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Oh No - Skeptic Overlords really gone and done it now!!!

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posted on Mar, 12 2016 @ 01:59 PM

originally posted by: blupblup
a reply to: CranialSponge


I HATE the new look, I do, I do! The background thing was fine for the main page, but on every damned thread? GRRRR!

posted on Mar, 12 2016 @ 04:15 PM
Stretchies...does me stretchies...




I do.


posted on Mar, 12 2016 @ 04:49 PM
My stretchies are pretty, lots of roses.

Let's see

how this will look.

Is this far enough?

I wonder


shall I keep going?

one more.

posted on Mar, 12 2016 @ 05:40 PM
I find this new background tiling annoying as hell..

Would it be so hard to put a little checkbox on the account settings page with the optional "tile background image", so those of us who only want the one image to appear can turn it off?

My background looks so rubbish now =(
edit on 12-3-2016 by spygeek because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 12 2016 @ 05:53 PM
Oddly enough I made my avatar pretty large in case changes happen to them. Let's see if it stands up to this;

posted on Mar, 12 2016 @ 07:03 PM
a reply to: Sublimecraft

This thread is still funny, even though I'm on my mobile and thus don't see any avatars at all. Just picturing what's going on, and I'm imagining all the people stretching their posts out to (I'm assuming) stretch out their avatars doing a [Tommy Chong Voice] "whoooaaaa, maaaaaaaaaaan, whoooaaaaaaa" and watching the long "trails" their fingers make as they slllooowly wave it across their field of view.

posted on Mar, 12 2016 @ 07:16 PM
I didn't even know we could have backgrounds lol. I just attempted to add one via photobucket (since ATS uploads isn't currently working it seems - nothing appears on the upload page.) Is it visible?


ETA: Nope, didn't work. Alas.
edit on 3/12/2016 by AceWombat04 because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 12 2016 @ 09:21 PM
This thread just goes to show some people will never be satisfied. This isn't a new feature, it existed for a long time before ATS moved over to a div based design from a table based design. Many people complained when the feature was removed. Also the square look isn't new, and personally I actually prefer it over the rounded look, it brings back a more classic vibe of ATS for me.
edit on 12/3/2016 by ChaoticOrder because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 12 2016 @ 09:30 PM
No complaints from me. Now I just want to have a background because I think they look awesome personally lol. I can't quite figure out how to get one to appear, though. Finally got the ATS Uploads page to load and uploaded a new image, then set its link as my background but... doesn't seem to show up behind my avatar.


posted on Mar, 12 2016 @ 09:35 PM


posted on Mar, 12 2016 @ 09:47 PM
I officially

have no

idea what

is going on.

posted on Mar, 12 2016 @ 10:08 PM
YAY after i was told what i did wrong i realize that im not the brightest person in the world...

But the almost 3 days i battled to get this done

Totally worth it (your opinion about my struggle to make 3 images separated by 2 black stripes is irrelevant)

A triumph of my kind!!!!! (crayon in the brain kinda guy)
edit on 12-3-2016 by Indigent because: (no reason given)

The post is still not long enough, failing hard weekend!!!
edit on 12-3-2016 by Indigent because: this post will be from now on know as Indigent's mein kampf

posted on Mar, 13 2016 @ 06:27 AM
a reply to: ElGoobero

added longer avatar





too hi


for me

posted on Mar, 13 2016 @ 12:30 PM
ah, that's better.

I was cutting/pasting picture code in the box instead of clicking on the box above the upload.

posted on Mar, 13 2016 @ 01:32 PM
I haven't been able to see avatars for quite a while now.

Ive tried everything. ...

Its the same on any browser, any pc and droid for me no matter what.

posted on Mar, 13 2016 @ 06:03 PM
Ah ha! I finally have a background now.

The way to do it apparently:

Go to uploads
Click on the image
Above it are a series of icons
Mouse of them to see what they are - one says "make this image my mini-background" or some such
Click that

BAM it works! Not sure why just putting the link in the background box in my profile doesn't work, but now I finally have one lol. After 12 years lmao. You'd think I would have realized this was a feature sooner but... like the Kindly Ones in the Sandman comics, "I am renowned for my relentlessness, not my speed." :p Okay I'm not really renowned for that either.


ETA: And now a new slightly altered avatar, and an unnecessarily long post to test if it tiles and...


edit on 3/13/2016 by AceWombat04 because: Testing

posted on Mar, 13 2016 @ 07:41 PM
I like seeing my dragon-seagull, or is it a pheonix-seagull, multiple times.

But avvies are gonna get interesting, I think.

posted on Mar, 14 2016 @ 07:19 AM
a reply to: Chickensalad

There's a option in your account to turn avatars/backgrounds on/off. Your's might be set to off?

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edit on 16-3-2016 by DaRAGE because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 17 2016 @ 01:42 AM
I am on mobile so I don't get to see avatars anyways.

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