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Discussion in 'UO Siege Perilous' started by Lorddog, Jan 24, 2009.

  1. Lorddog

    Lorddog Crazed Zealot
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    i have been getting alot of spam from different icq's that look like this

    icq = 373631040

    message = Æåñòêèé õàðäêîð è ýêñòðàâàãàíòíûé ôåòèø áåñêîíå÷íîå êîëè÷åñòâî âèäåî äëÿ òåáÿ! (òî÷êà)ru 3935

    is there a way to block everyone not in my icq list in trillian?
    I already press the block user for each time but I still get alot of these.
    this morning I got about 10 in the span of 10 mins from 10 diff icqs

    Lorddog
     
  2. garu

    garu Guest

    lol me too.
    please help!
     
  3. kelmo

    kelmo Old and in the way
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    Happened to me a few times a couple of weeks ago.
     
  4. Petra Fyde

    Petra Fyde Peerless Chatterbox
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    I've had a few too. The only thing I can tell you is that gobbledegook probably means the original message was in Cyrillic. We get stuff like that from some Russian users on irc. Unless you've got 'Russian' loaded as a language in Windows, that's the best your pc can handle it.
     
  5. Tjalle

    Tjalle Grand Inquisitor
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    Heh, I´ve been getting a lot of those as well the last month or so.
    Always ends with "ru" and 4 or 5 numbers...

    I just block them each time I get one.
     
  6. Idahoan

    Idahoan Lore Master
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    have had 3 in the last hour alone

    one way they get the numbers is from finding them on websites/stratics etc

    I block each one. If you add them, they'll start spamming and trying to transfer files (with virus's I assume) to ya.

    Avoid them like the plague!!
     
  7. kelmo

    kelmo Old and in the way
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    There is a report button on ICQ as well. Use it!
     
  8. Tjalle

    Tjalle Grand Inquisitor
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    But then again, since I can´t read/understand it, what would I be reporting?
     
  9. kelmo

    kelmo Old and in the way
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    Criminals? Let ICQ sort it out. I have had none since I reported.