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Some Magnificent Human Being Is Making Modern 'Away' Messages For AIM And We're Dying

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AIM / Modern Away

The early days of the internet were populated with tons of ways to keep in touch with your friends in real-time and one of the earliest to become absolutely huge was AIM. While MSN Messenger would dethrone it pretty quickly, there was nothing quite like keeping your besties up to date on your life through your away messages.

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Apparently we're not the only ones who are nostalgic for it! "Modern Away" is an Instagram account where some wonderful individual has taken to making fake screencaps of what AIM away messages would look like today. They've got messages for every situation, including;

Thoughts on apps

Uber problems

Keeping politically current

Being real about Snapchat

Mastering the art of being basic

How do you know a friend does crossfit? Don't worry, they'll tell you.

Follow your dreams

Click to the next page for more hilarious modern AIM messages!

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