## Avitars, squares & circles

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##### Avitars, squares & circles

##### Avitars, squares & circles

02-05-2016 2:35 PM

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If you draw a square and put a circle in the square with the edge of the circle touching the sides of the square what percentage of space is left if you remove the amount in the circle ?

Is this figure the percentage of space we have lost when the Avitars were changed to circles ?

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02-05-2016 2:40 PM

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Its not a circle avatar ,,,, its a SMARTIE

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02-05-2016 3:17 PM

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gleneagles wrote:

Is this figure the percentage of space we have lost when the Avitars were changed to circles ?

Or is it the percentage of members that moved to the new forum?

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##### Re: Avitars, squares & circles

02-05-2016 3:20 PM - edited 02-05-2016 4:05 PM

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I make it 21.5%.

Assuming the square is 2x2 then it's area is 4

the radius of the circle would be 1 so it's area would be Pi*r^2 =3.14 (2 decimal places)

Area lost would be 4-3.14=0.86 Which is 21.5% of the square's area.

Happy to be corrected if my maths is wrong.

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02-05-2016 8:08 PM

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Mav wrote:

Happy to be corrected if my maths is wrong.

Happy to agree that your maths is correct.

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02-05-2016 9:14 PM

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Mav wrote:

I make it 21.5%.

Do you think we can get our subscriber fees reduced by that to make up for the loss?

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02-05-2016 11:10 PM

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Or some compo for the damage done to our avitars with 21.5% chopped of them ?

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03-05-2016 12:11 AM - edited 03-05-2016 12:12 AM

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Talking of percentages eBay look like they are considering a fee rise to 12%.

That would really screw the pooch as 10% is already too high.

That said the same applies here with every line rental rise.

Eventually a cut off crash point will be hit and the bubble will burst.

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