Theory, Null got annoyed with the dancing dog avatars and neutered gifs as a result.
I know giphy sort of does the same thing if you try to save the gif before it finilizes; you end up grabbing whatever frame you click on as a jpg.Huh, you're right, I've updated my post to honor my mongol ancestors. For some reason I expected the preview to actually work. No idea what it clobbers the piss out of the image, then.
that shit is kawaii as fuck