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iaintheviolaplayer
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avatar « on: November 23, 2005, 03:11 PM »
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hey ive been trying to add an avatar to my profile but whatever i try it tells me the url ive put in is not valid.any help anyone?
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avatar « Reply #1 on: November 23, 2005, 03:12 PM »
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What's the URL you've been using?
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avatar « Reply #2 on: November 23, 2005, 03:15 PM »
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ive tried different ones.the picture i want is http://images.google.com/images q=tbn:8pZ5CeLj3m8J:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/graphics/2005/06/17/nmurr17.jpg but ive tried saving it onto my computer and then using its location there.even tried putting it into dofferent formats in case that was the problem.nothing seems to work though
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avatar « Reply #3 on: November 23, 2005, 03:16 PM »
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ah its ok now just managed it as you can prob see.thanks anyway
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avatar « Reply #4 on: November 23, 2005, 03:18 PM »
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Hehe... it's a good one Very Happy
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avatar « Reply #5 on: November 23, 2005, 03:20 PM »
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lol thanks.isnt google a wonderful invention
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Neue Jaffageschmack kuchen schlager Andy?

avatar « Reply #6 on: December 12, 2005, 05:22 PM »
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hi! i have finally can be bothered to get an avatar and i am getting the sam message that the URL is not valid! can anyone help?
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avatar « Reply #7 on: December 12, 2005, 06:21 PM »
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Yep.. ok try following these instructions.. see what the out come is! Smile

- find a photo/image you like a save it on your computer
- go to tinypic.com and press browse
- find your piccy that you saved and double click (it should appear)
- then click upload
- let the page load and then copy the text in the "link" box (it's the first out of 4 options)
- then go to your profile (on MW) and paste that text into the avatar box....
- and press submit!

Should work Smile If not.. let us know!

edit: the URL doesn't work in my post so i deleted the tags  confused
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avatar « Reply #8 on: December 12, 2005, 06:34 PM »
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It works as i have changed my avatar pic using the instructions Very Happy
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avatar « Reply #9 on: December 12, 2005, 06:36 PM »
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If that doesnt work for you, the way i use is to right click on an image, click on properties and copy the link that comes up in the properties window-thing.
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avatar « Reply #10 on: December 12, 2005, 06:39 PM »
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Quote from: "heavenlyangel"
It works as i have changed my avatar pic using the instructions Very Happy


 goodjob Fantastich!
This whole tinypic thing sounds quite confusing.. but it's how normal photos are uploaded onto the board.. only using the URL instead of the LINK code.
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avatar « Reply #11 on: December 12, 2005, 06:39 PM »
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Also would it work by saving pics and uploading them into a photo bucket account ?
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avatar « Reply #12 on: December 12, 2005, 06:39 PM »
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What Laura said ^^ Smile

...But if you use Julia's method you have more control over the image, you can resize etc.
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avatar « Reply #13 on: December 12, 2005, 06:41 PM »
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Depends if you want to make your own avatar.. then you have to do it through a photo hoster online! (e.g. tinypic)  Whistle
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avatar « Reply #14 on: December 12, 2005, 06:43 PM »
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Can see a photo bucket account coming on and can use my davis cup piccies as avatars Very Happy especially the one of Andy having a game of Slaps lol
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