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ICQ Client Recommendations

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Risso, Nov 21, 2015.

  1. Risso

    Risso Babbling Loonie
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    EDIT: Ehh nevermind, apparently ICQ's new owners are blocking non native clients...nice
     
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  2. Dot_Warner

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    Trillian connects to ICQ just fine...
     
  3. Captn Norrington

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    The company that currently owns ICQ is Russian, and there are a ton of people in UO from both the USA and Europe who use it so I'm not quite sure what you mean by they are blocking non-native users.
     
  4. Petra Fyde

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    I use pidgin, mostly because it's a lot less bloated than actual icq.
     
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  5. DJAd

    DJAd Stratics Legend
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    I use the standard ICQ client. I was on an older version but recently updated to the new one and it seems fine. We have a awesome group chat for our guild members which works fine.
     
  6. Fridgster

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    I prefer the classic client.. oh wait wrong thread. :grin:
     
  7. Kojak

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    miranda-im.org
     
  8. MalagAste

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    I'm with Dot I use Trillian never had an issue. I get ICQ, MSN, YaHoo Messenger all of it in one.
     
  9. Nexus

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    Pidgin FTW. I can do ICQ, as well as a host of other IM services.

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  10. Duncan McDermott

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    I get a message that I can't contact someone because I don't give them my phone number. I never heard of that before and refuse to give a comm program my phone number when I don't know where it will end up. So I may end up just not using icq anymore and deleting it from my computer.
     
  11. Vor

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    I use Trillian. Awesome app. Unlike the bloatware heavy ICQ version I last used.
     
  12. Xanthril of LA

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    I get that message also for some users. I believe it is set up that way by the person you are trying to contact. I have just a couple people that apparently have set up their icqs that way. My other contacts are fine, although I must admit I only use icq for a few folks.