How do I upload Avatar?

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Smoke Blower
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OTBS Member
Nov 27, 2005
North Central Texas
Can anyone tell me how to upload an Avatar? Each time I try I get an error message that reads "General Error" and "Invaid Session". I have checked the file size <20KB etc. I'm tying to upload from a jpeg from my desktop.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Burk even if your image for the avatar is less than 20k it can still be too big:

Check to see if your image is more than 120 pixels in either direction.

Are you able to post it to photobucket, or imageshack, etc... and post it in a message? Without examining the file I can't think of anything else that may prevent its upload.
Thanks Bob,

As you can see I got it. You were right it was still to large. I cropped it a little and it worked. Thanks for the response.


I had in built in Perry, Ok. Made by Horizon Smokers. Main Cooking Chamber is 24"x72". I really like it.

Gator Pit is suppose to start on my rig this week. It will also have a 72" x 24" main chamber.

Send a pic when you get it. I've heard great things about their products. I considered them when I was looking, but I was in a hurry and they were several weeks out.

I've closely read this thread and am still having trouble uploading a custom avatar from my machine.

Dimns are 118x91 and filesize is 6.78kb. When I click on submit, I get "invalid session".

Any suggestions?
It is a jpeg file. I've used this avatar at other forums and never had trouble uploading it. Not sure what I'm doing wrong.
As before Scott, by the time I get to ya, you've already got it handled! :D

That Avatar does look a might familiar.

Glad you worked out the bugs, buddy!

I am disappointed that no one answered the question, and I really need the answer.  Exactly how and where does one load an avatar?  I am new and cannot figure out where it is done in this website.  Probably very simple once it is explained, but I haven't seen anybody do that.  While we're at it, tell me how to post pictures in general.  Thanks.Nathan Mayo ..the newb
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