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I have changed my profile picture many days ago. This is what happened (I'm accessing Stack Exchange through Chrome on Windows):

  1. My profile picture on the top of the screen is changed.

    Profile picture showing in topbar

  2. My profile picture on the main screen is 'transparent', and on Stack Overflow it is black:

    Stack Overflow usercard with profile picture not showing up

    On meta.SE it is blue:

    Meta.SE usercard with profile picture not showing up

Is this a bug? Or is something wrong with my computer?

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    It looks like it's just caching on your end. I see your avatar here. – Mithical Jun 15 at 7:08
  • How long will this typically last for? It has been like this for a long time already. – fez.tival - 14yearoldnoob Jun 15 at 7:10
  • Try deleting the cache of the browser. The easiest option is Ctrl+F5 that will do hard refresh of the page and re-download the resources. – VLAZ Jun 15 at 7:12
  • I have tried. Now even the pfp in the top bar is blank. @VLAZ – fez.tival - 14yearoldnoob Jun 15 at 7:15
  • How long will this typically last for? Normally things take 6 to 8 weeks here ... also relevant on the same theme caching ... also I might be on Iceland ... – rene Jun 15 at 7:20
  • I don't really get the joke, but I understand what you mean. – fez.tival - 14yearoldnoob Jun 15 at 7:28
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    It's not transparent, it's missing. – Shadow Wizard Wearing Mask Jun 15 at 7:42
  • That's pretty wierd. I'm really confused now. It's still related to caching, right? – fez.tival - 14yearoldnoob Jun 15 at 7:44
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    I can see your avatar at the sites you mention. – Jason Bassford Jun 15 at 8:15
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    That image is on the server alright. Does singapore suffer from the great wall of internet as well? Perhaps you are not allowed to visit imgur.com and hence can't load the image, but it was in your cache from uploading before. – Luuklag Jun 15 at 10:32
  • @Luuklag possibly, see this, but for me, my parents used chrome to only whitelist certain websites. I think that's not the problem though, it loaded for a bit before. – fez.tival - 14yearoldnoob Jun 15 at 10:35
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    Unless *.imgur.com is whitelisted you won't be able to see it – Mithical Jun 15 at 11:27
  • @fez.tival-QnPolice probably before changing you had the default avatar which is hosted under gravatar.com that's the reason you originally saw it, and after changing to manually uploaded image you don't see it as it's hosted on imgur.com and it's blocked by your parents. – Shadow Wizard Wearing Mask Jun 16 at 11:48

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