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edesignuk
Mar 20, 2005, 12:25 PM
Thought this might be a nice idea. There's obviously a growing number of long term members, and quite often people aren't sure what to use for a 'tar, or lack the skills/apps to make animated ones. So if you have any you're happy to give up for someone else to use, post 'em in here!

Remember, they need to be a max of 75x75px and under 20KB.

Please don't spam the thread with any old gif you happen to have found, avatar sized animated gifs ONLY please :)

edesignuk
Mar 20, 2005, 12:41 PM
I'll try and do some more of this type, here's one to kick off.

iMac G5 20":
http://upload.yo-momma.net/uploads/forums/imacg5_tar_75.gif

AlBook G4 15":
http://upload.yo-momma.net/uploads/forums/pb15_tar_75.gif

iPod 4G:
http://upload.yo-momma.net/uploads/forums/ipodreg_tar_75.gif

Power Mac G5 + Cinema:
http://upload.yo-momma.net/uploads/forums/pmg5_tar_75.gif

Mac Mini + Cinema:
http://upload.yo-momma.net/uploads/forums/mini_tar_75.gif

edesignuk
Mar 20, 2005, 02:02 PM
Moving on from Apple ones...

Hello J-Ho:
http://upload.yo-momma.net/uploads/forums/jlo_tar_75.gif

Pulp Fiction RAWKS!:
http://upload.yo-momma.net/uploads/forums/pulpfiction_tar_75.gif

Applespider
Mar 20, 2005, 02:22 PM
How about one of your v useful guides to creating animated avatars?

Like do you start big and shrink it down? or work with bigger images to start with? And what do you use to do it?

Lacero
Mar 20, 2005, 02:38 PM
I find animated gifs eff'n annoying. Let this thread rot in wasteland hell.

edit: Oh geez, I must've been in a bad mood when I wrote this. LOL. I figure I have a target on my back ever since.

edesignuk
Mar 20, 2005, 02:40 PM
I find animated gifs eff'n annoying. Let this thread rot in wasteland hell.
Why, thank you so much http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/smilies/wtf.gif

stubeeef
Mar 20, 2005, 02:42 PM
is there a way to make one with some freeware or something in my apple system, or a freebee on xp?

mkrishnan
Mar 20, 2005, 02:43 PM
is there a way to make one with some freeware or something in my apple system, or a freebee on xp?

GIMP can do it on both. ;)

emw
Mar 20, 2005, 02:46 PM
is there a way to make one with some freeware or something in my apple system, or a freebee on xp?Not that I am aware of. I use ImageReady to make mine.

http://www.mremw.com/MR_Images/avatar.gif

http://www.mremw.com/MR_Images/avatar-compass.gif

ravenvii
Mar 20, 2005, 02:48 PM
I'll try and do some more of this type, here's one to kick off.

iMac G5 20":
http://upload.yo-momma.net/uploads/forums/imacg5_tar_75.gif

AlBook G4 15":
http://upload.yo-momma.net/uploads/forums/pb15_tar_75.gif

iPod 4G:
http://upload.yo-momma.net/uploads/forums/ipodreg_tar_75.gif

Do one for the Mac mini! :D

For my avatar, I used ImageReady. And a handy dose of alcohol.

ham_man
Mar 20, 2005, 02:52 PM
I have one that I would like to add, but it is 92x92 pixels...:eek:

If someoone would be willing to do some resizing, here it is...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v672/andthehamman/Apple_guy.gif

Hopefully me asking didn't break any rules of the thread... :o

edesignuk
Mar 20, 2005, 02:56 PM
I have one that I would like to add, but it is 92x92 pixels...:eek:

If someoone would be willing to do some resizing, here it is...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v672/andthehamman/Apple_guy.gif

Hopefully me asking didn't break any rules of the thread... :o
Just this once. But lets try and keep this just an archive of avatars ok.

http://upload.yo-momma.net/uploads/forums/Apple_guy.gif

Hoef
Mar 20, 2005, 02:57 PM
How about one of your v useful guides to creating animated avatars?

