RebKell's Junkie Boards
Board Junkies Forums
 
Log in Register FAQ Memberlist Search RebKell's Junkie Boards Forum Index

Where did my avatar go, and how do I replace it?

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    RebKell's Junkie Boards Forum Index » Area 51
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
cthskzfn



Joined: 21 Nov 2004
Posts: 12851
Location: In a world where a PSYCHOpath like Trump isn't potus.


Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 10:24 am    ::: Where did my avatar go, and how do I replace it? Reply Reply with quote

I've tried to replace the lost avatar with a 240 x 240 pic a dozen times, but the "URL NOT VALID" rejection appears.

Help appreciated.



_________________
Silly, stupid white people might be waking up.
pilight



Joined: 23 Sep 2004
Posts: 61477
Location: Where the action is


Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 10:33 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Does the url start with http: or https:?



_________________
The power of the police to fulfill their functions and duties is dependent on public approval of their existence, actions and behavior, and on their ability to secure and maintain public respect
cthskzfn



Joined: 21 Nov 2004
Posts: 12851
Location: In a world where a PSYCHOpath like Trump isn't potus.


Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 11:28 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

ok. I guess I'm not using a proper image location address.

I don't know how to find a photo, resize it, then post it here.



_________________
Silly, stupid white people might be waking up.


Last edited by cthskzfn on 12/20/19 11:32 am; edited 1 time in total
pilight



Joined: 23 Sep 2004
Posts: 61477
Location: Where the action is


Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 11:32 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

cthskzfn wrote:
https


That's the problem. The antique software of the board doesn't recognize https: as a valid url. Use the same address with http: instead and it should work.



_________________
The power of the police to fulfill their functions and duties is dependent on public approval of their existence, actions and behavior, and on their ability to secure and maintain public respect
cthskzfn



Joined: 21 Nov 2004
Posts: 12851
Location: In a world where a PSYCHOpath like Trump isn't potus.


Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 11:45 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

thanks, brah.



_________________
Silly, stupid white people might be waking up.
cthskzfn



Joined: 21 Nov 2004
Posts: 12851
Location: In a world where a PSYCHOpath like Trump isn't potus.


Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 12:01 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Meh. Still not doing it right.

If anyone can get me a usable URL of the first pic of

Aiysha Hart here, I'd be grateful. Wink

https://www.google.com/search?q=aiysha+hart&sxsrf=ACYBGNTE9dlAihR7Ib7WVVTQWY0Iso8_bw:1576860179807&tbm=isch&source=iu&ictx=1&fir=sb8qgSEzyY5ygM%253A%252CbwJZLtHs3ls4mM%252C_&vet=1&usg=AI4_-kR8QPF0naT1Qq9k1jzI8bMNaUilbg&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjdu4L31cTmAhUuTt8KHVqDAmUQ_h0wGHoECAoQDQ#imgrc=_&vet=1



_________________
Silly, stupid white people might be waking up.
stever



Joined: 16 Nov 2004
Posts: 6915
Location: https://womensbasketballdaily.net


Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 12:16 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

try this:



or this:

[img=http://img18107.imagevenue.com/loc608/th_61965_hart_aiysha_image_122_608lo.jpg]



_________________
Women's Basketball Daily
Celebrating the Women's Game Since 2005
WBBDaily Mobile Edition
pilight



Joined: 23 Sep 2004
Posts: 61477
Location: Where the action is


Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 12:33 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Or this




_________________
The power of the police to fulfill their functions and duties is dependent on public approval of their existence, actions and behavior, and on their ability to secure and maintain public respect
GlennMacGrady



Joined: 03 Jan 2005
Posts: 6327
Location: Heisenberg


Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 12:41 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Sometimes you have to download an internet picture to your computer and then upload it to a photo hosting site that this site recognizes. I've used Imgur many times. You can resize photos on websites for that purpose, or the photo hosting sites like Imgur can do it too.
Shades



Joined: 10 Jul 2006
Posts: 55033



Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 12:48 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I tried both Stever’s and pilight’s URL’s for myself, and they were both rejected as invalid. So I conclude it’s a system problem that cropped up.



_________________
Nnekalonians 1:14 - Thou shalt not accept that which is not earned
pilight



Joined: 23 Sep 2004
Posts: 61477
Location: Where the action is


Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 2:38 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

It worked for me



_________________
The power of the police to fulfill their functions and duties is dependent on public approval of their existence, actions and behavior, and on their ability to secure and maintain public respect
Howee



Joined: 27 Nov 2009
Posts: 13031
Location: OREGON (in my heart)


Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 3:51 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I'm thinkin' it's just cuz she's not important in basketball, and Reb's software knows at least that much.


Razz



_________________
Oregon: Go Ducks!
"Inévitablement, les canards voleront"
cthskzfn



Joined: 21 Nov 2004
Posts: 12851
Location: In a world where a PSYCHOpath like Trump isn't potus.


Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 3:59 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

god bless you, everyone! Wink



_________________
Silly, stupid white people might be waking up.
pilight



Joined: 23 Sep 2004
Posts: 61477
Location: Where the action is


Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 6:21 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

pilight wrote:
cthskzfn wrote:
https


That's the problem. The antique software of the board doesn't recognize https: as a valid url. Use the same address with http: instead and it should work.


This should get added to the avatar FAQ thread



_________________
The power of the police to fulfill their functions and duties is dependent on public approval of their existence, actions and behavior, and on their ability to secure and maintain public respect
Luuuc
#NATC


Joined: 10 Feb 2005
Posts: 20518



Back to top
PostPosted: 12/20/19 6:26 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

pilight wrote:
pilight wrote:
cthskzfn wrote:
https


That's the problem. The antique software of the board doesn't recognize https: as a valid url. Use the same address with http: instead and it should work.


This should get added to the avatar FAQ thread


It is already there

Quote:
If the URL of your image starts with https:// then it probably won't work as an avatar on this message board. Try removing the "s" so that it is just http:// at the start, and it should work.



_________________
Is there gas in the car?
Yes there's gas in the car.
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    RebKell's Junkie Boards Forum Index » Area 51 All times are GMT - 5 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB 2.0.17 © 2001- 2004 phpBB Group
phpBB Template by Vjacheslav Trushkin