/836 EXP: 1577550 For next: 95588 Since: 20.2.03 Since last post: 2534 days Last activity: 2421 days # 1 Posted on 18.12.05 1132.23 Reposted on: 18.12.12 1132.59 They used to be a HUGE provider, but their significance has dwindled to an instant messager. I got AOL when it was at 2.0. So does anyone still use it? Promote this thread!
DJ FrostyFreeze Knackwurst Level: 108 Posts: 2104/3380 EXP: 13434055 For next: 86488 Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 43 days Last activity: 12 hours # 2 Posted on 18.12.05 1148.46 Reposted on: 18.12.12 1149.23 I stopped actively using AOL in 2001, but I didnt get around to canceling it until last year. During the time I was paying for it but not actually using it, I would keep checking my AOL inbox just in case someone was still sending me stuff there. When I finally decided to pull the plug, it took me 20 minutes to cancel my AOL. I'm still all over their IM service, though.
Gugs Bierwurst Level: 83 Posts: 1464/1857 EXP: 5359910 For next: 72334 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 514 days Last activity: 15 hours
Y!: # 3 Posted on 18.12.05 1152.38 Reposted on: 18.12.12 1152.40 I use the IM service, but I've only used it as an ISP once. Worst three weeks of my Internet life.
Packman V2 Bratwurst Level: 71 Posts: 529/1331 EXP: 3020701 For next: 146428 Since: 16.3.04 From: Albuquerque, NM Since last post: 45 days Last activity: 17 hours
Y!: # 4 Posted on 18.12.05 1252.04 Reposted on: 18.12.12 1257.48 I sometimes use AIM, but have always preferred Yahoo's Messenger instead. Only used AOL when my parents had it...for maybe 2 weeks. The best provider I've ever had is the one I have now...Verizon DSL, which just upgraded their service for Yahoo central people, by offering a lot of Yahoo's premium services as a part of the package.
Nag Landjager Level: 61 Posts: 853/904 EXP: 1782520 For next: 94087 Since: 10.1.03 From: Enter your city here Since last post: 2174 days Last activity: 229 days
Y!: # 5 Posted on 18.12.05 1402.39 Reposted on: 18.12.12 1405.53 I use AO HELL. I hate, despise it, wish it to burn in hell. But have been too lazy to get another ISP.
Kevintripod Boudin blanc Level: 90 Posts: 647/2282 EXP: 7047978 For next: 140658 Since: 11.5.03 From: Mount Pleasant, Pa. Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 6 hours
AIM: # 6 Posted on 19.12.05 0100.10 Reposted on: 19.12.12 0100.29 I'm still on AOL since 2000, but I soon plan on getting that Verizon DSL deal that they have been offering lately.
Oliver Scrapple Level: 127 Posts: 1930/4943 EXP: 23324919 For next: 401712 Since: 20.6.02 From: #YEG Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 4 hours # 7 Posted on 19.12.05 0108.38 Reposted on: 19.12.12 0110.39 I tried AOL out, and I was glad, because I don't think I would pay for such spotty connections and terrible software. (edited by Oliver on 19.12.05 0009)
R-Dub Mettwurst Level: 28 Posts: 52/164 EXP: 121426 For next: 9914 Since: 25.8.05 From: Michigan Since last post: 222 days Last activity: 73 days # 8 Posted on 22.12.05 1133.58 Reposted on: 22.12.12 1134.04 We still have AOL. I can't convince the Mrs. to dump it.
jwrestle Lap cheong Level: 77 Posts: 894/1591 EXP: 4120664 For next: 70484 Since: 4.4.03 From: Nitro WV Since last post: 164 days Last activity: 3 hours # 9 Posted on 5.2.06 1525.02 Reposted on: 5.2.13 1527.21 Traveling purposes only...I've actually paid for four months of it now and am going to cancel it if I remember this month.
UnsUwe Chourico Level: 36 Posts: 187/263 EXP: 285749 For next: 22364 Since: 6.7.02 From: Germany Since last post: 561 days Last activity: 204 days
ICQ: # 10 Posted on 8.2.06 0211.20 Reposted on: 8.2.13 0211.47 I still use AOL, and despite being massively unhappy with it, I also think that the current version (I am using 9.0) has made quite some improvements, plus I use AOL since 1996 and I guess it just grew on me to the point of getting used to it and not wanting to change anymore.
J. Kyle Boudin blanc Level: 93 Posts: 1507/2389 EXP: 7939853 For next: 112987 Since: 21.2.02 From: The Land of Aloha Since last post: 78 days Last activity: 8 hours
Y!: # 11 Posted on 8.2.06 0257.36 Reposted on: 8.2.13 0258.25 I use AIM. I know one person in the world who uses AOL (dial up) and his Internet access endowment is the subject of much mockery.
y4j1981 Kolbasz Level: 46 Posts: 421/473 EXP: 668263 For next: 43516 Since: 1.4.03 From: Dale City, Virginia Since last post: 1983 days Last activity: 1923 days # 12 Posted on 8.2.06 0417.04 Reposted on: 8.2.13 0418.02 My Mother still uses AOL and cause she has I use the mail section. Sometimes I will use IM but thats it. At my home I have Verizon DSL. (edited by y4j1981 on 8.2.06 0517)
ekedolphin Scrapple Level: 132 Posts: 2973/5387 EXP: 27002503 For next: 129501 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 123 days Last activity: 33 days # 13 Posted on 8.2.06 0639.59 Reposted on: 8.2.13 0640.21 I've only ever used AOL as a temp service until we could get a "real" ISP, though I use AIM practically every day.
TheBucsFan TheChiefsFan Level: 109 Posts: 1759/3428 EXP: 13721389 For next: 238301 Since: 2.1.02 Since last post: 69 days Last activity: 69 days # 14 Posted on 8.2.06 0807.44 Reposted on: 8.2.13 0807.45 What are other people's AIM habits like? I'm pretty much permanently signed on, only logging off when my internet or power go down. Really, I check my AIM messages before I check my voicemail whenever I get home. AIM is pretty much a third phone for me (landline, cellphone...).
Alex Bratwurst Level: 75 Posts: 463/1467 EXP: 3819543 For next: 7378 Since: 24.2.02 Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 3 hours # 15 Posted on 8.2.06 1542.16 Reposted on: 8.2.13 1543.40 As I don't own my own computer, whenever I want to use AIM I just go to the school's library and use meebo.com because I hate AIM Express.
britishiles Head cheese Level: 38 Posts: 144/332 EXP: 351524 For next: 18926 Since: 22.7.05 From: Tulsa, OK Since last post: 23 days Last activity: 21 days # 16 Posted on 8.2.06 1651.09 Reposted on: 8.2.13 1651.36 Only AIM but I didn't download it I have the Express version. For those that have several different IM programs, try Trillion. You can have 4 different companies IMs on there.
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