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    Senior Member Velocivixen's Avatar
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    Moderators - Please Enable Profile Photo Upload

    I would like to give myself some sort of bikey profile photo. I have read FAQ as to how to perform this function and there is no option under account/ profile settings for me to do this. Is there a secret pass code? Do I have to have posted at least 1000 posts? What gives?

    Thanks, Velocivixen

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    Profile photo or avatar?

    Avatar is handled by hitting the "Settings" link in the upper right-hand corner. Don't know about profile photo. I don't use it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Velocivixen View Post
    I would like to give myself some sort of bikey profile photo. I have read FAQ as to how to perform this function and there is no option under account/ profile settings for me to do this. Is there a secret pass code? Do I have to have posted at least 1000 posts? What gives?

    Thanks, Velocivixen
    Under "Settings" in top right there is an "edit profile picture" tab (under edit avatar) where it allows you to upload a picture. It works. I just did it to test.
    "They ain't following me, I'm just in front." - Rubber Duck

    lol <---- does that look like someone drowning to anyone else?

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    Senior Member Velocivixen's Avatar
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    OK, I was confusing "Profile" with "Avatar" - so I will now have to decide how to visually represent my presence.

    Thanks.

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    Do like I do. Pick one then keeping changing it to keep everyone off guard and the NSA from picking up your scent.
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    And, if you become a paying member, you get to have a bigger avatar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rootboy View Post
    Do like I do. Pick one then keeping changing it to keep everyone off guard and the NSA from picking up your scent.
    BTW, I've been meaning to ask what's that thing the naked dude in your avatar is playing with in his lap? Is this forum now NSFW?
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    ^ I thought it was a person holding a figure of a child.
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    "show us your ****!"

    i mean, "avatar."

    [it just doesn't have the same ring.]

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    My avatar is there, as is my Profile photo.
    No way would I post a pic of me, although there's already a video on this forum.

    I'm like Woodrow Coll in that regard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lascauxcaveman View Post
    BTW, I've been meaning to ask what's that thing the naked dude in your avatar is playing with in his lap? Is this forum now NSFW?
    Quote Originally Posted by WNG View Post
    ^ I thought it was a person holding a figure of a child.
    F.O.B.D.

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    Yeah...still not sure what that is...
    "They ain't following me, I'm just in front." - Rubber Duck

    lol <---- does that look like someone drowning to anyone else?

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    I must be blind. I only see an option to upload the avatar..
    Just one of those dirty pinko commies some people worry about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by katsrevenge View Post
    I must be blind.
    Stop staring at Rootboys avatar......

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    Quote Originally Posted by michael k View Post
    Stop staring at Rootboys avatar......
    I've seen far worse. That's innocent tomfoolery, nothing more.
    Just one of those dirty pinko commies some people worry about.

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    i'm guessing root's still on his german impressionism kick. and good for him.


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    Yes. I can't leave well enough alone, either.
    I had this one for a while, but figured the mods would probably track me down.

    We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
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    OK. A little Otto Mueller….

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    Quote Originally Posted by WNG View Post
    ^ I thought it was a person holding a figure of a child.
    I believe you're right, WNG. According to historians, Kirchner did that woodcut of one of his models, Franzi, holding a small doll.
    When I start messing with my avatar, it's a sure sign I'm finding the majority of the posts on C&V ho-hum….which is a sure sign I'm spending too much time looking at it…and a sign I need to get up and do something else.
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    I have my settings to hide avatars when I am signed in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by repechage View Post
    I have my settings to hide avatars when I am signed in.
    There's something anti-artistic about that.

    (My avatar is a painting by my daughter)

    But I am curious about what happens to the avatars when you are not signed in

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ex Pres View Post
    There's something anti-artistic about that.

    (My avatar is a painting by my daughter)

    But I am curious about what happens to the avatars when you are not signed in
    I wonder if they talk to each other?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ex Pres View Post
    There's something anti-artistic about that.

    (My avatar is a painting by my daughter)

    But I am curious about what happens to the avatars when you are not signed in
    They show up along with the advertising.

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