Well if you want to keep them there's an app that's just like bbm but better you can meet people with it it's called (cnectd) it's for all platforms cryphone's brokeberry's and the best of them all android's
Hahaha I just did tonight as well. Now that I think about it, there aren't that many benefits to bbm. All phones have threaded sms and texts are unlimited. I'd gladly give up BBM and my 8330 for a phone that doesnt freeze every 6.5 seconds.
Hahaha! I did that yesterday. I gave them my phone number and said that after tomorrow they would have to text me the "old-fashioned" way. Lol. I said I'd be getting the HTC Evo and am leaving my BB in the dust...I was thinking I'd get some crap from them for that, but they ALL were envious that I could update because they all are getting sick of their BBs for one reason or another. LOL.