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Old 08-10-2005, 06:51 PM
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trouble with off site avatar and profile pic

i have two pics that i want to use as an avatar and profile pic they are:
http://jwiger.no-ip.info/media/Pictu...t_away-200.jpg
and http://jwiger.no-ip.info/media/Pictu.../Lavafield.jpg respectivley. why am i so limited to size if i'm hosting the pics on my web server? and why does the php script put the ... in the middle of the name of hyperlinks?
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Old 08-10-2005, 07:22 PM
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Hey J,

The max width of the avatar is 150, height 125. Profile pic can be 150 wide by 200.

I will fix it for you if you want. I'm assuming you want the stang as the avatar?

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Old 08-11-2005, 06:50 PM
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that is correct, i'd like the mustang pic as the avatar. From the experiance of running my own web server in my house i totally understand bandwidth and web page space restrictions but i just think that as far as the profile is concerned size shouldn't be as restrictive for off-site hosted pics, and avatars since they aren't hurting your bandwidth.

-i hope i don't sound rude, i just like to push my freedom as far as it will go, espeacially when it involves things hosted on my own server.
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Old 08-11-2005, 09:12 PM
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Hey J,

You dont sound rude, the reason for the size, is not bandwidth, its more about people being able to see a post, not just one persons avatar. As far as the profile pic, I guess your right, I dont see any harm with increasing the image size. I'll go ahead and increase it to 400 wide for now.

Thanks for the tips,

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Old 08-12-2005, 09:04 AM
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no, thank you
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Old 08-12-2005, 09:47 AM
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Hey J,
I increased it to 325x400. You should be good to go now.

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Thank you Sir
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Old 08-12-2005, 06:10 PM
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I tried linking the profile pic again and i'm getting this message:

vBulletin Message
Error - cannot find an image at the specified URL. Please make sure that you have entered a valid URL.

i have no idea why the link won't work, maybe it's the length i noticed in the first post of this thread that the script cut out the middle and replaced it with ... i know this didn't happen when i put the link to an off site pic in to the thread but i wonder if for some reason the code is abreviating links in the profile pages.

i checked this link:
http://www.powerstrokeforum.com/images/jwiger.jpg
and it didn't work either, maype it's a problem with my domain

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Old 08-12-2005, 09:23 PM
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Hmm, it must be a server thing. I uploaded it to my server, and linked it, and it worked just fine. I got it fixed for you.

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Old 08-14-2005, 01:13 AM
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my avatar thing is also telling me my pic is to big. its says the size limt is like 100x140 or something
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