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How do I change my Stack Overflow profile picture? [duplicate]

I want to change my Stack Overflow picture, but when I click 'edit' in my profile page and then 'change picture', I'm taken to some stupid Gravatar web site... I really don't want the Gravatar!
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Is there a way to set your profile picture to something other than a Gravatar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we use non-gravatar avatars? Question's all in the title. I want to set the picture to a picture I have on my hard drive. Is there a way to do this?
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Changing profile picture [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we use non-gravatar avatars? Changing your profile picture is a hassle on Stack Overflow. It redirects to Gravatar. Can't it be implemented like on Facebook or Google+, ...
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Why am I forced to use Gravatar for my profile avatar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we use non-gravatar avatars? Why am I being forced to use Gravatar when I want to upload an avatar to my profile? Is it possible to just upload an avatar image directly ...
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Is it possible to set an avatar without using gravatar.com? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we use non-gravatar avatars? I am trying to figure out how to use my own avatar with stackoverflow.com, I can't seem to find it. What gives? That shouldn't be too hard to ...
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Allow uploading a profile picture manually, without going through Gravatar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we use non-gravatar avatars? It would be great if we could upload a picture directly without going through Gravatar. I don't like the idea of a central place which ties ...
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Is Gravatar a privacy risk?

I ran across the comment below at http://onemansblog.com/2007/02/02/protect-your-privacy-delete-internet-usage-tracks/#comment-58200 about Gravatar. I'm particularly curious of Meta Stack Overflow's ...
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Someone contacted me by email but my email is not public

Last week I got an email to my email address saying "I saw on Stack Overflow that you were interested in.." and the content of the question I asked. The email suggested I'll star a bug \ feature ...
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What do you dislike with Stack Overflow? [closed]

Recently, there has been a poll about peoples' addiction to Stack Overflow, and justifiably so, there is a lot to like here. But what are the things you dislike?
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5answers
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Is using Gravatar a security risk?

This has been discussed on Stack Overflow. It is unfortunate the accepted answer is so far from reality. There are some facts: Gravatar's MD5 hash is an unsalted MD5 hash of an email address. A ...
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Is it bad to use your “real name” as your user name?

I use my real name. However, I started wondering if this is bad and am considering changing it. I ask A LOT of questions on Stack Overflow, way more than I answer. Mainly because for most questions ...
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Support disabling Gravatar on Stack Overflow

I like to use my Gravatar on other websites but not Stack Overflow. How can I turn it off? I'd still like to use the same email address.
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Off-site avatar images are a privacy risk

The user avatars that are displayed on every post are not all hosted on SE's imgur account, but on sources outside the control of Stack Exchange. The most prominent ones are Gravatar, Facebook and ...
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8answers
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Regenerate the automatic avatar

How do I regenerate the little random geometric avatar it produced for me? Mine is a bit ugly.
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5answers
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Force Gravatar Refresh

When a gravatar is changed, other users will only notice it if they clear their cache. Therefore, Gravatar changes can go unnoticed for a very long time because people don't usually clear their cache....

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