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Old 05-26-2005, 07:26 AM   #1
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So how do I get an Avatar to work? It says to download it then upload it....I'm really confused...help please
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you need to upload a picture to another site. even though it gives you the option to upload.. it does not work so you need to host the picture on another site copy the url of the picture and past it in the first box under custom avatar. then set the size no larger than 64x64

if this dosn't work...then your screwed
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photobucket.com is a great free site to do this on
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Old 05-26-2005, 08:57 AM   #4
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okay ...but how do I upload?and where?


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Go to www.photobucket.com and set up an account. Assuming you have a digital picture on your computer you want to use as your avatar; when you get account set up, there is a thing that says "upload pictures/photos" click browse, then search for the file you want. Then upload it. It will appear with three links: one url, one tag and one img. Copy and paste the url into the photo avatar thing here (if it's not the url link, its the img - haven't done it in a little while ). That should do 'er.
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Oh yeah and if you want to use an image that isn't on your computer (one from the net) then copy the link to that picture into the avatar thing. I'm not advocating using pics without permimssion
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Yea, you have to upload it to any (other) website and then copy its web address into the field in your avatar settings, if you continue to have problems PM me and I can upload it for you.
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Thanks! I finally got it to work by going to photobucket.com.
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Originally posted by olabueno@May 29 2005, 08:54 AM
Thanks! I finally got it to work by going to photobucket.com.
hey sorry I just got your e-mail today been busy the last few days... glad to see you got working on your own though
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Ola - I have to say... that avatar rules!
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