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> Delightful Wikipedia CAPTCHA, saying it out loud might be NSFW
WordBomb
post Fri 8th January 2010, 6:22pm
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Of course I'm not allowed to edit Wikipedia, but if I were, I might have recently been presented with this CAPTCHA image when saving an edit with external links.
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Gratuitous, yes. But I'll admit to laughing every time I look at it.

(By the way, I suspect it's supposed to be a combination of "heads" and "hits".)
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post Fri 8th January 2010, 7:00pm
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QUOTE(WordBomb @ Fri 8th January 2010, 6:22pm) *

Of course I'm not allowed to edit Wikipedia, but if I were, I might have recently been presented with this CAPTCHA image when saving an edit with external links.
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Gratuitous, yes. But I'll admit to laughing every time I look at it.

(By the way, I suspect it's supposed to be a combination of "heads" and "hits".)

From 2008:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Vil...word_in_captcha
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post Fri 8th January 2010, 7:06pm
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QUOTE(CharlotteWebb @ Fri 8th January 2010, 2:00pm) *

QUOTE(WordBomb @ Fri 8th January 2010, 6:22pm) *

Of course I'm not allowed to edit Wikipedia, but if I were, I might have recently been presented with this CAPTCHA image when saving an edit with external links.
Image
Gratuitous, yes. But I'll admit to laughing every time I look at it.

(By the way, I suspect it's supposed to be a combination of "heads" and "hits".)

From 2008:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Vil...word_in_captcha


The unthinking arrangement of words in random sequence is a fundamental value of Wikipedia. This accounts for most articles. If it is gratuitously offensive it is considered a bonus.
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post Fri 8th January 2010, 7:08pm
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QUOTE(GlassBeadGame @ Fri 8th January 2010, 3:06pm) *
The unthinking arrangement of words in random sequence is a fundamental value of Wikipedia. This accounts for most articles.
If I used emoticons, that hand-clapping one would go about here.
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post Fri 8th January 2010, 7:10pm
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QUOTE(CharlotteWebb @ Fri 8th January 2010, 7:00pm) *

QUOTE(WordBomb @ Fri 8th January 2010, 6:22pm) *

Of course I'm not allowed to edit Wikipedia, but if I were, I might have recently been presented with this CAPTCHA image when saving an edit with external links.
Image
Gratuitous, yes. But I'll admit to laughing every time I look at it.

(By the way, I suspect it's supposed to be a combination of "heads" and "hits".)

From 2008:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Vil...word_in_captcha


I'm just trying to decide which cabal are the "headshits".

Is it this lot or, more generically, this lot. Then again, it could be this lot - although they are probably the "overheadshits".
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post Fri 8th January 2010, 7:13pm
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QUOTE(CharlotteWebb @ Fri 8th January 2010, 12:00pm) *

QUOTE(WordBomb @ Fri 8th January 2010, 6:22pm) *

Of course I'm not allowed to edit Wikipedia, but if I were, I might have recently been presented with this CAPTCHA image when saving an edit with external links.
Image
Gratuitous, yes. But I'll admit to laughing every time I look at it.

(By the way, I suspect it's supposed to be a combination of "heads" and "hits".)

From 2008:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Vil...word_in_captcha
Odd...it's been 50 minutes since I posted that and Jon Awbrey has yet to comment...I hope he's ok.
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post Fri 8th January 2010, 7:24pm
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QUOTE(WordBomb @ Fri 8th January 2010, 2:13pm) *

Odd … it's been 50 minutes since I posted that and Jon Awbrey has yet to comment … I hope he's ok.


Been busy at my day job — I know you all think that Turing Testing is a bot's job, but Captcha is just another word for Cache with nothing to do …

OBTW, a really good use for Captcha Codes is when you have x-hausted yer høøman ∀ 2 høøman creativity for cooking up new sockpuppet names — just reverse the 2 words to get the password.

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