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Captcha is impossible to solve, worse than anytime before [duplicate]

After pasting the answer from clipboard, I was welcomed with captcha to prove I'm a human. It wasn't as easy as I thought: Not correct words? Are you kidding? It seems people have some problems ...
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Did the anti-bot algorithm thresholds get tightened? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 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 ...
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reCaptcha trying to find out how far it can go? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The reCAPTCHA has become too difficult for humans to solve As of recently the reCaptcha system has gone crazy for me. I often even cannot read the word you have to enter ...
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0answers
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I am getting impossible captcha when trying to answer a question [duplicate]

I tried to answer this SO question and i keep getting impossible captcha like I can't see anything. Pls I am not a bot or script but this captchas I have been getting after refreshing are quite ...
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36answers
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Formatting Sandbox

Note: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye. As per Jeff's suggestion in this comment: You can use ...
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7answers
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I am not a robot!

Some days ago, the spam protection was turned up a notch. Unfortunately, it overshot the target by far. Now, as soon as I make two edits in close succession (which happens often – I’m sloppy), I am ...
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2answers
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Captcha on AREA 51 is too hard for a human to solve [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Today’s Captcha — wtf? Look at this Captcha I just got. Can someone turn down the difficulty of these..
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5answers
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Please stop asking me a captcha with over 500 reputation. I am human

I wonder how it is possible that Stack Overflow is still asking me to solve an unreadable CAPTCHA before I can post a question when I have more than five accounts on Stack Exchange, and I have more ...
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Can you please make the captcha easier for humans?

Hello, I am human, not a bot. Sometimes it is very hard for me to answer those captcha questions. Can you please use some other kind of question which would not require me to recognize letters? ...
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4answers
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Increase captcha threshold for post editing

It's a very common behavior to refine answers several times after submitting them. Most of the time, the refinement is just adding and removing several characters or words. You might notice some other ...
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4answers
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Do the captcha words get more difficult over time?

I read every page on the website, but it doesn't say anything about what I want to know, except this, which is peripherally related: Our service also includes IP address filtering and detection. If ...
36
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1answer
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Are captchas necessary for established users?

Currently, even high-reputation users, community moderators and (as far as I've heard) SE employees are confronted by captchas when they perfom actions in quick succession. That has become a ...
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Add a “do not ask canihaztehcodez questions” admonition to the FAQ

In the #dontask section of the faq there is a nice list of things people shouldn't ask. Can the item be added that SO is not for questions like: "I'm looking for a script" type of questions. I don't ...
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How to make the developers and moderators aware of a problem (which is already mentioned in an old duplicate)?

I have asked a question about the reCAPTCHA system going nuts (unreadable texts, both of them). That question became a discussion (see the comments) about whether I really should have created a new ...
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1answer
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Most of the times, I am unable to read the letters when asked to verify. Why do you have to make it so difficult? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Impossible Captcha with non-keyboard characters Why can't you make it easier on the eyes and show the words clearly, so that I can be able to read it without having to refresh ...

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