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Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by barq, 4 Sep 2007.

  1. barq

    barq Senior Member

    Location:
    Birmingham, UK
    We've talked about usernames, but for those of us that have avatars what are they and what do they mean? Some are clearly people's bikes or (I assume) pictures of themselves., but I'm sure all of them tell a story.

    Mine is the logo from Thundercats. It was a cartoon in the 80s when I was a kid.
     
  2. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Staff Member

    bobby hill, from king of the hill. we share (ish) our hair colour.
     
  3. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Location:
    O' slO'
    I couldn't download the photo I used on the old C+ forum (:blush:) but I found this one <------ (which bears an uncanny resemblance to me :biggrin:) on the avatars available here.
    Plus my computer skills are non-existent, so no point in faffing around trying to get something to work (my patience -sometimes- is even more non-existent :biggrin:).
     
  4. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Location:
    Thumberland
    Finbar Saunders out of Viz, and originator of the word "Fnaar" to indicate that a double entendre has been uttered.
     
  5. longers

    longers Veteran

    Mine is Heidi.
    My plan is to change it every month with a photo taken during the previous month.
     
  6. longers

    longers Veteran

    (and that's a birth mark she's got on her tongue).
     
  7. redfox

    redfox New Member

    Location:
    Bourne End, UK
    More Fox animation: Sideshow Bob, steals every episode of the Simpsons in which he appears.
     
  8. Big Bren

    Big Bren New Member

    Location:
    Yorkshire
    Mine is Spiderman - I've collected Marvel comics for many years now and although I outgrew Spidey a long time ago, I have fond memories of the earlier stuff.

    Bren
     
  9. <------- a Nene. it's a hawaiian goose and was once near extinction, until people like the WWT stepped in to breed them and then return them to the wild. They have captive ones at the WWT centre in barnes and they're quite inquisitive and often peck at anything it can get near... including camera lenses. i loved the piece of greenery hanging from this one's beak.

    L
     
  10. Ravenbait

    Ravenbait Someone's imaginary friend

    Sam
     
  11. Melvil

    Melvil Standard nerd

    Mine is Florian Schneider, one half of the founding duo (the other half being Ralf Hutter, who is a lot less photogenic!) behind the legendary Kraftwerk. He is a 'sound fetishist' according to Ralf, which I think is kind of cool.

    The picture was taken circa the release of their seminal album 'Trans-Europe Express in around '77 I think, though I could be wrong.
     
  12. magnatom

    magnatom Guest

    Mine is a picture of me taken of my better side..........................minus the skin, bones, blood vessels etc :biggrin:
     
  13. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Location:
    Thumberland
    Don't want to worry you magnatom, but when that pic was taken, you were facing to the right! :biggrin::ohmy::ohmy::biggrin:
     
  14. Wogan

    Wogan New Member

    It's a picture of me doing my National Service. What? Did you think I was really Irish?
     
  15. papercorn2000

    papercorn2000 Senior Member


    <feed line> "So who are you? </feed line>:biggrin:

    Mine's is one of the forum avatars. It was supposed to be temporary but I've grown to like ol' Bobba.