Banish the monsters!

Do you want your own “avatar” to show up next to your name when you leave a comment on 4realz instead of one of those cute monsters?

I’m using a tool called gravatar to provide the “avatars” so simply sign up for a free gravatar, upload the image of your choice, the backend (with a lot of help from gravatar) will take care of the rest.Β  πŸ˜‰

13 responses

  1. Drew: You’re human now! πŸ˜‰

  2. The Tim promised me a human shape too, but I still look like his dog!!!

    I hope this works out better.

  3. whoo hoo! It took a couple of minutes to replicate but tadaaaa. I’m no longer a monster.
    Now I just need to get a less lame photo!

  4. Geordie: I’d say it worked!

  5. Now let’s see how long it takes for us to turn into cool looking cartoons like our twitter personas…

  6. I created one of those cartoon avatars as well, but it looks nothing like me. I’m thinking I might need my wife to make one of me since she probably has a better grasp of what I look like! πŸ˜‰

  7. I miss the monsters… πŸ™‚

  8. The monsters are kinda cute! πŸ˜‰

  9. Just testing my previous submitted gravataar

  10. πŸ™ It didn’t work.

    Ardell: all it is really looking at is your email address, and I noticed you used your address for this comment. For the avatar to automatically show up, you’ll need to add your to your gravatar account.

  11. […] I also wanted to mention that we added “avatars” for all people leaving comments.Β Β  If you want your own avatar, it’s as simple as signing up for a free one at (and explained in a bit more detail on 4realz). […]

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