What's the green thingy on avatars?

Discussion in 'Questions about the new site? Ask here!' started by Nao Gam, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. Nao Gam

    Nao Gam Dirty little gearslut

    Apr 1, 2018
    Some have it some don't. I noticed it suddenly appeared on mine too. Doesn't really matter much I'm just curious and generally procrastinating
  2. jules

    jules Julien Duc

    Feb 6, 2013
    Looks like it's the online status.
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  3. Jdiggity1

    Jdiggity1 Stroking The Frog

    Jan 31, 2012
    La La Land
    Online status.
    Green when user is online.

    EDIT: I agree with Jules
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  4. jules

    jules Julien Duc

    Feb 6, 2013
    Fixed that for you. :)
  5. creativeforge

    creativeforge Barefoot Heart Music

    The GREEN light is the label indicator of activity for members in correct standing of membership presently logged in. It is displayed so others know that you are in fact actually not doing any work but procrastinating by pretending you have better things to do than working on music. If you are actually only lurking on the forum (as experienced procrastinators have learned, by not logging in) no green indicator would be present on your avatar and you would be totally invisible to others, who would be totally oblivious to your disguised subterfuge.

    I have more to say about this, but I don't want to confuse you and make you waste even more time reading totally useless information. If you require further assistance in processing this complex algorithmic smoke-and-mirror, though, do not start a new thread, for it would betray your involvement on this thread by placing a green "witness" on your avatar.

    Depending on the financial or social expectations of reward attached to this state of affair or goal pursued, however, you may select either appropriate approaches and experiment with filling the empty space between the hours with other kinds of entertaining options. Please browse the catalog of emoticons for tools to expand your language assets in this regard and mark points.


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  6. chillbot

    chillbot Sock Muppet

    Feb 6, 2014
    La Canada Flintridge, CA
    Dang! I didn't know all this. But what does it mean when your avatar has the HOT PINK indicator??

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  7. creativeforge

    creativeforge Barefoot Heart Music

    Color blind bot?
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  8. tmhuud

    tmhuud Brown Belt

    Nov 19, 2006
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  9. michelsimons

    michelsimons Active Member

    Jan 24, 2018
    That you require a new desk?
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  10. Jaap

    Jaap Yes, that's an alto flute

  11. Rasmus Hartvig

    Rasmus Hartvig Active Member

    Depends on the shape. If it's a circle, it's the online status. If it's a frog it means the user is an idiot.
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  12. Ben H

    Ben H Senior Member

    Mar 7, 2009
    Or it could be a boogey on your screen. :P
    Last edited: Jun 28, 2018
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