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Old 01-24-06, 11:36 PM   #1
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I hate it when people change their avatars

I get so used to seeing that picture and associating it with that person that when someone changes their avatar is takes me awhile to start recignizing their posts.

the most dramatic incident was awhile ago but i still think of the simpsons dude every time i see mertons name.
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Old 01-24-06, 11:51 PM   #2
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If I had a red star, I would have an avatar that would stay there for a while.
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Old 01-24-06, 11:54 PM   #3
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why?
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Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.
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Old 01-25-06, 12:12 AM   #4
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Well I have a lot of pictures that I really like that I would like to resize and put them as my avatar. eg. My bike. I have tried to resize them by 64x64 but It doesn't look all too good and they are extremely small. I'm not all that fussed about it anyway...
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Old 01-25-06, 12:27 AM   #5
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Well, you know the answer to that, don't you?
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Old 01-25-06, 12:33 AM   #6
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Mine's been the same for a few years now. Maybe I should change.
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Old 01-25-06, 08:25 AM   #7
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i used to associate the picture of a dog and the word 'bite' with lowCel's posts. His avatar is a picture of a dog, with the words underneath "yes, she does bite"

and FLAK's avatar is of a very similar dog, with the words "if only she could bite"

both have red stars...

i get confused..
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Old 01-25-06, 08:37 AM   #8
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I tend to agree...its frustrating when you get used to an avatar, then it suddenly changes on you and you don't immediately "recognize" that person.
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Old 01-25-06, 08:37 AM   #9
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I hate people who have names of bicycle manufacturers for avatars.
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Old 01-25-06, 08:58 AM   #10
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Old 01-25-06, 09:00 AM   #11
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I find animated avatars to be rather annoying.

But then again, I'm easily distracted.
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Old 01-25-06, 09:30 AM   #12
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I hate people who have names of bicycle manufacturers for avatars.
Maybe its time for a change then... No need to hate me though, im a nice guy.
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Yep, time for a change.. Any suggestions? if it helps, im a drunk.
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Maybe its time for a change then... No need to hate me though, im a nice guy.

Yep, time for a change.. Any suggestions? if it helps, im a drunk.
You know, I just noticed for the first time that your avatar was the Cannondale logo. I always thought it was some kind of Pacman thing before. Oh well, learn something new every day, eh?
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Yep, time for a change.. Any suggestions? if it helps, im a drunk.


You probably want to follow the path back to this image's location and get permission, but I thought it was a funny pizza pic.
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I have now changed my avatar. Before anyone jumps the gun and yells at me for implying that the Irish are a bunch of drunks (read my earlier post), i was kidding about being a drunk, and i was born and raised there.
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Old 01-25-06, 10:37 AM   #17
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I hate people who have names of bicycle manufacturers for avatars.

But what if....what if we like our bike?
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Old 01-25-06, 10:41 AM   #18
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ChAnMan, you should change your avatar It's gettin' old, dude
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But what if....what if we like our bike?
Be not disheartened, 'twas just a joke.
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Old 01-25-06, 02:22 PM   #20
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ChAnMan, you should change your avatar It's gettin' old, dude
i like the fact that i have pretty distinct avatar and that i have had it for over a year. im not that frequent of a poster so when i do post i like the fact i can be recognized.
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Old 01-25-06, 02:28 PM   #21
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Eh... Specialized. How about a pic of your bike in action, or even better a pic of your town?
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Old 01-25-06, 02:46 PM   #22
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Being able to personalize your UserID (not to mention sigs) is one of my favorite things about online forums. I'm constantly coming across images which make me think, "Hey, that would make a cool avatar..." I'm constantly changing it. No need to get yer panties in a bunch, this is just teh intarweb - I don't give a **** if I'm recognized, anyway.
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Old 01-25-06, 10:22 PM   #23
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I tend to agree...its frustrating when you get used to an avatar, then it suddenly changes on you and you don't immediately "recognize" that person.
that's why i change mine. I piss everyone off, change my avatar and then start the whole deal over again.
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Old 01-26-06, 06:30 AM   #24
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Heh, heh, heh... The avitar does nothing to change the personality!
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Old 01-26-06, 07:53 AM   #25
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Sorry, just changed mine again. This should be the last change for a while. You people kept scaring me with the Copy Right talk.
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