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Captcha @#$%%^&*

2012-07-10 11:31:19.088681+00 by andylyke 1 comments

Can anybody tell me some inside secret to Captcha? I've never managed to submit an acceptable response to one of their challenges. Just spent ten minutes and many profanities trying to get access to support at Western Digital.

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#Comment Re: made: 2012-07-10 12:17:45.240064+00 by: meuon

It just worked as intended, you left them alone.

I understand it's use in many many places, and for every one of them, there is a place where it is entirely stupid. I can hear the committee meeting discussion in my head:

The Boss: "Oh yeah, and we need those "Captcha" things on all the form submissions"

Web dude: "why?"

The Boss: "Because you gotta have them to be high tech, and everyone else has them".