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Hey remember AIM, learning to type at a speed faster than any busted typing class could ever help you master because you had to get one more LOL out before your best friend wrote back, and screen names? Us too! Lucky collected a handful of fashion folk's screen names of yore and they're glorious. Emily Weiss of Into The Gloss, for example, laments, "PrencessEm. PrincessEm was taken by a woman who worked at Home Depot." [Lucky]