Block Specific Userpic
Short, concise description of the idea
Logged-in users could block certain userpics of other users from ever being shown to them again.
Full description of the idea
I noticed that users on my friends list have some user icons that I don't care for at all. Someone who posts in a community has a user icon with atrocious grammar; a friend has an icon I think in horribly poor taste. It's not an issue for Abuse; they're well within their rights to have the icons; I just don't care to see them. But I would rather not turn off images in my browser, and I would rather not choose a friends page layout that does not show user icons, and I would rather keep the community and my friend on my friends list. Selective blocking of user pictures could allow this to be done easily. You could possibly block icons a single one at a time, or maybe even block all of a certain user's icons. A user would go to a "block user icon" page and identify the specific user icon to be blocked. From then on, this user would see a notice similar to "Userpic Blocked" instead of that icon, wherever it appeared. It would be nice to display the icon being blocked, and the username of the person it belonged to on the Edit Blocked User Icons page, so a user could identify at a glance what they have blocked.
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