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Sockpuppet
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Help with avatar

Post by Sockpuppet » Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:05 pm

I’d like the following image to be my avatar but no matter what I do I can’t get the website to accept it. Can anyone help me in formatting this image to be boglehead compliant?

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Re: Help with avatar

Post by xenial » Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:29 pm

Crop out some of the whitespace on the left and right to make the image a 253x253 square. Then resize it to 100x100, and it will be accepted. (I tested this.)

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Re: Help with avatar

Post by Oicuryy » Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:57 pm

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Re: Help with avatar

Post by daveydoo » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:03 am

Must be the BH taste filter
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Re: Help with avatar

Post by Sockpuppet » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:08 am

Oicuryy wrote:
Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:57 pm
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Thanks but I am still getting the error message: “The avatar’s filesize must be between 0 and 8 KiB.“

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Re: Help with avatar

Post by Sockpuppet » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:15 am

daveydoo wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:03 am
Must be the BH taste filter
I’ve used this guy as my avatar on other forums and he seems especially appropriate for this forum!

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Re: Help with avatar

Post by Cycle » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:18 am

There are many websites where u can upload the image and then download the cropped and scaled image in whatever format you like. Like imageresize.org

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Re: Help with avatar

Post by Oicuryy » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:23 am

Sockpuppet wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:08 am
Thanks but I am still getting the error message: “The avatar’s filesize must be between 0 and 8 KiB.“
It's only 2.7kb; it works for me.

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Re: Help with avatar

Post by Sockpuppet » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:39 am

Oicuryy wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:23 am
Sockpuppet wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:08 am
Thanks but I am still getting the error message: “The avatar’s filesize must be between 0 and 8 KiB.“
It's only 2.7kb; it works for me.

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Re: Help with avatar

Post by AnalogKid22 » Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:47 pm

http://www.simpleimageresizer.com/

Upload your image, set dimensions to 100x100, click Resize.

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Re: Help with avatar

Post by LadyGeek » Fri Jan 26, 2018 5:20 pm

Sockpuppet - if you get stuck, PM me with a link to the image and I'll help you with it.

Instructions are also in the wiki: Creating an avatar
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