The unOfficial Explain Your Avatar Thread (DBO)

by Ragashingo ⌂, Official DBO Cryptarch, Thursday, September 05, 2013, 19:25 (3872 days ago)

It's not often we see change of this magnitude. Not everyday that that a Bungie.Org site moves one step close to the present day internet. Yes, I'm talking about the addition of forum avatars! Now more and more posters have these mysterious spheres squares in the corner of their post depicting people or places or things, and sometimes vowels. So, I'm curious, what is the history of your avatar? What does it mean? How does it represent you? And most importantly, what the heck is it? :p

I'll start:

For several years I ran with the innertubed hippo that shows in the corner of HBO from time to time. You know, this one:

After a few years though I got tired of it. And then I came across this image and thought it fit me perfectly.
(Desktop sized for your pleasure):

I always enjoyed being the positive one in a sea of frowns. I use this avatar everywhere I am on the internets, and now low and behold, I can use it here too! :)

So, what's your avatar's story?

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