Zachy wrote:Uploading avatars from your computer and uploading from a URL both do not work. If you want to use an avatar, upload it to another image hosting site, such as Imageshack, Photobucket, or Vulomedia, and put the image URL into the "Link to off-site Avatar" field.
READ THE RULES THREAD
ITS WHY ITS IN CAPS AND HAS *'S TO GET YOUR ATTENTION
Also, host ANY AND ALL PICTURES/IMAGES YOURSELF. Hotlinking is bad, especially if its photobucket since users with those have bandwidth limits. That, and many websites (such as tripod and tinypic at times) have preventive measures against hotlinking.
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