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Avatars

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Suburban_punk, Jun 23, 2003.


  1. Suburban_punk

    Suburban_punk

    May 13, 2003
    Denver
    I sent SMASH a PM...but he's not on.

    We can kill this post quickly..

    Why can't I upload an image bigger than 4K?
    My Avatar now is ALOT bigger then 4K

    Thanks!
     
  2. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    Good question. I tried changing my Avatar recently but by the time I got the file small enough, it looked like sheeeitt.
     
  3. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    Uhh.... I check the properties, and it says the image for your avatar is 2.6K

    :confused:
     
  4. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    We don't want to use up all of Paul's bandwith/we don't want to look like tabcrawler. Some of us have 56k modems and don't want everyone to have a 18kb animated gif avatar. With work, you can get a nice looking avatar under 4kb.

    Look into xat.com JPEG Optimizer. It shrinks down JPEGs a lot.
     
  5. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    Good ideas guys.

    Also, if you don't wanna fool with it, I invite everyone to send me their pics they want as avatars. I'll shrink it down to size.

    It's a fairly simple thing to do.

    And Matts right, I use a 56k modem....

    Can't get anything else out in the boonies where I live.
     
  6. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    photoshop works really well too. But who an afford that...
     
  7. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    *cough* KaZaA *cough*
     
  8. Suburban_punk

    Suburban_punk

    May 13, 2003
    Denver
    Thanks..

    I'll check it out.
    Freeware I hope.

    Thats weird my current avatar measured 2.6K. I looked at the orig (I didn't make any mods) and its like 17k.
    Like something "automagic"ly fixed things.

    Good point about the bandwidth.
     
  9. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz

    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    if anyone could make this fit i'd be much obliged.


    i could only get it down to 12k or so by taking out half the frames.



    ps - i want it because it's so hypnotizing...just click...and stare....
     
  10. ARA punk

    ARA punk

    Jul 11, 2001
    USA, Shelby, NC
    whoa.... thats um... yeah.
     
  11. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama

    :eek:

    Thats the best thing I've seen all day!!
     
  12. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    i was gonna say stay with chester...

    but...........
     
  13. old_skool

    old_skool

    Aug 17, 2000
    Milwaukee, WI
    Noice!
     
  14. When I get around to getting an avatar, it will probably be a picture of the lamp in my basement.
     
  15. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    <---- Will never change avatar. Period.
     
  16. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    We know, and we still don't care.
     
  17. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Yeah, well, you like Weenie Metal.
     
  18. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    Is that the Perfect Circle logo?

    APC puts me to sleep like no bodies business.

    seirously, I missed a class listening to their album, I fell asleep and woke up drooling on my keyboard 45 minutes into class!
     
  19. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    No, they had some funky parabola designs. That's an oroborus.
     
  20. Yeah, your right, Tool is better