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The reCAPTCHA has become too difficult for humans to solve
I am not a robot!

Just wondering because those captchas are starting to get on my nerves and I don't recall there being that many in the past. I do not particularly enjoy being trolled by the site for improving questions via quick and small edits.

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    Ha, so I'm not the only one? They do seem to have gotten far more frequent these last few days.
    – Bart
    Aug 10, 2012 at 20:26
  • Yep, me too. Seems like something got tweaked a little. Aug 10, 2012 at 20:28
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    I've definitely noticed an increase in the number of captchas in the past two weeks or so. Aug 10, 2012 at 20:29
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    If you would stop editing those "discount shoes" links in, maybe the captchas would relax a bit.
    – jonsca
    Aug 10, 2012 at 20:29
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    Surely Discount Gucci Handbags are just fine....
    – Bart
    Aug 10, 2012 at 20:32
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    @jonsca Discount shoes? Was not dishes? Uhmmm… This is the second time I misread something I read. Is it time I change my eyeglasses?
    – apaderno
    Aug 10, 2012 at 20:34
  • @kiamlaluno So, yes ;)
    – jonsca
    Aug 10, 2012 at 20:40
  • Stop using bots to edit questions for you and you'll likely see less captchas.
    – Servy
    Aug 10, 2012 at 21:08
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    <insert obligatory "nice try, robot" comment here>
    – user149432
    Aug 10, 2012 at 21:14
  • Have you been using the new review feature? I've noticed this, too, but only when I'm reviewing posts — a process that allows me to view/edit/flag a lot more posts in a shorter period of time.
    – user164291
    Aug 10, 2012 at 22:40
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    @BradMace: Closely related, but not a dupe, since the primary issue here is not the difficulty of the CAPTCHA itself, but the frequency with which it's hit.
    – jscs
    Aug 14, 2012 at 13:54


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