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Billy5545 Nugget from Japan
Nov 7th 2019 at 1:31:16 AM

[up] It's basically like a profile picture here. Though it can also apply to other pictures stored in your profile gallery, but not used as the main forum display

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edchump4 Apocalyptic Chauffeur from Nogova Islands Relationship Status: Owner of a lonely heart
Apocalyptic Chauffeur
Nov 8th 2019 at 12:39:37 AM

How do I embed an avatar picture in my posts?

I survived a suicidal trip through apocalyptic America and all I got was this lousy forum signature
Bluethorn Smol good boy from Rogueport Relationship Status: Star-crossed
Smol good boy
Nov 8th 2019 at 4:28:05 AM

You just need to copy the image address and paste it into your post.

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edchump4 Apocalyptic Chauffeur from Nogova Islands Relationship Status: Owner of a lonely heart
Apocalyptic Chauffeur
Nov 8th 2019 at 9:03:30 PM

[up] Alright, thanks.

Does anybody know how to post a long string of random characters without the formatting screwing it up?

I survived a suicidal trip through apocalyptic America and all I got was this lousy forum signature
Playing_with_boy The Turkey
The Turkey
Nov 11th 2019 at 8:02:54 AM

Why do you want to do that?

edchump4 Apocalyptic Chauffeur from Nogova Islands Relationship Status: Owner of a lonely heart
Apocalyptic Chauffeur
Nov 18th 2019 at 12:32:26 PM

I want to make some Malbolge code as my signature.

I survived a suicidal trip through apocalyptic America and all I got was this lousy forum signature
Tre think I lost myself completely from the front to the back, thatís where I was at
think I lost myself completely
Jan 30th 2020 at 11:25:45 AM

[wrong thread]

Edited by Tre on Jan 30th 2020 at 2:26:01 PM

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PrincessPandaTrope Gotta get those rings! from Crisis City with Silver the Hedgehog Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Gotta get those rings!
Sep 8th 2020 at 8:56:16 PM

Is Thread Antinecromancy Game basically a spam thread? People just put random content over there. It has been running for like a decade, but still...

(The forums are definitely way more PG-13 than the main wiki.)

Edited by PrincessPandaTrope on Sep 8th 2020 at 11:02:08 AM

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TheGeekArtist08 Ahoy! from Apple Town Relationship Status: Love blinded me (with science!)
Ahoy!
Sep 8th 2020 at 9:11:02 PM

It's really just a thread that has no fixed topic so it never has to be necroed.

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PrincessPandaTrope Gotta get those rings! from Crisis City with Silver the Hedgehog Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Gotta get those rings!
Sep 10th 2020 at 6:19:34 AM

Is it unfair to participate in avatar gallery games if you only have one avatar in your gallery?

To me, I've never felt like changing my avatar on this site, and this shtick provides a nice twist to such games. Also, I only participate once on avatar games.

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Zanreo Ichiban Kasuga
Ichiban Kasuga
Sep 10th 2020 at 8:24:04 AM

Maybe not "unfair" exactly, but it makes it less interesting for the next player, especially in "what avatar from the above gallery" games, since they'll only have one avatar to choose from and we already know what the answer will have to be.

(Also, you can have more avatars in your gallery without having to change it regularly, you can keep setting it back to the same avatar as before after uploading new ones, if that's what you mean... though if you specifically want your gallery to consist of only one avatar that's fine too)

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WarJay77 Little Birdie from Upstate New York Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Little Birdie
Sep 10th 2020 at 9:31:06 AM

Yeah, you can have other avatars in your gallery without actually using them besides for games.

What really kind of seemed unfair though was your insistence that the troper below you use Silver, in a game that was specifically about choosing an avatar they liked. Your demand that they play the way you wanted them to went against the entire spirit of the game, which was "the poster below you checks your gallery and picks one of the avatars from it".

There are some avatar games that only require one avatar, and those are fine to only use Silver for, but once it gets to the "pick from your/the above gallery" games, you're really limiting the experience by only having (or allowing the use of) one avatar.

Edited by WarJay77 on Sep 10th 2020 at 12:33:35 PM

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PurpleEyedGuma [He / Him] Just Your Average Cishet from the Bad Writing Index Relationship Status: LET'S HAVE A ZILLION BABIES
[He / Him] Just Your Average Cishet
Sep 10th 2020 at 10:24:16 AM

Agreed. Having only one avatar takes away from the freedom of choice in these games.

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WarJay77 Little Birdie from Upstate New York Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Little Birdie
Sep 10th 2020 at 3:30:59 PM

Seriously, Panda, you might want to think about growing your gallery if you intend to play these games. You're really limiting yourself and others- your post in "Find This In Your Gallery" kinda bugged me because you're breaking the rules of the game by stretching the meaning of the post in that way. All we ask is that you either allow people to play these games properly or you find games you can play with just one avatar.

