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    Soldier Supporter

    My avatar is of a yellow ribbon - the ribbon of soldier support and remembrance. Why a yellow ribbon? The love of my life is a soldier, so I spend my every waking minute supporting him and his fellow comrades. I'm a military spouse, left to take care of our home when my soldier...
    ProudArmyGirl ProudArmyGirl
    22-25, F
    Jul 8, 2010

    Steam Engine That Started Something

    OK my avatar is a picture of the engine that started my love of steam engines. Its called Oliver Cromwell the number is 70013 yes my name on here does use its last two numbers as well. She is a Britannia class the last to run BR steam on uk lines in 1968 I think. She then went...
    shall13 shall13
    41-45, F
    Feb 8, 2012

    The Flame

    The flame, Supplied to me from a very dear friend. Sometimes Burns brightly ... Sometimes smolders quietly ... It matches my personality perfectly Thank you nikki xxxx
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    46-50
    Sep 24, 2013

    My Current Avatar Is...

    ...from the American tv show The Office. It's from the episode entitled "Ben Franklin." The office is having a wedding shower for Phyllis and Jim is enlisted to hire a male ******** for the girls' entertainment. Instead, he calls "The Scholastic Speakers of Pennsylvania" and...
    WaterdogsRule WaterdogsRule
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2012

    My Avatar...

         My avatar is a screenshot from the video game Drakengard. It is a photo of the anti-hero's (the main character's) sister, Furiae. This scene takes place at the very begginning of the game, furiae is reading while a battle ensues outside her castle. Furiae plays a main...
    KurenaiKamui KurenaiKamui
    16-17, F
    Dec 11, 2011

    My Journey..

    My current avatar is a picture of Jo Calderone, Lady Gaga's alter ego. She featured this alter ego in her video for You and I, and then also performed at the 2011 MTV VMA's as Jo. I found myself intrigued by this transformation she made and I have a strong desire to look like...
    hooponopono hooponopono
    26-30, F
    Sep 8, 2013

    Location and Behaviour

    I have a koala as my avatar because it's Australian and so am I. I used to enjoy climbing (not mountaineering, just trees) when I was younger. I can totally relate to not having a lot of energy; koalas spend most of their time sleeping because their diet doesn't provide...
    Koala1964 Koala1964
    51-55, M
    7 Responses Feb 19, 2009

    3rd Time's A Charm?

    A few of you may recall my original avatar. It was a drawing of an elderly man,being measured up by a woman. Prehaps it was his wife,I don't know. Either way,the censors at EP deemed it inappropriate ,because one day I logged on,only to find it had been removed....vanished...
    diggler diggler
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Nov 22, 2013

    Okays Here Goes

    My avi is a Playboy bunny obv. I chose it because I like and collect Playboy stuff, not because Im here for pervy stuff, Im not.Im fed up of people assuming that so Im writing this :-)I might be a bit chavvy but I aint a pervert!
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy
    31-35, F
    May 18, 2012

    The Phoenix

     the phoenix is the symbol of rebirth and eternal life. To me it means the posibility of always coming out of the darkness, the strenght and the power to always get up from wherever i find myself touching rock bottom. The phoenix is my symbol of hope and regeneration because...
    eaglescorpio eaglescorpio
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jun 17, 2009

    Yahoo Plus

    My avatar is a (barely) censored naked Yahoo that I got from somewhere but I forgot where.
    hadakarei hadakarei
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 30, 2008

    This Is The Story Behind My Current Avatar And User-name

    Well I don't live very far from where this happened...and thought it has something to do with where I am living.This avatar is my currentGOLD CANYON, Arizona. - The images are incredible A bobcat that has scampered to the top of a saguaro cactus -- and it was quite a climb! The...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    Dec 26, 2012

    Three Things

    I may be going back to this group every time I change avatar.And I thank Whisp for it...Three things...The black hood.Dark, mysterious.Hidden.The lips.Full, sensuous.Slightly parted.The hands.Holds the hood in place; maintains hiding.The ring as an added mystery.I do love this...
    Sylphy Sylphy
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 27, 2011

    My Avatar...

    my avatar.. i wanna hold him in my arms and never let go... i dont wanna lose him yet... i am never ready to leave him... and deep down inside i hope he feels the same. i wished to talk to him... 
    LovelessAdvocate LovelessAdvocate
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2010

    My Avatar

    My avatar consists of three gumdrops, which happens to go with my username: TheGoodyGumdrop. The reason for this rather random name is because in the Asterix and Obelix comics, (has anyone read those??) which are about ancient Gauls fighting the Romans, the Roman soldiers would...
    TheGoodyGumdrop TheGoodyGumdrop
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2013

