It won't let me change my avatar

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by eenie114, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    I was trying to change my avatar, so I went to the spot to do that, browsed to the picture I wanted, then clicked uploaded. Well, instead of ACTUALLY loading, it just took me back to the "Personality" page in my profile. [​IMG]

    Is anybody else having this issue?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

    Apr 1, 2008
    U.S.A.
    Eenie, I tried it. For me it just flashed an "Avatar Uploaded" alert and took me back to the Personality page like it usually does. For me it always has the same avatar at first but when I restart the page it works.
     
  3. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

    Apr 1, 2008
    U.S.A.
    And if your avvie was supposed to change from the little girl to the flowers, it worked. [​IMG]
     
  4. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    Quote:Oh. [​IMG]

    Thank you!
     
  5. ninabeast

    ninabeast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ihave had this frustration as well. The avatar does change, it just takes a while, almost as though it needs to be approved. My changes have taken a few hours, or even a couple of days. Patience, grasshopper!
     
  6. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Your browser is "caching" the images. Do CTRL + F5 and/or delete your internet history of files and the new avatar will show.
     
  7. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

    Apr 1, 2008
    U.S.A.
    Mine shows if I restart the page. I'm using Firefox, though. Is it different with other browsers?
     
  8. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    Quote:in short: No. see BYC (and most other forums) Cache Avatars/Profile pic (depending on forum software) to save space. So when you curse to BYC the internet browser is checked to see if you have an avatar in your cache if so it loads that. So you well need to force reload your browser by Ctrl + F5 as nifty said
     

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