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Avatar vs. Real Life?

Post by Rainbow » Fri Oct 17, 2003 9:00 pm

Note: Putting it here is just a guess, since it's about forum avatars.

Since I can't see the people who are posting, I often imagine them to look like their avatars, unless their avatar is of an inanimate object or has more than one person in it. Then I just change my idea when they change their avatar. Has anyone else noticed themselves doing this?

Ha ha, by the way, I don't really look that much like Yaten, I just like her character. If I were to pick an avatar character who I more resemble, I would have a Haruka/Sailor Uranus one, since I have short dark blond hair like her (except it's more in an Ami style and I wear glasses, not to mention my brown eyes). :wink:

Actually, though, Yaten and I are the same height.
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Post by Jed-kun » Fri Oct 17, 2003 9:06 pm

I try not to imagine that people look like there avatars, I know I sertainly don't, but everyonce in a while I'll catch myself thinking that they acctually look like that. It's especailly hard when people have pictures of real people other than themselves, like a pick of Naoko.
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Post by Jeff » Fri Oct 17, 2003 9:17 pm

Back in the day, I had a very hard time comprehending that Tiff was NOT Galaxia, nor was Anthy in fact Anthy.

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Post by Lucied » Fri Oct 17, 2003 9:39 pm

Jeff wrote:Back in the day, I had a very hard time comprehending that Tiff was NOT Galaxia, nor was Anthy in fact Anthy.
Ditto.

This is also why I usually try to keep my avatars with the same style and look.
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Post by FoxFire » Fri Oct 17, 2003 9:40 pm

So what about people who use avatars with a character of the opposite sex?

I'm male BTW in case you were wondering and I don't look a thing like Sailor Mars. I just use her pic cause she's my favorite senshi and possibly my favorite anime character.
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Post by NameGoesHere » Fri Oct 17, 2003 10:09 pm

I admit that I sometimes start to identify people by their avatars, and then I catch myself doing a double-take when people change them. I know it's kind of crazy for me to do that, considering I look nothing like my avatar. …wish I did though… ^_^;
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Post by Starscream » Fri Oct 17, 2003 10:10 pm

Cool...I wonder if other people once thought I was a giant, backstabbing robot back in the day (link). Personally, I'd find it quite amusing if Dan did, indeed, look like a hyper-active Minako all the time ^^;

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Post by Lucied » Fri Oct 17, 2003 10:18 pm

Starscream wrote:Cool...I wonder if other people once thought I was a giant, backstabbing robot
I actually did for a few seconds until my mind went back to reality >_>

I wish you were a robot though, that would be so cool ;_;
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Post by Starscream » Fri Oct 17, 2003 10:25 pm

Lucied wrote:
Starscream wrote:Cool...I wonder if other people once thought I was a giant, backstabbing robot
I actually did for a few seconds until my mind went back to reality >_>

I wish you were a robot though, that would be so cool ;_;
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Post by Anthy » Fri Oct 17, 2003 10:48 pm

I change my avatar so often, teehee.
Jeff wrote:Back in the day, I had a very hard time comprehending that Tiff was NOT Galaxia, nor was Anthy in fact Anthy.
What do you mean, I'm not Anthy? Or even that I'm not both Anthy and Utena being lesbianish? And are you implying that you're not my brother?


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Post by KoiNoVash » Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:14 pm

Anthy wrote:I change my avatar so often, teehee.
Jeff wrote:Back in the day, I had a very hard time comprehending that Tiff was NOT Galaxia, nor was Anthy in fact Anthy.
What do you mean, I'm not Anthy? Or even that I'm not both Anthy and Utena being lesbianish? And are you implying that you're not my brother?


... Oh... oh dear...
LOL. Gee, I wonder what people thought of me then...... I change my avatar quite often too. Hm, maybe that means I get pastic surgery alot, like Michael Jackson. :D
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Re: Avatar vs. Real Life?

Post by Stephen Victor » Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:23 pm

Hmm ... I've never really thought of it that way. As for me, I look nothing like my avatar. Asuka has long red hair and blue eyes while I have short dark brown hair and green/brown eyes.

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Post by Tiff » Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:31 pm

Jeff wrote:Back in the day, I had a very hard time comprehending that Tiff was NOT Galaxia, nor was Anthy in fact Anthy.
XD *POINTS TO AVATAR*
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Post by DreamEmpress » Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:34 pm

I did that alot too, imagining it avatar's doing the talking. I always loved seeing everyone's different characters they used. Frankly, I thought Jeff did look like Touga because his comments always seemed to be as cool as the avatar. :)

I don't look a thing like mine. but that's how I envision an Empress of Dreams and stars to look like. or at least the closest I could come.

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Post by ParaKiss_Groupie » Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:42 pm

See, you shouldn't have this problem with me. I really AM a satanic-looking kitty doll!!!! :lol:
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Post by Dinozore » Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:56 pm

:shock: Wait, I don't have an avatar yet, so maybe I don't exist?

I am not, nor have I ever been, a female Persocom with panties on my head (^_~ My last avvy at the old forum)

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Post by Celexa » Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:57 pm

Jeff wrote:Back in the day, I had a very hard time comprehending that Tiff was NOT Galaxia, nor was Anthy in fact Anthy.
I do that too but since I'm a Kirby watcher I tend to think of Tiff looking like Tiff / Fuma even though I have my serious doubts Tiff is a yellow skinned girl...

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Post by Tiff » Sat Oct 18, 2003 12:02 am

Celexa wrote:
Jeff wrote:Back in the day, I had a very hard time comprehending that Tiff was NOT Galaxia, nor was Anthy in fact Anthy.
I do that too but since I'm a Kirby watcher I tend to think of Tiff looking like Tiff / Fuma even though I have my serious doubts Tiff is a yellow skinned girl...
....o___O;; what?

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Post by Celexa » Sat Oct 18, 2003 12:05 am

Tiff wrote:
Celexa wrote:
Jeff wrote:Back in the day, I had a very hard time comprehending that Tiff was NOT Galaxia, nor was Anthy in fact Anthy.
I do that too but since I'm a Kirby watcher I tend to think of Tiff looking like Tiff / Fuma even though I have my serious doubts Tiff is a yellow skinned girl...
....o___O;; what?
If you wanna see a pic of Fuma / Tiff here's the URL:

http://www.ivynajspyder.com/Kirby/tiff_1.gif

And if you wanna see a funny Sailor Moon / Kirby pic go here:

http://www.ivynajspyder.com/my_sailorfumu1.jpg


And Tiff, to tell ya the truth, first I thought you were a Kirby fan cause of your name :oops:

Me: This is coming from the kid who doesn't know what Viagra is!
Ko: It's cold medicine, right?
Our Group: NO!!!
Me: Can I just say?
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Me: (says what)
Ko: .....What's that?
Me: ......*starts crying*
Carley: STEVE! STEVE GET OVER HERE AND TELL KO WHAT VIAGRA DOES!
Steve: See, it's like this: The bridge goes up and the soldiers rush out....

Tiff: Aww, you killed someone for me. That's so sweet in a f***ed up sort of way!

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Post by Tiff » Sat Oct 18, 2003 12:08 am

Celexa wrote:
If you wanna see a pic of Fuma / Tiff here's the URL:

http://www.ivynajspyder.com/Kirby/tiff_1.gif

And if you wanna see a funny Sailor Moon / Kirby pic go here:

http://www.ivynajspyder.com/my_sailorfumu1.jpg


And Tiff, to tell ya the truth, first I thought you were a Kirby fan cause of your name :oops:
^^; no, my real name is Tiffany.

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