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By all these lovely tokens
September days are here,
With summer’s best of weather
And autumn’s best of cheer.

Helen Hunt Jackson - September
The breezes taste
Of apple peel.
The air is full
Of smells to feel-
Ripe fruit, old footballs,
Burning brush,
New books, erasers,
Chalk, and such.
The bee, his hive,
Well-honeyed hum,
And Mother cuts
Chrysanthemums.
Like plates washed clean
With suds, the days
Are polished with
A morning haze.

John Updike, September
Learn English in September

My choice of profile picture ...

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  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 904 Inactive
    avatar is such an interesting word
  • MichouxeMichouxe Posts: 12,502 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I needed something cheerful for my navator, and this colorful Minnie Mouse is a bit my likeness with the same big glasses on her nose! When I look at her I'm immediately happy. :);)
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 51 ✭✭
    ^^
    My avatar shows what I love doing every single day - studying English or something interesting, just it!
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 904 Inactive
    @Ninna

    A wonderful creation, a lovely example of a creative thought

    http://jackelliot.over-blog.com/2017/08/creative-subjects-declines.html
  • Baho26Baho26 Posts: 51 ✭✭
    Why can't i be able to change my avatar? :neutral:
  • PaulettePaulette Posts: 36,026 mod
    @Baho26 to change yor avator you need two stars but I think when you are engaged on the forum you get soon a new star from @Lynne. Try to participate in the discussions.
  • Baho26Baho26 Posts: 51 ✭✭
    @Paulette oh. I understood you. Thank you.
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 51 ✭✭
    @jackelliot
    Thanks!
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 904 Inactive
    @Ninna you are welcome
  • lekhasylekhasy Posts: 5
    Hi everyone, I'm a new member of the forum. I think it's cool to use my own avatar. But i can't figure out how to do that. Does it need special permission? Thank you.
  • PaulettePaulette Posts: 36,026 mod
    @lekhasy welcome aboard this fantastic forum. Take part in many discussions and soon you get 10 comments and also a new star. You need two stars to change your avatar.
  • AyaAndalosAyaAndalos Posts: 24 ✭✭
    My avatar says a lot about me...
    living in my car almost
    obsessed with lipsticks especially reds
  • eslamgaafareslamgaafar Posts: 1
    i choose the Tiger, because i found the power and insistence in it
  • ChamCham Posts: 15 ✭✭
    My picture is that because I need to fly for achieve it. It is hard but I do not give up it ever.
  • ElshaimaaElshaimaa Posts: 147 ✭✭✭
    my pic is me when i sand boarding i adore sand boarding too much
  • yui_2000yui_2000 Posts: 37 ✭✭
    My nickname, Yui, is inspired by a character called 'Hirasawa Yui' in 'K-On!' anime. Because of that, I chose the random picture having her. This picture is known as 'chibi'. The pic was drawn in a cute way.
  • PaulettePaulette Posts: 36,026 mod
    @yui_2000 what a nice avatar, the picture is indeed very cute and gives an idea of a funny girl. By the way, I have a granddaughter who is born on the same date as you and she eats very often rice waffles. ;)
  • yui_2000yui_2000 Posts: 37 ✭✭
    @Paulette Oops... Because this is my clone account, I fake my birthday. I don't remember why I chose that birthday. Maybe I just took the birthday of the character.
    However, there are some snacks look like rice waffles in my country.
    (Pic:http://afamilycdn.com/lz22gR5gAUy5ERF6knDuUrImpNtM4c/Image/2012/02/020212afamilyDLbong10_4ab0f.jpg)
    They're kind of sweet and crunchy. Does it sound like rice waffle?
  • PaulettePaulette Posts: 36,026 mod
    @yui_2000 indeed the picture that you showed are rice waffles.
  • MichouxeMichouxe Posts: 12,502 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @yul_2000 @Paulette ;) We eat rice waffles every evening at the TV, but not with chocolate or something others. We likes rice waffles and a glass of red wine.
  • OlaOla Posts: 13 ✭✭
    Hi, I got two stars and I still can't add my own photo. It would be great if I was able to change the picture. :)
  • OlaOla Posts: 13 ✭✭
    edited September 2017
    Everything is fine! I just didn't confirmed my email address before :)
    In my photo you can see a picture of my dog :)
  • nidhiinidhii Posts: 851 ✭✭✭✭
    I like fairy tale characters.Snow white is my favourite
  • nidhiinidhii Posts: 851 ✭✭✭✭
    Ola wrote: »
    Hi, I got two stars and I still can't add my own photo. It would be great if I was able to change the picture. :)

    What Problem are you facing
  • YellowtailYellowtail Posts: 903 ✭✭✭✭
    @yui_2000
    K-On! is my favorite anime too. You made me remember that I was once very into it.
  • ZerodZerod Posts: 14 ✭✭
    How can I change my avatar? I just want to use my own avatar. :(
  • TeachTeach Your Teacher HomePosts: 10,704 mod
    @Zerod - Go to your profile and hover over the picture. You should see a message "Change Picture" - click on it and follow the instructions.
  • kevinabkevinab Posts: 29 ✭✭
    can i upload an avatar from my personal computer?
  • PaulettePaulette Posts: 36,026 mod
    @kevinab yes you can, I did it from my computer.
  • BellBell Posts: 47 ✭✭
    Well, my first avatar was Belle from the movie, 'The beauty and the beast', and that's how I chose the screen name but I missed the 'e' at the end. Lol. That's why I thought it's better to change the avatar! This time I choose a little girl reading as I do love reading and I long to have a hard copy book in my hand rather than the Ebook!!
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