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Re: How do I get a picture when I post? (Avatar and Siggy advice

Postby Sannois » Thu Nov 05, 2009 5:37 pm

Can anyone help?? I dont get why I have so much trouble changing avatars. I have had the one for a long time, just found another one and uploaded it to my Photo bucket account. It works fine on another site I visit, Tried to use it here using the Photobucket address they give you for it and it says it is invalid. So frustrating.. it was already in avatar size so its not too big. And like I said it loaded great on this other site, usually that site is hard. Any advise?
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Re: How do I get a picture when I post? (Avatar and Siggy advice

Postby threethings » Thu Nov 05, 2009 6:58 pm

Sannois wrote:Can anyone help?? I dont get why I have so much trouble changing avatars. I have had the one for a long time, just found another one and uploaded it to my Photo bucket account. It works fine on another site I visit, Tried to use it here using the Photobucket address they give you for it and it says it is invalid. So frustrating.. it was already in avatar size so its not too big. And like I said it loaded great on this other site, usually that site is hard. Any advise?


The avatar is 100 x 100? Did you move the file of the pic on Photobucket to a different album?
What exactly is the error message saying?
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Re: How do I get a picture when I post? (Avatar and Siggy advice

Postby abigael_d » Sat Jan 02, 2010 3:40 am

hey guys , i just need some help...

i'm new here, and i just did my very first upload of my avatar.
the problem is, it won't show up, even though i've already resized it to 100x100 pixels before i uploaded it to Photobucket...
and on User Control Panel, i still put 100x100 on the boxes...
so then i just re-uploaded it on my account here on Lex repeatedly.
still, nothing.

here's the link to the pic i want:
http://s587.photobucket.com/albums/ss32 ... ds-100.jpg

thanks in advance (=
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Re: How do I get a picture when I post? (Avatar and Siggy advice

Postby 24601 » Sat Jan 02, 2010 10:32 am

I suggest trying it without specifying the size. That has worked for me in the past.

If that does not work, let me know and I can take a look at it.

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EDIT The link was actually incorrect, http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss320/zero_gravityy/woods-100.jpg is the link to the avatar image, the link you were trying to use was for the page the avatar was on.
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Re: How do I get a picture when I post? (Avatar and Siggy advice

Postby abigael_d » Sun Jan 03, 2010 1:18 am

24601 wrote:EDIT The link was actually incorrect, http://i587.photobucket.com/albums/ss320/zero_gravityy/woods-100.jpg is the link to the avatar image, the link you were trying to use was for the page the avatar was on.



ohhhhhh... i get it now... THANKS SO MUCH FOR THE HELP! :D
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Re: How do I get a picture when I post? (Avatar and Siggy ad

Postby cantfightaneclipse » Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:36 pm

My banner doesn't work when I post I don't know what I'm doing wrong. It just shows up as half the website I have for it.
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Re: How do I get a picture when I post? (Avatar and Siggy ad

Postby December » Thu Apr 08, 2010 12:12 am

Not an expert with bannermaker, but I suspect you've got extra junk between the [img] brackets you don't need. Try putting just this URL between the brackets:

http://i.imgur.com/5tsZM.gif
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Re: How do I get a picture when I post? (Avatar and Siggy ad

Postby 24601 » Thu Apr 08, 2010 6:31 am

December is correct, the link between the [img]...[/img] tags is incorrect. In addition, the banner is too wide. It needs to be no more than 500px wide, yours is 728 px.

Hope that helps
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Re: How do I get a picture when I post? (Avatar and Siggy ad

Postby Edwards Ragazza » Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:37 pm

This is kinda the topic.Know any good websites where I can create my own banner for free?
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Re: How do I get a picture when I post? (Avatar and Siggy ad

Postby December » Fri Apr 16, 2010 6:54 pm

Try this thread for some suggestions.
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