Hard to explain so I'll use pictures. User without Gravatar account, clicking the "change picture" link:

Then clicking the "Gravatar" line results in:

Upon reloading the page the profile picture is back to the default. Guess the change is failing behind the scenes, so we better be notified in such a case and have no display change.

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    The Gravatar URL produced by the JavaScript is double-encoded so the "use identicons" setting isn't parsed properly and it falls back to using the Gravatar logo instead (if you don't have a custom Gravatar).
    – Jeremy
    Commented Jan 15, 2013 at 15:12
  • So the bug is in showing that gravatar default icon? Commented Jan 15, 2013 at 15:25
  • I think so. [3 more to go...]
    – Jeremy
    Commented Jan 15, 2013 at 16:04
  • Well, bug is a bug! :) Commented Jan 15, 2013 at 16:33

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This should be fixed now. As usual, it was a url encoding issue (&).

  • Yep, now the picture is the default gravatar. Thanks! :) Commented Jan 19, 2013 at 12:09

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