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ShotGunShep Frankfurter Level: 59 Posts: 752/836 EXP: 1617992 For next: 55146 Since: 20.2.03 Since last post: 2755 days Last activity: 2642 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: 110 Posts: 2104/3428 EXP: 14042166 For next: 366766 Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 13 days Last activity: 1 hour # 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: 84 Posts: 1464/1857 EXP: 5490452 For next: 171524 Since: 9.7.02 From: Sleep (That's where I'm a viking) Since last post: 736 days Last activity: 96 days
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: 72 Posts: 529/1368 EXP: 3236233 For next: 87545 Since: 16.3.04 From: Albuquerque, NM Since last post: 23 hours Last activity: 14 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: 1827781 For next: 48826 Since: 10.1.03 From: Enter your city here Since last post: 2395 days Last activity: 450 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: 92 Posts: 647/2370 EXP: 7654383 For next: 102584 Since: 11.5.03 From: Mount Pleasant, Pa. Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 2 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: 128 Posts: 1930/5007 EXP: 24356185 For next: 25581 Since: 20.6.02 Since last post: 88 days Last activity: 82 days # 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: 52/166 EXP: 127680 For next: 3660 Since: 25.8.05 From: Michigan Since last post: 24 days Last activity: 2 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: 78 Posts: 894/1597 EXP: 4251305 For next: 130940 Since: 4.4.03 From: Nitro WV Since last post: 25 days Last activity: 4 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: 292705 For next: 15408 Since: 6.7.02 From: Germany Since last post: 782 days Last activity: 425 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: 94 Posts: 1507/2401 EXP: 8188866 For next: 167822 Since: 21.2.02 From: The Land of Aloha Since last post: 7 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: 685552 For next: 26227 Since: 1.4.03 From: Dale City, Virginia Since last post: 2204 days Last activity: 2144 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: 133 Posts: 2973/5387 EXP: 27635360 For next: 217380 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 344 days Last activity: 182 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: 110 Posts: 1759/3428 EXP: 14042314 For next: 366618 Since: 2.1.02 Since last post: 290 days Last activity: 290 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 Lap cheong Level: 76 Posts: 463/1479 EXP: 3957960 For next: 48119 Since: 24.2.02 Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 2 days # 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: 362854 For next: 7596 Since: 22.7.05 From: Tulsa, OK Since last post: 244 days Last activity: 214 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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