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Old 03-12-2005, 05:55 PM   #1
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Aim or yahoo

Ive noticed that more older people use yahoo.. and the younger generations tend to use aim..? Maybe im just psycho.. hehe
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Older people use yahoo because of the games I would imagine. I started out with YIM because I was big into othello back then. Now I am only on when I am playing Hearts. On a side note, we should start a hearts tourney. If you are interested, perhaps we can start a new thread. A pm would be nice to avoid the threadjack.
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I use trillian, which is AIM, Yahoo, MSN, and IRC rolled into one
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I use AIM, YIM and MSN. lyquidphyre, what is IRC??
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Internet Relay Channel. Goes by several names...mIRC is one of the most popular and Trillian is a service that connects you to IRC.

Whoops...IRC is used for Internet chat.

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I have trillian as well. If I didn't, I would prefer YIM. YIM has better emoticons and smilies, plus...you can conference other users easily.
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I have yahoo open separatly from my trillian just because I have multiple names, and if im singed on as "name one" and someone msgs "name 2", I can only respond as "name one"... its frustrating

I dont like yahoo as much as AIM/trillian because the biggest losers random msg me on yahoo... its like the come out of the woodworks to msg me
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You are aware that you can "ignore" unwanted/uninvited msgs in YIM yes? I know that YIM's drawback is that once you're online...everybody on your buddy list gets a little message to let them know.
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You are aware that you can "ignore" unwanted/uninvited msgs in YIM yes? I know that YIM's drawback is that once you're online...everybody on your buddy list gets a little message to let them know.

That's what AIM does, and it lets you know that other people are on. You can take them off on AIM, meaning..you dont have to get the little pop ups, bt on YIM i am not sure if you can...I should look into that.
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My favorite thing to do is go invisible on aim... Its rare to find me visible ^^
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YIM allows invisable. That makes you appear offline when your online. When Im busy I will do that so I dont get hit with alot of msg's.

The ignore is nice on YIM. For some reason I get alot of people trying to 'dirty chat'.

I also use Trillian so I have the full complment of popular chat accounts. YIM, AIM, MSN, IRC, ICQ.
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