An AWAY MESSAGE BATTEL!! occurs when you Instant Message someone while your away message is up, and in turn, get their away message - spawning two battling rapid-fire style auto-responses. Your screen scrolls really fast, your heart races; and in the heat of the moment, you yell it loud: "AWAY MESSAGE BATTEL!!"
Mrwhale Jr (12:10:00): I'm drawing a giant taco
Auto response from Shower Tim (12:10:01): I'M NOT HERE!!
Auto response from Mrwhale Jr (12:10:02): Free Eyeball Washes!