I'm so sorry no one got back to you sooner.
You don't need a certain amount of posts or points to put up an avatar. Any new member can post an avatar.
Some of the avatar threads are out of date due to board changes, but you must upload the image to ATS for it to show. If you host it on some other
image hosting site it just won't work.
Click on "Member Tools" along the top of the page.
Then click "My Pictures".
Click "Upload Photo".
Just put "Avatar" in the top box, and down below that you browse for the image on your system. Find it, and then double click it.
It should upload to your media space.
Copy the url and paste it to the avatar box in your "ATS Account Settings".
There is a size restriction, but hell if I know what it is. You'd think I would after all this time, but if clues were shoes, I'd be
Post your image in this thread if you need further assistance and someone other than an idiot like me will come along and help you get it embedded on
the board as an avatar.
Sorry I can't help more, but take a look at this image.
That's where I keep my avatar, and it's worked for years.
The "Avatar Tutorial" link in yellow will not work. At least not for me.:shk:
If I've been no help at all, send a u2u to asala.
She can cut through bone and get to the heart of a situation like this in no time at all.
Edit: I did find this, but it's dated 2002.
GIF and JPEG file formats only with a maximum dimension of 160 pixels wide, by 320 pixels tall. File sizes are not to exceed 75k, and animated
GIF's are allowed. (physical size can extend up to 400 pixels tall for images under 50k in file size)
No profanity. No 3rd party advertising for any website(s).
No images that are similar to, or mimic any official ATS staff, FSME, reward, or other images used by ATS to designate special status without prior
permission from me, SkepticOverlord, or Springer.
[edit on 9/4/2010 by anxietydisorder]