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Dynamic sigs and/or avatars

  1. Aug 15, 2005 #1
    IS this a possibility here? I have a set of images that i'd like to use at least for my sig. I assure they're not offensive images, Just ones of celestial objects.
     
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  3. Aug 15, 2005 #2

    dduardo

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    You could use an animated GIF.
     
  4. Aug 29, 2005 #3

    JamesU

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    I can't put images in my sig :frown:
     
  5. Aug 29, 2005 #4
    I am not sure if I should say this or not, but have you tried using flash in your sig? With <embed> tags. I think that is what flash uses, but it has been a while.
     
  6. Aug 29, 2005 #5
    We don't have any plans on implementing dynamic sigs or avatars. Images and HTML are disabled in sigs.
     
  7. Aug 29, 2005 #6

    JamesU

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    why, greg?
     
  8. Aug 29, 2005 #7

    Moonbear

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    I think the idea is to keep the signatures simple, so they aren't distracting when people are reading through posts.
     
  9. Sep 8, 2005 #8
    That makes sense to me :smile:
     
  10. Sep 13, 2005 #9
    ...and bandwidth if you uploaded your image here.
     
  11. Sep 14, 2005 #10

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    Animations are annoying and a waste of good bandwidth, IMO. I'm on dial up and waiting for a page to load for the thrill of viewing puppy ears flapping in the breeze is not my idea of time well spent.
     
  12. Sep 14, 2005 #11

    Evo

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    puppy hater :grumpy:
     
  13. Sep 14, 2005 #12

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    I tend to agree. Chronos is a puppy hater. :biggrin:

    Seriously, I have visited other forums and the amount of "flair" that users were sporting was completely obnoxious. The animated junk in the signature is something like 20 x larger than the post itself. Between the avatar and the sig and everything else, you have to visually wade through a giant clutter of text and animated images just to finally pick out the user's reply, which is generally something like, "uh huh." :grumpy:
     
  14. Sep 14, 2005 #13

    Lisa!

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    I'm happy that Danger's avatar isn't dynamic!:uhh:
     
  15. Sep 15, 2005 #14

    Chronos

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    I don't hate puppies. They are delicious deep fried.
     
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