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Besides my own (of course I like it, I picked it afterall), I think SBX has the best Avatar on the board. Here is my reasoning:

1. Its WoT related on a WoT board.

2. He's kept with it for years and years (I've never seen another one in the 4.5 years I've been here.

3. It moves!!!
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Wow, I think the contest is over. You sealed it for him there. The only way the case for it could get stronger is if he came on and explained it had a deeply personal connection to him as well.
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Wow, I think the contest is over. You sealed it for him there. The only way the case for it could get stronger is if he came on and explained it had a deeply personal connection to him as well.
There are other cool ones...that's just my favorite.
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This is how little I apparently pay attention to the avatars: I have no idea what his looks like.
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This is how little I apparently pay attention to the avatars: I have no idea what his looks like.
Its the moving Age of Legends AS symbol (i.e. Yin/Yang)...I've always thought it was cool looking. I like Brita's as well and I loved when Frenzy had the Hobbs one.
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i've always looked at the names anyways.

what was callandors? i mean what IS callandors? or is "was" correct since he probably hasnt made an account for the new board?
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what was callandors? i mean what IS callandors? or is "was" correct since he probably hasnt made an account for the new board?
He's got an account and has even posted once or twice but I have no idea what his avatar actually is.
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i just recalled it was a little "almost southparkish looking" japanese guy with a slick mustache with some weird make-up on it's face. i'd have to look it up to know for sure... it was short i recall whatever it was.
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I found it on the yuku board:


I was just imagining the whole thing and not just the head... and that the red lense thing was make up but i had the mustache right in my mind and I couldnt decide if it had a hat on or not... guess it does
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What is it, exactly? Or rather, who is it supposed to be?
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i imagine it is someone from his favorite obscure japanese cartoon i'm sure someone around here may know. if not... would it be worth bugging callandor and asking him? or would he be offended we're trying to make contact? anyone know him very well since he left?
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What is it, exactly? Or rather, who is it supposed to be?
one of those "make your own hero" kind of things.
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PD - your's looks like white dragons? It is very small for me to see correctly but if white dragons it is... why white? does it change with your mood? are you feeling exceptionly well today? or this week?

or is it a black and white picture of a purple dragon?

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Callandor's avatar was something I found a few years back. It was an avatar generator. It gave you a head that you could change and customize, add stuff to. I made one for myself at the same time and still have it.



As for the avatar I use, nah, no deep personal reasons. I found it while searching for WoT stuff, sometime back in the late 90s. Found it, loved it, and when TL came around with avatars I used it myself.

A quick look around t3h intarwebz gives this link which credits the original creators.
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Hummph

4.5 + years of use... check
only avatar ever used anywhere... check
vaguely symbolic... check
Moves... well. For some reason the animated part of the gif ain't working... check minus.
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some days it moves...some days it doesnt.

Must be getting crotchety in its old age.
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It looks like a penguin with bat wings. I wonder if DT is concerned by this evolutionary development...
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