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a Question about ICQ if i may

Discussion in 'UHall' started by jack flash uk, Nov 20, 2009.

  1. jack flash uk

    jack flash uk Crazed Zealot
    Stratics Veteran

    Oct 21, 2006
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    every now and again i get an auth request and the message has )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))) or some other crap, is this spam or some language filter option, ie am i ingornig potential customers here???
  2. Yen Sid

    Yen Sid Guest

    Ignore it I say. I get it every once in a while and when you open the message its like the wierd letters like éÜÉüàå§ and other stupid symbols. In fact last night I got a message from "12345" with weirdo letters for a message and I added it to my block list.
  3. pgcd

    pgcd Guest

    Non-latin encodings usually mean that whoever is sending has no idea of your encoding or simply doesn't care - russian and chinese spammer fit the bill very nicely.
  4. Mapper

    Mapper Crazed Zealot
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend

    Oct 24, 2005
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    Yes I get these, Even if they were potential customers I can't speak that language so I tend to block them instantly.
  5. Serine

    Serine Guest

    I have my icq set so only i can add new people to icq . so i never get any request from unknown users .
  6. wrekognize

    wrekognize Guest

    Is there a way to turn off birthday notifications? I have yet to find this.
  7. Risso

    Risso Babbling Loonie
    Stratics Veteran

    May 15, 2008
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    I had this but it meant that when people tried adding me or messaging me about trades etc it didn't get through. Much easier just to block the spammers.
  8. I have gotten this too. Its a spammer, block and delete