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Anonymous
July 25, 2005 12:40:45 PM

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What do you think is the best IM?

gertude.sinibaldi@livepharm.com
July 25, 2005 12:40:46 PM

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In news:39a2c$42e4a58d$d99c5301$8690@allthenewsgroups.com,
gertude sinibaldi <gertude.sinibaldi@booomail.com> had this to say:

My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:

> What do you think is the best IM?
>
> gertude.sinibaldi@livepharm.com

Depends on what you're trying to do? Yahoo! Instant Messenger is handy and
has an invisibility feature that I like. Windows Messenger goes with a
whiteboard and is on every Windows based OS out there today except maybe 95
or earlier.

Galen
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Sherlock Holmes
July 25, 2005 5:35:36 PM

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"" wrote:
> What do you think is the best IM?
>
> gertude.sinibaldi@livepharm.com

Id say GAIM. becasue GAIM can use both the MSN Network, Yahoo network
and lots of others.

GAIM: http://gaim.sourceforge.net/

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Anonymous
July 25, 2005 8:03:08 PM

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Trillian is the best IM application, IMHO.
I really like MSN Messenger as a service because I can have
myname@company.com (well, until they implement the federated PIC with LCS
2005)

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> What do you think is the best IM?
>
> gertude.sinibaldi@livepharm.com
Anonymous
July 25, 2005 8:05:02 PM

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Greetings,

I don't think that's a really fair comparison because Windows Messenger is actually pretty
bleak feature-wise compared to Yahoo.

MSN Messenger vs Yahoo Messenger would be far fairer.
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"gertude sinibaldi" <gertude.sinibaldi@booomail.com> wrote in message
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> What do you think is the best IM?
>
> gertude.sinibaldi@livepharm.com
July 26, 2005 12:37:04 AM

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On Mon, 25 Jul 2005 05:21:05 -0400, "Galen" <galennews@gmail.com> wrote:

>In news:39a2c$42e4a58d$d99c5301$8690@allthenewsgroups.com,
>gertude sinibaldi <gertude.sinibaldi@booomail.com> had this to say:
>
> My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:
>
>> What do you think is the best IM?
>>
>> gertude.sinibaldi@livepharm.com
>
>Depends on what you're trying to do? Yahoo! Instant Messenger is handy and
>has an invisibility feature that I like. Windows Messenger goes with a
>whiteboard and is on every Windows based OS out there today except maybe 95
>or earlier.
>
>Galen

Yahoo Messenger has a recall key, MSN / Windows Messenger doesn't.
MSN / Windows Messenger has better audio quality. Yahoo Messenger gives a video
picture.
MSN and Yahoo Messenger let you Buzz (MSN Messenger calls it Nudge) your
friends. Windows Messenger doesn't.
MSN Messenger lets you change the conversation window backgrounds.
Yahoo Messenger has IMVironments.
Some friends like MSN Messenger, others will only use Yahoo Messenger.

They're both free. Use both.

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Anonymous
July 29, 2005 5:27:02 PM

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Hi Gertrude,

I personally prefer Yahoo Messenger....it's way more fun...they have many
Imvironments one of which is Nature one called Snowflakes. You can have
snowball fights onscreen...it's kewl....MSN Messenger...I have that one
also...but not near as much fun. They also have what are called
Audibles....also alot of fun.



"gertude sinibaldi" wrote:

> What do you think is the best IM?
>
> gertude.sinibaldi@livepharm.com
>
Anonymous
September 9, 2005 5:37:43 PM

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Hello,I Use Yahoo Mail But several Years ago I Removed Yahoo Messenger
becuse It slowed up my computer too much, has anyone compared yahoo
messenger 7 to MSN Messenger and if so Do you have a comparison and how much
ram does each of the two programs use, which is better


"gertude sinibaldi" <gertude.sinibaldi@booomail.com> wrote in message
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> What do you think is the best IM?
>
> gertude.sinibaldi@livepharm.com
September 10, 2005 4:01:47 AM

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In news:%23kT12XXtFHA.3908@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl,
Brett Moar <moarcr@unknown.com> had this to say:

My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:

> Hello,I Use Yahoo Mail But several Years ago I Removed Yahoo Messenger
> becuse It slowed up my computer too much, has anyone compared yahoo
> messenger 7 to MSN Messenger and if so Do you have a comparison and
> how much ram does each of the two programs use, which is better
>
>
> "gertude sinibaldi" <gertude.sinibaldi@booomail.com> wrote in message
> news:39a2c$42e4a58d$d99c5301$8690@allthenewsgroups.com...
>> What do you think is the best IM?
>>
>> gertude.sinibaldi@livepharm.com

Yahoo! Instant Messenger is using about 20 MB of RAM on this PC right here.
I haven't installed the latest version of MSN but someone else might be able
to tell you that and then you'll see which is lighter on resources.

Galen
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