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Varda

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on: September 04, 2014, 10:05:38 AM
Anyone else having trouble uploading an avatar? Mine disappeared sometime yesterday (probably in the server move) but every time I try to replace it, I get this message: "The attachments upload directory is not writable. Your attachment or avatar cannot be saved."

I've tried converting my avatar to a few file types (jpeg, png, gif) and it doesn't seem to make a difference. Any thoughts?

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Reply #1 on: September 04, 2014, 11:12:41 AM
Your avatar appears normally to me...

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Reply #2 on: September 04, 2014, 11:17:26 AM
Your avatar appears normally to me...

...really?! Huh. I can't see it. And apparently, I can't change it either? Odd.

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Reply #3 on: September 04, 2014, 01:57:53 PM
I can't see your avatar, Varda (Varda avatar: aVardar?) and I can't see mine either.



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Reply #4 on: September 04, 2014, 02:32:31 PM
I see Scattercat's and Benjaminjb's but not Varda's.

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Reply #5 on: September 04, 2014, 03:04:26 PM
I don't see mine or BenjaminJB's, but I see Scattercat's and Fenrix's.

(This is starting to sound like a logic problem. "If Varda can see Scattercat's and Fenrix's avatar, but not Benjaminjb's, and Fenrix can see Scattercat's and Ben's but not Varda's, and Ben can't see anyone's... which train will pull into the station first?")

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Reply #6 on: September 04, 2014, 06:01:08 PM
I don't see mine or BenjaminJB's, but I see Scattercat's and Fenrix's.

(This is starting to sound like a logic problem. "If Varda can see Scattercat's and Fenrix's avatar, but not Benjaminjb's, and Fenrix can see Scattercat's and Ben's but not Varda's, and Ben can't see anyone's... which train will pull into the station first?")

This was a legitimate laugh-out-loud moment for me! :D By the way, I can see the same combination of avatars as Varda can, but cannot see my own.



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Reply #7 on: September 04, 2014, 06:22:30 PM
I don't see mine or BenjaminJB's, but I see Scattercat's and Fenrix's.

(This is starting to sound like a logic problem. "If Varda can see Scattercat's and Fenrix's avatar, but not Benjaminjb's, and Fenrix can see Scattercat's and Ben's but not Varda's, and Ben can't see anyone's... which train will pull into the station first?")

This was a legitimate laugh-out-loud moment for me! :D By the way, I can see the same combination of avatars as Varda can, but cannot see my own.
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Reply #8 on: September 04, 2014, 06:23:39 PM
(This is starting to sound like a logic problem. "If Varda can see Scattercat's and Fenrix's avatar, but not Benjaminjb's, and Fenrix can see Scattercat's and Ben's but not Varda's, and Ben can't see anyone's... which train will pull into the station first?")

... then who is sitting to the left of Varda?

And what color is the bear?



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Reply #9 on: September 04, 2014, 08:08:36 PM
(This is starting to sound like a logic problem. "If Varda can see Scattercat's and Fenrix's avatar, but not Benjaminjb's, and Fenrix can see Scattercat's and Ben's but not Varda's, and Ben can't see anyone's... which train will pull into the station first?")

... then who is sitting to the left of Varda?

And what color is the bear?

Depends. Which Varda? The air-bending aVardar, or the Sith Lord Darth Vardar?

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Reply #10 on: September 04, 2014, 08:34:28 PM
Hey, Varda... your avatar is now invisible to me...

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Reply #11 on: September 04, 2014, 08:40:02 PM
Hey, Varda... your avatar is now invisible to me...

And the bear? The train? DATA, MAN!

ETA: I can see Ben's avatar now. Huh.

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Reply #12 on: September 04, 2014, 08:43:16 PM
I can no longer see benjaminjb's avatar. The person to my left is wearing the green shirt.

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Reply #13 on: September 04, 2014, 09:04:04 PM
Maybe I came in late, but I can't see Varda's, Ben's, or my own.

Also, my shirt is green.

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Reply #14 on: September 04, 2014, 10:39:21 PM
Hi folks. We think the problem's been identified but it'll take a little while to fix. We'll get back to you when we know more.


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Reply #15 on: September 04, 2014, 10:44:41 PM
Hi folks. We think the problem's been identified but it'll take a little while to fix. We'll get back to you when we know more.

There's a penguin in a green shirt on the 8 o'clock track, isn't there?

(Thanks, Kibitzer. :) )

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Reply #16 on: September 05, 2014, 04:25:54 AM
Crap. I couldn't see mine, so I loaded a new avatar.

I might have to load a new new avatar.


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Reply #17 on: September 05, 2014, 08:43:34 AM
Hello again folks. Our support staff think they've identified and fixed the problem. Everything should be back to normal, but please let us know if there's any more weirdness.


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Reply #18 on: September 05, 2014, 10:05:12 AM
I can now see the avatar of everyone but the person in the green shirt. My train ticket is for 4 p.m.

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Reply #19 on: September 05, 2014, 10:06:16 AM
Woot! Thanks, Kibitzer! I re-uploaded my avatar, and it is now staring back at me in an obviously green shirt. :) The bear walking by to the south appears to be a bugbear.

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Reply #20 on: September 06, 2014, 06:01:00 PM
Hm, I still don't see mine? I looked at my profile settings and it looks like it should be there...?



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Reply #21 on: September 06, 2014, 06:21:39 PM
I can see everyone's avatar now. It helped once I realized that "flour" sounds like "flower" and that's how I caught the thief.



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Reply #22 on: September 06, 2014, 07:33:55 PM
@Devoted - I don't see yours either, but maybe just try re-uploading it now?

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Reply #23 on: September 06, 2014, 10:15:16 PM
Yeah, I've actually tried to re-upload it several times and something is going wrong somewhere. Is there an unspecified file size limit?

Profile -> Forum Profile Info -> "I will upload my own picture" -> Browse, select my image -> Save Profile

Then, when the page reloads it reverts to saying "no file selected" where my image name had been once I selected it. ???



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Reply #24 on: September 07, 2014, 10:54:38 PM
Could you give it another try Devoted? Some more settings have been tweaked.