Not sure of all the ways to customize the avatar but I did it when I purchased a subscription. Figured I gained enough knowledge to justiyify it. Plus, folks seem to be pretty nice on here so seemed okay.
Keep the little chicken! I think folks will grow to love it as your first pick.
2004 Weber Performer GREEN
Orange Super-Duper Fast
Taylor Made 9deg. R7TP w/S-Fujikura 6
Rescued 2002 Weber Genesis Silver B Gasser
SJG Tamale Pot Mini Smoker (SJG was a rescue)
18" Gold (rescue) SJS (rescue)
and a Pyro FIL