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: [solved] Avatar size
: soulbreather March 06, 2007, 02:44:24 PM
will this amazing forum thingie alow us to have avatars either larger than 9kb or slightly bigger?
since all my avatars are relitivly small but still arn't 9kb
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: Florian March 07, 2007, 01:59:10 AM
the size is limited to 26x26 pixels, but i don't plan to limit the filesize to ye-old-unrealstic-numbers-that-phpbb-has-as-default.
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: zomby March 07, 2007, 08:29:58 AM
Good anouncement :)
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: Tiptup300 March 08, 2007, 03:47:39 PM
26x26 miss a few zeros? Thats tiny
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: zomby March 08, 2007, 03:58:31 PM
Yay Hooray even has mor tiny avatars like 16x16 pixels :)
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: Tiptup300 March 08, 2007, 04:04:39 PM
But thats just stupid, anything under 32 is uselessly tiny
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: Florian March 10, 2007, 03:39:01 PM
discussion > avatars ;)
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: Tiptup300 March 10, 2007, 04:18:35 PM
yes but a discussion does this thing called "word wrap" where its not one long line. Wait, your forum software has a bunch of stuff that doesn't make sense, why not get rid of word wrap
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: JM Dragon March 10, 2007, 06:07:30 PM
I don't think that avatars should be done away with. They identify that user. Like how I would be identified with that running Mario. (I might change from it, though. It all depends on what happens.)
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: YoshiMonarch7 March 10, 2007, 07:19:50 PM
: "Florian"
the size is limited to 26x26 pixels, but i don't plan to limit the filesize to ye-old-unrealstic-numbers-that-phpbb-has-as-default.

1: My avatar right now is 32x32. If I can't jolly well use it, I ain't jolly well joining.
2: Have you ever experienced a 200KB avatar? I have. It was very uncomfortable.
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: Tiptup300 March 10, 2007, 07:21:26 PM
Exactly, Avatars make me remember people, when I think of florian, I think of a dude with a green cap on who you cant see. When I think of two52 I think of a huge blue gooba. Theres a news story I saw before about avatars for xbl, which should still apply for forums.
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: Cool_Gamer8119 March 17, 2007, 10:17:42 AM
and when i think of tiptup300, i see an old robotnic! Avatars are needed for some fun just to show who you are!
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: SsF March 17, 2007, 11:12:15 AM
i remember when two52 had a regular goomba that didn't move
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: Neavea March 17, 2007, 11:58:53 AM
: "supersonicfan5"
i remember when two52 had a regular goomba that didn't move

lol same... i think it was cooloer... and remember when we made an avy for jared? :D

good old days...

(now back 2 topic) Flo, r u sure its 26x26? that is like uber tiny....
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: SsF March 17, 2007, 12:00:42 PM
ya, last i remembered it was 100x100
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: Florian March 19, 2007, 07:42:16 AM
after seeing 26x26 for some time i think it really might be too small. i guess i'll go for 32x32 then. ;)
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: Neavea March 19, 2007, 01:22:08 PM
dude... with 32 by 32 you wouldnt even be able to use your pic... btw is that you or some1 else?  :lol:  Cuz i saw your gmail pic and it looks different from that. Is your gmail pic the real deal?

why do u want to limit the size?
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: zomby March 19, 2007, 01:37:33 PM
Will avatar resizing be included?
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: Florian March 20, 2007, 06:47:28 AM
yes if it takes <1hour to implement. don't expect it in the alpha though.
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: zomby March 20, 2007, 01:58:29 PM
Okay, I hope it'll be included. If not, I've to resize my avatar with Photoshop ;)
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: Florian March 21, 2007, 03:48:25 AM
conclusion (although probably implemented after the first public alpha):

avatars will be uploaded at whatever-you-wish and resized to 48x48 as base size. blahblah will resize avatars to different sizes as needed. it works rather well for upcoming.org, where sometimes avatars are as small as 8x8 pixels.

although i don't plan to use that small avatars in blahblah ;) ... though if it evolves into an even more chatty application..... .... forget that ;)