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RE: Animated avators

Postby Noob » Sat 11.03.2007 6:25 pm

Are your attention spans that limited? Honestly, i am NOT taking shots at anybody, but are you really distracted that easily? Personally, i was diagnosed with ADD when i was 4 (yeah, what a crock ADD is). I am Hyper Active ... blah blah blah, but, blinking lights do not deter me lol.
Annoyed is one thing, but to say you can't focus with the blinking lights .... :o
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RE: Animated avators

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Sat 11.03.2007 6:30 pm

Yes, it bothers and distracts me, which is why I use adblock not to see it.

I'm not singling out Hatori here (although the TC was); I hate all animated avatars and sigs.
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RE: Animated avators

Postby Noob » Sat 11.03.2007 6:54 pm

Well, Taitekisan, i wasn't aiming that at anybody special. Your a smart guy, and i doubt you fall into the "ADD" category, but i get distracted when the wind blows. I have had to work pretty hard to do anything in this life lol.
I have overcome many obstacles. Learning japanese is my new project. I will learn it. I WILL NOT let simple things, like blinking avatars, deter me from my goal.
A wise man once said ... "Don't sweat the small stuff."
This falls under "small stuff" IMHO.
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RE: Animated avators

Postby Mike Cash » Sat 11.03.2007 9:45 pm

prep_girl_Nessa wrote:
Damn, you guys are mean. I really like Hatori's avatar B)


Learn the difference between "mean" and "frank".
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RE: Animated avators

Postby Noob » Sat 11.03.2007 10:18 pm

"Mean" and "Frank" are the same thing if you have seen a couple "M*A*S*H episodes. :)
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RE: Animated avators

Postby HeyItsMatt » Sat 11.03.2007 11:30 pm

Like Yudan, I tend to have a "that must be a newbie" reaction when I see an animated avatar... nothing against Hatori personally, it's just that the really young internet users who are fond of caps-lock seem to love the animated stuff.

However, I don't know how someone could be distracted so much that they have a harder time reading posts, unless it was a massive animated avatar and sig crowding the text or something. And making a thread for it... sheesh. This is the internet though, land of mountains made from molehills and pointless quibbling.

Which I'm contributing to. Um, kumbayah everybody?
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RE: Animated avators

Postby Chris Hart » Sat 11.03.2007 11:37 pm

Don't worry, Noob, you aren't the only one in the ADD category.

Now, "Mean" and "Frank!" being the same depended on who was saying it. Hot Lips was pretty hot headed, and angered easily. :) From any other charecter, that name didn't really come off as mean, just as a little off...

EDIT: Forgot the exclamation point
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RE: Animated avators

Postby Hatori » Sat 11.03.2007 11:54 pm

There are so many fun icons, it's hard to resist making them cool and flashy... AND CAPS LOCK! I HATE CAPS LOCK! ;) ;)

Anyway, I don't understand why everybody is making this more of a big deal than this really is. I give tanuki an evil glare...
我是老师。我是老师。我是老师。我是老师。我是老师。我是老师。我是老师。
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RE: Animated avators

Postby Chris Hart » Sun 11.04.2007 12:31 am

I wonder if you are going to get a similar reaction as the one I gave our polycephalic polyglot. :)
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RE: Animated avators

Postby Wakannai » Sun 11.04.2007 2:02 am

ack,

That avatar is horrible. Not only is the frame rate too high, but it's in NEON green. How can anyone not be distracted by blinking neon green?

Really, change the colors to something more muted and slow the frame rate to once per 5 seconds and people wouldn't mind.

and it's not even readable. Why put words in your sig if they are too small to read?
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RE: Animated avators

Postby Mike Cash » Sun 11.04.2007 3:43 am

Chris Hart wrote:
Don't worry, Noob, you aren't the only one in the ADD category.

Now, "Mean" and "Frank" being the same depended on who was saying it. Hot Lips was pretty hot headed, and angered easily. :) From any other charecter, that name didn't really come off as mean, just as a little off...


The obvious allusion, which whooshed right by you, was to Major Frank Burns....who was mean.
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RE: Animated avators

Postby Noob » Sun 11.04.2007 8:34 am

Frank: "this is the last straw!"
Hawkeye to Macintire: "remind me to order more straws."

I love that show lol. :D
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RE: Animated avators

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Sun 11.04.2007 9:37 am

Mike Cash wrote:
Chris Hart wrote:
Don't worry, Noob, you aren't the only one in the ADD category.

Now, "Mean" and "Frank" being the same depended on who was saying it. Hot Lips was pretty hot headed, and angered easily. :) From any other charecter, that name didn't really come off as mean, just as a little off...


The obvious allusion, which whooshed right by you, was to Major Frank Burns....who was mean.


I don't think it whooshed by him -- "Hot Lips" being another character from the show.
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RE: Animated avators

Postby Chris Hart » Sun 11.04.2007 10:10 am

Yudan Taiteki wrote:
Mike Cash wrote:
Chris Hart wrote:
Don't worry, Noob, you aren't the only one in the ADD category.

Now, "Mean" and "Frank" being the same depended on who was saying it. Hot Lips was pretty hot headed, and angered easily. :) From any other charecter, that name didn't really come off as mean, just as a little off...


The obvious allusion, which whooshed right by you, was to Major Frank Burns....who was mean.


I don't think it whooshed by him -- "Hot Lips" being another character from the show.

Exactly. Note Noob's quote above for my point. Chris realizes I was referencing the head nurse, Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Hoolahan.

Now how did we get from talking about animated avitars to a show set in Korea again?
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RE: Animated avators

Postby Noob » Sun 11.04.2007 11:13 am

It's magic! Plus, they didn't have animated avatars during the Korean war, or internet. They only had Radar. :D
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