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Use of Avatars (those picture things)
  • Dezlboy May 24, 2013 - 9:45 am #74576 Reply

    Just wondering why more posters don’t use avatars.  I tend to link the avatar with the personality of the writer, and use them to quickly find posts by my favorite posters. And, dearly miss the avatar that novasteve used to have. No idea if it resembles him, but it did fit his posts.

    So, gang, consider using an avatar.  And no, I don’t play video games, don’t have any other avatars, and have never seen that movie (with same name?) with the flying dinosaurs and alien looking people.

    And if you do have an avatar, care to share what it is?

    Mine is my dog Scout. Mixed beagle, 30 pounds. Whiner extraordinaire.

    Sunshine May 24, 2013 - 10:22 am #74583 Reply

    I guess I don’t see where to go to add an avatar when I am logged into Arlnow. How do I add one? I see how to do it in Disqus but I just haven’t taken the time. Mine would probably be a palm tree on a sunny beach or some pretty flowers in my garden.

    CrystalMikey May 24, 2013 - 10:44 am #74587 Reply

    I have one on the disqus but not on the forum.  Just too lazy I guess.

    newty25 May 24, 2013 - 10:50 am #74592 Reply

    I had one but it got removed. So I added it back.

    ARLnow.com May 24, 2013 - 11:00 am #74593 Reply

    To change your avatar or any other user information, click on your user name (above) or go to: https://www.arlnow.com/edit-profile/

    Sunshine May 24, 2013 - 11:47 am #74605 Reply

    Oh cool. Thanks!

    Dezlboy May 24, 2013 - 11:49 am #74606 Reply

    Interestingly ?  I don’t have an avatar under my profile on Arlnow.  Maybe because I (think) first used it with WordPress?

    Sunshine May 24, 2013 - 11:51 am #74609 Reply

    Now I have an Avatar. I’ll probably change it but that was easy!

    Tom May 24, 2013 - 4:28 pm #74668 Reply

    I enjoy having an avatar on frequently used pages. I didn’t load one on ARLnow for the first month or two but doing so seemed like a logical choice the more I used it.

    R. Griffon May 24, 2013 - 10:48 pm #74677 Reply

    Done and done.

    westwilsonmafia May 24, 2013 - 11:16 pm #74678 Reply

    As sort of an egocentric, thank you for giving me the opportunity to talk about myself.

    My avatar is a four year old me with some thug tattoos photoshopped on.

     

    Dezlboy May 25, 2013 - 10:42 am #74682 Reply

    @westwilsonmafia, your mustache at four years old is outstanding!

    @R. Giffron, love it!!!

    @newty 25, is that a PBR?

    @Tom, I hope you got permission. :-)

    @Sunshine, perfect.

    hbar May 28, 2013 - 1:32 pm #74805 Reply

    Mine is a white cut-out person on a gray background.

    speonjosh May 28, 2013 - 4:13 pm #74840 Reply

    Mine is obviously an image of a SF Giants player (my favorite team) and I like to think it is Will Clark, my favorite player, who was known for using a lot of eye black.

    Dezlboy May 28, 2013 - 4:24 pm #74842 Reply

    speonjosh, although obvious now, I never would have guess that.  I thought your icon was some sort of Russian spy!

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