I agree .... Also something about sizer limits etc.... I am sure when searching MR you'll find bits and pieces but a concise guide would be nice.

ham_man
Mar 20, 2005, 03:15 PM
Thank you much edesign...:)

quagmire
Mar 20, 2005, 04:24 PM
I'll try and do some more of this type, here's one to kick off.

iMac G5 20":
http://upload.yo-momma.net/uploads/forums/imacg5_tar_75.gif

AlBook G4 15":
http://upload.yo-momma.net/uploads/forums/pb15_tar_75.gif

iPod 4G:
http://upload.yo-momma.net/uploads/forums/ipodreg_tar_75.gif


Could you do a Powermac G5? I am slowly approaching 500. The Powermac G5 will be the replacement of my 400 Mhz Powermac G4.

edesignuk
Mar 20, 2005, 04:43 PM
Could you do a Powermac G5? I am slowly approaching 500. The Powermac G5 will be the replacement of my 400 Mhz Powermac G4.
Done! :D

C'mon, someone else must be a dab hand with ImageReady!

tech4all
Mar 20, 2005, 04:44 PM
How do you get all the angles on the products? Looks like the QuickTime gallery at Apple.

edesignuk
Mar 20, 2005, 04:46 PM
How do you get all the angles on the products? Looks like the QuickTime gallery at Apple.
It is the QuickTime Gallery ;)

tech4all
Mar 20, 2005, 04:50 PM
It is the QuickTime Gallery ;)

Do you take screen shots of every frame and put them into ImageReady?

edesignuk
Mar 20, 2005, 04:52 PM
Do you take screen shots of every frame and put them into ImageReady?
With QT Pro you can export a Movie to image sequence, then in ImageReady import a folder as frames, edited it a bit...and bobs your uncle! ;)

Mitthrawnuruodo
Mar 20, 2005, 04:59 PM
C'mon, someone else must be a dab hand with ImageReady!Ok, but just how naughty can we get...?

Is this one too rude...? :D

WAY TOO RUDE! No more of these please.

Edit: Sorry about that, but I thought it too qute to not give it a try... :o ;)

mkrishnan
Mar 20, 2005, 05:01 PM
Hey! There are impressionable twenty-somethings in this thread! :p

zelmo
Mar 20, 2005, 05:05 PM
Lord knows I'm no prude. but that is over the line! :eek: :D

edit...Thanks for saving us from Wasteland, e ;)

iLikeMyiMac
Mar 20, 2005, 05:08 PM
I have a lot of static avatars that I'll be gald to post but I'll wait for that thread when it comes.

Here's a couple for now. The second one is too big but I'm too lazy to resize it.

mkrishnan
Mar 20, 2005, 05:10 PM
I have a lot of static avatars that I'll be gald to post but I'll wait for that thread when it comes.

Yay for Super Mario 2! :D

edesignuk
Mar 20, 2005, 05:12 PM
http://forums.macrumors.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=21959&stc=1Very simple, but I really like it :cool: :)

quagmire
Mar 20, 2005, 05:22 PM
Done! :D

C'mon, someone else must be a dab hand with ImageReady!

It's spinning so fast it hurts my eyes! Looks cool though and people have been demanding on you. Plus being a Mini Mod got be more stressful.

iLikeMyiMac
Mar 20, 2005, 05:34 PM
I had this laying around on my computer but I shrunk it down to 75x75 for this thread.

You can never have enough cow bell.

iLikeMyiMac
Mar 20, 2005, 05:37 PM
Three more gifs that I shrunk down to 75x75.

Mitthrawnuruodo
Mar 20, 2005, 05:41 PM
Hope this one's makes up for the last one... ;)
http://www.geek.no/__dill/m74.gif

iindigo
Mar 20, 2005, 06:28 PM
OK last one didn't turn out so well :P maybe this works better:

mkrishnan
Mar 20, 2005, 06:33 PM
Bunchies is the incarnation of pure citrus joy; a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, wrapped in a glossy green skin.

Wow, so this is one internet phenom I've never heard of. Fascinating.

skubish
Mar 20, 2005, 06:48 PM
These are great.
I wish I had enough posts to be able to use an avatar.

Mr. Anderson
Mar 20, 2005, 07:09 PM
This is a good idea and a good start, but as newly self elected head of the 'tar police, I'd like to offer a few guidelines to 'tar design that will make the forum browsing experience more enjoyable for all involved.

Suggestion #1: No madly spinning avatar

The above examples are way too fast and need to be slowed down or stopped for a few seconds before spinning again.

Suggestion #2: No fast cycling (repeating) avatars

Pretty much the same as Suggestion #1.

Suggestion #3: See Suggestion #1 and #2.

