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Moving images in avatars
Would prefer none
54%
 54%  [ 40 ]
They are fine, keep them
21%
 21%  [ 16 ]
I have no preference
23%
 23%  [ 17 ]
Total Votes : 73

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sally_in_wales
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Joined: 06 Mar 2005
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Location: sunny wales
PostPosted: Sun Apr 11, 10 6:49 pm    Post subject: New poll on moving images, please vote!  Reply with quote    

As the last poll is quite old now and may not reflect everyones current views, could we ask you all to take a moment to let us know by voting in the poll, whether you feel site policy should be to request that we have no moving images in avatars and sig lines (we have heard in the other thread that they make a few members feel distracted and possibly a bit unwell), or that we should allow them, or if you genuinely don't have an opinion or preference in this matter, please vote for that so that we can get a sense of how opinion lies.

Many thanks

Nick



Joined: 02 Nov 2004
Posts: 34031
Location: Hereford
PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 10 12:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Thought we had this somewhere.

Penny Outskirts



Joined: 18 Sep 2005
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 10 12:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

That answers the question then.

We won't open this up again now.

Chez



Joined: 13 Aug 2006
Posts: 35907
Location: The Hive of the Uberbee, Quantock Hills, Somerset
PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 10 12:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Well done, Nick. That's less than six months old.

Nick



Joined: 02 Nov 2004
Posts: 34031
Location: Hereford
PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 10 12:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Can you lot stop banging on boringly then, and go find something more exciting and useful to do?

Chez



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Location: The Hive of the Uberbee, Quantock Hills, Somerset
PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 10 12:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

It's raining. What do you suggest?

Penny Outskirts



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PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 10 12:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Thank you Nick

Mary-Jane



Joined: 13 Jan 2005
Posts: 18397
Location: The Fishing Strumpet is from Ceredigion in West Wales
PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 10 12:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Nick wrote:
Can you lot stop banging on boringly then, and go find something more exciting and useful to do?


*Titter*

Nick



Joined: 02 Nov 2004
Posts: 34031
Location: Hereford
PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 10 12:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Chez wrote:
It's raining. What do you suggest?



Bush trimming.

Chez



Joined: 13 Aug 2006
Posts: 35907
Location: The Hive of the Uberbee, Quantock Hills, Somerset
PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 10 12:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

You don't get a nice shape when it's wet, though.

Mary-Jane



Joined: 13 Jan 2005
Posts: 18397
Location: The Fishing Strumpet is from Ceredigion in West Wales
PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 10 12:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Chez wrote:
You don't get a nice shape when it's wet, though.


Glossy though.

bibbster



Joined: 17 Apr 2009
Posts: 1233
Location: Just a bit inland from Aberaeron
PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 10 12:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

anything is better than being at work at the moments
hope this is a non-moving smiley!

Hows the cat herding going Chez?

Brownbear



Joined: 28 May 2007
Posts: 14929
Location: South West
PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 10 12:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Nick wrote:
Can you lot stop banging on boringly then, and go find something more exciting and useful to do?


Can you stop banging on boringly about how boring a boring thread is, otherwise I'll have to assume that in fact it is fascinating and you're just trying to keep it all to yourself, so I'll have to read it to find out and if it is indeed boring, I'll be bored, but will also be cross about wasting time so that will stop me being bored.

Which brings us back to the start.

Sally Too



Joined: 14 Sep 2006
Posts: 2511
Location: N.Ireland
PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 10 9:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

I prefer the things on the page to stay still...... unless it is a video that I choose to click on...

Mind you I do like these two smilies: &

Rob R



Joined: 28 Oct 2004
Posts: 31902
Location: York
PostPosted: Sat Aug 07, 10 9:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

The smilies/emoticons don't bother me because they are quite small and it is easy to position the page so you can't see them, if you so wish. Random use of emoticons, static or moving, is a different matter, but they are still easy enough to avoid.

Avatars are considerably bigger and come with every post you make, so I think you have to be more careful about choosing them. If anyone doesn't like mine just tell me and I'll change it - it really isn't worth getting upset about.

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