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Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

Post by Teancum »

Guys, there's two reasons why we have the avatar 150 wide by 200 tall rule.

1-So avatars aren't retardedly huge in size (the forum code currently shrinks them so this isn't a much of a problem)

2-Smaller filesizes = faster loading pages. And for those with 56k modems still (there's quite a few) that's a big issue.


Therefore you all have one week to either replace your avatar with one that's the correct size, or find a new one that is. The staff knows how to check the size of your image, and starting next Sunday any image that is too large will be removed from your avatar. On your second offense your avatar privileges will be revoked.

Sorry to do this, but I've check a few random topics and about 1/2 our members are breaking this rule. And it's been in place for ages, so there's no excuse.
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

Post by Caleb1117 »

Really? I don't actually check to properties of everyones avatar, but if I see one thats obviously to big, I tell them. I can't remember seeing anyone with too big an avatar lately. I don't doubt you, just saying I haven't seen any blatant breaking of that rule.
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

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We've had half a dozen 800x600+ sizes, even a widescreen desktop 1280x something wallpaper.
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

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Ok... I know I spend too much time here, how did I miss that. :lol:
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

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You mean the actual image should be 150x200? Because then it IS 1/2..
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

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Yes, the actual images should be under 150 x 200.

And yours isn't.... :wink:
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

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Woah woah woah woah. The images before being scaled by the handy little scaler device?
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

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Penguin wrote:Yes, the actual images should be under 150 x 200.

And yours isn't.... :wink:


Do know, that's why i asked :P I'll change it immediately! Image
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

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MandeRek wrote:
Penguin wrote:Yes, the actual images should be under 150 x 200.

And yours isn't.... :wink:


Do know, that's why i asked :P I'll change it immediately! Image


Uhm.. Fail? :lol: Your new ones nearly twice as big as the last one.

The Actual image (The one you use / pick etc to use as your avatar should be under 150 x 200px). The phpBB3 feature that *rescales avatars* does only that, it uses the HTML img width/height parameters to rescale your image. Its not resized. The same filesize is retained and dimensional image size.

Example of when I view your avatars properties.

377px × 551px (scaled to 150px × 200px)


The 377px x 551px is the one that must be under 150x200.

Posting the same image.

Image

Definitely not 150x200 :wink:
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

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Penguin wrote:
MandeRek wrote:
Penguin wrote:Yes, the actual images should be under 150 x 200.

And yours isn't.... :wink:


Do know, that's why i asked :P I'll change it immediately! Image


Uhm.. Fail? :lol: Your new ones nearly twice as big as the last one.

The Actual image (The one you use / pick etc to use as your avatar should be under 150 x 200px). The phpBB3 feature that *rescales avatars* does only that, it uses the HTML img width/height parameters to rescale your image. Its not resized. The same filesize is retained and dimensional image size.

Example of when I view your avatars properties.

377px × 551px (scaled to 150px × 200px)


The 377px x 551px is the one that must be under 150x200.

Posting the same image.

Image

Definitely not 150x200 :wink:


Not fair, i was workin on it xD

Image

Edit: And just noticed i need to work on it a bit more, stupid transparency xD

Edit Again: There! Image
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

Post by Penguin »

MandeRek wrote:
Penguin wrote:
MandeRek wrote:
Penguin wrote:Yes, the actual images should be under 150 x 200.

And yours isn't.... :wink:


Do know, that's why i asked :P I'll change it immediately! Image


Uhm.. Fail? :lol: Your new ones nearly twice as big as the last one.

The Actual image (The one you use / pick etc to use as your avatar should be under 150 x 200px). The phpBB3 feature that *rescales avatars* does only that, it uses the HTML img width/height parameters to rescale your image. Its not resized. The same filesize is retained and dimensional image size.

Example of when I view your avatars properties.

377px × 551px (scaled to 150px × 200px)


The 377px x 551px is the one that must be under 150x200.

Posting the same image.

Image

Definitely not 150x200 :wink:


Not fair, i was workin on it xD

Image


Image

It can serve as an explanation to others who might be confused
Image
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

Post by Fluffy_the_ic »

ok.... Didn't know that the filesize was retained. Gonna fix that. Maybe add some stuff.
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

Post by Dohnutt »

Yeah, my last avatar had too many frames... Dangit
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

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Mine is okey...

And guys! You know long this page is? Hide your outrageously big avatars! Now I know why you guys want 'em fixed... :P
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

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I keep all of my avatars (at least for the past 3+ months) at 120 x 120 so it really doesn't make a whole lot of difference to me :P I hate having a huge avatar because they take up so much space :roll:
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

Post by crazytieguy »

Penguin wrote:even a widescreen desktop 1280x something wallpaper.


Wow. That's just a little excessive.. :roll:

Good to see you're finally enforcing this. Dial-up users rejoice!
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

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er...woopsy...gotta fix my avatar or make a new one... :)
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

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obiboba3po wrote:er...woopsy...gotta fix my avatar or make a new one... :)

Yours is fine, unless you've already changed it.
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Re: Remember, avatars must be 150 x 200 pixels...

Post by Fluffy_the_ic »

He fixed his about 20 minutes ago. But I fixed mine, though I don't like it too much, actually... I think I might just take the old one and shrink it down.
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I always scale mine to fit the dimensions before uploading, because we never had that scaling option before the new board style.
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