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22 December 2016
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William Shears Campbell
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I'm not sure if this is where I should put this. If it isn't, just move it to the appropriate place.
Anyway, my question is... How do you get an animated avatar like @parlance's? I had an animated gif(nothing much, just Christmas lights blinking) that I tried tp put as my picture and it just appeared as a still of the first frame.

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22 December 2016
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Can't anymore, Joe got rid of the feature to link moving avatars due to lag.

We're able to upload gif avatars, but they don't move for some reason. Wonder if a mod added a GiF avatar, would they're gif avatar move?

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22 December 2016
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@Starr Shine? said
Can't anymore, Joe got rid of the feature to link moving avatars due to lag.

We're able to upload gif avatars, but they don't move for some reason. Wonder if a mod added a GiF avatar, would they're gif avatar move?  

Aww, what a shame.

How does @parlance still have an animated avatar?

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22 December 2016
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Cause the option is removed but what was put down still remains.

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22 December 2016
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@Starr Shine? Now you have an animated gif as your avatar.

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22 December 2016
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Thanks for notifying me of this fact.

(This was a limited time thing, I can't change my animated avatar. This is a linked avatar which is an impossiblity now. This was due to lag brought on by gifs)

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@Starr Shine? said
Thanks for notifying me of this fact.

(This was a limited time thing, I can't change my animated avatar. This is a linked avatar which is an impossiblity now. This was due to lag brought on by gifs)  

Ah, I see.  Too bad it's no longer a thing.

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22 December 2016
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I thought that GIF avatars were still allowed if they were less than a certain filesize.

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22 December 2016
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They are allowed, they just don't move.

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23 December 2016
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How do you post pictures you made yourself

Maybe you should try posting more.

24 December 2016
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@HMBeatlesfan said
How do you post pictures you made yourself  

I have an account here, where I upload pictures and then post the direct link on whatever post I need the picture for.

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Account?  You don't need an account to use it.  

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24 December 2016
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@Necko said
Account?  You don't need an account to use it.    

That's true, but I like having an account so I can easily find a photo again if I need to reuse it.

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24 December 2016
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I just use the "Attachments" tab at the bottom of the posting box, drop the picture into the second box that opens beneath, and press upload.

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24 December 2016
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Ya, the forum attachments are really great. I have like 100 attachments on the forum. I use it for the forums too which is free advertisement for this forum.

It is easy to use and you are able to veiw all your previous attachments.

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30 December 2016
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There is a way to opt out of mentions for people who aren't a fan of them

1. Go into your profile

2. In your profile, click the options tag.

3. It should already be in Global options but if not, go to global options

4. Click the Opt out of receiving Mentions notifications box, it is the first option.

5. Click the update global options button and it should save from there.

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@Starr Shine?, are you opting out of mentions?

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No. It is more for others cause I saw on person who didn't like mentions.

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Starr Shine? said
There is a way to opt out of mentions for people who aren't a fan of them

1. Go into your profile

2. In your profile, click the options tag.

3. It should already be in Global options but if not, go to global options

4. Click the Opt out of receiving Mentions notifications box, it is the first option.

5. Click the update global options button and it should save from there.  

Thanks, @Starr Shine?! I added these steps to this post: https://www.beatlesbible.com/f.....s/#p117503

I also added a link to the @ name change directory to that post.

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