Any image hosted anywhere on any website is downloaded to a users computer when the site is viewed. This uses the site's bandwidth. Unfortunately, thats how the internet works. A lot of people host their avatars on-site here, using the upload feature. 20 pixels may not sound like much, but when you are running a site the size of KKW, any saving you can make contributes to saving on the bandwidth bill.
I will talk to Baz and Poggs about it, but I'm fairly sure the status quo will remain in place for a little while longer.
Edit: I'm informed that all avatars are uploaded to KKW server space, regardless of where they are hosted.
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Last edited by Liam; 01-10-2005 at 06:31 AM.