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LeoMuse747 02-08-2013 04:32 PM

Problems with avatars?
 
Hi,

I can't see the avatars of some members. Even my avatar is now gone. It always displays like this:

http://i1075.photobucket.com/albums/...psb59e1c62.jpg


I can see the avatars of a few other members, but some others also have their avatars missing, just like mine one.

I don't think it's an internet problem, because this never happened with me before.

michael737 02-08-2013 04:42 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Same with me Leo your not alone

SouthwestAirlines 02-08-2013 04:50 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
All of the logos in the database are gone as well

UA900 02-08-2013 04:56 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
The web site was moved to a different server earlier today (at least that's what the message said while the forums were unavailable), so that's probably why a few things aren't working/are missing right now.

LeoMuse747 02-08-2013 05:52 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by UA900 (Post 514879)
The web site was moved to a different server earlier today (at least that's what the message said while the forums were unavailable), so that's probably why a few things aren't working/are missing right now.


the avatars were missing since last week...

UA900 02-08-2013 06:04 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Leonardo Mello (Post 514896)
the avatars were missing since last week...

The airline ones, yes. But not our own uploaded ones. I hope both get fixed soon!

LeoMuse747 02-08-2013 08:30 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by UA900 (Post 514901)
The airline ones, yes. But not our own uploaded ones. I hope both get fixed soon!

no dude, the AVATARS OF USERS were missing (at least on my computer) since last week.
I'm reporting the problem only now because I thought that my internet connection was weak :lol:

UA900 02-08-2013 09:37 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
I know what you meant. :D My UA logo avatar was gone last week, so I uploaded my own pic. Now that's gone missing too since the server move.

EuregioAndreas 02-09-2013 03:43 AM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
I think you should be patient. If you move something it won't work propably from the beginning. Just let the team work on this matter.

LeoMuse747 02-09-2013 09:49 AM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by EuregioAndreas (Post 514953)
I think you should be patient. If you move something it won't work propably from the beginning. Just let the team work on this matter.

I'm not actually impatient, i'm just reporting the problem, because nobody told us about this :rolleyes:

UA900 02-09-2013 03:18 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Hmm, now avatars are gone again.

sba757 02-09-2013 03:29 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
I can see my avatar? Yet I can't see anybody else's

Flight fan 02-09-2013 03:53 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
I can see a few members avatars, all of them personal ones, ie not from the forums avatar database. But there are quite a few that don't work. The only ones i can see here are Carlos and my own.

kamal 02-24-2013 03:46 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Also I have just noticed that I am not able to change my avatar !! although the size of it is 3.5K and its 125 x 45 , anybody else is facing the same issue ?!

Albert 06-22-2013 06:05 AM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Over six months later and STILL the issue of the Avatars has not been resolved. Many members (including me) still have a box with little red 'X' and all the airline logos from the Avatar selection have the same. Are there actually any moderators on this forum that do anything, as I have not seen any response from anyone and it seems its just the members that are keeping this site going, with no maintenance or anything?:neutral:

make.me.laugh 06-22-2013 06:36 AM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
G'day Albert...

Kick us moderators while we're down huh..? I'm still here, so are quite a few others. Between me, mmu69 and Air force one fan, we keep the database up to date. In fact on many models (aeroclassics, herpa, phoenix, aviation200/400, inflight200/500, witty wings, JC wings, dragon wings, Gemini etc, etc, etc...), we're ahead of the release dates.

Okay, problem from the avatars stems from where they originally came from. 'Airlinelogos.net' which is still owned by this sites previous owners. When they sold up they wanted to charge in excess of $7000+ p/a for continued use of these logos. Which is why currently there are no visible airline logos and for those of us who chose an airline logo previously, no avatar atm either.

You can import your own, just follow the prompts, or you can choose to have none. But if you had a logo previously and haven't bothered to change it, then indeed all you now get is a box with little red 'X' .

There is a whole new site about to be launched, indeed if any member wants to experience it now, all you need to do is PM 'Baskingshark' and he will pass on details on how to access the test site. Here's the link to that discussion:

http://www.wings900.com/vb/general-s...june-10th.html

There is still a lot of maintenance going on here, the number of missing images has been cut in half since March, new models are being added to the database every day, moderators make sure all members play by the rules and occasionally members still get banned for inappropriate behaviour too, spam is deleted everyday, a lot to do.

Remember though, all moderators are volunteers, members like yourself that do this for the love of the hobby, so if you or any other member has a model that is not listed, please post an entry in an appropriate forum or alternatively I'm happy to receive emails direct:

[email protected]

Cheers Lou

Albert 06-23-2013 09:45 AM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Thanks for your very interesting and informative response Lou. Might be an idea to completely remove the airline logo avatar database then, if we can't use them? Interested to see the new site when its up-and-running. Keep up the good work. :sorcerer:

mmu69 06-23-2013 10:20 AM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Albert (Post 536422)
Over six months later and STILL the issue of the Avatars has not been resolved. Many members (including me) still have a box with little red 'X' and all the airline logos from the Avatar selection have the same. Are there actually any moderators on this forum that do anything, as I have not seen any response from anyone and it seems its just the members that are keeping this site going, with no maintenance or anything?:neutral:

Substitute "moderators" with "owners" and you hit the nail on the head. The mods' job is to keep any discussions civilized, no more ;)

DB admins keep the data in the DB as correct and current as possible. They're not responsible for the operation of it, it's the owners' responsibility.

Both of the above are volunteers, as Lou pointed out.

LeoMuse747 11-25-2013 11:28 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Digging up this old thread...

I'm trying to change my avatar, but I can't. The message ''Unable to save image'' always pops up. I tried using an URL and also uploading the pic from my computer, and both failed...

can anybody help me? :(

Syndrago 11-26-2013 12:57 AM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
I experienced that too, thats why I dont have an avatar

Syndrago 11-26-2013 12:59 AM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Leonardo Mello (Post 560703)
Digging up this old thread...

I'm trying to change my avatar, but I can't. The message ''Unable to save image'' always pops up. I tried using an URL and also uploading the pic from my computer, and both failed...

can anybody help me? :(

Usually, unable to save image means that your image size is higher than the required

CX77W 11-28-2013 03:37 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
I have the same problem even though the image size has been within the limits.

Philippine116 12-06-2013 01:14 AM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
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I too have the same problem, the image fits all the requirements.
(This image \/)

Joschik 12-06-2013 09:09 AM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
I have send a link to this discussion to Justin asking him to look into fixing this.

CX77W 12-06-2013 09:10 AM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Yes, get a grip admins. This needs to get fixed ASAP. More than a few people complaining about this.

masmedia 12-06-2013 10:05 AM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
We're looking into the unable to upload image for your avatar and give you an update here. It looks like it may be a sever limitation that we need to open up.

LeoMuse747 12-07-2013 12:01 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by masmedia (Post 562131)
We're looking into the unable to upload image for your avatar and give you an update here. It looks like it may be a sever limitation that we need to open up.

Thanks, i'll be waiting.

DreamlinerAviation 12-11-2013 12:00 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
It's working now! :D

CX77W 12-11-2013 03:30 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Indeed it is, my salutations.

Philippine116 12-11-2013 06:44 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Finally! Thank you to all the people who worked on it.})

LeoMuse747 12-11-2013 07:06 PM

Re: Problems with avatars?
 
Awesome!!!


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