http://xenforo.com/community/threads/move-the-userbit-to-the-right-of-the-avatar.6238/#post-92078 (Move the userbit to the right of the avatar)
I wasn't looking to do what the post topic indicated, but did find the exact solution to removing the quickreply avatar (which is what I was looking for). It worked great!
I would like to be able to post in topics in the archives. Why is this not allowed?