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[challenge entry] Pat Butcher reincarnated
(mod edit - 400k max on animations thanks - click for 4mb version)

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(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:04, archived)
# Big again
Sorry it's big file again, please don't bully me. I'm out of work and I've got far too much time on my hands :)
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:06, archived)
# I think it could stand some optimizing
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:09, archived)
#
Get a Job
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:46, archived)
#
just read this. Yeah i might do
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:06, archived)
# Nice one - a quarter of the size and still just as good :)
Welcome in b3ta, by the way
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:28, archived)
#
Im happy with that. Pitty i didn't do it though haha, i'll learn to resize for next time. I found this site other day its right up my street. How do you update your profile? and is there a way of seeing all the pics/videos that a user has uploaded?
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:36, archived)
# er
click your username, then click Update your profile

you can click on anyone else's username to see their profile and the stuff they've posted on each board
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:40, archived)
# OH
yeah. It was saying 'cannot update profile' the other day, not it's fine. cheers
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:44, archived)
# Also,
if you want to type in capitals you must not use Caps Lock.
The shift key must be pressed with a little finger throughout the typing, LIKE THIS.
If you use Caps Lock gronkpan will detect it and you'll be b&.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:51, archived)
# I've got a pineapple that needs grating
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:29, archived)
# My macpherson strut needs sandblasting.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:53, archived)
# ;)
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:15, archived)
# With all that time you could've learnt how to optimise loooooooooooooooooooooooooohooooLP
Welcome
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:17, archived)
# ^^^fuck yeah D:
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:36, archived)
# FUCKIN VOODOO MAGIC, MAN
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:39, archived)
# My b3ta went all ajiggyfucked.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:42, archived)
# have you checked ya cabals?
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:43, archived)
# I bit into them...yes...they are working.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:47, archived)
# spicy
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:50, archived)
# With so much time to kill - why not Google 'optimisation', then head over to the FAQ section of b3ta?
And tell me what you find there, because I've never been.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:57, archived)
# It has words and funny pictures... :/
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:01, archived)
# FAQ here I come!
*books tickets*
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:04, archived)
#
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:11, archived)
# HE WHAT?
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:13, archived)
# FUCK!
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:17, archived)
# WE CAN NOT ALLOW THE RUSSIANS TO CONTAMINATE OUR PRECIOUS BODILY FLUIDS
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:22, archived)
# DOCTOR STRANGEFUCK
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:43, archived)
# I love this one
and it's not even that far removed from his actual performance :D
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:19, archived)
# I fucking love that film and all Kubrick's work
This was found on a blog, I cropped it and took some frames out.

Hoo hoo

though it didn't loop perfectly before, so I shall claim ownership of it
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:23, archived)
#
disturbing pic
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:22, archived)
# why is it disturbing, also it's an animation not a pic, are you some kind of spastic?
Welcome

spotify:track:7sjkYPQvZT7wkpGjNh8ldc (Take Me to the Hospital by The Prodigy)
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:29, archived)
#
It just is alrite. it just is. and yes i am a spastic cheers, everyone says so and it makes me proud
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:41, archived)
# Have you considered suicide?
spotify:track:18Y7wZOUmZvWakS4VN2YdU (Super Trouper by Abba)

Welcome
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:44, archived)
#
nah but i will now after that comment
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:46, archived)
# Can I watch on cam?
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:47, archived)
#
Christ, you're a Prickion





spotify:track:09gJISyp00nINpY1U8UQIQ (Gangsta Gangsta by N.W.a)
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:48, archived)
# You really do give me hope for humanity
(, Sat 17 Mar 2012, 0:00, archived)
# Looks like I picked the wrong week to read the FAQ..
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:35, archived)
#
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:48, archived)
# Ha-ha!
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:55, archived)
# DAMN YOU BOMBSLUT CAMEL!
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:08, archived)
#
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:08, archived)
# DAMN YOU BOMBSLUT OBAMA!
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:09, archived)
#
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:11, archived)
#
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:16, archived)
# that is fucked
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:18, archived)
# do you have trouble getting visas
for international travel?
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 21:04, archived)
#
We're loving the youtube clips :)
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:18, archived)
# i'm sure i can see teh quo
also - it's 3mb over the limit, perhaps wait until you're home so you can optimise before posting? it's very good though
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:11, archived)
#
How do you optimize it? Sorry for being a noob
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:16, archived)
# Mouse-over it and tap Q repeatedly.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:18, archived)
# This made me laugh in a manner which provoked my wife's interest.
Now I am having to explain something which she will never understand.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:19, archived)
# "Geek joke"
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:20, archived)
# You tell that bitch to be cool.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:21, archived)
# haha
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:40, archived)
# no disrepect to Manley's missus, just a pseudo-jape
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:42, archived)
# what do you create your animations in? most programs will have some form of gif optimisation
less frames, less colours and smaller res are a good place to start though

