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Why is it so difficult to upload an avatar on this website? 

Post#1 » by RememberLu » Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:25 pm

Ever since Tinypic shut down, it seems like RealGM doesn't want to accept URL's from any other site. There's no option to upload a pic from your own computer anywhere, and there's no list of acceptable image hosting sites available anywhere. So you're just meant to guess which URL's RealGM will find acceptable?

I tried Imgur but RealGM doesn't find this image hosting site acceptable either. Can someone give us some tips for how to upload an avatar that this finicky website won't reject?
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Re: Why is it so difficult to upload an avatar on this website? 

Post#2 » by Beethoven » Fri Nov 1, 2019 8:02 pm

Yeah i have had the same issues. I cant upload from computer, cant find a hosting site, cant use imgur.
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Re: Why is it so difficult to upload an avatar on this website? 

Post#3 » by Dirk » Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:54 pm

Beethoven wrote:Yeah i have had the same issues. I cant upload from computer, cant find a hosting site, cant use imgur.

RememberLu wrote:Ever since Tinypic shut down, it seems like RealGM doesn't want to accept URL's from any other site. There's no option to upload a pic from your own computer anywhere, and there's no list of acceptable image hosting sites available anywhere. So you're just meant to guess which URL's RealGM will find acceptable?

I tried Imgur but RealGM doesn't find this image hosting site acceptable either. Can someone give us some tips for how to upload an avatar that this finicky website won't reject?

bluerap23 wrote:
bluerap23 wrote:I keep getting this message. I've tried a number of upload sites. My dimensions are 100 x100 and file size is under 49k.

any suggestions?

https://imgur.com/ieQJpgo



Fixed. Tinypic worked. I imagine the issue with Imgur is that they've gone to https



Post the links me to the images you want as avatar. Don't worry about dimensions. Just post the URL of the images.
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Re: Why is it so difficult to upload an avatar on this website? 

Post#4 » by Beethoven » Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:51 pm

Dirk wrote:
Beethoven wrote:Yeah i have had the same issues. I cant upload from computer, cant find a hosting site, cant use imgur.

RememberLu wrote:Ever since Tinypic shut down, it seems like RealGM doesn't want to accept URL's from any other site. There's no option to upload a pic from your own computer anywhere, and there's no list of acceptable image hosting sites available anywhere. So you're just meant to guess which URL's RealGM will find acceptable?

I tried Imgur but RealGM doesn't find this image hosting site acceptable either. Can someone give us some tips for how to upload an avatar that this finicky website won't reject?

bluerap23 wrote:
bluerap23 wrote:I keep getting this message. I've tried a number of upload sites. My dimensions are 100 x100 and file size is under 49k.

any suggestions?

https://imgur.com/ieQJpgo



Fixed. Tinypic worked. I imagine the issue with Imgur is that they've gone to https



Post the links me to the images you want as avatar. Don't worry about dimensions. Just post the URL of the images.

Here you go

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&source=images&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwiClYCp3OLlAhVBsZ4KHQXxC88QjRx6BAgBEAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.indiewire.com%2F2019%2F04%2Fclockwork-orange-sequel-discovered-unpublished-1202128328%2F&psig=AOvVaw1KiBZVWo264BIeUlGlOb8Y&ust=1573581017193862

or this , not sure which one is the correct image address

https://www.indiewire.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/shutterstock_5885876aa.jpg?resize=800,521

thanks!
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Re: Why is it so difficult to upload an avatar on this website? 

Post#5 » by Dirk » Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:23 pm

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Beethoven wrote:
Dirk wrote:
Beethoven wrote:Yeah i have had the same issues. I cant upload from computer, cant find a hosting site, cant use imgur.

RememberLu wrote:Ever since Tinypic shut down, it seems like RealGM doesn't want to accept URL's from any other site. There's no option to upload a pic from your own computer anywhere, and there's no list of acceptable image hosting sites available anywhere. So you're just meant to guess which URL's RealGM will find acceptable?

