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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by Volante » Thu Mar 07, 2013 12:23 am

bpmod wrote:I'm doing some experimenting with rotating too.

The results thus far are less than stellar.

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This is what happens when new features get taken for a spin.

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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by Paucle » Thu Mar 07, 2013 12:39 am

bpmod wrote:The results thus far are less than stellar.

Stellar! Stellllll-ar!

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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by bpmod » Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:19 am

Paucle wrote:
bpmod wrote:The results thus far are less than stellar.

Stellar! Stellllll-ar!

No. Much less.

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...but the senator, while insisting he was not intoxicated, could not explain his nudity.

If I had 50 cents for every math question I got right, I'd have $6.30 by now.

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Post by jkbrat » Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:09 pm

Paucle wrote:
bpmod wrote:The results thus far are less than stellar.

Stellar! Stellllll-ar!


:lol:
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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by bpmod » Fri Mar 08, 2013 11:27 am

Hey Vanya!

It's getting close. Do you see a theme?

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...but the senator, while insisting he was not intoxicated, could not explain his nudity.

If I had 50 cents for every math question I got right, I'd have $6.30 by now.

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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by Vanya » Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:54 pm

bpmod wrote:Hey Vanya!

It's getting close. Do you see a theme?

Brian


I see a lot of baseball parks, and 42.

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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by bpmod » Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:58 pm

Vanya wrote:
bpmod wrote:Hey Vanya!

It's getting close. Do you see a theme?

Brian


I see a lot of baseball parks, and 42.

500 quatloos to anybody who knows where that '42' picture was taken. And another 500 to anybody who knows its significance. (It does fall into the baseball theme.)

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...but the senator, while insisting he was not intoxicated, could not explain his nudity.

If I had 50 cents for every math question I got right, I'd have $6.30 by now.

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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by Volante » Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:14 pm

bpmod wrote:500 quatloos to anybody who knows where that '42' picture was taken. And another 500 to anybody who knows its significance. (It does fall into the baseball theme.)

Brian

It *looks* like a picture of an iPhone up against a fence...but it's more likely a really really large LCD with flagpoles behind it. Which still doesn't really help because it's...well...it's as nondescript as an iPhone up against a fence.

So I'll just guess Dodger Stadium because :|

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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by alietr » Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:19 pm

Well, 42 is Jackie Robinson, and CitiField has a number of Robinson oriented exhibits, so I'll guess it has something to do with that.

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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by bpmod » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:04 pm

It is Jackie Robinson's number. That is the correct significance.

It is not an iPhone up against a fence. It is a crop from this picture here:
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The day that Jim (trainman) and I went to the game, they were advertising Jackie Robinson Day, coming up the next day.

And, where did Jim and I see the game? You got it! Dodger Stadium.

So, 500 quatloos each to Volante and alietr.

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...but the senator, while insisting he was not intoxicated, could not explain his nudity.

If I had 50 cents for every math question I got right, I'd have $6.30 by now.

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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by Paucle » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:11 pm

In 2014, there will be nobody (in MLB) wearing #42 anymore.
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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by Vanya » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:28 pm

bpmod wrote:It is Jackie Robinson's number. That is the correct significance.

It is not an iPhone up against a fence. It is a crop from this picture here:

Brian


Well, I knew that :) .

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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by bpmod » Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:55 pm

Vanya wrote:
bpmod wrote:It is Jackie Robinson's number. That is the correct significance.

It is not an iPhone up against a fence. It is a crop from this picture here:

Brian


Well, I knew that :) .

In any event, I am in the final stages of testing the grouping of images into subsets for rotation in the randomizer.

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...but the senator, while insisting he was not intoxicated, could not explain his nudity.

If I had 50 cents for every math question I got right, I'd have $6.30 by now.

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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by skullturf » Fri Mar 08, 2013 3:23 pm

alietr wrote:Well, 42 is Jackie Robinson


By the way, for anybody reading this who considers sports not to be one of their strong points:

There are only a very small number of jersey numbers or uniform numbers that you should be expected to remember. That's one of them.

(A couple of others: Michael Jordan, Wayne Gretzky.)

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Post by kickerofelves » Fri Mar 08, 2013 3:29 pm

skullturf wrote:There are only a very small number of jersey numbers or uniform numbers that you should be expected to remember. That's one of them.

(A couple of others: Michael Jordan, Wayne Gretzky.)


...by which I assume you mean Jordan's 'primary' number, and not the post-comeback 45.

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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by alietr » Fri Mar 08, 2013 5:24 pm

bpmod wrote:So, 500 quatloos each to Volante and alietr.



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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by Volante » Fri Mar 08, 2013 5:26 pm

bpmod wrote:It is Jackie Robinson's number. That is the correct significance.

It is not an iPhone up against a fence. It is a crop from this picture here:
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The day that Jim (trainman) and I went to the game, they were advertising Jackie Robinson Day, coming up the next day.

And, where did Jim and I see the game? You got it! Dodger Stadium.

So, 500 quatloos each to Volante and alietr.

Brian

Well, I did say it wasn't an iPhone, merely that it bore a strong resemblance to one, which it does!! This has not been disputed yet!

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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by bpmod » Fri Mar 08, 2013 9:53 pm

Volante wrote:Well, I did say it wasn't an iPhone, merely that it bore a strong resemblance to one, which it does!! This has not been disputed yet!

Granted.

My project is pretty much done if anybody else wants to try it out. Actually, even if nobody does, it is.

To randomize your avatar, or simply to create and store files for use as avatars, you can go to avatar (you must be logged in). Once you have uploaded at least one image, you can click the button (marked 'click here' or somesuch) to activate it. If you have any questions or experience any wonkiness, let me know, either in this thread or by PM.

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...but the senator, while insisting he was not intoxicated, could not explain his nudity.

If I had 50 cents for every math question I got right, I'd have $6.30 by now.

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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by trainman » Fri Mar 08, 2013 11:28 pm

bpmod wrote:The day that Jim (trainman) and I went to the game, they were advertising Jackie Robinson Day, coming up the next day.


Actually, we were there on Jackie Robinson Day, April 15.

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Re: Fun with avatars

Post by bpmod » Sat Mar 09, 2013 12:00 am

trainman wrote:
bpmod wrote:The day that Jim (trainman) and I went to the game, they were advertising Jackie Robinson Day, coming up the next day.


Actually, we were there on Jackie Robinson Day, April 15.

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In my picture the date is almost perfectly clear. I read the 5 as a 6 and I knew we were there on the 15th. Jackie Robinson Day must have had quite the effect on me seeing as I didn't remember it.

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...but the senator, while insisting he was not intoxicated, could not explain his nudity.

If I had 50 cents for every math question I got right, I'd have $6.30 by now.

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