    Galatea of the Spheres

    My avatar is a paintiing by Salvador Dali called "Galatea of the Spheres". I'm not an art expert, I've never even formally studied art. I just like this painting. It always makes me think of the diversity of the creature "woman". dark and light, earthly and...
    LeighLeigh LeighLeigh
    36-40, F
    3 Responses May 25, 2009

    Me Holding My Wife The Day We Got Married

    just after she said i do she fanted and i bent down and picked her up and held her during the rest of the service till she was ok and she out her arms around my neck and held me back then we walked to the reception holding hand god we were silly kids back then we had worked all...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Mar 8, 2012

    It's All About the Stairs

    I don't remember where exactly I found it, but it was while I was doing random searching for pics and I needed a stair image. I ran across the phrase l'esprit d'escalier during the search with this picture. Since then, espritdescalier is what I use for everything and...
    espritdescalier espritdescalier
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 17, 2009

    Why Whispers And Why Are They Thundering?

    My avatar and name here mean a lot to me outside cyberspace.  It is part of my core beliefs that one can get their point across without being crass, rude, cruel, loud, or disrespectful to other persons. Sometimes those that speak loudest do so with the quietest voice and a...
    whispersthunder whispersthunder
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Feb 12, 2011

    Its Meeh...

    And any picture up will always be me... this picture is of me when I got my new glasses and the top of my ear done... I like it cause you can seem them both... and I LOVE the color purple... Now since I'm always changin my picture imma post the picture here so it can...
    MsJuicyBoo MsJuicyBoo
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Feb 27, 2009

    My Avatar

    My picture I took this a little over a year ago Because I was constantly insecure and would always have to look at myself trough taking alot of photos I was really struggling with my appearence I wanted to look like a Dark beautiful mysterious Greek God And I would see beautiful...
    IAmSoDelicious IAmSoDelicious
    18-21, F
    May 23, 2012

    A New Office Avatar

    Since my original story no longer makes sense, let me explain my new avatar. I switched to the lovely Princess Unicorn, from the Moroccan Christmas episode of The Office (US). Dwight buys up the Scranton stock of Princess Unicorn dolls just before Christmas in order to sell...
    WaterdogsRule WaterdogsRule
    51-55, F
    Jul 14, 2012

    Conquer Weakness, Embrace Truth

    I sort of idolize England's historical queen Elizabeth I. She was the most educated woman of her time, fluent in three languages and able to write in two more. She was thoughtful and sharp. She resisted those who wanted to make England a Catholic state (especially in that the...
    lisa36 lisa36
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 20, 2010

    The Man Who Came From The Elysian Fields

    My avatars are of darkangels which are defined as: 'Yet another common meaning of dark angel is the concept that it simply describes the dark side of you that succumbs to temptation. It is your shadow side that insists on not being connected to the light.' My personal definition...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 15, 2009

    Peedee Dog

    I chose peedeedog as my name and I use Peedee's pic as my avatar.  Peedee is special to me.  I rescued him from the dog pound.  We fell in love at first sight. My husband was not a pet lover and when we were talking of getting married, he felt that I should get...
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog
    70+
    3 Responses Sep 11, 2008

    3-26-2013

    Tuesday and Wednesday are the beginning of what may be the single most important cases to come before the United States Supreme Court in our lifetime.On Tuesday, the court hears the opening arguments challenging California's Proposition 8. It centers on the principle that all...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 26, 2013

    My Avatars Reflect My Mood

    Today I am paying a tribute to a very good friend who is one that sticks closer than a sister, but also to show that my angst for my ex has risen today. GUNS BLAZING. Now tomorrow I will probably have a beautiful German Shepherd or a Gorgeous Wolf to show that it's all good...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 18, 2011

    Ice

    My avatar is a picture of the scene from the rehabilitation hospital I worked at after the massive ice storm which hit New Hampshire about 5ish years ago. The destruction was devastating but the after math incredibly beautiful.
    Mysticbliss11 Mysticbliss11
    26-30, M
    Oct 14, 2011

    Similarity

    I chose my avatar because it was the closest i could get to the truth without having to show an actual pic of myself.  And i thought it looked classy. P.
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Jun 16, 2009

    Some people admitted they first thought this

    picture of lips in my avatar was a sideways heart. I found that interesting. I didnt see that.Are people really losing sleep over this picture? That's the caption I read.I hope not. I was annoyed but not surprised when I read the hateful racist comments about these beautiful...
    TamraTaytay TamraTaytay
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 20

