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    Keepin' it real gsk8's Avatar
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    Avatar FAQ

    Q: What is an Avatar and how do I get one?
    A: Avatars are the small square graphical images that you see under a poster's username.
    Note: You must have a minimum of 25 posts in order to use these Avatars.

    Here's how to do it:
    • You must first login
    • Go to Settings
    • Edit Avatar
      > select your avatar
      > Click "Save Changes"

    Q: Is my Avatar unique to my username, or will others be able to use the same one?
    A: No. Others will be able to use the same, but there are many to choose from!

    Q: I want to use my own personal/custom avatar. Can I do this?
    A: Absolutely! Once you have 100+ posts, a feature will appear in the "Edit Avatar" settings for you to upload an image.

    Q: What are the file and size restrictions?
    A: Avatars should be 100x100 pixels and no larger than 10KB (.gif or .jpg formats only). No religious, political, pornographic, or questionable images allowed. If you are in doubt, than most likely the image is not suitable for this forum. Those who abuse this privilege will be banned without notice. In addition, forum guidelines apply. Do not use your avatar to troll, bash other skaters or GS users.

    Q: Are animations allowed in the Custom Avatars?
    A: No.
    Last edited by Mrs. P; 02-09-2017 at 10:23 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gsk8 View Post
    A: Avatars should be 100x100 pixels and no larger than 10KB (.gif or .jpg formats only).
    I wanted to change my avatar. When I go to Custom Avatar, it now says "The maximum size of your custom image is 60 by 60 pixels or 10.0 KB" and a bigger picture gets automatically resized to a max. of 60x60
    Last edited by Pamigena; 09-18-2016 at 12:42 PM.

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    Keepin' it real gsk8's Avatar
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    I just fixed some settings. Can you try again?

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    Works again. Thank you.

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    Q: I want to use my own personal/custom avatar. Can I do this?
    A: Absolutely! Once you have 100+ posts, a feature will appear in the "Edit Avatar" settings for you to upload an image.
    I guess i can't change my avatar yet

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeJiHye19 View Post
    I guess i can't change my avatar yet
    Me too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hevari View Post
    Me too
    I can change it now because I think I posted more than a 100 reply

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    I have over 100+ posts but I'm still not seeing where I can add my own custom photo/avatar. Please help.

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    In the top right you need to click "settings". It's next to "my profile". From there select "edit avatar" in the middle left area.

    Once you select your avatar make sure you save the settings.

    FYI: I usually save my avatar to my device and then upload it from my pictures. I've done it on computer but I usually do it from my phone.

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    #ButThatsNoneOfMyBusiness Ic3Rabbit's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam-Skwantch View Post
    In the top right you need to click "settings". It's next to "my profile". From there select "edit avatar" in the middle left area.

    Once you select your avatar make sure you save the settings.

    FYI: I usually save my avatar to my device and then upload it from my pictures. I've done it on computer but I usually do it from my phone.
    Thank you!

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    #ButThatsNoneOfMyBusiness Ic3Rabbit's Avatar
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    Ok so my avatar was one of the bigger ones that were a proper size to be allowed. After all of the updates this past weekend with the promotion system and everything all my avatars that I put in that used to be bigger (but legal size) are tiny. What is the deal? I'm guessing there is a glitch? Could someone please kindly look into this and help? Thanks.

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