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Old 11-16-2019, 07:06 AM
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How Do You Create An Avatar?


I was thinking of doing it recently. But I have to admit, it is not a necessity.

But I noticed some members have an avatar. I am a Charter Member. So it seems I should have the ability to do things like this. Yet for some reason, I can't do it. Or maybe I can't figure out how to do it.

(1) Can I create an avatar, and if so then, (2) how?

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Old 11-16-2019, 07:24 AM
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Okay, I figured how to download an avatar. But I can't find a picture small enough to work. I am looking for a small peace sign postage stamp. Does anyone know where one is? Or how to create one from a bigger jpg picture?

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Old 11-16-2019, 07:37 AM
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Well, I apparently did it somehow. But when I chose 'Save Changes', I got a message 'Upload Failed'. What does that mean? And am I all set?
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Old 11-16-2019, 07:39 AM
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I see your avatar and it looks fine -- a peace symbol stamp.
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Old 11-16-2019, 09:29 AM
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Note: Membership status is not connected to being able to have an avatar.

(And you're merely uploading an avatar, not creating one. Some of us went to significant effort to create ours.)
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Old 11-17-2019, 01:49 PM
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Okay, I figured how to download an avatar. But I can't find a picture small enough to work. I am looking for a small peace sign postage stamp. Does anyone know where one is? Or how to create one from a bigger jpg picture?

It looks like you got it working, but just for future reference, most paint or photo applications will let you resize the image, either to a specific x,y pixel size or a percentage of the original size.
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Old 11-17-2019, 02:23 PM
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Yep, I see it. Nice!
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