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Old 01-07-2006, 04:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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is it me or are prices getting a little out of contral like 64k program for 49.99 give me a break .......they wonder why people pirate programs.........29.99 yea ...50 though no man thats crazy
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Have you tried Ramble IM...its free and a great app, it is only for AIM though. Yak-on is 19.95 I believe, it works on AIM/MSN for IM. If more questions about either of these 2 applications, do a search on here and you'll find the info you need on them.
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Old 01-07-2006, 10:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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In all fairness to IM+ (Shape Services) and other instant messaging software vendors: In addition to the cost of developing the software, these companies maintain servers which facilitate your IM sessions--the clients do not communicate directly with the IM services.

Obviously there are costs associated to maintaining such things...and IM+ is a one-time charge. Compared to others such as Verichat, which has an annual fee.
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i use verichat, and for $35/yr.. that works out to $2.90/month. A helluva lot cheaper than paying for SMS from your provider. I think its a good deal.
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is it me or are prices getting a little out of contral like 64k program for 49.99 give me a break .......they wonder why people pirate programs.........29.99 yea ...50 though no man thats crazy
New to the game...I use Ramble IM with AIM and its okay...but everyone here seems to like VeriChat. That would be my alternative.

Time for a stupid question....What does SMS stand for anyway? LOL!
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^^ Short Message Service (SMS)
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