You Know You're Addicted to AIM When...
Three words: Carpal tunnel syndrome
You no longer type with proper punctuation, capitalization, or complete sentences...
You're pissed off your buddy list can only hold 200 screen names
You begin to say hehehe instead of laughing
You can now type over 70 wpm
You type messages to people who are right next to you or on the phone with you.
You won't work at a company that blocks AIM
You sign on and immediately get 10 messages from other people
You have a few screen names, some of them secret.
You type in random screen names, just to see if anyone has them.
Your screenname has the year 2002 or earlier in it.
You know what %n means
You don't break for the bathroom - even though you've got to go real bad - until you think of a witty away message.
You check the away messages of your buddies, every day, to make sure they haven't changed.
You have a few people on your buddy list just to spy on them.
You've had a meaningful conversation with a bot.
You learned Photoshop to make a super cool buddy icon
You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends who are addicted to AIM.