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Avatar Size Increase

Discussion in 'Announcements and Rules' started by tehelgee, May 2, 2018.

  1. tehelgee

    tehelgee The stern gaze of justice. Administrator

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    So, yeah, 51.2kb is small for an avatar, I think. Mine is bigger than that(admin privilege!), so I've decided to up the limit after a convo with alethiophile about it not putting undue burden on the server.

    If loading times seem to get significantly worse for you, let me know here.
     
  2. BrokenAscendent

    BrokenAscendent Filthy Heretic

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    Help, I'm being oppressed!
     
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  3. Mindsieve

    Mindsieve Know what you're doing yet?

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    I've noticed a large amount of lag when loading pages via my phone, but not my laptop. It might just be my phone being fussy, or something, but I've had the slow loading time both at home (with a slow-ish connection) and at work (with a better connection).

    Not much else to say here...
     
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  4. Plotvitalnpc

    Plotvitalnpc Personification Personified

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    Perhaps this will open the floodgates to people with non-tiny gifs making them into avatars.
    Still, I'll stick with my piece of catgirl perfection.
     
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  5. Tabac Iberez

    Tabac Iberez Playing around right now

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    I have noticed absolutely no change, and will probably come back in a week to see if I notice anything by then.

    Edit1: Been four days, no differences noticed. It was a weekend too.

    Edit2: Been two weeks ish, no differences noticed.
     
    Last edited: May 19, 2018
  6. theM

    theM Getting out there.

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    It seems fine, but I doubt there are actually all that many avatars taking advantage of the increased size, given that most people have likely stuck with the old avatar (or just plain don't have one). I'm not actually sure if a week's time is actually sufficient to test for actual performance issues.
     
  7. Tabac Iberez

    Tabac Iberez Playing around right now

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    It has been a month (and I am aware this may hit necro rules) but I have still yet to see any differences.
     
  8. Honey.Plunder

    Honey.Plunder Evil is Eternal

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    Oppression builds character.
     
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  9. Darmani

    Darmani Getting some practice in, huh?

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    So if I upload a picture that's larger than those kilobytes it won't automatically be shrunk? or
     
  10. Biigoh

    Biigoh Nothing but Innocent Fluff Moderator

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    If it's larger than 200x200 in size, it gets shrunk down.
     
  11. magic9mushroom

    magic9mushroom BEST END.

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    If you try to upload a picture larger than the limit it'll just fail.
     
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