John will be here shortly to tell you more preciisely how slowly the avatar approving mill grinds. The question is not answered in the video tutorial here, as you may have found out:
John, or Jochem or some other Community Professional will be here shortly to tell, hopefully more detailed than this:
Hello, there is currently no pending avatar in my moderation queue... Could you try to resubmit one?
Here is the ACP faq: http://www.adobe.com/communities/professionals/faq.html to know about the program. Several of them have moderation power in here, but there are some moderators without the ACP title.
They might be down for revision. I get a message that they are being updated to reflect the new look and operation of the forums.
I'm not allowed to view the first link - http://forums.adobe.com/docs/DOC-1021