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Could someone tell me what the site looks for to track bots? Here is my post...

I believe that because the Classical languages and times are intertwined, they should be in the same site. Notice that we don't have a site for Python, C, and Java, but one big site for all programming. I'm not suggesting a site for all languages, just that it makes sense to keep this group of languages together.

I'll admit that it's not all that good, but the page got redirected to the CAPTCHA page. Does it read the text and try to see if it is "regular" text?

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No, I'm almost positive that the CAPTCHA trigger has nothing to do with the content of your post. Chances are, you hit a rate limit, which put you into the "suspected bot" category. –  Cody Gray Mar 26 '12 at 19:51
    
For Area 51 there is discuss.area51.stackexchange.com, if the question is specific for Area 51. –  kiamlaluno Apr 1 '12 at 17:20

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The Establishment's comment is probably correct:

No, I'm almost positive that the CAPTCHA trigger has nothing to do with the content of your post. Chances are, you hit a rate limit, which put you into the "suspected bot" category.

The spam / captcha test is mostly based on how fast you post and not on the content (though we do look for some obvious spam flags in the content).

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Thanks! (fifteen) –  CoffeeRain Mar 26 '12 at 20:34

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