KeithFrechette
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How do I specify an avatar for my account?

Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:25 pm

I've attempted to add an avatar via the "profile" section in the User Control Panel, but the site is saying that editing avatars is not presently supported. Am I misunderstanding something, or is that a feature the truly is not presently supported?
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Re: How do I specify an avatar for my account?

Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:34 pm

You need to be a paid "Supporter" to be able to use a picture (which can also be an avatar). That also gets rid of the ads.
KeithFrechette wrote:I've attempted to add an avatar via the "profile" section in the User Control Panel, but the site is saying that editing avatars is not presently supported. Am I misunderstanding something, or is that a feature the truly is not presently supported?
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JohnnySebring
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Re: How do I specify an avatar for my account?

Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:58 pm

I can't edit mine either and I'm a Supporter. "The avatar functionality is currently disabled" is the message I see.
mogur wrote:You need to be a paid "Supporter" to be able to use a picture (which can also be an avatar). That also gets rid of the ads.
KeithFrechette wrote:I've attempted to add an avatar via the "profile" section in the User Control Panel, but the site is saying that editing avatars is not presently supported. Am I misunderstanding something, or is that a feature the truly is not presently supported?

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Re: How do I specify an avatar for my account?

Thu Aug 25, 2011 2:28 am

after the server rebuild they must have forgotten to
to turn it back on......
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rmay635703
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Re: How do I specify an avatar for my account?

Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:37 pm

Gotta wonder why out of hundreds of forums this is the only one that requires payment to post a 6kb picture

All this does is drive images to 3rd parties that go out of business breaking photo heavy posts

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Re: How do I specify an avatar for my account?

Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:01 am

rmay635703 wrote:Gotta wonder why out of hundreds of forums this is the only one that requires payment to post a 6kb picture

All this does is drive images to 3rd parties that go out of business breaking photo heavy posts
It's not that we require payment in order to post a 6kb picture, that was just one of the benefits we created to people who wanted to support the forum financially - back in 2011!

I'm working on changing the way some of the forum operates, and allowing image hosting is something we want to open up to all members soon.

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Re: How do I specify an avatar for my account?

Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:41 am

That’s good news


Believe it or not I was a member here in 2010 during the deposit excitement and had setup my profile, avatar and all but I ended up having to reregister and setup my account again not long after, don’t remember what the reason was.

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