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Author Topic: Avatar Help: Help With Your Avatar  (Read 7097 times)

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Avatar Help: Help With Your Avatar
« on: June 30, 2011, 02:09:51 pm »
Is your avatar too large for our Avatar Guidelines? Or perhaps you'd like a custom avatar or need some other assistance to make your avatar just right? Post in this thread and one of our member artists may be able to help you.
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Re: Avatar Help: Help With Your Avatar
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2011, 12:54:28 pm »
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Is your avatar too large for our Avatar Guidelines? Or perhaps you'd like a custom avatar or need some other assistance to make your avatar just right? Post in this thread and one of our member artists may be able to help you.

 
So I've never been very good at getting my avatar to fit the file size requirements without turning it into a blurry blob. I'd love it if someone could help me out! I have a version of my bio photo uploaded here, if anyone wants to give it a shot! Thanks in advance. :)

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Re: Avatar Help: Help With Your Avatar
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2011, 01:02:18 pm »
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How's this? I can change the crop if you want something different.
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Re: Avatar Help: Help With Your Avatar
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2011, 01:09:51 pm »
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How's this? I can change the crop if you want something different.

 
Wow! That was fast. :) Thanks! It looks great.

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Re: Avatar Help: Help With Your Avatar
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2011, 01:12:01 pm »
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Wow! That was fast. :) Thanks! It looks great.

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Re: Avatar Help: Help With Your Avatar
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2011, 01:13:01 pm »
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No problem! Glad to be of help. :)

 
Of course, I did just get a new kickass tattoo on my back... so we'll see how long I can resist the temptation to update all my pics to show it off. ;) I may need your help again soon, Juni! :D

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Re: Avatar Help: Help With Your Avatar
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2011, 11:32:34 pm »
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or need some other assistance to make your avatar just right? Post in this thread and one of our member artists may be able to help you.

 
I must say, I was very suprised to see 'my' avatar in use by another member.  I thought, "I don't remember posting in this thread."  So I suppose it's time to ask for help.

HELP!
I'd like to use this image.  All I have is Paint, and the photobucket tools aren't much better.  All it needs is resizing.
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Re: Avatar Help: Help With Your Avatar
« Reply #7 on: September 18, 2011, 05:39:12 am »
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I must say, I was very suprised to see 'my' avatar in use by another member.  I thought, "I don't remember posting in this thread."  So I suppose it's time to ask for help.

HELP!
I'd like to use this image.  All I have is Paint, and the photobucket tools aren't much better.  All it needs is resizing.

 
That's the drawback to the stock avatars - we may have lots of them, but some will be more popular than others.  I think of that one as "yours", too, and always have to do a double-take when someone else uses it (which seems to come up every few months, even when we were on SMF).

I'm not usually one of the avatar helpers, but a resize is easy-peasy, and this gives me a chance to play with, and get acquainted with, my new GIMP - I just upgraded my whole system from 2004-vintage stuff to current stuff, so it's a big leap in versions.

So here ya go:



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Re: Avatar Help: Help With Your Avatar
« Reply #8 on: September 18, 2011, 03:21:39 pm »
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I'm not usually one of the avatar helpers, but a resize is easy-peasy, and this gives me a chance to play with, and get acquainted with, my new GIMP - I just upgraded my whole system from 2004-vintage stuff to current stuff, so it's a big leap in versions.


Yay!  Thank you.
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Re: Avatar Help: Help With Your Avatar
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2012, 04:13:57 pm »
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Is your avatar too large for our Avatar Guidelines? Or perhaps you'd like a custom avatar or need some other assistance to make your avatar just right? Post in this thread and one of our member artists may be able to help you.


I'd like to know why I have a purple smilie with fangs and squinted eyes, it looks funny and all but it's not what I want, did someone make it so I can't change my Avatar or something cause I can't find the option to do so and I would like to, if someone could assist that would be great!

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Re: Avatar Help: Help With Your Avatar
« Reply #10 on: March 23, 2012, 05:55:22 pm »
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I'd like to know why I have a purple smilie with fangs and squinted eyes, it looks funny and all but it's not what I want, did someone make it so I can't change my Avatar or something cause I can't find the option to do so and I would like to, if someone could assist that would be great!

The software creates one from your email address. you can change it. Go to Settings (in the menu at very top right.  Then select the "Edit Avatar" option.
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Re: Avatar Help: Help With Your Avatar
« Reply #11 on: March 23, 2012, 06:28:58 pm »
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The software creates one from your email address. you can change it. Go to Settings (in the menu at very top right.  Then select the "Edit Avatar" option.

Thanks!!!
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Re: Avatar Help: Help With Your Avatar
« Reply #12 on: December 16, 2013, 10:03:25 pm »
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Is your avatar too large for our Avatar Guidelines? [...] Post in this thread and one of our member artists may be able to help you.

 
This is what I'd like to use, but uploading it as-is to the forum makes it rather blurry. I'm not sure what, if any, image magic can be done to reduce the filesize (it's currently at just over 20kB)


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« Reply #13 on: December 16, 2013, 11:54:40 pm »
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This is what I'd like to use, but uploading it as-is to the forum makes it rather blurry. I'm not sure what, if any, image magic can be done to reduce the filesize (it's currently at just over 20kB)


 
Erm, never mind this.  I've got assistance from a friend elsenet; things are all shiny now.

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« Reply #14 on: December 17, 2013, 07:36:34 am »
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....things are all shiny now.

Excellent. I saw your message late last night and realized I had not reinstalled my good "shrinking software" after my October reformat. I was going to try to find it this morning and see what I could do.
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