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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.13
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?
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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.13

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.


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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.79
I use the IM service, but I've only used it as an ISP once. Worst three weeks of my Internet life.

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#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.36
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.

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#5 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.97
I use AO HELL. I hate, despise it, wish it to burn in hell. But have been too lazy to get another ISP.

Since: 11.5.03
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#6 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.42
I'm still on AOL since 2000, but I soon plan on getting that Verizon DSL deal that they have been offering lately.

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Since: 20.6.02

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#7 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.06
I tried AOL out, and I was glad, because I don't think I would pay for such spotty connections and terrible software.

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Since: 25.8.05
From: Michigan

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#8 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.76
We still have AOL. I can't convince the Mrs. to dump it.
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Since: 4.4.03
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#9 Posted on | Instant Rating: 1.07
Traveling purposes only...I've actually paid for four months of it now and am going to cancel it if I remember this month.

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#10 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.39
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.

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Since: 21.2.02
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#11 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.48
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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.

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#12 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.57
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.

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Since: 12.1.02
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#13 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.29
I've only ever used AOL as a temp service until we could get a "real" ISP, though I use AIM practically every day.

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#14 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.42
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...).
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#15 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.85
As I don't own my own computer, whenever I want to use AIM I just go to the school's library and use because I hate AIM Express.

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Since: 22.7.05
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#16 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.68
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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