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Post by Tachyon » Wed Sep 22, 2004 4:27 pm

I would like to request users to limit their remote avatar images to 100 x 100 pixels in size. We can discuss this further if anyone would like before making it a rule on this message board. Large avatar images are making some threads more difficult to read for users on lower resolution monitors.
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Post by happy hopping » Wed Sep 22, 2004 4:38 pm

The width of the column on the left, such as "Rubel Colus" avatar, how wide is that? How many pixel?

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Post by Rubel Colus » Wed Sep 22, 2004 5:39 pm

Sorry for the trouble. :oops:

Just changed my avatar. Now it's 100 by 6x :wink:

Still looking good? :P

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Post by Sheizzel » Wed Sep 22, 2004 7:45 pm

I think you meant mine, I will change it right away, sorry :oops: .

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Post by Tachyon » Wed Sep 22, 2004 9:23 pm

Thanks for the help, everyone. We can discuss avatar sizes and come to an agreement. I don't want to prevent the cool avatars I've been seeing - just tone them down a bit.

Once I've got my own computer plugged in I'll be able to resize people's avatars for them.
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Post by Zoxesyr » Thu Sep 23, 2004 1:37 am

mine is 60x60 for 5.98kb. On the avatar control page, it says that the max size should be 80x80 and no more than 6kb.

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Post by happy hopping » Thu Sep 23, 2004 8:49 pm

Rubel Colus wrote:Sorry for the trouble. :oops:

Just changed my avatar. Now it's 100 by 6x :wink:

Still looking good? :P
I was hoping the avatar can get to be as big as your former avatar size. Because it is at the margin of the left "intro" page anyway. Whether it is 100 pixel or more, if it doesn't kiss near that vertical line, is it a do-able size?

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Post by Falk » Thu Sep 23, 2004 9:34 pm

It's not my board^^, but I guess it's ok.

The left marge is 150 pixels, so 140px large is a maximum if there are marges between the picture and the table.

Vertically the size is not much a problem for me. A message + signature is often bigger than the avatar, and anyway messageboard are made to be scrolled up/down (in opposition to left/right), so an image a bit more high than large is not a problem for me. Also many board I visit have big pictures in their signature...

Also I guess the weight limit was made for 56k (well, there are still people with dial-up conexion^^), but here we are not that many, so there are not many different avatars to load.
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Post by Sheizzel » Thu Sep 23, 2004 9:53 pm

Certainly can be a waste of space for one liners such as the one I'm posting right now :P .

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Post by happy hopping » Thu Sep 23, 2004 10:32 pm

ok, I didn't realize that. But a 140 pixel wide avatar vs. a 100 pixel wide avatar, hardly save a sec. even on 56K.

THe reason I bring it up is that a 100 pixel wide avatar is too small, depends on the pic. itself on the avatar, it could be too small to view and it's like an eye exam.

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Post by Tachyon » Thu Sep 23, 2004 10:41 pm

140 x 140 pixel avatars are ok now. We'll see how it goes and change the rule if we need to.
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Post by Mave » Fri Sep 24, 2004 12:01 am

Ok here comes a supern00b question about avatars...do they hafta be off-site? I.e. if i dont have a webspace online with the pic somewhere then i´m screwed? (if i want to have an avatar that is)

I thought maybe they could be uploaded to whatever server the board is one...

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Post by Nu Soard Graphite » Fri Sep 24, 2004 1:28 am

I simply did an image search on Google until I found one of a size that worked.
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Post by Falk » Fri Sep 24, 2004 1:05 pm

Mmh talking about avatar, Sheizzel, is your avatar the box artwork of the 1/144 Final Junchoon from FAC 2004 ?

If so, is there a possibility to get a scan of it ? :D :D :D
Or did you found it on the net ?
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Post by Rubel Colus » Fri Sep 24, 2004 1:38 pm

Mave wrote:Ok here comes a supern00b question about avatars...do they hafta be off-site? I.e. if i dont have a webspace online with the pic somewhere then i´m screwed? (if i want to have an avatar that is)

I thought maybe they could be uploaded to whatever server the board is one...
u can just save ur image to an online image storage, such as imageshack.

http://www.imageshack.us/

:wink:

P.S Sheizzel ur avatar rocks. Now i juz need tat Clotho :twisted:

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