There are a thousands of avatars already in use. If your choice is likely to be popular or copyrighted (Dilbert, a famous band icon, symbols from popular games, disney characters, car logos, etc.), or is unsuitable for younger users of the site, then please think again as the moderators will delete it before it is public.
[Copyright does exist on the Internet. You are responsible for observing any applicable copyright laws in the choice and use of your avatar. Generally, copyright is only an issue if a complaint arises.]
When you're ready, go to this page to get started.
Please make or find an avatar that is square, 50x50. Premium members may have animated avatars up to 8k in size.
You are responsible for any copyright issues that may arise over the use of your avatar. If an earlier member claims your avatar is too similar to theirs, that member will have priority, and the moderators' decisions in these matters are final.
If you would like some help creating or improving your avatar, the very helpful members who frequent our Avatar Forum are always ready to pitch in. Just remember to thank them for their tireless efforts.