I tried Imgur but RealGM doesn't find this image hosting site acceptable either. Can someone give us some tips for how to upload an avatar that this finicky website won't reject?

bluerap23 wrote:

Fixed. Tinypic worked. I imagine the issue with Imgur is that they've gone to https



Post the links me to the images you want as avatar. Don't worry about dimensions. Just post the URL of the images.

Here you go

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&source=images&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwiClYCp3OLlAhVBsZ4KHQXxC88QjRx6BAgBEAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.indiewire.com%2F2019%2F04%2Fclockwork-orange-sequel-discovered-unpublished-1202128328%2F&psig=AOvVaw1KiBZVWo264BIeUlGlOb8Y&ust=1573581017193862

or this , not sure which one is the correct image address

https://www.indiewire.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/shutterstock_5885876aa.jpg?resize=800,521

thanks!


Two options.

Copy&paste URL:

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https://i.imgur.com/zkjOdnG.jpg

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https://i.imgur.com/0tDsi7h.jpg

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Re: Why is it so difficult to upload an avatar on this website? 

Post#6 » by Beethoven » Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:27 pm

Thank you sir.
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Re: Why is it so difficult to upload an avatar on this website? 

Post#7 » by RememberLu » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:31 pm

Dirk wrote:
Beethoven wrote:Yeah i have had the same issues. I cant upload from computer, cant find a hosting site, cant use imgur.

RememberLu wrote:Ever since Tinypic shut down, it seems like RealGM doesn't want to accept URL's from any other site. There's no option to upload a pic from your own computer anywhere, and there's no list of acceptable image hosting sites available anywhere. So you're just meant to guess which URL's RealGM will find acceptable?

I tried Imgur but RealGM doesn't find this image hosting site acceptable either. Can someone give us some tips for how to upload an avatar that this finicky website won't reject?

bluerap23 wrote:
bluerap23 wrote:I keep getting this message. I've tried a number of upload sites. My dimensions are 100 x100 and file size is under 49k.

any suggestions?

https://imgur.com/ieQJpgo



Fixed. Tinypic worked. I imagine the issue with Imgur is that they've gone to https



Post the links me to the images you want as avatar. Don't worry about dimensions. Just post the URL of the images.


https://i.pinimg.com/originals/67/c3/28/67c3289da8f22d634c7165a72942b8e1.jpg
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Re: Why is it so difficult to upload an avatar on this website? 

Post#8 » by Dirk » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:42 pm



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https://i.imgur.com/5v6jen7.jpg

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Re: Why is it so difficult to upload an avatar on this website? 

Post#9 » by RememberLu » Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:37 am

Dirk wrote:


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Thank you, can I ask how you're doing this? Do you have access to mod magic or are you using some website to convert the url to a palatable format?
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Re: Why is it so difficult to upload an avatar on this website? 

Post#10 » by Maroko » Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:52 am

RememberLu wrote:Thank you, can I ask how you're doing this? Do you have access to mod magic or are you using some website to convert the url to a palatable format?



First you need to click on new post :

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There you will need to upload the pic you want (you have the pic in your computer and you browse for it or you copy and paste the link of that pic)

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It will say "uplodated completed"
once you uploaded it, this is the tricky part, you need to find the right link to make it appear here

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you will need with your mouse to "browse" that pic so a new menu will appear : " copy link and the 3 dots"

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Why is it tricky ? Because you need the extension to make it work. You have to choose the "BBCode (Forums)" option because this is the only one with the extension

This one won't work

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https://imgur.com/UYjd3Ny


This one will work because it got the extension you know the thing behind the dot like .png or .jpg ...

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https://imgur.com/UYjd3Ny.png


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When you are in profile "edit profile" then "edit avatar", just put the "direct" link without the img stuff. Only use them when you use a pic in the forum.

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