New CAPTCHA

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Cap'n Refsmmat
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New CAPTCHA

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It looks like a new Captcha has finally been committed, and so I grabbed a snapshot to see how it looked.

Here are a few sample images:
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I have to say, it's rather hard to understand some of the images. It looks rather difficult for bots to read (especially the first one) but also rather difficult for me to read. What do you think? It's a step in the right direction, at least.

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It looks good.

Is the first one 2LMG4HQ ? The two at the front looks slightly too curvy, but, I don't think it can be anything else (apart from a backwards S), apart from that, I can understand it fine.
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Does the second start H4L or 4HL?

Edit: Or maybe even 4LH?

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Re: New CAPTCHA

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SamG wrote: Does the second start H4L or 4HL?

Edit: Or maybe even 4LH?
I think it's just left-to-right, so it's 4HL.

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Just a reminder that we think too that these are not really readable sometimes... but david is still working on it. ;)

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The new CAPTCHA is still under development. We are willing to listen to any suggestions that you guys feel that would make it better. Things like "make it more readable" are not responses that will help. Things like "The two at the front looks slightly too curvy" is way more helpful.

Also, the information for generating these images are right inside of one file. If you feel that you can come up with a better bitmap/vector, post it! If you find a better font, tell us!

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Of course, being "work in progress", the noise level setting, "high" is closer to "draconian". ;)
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Maybe it's a good addition to put some sort of key in the picture..?
Example wrote: key: Red
DSdwfrDSdSD3476F487tgG5f
Answer: DdD7

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Re: New CAPTCHA

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And what if i'm colourblind?

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Keys could also be "uppercase" (DDSDFG), "numeric" (34764875), "huge" (Sg), "italic" (Ff) etc. ;)

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