I noticed that some avatars contain a drop shadow and some avatars do not. I can't make heads or tails as to when or why there's a difference.

See here

Any ideas?

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Anyone with 1,000+ rep has a drop shadow if they have at least 28 characters in the "About Me" section of their profile. See here for more info

  • Ahh.. thank you sir!
    – Scott
    Nov 14, 2014 at 18:39
  • I actually never noticed this :)
    – Yisela
    Nov 14, 2014 at 19:39

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