edit - i should probably add i'm not trying to stifle your creativity, i very much like your stuff :)
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:29, archived)
#
I make it in after effects and turn it into a gif in photoshop. Never made a gif before until I 1st posted the other day! I've got a bit to learn. What a noob :) Cheers
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:48, archived)
# if you work with Photoshop you have a few options
diffusion plus lossy
128 colours
etc
mess around then check the filesize
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:36, archived)
# butt seriously
it's too large, dimension wise with too many frames

you can shrink it with Gif Movie Gear, drop the colour palette down and use some code to expand it, that'll sort you out.

If you want Gif Movie Gear, lemme know
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:38, archived)
# <img width="300" src="______________________________" height="300" />
This code can make anything, any size, dimension-wise, not in kilobytes.

Just replace ________________ with image url and adjust numbers as you like.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:41, archived)
# Do not listen to him
it is the filesize that matters here.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:01, archived)
# ^DO NOT LITHEN TO HEEEM
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:07, archived)
# file>save web devices
then the lower the colours and dither the smaller the file size
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:02, archived)
# taking out every second frame then just slowing the anim down is a good tip
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:17, archived)
#
Should i do that then re-post it you think?
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:21, archived)
# No no no!
Edit the original post.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:21, archived)
# And never, ever, forever delete a thread, no matter how bad you fucked up.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:22, archived)
# Also, fewer colours, smaller proportions (you can make it around 30% bigger with html without too much quality loss)
Dither can be good too, but only in certain situations.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:24, archived)
# what mu said
i dunno what program you use, but photoshop has great optimising options, i find lowering the dither often gives it a nice cartoon effect aswell as saving kb.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:45, archived)
# oh yeah, and if you're re-uplaoding to b3tards, name the file something else or it won't replace it
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:48, archived)
# it does replace it,
but you have to hard-reload (ctrl-shift-R in firefox) to see the replaced image on /board; otherwise it loads the version stored in the cache.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:53, archived)
# Other browsers are available:
CTRL-F5 in Chrome
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:58, archived)
[challenge entry] hahaha
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:18, archived)
# yeah, very good, mate. I am hiding your posts until you learn how to optimize
good ideas, but my internet is now fucked
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:25, archived)
# You can't hide them until you've already loaded them in the first place.
Then the damage is done. Ignore is the one you want, but then you'll never know when he learns to optimise. Oh my you are in a muddle.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:28, archived)
# I cannot reply as this thread is now hidden
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:31, archived)
#
Yep i'm confused! What shall I do then?
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:33, archived)
# There's a fairly good guide to optimising GIFs in Adobe Imageready
here: flylib.com/books/en/2.817.1.150/1/

To be honest, it's normally just a case of playing with the settings until you get a sufficiently file size.

You'll use some of the quality, but with a decent GIF like your one above it'll still make people laugh :)
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:37, archived)
# replace this post with an optimized version and do a CFB
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:38, archived)
# but when he says 'replace'
he means don't delete the post - just edit it and stick in the link to your new optimised image...
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:40, archived)
# OK
Whats the max limit it can be? whats a CFB?
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:40, archived)
# 400kb
cfb is a click for bigger.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:41, archived)
# you could put EVERYONE on ignore
and just carry on lol :)
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:38, archived)
# I like this idea.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:39, archived)
# hahaha, ignorance is bliss
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:54, archived)
# If you want to optimise it, reopen whatever you made it in and have a play with the save settings.
Fewer frames, smaller size, fewer colours etc... Then hit edit on the original post up there ^ and swap it in. Or don't. Whatever. Just don't delete the thread. People don't like that.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:39, archived)
#
Yeah that makes sense i'll do it now. What is the max limit i'm going for?
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:42, archived)
# 400kb. give or take.
10kb or so extra and no-one'll mind. apart from the uber board nazis...
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:44, archived)
# 37k
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:44, archived)
# 400kb
It doesn't seem that much but keep the big version of your anims, and put a link to them underneath so people can load the full quality version if they like.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:45, archived)
#
type tildafaqtilda but change the words tilda to the symbol ~

