txt files as avatars?

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by Covarr, Sep 5, 2006.

  1. Covarr

    Covarr Sentient Cash Register

    Oct 21, 2005
    United States
    Far East of Eden
    I'm curious, why does the forum allow txt avatars?
  2. Heinrisch

    Heinrisch GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 27, 2006
    I guess that they allow almost anything in the avatar picture, as long as it is not offensive to anyone... important. However, I you can't upload a txt file as avatar [​IMG]
  3. Orc

    Orc ‎(ღ˘⌣˘ღ)

    Feb 10, 2006
    Hong Kong
    It's because some sites don't allow images for remote hosting.
    Renaming the extension to txt (ex. poop.jpg -> poop.txt) will sometimes bypass this, allowing the image file to be used as an avatar.
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