what is your prophile picture and why?

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  1. stclairjack profile image84
    stclairjackposted 7 years ago

    why do some of us use real pictures of ourselves, while others use art or cartoon charcters? do we hide behind our prophile pict, even the fabulous shot of the real us? tell me what your picture is and why you chose to use that,...
    for the record, my picture is truly me, i'm half tight at my birthday hog roast, and i chose it because A) i have very few pictures of myself, and B) its a realistic portrayal of who i am.

    1. Ralph Deeds profile image67
      Ralph Deedsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Mine is a picture of me. And my name is Ralph Deeds. However, recently I've gotten a couple of anonymous "heavy breathing" but no speaking phone calls from an unlisted number in Kansas. So there are reasons not to use your name if you are expressing opinions on controversial topics like gun control, abortion, the Tea Party and the like.

      1. stclairjack profile image84
        stclairjackposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        i've never gotten a heavy breating phone call in my life,... i'm almost jealous,.. and for the record i'm not from nor do i now live in kansas,... but i sure see your point! ha!

  2. profile image0
    Website Examinerposted 7 years ago

    It is not a good topic, in my opinion. Everyone should simply do as they please, not asking others to explain anything. Sorry, can't go down that painful track again:

    http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/63867

    1. stclairjack profile image84
      stclairjackposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      sorry man, didnt mean to offend, writers write to explain things, to themselves as much as others,... i just saw the mystery in why people choose the pictures they do,.. you dont wana share, thats you call.

      1. profile image0
        Website Examinerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        None taken. I just wanted to give you the link, as it is overlapping with yours. Good luck with your discussion.

        1. stclairjack profile image84
          stclairjackposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          thank you for the link i can see why the whole experience left a foul taste in your mouth,... someone opened a realy craptasic can of worms there!

          i read the whole string through twice and for the life of me i cant find any reason for the uproar,... perhaps my skin is thicker than others,..

          i do understand that the way in which a question is worded can have a huge impact on how its recieved by the potential repsonder.

          not to over analize, but the ANY POSTER of ANY QUESTION may have underlying issues that affect how they percieve the answers, they may have pre-concieved notions that leaves them unable to take an answer at face value at the time.

          LET ME STATE FOR THE RECORD,.... I IMPLY NOTHING TOWARDS ANYONE HERE, OR ELSE WHERE,... THE PREVIOUS STATEMENT IS PURELY HYPOTHETICAL.

          that said, let us continue on in our pointles Q&A session that serves only to fill my snow day.

  3. katiem2 profile image58
    katiem2posted 7 years ago

    It's me, I like people to put a face to my work.  smile

    1. stclairjack profile image84
      stclairjackposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      please do not report me to the autorities, but i must say,.. while my pict says half drunk and shocked i made it to another birthday,... your pict says.. "sassy lady with red hair that you dont wana underestimate",.... i'm jealous.

  4. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 7 years ago

    ...okay...one more time...i've used my pic...but...i love music... my pic changes frequently with those of various musicians...i must get bored easily....my pic has nothing to do with my writing  big_smile

    1. stclairjack profile image84
      stclairjackposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      "one more time" ???

      you get this question a lot? i can see where someone would wonder if that was you or your favrite rocker,.. i myself could never pull off that look,... you do it well,.. if i could look like a rock star i'd deff use it,...rock on man!

  5. SpanStar profile image59
    SpanStarposted 7 years ago

    First I believe people respond to one another based on the looks of each other . Example men usually respond to women differently than to other males and it has been verified that what we call attractive women are treated differently than women who aren't as attractive.

    My avatar is the face of a robot-ironically in the "I Robot" was made to appear on human than humans.

    1. stclairjack profile image84
      stclairjackposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      i probubly need to find an avatar, but untill this line of discusion, wasnt realy sure what an avatar was, and if i needed a special peermit to trap one,... not so tech savy here.

      i'm learning.

  6. mega1 profile image77
    mega1posted 7 years ago

    This mer-baby was in a facebook site called "Fantasy Art" which I go to often for my avatars - I am online for fun, mainly, not profit so I post fun photos and art. I don't like looking at my own mug everytime I post.  I find that people actually respond better and are sometimes intrigued by the changing profiles.

    1. katiem2 profile image58
      katiem2posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      love the baby!

    2. stclairjack profile image84
      stclairjackposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      have to admit that i'm on FB too, and i change my profile pict when it hits me to do so, i try not to change it too often, cause i have friends that change thiers so often i never know who i'm looking at w/o reading, and it getts hard to keep up with... katiem2 is correct, the baby is cute

  7. Pearldiver profile image80
    Pearldiverposted 7 years ago

    LET ME STATE FOR THE RECORD,.... I IMPLY NOTHING TOWARDS ANYONE HERE, OR ELSE WHERE,... THE PREVIOUS STATEMENT IS PURELY HYPOTHETICAL.

    - Really?
    - Then Jack.... Stop YELLING in the forums svp

    1. stclairjack profile image84
      stclairjackposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      oops, forgot that capitals was yelling, my bad.

  8. Rafini profile image87
    Rafiniposted 7 years ago

    I use a free avatar I found online - to create an image that matches who I am rather than reinforcing the image I was pushed into throughout my life.  Works for me!  big_smile

    1. stclairjack profile image84
      stclairjackposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      many of us are pushed into places and rolls that we find compleetly wrong from the inside out,..you keep on keepin on... i like it.

  9. camlo profile image86
    camloposted 7 years ago

    This is my second favourite photo of myself, taken about two years ago by a good friend. I actually like what I've become, which is why I show it, I think. You can find more photos of me on some of my Hubs.
    On the other hand, I have another account, and that has an avatar of something that relates to the theme of the Hubs. I'd never want anyone to match that account to me, because that would ruin the whole concept of the account; therefore, no photo of me.

    1. stclairjack profile image84
      stclairjackposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      very 007, and i agree,... and in the sprit of things i think i'll change my pict,... if i can remember how and the dial-up fairy will let me! ha!

  10. Mark Ewbie profile image87
    Mark Ewbieposted 7 years ago

    I'm not particularly keen on having my photo taken and I prefer to be anonymous.  I scribbled my image in a couple of minutes as a joke, expecting a fair amount of abuse, but to my surprise it has generally been commented on favourably.  So I kept it.

 
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