thusly - Hello new person. Please read our FAQ. Cheers.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:46, archived)
# Von Sydow
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:46, archived)
# BEYOND CHUNDERDOME
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:52, archived)
# over 9000
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:47, archived)
# rape a hobo
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:39, archived)
# What, again?
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:40, archived)
# uddawise day won't learn nuffem
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:43, archived)
# Pffffft, that's great.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:28, archived)
# How ever good this is, it is huge and thefore making the rest of b3ta not load properly and fucking my knackered old pc up the arse..
It's even on imageshack so won't even cache so I have to download it each time I refresh....
It's not like you don't know that it is too big because you said so yourself, I know you have read the FAQ,or you were just very lucky when you made this 400px wide, and just decided to to go fuck us on slow conections with old PC's I suppose..
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:42, archived)
#
I have read through the faq, i'll make it as small as I can mate. Sorry again. I'm a complete noob when it comes to net coding/things tho!
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:46, archived)
# Don't worry. All you've done is confuse us all by sticking around and asking how to fix it after messing up.
Most L Platers post, get shouted at angrily and are never heard from again.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:52, archived)
#
haha. Glad i confused everyone :) I did poo my pants a little bit
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:01, archived)
# Well nice to have you here :-)
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:03, archived)
#
Cheers. I've been looking for a site to waste some valuable time on and this seams perfect
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:10, archived)
# It's a great place, and your stuff's looking good so far, better than mine so Yay!
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:14, archived)
#
How would i see all posts from one person? on their profile? and how can i update my profile?
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:25, archived)
# Yes you can see all the posts made by one person by going to their profile and clicking on their maessages..
But this will only allow you to look back for one week, you can look back further, but that function is call search and it is broken at the moment.
You can update your profile by clicking on the (Update profile button) right at the top of the board, next to your user name..
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:53, archived)
# haha!!
happens to the best of them... :))
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 21:11, archived)
# Ok :-) It's a good animation though and also welcome.
Just try to keep to roughly the recomended limits, there not written in stone, but good to try and aim for, just your 3.9Mg here is well over the top...
There is also free hosting here if you wish to use it :-)
www.b3tards.com/
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:53, archived)
#
Yeah that'l be my last one at that sort of size! ;) if i make another and it's big ill post a small version with a link. Is it easier if i use the hosting here rather than imageshack?
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:03, archived)
# The hosting here is as easy as..
Pick a password for your account, and the just press browse, select, upload, and it gives you all the code ready to copy and past ;-)

I don't know if it's just me, but image shack images never cache, so everytime I hit refresh it has to download from scratch every time, and with 4mg on a slow conection, frezzing my aging PC and not letting anything else on the page load properly, it makes b3ta a little unusable..

But alls sorted now ;-)
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:11, archived)
#
I'll use hosting here from now on. Imageshack doesn't let me log in sometimes either so I have to do it through a link from my email account.They can F off!
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:16, archived)
# Relax Invisable.
Just adblock it.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:53, archived)
# I am perfectly relaxed here :-)
I have already blocked it, I just wanted to point out the mistake, because if everyone starts to think it is ok to post massive images, I will have to start blocking everything here, so b3ta will finish up having no images on it!
I thought I put my point accross nice and politely?
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:00, archived)
# well done that mod
good post made good
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 19:59, archived)
# Yes ;-)
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:01, archived)
# you can look at the board now
and browse for porn at the same time!
woo for friday night
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:05, archived)
# Hahaha, you know my habits all too well ;-)
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:16, archived)
# This is really fucking good...
...but really fucking big.

It's over 200 frames - try to get it down to 50ish
Reduce the colours to 32
Reduce the size to 300 wide rather than 400
Keep doing shit like this (but smaller) and you'll fit in well
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:08, archived)
#
appreciate that! good advice ill do it next time i post. I think if i made another 4mb 1 people would def want to hit me
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:13, archived)
# Yes
I live in the boonies and broadband is basically dialup speeds.

Welcome. If the post is good or funny getting the file size down will not harm it.
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:27, archived)
#
Still got a bit to learn about gifs! Just watched a tutorial on it. cheers
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 20:50, archived)
# one of the few advantages of living in a big(ish) city:
massive cable
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 21:13, archived)
# ^this^
www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-10774406

mine is so slow this article only popped up on the beeb today..

it'd be great if other sites tried being a bit more sensitive to the realities of *most* people's internet speeds too..
(, Fri 16 Mar 2012, 22:57, archived)