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is wrong with the avatar settings? I went to change my avatar this morning and even the ones that I use to use here won't go up! Shan, did you guys lower the size allowments for avatars? What's the dilly yo?

Also, what do you guys use to shrink pics down to avatar size. I had a freeware version of Adobe photoshop but the 30 trial time is up. I'm looking for something simple that I can download or whatever. Freeware or something of that kind...




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is wrong with the avatar settings? I went to change my avatar this morning and even the ones that I use to use here won't go up! Shan, did you guys lower the size allowments for avatars? What's the dilly yo?

Also, what do you guys use to shrink pics down to avatar size. I had a freeware version of Adobe photoshop but the 30 trial time is up. I'm looking for something simple that I can download or whatever. Freeware or something of that kind...

avatar settings are still at 150 x 150. I just editted mine the other day and it worked fine. sometimes when you save an avatar and try to reupload it, the size gets tweaked slightly, and u have to resize it. but i've never had a problem with it

i use a program called the gimp its a free program, you'll have to download the run time envirnment, then the actual program. 2 separate downloads, but its free, u can resize, edit, add text, merge layers, etc. works great!! not a very big program and once you get the hang of it, its pretty easy to use.
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I was having problems yesterday trying get my avatar changed but I just kept messing with it and then it worked,

Hey GM, I use Irfanview to resize my pics. Have used it for a few years and really like it.
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N4S, please be more specific... or send a better link "Kirk I'm a engineer not a miracle worker!!!"




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ok..i'll check into it..yeah, the link is a bit confusing..gimme a few, i'll find the right ones for you.
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I accidentally stole photoshop a few years ago...

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I accidentally stole photoshop a few years ago...
pirate pirate pirate..get em get em...
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I accidentally stole photoshop a few years ago...

Don't forget to make copies and pass them out for all to use.
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Hehe... in the first days of Kazaa... dl'ed "good photo viewing program" .. turned out to be photoshop and keys... oops...

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Well, I haven't changed my avatar recently, so I wouldn't know.
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Hehe... in the first days of Kazaa... dl'ed "good photo viewing program" .. turned out to be photoshop and keys... oops...

yeah, kazaa used to rock!! now u cant download ***** without getting virus, spyware or just a totally f'd up mp3, video or software.
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yeah, kazaa used to rock!! now u cant download ***** without getting virus, spyware or just a totally f'd up mp3, video or software.
And you have to wonder how much of that comes from record companies that are trying to get back at people for downloading music.
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And you have to wonder how much of that comes from record companies that are trying to get back at people for downloading music.

thats where its all coming from..the riaa is having a field day cracking down on all the file sharing..it really sux!!
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OH MAN Twisty is going to flip his lid when he sees Rock using his avatar!!!!




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yeah i noticed that last nite.....but in his defense though, i've seen that avatar elsewhere....I think!!
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OH MAN Twisty is going to flip his lid when he sees Rock using his avatar!!!!
Actually, I don't like him using it either. I'm so using to seeing the bouncing boobies and just know that's Twisty. Now I actually have to read who it is. WTF. You guys are making me work too hard around here.
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We try our best to make it hard and pleasing at the same time. LOL
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post #18 of 52 (permalink) Old 11-21-2004, 01:21 AM
 
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charliemav!! i love that avatar!! the blue lion, from Voltron right?!!!
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charliemav!! i love that avatar!! the blue lion, from Voltron right?!!!
Hehe, THANK YOU!!!!....Welll See that's the messed up thing!!!!!!!!! My Avatar is of Lance. He actually navigated the "Red Lion" but he wears the blue uniform.

-Sven and Princess Allura piloted the Blue Lion. Sven wore the "black" uniform and Allura the "pink."
-Keith piloted the Black Lion and wore a "red" uniform.
-Hunk piloted the Yellow Lion and wore a "yellow" uniform.
-Pidge piloted the Green Lion and wore a "green" uniform.

It's all messed up. BUT, I LOVE Voltron!!!! The ORIGINAL Voltron!! And Lance is the "bad boy" type .
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I remember that show. Voltron was awsome and I even had the small, large, and the super large(2.5ft tall) Voltron. It was a great toy till I grew up.
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