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One of the More Interesting CAPTCHAs - (Are you trying to tell us something?)

Search-Engines-Web.com [PersonRank 10]

Monday, March 5, 2007
17 years ago2,734 views

http://img2.freeimagehosting.net/uploads/5ddad1d854.gif

Huh?!

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=fruck

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

I spotted that on Matt Cutts' blog:
http://img138.imageshack.us/img138/8674/prfanay9.jpg
Page Rank Fan yeahhh

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

here's one I spotted:
[ http://picasaweb.google.com/mrrix32/OtherPictures/photo#4993578147708665874]

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Why can't we have Captchas that urge you to click on the "hottest woman/ man shown"? You wouldn't always get it right but that's the same problem with all the other captchas. The only difference would be that this would be some fun at least! :)

Roger Browne [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Philipp, the problem with "click-on-the-hottie" captchas is that it only allows for, say, ten choices. A five-character alphabetic captcha allows for 26^5 choices (11881376).

You would need five rows, with 26 hotties in each row, to equal a five-character captcha.

/pd [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

why not just use pictures of oppoisite ?? like click on the dog /cat ? man/women – Sun /moon ..type of pics ??

single click and no amount of image recognation will be able to cheat such a system and its easy for a user too.. just a single click which requires hardly any IQ functionlity!!

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

> Philipp, the problem with "click-on-the-hottie" captchas
> is that it only allows for, say, ten choices

Yeah... I was only half serious, though one could include a large picture with lots of hotties, say 70 faces on a 500x400 pixel image, for not-so-strong captchas :)

Niraj Sanghvi [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Speaking of captchas, I recently found this cool article on ways to prevent comment spam without causing your users to have to use a captcha. I tried a couple of the things mentioned and found it to be surprisingly effective:

http://nedbatchelder.com/text/stopbots.html

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