IM status. Why bother.

I keep iChat open all day long. I use an Away Message, usually “Working” to let people know that I’m, well working. It’s supposed to keep the casual chatter at bay, keeping me from receiving needless interruptions. Does it work? No. It seems like it’s just an invitation for people to IM me with messages like “Hey” and “Hi.” It is, for the most part, those multitasking kids that are the worst offenders. What is not to understand about an Away Message? It seems self explanatory to me. But who knows…


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