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Subject: Why can't I?
Date Posted: 11/8/2007 11:56 AM ET
Member Since: 7/8/2005
Posts: 345
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Why can't I get any pictures that I have taken to be an avatar? I've done everything I can think of and it wont work. I can use other avatars, but not my own.

Also...How can I get them from photobucket?

Date Posted: 11/8/2007 12:00 PM ET
Member Since: 2/13/2007
Posts: 8,411
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What I do is open up the photos I have in my computer, open the pic I want with "Paint" and then go to Stretch/Skew.  Then I change the percentage from 100% to 25% for both percentages. Then I save the pic that way and try to download it into PBS.   If it doesn't work, I go back and make it a little smaller the same way.  That's how I got my pic of my baby as my avatar.  :)

Last Edited on: 11/8/07 12:00 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 11/8/2007 12:04 PM ET
Member Since: 8/9/2005
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On my profile there are tutorials for avatars and blinkies and theres also a link to a website that you can use to resize your picks. The most common problem is that the picture doesnt meet the dimensions requirement or its not the correct format.

Date Posted: 11/8/2007 12:08 PM ET
Member Since: 8/4/2007
Posts: 389
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Thank you for the tip, it worked great. I never thought about using the Paint Program.

Date Posted: 11/8/2007 12:22 PM ET
Member Since: 7/8/2005
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I did what Mary said.....It just wont do it.

I'll read Chris' profile...