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Changing and keeping a user avatar/icon

The user avatar (the icon besides your username) is taken from the independent site http://www.gravatar.com/ by converting the given email address on the user profile and turning it into an MD5 hash. ...
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Can a profile picture have an alpha channel?

This is really not very important, but it bugs me. It seems impossible to get a profile picture with a transparent part. Even if I upload a picture with an alpha channel, the system seems to remove ...