Re: RGBI to VGA adapters?

From: Anders Carlsson <>
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2010 13:32:49 +0100
Message-ID: <015c01cba1d4$589612c0$>
silverdr wrote:

> Wouldn't it be a) more efficient and b) potential users friendly if  you 
> put even a simple captcha instead of rejecting IP ranges?

If one decides to use a captcha, make sure it is a non-standard one. I have 
come to understand that the open sourced, standard captchas involving 
scrambled graphics and such can be cracked or at least the spammers have 
people to help them bypass them.

Instead I'd suggest a control question like this one:

"How do you usually abbreviate the Commodore Onehundredandtwentyeight in 
four characters?"

I added a such trivial control question to a site of mine in 2006, and to 
this day zero spammers have managed to bypass it! That site had at least 
20-50 spam entries every day before the check. Certainly anyone who has two 
brain cells and reads English could crack that control question too, but it 
seems spammers are not prepared to make that much effort.

Best regards

Anders Carlsson

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