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Unable to edit a user avatar by uploading an image

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I tried to change my user avatar for my user profile but the upload does't see to work. I tried altering the size of the image but nothing helped. I was able to use a image URL to change the avatar but as far as uploading from a local source it doesn't work. Has anyone ever dealt with this before and if so can you point me in the right direction to fix it?

Thanks in advance,
The LocalMC
www.localmc.com
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In fact, now that I've changed the avatar using an image URL I am unable to log into my account. The site keeps refreshing as if it's trying to log me in but nothing happens. I'm a little worried about this bug.
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I should mention that this is an account created using the Facebook add-on and not a standard OCF user account. In the past I've never run into this. In fact I've usually changed the avatars because the Facebook avatar translates over with a very small image. So, before, I just chafed it to a larger version but now it has locked me our of my account.
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Upon further investigation I think my issue goes a lot deeper than just a change in an avatar. I've sent Chris Graham a private message regarding this problem.
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The avatar editing is a problem I accidentally introduced in my last fix, sorry about that.

Facebook looping must be something separate. I'm logged into a Facebook account and it's fine, and it shouldn't actually be possible for it to refresh forever because of how the Facebook addon is encoded.
It should first append refreshed_once=1
then append keep_refreshed_once=1
Then if it's still not logging in, it should stop trying.

Is it still happening now?


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No. Its not happening anymore. Thanks for your help. That was a weird one but everything seems to be working fine now.
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