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Old 02-16-2003, 09:45 PM   #1
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Okay, we have best nicknames and best thread names, but not best avatars. Which member do you think has the best avatar? Partially because I've rarely ever met another person who actually knew of--much less liked--Bloom County, I love the Barrow-Wight's Opus icon. Go flightless waterfowl! There's also the icon that counts to twelve in Elvish...I don't know whose it is, but kudos to whoever came up with it and whoever used it, and double-kudos if it's the same person! And I must say, Squatter of Amon Rudh's Sir Cosmo is unique and very much a part of the way I think of him.

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Old 02-16-2003, 09:50 PM   #2
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Herion Istarion had an old one that was of orangish fireworks, I quite liked that one.
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Old 02-16-2003, 09:56 PM   #3
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I love doug*platypus's avatar. As was said in the Kidnapped! Discussion thread:

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I also like Beren87's avatar. Little blue wizard...kinda looks like it's throwing confetti around though!

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Old 02-16-2003, 10:04 PM   #4
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I like Horse Maiden of the Shire's eye, and Sharku's new one makes me laugh. [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]
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Old 02-16-2003, 10:15 PM   #5
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*bows* why thank you! I thought he was more purple than blue which annoyed me, as I prefer blue.
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Old 02-16-2003, 11:11 PM   #6
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I do so love doug*platypus's platypus! Also I think Gilthalion's map is remarkable.
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Old 02-16-2003, 11:23 PM   #7
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Old 02-16-2003, 11:51 PM   #8
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Old 02-16-2003, 11:53 PM   #9
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I like alaklondawen's avatar, what a cool fairy! I was unoriginal and went for Arwen. But hey, I like it!
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Old 02-16-2003, 11:53 PM   #10
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I don't remember who it was but, I saw I moving one with Orlando Bloom getting his head shaved for LOTR. Not actually obsessed with Mr.Bloom but it looked pretty cool!
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Old 02-17-2003, 08:16 AM   #11
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Thank you, Hirilaelin. [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img] Amy Brown is the artist.
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Old 02-17-2003, 09:11 AM   #12
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I like Diamond's very much and I'm quite fond of Squatter's Sir Cosmo, he has an exquisite moustache.
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Old 02-17-2003, 09:41 AM   #13
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I like mine.
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Old 02-17-2003, 10:50 AM   #14
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I like yours too LePetitChoux( evil looking Grommit, I prefer Shaun though, and that dog, cant think of his name right now), I also like doug*platypus's avatar [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

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Old 02-17-2003, 10:52 AM   #15
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I know you all have simply forgotten about mine and otherwise would have placed it first in your lists. Belle forgives you - this time.
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Old 02-17-2003, 11:05 AM   #16
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I think Arien's is cool.I cant figure out what it is, because im stupid, but its really cool looking.
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Old 02-17-2003, 11:26 AM   #17
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Its a black Sabah tooth tiger (Obviously [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img] )
with bright eyes, the eyes.....thats why I chose it....the eyes [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img] Thankyou though.

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Old 02-17-2003, 12:30 PM   #18
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I also like LePetitChoux's avatar very much. Evil Grommit. Heh heh. I wanted to do an avatar of a picture I drew, but couldn't figure out how, as it's still on paper. Oh well. I think that Glithalion's map is absolutely brilliant by the way.
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Old 02-17-2003, 01:04 PM   #19
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Orual's avatar is really cool too. I think its pretty.
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Old 02-17-2003, 01:16 PM   #20
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I loved the gromit as well. I noticed that Lepetitchoux, you change yours alot. Keep this one!
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Old 02-17-2003, 01:17 PM   #21
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Old 02-17-2003, 02:46 PM   #22
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There's also the icon that counts to twelve in Elvish...I don't know whose it is
I'm pretty sure that's Arwen Baggin's avatar.

I really like Maikadilwen's avatar, I've always liked Gilthalion's map.

