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It seems that there is a programming error in this forum protocal regarding the avatars.

It is impossible to deactivate the selected forum avatar in order to upload a custom one.

And YES, my pic is 50x50 pixels and less than 5 kb large, and I've tried both, JPEG and GIF.

Help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Doc
Taylor: Oh H, whatever happened to the way of the warrior??
Harold: The way of the warrior doesn't stand a chance against the way of the wife.
('K2', 1991)
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Hi Psycho,

thanks for the welcome!

I take it Jay is this board's moderator? A hint were I can find his e-mail address or how to contact him? Can't find any mention of how to contact a moderator.

Thanks,
Doc
Taylor: Oh H, whatever happened to the way of the warrior??
Harold: The way of the warrior doesn't stand a chance against the way of the wife.
('K2', 1991)
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ACTUALLY, JAY IS THE WEBMASTER. BOSSK, GUNDARK, MOTTI, RRS, AND I ARE THE ONES TO ASK IF YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEMS. HOWEVER, WE HAVE HAD CUSTOM AVATAR PROBLEMS BEFORE. I THINK THE PROBLEM IS WITH THE NEW SERVER. WE DIDN'T SEEM TO HAVE A PROBLEM DOING IT WHEN WE WERE ON THE OLD ONE. JAY IS YOUR ONLY HOPE HERE. ON THE TOP LEFT OF YOUR SCREEN YOU WILL SEE A PADLOCK AND NO NEW MESSAGE(S) LINK. CLICK ON THE LINK. YOU WILL NEED TO ENABLE PRIVATE MESSENGING ON YOUR PROFILE FIRST. AFTER YOU GET TO THE MESSAGES PAGE ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS ADDRESS A MESSAGE TO JAY.

"I'VE GROWN TIRED OF ASKING, SO THIS WILL BE THE LAST TIME..."
The Mangler Bros. Psycho Dayv Armchaireviews Notes on Suicide

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in the top corner of your screen there is a lock, beside it is a link that takes you to the private messages page. it is strait forward from there. just send him a PM, i been having the same problem.
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Thanks guys, just did that.

Maybe someone should re-design that bit of the site (the PM link) -- it's not very conclusive, when it just says "no new messages".

Again, thanks! I just PM'ed him.

Doc

Taylor: Oh H, whatever happened to the way of the warrior??
Harold: The way of the warrior doesn't stand a chance against the way of the wife.
('K2', 1991)
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ya i know what you mean, i only saw taht link after posting for 4 months.
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that is how i found out about it. bossk sent me a PM about something.
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Yep, that I did. Welcome aboard Doc. Sorry about the avatar thing. It's been an issue for a while and we have several members running around with the same avatar. Gets confusing as hell. Jay is the person to talk to and this has been something that he has wanted to address for a while. But him being the only programmer and having a full-time job as his priority kinda takes away from his time to do this. He has said in the last week that he's gonna hit the ground running with programming issues on this forum. Here's hopin'! We love ya, Jay!
"You fell victim to one of the classic blunders, the most famous of which is 'Never get involved in a land war in Asia'."
--Vizzini (Wallace Shawn), The Princess Bride
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Kevin A
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Hey, Bossk! Thanks for the welcome.

Well, I'm definitely looking forward to being able to upload my very own avatar.

*keeps her fingers crossed*
Taylor: Oh H, whatever happened to the way of the warrior??
Harold: The way of the warrior doesn't stand a chance against the way of the wife.
('K2', 1991)
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Several people are looking forward to it. Dayv's got a custom Vader avatar, Shimraa wants one, and several others. My Bossk avatar was uploaded way back when this forum first started. It's my custom. If you have an avatar you really want done and Jay can't fix the upload system, e-mail him your avatar and ask him to hardcode it in. He has said that he can do this but doesn't want to make a habit of it. When you PM him, ask for his e-mail addy.
"You fell victim to one of the classic blunders, the most famous of which is 'Never get involved in a land war in Asia'."
--Vizzini (Wallace Shawn), The Princess Bride
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Kevin A
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kapgar.typepad.com
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Whoa, I feel so lucky right now (and my custom avatar surely shows that).
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Yeah, you've been a member for a while, haven't you? Why did it take you so long to post here?
"You fell victim to one of the classic blunders, the most famous of which is 'Never get involved in a land war in Asia'."
--Vizzini (Wallace Shawn), The Princess Bride
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Kevin A
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Oh well, I made a few statements here and there. But all in all I was pretty relaxed about the whole issue. I was a regular reader, though. As for my regular appearance nowadays, you have to thank Jim Ward's 'kind words' for the fans - that really made it a personal issue for me. That's also what actually inspired me to make lots of custom banners (still haven't showed you guys all of them) and attempting to design a flier to inform people about the situation. I'm also pimping the petition wherever possible and arguing until my opponents yield and sign the friggin' thing. The web is suffering - and it's all Jim Ward's fault.
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When can we see the rest of them? Stop holding out, man!
"You fell victim to one of the classic blunders, the most famous of which is 'Never get involved in a land war in Asia'."
--Vizzini (Wallace Shawn), The Princess Bride
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Kevin A
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Hurry up, MSD; Bossk's getting angry, and you wouldn't like him when he's angry.

Princess Leia: I happen to like nice men.
Han Solo: I'm a nice man.

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Hmm... you're probably right. I don't want to end up in the injuries thread.
"I suggest a new strategy R2, let the Trandoshan see the rest of those custom banners."
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MY CUSTOM VADER AVATAR IS PRETTY COOL. VADER'S MASK IS TRANSPARENT WITH A MY FACE BEHIND IT. IT ALL HAS A REDDISH HUE TO IT. I CALL IT MY "I'M THE REAL VADER BENEATH THE MASK" AVATAR. ONCE I MAKE IT TO 10,000 POSTS I WILL HAVE IT UPLOADED.

"I'VE GROWN TIRED OF ASKING, SO THIS WILL BE THE LAST TIME..."
The Mangler Bros. Psycho Dayv Armchaireviews Notes on Suicide

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nom anor is not possible...
"The ability to speak does not make you intelligent."
Qui-Gon Jinn (R.I.P.)
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Originally posted by: GundarkHunter
Hurry up, MSD; Bossk's getting angry, and you wouldn't like him when he's angry.

Does this make MSD the new Mr. McGee?
"You fell victim to one of the classic blunders, the most famous of which is 'Never get involved in a land war in Asia'."
--Vizzini (Wallace Shawn), The Princess Bride
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Kevin A
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kapgar.typepad.com
kapgar.com
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Sumpin' like dat.

Princess Leia: I happen to like nice men.
Han Solo: I'm a nice man.

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uh oh...
"The ability to speak does not make you intelligent."
Qui-Gon Jinn (R.I.P.)
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Originally posted by: motti_soL
nom anor is not possible...


why not?