Okay, let's check some settings within Firefox.
Click on Tools
. Click on the Content
. I rarely have to have this enabled.
For the pictures: On the same Content
screen, make sure that there is a little check mark by Load Images
. If there isn't, click on the little white box to put one there. If there is a check by "for the originating website only," this will block all pictures not hosted directly on that site, such as many of the pictures on this