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05 October 2008 @ 05:56 pm
What the??  
I used an icon to reply to a comment and it wasn't my icon. Trying to decide if my account has been hacked or some sort of fried bit of LJ data.

Changed my password just in case.
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use my space name!: stephen; dramadamalur on October 6th, 2008 01:01 am (UTC)
I had the same thing happen the other day - it was incredibly strange. I suspect some sort of LJ error. T_T
Ithithildyn on October 6th, 2008 01:09 am (UTC)
Error is much better than hacking!
use my space name!: stephen; faildamalur on October 6th, 2008 01:13 am (UTC)
Agreed! Although I suppose it could be some sort of epic multi-account hacker...does that even make sense?
Ithithildyn on October 6th, 2008 01:18 am (UTC)
Yeah, it does make sense :)
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Ithithildyn on October 6th, 2008 01:08 am (UTC)
That's a relief! After all the stories I've heard of Russian bots hacking into people's LJs, I was a wee bit worried.
Pricetag a.k.a. Mom a.k.a. Margaret: Yeah right - Klausmprice on October 6th, 2008 01:51 am (UTC)
This happened once a while back when LJ was switching servers. The user icons got all jumbled up or didn't appear at all.

Also, if it was in a community, then it could be the settings. A community can be set to use only its own icons in posts. (I'm not sure, but I think you can do the same for you own friends page, too.)
Ithithildyn on October 6th, 2008 02:20 am (UTC)
This was here. Hopefully, it was just a weird fluke.
keerawakeerawa on October 6th, 2008 02:16 am (UTC)
Perhaps the universe is trying to tell you something. What was it an icon of?
Ithithildyn on October 6th, 2008 02:19 am (UTC)
It was a head that looked like it had been drawn with a coloured pencil. Very odd.
Lara I.lara_everlong on October 6th, 2008 03:23 am (UTC)
ahhhh this again?

this issue was going around my f-list a few weeks ago, apparently it's an LJ glitch.