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  • #FACT

    For our Season Finale, Inst Msgs presents the most elaborate "ReTweet" ever. We took some of our favorite tweets using the hashtag topic "#Fact" and made this. Check out the lyrics at INST-MSGS.com

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  • Adult Store Etiquette

    INST MSGS is a web anthology series that dramatizes social media. Based on everything from submitted instant message conversations to found Craigslists ads, INST MSGS shines a satirical light on modern (mis) communication.

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  • Seeking A Live-In Girlfriend

    Meet Andre. He's not an actor. He's a real guy using Craigslist to find a girl who will move in "with all her stuff tomorrow." We found Andre's ad and followed him around for this small glimpse into his life.

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  • U H8 ME

    How might an IM conversation between you and a former fling play out if it took place face to face instead? This week we bring to awkward life a real IM conversation submitted to us by viewer "Aries329."

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  • Teh Tail of One Kitteh Part 2

    Inst Msgs takes on the web's strangest and most beloved meme "LOLCats" in part 2 of this two part mock-u-mentary. Riding high off a successful audition, Louie the cat is poised to be the next LOLCats superstar. But a rivalry brews between his owner Sugar and another famed cat photographer Francine. Featuring special guest star "Liam Kyle Sullivan."

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  • Teh Tail of One Kitteh

    Inst Msgs takes on the web's strangest and most beloved meme "LOLCats." Part 1 of this two part mock-u-mentary chronicles the making of an LOLCats photo and it's newest star Louie, who's owner Sugar will stop at nothing to see her and Louie's names in lights. Featuring special guest star "Liam Kyle Sullivan".

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  • R U THERE?

    Abigail Spencer from 'Mad Men' guest stars to help dramatize this viewer submitted Instant Message conversation between two long distance lovers. But as is often the case with the internet, things are not at all as they seem.

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  • Missed 'Missed Connection'

    While the Inst Msgrs put the finishing touches on episodes for 2010, enjoy a bonus MISSED CONNECTION, brought to awkward life by overly trained thespian Phil Van Hest. This week, a lonely Craigslister laments missing a missed connection in the first place.

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  • A Craigslist Christmas

    This time of year, it's important to focus on the reason for the season. Unintentionally tragic Craigslist ads. Craigslist's quirkiest are brought to awkward life in a brand new Digital Date and a twisted holiday segment from the depths of QVC hell.

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  • My Legs

    Shrouded in anonymity Craiglisters make some pretty interesting requests. This week a Craigslist personal ad is given a dramatic twist with the help of guest star Dileep Rao from "Drag Me to Hell," and James Cameron's upcoming film "Avatar." For a more in depth look go to http://www.inst-msgs.com

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