Thanks,

D

iindigo
Mar 20, 2005, 07:53 PM
This is a good idea and a good start, but as newly self elected head of the 'tar police, I'd like to offer a few guidelines to 'tar design that will make the forum browsing experience more enjoyable for all involved.

Suggestion #1: No madly spinning avatar

The above examples are way too fast and need to be slowed down or stopped for a few seconds before spinning again.

Suggestion #2: No fast cycling (repeating) avatars

Pretty much the same as Suggestion #1.

Suggestion #3: See Suggestion #1 and #2.

Thanks,

D


So basically make them amazingly boring and we'll be fine, right? :p

bentley
Mar 20, 2005, 08:07 PM
mac mini and powerbook request! :)

mkrishnan
Mar 20, 2005, 08:07 PM
So basically make them amazingly boring and we'll be fine, right? :p

Well, give Mr. A a break...he's one of two users in this thread who actually has an animated 'tar atm. :D I actually like his. But yeah, some of them drive me kinda craaaazy. :(

Sun Baked
Mar 20, 2005, 08:12 PM
So basically make them amazingly boring and we'll be fine, right? :pBeats making them annoying as hell. ;)

homerjward
Mar 20, 2005, 08:54 PM
err...my 'tar's on my mac right now, and i'm on my pc, but if anyone can figure out how to get my 'tar from the actual 'tar, they're welcome to use it.

Platform
Mar 20, 2005, 10:25 PM
Well here is one :rolleyes:
Maby not so good but :p

Anyway nice thread edesignuk ;)

edesignuk
Mar 21, 2005, 01:00 PM
Do one for the Mac mini! :D
Mac Mni w/ Cinema added :) You can hardly see the Mini though! :eek:

Mr. Anderson
Mar 21, 2005, 02:12 PM
So basically make them amazingly boring and we'll be fine, right? :p

I've made more avatars on this site than probably anyone else, started the avatar contest and have helped many with their own, so I think I know what I'm talking about.

There is a difference between boring and subtle. Just because it moves fast doesn't mean its not boring either...some of those spinning one's actually get old really fast.

And I've done fast ones before that aren't annoying like the endlessly spinning ones....

dsharits
Mar 21, 2005, 04:14 PM
I've made more avatars on this site than probably anyone else, started the avatar contest and have helped many with their own, so I think I know what I'm talking about.

There is a difference between boring and subtle. Just because it moves fast doesn't mean its not boring either...some of those spinning one's actually get old really fast.

And I've done fast ones before that aren't annoying like the endlessly spinning ones....
This may be a stupid question, but what is your current avatar supposed to be?

Mr. Anderson
Mar 21, 2005, 08:49 PM
This may be a stupid question, but what is your current avatar supposed to be?

:D (http://www.gone3d.com) <----This is a link

mad jew
Mar 21, 2005, 08:54 PM
:D (http://www.gone3d.com) <----This is a link

That is the coolest 'tar ever! As said by the self proclaimed 'tar judge. :D

I seriously spent about an hour trying to figure out what it spelled for myself but all I could get was the G, D and a backwards E. Thought it may be initials or something... Anyways...

Mr. Anderson
Mar 21, 2005, 09:05 PM
That is the coolest 'tar ever! As said by the self proclaimed 'tar judge. :D

I seriously spent about an hour trying to figure out what it spelled for myself but all I could get was the G, D and a backwards E. Thought it may be initials or something... Anyways...

haha, glad you liked it. I'm still working on the site, so I haven't really been making much of a deal about it :D

D

virividox
Mar 21, 2005, 09:47 PM
i love the j-ho one cracked me up!!!

what do u uuse to animate them

dotdotdot
Mar 21, 2005, 10:32 PM
Does anyone mind if i take one of these once I am able to get an Avatar?

Vader
Mar 21, 2005, 11:43 PM
I have some cool ones, but I don't have time to resize them now, maybe in a couple of days...

Platform
Mar 22, 2005, 02:37 AM
I've made more avatars on this site than probably anyone else, started the avatar contest and have helped many with their own, so I think I know what I'm talking about.

There is a difference between boring and subtle. Just because it moves fast doesn't mean its not boring either...some of those spinning one's actually get old really fast.

And I've done fast ones before that aren't annoying like the endlessly spinning ones....

