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Thursday, 14th March, 2002, 05:48 AM #181
Acolyte (Lvl 2)
Here's a more recent one, of my fiancee and I at Universal Studios a few months ago.Lazybones's Story Hour Threads:
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Thursday, 14th March, 2002, 06:00 AM #182
Novice (Lvl 1)
PNG format can be used too, though not all browsers support the format, as far as I know.Originally posted by Plane Sailing
You need to use a JPG or GIF image (JPG is best for photographs).
Your initial pictures are in the BMP format which browsers don't display.
As Plane Sailing said, JPG format is usually used for high color images like photos. JPG is a lossy format, which means that when your image is compressed into a jpg file it will lose some of it's detail. Some image editing programs allow you to adjust the amount of compression, so you can weigh quality vs size.
GIFs are only 8-bit (compaired to the jpg's 24-bit support), but allow animation and single color transparency. They're lossless, but can only contain so many colors.
PNG files use lossless compression and support 24-bit color, one alpha channel and alpha transparency. I really like this format as it generally turns out files that are smaller than BMP files, but with the same amount of detail. This format really shines when it is used for large high color images, but is a bit bloated when used on small pics.
Try saving your picture in all of these formats and then use the one that looks the best but has the smallest file size. And of course, crop out the parts of the picture that aren't important.
Paint Shop Pro 6 is a great image editing program and a free trial of it can be obtained at www.jasc.com
DM: Mendorn the Transmuter's legs turn into goat legs and he grows horns. Your charisma drops by 2 and your dex goes up by 2.
Dan: My PC grew goat legs and horns? Why?
DM: You drank potions you found strapped into the armpit of a dead bugbear. Their idea of acceptable side-effects might be different than yours.
Jason: Come on Dan, you know you should never drink a bugbear armpit potion...
Thursday, 14th March, 2002, 10:54 AM #183
Novice (Lvl 1)
Wow! I'm gone a few days and !POOF! this cool thread pops up!
Everyoneĺs pictures are great! I better get mine in before it's archived!
Here's a very old self-portrait... Ummů Not to scale.
Thursday, 14th March, 2002, 11:13 AM #184
Novice (Lvl 1)
damn, how can i include a jpg...just too stupid i am, it seems...
Last edited by Dougal DeKree; Thursday, 14th March, 2002 at 11:14 AM.
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Thursday, 14th March, 2002, 11:44 AM #185
Cutpurse (Lvl 5)
Friday, 15th March, 2002, 04:58 AM #186
A 1e title so awesome it's not in the book (Lvl 21)
A brand new picture of me!
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Friday, 15th March, 2002, 05:29 AM #187
Scout (Lvl 6)
I almost put up my picture of a 64 pixel high stickfigure who I took the name Creamsteak from. I decided not...
Instead I will post a picture of me as the star of my own, hilarious, but horribly filmed home -Resident Evil- Movie... May I recommend you all go see Resident Evil Friday?
Friday, 15th March, 2002, 06:34 AM #188
Enchanter (Lvl 12)
if ya ain't guessed it before, that's me in the avatar to the left. (unless of course i've changed it by the time you're reading this, and i appear to be a flumph or something else.)
Edit: of course, if avatars aren't displayed on this board, you'll have no idea what i'm talking about either way!
go find a post on another board where i have an avatar! i'm to lazy to upload it again! LOL
Last edited by BOZ; Friday, 15th March, 2002 at 06:35 AM.
don't quote me on that.
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Friday, 15th March, 2002, 07:48 AM #189
Novice (Lvl 1)
Piratecat that is the cutest damn picture I've ever seen in my life.
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Friday, 15th March, 2002, 09:28 AM #190
OK well i guess i better post a pic of myself.
Teflon you need to get a newer pic of yourself. You look much more dashing now. also youd make a good elminster if they ever made a move of it =)