Edited by WarJay77 on Sep 10th 2020 at 6:31:15 AM

We didn't start the fire, it was always burning since the world's been turning - NANO Word Count: 42,800 / 50,000 words written
PrincessPandaTrope Gotta get those rings! from Crisis City with Silver the Hedgehog Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Gotta get those rings!
Sep 10th 2020 at 5:14:39 PM

[up] I only participate in those kind of games once, and I'm done. Also it's fun to connect Silver to everything.

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WarJay77 Little Birdie from Upstate New York Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Little Birdie
Sep 10th 2020 at 6:33:39 PM

What you need to understand is that while it's fun for you, it's not so fun for the people who have to play the game after you. Like, by all means, play these games with Silver, just be courteous to other players who might enjoy having the option to play how they want- whether that's with Silver or another avatar. And, you know, make sure it's not an absolute shoehorn.

Edited by WarJay77 on Sep 10th 2020 at 9:39:43 AM

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TheWhiteWolf title lol XD from anywhere Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
title lol XD
Sep 11th 2020 at 2:19:49 AM

yeah if u wanna play avatar-related games it might be better to have more than one avatar in ur gallery

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PurpleEyedGuma [He / Him] Just Your Average Cishet from the Bad Writing Index Relationship Status: LET'S HAVE A ZILLION BABIES
[He / Him] Just Your Average Cishet
Sep 11th 2020 at 10:42:49 AM

And furthermore, why did you even post in the ďavatar sharingĒ thread if you explicitly did not want any avatars shared with you? That makes no sense.

In short, DO NOT post in threads that rely on a userís entire avatar gallery.

Edited by PurpleEyedGuma on Sep 11th 2020 at 1:48:13 PM

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DookieIdiotNimrod 1969 from My Rusty Cage Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
1969
Sep 11th 2020 at 1:09:53 PM

No offense (I might sound a little mean), but if you donít even want another avatar, why play the game? One avatar is way too little. Thatís just forcing the next person to have your one and only avatar, which totally goes against the style of the game. Itís like not actually putting in a gift in a gift exchange and forcing someone else to give you one.

Itís just totally not cool playing in a game where you have to share avatars, not only saying that you donít want to actually receive an avatar, but then having no variety yourself to choose from.

I personally, would only participate in these games when I have ten avatars, or two rows.

[down] Eight isnít bad at all, and since you have a lot of variety in your gallery, itís ok. But having like eight pictures of an OC of yours...maybe not.

Edited by DookieIdiotNimrod on Sep 11th 2020 at 1:15:15 AM

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PurpleEyedGuma [He / Him] Just Your Average Cishet from the Bad Writing Index Relationship Status: LET'S HAVE A ZILLION BABIES
[He / Him] Just Your Average Cishet
Sep 11th 2020 at 1:12:03 PM

[up] Yeah, sorry, I only have 8. but trust me, Iím gonna get more.

I also saw one user who has no avatars at all participate in one of these games. What the hell were they expecting? Seriously, what? I want to know, now.

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WarJay77 Little Birdie from Upstate New York Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Little Birdie
Sep 11th 2020 at 2:12:19 PM

8 is fine, Guma. All that really matters is having a little variety. Mine is relatively small but there's enough variety for me to play the games pretty easily.

And Panda, to be clear, we're not asking you to not play these forum games, but that if you want to, to please be considerate not only of the game's rules but of the other people playing.

We didn't start the fire, it was always burning since the world's been turning - NANO Word Count: 42,800 / 50,000 words written
PurpleEyedGuma [He / Him] Just Your Average Cishet from the Bad Writing Index Relationship Status: LET'S HAVE A ZILLION BABIES
[He / Him] Just Your Average Cishet
Sep 11th 2020 at 2:52:49 PM

(I have 3 Puyo avatars, which may be a problem.)

EDIT: Deleted one of them.

Edited by PurpleEyedGuma on Sep 11th 2020 at 6:42:32 AM

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PrincessPandaTrope Gotta get those rings! from Crisis City with Silver the Hedgehog Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Gotta get those rings!
Sep 11th 2020 at 8:25:07 PM

[up]x5 Because I didn't understand what "sharing" did.

Edited by PrincessPandaTrope on Sep 11th 2020 at 10:25:13 AM

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Zanreo Ichiban Kasuga
Ichiban Kasuga
Sep 11th 2020 at 10:41:44 PM

[up][up] Having several avatars from the same series in a limited gallery isn't really an issue, especially if they're different characters (up to you though)

Like a Dragon is a great game
Billy5545 Nugget from Japan
Sep 12th 2020 at 6:29:00 PM

[up][up] Sharing is used to gift an avatar that one user has to another. Also unlike the avatar upload feature that will override your old avatar with the new one (though you can always switch back to your old avatar after every upload), sharing won't change your avatar automatically

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