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Old 02-17-2003, 02:57 PM   #23
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ooooo, I host that one of Orli getting is head shaved!
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Old 02-17-2003, 03:14 PM   #24
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Actually I do like yours a lot, red. Belle is a sweetie!
Alkanoonion's is pretty cool, too. At least for morbid people like me. [img]smilies/tongue.gif[/img]

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Old 02-17-2003, 05:03 PM   #25
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ONEWHITETREE'S AVATAR IS SECOND BEST.
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Old 02-17-2003, 06:14 PM   #26
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I just saw the Orli head-shave one! Lossentilien has it. It's kinda cool, but he looks like he's scared or something.

I like LePetitChoux, Trin Turambar, and for some odd reason I have this weird fascination of Burra's. I think it's really cool. {Although, I liked his old one better.}
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Old 02-17-2003, 09:03 PM   #27
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I like Belle
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Old 02-17-2003, 09:39 PM   #28
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I've seen some very nice avatars, but I really think Gilthalion's map takes the cake here. A great concept, and wonderfully rendered. Knowing that he created it himself really blows the mind.
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Old 02-17-2003, 09:52 PM   #29
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I like originality in Avatar's so mine go to: burrahobbit, LePititChoux's old Mr. X Avatar and Telchar's.
Lush had a good avatar that suited her Personally Selected Title very well, but she changed it.

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Old 02-17-2003, 10:37 PM   #30
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I liked Lush's pink flowers from last summer. [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img]
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Old 02-17-2003, 10:47 PM   #31
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Only 80's cartoon villains can possibly ever count as best avatar.
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Old 02-18-2003, 12:57 AM   #32
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Thanks Beren87, I still retain the firework [img]smilies/smile.gif[/img]

I do like burra's sun and onewhitetree's lady

Also I do remember Sharku's "nose" (it was a mask indeed)

but best of all is Marileangorifurnimaluim's lack of such [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]
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Old 02-18-2003, 01:22 AM   #33
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Fine, fine, I have missed my "grape lady" too, so now she is back for an extended engagement. Do you suppose my life is empty enough, considering that I now get attached to avatars?... *grumbling at my misplaced affections*
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Old 02-18-2003, 01:33 AM   #34
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You like originality, eh?

I drew mine.
All by myself.
It's a self-portrait.
The original got me an A in a graphic layout project and is in my portfolio.

Boo, and may I add, ya.
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Old 02-18-2003, 11:21 AM   #35
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Maril is not the only one without an Avatar, Half the "coming of age club" is without! You oldsters need to get on the ball, before I start naming names!
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Old 02-18-2003, 11:38 AM   #36
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ok I spent a good hour digging mine up last night [without any cajoling from this thread I might add [img]smilies/tongue.gif[/img] ] and am now told by Maedhros that he cannot see it.

can anyone [besisds myself] see it?

and thanks Ron, even I can improve my posting with the spiffy new 'preview' feature.

Now if only we can get the option that lets you view most recent threads first..

[img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

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Old 02-18-2003, 11:56 AM   #37
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Sorry, lindil, I can't see it. [img]smilies/frown.gif[/img]

I always meant to ask you, onewhitetree, if that was a portrait of you. I guess I just forgot. I like it.

I also like Raefidel's. That has been one of my favorites since I arrives at the Downs. I don't think she has changed it...unless I am thinking of a past avatar.


I always used to the the Barrow-Wight's one too. But I think he changed it, didn't he?
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Old 02-18-2003, 12:01 PM   #38
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Old 02-18-2003, 01:32 PM   #39
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Old 02-18-2003, 03:20 PM   #40
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Well, Thank You for your vote, Eruwen. No I've never changed my avatar, although I have a new pic I'm going to attempt replace it with soon. As much as I like the Eowyn pic, she is not a redhead (I AM a redhead).

I have a new pic of a redhead with a sword that I need to work on before replacing my old avatar.
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