I currently have all my contacts in Adium linked to their cards in Address Book ... all neatly tagged and supplied with clear pictures of their faces. Instead of a full contacts list, I customized Adium to just show the pictures of the people's faces online on the left side of the screen (kinda like a dock) like you can see in the screenshot below. Now what I want to do is, have a stack in my dock and when I click it, it would display all my online contacts (with their photos) How do you guys think I could accomplish this? Clicking a photo and causing it to open an IM window shouldn't be too hard. (I'm thinking Automator ... and img2icns to create little icons out of the pictures) But how to group only my online contacts, seems a bit harder. Maybe using a smart playlist, but what would the criteria be? Can anyone help? Anyone ever tried anything similar? How do you manage your contacts list in Adium?