Thread: AOL And your health

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    How many people here actually use AOL?

    If you ignore the cost and most of the people who use it, it's not a bad ISP.

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    Originally posted by Govtcheez
    How many people here actually use AOL?

    If you ignore the cost and most of the people who use it, it's not a bad ISP.
    ::SLAP::

    sorry, you needed that!

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    Ha. Ha. Ha.

    You ever used AOL, RoD? Around here, at least, it's almost 100% reliable. I always got good speeds and never got booted (for something that was their fault).

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    Yea i had aol for almost three years, i had booting problems, speed problems, etc. I will say tho, aol was cool for all the tricks/bombs.

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    Originally posted by Govtcheez
    How many people here actually use AOL?

    If you ignore the cost and most of the people who use it, it's not a bad ISP.
    That has to be a troll. AOL is a useless ISP. You can't dial-up to it from "alternative" operating systems (i.e. not Windows), due to the fact you HAVE to use the advert-ridden piece of resource hugging #### client, the e-mail and newsgroup handling of the client is useless, and again, plastered with spam and pop up adverts, ping rates are horrendous for online games, most, if not all of their "exclusive content" is mere linkage to external websites available from any other ISP.

    AOL sux.

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    Not a troll, sorry. I used AOL for about 6 years (since 3.0) without hardly any complaints besides the fact that some people didn't think I was 1337.

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    Originally posted by Govtcheez
    Not a troll, sorry. I used AOL for about 6 years (since 3.0) without hardly any complaints besides the fact that some people didn't think I was 1337.
    they didn't think you were l337 because u were on aol :P

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    there is no hope for you RoD.... You've got it all backwards :P

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    Hmmz, I used it for just a little over a year. For one reason and one reason only. I had that year free

    No, I didn't really have any problems dialing up and connecting. Well, aside from the fact that version 6.0 had some issues with Win ME so that it would dial twice everytime. But, it's not like I used the AOL "features". I used it to get online. As soon as it dialed-up, I went straight to Internet Explorer.

    I would never pay for that service. For $9.95 a month I get the same thing I got with AOL plus better connection speeds and MORE local connection phone numbers to dial.

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    juno is so l337 it roxx0r aol foo :P

    lmao, i just hate aol, maybe its just me.

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