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Author Topic: Check out my new avatar  (Read 3908 times)

Coeluh

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Check out my new avatar
« on: April 03, 2009, 05:33:47 AM »

There are 20 different ones!

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Re: Check out my new avatar
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2009, 05:47:01 AM »
Cute!  :)

Oh-kay! There's a new one loading everytime - and some of them are not so cute!  :-\



« Last Edit: April 03, 2009, 08:01:17 AM by nosh »

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Re: Check out my new avatar
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2009, 10:05:04 AM »
+1 with Nosh

Cute hack. But you might want to reconsider a few of them.

This one:

notgood2.gif

And especially this one:

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aren't gonna win you many fans.

Just a thought. :)


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Re: Check out my new avatar
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2009, 10:12:20 AM »
I've blocked it -
not because I saw anything offensive (I can hardly figure out 40hz's screenshots & didnt get to see them) - I just hate frantically moving images ...
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Re: Check out my new avatar
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2009, 02:31:20 PM »
it's very cool how you set it up.

but i have to agree with tomos -- it's pretty damn distracting for a forum.. i wonder if we should actually disable the use of animated images for forum avatars.. just too distracting imho.

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Re: Check out my new avatar
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2009, 02:51:25 PM »
I'd hate to see some of DoCo's classic animated avatars (app103's busy kitty, nudone's shy little cody, Josh's wretched little gnat-thing, and a few others) disappear completely.

Well, maybe not 'hate' - but I do think I'd miss them.  :huh: An occasional (small) surprise on the forum isn't always a bad thing.

But you're right. It can be very distracting if not done right. Maybe you could require moderator approval for an animated avatar - or only allow them at certain times of the year like during the annual fundraiser?

Just my 2ยข

« Last Edit: April 03, 2009, 03:03:30 PM by 40hz »

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Re: Check out my new avatar
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2009, 08:44:07 PM »
I've been using the forums for a bit now with avatar-displaying off.  If I get curious, I can visit dc using another browser while not logged in :)

I don't know what the potential impact from the perspective of performance might be (nor the work involved to get it working), but each user being able to configure whether they see other users' avatars on a per-user basis seems like another theoretical option -- sort of similar to "Ignore User", but not quite so extreme ;)

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Re: Check out my new avatar
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2009, 10:08:00 AM »
Well I changed it...
« Last Edit: April 05, 2009, 10:09:59 AM by Coeluh »

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Re: Check out my new avatar
« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2009, 02:30:43 PM »
Well I changed it...
Thank you! 
That's very civil of you and I appreciate it.
What you did was clever, but a bit distracting in this particular context.

Thanks again  :up:


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Re: Check out my new avatar
« Reply #9 on: April 15, 2009, 03:36:07 PM »
Well I changed it...
Thank you! 
That's very civil of you and I appreciate it.
What you did was clever, but a bit distracting in this particular context.

Thanks again  :up:
No prob