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      Member fR3ZNO's Avatar
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      Animated GIF's as Avatars

      I may have missed the announcement, but when were GIF's allowed for avatars? Is it only for members with a certain post count? I've started to notice the TCL members with crazy high post counts have them.

      Just curious.

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      They are gifted to people by a benevolent admin.
      Be careful what you wish for, for you have no say in what you receive.
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      Quote Originally Posted by NeverEnoughCars View Post
      They are gifted to people by a benevolent admin.
      Be careful what you wish for, for you have no say in what you receive.
      I've kinda been wanting this:



      Will I ask for it? It doesn't sound safe!

      Also note that the cam gear and rockers move, but the cam lobe/lifter don't!


      Edit: This one is pretty good, but too large:



      I like the 911 one as well.



      It says '912' on the web page, but it sure isn't one of those!
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      Ah, I see. Makes sense it's only done for a few members, as I was under the impression GIFs would increase load times.

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      Quote Originally Posted by fR3ZNO View Post
      Ah, I see. Makes sense it's only done for a few members, as I was under the impression GIF's would slow down load times.
      indeed they do if you don't have a fast connection, but then to a much lesser extent so do superfluous apostrophes.
      Quote Originally Posted by Boyz in da Park
      Proletariat, Bourgeoise - Everybody smellin' my potpourri...

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      Quote Originally Posted by Air and water do mix View Post
      indeed they do if you don't have a fast connection, but then to a much lesser extent so do superfluous apostrophes.
      "GIF is as Avatar" is grammatically correct.


      /sarcasm
      Last edited by fR3ZNO; 04-19-2017 at 12:36 PM.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Mk1Madness
      Back when making your car faster and better handling was the big thing.
      Quote Originally Posted by Tavarish
      The car's best safety feature includes ejecting you in the moment of impact and wishing you the best of luck.

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      Quote Originally Posted by NeverEnoughCars View Post
      They are gifted to people by a benevolent admin.
      Be careful what you wish for, for you have no say in what you receive.
      QFT.

      The above post may contain opinions, coarse language, offensive terms, spelling mistakes, and/or improper grammar. You have been warned.

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      Quote Originally Posted by LT1M21Stingray View Post
      Agreed! Damn things are really distracting. I'm just adding the worst ones to my ignored users list.
      Throw an Audi engineer down a hole with a ladder and he will fashion a shovel from it and tunnel his way out

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      You could always call your insurance and say that some vandals tried to swap your car to rwd while you weren't looking.

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      Quote Originally Posted by fR3ZNO View Post
      "GIF is as Avatar" is grammatically correct.

      /sarcasm
      Don't worry. I'm not really bustin' your chops. Here's an e-beer for your troubles.

      Quote Originally Posted by MikkiJayne View Post
      Agreed! Damn things are really distracting. I'm just adding the worst ones to my ignored users list.
      I'd keep Pizza Cat. I find it ridiculously funny!
      Quote Originally Posted by Boyz in da Park
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      Quote Originally Posted by Air and water do mix View Post
      Here's an e-beer for your troubles.

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      Quote Originally Posted by MikkiJayne View Post
      Agreed! Damn things are really distracting. I'm just adding the worst ones to my ignored users list.
      You can turn them off entirely through the My Settings/General Settings link.

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      Quote Originally Posted by MikkiJayne View Post
      Agreed! Damn things are really distracting. I'm just adding the worst ones to my ignored users list.
      So rather than turning the avatar off in your settings you are just blocking users for something an admin has done?
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      Quote Originally Posted by MikkiJayne View Post
      Agreed! Damn things are really distracting. I'm just adding the worst ones to my ignored users list.


      I get to use this one twice in one week

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      Gifs as avatars, you say?
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      It's me, Rabbit, I promise.
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      Quote Originally Posted by MikkiJayne View Post
      Agreed! Damn things are really distracting. I'm just adding the worst ones to my ignored users list.
      Your opinion is bad and you should feel bad.

      You should also learn how to use a settings page.
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      Quote Originally Posted by NeverEnoughCars View Post
      So rather than turning the avatar off in your settings you are just blocking users for something an admin has done?
      Sorry, his ears are plugged, he can't hear you.

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      the worst ones have to be mcbanagons danzig avatars, dude is weird looking
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      Quote Originally Posted by spockcat View Post
      You can turn them off entirely through the My Settings/General Settings link.
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      Yeah, and what's the deal with the changing forum user name? Is that an admin "gifted" thing too?

      I think PizzaCat has had what 3 or 4 in the last 3 months?
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      I may be forced to break out the Mister Rogers gif again.
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      Quote Originally Posted by davewg View Post
      I think PizzaCat has had what 3 or 4 in the last 3 months?
      PizzaCat's name and avatar are absolute perfection

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      Quote Originally Posted by NWarty View Post
      PizzaCat's name and avatar are absolute perfection
      Own a Chevrolet SS? Join the Official TCL Registry!

      It's me, Rabbit, I promise.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Dravenport View Post
      the worst ones have to be mcbanagons danzig avatars, dude is weird looking
      Who is weird looking, Danzig or McBanagon?
      Quote Originally Posted by Mk1Madness
      Back when making your car faster and better handling was the big thing.
      Quote Originally Posted by Tavarish
      The car's best safety feature includes ejecting you in the moment of impact and wishing you the best of luck.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Dravenport View Post
      the worst ones have to be mcbanagons danzig avatars, dude is weird looking

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