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Ed Osteen
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
The bigger surprise is that there are even still people using AIM


PrimeTime Money
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
Ah, I remember AIM drama in high school. Good times.


Ed Osteen
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
Remember the violent buddy icons? They used to have a huge site with all kinds of ones to choose from


Yellerhammer5
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
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I would use an app called Trillian that provided connections to all the major chat services in one program


Trillian was great.


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efrad
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
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Remember the violent buddy icons? They used to have a huge site with all kinds of ones to choose from



Yep, "Badass Buddy"! Hahaha


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Epic Cajun
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
Direct Connection FTW.


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Wally Sparks
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online


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tigersownall
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
I met the girl I dated throughout hs on aim. The ones that get away...


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632627
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
many many fond memories of my teen years and aol/aim


LSU316
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
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What will we use now to A/S/L?


Is IRC still around?


Pettifogger
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
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many many fond memories of my teen years and aol/aim



no shit

chatting up sloots

looking through the depressed song lyric away messages of your friends battling teen angst

i'm nostalgic as hell right now


LSU316
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
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looking through the depressed song lyric away messages of your friends battling teen angst


The precursor to OG facebook statuses...


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SamuelClemens
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
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The bigger surprise is that there are even still people using AIM


Overwhelming majority of my clients have gmail addresses. Once in a blue moon I'll have someone give me an aol email address.


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DecadePlusLurker
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
RIP to the big homie Smarter Child


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efrad
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
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Is IRC still around?


I still chat on IRC daily


Bob Sacamano
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Houston, TX
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
Those of us gas traders are going to scramble to find something else. AIM is how business gets done. Guess its yahoo or ICE IM.

We may be the last using AIM.
This post was edited on 10/6 at 12:54 pm


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BluegrassBelle
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That's 2nd place popcorn farts, thx
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beauchristopher
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
Oh no

That’s childhood there


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RogerTheShrubber
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online


Man, I had fun on AOL IM in the late 90's.


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S
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re: AOL Instant Messenger Officially Discontinuing This December After Twenty Years Online
tEgg and I got TOS rap sheets longer than the magna carta.

Check my progz son *€£^¥'


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