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    Signature Guidelines Need To Change

    This is the second time I have received an infraction due to a signature violation. Let me put my sig here so you can see how completely uncalled for this is:



    Now, I made sure the picture was 500px by 100px, and yet i still get an infraction? Why have such strict rules about signatures when they fit well within the parameters and they look good and unobtrusive?

    Please I would really like a mod reply to this.

    Edit: Furthermore, how can you tell if a picture fits within the parameters you have selected?

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    Maximum signature filesize: 50kB total. If you have multiple images then the filesize is added between them. Smilies also count.
    it's too big

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    I'm fairly sure from when i had a signature like that that it was 450px by 100px?
    but i like my quote now anyway

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    Adding anything underneath / above / next to the picture will add to the size of your already limited 500x100 pixel signature.

    They are actually pretty lenient towards that, I had a lot of excess text on my old signature and I was told that was the reason for the infraction. I have since only left the sig + the designer of said sig and it has been ok thus far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaylock View Post
    This is the second time I have received an infraction due to a signature violation. Let me put my sig here so you can see how completely uncalled for this is:



    Now, I made sure the picture was 500px by 100px, and yet i still get an infraction? Why have such strict rules about signatures when they fit well within the parameters and they look good and unobtrusive?

    Please I would really like a mod reply to this.

    Edit: Furthermore, how can you tell if a picture fits within the parameters you have selected?
    Your sig is 94kb in size which is almost double the allowed size. Right click on your sig and click *view image info*

    So while your sig is within the constraints of 500x100 pixels its file size is over the 50kb limit.

    images may not have a height over 100 pixels, width exceeding 500 pixels, and file size exceeding 50kb
    Last edited by The Glitch; 2013-02-06 at 06:06 PM.

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    you probably had some text in your signature too or something

    i do agree that it is a bit ridiculous, hence why i have chosen not to use a signature picture at all

    but i personally just think that you're better off just forgetting the option even exists. I feel sorry for people who don't know what a photoshop or image editing software is with the puny 20 kb Avatar filesize.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dancing Turkey View Post
    Your sig is 94kb in size which is almost double the allowed size. Right click on your sig and click *view image info*

    So while your sig is within the constraints of 500x100 pixels its file size is over the 50kb limit.
    This is exactly why. In the future please either PM a mod or Sunshine if you have a question about an infraction. Making threads about infractions isn't productive and is actually also against the rules.

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    Side note, if you're unsure about a signature and want to make sure it's ok, you can PM any mod and they'll be very happy to help.

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