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Avatars am I missing something?

  1. Feb 22, 2012 #1
    Looking through my Control Panel, I don;t see an option to add an avatar (just a profile picture). I notice others have them, so I'm wondering if I missed the tab (likely) or if there is a certain posting/membership requirement (also likely)?


    Thanks in advance!
     
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  3. Feb 22, 2012 #2
    I think you have to upgrade your membership on the forums. This gives you a few added extras like being able to have an avatar.

    https://www.physicsforums.com/payments.php [Broken]
     
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  4. Feb 22, 2012 #3

    Evo

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    You have to be a Gold member. Either by upgrading (the link is at the top of the page), or through the PF Proliferation offer. https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=338366
     
  5. Feb 22, 2012 #4
    Ah! Thanks for pointing that out, megin (and Evo)! I had missed that contributions bit.
     
  6. Feb 22, 2012 #5
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  7. Feb 22, 2012 #6
    It all depends. The site does seem quite promising and if I grow attached to it, I think it definitely would be worth it (if only to help maintain a resource).

    Also, the Proliferation thingamajoob is a nice option for those that find it a little steep.
     
  8. Feb 22, 2012 #7

    Ryan_m_b

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    Not only do you get an avatar but also no ads, recognition graphic, set invisible, custom title, signature, profile photo, 200pm limit, who's online, user notes, boolean searching...
     
  9. Feb 22, 2012 #8
    I know :) That's why I said "all that".
     
  10. Feb 22, 2012 #9

    turbo

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    Just Go Gold! It's a good deal if you use this forum very often.
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2012
  11. Feb 22, 2012 #10

    micromass

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    And best of all: you get to support this forum!!
     
  12. Feb 22, 2012 #11

    Ryan_m_b

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    :biggrin:
     
  13. Feb 22, 2012 #12

    Borek

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    Much more.
     
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