When Captcha Text Goes Bad..
As all one of you who read my blog realize, I frequent digg. A lot! I also submit a lot of stories that I find interesting. One thing that has frustrated me to no end is their word verification hoop that you need to dive through in order to submit a story. I almost NEVER get the text right the first time. Sometimes it takes me 3 to 5 times typing in the text in order to get it right. It’s become almost like playing slots. You pull the handle and hope for the best. When you get it right, the payoff is good!
Here is an example of good captcha text as found on blogger:
So digg, if you’re listening, please fix the word verification scheme that you have because it’s hurting my eyes…
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