Monday, September 26, 2005

ICQ Fight is here!

After AIM Fight (which works with some ICQ accounts (UIN = screenname), there is now ICQ Fight! :D

Let us quote them a bit:

So what is ICQ Fight all about?
It´s a fun way to answer the question that has been bothering since 1st grade - we all know you're popular, but is there anyone more popular than you?

Why fight?
To know how well connected you are in the ICQ network �and obviously, winning is always fun!

Who wins?
Your score is the sum of the current number of people online who have you in their Contact List, out to three degrees. This means the score is constantly changing, and the winner of the battle may constantly change.

Say WHAT?! Or how does it work?
It's the wonders of geeks, mathematics and too much free time.Our computers use a complicated algorithm, so ICQ Fight can calculate how popular you are.Score is the sum of the current number of people online who have you in their Contact List, out to three degrees. It sounds a little complicated. But it's not that bad. Here's a diagram that makes it much clearer.



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2 comments:

Shmanky said...

How come ICQ keeps giving users what they don't want? When am I going to be able to dynamically change my display name? No, instead they're working on these types of things.

Nafcom said...

@Shmanky: I have idea, but I absolutely agree with you! :)