Pretty good job you have done there. ;) Look's a bit complicated for me :p

edesignuk
Mar 22, 2005, 02:49 AM
Does anyone mind if i take one of these once I am able to get an Avatar?
er....you are able to get an avatar (you're using one now) :confused:

Anyway, the point of this thread is for people to post ones they are happy for other to use, so go ahead :)

Chaszmyr
Mar 22, 2005, 03:46 AM
er....you are able to get an avatar (you're using one now) :confused:

Anyway, the point of this thread is for people to post ones they are happy for other to use, so go ahead :)

It's brand new. The guy only has 502 posts.

edesignuk
Mar 22, 2005, 03:56 AM
It's brand new. The guy only has 502 posts.
:o :o :o ....ummm...ok :o ...I was in a rush to get out the door this morning... :o

edesignuk
Mar 22, 2005, 07:34 AM
i love the j-ho one cracked me up!!!Yeah, it was just crying out to be made in to a looped 'tar :D ;)
what do u uuse to animate themImageReady.

Mr. Anderson
Mar 22, 2005, 09:49 AM
Pretty good job you have done there. ;) Look's a bit complicated for me :p

ah, that one was a bit much. I rendered it in Lightwave and converted it to a gif using image ready. But the whole scene was quite large....it looked a lot better as a quicktime movie than a tar :D

D

Etrain
Mar 22, 2005, 01:14 PM
You can never have enough cow bell.

I got a fever baby, and the only prescription is more cow bell. :D

dsharits
Mar 22, 2005, 02:00 PM
:D (http://www.gone3d.com) <----This is a link
Cool, now I see. No more endless hours watching it trying to figure out what it means. :p Thanks, Mr. Anderson.

Nermal
Mar 22, 2005, 03:25 PM
I seriously spent about an hour trying to figure out what it spelled for myself but all I could get was the G, D and a backwards E.

Tip: Right-click it and choose Open Image in New Window (or tab). In the title bar you'll see the filename, in this case g3dTar.gif, which often contains a clue :)

Platform
Mar 22, 2005, 04:24 PM
ah, that one was a bit much. I rendered it in Lightwave and converted it to a gif using image ready. But the whole scene was quite large....it looked a lot better as a quicktime movie than a tar :D

D

Oh thanks, but it must have been big :confused: anyway let have some more ;)

mad jew
Mar 22, 2005, 04:50 PM
Tip: Right-click it and choose Open Image in New Window (or tab). In the title bar you'll see the filename, in this case g3dTar.gif, which often contains a clue :)

Thanks Nermal, but I already got the G, D and 3 part. I was just trying to figure out what they were supposed to mean. It's all cleared up now though... It's a reference to some random site that currently doesn't have any info on it. :D

MacPhreak
Mar 22, 2005, 04:53 PM
Three more gifs that I shrunk down to 75x75.

Woah, trippy. Like the 3D effect on the last two.

puckhead193
Mar 22, 2005, 06:46 PM
Even though mine isn't animated i got it from avatarity (http://www.avatarity.com/) Google does great things ;) You should check it out, Theres a bunch more on the site

Mr. Anderson
Mar 22, 2005, 08:53 PM
It's a reference to some random site that currently doesn't have any info on it. :D

It not quite that random :p

Its one of my sites and I'm currently updating it, but it might be a while before anything shows up there for the public :D

D

mad jew
Mar 22, 2005, 08:55 PM
It not quite that random :p

Its one of my sites and I'm currently updating it, but it might be a while before anything shows up there for the public :D

D

Yeah, sorry, wasn't trying to offend. I was jokingly trying to say that even if I had known what the initials were it's not like I could have guessed what they represented. :)

Anyways, good luck with the development, make sure to tell us all when it's operational. :cool:

m-dogg
Jan 3, 2006, 06:06 PM
:D (http://www.gone3d.com) <----This is a link

Cool - I've always liked that but wondered about the meaning behind it...

M-theory
Jan 5, 2006, 09:28 AM
though just a newbie...going to adopt the avatar below when I can...

M-theory
Jan 5, 2006, 09:30 AM
ps gimp is able to edit gif's [make sure you have the animation plugin]

Lacero
Jan 5, 2006, 09:31 AM
though just a newbie...going to adopt the avatar below when I can...
Is that you, blue eyes? Doing a Command+Option+Control+8 on your avatar makes it pretty groovy.

M-theory
Jan 5, 2006, 09:33 AM
Is that you, blue eyes? Doing a Command+Option+Control+8 on your avatar makes it pretty groovy.

:) yes, it's me...