Wow... never occurred to me we might not be seeing the same things. My apologies to all. Thanks to Curtis and the Admin dude for steering me straight.
Oh drat!, OK.
Thanks for all the help guys, I appreciate your time on such a silly issue. I was confused by the statement on the "Personalizing your Profile page" which states: "Choose from the standard set of images we provide, or, once you've reached the appropriate community rank, choose a custom avatar from your uploaded images (available to Contributor and higher levels mentioned above)."
Robot arm it is, for now.
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