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I've always avoided instant messaging (IM) because I never seemed to be using the same client as my contacts and I was loath to install more than one.
However, I've now installed Trillian Basic, a unified IM client with support for five major IM protocols: AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), ICQ, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), MSN and Yahoo! Messenger.
Therefore, I can now be contacted via IM as follows:
MSN: DarkBlue (urbanmainframe [at] mailinator [dot] com)
Yahoo! Messenger: hollin_jonathan
I look forward to hearing from you! :-)
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