Cant Set An Avatar?

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Aug 1, 2013 at 6:09 PM
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there's no limit now afaik
or maybe people with only like, 10 posts or less can only upload 70x70
it was kind of a dumb rule anyway
 
Aug 1, 2013 at 6:43 PM
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Hmm, I see...

It might just be IPBoard messing up my upload then, I'll have to try again. Anyway, thanks for the help!
 
Aug 1, 2013 at 6:45 PM
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Polaris said:
Hmm, I see...

It might just be IPBoard messing up my upload then, I'll have to try again. Anyway, thanks for the help!
I don't know if you realize this, but the avatar you have at the moment is 100x100 pixels.
 
Aug 1, 2013 at 6:55 PM
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I know...

It just looks very pixelated to me, especially compared to other avatars. The source image is 300×300, so I might have to downsize it for it to look better. It's very good quality, so I don't think that's the thing, and it's been doing it since day one...
 
Aug 1, 2013 at 6:56 PM
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protip: resize with a proper image editing application to your liking, then upload at 100x100 so you don't have to rely on whatever the server has.
 
Aug 1, 2013 at 9:10 PM
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Gotcha, thanks.

Better fire up Paint.NET...

Yup, that looks a lot better. Thank you. :)
 
Aug 13, 2013 at 4:19 AM
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Really? Are you sure?

Members should be able to change their pictures from the start now. D:

Did you try uploading one and it gave an error message or something? In case you don't know where to change it, go to your name at the top-right of the screen and click "My Settings". From there, a button at the top called "Change my photo..." will allow you to do stuff to set one...but if it's not working for ya, we might have a problem....
 
Aug 13, 2013 at 4:21 AM
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yes you can
my sis changed hers as soon as she created her account
 
Aug 13, 2013 at 5:08 PM
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ALLRIGHT!!!! I made my own cave story face, will be putting that as my avatar :D

Wait - Why does BitMap not work?
 
Aug 13, 2013 at 9:17 PM
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Dunc2403 said:
Because .bmp is literally the worst image extension ever
correction:

.jpeg is.


case closed.
 
Aug 13, 2013 at 10:31 PM
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No, .bmp is. It's a proprietary file format that takes up way too much space and is bettered in literally every way by .png. .jpg is a file format designed for compressing photos so they don't take up 6 GB when you put them onto your computer, and does so very well. Using pixel art as an example of why .jpg is a bad file format is retarded, because it was never designed for that. Every major image file format has its pros and cons, except .bmp. .bmps are worse in literally every way to other file formats designed to do what they do, namely .pngs. The fact that the image you showed us has artifacts is proof that .jpg does its job well. Any questions?
 
Aug 14, 2013 at 12:35 AM
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Dunc2403 said:
Any questions?

Completely unoffensive-ly, but...


Why don't YOU have an avatar?
 
Aug 14, 2013 at 1:13 AM
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Bombchu Link said:
Completely unoffensive-ly, but...


Why don't YOU have an avatar?
...because he doesn't feel like having one. :hoppy:
 
Aug 14, 2013 at 1:45 AM
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I should make an avatar that is one black pixel.


Though of course I wouldn't replace my current one, who would want a 1 pixel avatar anyway?
 
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