Why normal user not alowwed animated gifs in signature?

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  1. kingcoolryan

    kingcoolryan Member

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    I was wondering why we arn't able to have animated gifs. Im not complaining just confused.

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    Chicken Retired Moderator

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    We're not allowed to have images as it clutters up the forum and distracts people from the threads and content that actually matter in the forum.
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    peebrian202869 Banned

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    awww thats a bummer...
  4. kingcoolryan

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    fair enough. Thanks.
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    Manic Nimrod Well-Known Member

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    Like mine.

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  6. kingcoolryan

    kingcoolryan Member

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    Shut up. Dont rub it in.
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    dunuck Active Member

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    lol why do you have that in the first place? is it some kind of internal joke
  8. kingcoolryan

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    I h8 it!!!!!
  9. SkylarEC

    SkylarEC Super Moderator Emeritus Staff Member

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    It's because gifs (and any signature image) are distracting and annoying. Especially ones such as Manic Nimrod's current ridiculously oversized signature image.

    If I had my way, no one would be able to have signature images as very, very few people are respectful enough to the forum members to have respectfully sized, non gaudy signature images. I've seen very few on this site that I would consider good. The rest are distracting piles of trash.

    Also, loading signature images for every member, every post, every thread... every time a page is loaded would me a huge bandwidth hog. No one wants that.
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    Who is that manic?

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