Pictures in signature

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Would you like pictures in your sig?

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  1. danperteet

    danperteet I broke it again. VIP Member

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    I wanted to know how many of us would like the pic in signatures rule repealed. I don't know why this rule is in place so if there's a reason tell me but i'd like pics in my sig.
     
    danperteet, Apr 4, 2009
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    Codex85 Mouse Potato VIP Member

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    Pictures in signatures clutters up threads and makes them longer than they have to be, forcing people to scroll past them to see actual content.

    I actively avoid forums where threads are as much signature/image as content.
     
    Codex85, Apr 4, 2009
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    spike228 ST 38 VIP Member

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    I'm for signature pics, as long as the following options are enabled:

    -Show once per page
    -auto re-size on over sized images

    This forum can be a little bland (visually) at times because of the lack of personalization.
     
    spike228, Apr 4, 2009
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    danperteet I broke it again. VIP Member

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    I do agree that some sites have more pics than posts. I do support a size limit on sigs to limit that problem. But yeah without images it does get a little dull.
     
    danperteet, Apr 5, 2009
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    Zeus Moderator

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    Says the guy that doesn't even have an AV pic :p
     
    Zeus, Apr 5, 2009
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    danperteet I broke it again. VIP Member

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    the avatar I usually use wouldn't fit into this site. I do have a pic of a computer I could use though but it's too big.
     
    danperteet, Apr 5, 2009
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    Nickweb Resident Filmaker Moderator

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    I'm for it, but only if its small
     
    Nickweb, Apr 5, 2009
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    Ian Administrator

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    I've got mixed feelings on this one, but I don't mind small sig pics.

    ... I've enabled it now for mods and active members, so we can give it a try for a couple of weeks and see how it goes :) Please, don't go overboard with big flashing "click the monkey" style pics ;)
     
    Ian, Apr 6, 2009
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    doesnt work mate, I cant upload any image, and it says this at the top of the screen too 'Warning: fopen(./signaturepics/sigpic450_1.gif) [function.fopen]: failed to open stream: Permission denied in [path]\includes\class_dm_userpic.php on line 373'

    also tried a VERY small jpg image, also failed, and i cant be bothered to change this text from bold to normal hahahaa
     
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    spike228 ST 38 VIP Member

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    500x100 is a very odd size...i'll play with my sig pic later.
     
    spike228, Apr 6, 2009
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    danperteet I broke it again. VIP Member

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    same prob as nick.
     
    danperteet, Apr 7, 2009
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    Core in pounce mode Moderator

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    Would it be a pain in the butt to add a setting to UserCP for disabling viewing sig images? So that if you're not interested in seeing any, you don't have to?
     
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    I 2nd this motion.
     
    Zeus, Apr 8, 2009
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    Nickweb Resident Filmaker Moderator

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    I approve of this notion being seconded by Zeus
     
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    Thanks folks, I'll see what the error is now.

    The 500x100 is just a max size, so it can't be wider than 500 px (i.e. no scrolling) and no larger than 100px in height.

    I don't know if it's possible to disable sig viewing, but I will check :)
     
    Ian, Apr 8, 2009
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    Ian Administrator

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    OK, all fixed now :)
     
    Ian, Apr 8, 2009
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    danperteet I broke it again. VIP Member

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    Hey me and Zeus have tiny pics.
     
    danperteet, Apr 8, 2009
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    Core in pounce mode Moderator

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    Well your sig pic is definitely of a size I can live with. :D
     
    Core, Apr 8, 2009
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    He just said he wanted a pic, now he has one and he still isn't happy...some people you just can't please ;)
     
    Zeus, Apr 8, 2009
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    danperteet I broke it again. VIP Member

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    well i'm pleased that you haven't got fed up with me and banned me.
    don't get any ideas.
     
    danperteet, Apr 9, 2009
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