New avatar for Welly....

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Should we allow the use use of animated avatars?

No, it's not fair on those of us with crap computers.
3
19%
Yes, mine computer copes fine and I like all the bouncing and jiggling and stuff....
7
44%
Who gives a toss?
6
38%
 
Total votes: 16

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New avatar for Welly....

Post by DaiRees »

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:lol: :lol: :twisted:

Seriously though I do feel rather bad that Welly's having an a hard time with the animated gifs. D'ya reckon we should choose not to use them? It does mean getting rid or the arse though :cry: :arrow:
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Re: New avatar for Welly....

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Well i have voted in favour of welly , its a shame though they do
spice things up a little :P :P :P

but we must think of the people with Imagecomputers :P :P
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Re: New avatar for Welly....

Post by steve_earwig »

:lol: :lol: so true yet so cruel.

Hold on a mo, they all stopped working on my pc at home too, I got so pee'd off web pages crashing my pc I'd made it almost impossible for programs to do anything in my browser. When I reset the security settings (Internet Options - Security - Custom Level) it all went right again, I seldom use the damn thing anymore so it's in no danger.
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Re: New avatar for Welly....

Post by mjb »

They look sh*t and take huge amounts of bandwidth and (if you have 50-odd browser tabs open) ram

I'd go for the compromise of just a simple 50KB limit on sigs and 10KB on avatars. Makes it a lot cheaper to read the forum on a mobile connection!
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Re: New avatar for Welly....

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Hint taken, mine's almost half a meg!
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Re: New avatar for Welly....

Post by neildavies »

You're always going to get animated adverts anyway. What about switching off images? Not ideal, I know.

But the fact is websites are getting bigger and more image dependant.
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Re: New avatar for Welly....

Post by Welly »

I missed this thread completely :oops:

And quit with posting these crappy links on here whoever you are - we're not interested :frown:
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Re: New avatar for Welly....

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I miss the arse.... :cry: :cry: :cry:

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Ahhh that's better! :cheesy:
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Re: New avatar for Welly....

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:cry: :cry: Image :cry: :cry:
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Re: New avatar for Welly....

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I like this one too...

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Re: New avatar for Welly....

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Re: New avatar for Welly....

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:arrowu: Oooh I'd like to meet her!!! :cheesy:
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Re: New avatar for Welly....

Post by Welly »

She seems very friendly, what with all the waving an'all 8)
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Re: New avatar for Welly....

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and just one last time :P :P

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Re: New avatar for Welly....

Post by steve_earwig »

you gotta have a hobby!Image
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