Yahoo! Chat

Yahoo! Chat

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  • Chat With Yahoo

    Oct 2, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Able to talk to people from all around the world
    Cons: Freez up many times

    Summary: There are many different ways to access Yahoo! Chat by way of a club or group through their home pages or when reminders are sent via a link as well as at the main page, Your chat name will be the one you ... read more

  • Ow.

    Feb 22, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun. If you're bored enough to consider getting abused as fun.
    Cons: Abuse, vulgarities, idiots, pedophiles, porn sites, MUCH more! (See review.)

    Summary: Okay, so me and my friends were at a sleepover. I am 12, by the way, so if you didn't know this, well, now you know. Anyway, we were having fun but we got bored at about 11:00 P.M. Since my friend, whose name will be "Kiara" had gotten a new computer ... read more

  • thousands of Valid IDs are blocked

    Oct 7, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: webcam and voice chat
    Cons: unreliable, denies service, ignores complaints, completely unresponsive to problems

    Summary: Yahoo has huge problems with its chat servers. For months, thousands of valid Yahoo IDs have been blocked in error. This lock out seems to only affect Yahoo Chat and Messenger and not the other Yahoo services. Yahoo is unresponsive and seems to be doing ... read more

  • Yahoo! Chat

    Jun 8, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Simple to Use
    Cons: Freezes my computer a lot

    Summary: I actually use to use Yahoo! Chat a lot a couple years ago and lately I have not felt the need to go back at all. But the other night I decided to take a look - yes I was extremely bored and had nothing else to do and no one I knew was on Yahoo! ... read more

  • Chatroom freedom

    Dec 24, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to chat and to use with Webcam
    Cons: Too many weirdos want to see your webcam.

    Summary: Like 3 months a go I bought a webcam and began using in the yahoo chatrooms. Yahoo chatrooms offer a lot of freedom to chat about many different subjects. I have made friends with many people already and they are nice. I can chat and see people with my ... read more

  • Free Chat. AOL Can't Beat That.

    Nov 20, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It's free. AOL is not.
    Cons: Runs on Java which is a little unstable.

    Summary: For all intent and purposes Yahoo Chat is simply Yahoo’s attempt to keep people involved in their service. Their chat program is simple and direct. AOL by far has a more powerful chat client only because have had far more time in developing ... read more

  • I like it

    May 17, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: free, various categories, java,
    Cons: annoying people

    Summary: This chatroom has many categories to choose from. There is a category for almost everything you would want to talk about. However, inside of the rooms a portion of the time the people aren't even talking about the subject. Also a warning to ... read more

  • Cheaper than a phone bill!

    Apr 23, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun, variety of rooms
    Cons: Boots you sometimes and freezes occasionally

    Summary: Chatting is a great way to meet people and find out about different ways of life. Yahoo has various rooms for whatever age, ethniticity, subject matter...Everything. It is very simple to change from room to room and you can also create your own room! ... read more

  • Yahoo Christian Chat is Not Always What Christ Would Like

    Mar 1, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: I have met many wonderful people there and have seen many turn to Christianity.
    Cons: No moderation

    Summary: Yahoo Christian Chat was the first Christian chat room I have ever entered. I have been visiting it for over two years now. Through this room, I have learned a lot about God, myself, my religion, other religions, and myself. I have also learned to ... read more

  • How can it be so popular?

    Feb 2, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It's free.
    Cons: Read on...

    Summary: I just used Yahoo for the first time yesterday and I'm disgusted at the lack of control and the trashy people I encountered. The lag is so ridiculous.You can't even type anything while an advertisement box is popping up,it's really quite annoying. ... read more

  • My Second Choice

    Jan 4, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Ease of use
    Cons: Not as popular and as jampacked as ICQ

    Summary: My first chat on the Net took place with Yahoo Chat. Nobody taught me how to do it. I just casually went to the Yahoo web site and clicked the Chat link. Of course, it asked me to sign in with my Yahoo user ID and password, but I was all setup in no ... read more

  • "Yahoo Chats" Looking For A Chat Service That Has Very Little Chat?

    Dec 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, Yahoo! messenger
    Cons: Very little actual chatting going on at all times.

    Summary: It is really hard to rate chat rooms due to the fact, that it really depends on what the chatter is looking for when he/her chats. My Epinion will be based on a chatter that is looking for one thing when he chats, chatting. That is the one thing I did ... read more

  • Are We divided by race on the Internet? yes!!!!

    Dec 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: dont no
    Cons: dont no

    Summary: My Opinion is only real and true. Have you ever wondered why there are so many chat rooms that divided us into so many groups? My biggest Problem is when I go to chat, there are so many rooms like, African American rooms, Asian Room, Australian room, ... read more

  • The Best on the Web ?

    Nov 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use
    Cons: sometimes crowded

    Summary: Yahoo! chat is probably the best chat utility around- it's fast, easy to use, AND includes the ability to chat by voice! This was so much fun to use during the US Presidential election- I found myself talking and typing with a group of total strangers, ... read more

  • Meet New People? Maybe not!

    Nov 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Plenty of variety
    Cons: Too many stupid people

    Summary: From time to time I take the opportunity to log onto Yahoo chat and find new friends. I have to admit, yahoo has one of the biggest selection of chat rooms available, ranging from regional chat rooms, to special interest chat rooms. However the biggest ... read more

  • Still The Best

    Nov 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: FREEDOM!!! CHOICE!!!
    Cons: The system gets flakey on me

    Summary: I will always admire Yahoo! Chat for one thing: its dedication to the preservation of freedom of speech. Naturally, this will get abused, and naturally some people will get offended. But having been on other systems, I know I prefer the chaos of Yahoo! ... read more

  • Pretty Cool Place To Chat

    Nov 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy, fun, popular
    Cons: Java can do a number on my computer

    Summary: If you're looking for a good place to chat, I recommend Yahoo!Chat. It's a very well known place with lots of people and lots of cool features. It's fun, and it's easy. I've been using Yahoo!Chat for about 6 months now and I have to say that ... read more

  • Love At First Mouse Click

    Oct 18, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: you can chat with almost anyone in the world
    Cons: if your PC is slow, it takes the "chatting" affect away...

    Summary: I started using Yahoo! Chat a couple of years ago and they have been refacing the entire chat community since I started. I have found the Yahoo! Chat draws a very big crowd, since using it is absolutely free. The first time I logged on and I saw ... read more

  • Quality chat. Where has it gone?

    Oct 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Yahoo has a broad chatting aspect
    Cons: Yahoo chatters often leave a lot to be desired.

    Summary: Most of the time, I love Yahoo Chat. Like any other application, it has it's downfalls and it's bugs. On any given day, my opinion of Yahoo Chat changes; but the changes always go along with the degree of manifestation of the bad points. That, however, ... read more


    Oct 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, you meet a variety of people
    Cons: There are some very strange ones there

    Summary: Yahoo Chat, where do I begin? First of all, Yahoo Chat is very easy to access. All you need to do, is go to When the Yahoo home page comes up, click on chat. You will then be taken to the log on page. You ... read more

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