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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#121 » by LittleOzzy » Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:59 pm

Having the same issue as above.

imageshack.us is not working.
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#122 » by Howard Mass » Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:55 pm

dream34 said he will try to look into it sometime over the next couple of days as he is very busy at the moment.
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#123 » by dream34 » Thu Mar 14, 2013 5:06 pm

I've fixed the imageshack problem. Thanks for bringing it to my attention, guys!
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#124 » by ChicagoStrong » Sat Nov 2, 2013 2:05 am

Could minus.com be added to the list possibly?
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#125 » by Howard Mass » Mon Nov 4, 2013 11:06 am

AJB wrote:Could minus.com be added to the list possibly?


AJB,

We are going to stick with the current ones for now.

This could change in the future though.
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#126 » by TheGoodDoctor » Wed Dec 18, 2013 10:47 pm

Can someone help me get this image to be usable for my av:

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- it's hosted on tinypic
- it's 100 x 62 so it fits the parameters

I have no idea why it's not working for me but thanks in advance for any help
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#127 » by Howard Mass » Thu Dec 19, 2013 8:53 am

TheGoodDoctor wrote:Can someone help me get this image to be usable for my av:

Image

- it's hosted on tinypic
- it's 100 x 62 so it fits the parameters

I have no idea why it's not working for me but thanks in advance for any help


TheGoodDoctor,

I'm sure Someone on The Graphics and Design Forum would be able to help you out.

Feel free to make a topic over there.
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#128 » by Geoffrey P » Fri Dec 27, 2013 5:52 am

TheGoodDoctor wrote:Can someone help me get this image to be usable for my av:

Image

- it's hosted on tinypic
- it's 100 x 62 so it fits the parameters

I have no idea why it's not working for me but thanks in advance for any help



For future references I believe TinyPic image URLs should start with oi##. When it doesn't contain the o and is just "i##" then it redirects to a TinyPic page. PMd though
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#129 » by Howard Mass » Fri Dec 27, 2013 2:47 pm

Geoffrey P,

Thanks for helping out here.
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#130 » by Solid Snake » Sun Jan 26, 2014 2:12 am

am i doing something wrong? imageshack isn't working for me, i'm trying to use a sig hosting on imageshack but it says not allowed. Might be that it's imageshack.com now instead of imageshack.us
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#131 » by Howard Mass » Sun Jan 26, 2014 11:55 am

Bobby Ray,

Please let us know if this is still occuring on Monday.

Thanks!
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#132 » by Klomp » Sat Feb 1, 2014 9:20 pm

This applies only to signatures and avatars, correct?

I've always had problems embedding gifs tweeted out by @cjzero. I always have to upload them to my imageshack account for them to show up here.
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#133 » by Howard Mass » Sun Feb 2, 2014 7:47 pm

Klomp wrote:This applies only to signatures and avatars, correct?

I've always had problems embedding gifs tweeted out by @cjzero. I always have to upload them to my imageshack account for them to show up here.


Correct.
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#134 » by Laimbeer » Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:47 pm

I'd suggest an avatar library and further limiting the size/visibility of signatures. I've also suggested no animation in signatures or avatars, but I know that's on ice right now.
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#135 » by Howard Mass » Fri Apr 4, 2014 8:32 am

Laimbeer,

We've thought about a library but decided against it.

How do you feel about the sizes now?
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#136 » by Homer Jay » Thu May 8, 2014 12:52 am

Imageshack.us is now using Imageshack.com now as well. Can that be added to the allowed sites?
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#137 » by Howard Mass » Sun Jun 22, 2014 3:21 am

Homer Jay,

We will look into it when we do forum upgrades again.
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#138 » by irie » Sat Jul 5, 2014 1:26 am

I've been noticing a few users with embedded Vines in their signatures. I personally don't care, but they are huge, and take up a lot of space. Perhaps Vines should be disabled from signatures?
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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#139 » by Maroko » Wed Jul 9, 2014 3:33 pm

Well i just created my avatar, i have uploaded it to imgur but when i type the link of that avatar, i got that message : "The URL you specified is invalid."

Can someone help me ?

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Re: Signature and Avatar Site Hosting Requests/Policy Thread 

Post#140 » by Geoffrey P » Wed Jul 9, 2014 5:36 pm

Take out the ?1 at the end of the URL so it ends with .gif
So use this instead: http://i.imgur.com/5DlSwzZ.gif

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