Sig character limits.

Discussion in 'Site Discussion' started by A Boojum Snark, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    Is there a reason we have code included in the limits? :confused: I can't say I've ever seen it like that before on a forum... makes things a tad tricky. I request it become limit-irrelevant, if it's not a problem!
     
  2. Xi.Cynx

    aa Xi.Cynx Former Alias: †Blade†

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    I second that opinion! Everything outside of BBCode should be the only thing counted. Otherwise you can't sometimes only fit like... 1 fancy link...
     
  3. Void

    aa Void Local Man Unable To Map, Sources Say

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    I can never fit full quotes from the Group Chat in my sig, and I'm not high enough to put an image in my sig... so you get a link to it. :|
     
  4. YM

    aa YM LVL100 YM

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    You'd never be allowed an image that big in any forum!
     
  5. Void

    aa Void Local Man Unable To Map, Sources Say

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    I'm not going to use that one. Geez. When do we obtain the image-in-mah-sig option, anyways?
     
  6. Xi.Cynx

    aa Xi.Cynx Former Alias: †Blade†

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    I think it's at 500 posts...:bored:

    If they get rid or alter the limit though they could always implement a new one like say... 4-5 lines at max or returns.


    EDIT: I barely had enough space to put that in my sig, I wanted to make 'Soul' Dark Red but couldn't... :crying: OH THE HUMANITY!
     
  7. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    Yes/no/maybe? :(
     
  8. JohnnyB.Morbid

    JohnnyB.Morbid L1: Registered

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    I completely agree on most internet forums my sig is 2-3 lines longer then this.
    My sig is still normally tiny incomprehension to some one with an image.

    my sig
    ~@#$@#@#~@#$@#@#
    ~@#$@#@# ~@#$@#@#
    ~@#$@#@# ~@#$@#@#
    ~@#$@#@# ~@#$@#@#
    ~@#$@#@# ~@#$@#@#

    most peoples
    _____________________________________________________________________
    | ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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    | ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    |----- insert random half naked anime chik here ------------------------------------------ |
    | ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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    _____________________________________________________________________|
     
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2009
  9. zpqrei

    aa zpqrei Theme Changer Extraordinaire

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    I agree. It is quite small. If you still want some limit then maybe a 500 char limit? Or as mentioned earlier don't count BBCode toward the limit.
     
  10. Dox

    Dox L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    Hey, nothing wrong with half naked anime chick sigs!
     
  11. Xi.Cynx

    aa Xi.Cynx Former Alias: †Blade†

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    Of course there is!
    But only if it's 500x600 in resolution...

    But if it's slimmed down an edited into a 400x100 or even 500x75 then it's just peachy!
    Also would have to make sure that there is a 200kb size limit on it.
    That way people can't just load up a super massive bmp image that'll bog down the loading times of tha forum pages.
     
  12. Xi.Cynx

    aa Xi.Cynx Former Alias: †Blade†

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    Sry for the double post, but I was just thinking the best way to set this up and I believe I have the solution, follow me if you will:


    You have it so at the max it can be no more than 3 returns long (example)
    HTML:
    Show some love!
    Give a guy a thanks!
    But only if he really deserves it!
    Having anymore than 3 lines will cause a invalid return and make them change it so there is only 3 lines.

    But in addition to those 3 lines if you wanted to you could have a image no bigger than 500x75 and 100kb.
    But it can be ant size smaller within those dimensions and still work.
    But anything bigger than 500 in width or 75 in height OR 100kb in size would get denied. (example)

    [​IMG]

    The image above fits all of the standards that I have included in my post. It is 500px wide, 75px high and only 61.75kb in size.
    Now to me, this doesn't seem to big, but if it is, you can always cut down the height of it from 75 to 50 and it'll be just as good.
    Just had some time and was thinking about this and figured I would share what is on my mind. :)


    So all together you would technically only have 2 lines of text and an image since the image would take up a line itself.
    But this is exactly how much space it would take up.
    Column 1
    Give a guy a thanks!
    But only if he really deserves it!
    [​IMG]


    Unless you make it so weather you have an image or you have 3 lines of text.
    That would also work but it might be a little more complicated to setup, but what do I know. =P