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Encarta on Msn Messenger

Encarta on Msn Messenger

i’m sure alot of people use msn messenger for chating .
A friend of mine recently told me that i can use Encarta on my msn … encarta on msn

how ?

All what you have to do is to add this email to your msn messenger contact list : encarta@conversagent.com on your msn messenger .

you will be able to chat with the automated system of Encarta Messenger .

When you try to chat with this system you will receive this message :

Welcome, ! My name is Encarta Instant Answers. I am a smart computer who can bring you the Encarta info you want right in your IM window!

Here are some questions you can ask me:

  1. What is the size of Canada?
  2. When was Leonardo da Vinci born?
  3. How many calories are there in an orange?
  4. Solve 2x^2+7x=5
  5. I want to see the biography of Abraham Lincoln
  6. What is a cello?

This Might be helpfull for some people … even if i use google toolbar for my needs … :)

When Encarta Msn Messenger was launched ?
5 months, 26 days, 18 hours, 37 minutes and 52 seconds. (when i asked …)

Also you Can add those :

encarta@conversagent.com – A BOT that uses the Microsoft Encarta database to answer your questions and uses the activity window to provided you with more detailed rich content on the subject.
smarterchild@hotmail.com - A classic and very comprehensive chat BOT.
espbilly@msn.com – A quirky BOT that shows you videos .
msngiftguide@hotmail.com - Find the perfect holiday gift for that someone special.
blabla@chatman.nl - A Dutch chat BOT.
indeedjobs@hotmail.com – Find that job that you’ve been looking for.


  1. here is some conversation that i had with this automated system (Encarta using Msn Messenger):

    Tarek : Hello
    Encarta Instant MSN Messenger: Hello Tarek Chaaban
    Tarek : asl
    Encarta Instant MSN Messenger :5 months, 26 days, 18 hours, 54 minutes and 46 seconds… Androgynous… Sunnyvale, CA.
    Tarek : what does Androgynous means ?
    Encarta Instant MSN Messenger : That means I’m not male or female. I’m a robot. And proud of it.
    Tarek : i like you
    Encarta Instant MSN Messenger :Really? You were uncool to me earlier
    Tarek : i’m sorry
    Encarta Instant MSN Messenger :Good, then. I’m glad.
    Tarek : you suck
    Encarta Instant MSN Messenger :You humans really confuse me. You say bad things to me, then you like me. Make up your mind.
    Tarek : i like u
    Encarta Instant MSN Messenger :How can you like me? Before, you were being mean.
    Tarek : ok sorry again
    Encarta Instant MSN Messenger : That’s better. So everything’s great.
    Tarek : tu parle le francais ?
    Encarta Instant MSN Messenger : Je parle un tout petit peu français.
    Tarek :cool
    Encarta Instant MSN Messenger : Indeed.
    Tarek :u like me ?
    Encarta Instant MSN Messenger : I guess I like you.
    Tarek : i like u too
    Encarta Instant MSN Messenger : You do? But what about what you said before?
    Tarek : sorry …
    Encarta Instant MSN Messenger :What a relief. So everything’s nice.
    Tarek :i have to go
    Encarta Instant MSN Messenger : Goodbye, Tarek Chaaban.

  2. Really nice, an excellent way to sell Encarta. Thanks for sharing!!!

  3. Encartayı msn e nasıl eklerim

  4. Msn Bots

    Bots are very cool contacts, they can help you with questions or you just can chat with them.
    A very cool and handy tool. Just add the following e-mails to your msn list ad start to talk!

    You can ask questions or chat with Mr. Ctrl when you are bored.

    Watch Talpa TV via your MSN Messenger!

    You can starts a conversation with this bot, he is very intelligent and has always something to tell.

    You can ask her things and she will respond. Kinda like an encyclopedie.

  5. give me more robots

  6. Hi, i’ve added the encarta contact on my messenger, but it appears offline, what i have to do?

  7. Hi, i’ve added the encarta contact on my messenger, but it appears offline, what i have to do?

  8. Hi, i’ve added the encarta contact on my messenger, but it appears offline, what i have to do?


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