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Has anyone tried to place a Stack Overflow flair to a Twitter profile page? I'd like very much to have the one with the hot dog stand theme over there, heh heh.

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Since all Twitter allows you to do is changing the background image and the colors, you'll have to constantly re-upload your flair image everytime it changes.

You could run a cron job somewhere that regularly checks if your flair has changed, create a new profile background image that includes your flair, and use Twitter's update_profile_background_image API method to update it.

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For the love of all that is holy, please don't put your fluorescent unicorn avatar onto the hotdog themed flair onto your twitter!

My eyes! The goggles do nothing!

Edit:

With the new image based flair you can easily add your flair to your twitter page. Just use the image http://stackoverflow.com/users/flair/72746.png?theme=hotdog (replace 72746 with your user number if you aren't the OP) in the design section of your twitter profile ( http://twitter.com/settings/design - under "Change background image" )

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Go to http://stackoverflow.com/users/flair to get the image code for the combined flair, if you're into that.

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In before 'what has been seen, cannot be unseen.' –  Jon Seigel Apr 15 '10 at 14:17
    
but, that's just my reasoning! ;) –  Axarydax Apr 16 '10 at 4:37

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