Squirt brought me to TCS back in 2001. I don't really visit the site much anymore, but this is one place I wanted to note his passing. Squirt crossed the Bridge today after being a carefree and terrific pet for 17 years. The decision to put him down did not come easy, but he was struggling...
You move up in usergroup by post count and days in membership. The other items under each description are the perks you receive with each promotion. Increased space for PMs does not apply to minor members.
icklemiss is correct. We have certain restrictions in place here for the protection of our minor members. If you post in the Signature Shop forum, a designer should be able to help you without PMs or email. The photos you want to use can be posted for download.
Signature designers are not...
I have deleted what you have up for your signature now. The photos cannot be any taller than 150 pixels and the total file size no larger than 30 KB. Your photos are each 80 KB, and the tall one is 250 pixels in height. Please visit our Signature Shop forum for help on a signature.
Members here cannot use a custom avatar until reaching a minimum of 700 posts and 120 days in membership. Until then, there are site avatars for you to choose from. The selection increases as your usergroup is promoted.
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