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Postby HillbillyGeek » Jun 05, 2017 17:32

I was trying to upload one for my profile, but can't seem to figure out how to do that.........

Any ideas??
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Re: Avatar??

Postby MrSwiss » Jun 05, 2017 18:35

Simple: there is no such thing, in this forum ...
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Postby WilfredoFulcher » Jul 24, 2017 22:18

Been looking for the answer to that question....Just saw this post....Tht is way everyone is a question mark.
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Postby mrToad » Nov 06, 2017 15:09

Just curious why it's disabled or perhaps not possible? Might give the place a little more color and personalization eh? :D Optionally I think signatures can contain an image, but nobody's doing that.
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Postby MrSwiss » Nov 06, 2017 15:22

mrToad wrote:Just curious why it's disabled or perhaps not possible?
It's disabled (the forum SW, could) but, IMHO of no consequence (this is a no-nonsense forum).
mrToad wrote:Might give the place a little more color and personalization eh?
It might at the very same time be, diverting attention, from the important matters.
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Postby mrToad » Nov 06, 2017 15:30

MrSwiss wrote:
mrToad wrote:Just curious why it's disabled or perhaps not possible?
It's disabled (the forum SW, could) but, IMHO of no consequence (this is a no-nonsense forum).
mrToad wrote:Might give the place a little more color and personalization eh?
It might at the very same time be, diverting attention, from the important matters.

Well I suppose people may make prejudgments based on an avatar and that could effect their view of the post material... Or perhaps be totally consumed by the awesomeness of the avatar that they forgot what to type. ;) Overall the avatar may not have much relevance to the kind of discussions (in most of the forum sections.) But I always did like a little personal expression, as we are still individuals and relationships are sometimes formed and may be gently enhanced through a mild amount of personal expression. Those are my only thoughts, but I can understand what you mean and have no trouble with it.
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Re: Avatar??

Postby MrSwiss » Nov 06, 2017 16:02

In previous times, there was a "ranking system" implemented, which was scrapped later on, based on
my initiative, since it was solely based on "post count", which doesn't make sense (no quality checks).
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Postby mrToad » Nov 06, 2017 16:17

MrSwiss wrote:In previous times, there was a "ranking system" implemented, which was scrapped later on, based on
my initiative, since it was solely based on "post count", which doesn't make sense (no quality checks).

I would have to totally agree with that decision.
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Re: Avatar??

Postby deltarho[1859] » Nov 06, 2017 16:33

This is my avatar at PowerBASIC.

Image

I didn't tell anyone that photograph was taken 25 years ago when I was much more handsome than I am today. One of the guys found out and complained that it gave me an unfair advantage with the ladies on the forum. I showed him a current photograph and he reckoned that would frighten the horses and withdrew his complaint.
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Postby MrSwiss » Nov 06, 2017 16:44

deltarho[1859] wrote:I didn't tell anyone that photograph was taken 25 years ago when ...
:lol:
(I like that sort of humor(AE)/humour(BE))
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Postby marcov » Nov 06, 2017 17:55

deltarho[1859] wrote: that photograph was taken 25 years ago


How long is that in Dog years ? :-)
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Postby mrToad » Nov 06, 2017 18:03

deltarho[1859] wrote:This is my avatar at PowerBASIC.

Image

I didn't tell anyone that photograph was taken 25 years ago when I was much more handsome than I am today. One of the guys found out and complained that it gave me an unfair advantage with the ladies on the forum. I showed him a current photograph and he reckoned that would frighten the horses and withdrew his complaint.


For that avatar alone I would have to vote for turning them back on. ;D

Well mine was going to be a tripped out Mr.Toad.
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Sadly I think now posting this there shall never again be a chance for avatars.

Although this could be a pretty fun thread...
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Re: Avatar??

Postby deltarho[1859] » Nov 06, 2017 18:36

marcov wrote:How long is that in Dog years ? :-)

175, actually, but what does that have to do with it? Are you implying that I look like a dog? I don't come here to be insulted to which someone replies "Oh really, where do you normally go?" [The old ones are the best. <smile>]

@mrToad
With two such avatars in the same post I can see many a lady forum member grasping for their smelling salts.

Someone once asked me if I was Jewish. I thought that was a strange question and he said "You have a knack for taking the mickey out of yourself and Jewish folk are masters at it". I told him I was an atheist. He said "You are an atheist with humour like that?". I said "Look, pal, when you are an atheist you need all the humour you can get".
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Postby marcov » Nov 07, 2017 20:33

deltarho[1859] wrote:
marcov wrote:How long is that in Dog years ? :-)

175, actually, but what does that have to do with it? Are you implying that I look like a dog? I don't come here to be insulted to which someone replies "Oh really, where do you normally go?" [The old ones are the best. <smile>]


Chill, have a biscuit :-)
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Postby deltarho[1859] » Nov 07, 2017 20:51

Oh, thank you. You don't mind if I dip it in my tea do you? Oh, I didn't pull it out quick enough and it fell in. I hate it when that happens. More tea, vicar?

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