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#238041 - 07/14/08 05:15 AM Avatar Pics
Syntaxed Offline
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Registered: 07/12/06
Posts: 54
Loc: St Louis, MO
My wife asked me a question today, and I thought I'd pass it along for comment.

She wanted to know why so many of the members here (myself included) use pictures of ourselves (at least mine is of myself - I assume others are as well) as our avatars.

The only answer I could give her was that I don't care for my appearance now, and I think little me is cute.

Any comments?

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#238046 - 07/14/08 07:11 AM Re: Avatar Pics [Re: Syntaxed]
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Registered: 11/14/06
Posts: 1245
Loc: Saint Paul, Minnesota
For me its two things: first, its about representing, honoring, and remembering the little me that was abused, and secondly, puting a face to the stories I have. Hope this answered your question. \:\)

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#238047 - 07/14/08 07:31 AM Re: Avatar Pics [Re: AndyJB2005]
johnnymike Offline
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Registered: 03/08/08
Posts: 56
Loc: Central Ohio
I posted my picture for much the same reasons as Andy. I found the picture of me after my mother passed and we were going through her things. I know it is tough to tell in the avatar but I looked very happy and my eyes were bright shiny and optomistic. That look was to change shortly.


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