    Freedom

    My avatar is my inner warrior.  I have been through many experiences in my life that would be considered horrific.  I have come out on the other side stronger and happier than I ever would have thought possible.  I see her and that is how I feel inside.  I see a strong...
    ifsogirl ifsogirl
    31-35, F
    Jan 27, 2012

    Mine Are Not Overly Exciting

    I'm really into CG art and in particular Art Renderings of women.  I think they are beautiful.  I have only had 4 avatars so far, the other 3 I have used can be found in my pictures on my profile. I'm always on the look out for other works. These artists are amazing...
    Maqi Maqi
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 16, 2009

    I am a crash test dummy living in this

    unpredictable experiment that is life.
    outsidewitness outsidewitness
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Sep 19, 2014

    Captive Greece Captivated Rome

    Explain my avatar?  This is my attempt.  On the very surface of it, my avatar is a photo that I took in 2005 in Athens at the National Archeological Museum, while there with my immediate family.  The picture, my EP avatar, is a marble bust of a young man, incredibly beautiful...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Aug 21, 2011

    Okay.

    It's my eyes!  I remain pretty anonymous on this site, but wanted to give people a small glimpse of myself.  Plus, I wanted to stare at all of you. 
    angeleyes2009 angeleyes2009
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jan 12, 2009

    My Avatar

    This image is from one of my fave anime films. The picture portrays my life, I always carry a large load on my shoulders..
    larvalove larvalove
    26-30, F
    Jul 1, 2012

    I use a landscape scenic picture from EP's

    awesome default collection. I love nature. I love sky views. I love flowers. I also saw that picture before in a larger view. There are quite a few I have seen that I don't care for that display animals and humans doing it, naked males, naked females, humans doing it, bloody...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti
    36-40, F
    May 21, 2014

    I've Had A Few

    One of them is my own picture with photobucket's ink stamp edit. One of them was of Anne Bonny, whose story I love to read about. My current one is of an anime character that I found interesting. She was repeatedly attacked by a man and in order to make him stop, she poured acid...
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory
    31-35
    1 Response Aug 19, 2012

    My Avatar

       Lets see here, my avatar has  to do with my faith , and belief, it is a photo of my alter at my house in my garage.
    docvoodoo docvoodoo
    31-35, M
    Jun 18, 2012

    Rather Obvious, I Think!

    I chose the name Plaid for several reasons, none of which are pertinent to this story.While my avatar changes at my whim, it is (almost) always a swatch of some kind of plaid pattern.  I did very briefly use my own face...but I prefer the colorful variety of plaids.
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Sep 1, 2011

    My Avatar

    this is how i so wish to look like. its from a magazine big beautiful women
    spaz2692 spaz2692
    46-50
    Dec 12, 2011

    It is from the avatar maker Mini app from my

    iPhone for now. It's suppose to look like me.
    AfterFall AfterFall
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 23, 2015

    My Avatar

    Well it's the Gran Turismo logo that is made up of cars if you look very closely. I started playing the game when I was 14 and now @ 27, it truly is a part of me.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 6, 2012

    Eh.

    Its a window looking out onto a garden in Ireland. I chose it because its pretty and soothing. Geez, I sound like a simpleton. LMAO ;D
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Aug 30, 2008

    I started the beginning of my EP journey with a

    real picture of me. I felt comfortable at the time, but up until last Novemeber at least, I grew tired of the creepiest messages and the constant random people adding me for no reason. So, I changed my avatar and feel I won't be using my real image ever or anytime soon.I can say...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86
    26-30, F
    Jan 23, 2014

    My Avatar

    wow - ummm....a few beers at the pool and a camera and....I guess the rest is evident lol
    lildevilforyou lildevilforyou
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Feb 5, 2009

    It's a simple photoshop -

    that is a greyscaled photo of me under a Guy Fawkes mask. And no, I'm not lumping mself in with Anonymous or anything like that - it's a metaphor for the anonymity of the internet.
    JackMann JackMann
    22-25, M
    Dec 2, 2014

    Duality.

    I change my avatar a lot, but I always put a lot of thought into my avatars. I grow and change as a person all the time, thus so should my avatar. Firstly, my avatar will always be a female of some sort, for I am female, and it makes the association all that much faster. My...
    Lullacus Lullacus
    22-25, F
    Nov 14, 2013

    Converse Love

    I love converse! There is a heart and a broken heart. Which is like me always having to find those broken pieces to my heart and putting them back together.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 24, 2013

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