I freakin’ hate AOL Instant Messenger right now. All day, it’s randomly denied my attempts to log in, saying “You are attempting to sign on again too soon. Please try again later.” It’s related to using Trillian, I’m reasonably sure; that being said, I’m using the same version of Trillian that others are using without problems. About an hour after the error starts, I can log in again — but then, within 30 minutes or so, I get booted.

If the fuckers at AOL are really going to start playing the only-our-client game, methinks it’ll be time to stop using the damn thing entirely. God knows, there are other good services out there…


I’m getting the same error today. I knew Trillian was too good to be true.

• Posted by: Israel Saari on Feb 5, 2002, 4:22 PM

Same problem here, it’s happened on previous versions of Trillian as well. Trillian sends out new releases like once a week just to battle AOL with this problem. What’s the point of using Trillian if you cannot connect to AIM? It’s a pain in the ass and senind emails to Trillian (bug reports) doesn’t work. My emails get sent back to me. Anybody else have suggestions?

• Posted by: Pavilion on Feb 7, 2002, 12:26 PM

I did some research and I’m finding that this is AOL blocking Trillian because they are a bunch of deuchebags. Here is one site I was reading up on the “war” between AOL and Trillian:

• Posted by: Pavilion on Feb 7, 2002, 12:33 PM

I’ve been having this problem for a week now and the wierd thing is that I am not using Trillian at work! What gives?? I don’t think it’s so much Trillian as it is AOL is failing with it’s instant messeging service.

• Posted by: NiklzNDimz on Feb 21, 2002, 4:59 PM

this shit sucks man whats the deal this alwayse pops up and its really geting annoying. If anyong has any suggestions please E mail me if not lets all try another service!

• Posted by: jeremy on Jun 27, 2004, 3:42 PM

people keep gettin my PW ill make a new on and 2 seconds later they’ll have it and be on my AIM SN kickin me off. even when they are not on it he is getting every conversation i have with everyone. How do i keep him off? and get a little more privacy? if anyone knows please let me know.

• Posted by: rick on Jul 17, 2004, 1:03 AM
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