I don't know what changed (or if this is just a fluke with Google Talk at the moment), but my Google Talk buddies aren't appearing online in Pidgin even though they are. I tried deleting the account ...
I log in to several different accounts on Pidgin. Pidgin collates all of my buddies into one buddy list. For example (inexplicably), I have my normal set of AIM groups, and then a group called ...