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from the Daily WTF: the ultimate captcha.
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Wouldn’t it just be easier to say, “Go away! Go away now!”
By the way, do you know if there’s any way I can enforce that CAPTCHA on my inbound email?
That’s terrible – hilarious in a sad sort of “I guess I just failed the ‘human test'” way.
It makes me wonder though IF one of the ways captchas are cracked is by character recognition of the picture or some sort of md5sum of the image. What if you were presented a picture with a couple phrases and asked to identify the one that’s second in the list…. or the third letter from the last entry.
I wonder if that could be used as a better captcha without many of us continually failing the human test?
You clearly don’t understand the real test. You have to click “I can’t read this” to pass for a human. The average bot, on the other hand, will stubbornly guess at random letters it thinks it sees in that image.
It makes sense once you know!
“if you were presented a picture with a couple phrases and asked to identify the one that’s second in the list”
So I have a 50% chance of getting it right…?
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