Why did our avatars change?

AstrobricksAstrobricks Minnesota, USMember Posts: 2,468
It appears those of us with “default” avatars that were assigned to us randomly (at least mine was) got new ones last night. Not that I was emotionally attached, but it is kind of annoying. Is this supposed to encourage us to pick one for ourselves?

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  • HuwHuw Brickset Towers, Hampshire, UKAdministrator Posts: 6,440
    No idea! 
  • AstrobricksAstrobricks Minnesota, USMember Posts: 2,468
    Didn’t happen to LegoFan2, I notice :-/
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 873
    Mine didn't change...
  • AstrobricksAstrobricks Minnesota, USMember Posts: 2,468
    Mine didn't change...
    You sure? I thought yours was different too.
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 873
    It looks the same to me.
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 873
    In fact, yours also looks the same. Or very similar.
  • AstrobricksAstrobricks Minnesota, USMember Posts: 2,468
    Mine definitely got darker and angrier.
  • CCCCCC UKMember Posts: 17,788
    Mine changed a while ago.
  • AstrobricksAstrobricks Minnesota, USMember Posts: 2,468
    CCC said:
    Mine changed a while ago.
    I would have sworn that just yesterday, yours had a bright yellow background.
  • AstrobricksAstrobricks Minnesota, USMember Posts: 2,468
    Just for yucks, here’s what our three avatars look like to me today. Do you guys see the same?

  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 873
    No. They all seem the same as always. My avatar has a grey background; apparently you see it as a light green? And to me, CCC's is still bright yellow, but you see a sort of pale yellow/green/grey color?
    Astrobricks
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 873
    Well, I have to go to a meeting. Good bye until tomorrow.
  • AstrobricksAstrobricks Minnesota, USMember Posts: 2,468
    No. They all seem the same as always. My avatar has a grey background; apparently you see it as a light green? And to me, CCC's is still bright yellow, but you see a sort of pale yellow/green/grey color?
    Ah ha! There is something fishy going on! 
    Why the hell am I seeing different colors?

    The above screen shot is from Safari on my iPad. When I look at my iPhone, I see the same. When I look on my MacBook, I see the same except MY avatar looks like it used to. 
    #&@*% computers!
  • HuwHuw Brickset Towers, Hampshire, UKAdministrator Posts: 6,440
    There is one solution: go and create one you like at gravatar.com and it'll appear here automatically.

    Astrobricks
  • Lego_Lord_MayorcaLego_Lord_Mayorca H-Town, USAMember Posts: 523
    Might another solution be that someone is colorblind? 560Heliport's avatar definitely has a light, bright green background (brightness may vary depending on monitor/screen settings). And CCC's avatar background is definitely a muted yellow, almost gray.

    At least I'm still Xzbit!
  • AstrobricksAstrobricks Minnesota, USMember Posts: 2,468
    Apparently the solution is to go have lunch and check back in a couple hours because now they’re all back to normal for me. But not for @Lego_Lord_Mayorca I guess.
  • Baby_YodaBaby_Yoda The world's backsideMember Posts: 1,226
    They all changed a few months ago for me, and haven't differed since. I still see CCC's as the bright yellow background, though.
  • CCCCCC UKMember Posts: 17,788
    Mine has been pale for me for ages.
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 11,911
    Drugs will fry your brain, man.
  • jmeninnojmeninno The Batcave (MA)Member Posts: 708
    "DOES ANYBODY ELSE FEEL LIKE A FRIED EGG?"
  • pharmjodpharmjod 1,170 miles to Wall Drug, USAMember Posts: 2,875
    edited May 3
    @CCC Aw man, now that you've changed it my comment is even more random 🤣
    AstrobricksBumblepantsSumoLegokiki180703
  • Baby_YodaBaby_Yoda The world's backsideMember Posts: 1,226
    Okay, so as of today I'm seeing pale-background @CCC. Odd.
  • AstrobricksAstrobricks Minnesota, USMember Posts: 2,468
    Baby_Yoda said:
    Okay, so as of today I'm seeing pale-background @CCC. Odd.
    @CCC has gone full white background for me. Are you toying with us @CCC ?
  • BumblepantsBumblepants DFWMember Posts: 5,826
    @CCC is now Evil Humpty Dumpty.
    dmcc0gmonkey76AstrobricksBaby_YodapharmjodMynattkiki180703
  • AstrobricksAstrobricks Minnesota, USMember Posts: 2,468
    Or Bikini Face Humpty Dumpty - newest villain to terrorize the DC Universe.
    pharmjod560Heliport
  • AstrobricksAstrobricks Minnesota, USMember Posts: 2,468
    @CCC officially wins the New Avatar Challenge, LOL!

    560HeliportSumoLegoMegtheCatBaby_Yodagmonkey76kiki180703
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 873
    Mine changed while I was eating lunch! Now I'm angry! (my avatar, that is; I like it!)
    Astrobricks
  • klintonklinton CanadaMember Posts: 553
    Mine changed while I was eating lunch! Now I'm angry! (my avatar, that is; I like it!)
    It's just disappointed that you opted for that piece of pie. Your avatar would be more relaxed if you stuck to your diet... 
  • dmcc0dmcc0 Nae far fae AberdeenMember Posts: 736
    ^^ A sure sign of Type 2 Diabetes
    klinton
  • mustang69mustang69 North CarolinaMember Posts: 402
    Mine changed too, now I look like an over happy anime character.
    Bumblepants
  • milambermilamber Norfolk UKMember Posts: 469
    Mine changed this morning too so you definitely aren't seeing things. I thought perhaps I'd hit 500 comments or something, but appears to just be a random change
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 873
    I guess my new avatar expresses my feelings about the changes to the VIP program!
    BumblepantsBaby_Yodagmonkey76
  • milambermilamber Norfolk UKMember Posts: 469
    I guess my new avatar expresses my feelings about the changes to the VIP program!
    Mine looks like a UK plug
  • benbacardibenbacardi EnglandMember Posts: 367
    ^ Hmm, UK plugs are three rectangular pins, not a round one... I don't know of any like that!
  • milambermilamber Norfolk UKMember Posts: 469
    ^ Hmm, UK plugs are three rectangular pins, not a round one... I don't know of any like that!
    Artistic licence
  • MrShinyAndNewMrShinyAndNew Member Posts: 244
    US/Canada plugs are two flat pins, one round ground pin, though typically one flat pin is wider than the other.
  • EvilTwinEvilTwin UKMember Posts: 114
    i just noticed mine has changed too. it used to be a bit like the Joker, now it's more like Papa Lazarou
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