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#1 The Loch

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Posted 16 October 2005 - 03:42 PM

:thumbsup: Hi, i was wondering, which instant messenger you would say is the better of the three. AOL, MSN, YAHOO? Thanks in advance, sportster.
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Posted 16 October 2005 - 05:09 PM

I think all three are good for their intended purpose.
Personally I use the GAIM client to connect to all three.
For Windows there is Trillian which will let you connect
to all of them at the same time also.

http://gaim.sourceforge.net/about.php

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Posted 16 October 2005 - 05:38 PM

I use both Yahoo and MSN, but prefer the latter. Anything with the vowels AOL I avoid like the plague.
Many people use the cross-platform Trillian.
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Posted 17 October 2005 - 02:08 AM

I have been using Trillian for years, and have AOL, ICQ, YIM, and IRC running on it. The freeware verison has no popup or adds. And it is light on resouces (IMHO) since you only have 1 program running. I have run it on '98, ME, Win2k, and now on my XP Pro.
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Posted 18 October 2005 - 06:31 AM

I think all three are good for their intended purpose.
Personally I use the GAIM client to connect to all three.
For Windows there is Trillian which will let you connect
to all of them at the same time also.

http://gaim.sourceforge.net/about.php

http://www.ceruleanstudios.com/learn/


Hi, raw, I've heard of GAIM, and was kinda leaning that way. Thanks For Your Reply
sportster.

I use both Yahoo and MSN, but prefer the latter. Anything with the vowels AOL I avoid like the plague.
Many people use the cross-platform Trillian.
Regards,
John


Hi, jgweed, I've never heard of Trillian. I'll have to look at it, see what it has.
Thanks. sportster.


I have been using Trillian for years, and have AOL, ICQ, YIM, and IRC running on it. The freeware verison has no popup or adds. And it is light on resouces (IMHO) since you only have 1 program running. I have run it on '98, ME, Win2k, and now on my XP Pro.



Hi, acklan, Thanks for your reply also. I appreciate your taking time to reply.
As i said before, i'll have to give trillian a look also. Thanks again. sportster.
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