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dukedogsmom
02-23-2007, 10:11 PM
I'm just wondering if it were possible for us to have bigger AVs? On most of the forums that I attend, they are 125X125. Would it be a hassle to allow that? Maybe we could pay a small fee to have that? Just curious.

Karen
02-23-2007, 10:32 PM
I personally like the smaller size - and it of course makes pages faster to load for dial-up connectors. I think it lets people's signature graphics have more impact than boards I have seen with the big icons.

That's just my opinion ...

BC_MoM
02-24-2007, 12:19 AM
I also like the small icons. They don't get in the away, like most do on other boards! :)

Sophist
02-24-2007, 02:08 AM
I think the small icons work well, especially given PT's proclivity for animated ones. Big animated avs can get super distracting.


I also think the avs should remain small because this board gives folks a TON of freedom with the sigs, and I really think that is more than enough to strike a balance.

Randi
02-24-2007, 06:38 AM
I too like the smaller avatars, at least I don't think they should be bigger than 80x80.

Kfamr
02-24-2007, 07:43 AM
I think even 80x80 would be nice.

Often times I want to use a photo of all 4 dogs in my avatar and NOT have it animated. However, reducing it to 60x60 you cant even tell what it is!

I don't really like animated avatars, so maybe if there's an option for larger, NON-animated avatars? I know a lot of boards allow 100x100 but they only allow non-animated avatars.

GreyhoundGirl
02-24-2007, 07:58 AM
Big animated avs can get super distracting.


:o Is mine small enough?

Felicia's Mom
02-24-2007, 08:30 AM
I like my avatar the size it is now.

Randi
02-24-2007, 09:13 AM
:o Is mine small enough?Yes, it is. :) If it weren't, you wouldn't have been able to put it on as an avatar. ;)

RedHedd
02-24-2007, 01:00 PM
I think they're fine the size they are now.

xcolbi
02-24-2007, 01:08 PM
I personally don't mind whatever size they are. ;)

Sophist
02-24-2007, 04:35 PM
:o Is mine small enough?

Yes, and it is funny, too.


Currently, none of the animated avs that I have seen are anything I think crosses the line. I wasn't trying to call anyone here out. I am just saying that when a webpage is crammed with a ton of big, flashy gifs it can be a nightmare to read. It can also be headache-inducing!

dukedogsmom
02-24-2007, 07:32 PM
I didn't want a big, flashy gif. Was just curious about maybe having a non moving pic a little bigger.

Argranade
02-24-2007, 07:59 PM
I personally don't mind whatever size they are. ;)

dItto. O.o

jackie
02-25-2007, 04:05 PM
I wouldn't like to see them any bigger.

I hate scrolling through a thread and more then half of the page is avatars. While I love to see everybody's pets, it makes it a lot easy to scroll the thread when the pictures are smaller.

CathyBogart
02-25-2007, 04:27 PM
I would like it, but only if people followed the rules for signature size.

catnapper
02-25-2007, 10:46 PM
Smaller is better IMO.

Some days its like everyone is screaming for attention with their siggies and avatars. I don't need to express myself with an overwhelming abundance images myself... I guess I want my words to have more impact than my accompanying graphics.

sprokett
02-27-2007, 05:57 AM
i like the little avatar's but i cant have one because i cant get my pics small enough could anybody have a go at making a pic avie size for me?

sprokett
02-27-2007, 07:54 AM
here's the pic randi

Randi
02-27-2007, 09:30 AM
This should do it! If you want me to do another one, you're welcome! :)

Anita Cholaine
02-27-2007, 11:03 AM
Most forums that allow bigger avatars have lots of restrictions for signatures. I prefer having small avatars and more freedom for doing siggies. I really like the 60x60 siz anyways.

sprokett
02-27-2007, 01:45 PM
This should do it! If you want me to do another one, you're welcome! :)


thanks so much it looks great :D

thanks from sprokett

finn's mom
03-02-2007, 10:51 AM
I don't personally care, I don't think I have ever been distracted by anything like avatars or signatures or any of that. Make 'em big, keep 'em small, get rid of 'em all together, it's not what makes the site. But, that's just my opinion. I'll use the option if it's there, but above and beyond that, I don't think about it.