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Question: Does the decline of AIM make you feel old?
Yes   -7 (36.8%)
No   -12 (63.2%)
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« on: May 10, 2012, 02:53:48 am »
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It makes me feel old.

AIM needs to make a comeback! FB chat is so terrible.
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« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2012, 03:09:50 am »
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it declined? but you're right fb is awful. i can't wait for that fad to die.
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That has got to be one of the most retarded proposals I have read on this forum.

Don't worry, I'm sure more will crop up shortly.
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« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2012, 03:11:49 am »
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Considering I got it at age 25, no. I only ever used it to talk to Snowguy. I miss you Snowy. Cry
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Yeah, after four years of being a non-disruptive poster on the forum, never considered a troublemaker, even someone who was liked well enough to be elected Atlasian President, Napoleon should be allowed to stay.


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« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2012, 03:17:14 am »
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I don't think I've used AIM since about 2006.  I've never used FB chat, however.
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« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2012, 05:26:51 am »
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Yeah, a little. It was the only way cool people talked to their friends when I was in 6th grade lol
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« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2012, 05:50:11 am »
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I've only ever used it to chat with people from this site so no.
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« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2012, 06:44:00 am »
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I remember refusing to use FB chat. That didn't last as long as I would have liked. Sad
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« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2012, 08:07:48 am »
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I remember refusing to use FB chat. That didn't last as long as I would have liked. Sad

I refuse to use Facebook. My life is better because of that. Tumblr is kind of cool actually.........
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Yeah, after four years of being a non-disruptive poster on the forum, never considered a troublemaker, even someone who was liked well enough to be elected Atlasian President, Napoleon should be allowed to stay.


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« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2012, 08:10:52 am »
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I've only ever used it to chat with people from this site so no.

Same here.
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« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2012, 08:17:35 am »
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What's AIM and why should I care ?
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« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2012, 08:31:36 am »
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I remember refusing to use FB chat. That didn't last as long as I would have liked. Sad

I refuse to use Facebook. My life is better because of that. Tumblr is kind of cool actually.........

Huzzah!
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« Reply #11 on: May 10, 2012, 09:17:54 am »
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Considering I got it at age 25, no. I only ever used it to talk to Snowguy. I miss you Snowy. Cry
whatever happened to him...?
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That has got to be one of the most retarded proposals I have read on this forum.

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« Reply #12 on: May 10, 2012, 09:27:30 am »
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Considering I got it at age 25, no. I only ever used it to talk to Snowguy. I miss you Snowy. Cry
whatever happened to him...?
Family stuff, I am not sure of the current situation but I hope it is going well for him and his mother. I think he will be back someday.....I hope he will be.
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Yeah, after four years of being a non-disruptive poster on the forum, never considered a troublemaker, even someone who was liked well enough to be elected Atlasian President, Napoleon should be allowed to stay.


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« Reply #13 on: May 10, 2012, 09:34:16 am »
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No- I had to look up what it was. I never used AOL to surf, so I never came across it
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« Reply #14 on: May 10, 2012, 09:58:51 am »
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What's AIM and why should I care ?

Ya, I've never used it and don't know what, exactly, it is.
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« Reply #15 on: May 10, 2012, 10:57:30 am »
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AIM? Nope, I believe that MERC is much better.
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Red - the beautiful color of blood
Flowing like a stream
White - the color of bleaching bone
Lovely and obscene
Blue - the bruising color of flesh
Battered, ripped and torn
The colors of the flag of hate
Of violence and porn
What you see is what you get
You haven't see the bloody trail yet
I'm no patriot, just a hate-triot

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« Reply #16 on: May 10, 2012, 11:58:11 am »
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I honestly don't even notice it, as I use a client that merges google/facebook/aim/yahoo/msn.
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« Reply #17 on: May 10, 2012, 12:03:05 pm »
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All IM services suck
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Tell it like it is, baby!



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« Reply #18 on: May 10, 2012, 03:09:58 pm »
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Facebook chat does suck, but everyone uses Google anyway.
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« Reply #19 on: May 10, 2012, 03:16:09 pm »
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my scores of AIM Logs 2003, 2006-2009 serve as a core of original sources for my tragic autobiographical tracts.
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I wanna contribute to the chaos
I don't wanna watch and then complain,
'cause I am through finding blame
that is the decision that I have made
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« Reply #20 on: May 10, 2012, 05:14:17 pm »
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Yes, though I have hardly ever used it.  Just knowing I was among the first to get internet service via AOL dial-up in 1996 makes me feel ancient. 

What's AIM and why should I care ?

Ya, I've never used it and don't know what, exactly, it is.

America Online Instant Messenger -the forerunner of instant messaging as we know it today.  
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« Reply #21 on: May 10, 2012, 05:18:55 pm »
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Yes, though I have hardly ever used it.  Just knowing I was among the first to get internet service via AOL dial-up in 1996 makes me feel ancient. 

What's AIM and why should I care ?

Ya, I've never used it and don't know what, exactly, it is.

America Online Instant Messenger -the forerunner of instant messaging as we know it today.  

Is that what AOL stands for?
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« Reply #22 on: May 10, 2012, 05:38:55 pm »
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AIM was boss.
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This forum also used to be a place very much in touch with political reality as a whole but not anymore just earlier I was reading that the average gauge of electoral votes for Obama is going to be around 310-350 or a similar repeat of his 2008 margin.
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