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Old 03-22-07, 01:48 PM   #1
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Avatars

Well, I have been using the same Avatar for a while, and it was selected primarily because I was under age for this forum, so I used my high school picture.

I like what Digital Gee has been doing lately, especially, the convict look to the current monastic look...

So, I will be trying to develop another avatar shortly, but I have to ask, DG... Who does your photography, or are they self portraits?

My own avatar will be different (obviously) and I am thinking of leaning a bit toward the psychadelic direction, perhaps something leaning toward the Peter Max direction...

I'll have to play around.

Now for the general question.

Do you really relate to your avatar, or did you just pick something to fit in?
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Old 03-22-07, 01:53 PM   #2
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I do my own photography. Thanks for the compliments!
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I'm still trying to figure out how he got his pointy head inside of that cloak.
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My avatar is a part of what I wear on about every ride.... under the helmet, of course.
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Mine is our Scottish surname coat-of-arms............
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Old 03-22-07, 02:05 PM   #6
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I'm still trying to figure out how he got his pointy head inside of that cloak.
Same way you got yours into that helmet!
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Old 03-22-07, 02:11 PM   #8
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Avatar is Hiroaki's "Tama". My husband bought me the print for an anniversary.

I only have the reduced avatar photo, but this is what it looks like a little larger:

http://www.toriigallery.com/detail.cfm?ID=294

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Old 03-22-07, 02:15 PM   #9
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Since I am effectively blind without my glassis (another post) I was originally going to use Batman for my avitar. Hovever, being visually challenged, one black leather suit looks much like another...........


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As you can see, my avatar looks nothing like me:

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I most definitely do relate to mine
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As you can see, my avatar looks nothing like me:

I prefer the first one that Botto did. I laughed for 10 minutes.
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>>> Do you really relate to your avatar, or did you just pick something to fit in?

The Wyoming Department of Natural Resources asked me to sit for my portrait for their Varmit Bounty Poster. Thought I'd use it for BF, too. My cousin Mendel is on the Arizona and Colorado posters. You'll notice a strong family resemblance.
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Mine is a caricature that my good friend, avid outdoorsman and graphic design mentor did of me.
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Do you really relate to your avatar, or did you just pick something to fit in?
My avatar is my hubby (captain) & me at the end of our first tandem century in Palm Springs last month. So yeah, I really relate.

I'd like to be more clever with my avatars but I lack time & know-how.
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I tried putting a picture of me on my MTB for my avatar, but the camera breaks every time I take my picture. So for a while I posted the stock Parrot picture, because the "rocco" in roccobike is named for our pet parakeet (soon to be papa Rocco, 5 eggs from our female ready to hatch). Finally I settled on a picture of the downtube of the bicycle brand I'm obsessed with.
Some day I'll put my picture up, but all of you will have to promise to continue responding when I post before I'll do that.
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DG is a great photographer and believe it or not he doesn't ask for advise before buying his cameras :^)
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DG is a great photographer and believe it or not he doesn't ask for advise before buying his cameras :^)

Hey! Thanks for the compliment, but you're blowing my cover!!!
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I prefer the first one that Botto did. I laughed for 10 minutes.
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Do you really relate to your avatar, or did you just pick something to fit in?
Mine is just one of my bikes but I'm thinking of using one of me topless
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MADDMAXX...does this win a contest or something????
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... for our pet parakeet (soon to be papa Rocco, 5 eggs from our female ready to hatch).
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Mine is just one of my bikes but I'm thinking of using one of me topless

I think you should commisson D'Gee to take it. Also, I think his pic in the avatar looks a bit like Sean Connery in one of the scenes from the movie First Knight.
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