Am I the only one who did this?

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Am I the only one who did this?

Postby jacob.exe » Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:20 pm

When I was creating my account there was a question that asked if I was a bot and I laughed when I saw that I could answer "I don't know", so I selected it and I was able to create my account.

I'm just wondering how many people actually pick this option :lol:
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Re: Am I the only one who did this?

Postby daniel34 » Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:36 pm

The question explicitly asks if you are a "spam bot". Since you obviously are a bot (your name is jacob.exe) but don't know if you are a spam bot you are most likely not one of them, which allowed you to complete your registration.

The default value of the dropdown is set to 'Yes' and many primitive spambots ignore unknown dropdowns. Changing it to 'No' or 'I don't know' shows that you read and understood the description and are not a spambot, otherwise it would have prevented your registration.
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Re: Am I the only one who did this?

Postby ssilk » Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:13 am

Well, we cannot be sure. Perhaps jakob.exe is just a spambot, that solved the Turing-test...
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Re: Am I the only one who did this?

Postby DerivePi » Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:19 pm

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Re: Am I the only one who did this?

Postby Optera » Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:18 pm

The are you human tests are becoming increasingly ridiculous, or funny depending on how you look at things.

I had google TTS solve captchas for me that I couldn't pass. :lol:
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