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PORTRAIT is a mechanical verb. It allows the user to manipulate any portraits their character may have.
Usage: PORTRAIT [ CHECK <#> | DISPLAY <#> | VIEW | CLEAR ] CHECK lets you review your available portraits. DISPLAY sets one of your portraits to be visible by other players. VIEW toggles your ability to see other's portraits when looked at. CLEAR hides any currently displayed portrait you have. Premium subscribers may have up to 10 available character portraits, while non-premium subscribers may only have 2.