OK this incident was just freaky. Whilst I’m freaking out and asking Julian to help me recover my iTunes library, I was noticing that none of my IM emoticons were showing up. Instead, I just got the standard Apple “I don’t know what this image is” question mark:
Perplexed, I decided to go into the Preferences menu and see if I could sort something out. And then I was really perplexed. My Preferences menu looked like it had died during the upgrade:
If you run into this, simply trash the current version of Adium and reinstall it. In my case, the preferences remained intact, so reinstalling fixed all my problems without any additional setup work required.
Anyway, this will be the last Leopard Chronicle about an application hiccup. I just couldn’t resist showing off that Preferences window, since it freaked me right out.