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Old 01-31-2008, 05:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i tried out the 7day free trial of the IM+CHat but dont want to pay the one time only fee of $49.99. In the faqs the free AIM link is broken. Infact, couple of the third party applications are bad links or no longer available.

the AOL instant messenger access link is towards the bottom in the link. "http://www.ramble-im.com/ramble/"
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Old 01-31-2008, 06:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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there are no free apps that work. you have to pay to play or use one of the SMS based programs.
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Try this link: Ramble® Instant Messenger Download
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it doesnt work hasnt for months. as I have posted many many many times after someone has suggested it

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JiveTalk is only $19.99, much cheaper than $49.99. BeeJive :: JiveTalk mobile messenger - instant messaging to go
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Old 01-31-2008, 10:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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there is a free AIM ICQ MSN program that i got from a different forum. i won't mention their name b/c from what i know, these two forums are competitors.
it involves installing programs for a different OS.

i have both AIM n MSN and they both work perfectly fine
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Old 02-01-2008, 03:43 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Although it isn't free,
I <3 Jivetalk. So much that I bought the went "all out" and bought the User License for the extra 10 bucks....
Great program. The new Beta is wonderful, if anyone has tried it......GREAT WiFi support(in the beta).
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there is a free AIM ICQ MSN program that i got from a different forum. i won't mention their name b/c from what i know, these two forums are competitors.
it involves installing programs for a different OS.

i have both AIM n MSN and they both work perfectly fine
BBf has no competition. Its the only BB forum as far as I am concerned most others are just wannabes.
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Your comment might be true for Verizon but Sprint provides AIM for free.


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there are no free apps that work. you have to pay to play or use one of the SMS based programs.
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Your comment might be true for Verizon but Sprint provides AIM for free.
but he is a tmo customer so I guess both our points are moot
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Old 02-01-2008, 09:09 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Im surprised that link did work. It asked me to accept the policies yadda yadda. then it asked for my email addy. Then gave me the option to either download OTA or have an email sent to me to install via DM. i choose OTA through my browser and it worked Thanks.

someone should update the BBfaqs with the correct link to Ramble AIM.
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Im surprised that link did work. It asked me to accept the policies yadda yadda. then it asked for my email addy. Then gave me the option to either download OTA or have an email sent to me to install via DM. i choose OTA through my browser and it worked Thanks.

someone should update the BBfaqs with the correct link to Ramble AIM.
so it is working for you I loaded it and nothing it signed on and froze and hasnt worked since I unloaded and it connected and froze again. I never did get to have a conversation.
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Wirelessly posted (BlackBerry 8100 Pearl: BlackBerry8100/4.2.1 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/100)

Ramble sucks!
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Ramble sucks!
oh I agree with you
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ramble works great for me,,, i emailed it to myself and have not had a problem yet
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must be a verizon thing because I havent been able to get it to work on my 8703 and I just tried it on my new pearl still no luck
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if i used AIM a lot, i would definitely use JiveTalk, but i rarely use it, so Ramble works fine for me...
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When I had my Tmobile 8100 it came with a program that allowed you to use AIM, ICQ, Yahoo and MSN. It wasn't SMS based either. I would check with Tmo blackberry support.
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For TMO it is OZ and it is SMS based. I use GTalk and set up a AIM account on it via Jabber. It really does work. Search for the GTalk threads and it will walk you through it. I have support for Yahoo, MSN, and AIM and it is free
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jivetalk for me.. works great on my pearl, only 20$ for a year subscription!
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