How to find out if anyone from your neighborhood is online and ready to chat
If you're an America Online member, there's an easy
way to find out if anyone from your neighborhood (or from
any place you wish) is online at a given time.
- Sign on to America Online
- Select "Members |
Member Directory" from the main menu
- Click on "Advanced
- Enter a word that describe the geographical area
you're interested in.
For example, let's say you're looking for
everyone from the "New
York City." Simply type in "New York" without the
quotes. We'll ignore "City"
part because it's a very common word.
- In the "Location
(city/state)" block, enter the state
which you're interested in.
According to our above example, we're interested
in the NY area, so enter "NY."
- Fill out other entries if necessary.
If you're following our example, leave all other
- Check "Return only
members online" check box.
- Click on "Search"
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