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10th degree spoon weilder
Location: Halifax, Canada (currently in ...
Member Since: 29th Dec 2002
Total posts: 171
Posted:Hey does anybody know what I have to do to get a animated avatar??? I want to my matrix avatar to have the code falling.

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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Austin, Texas
Member Since: 21st Aug 2001
Total posts: 3899
Posted:I think it is as easy as using an animated .gif of the appropriate size.


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Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Member Since: 18th Dec 2003
Total posts: 14
Posted:Hey Stebbins. Is your name Stebbins because of the character in the Stephen King book "The Long Walk"?

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Sunburnt Bournda Beach Bum
Location: A Melbourne boy through and th...
Member Since: 25th Apr 2003
Total posts: 157
Posted:on the subject of avators, i have found a pic that i want to use but cant for the life of me work out how to make it ne smaller. It is 8230 bytes and when i tried to input it it said that the file size could be no bigger then 7000 bytes..so my question is, am i able to send it to someone, and out of of teh goodness in your heart are u able to fix it up for a dumb arse computer illiterate goose?

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Dirty Marmite Spider
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Location: England
Member Since: 17th Sep 2002
Total posts: 141
Posted:Can anyone tell me how to get an avatar at all. I've found the picture I want but can't for the life of me work out how to use it.

I should probably add that I don't understand computers and they hate me, often refusing to perform simple tasks because I am using them!!!

I now have a blank space with a little red cross in it where my avatar should be, please please please can somebody who understands computers help me??


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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire
Member Since: 27th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3136
Posted:you've tried uploading a photo that doesn't exist, the one that's there has a size of zero bytes. Gimmie a link to the picture and i'll tell you how to do it ubbrollsmile


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Location: brizvegas
Member Since: 13th Oct 2003
Total posts: 3776
Posted:does anyone know where i could find an animated avatar? and how the hell do i shrink it to fit on hop? i don't have photoshop or any other useful programs like that...


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Member Since: 4th Feb 2004
Total posts: 124

I found a picture i would like as an avator, but i too just have a red cross. frown Ummm, i know someone else has asked, but do you think someone could let me know how to fix it? I know the picture exists, when i type the address into that little white box i go to it, so is it too big or something?
Mayhaps a list of instructions exists somewhere that shows how to go from searching an image, say on google, to having it as your avator? Then, again, i may be so off track... i'm such a dumba$$! spank spank
If anyone finds the time i will be eternally grateful kiss.

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still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 14th Nov 2001
Total posts: 6979
Posted:if you are truly in need, plz email bender@ihug.com.au with the URL of the image you want as an avatar, animated or not.
it'll be better if you can attach said image to the email, but meh.
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Tao Star
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Location: Bristol
Member Since: 30th May 2003
Total posts: 1662
Posted:or try right clicking on the pic and choosing properties. Where it say address, highlight and copy it and paste it in to the address box on your home screen. That might sort it out if the address is wrong.

Just a thought anyway.

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still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 14th Nov 2001
Total posts: 6979
Posted:just make sure you gets the permission to use the link or they may say naughty things about yoo like 'caber tosser' or 'bandwidth theft'

i deny any relations with that caber...

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Location: Manchester
Member Since: 7th Mar 2005
Total posts: 1365
Posted:So where can you actually find an animation- any ideas?

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Internet Hate Machine
Location: They seek him here, they seek ...
Member Since: 26th May 2004
Total posts: 10530

where i got mine.. *nods* true story.. They have loads of avatars there... some animated... some not. Enjoy!

-edit- 4got 2 mention this, but u cannot link the pic direct. u have to upload it becos the image url changes evry night at midnight to avoid peeps from "stealing" bandwidth...

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