It has been a Captchas morning!!!

Its been one of those days
As those who read my blog on a regular basis I did have a post not to long ago about these DAM captchas that are used when you post a comment. After reading the post you may had gotten the idea that I was not really a fan of them....in fact I don't use them on my blog. I do get more spam now but I just delete them and move on. Well this weekend I have been trying to post a comment or two on blogs that use the captcha. For some reason I have not been able to crack the letter pattern. At first I thought it may had been my laptop and it being Linux and all......but not so. I have tried it on my XP OS, Mac OS and Windows 7 and on all the machines I am shut out from solving the captcha!!!!! Are the chaptcha gods raining their wrath down on me OR are others of you having troubles as well?? As a side note I thought maybe it was due to the fact my Linux OS was out of date and needed to upgrade. So I began the upgrade and for some reason Oliver my cat (for now anyway) walked across the keyboard. He must had "Pawed" in a keyboard combo and now I have to totally re-instal Linux and all the programs that were on the laptop are now gone.

Mike Weir, VE9KK, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from New Brunswick, Canada. Contact him at [email protected].

2 Responses to “It has been a Captchas morning!!!”

  • Jan DK3LJ:

    Mike, no worries, it happens to me too all the time. Sometimes I look around to see is someone has set me up on candid camera when I fail a captcha several times in a row. Recently I had one that requested me to copy Chinese symbols. How on earth am I supposed to do that? What is wrong with whoever develops these things??

  • Mike Ve3wdm:

    Good morning Jan, yes it would seem to me that more comments by “real” blogger’s are not posted due to frustration than computer Spam.

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