• (nodebb)

    Taxis: repositioning displaced bones or organs by fristing on them.

  • Boris (unregistered)

    When books have BEST PRACTICE prominently on their cover, you know they mean SERIOUS ENTERPRISE BUSINESS. Don't look up ITIL if you're allergic to managerspeak...

  • 😈😭 (unregistered)

    What I find most disturbing is Björn's evil grin. What were you thinking, Björn? And what is "👍😢" supposed to mean?

  • GrammerGorilla (unregistered)

    TRWTF for the Microsoft Dynamics 365 one is that it's a Microsoft error dialogue with enough information for someone to investigate and solve the issue. Of course there's no-one to send it to, so it won't be solved, but still..

  • (nodebb)

    How can you definitively tell, without any more information, whether the car in the captcha is a taxi or not?

  • siciac (unregistered) in reply to Gurth

    Common sense, the thing a CAPTCHA is testing, dictates you don't need to know definitively.

  • an ominous mouse (unregistered)

    Is there another taxi in the reflection on the taxi's window?

  • daz (unregistered)

    When recaptcha escalates to this stage (which may or may not be due to any noticable reason like trying to access somewhere with Tor) I usually feel I'm trapped in some sort of Kafkaesque-Lynchian nightmare.

    Click all squares with a taxi/hydrant/whatever on this huge photo of a taxi/hydrant/whatever. Click all the slooooowly fading shops/cars/buses/bikes for a minute. Again please. Aaargh. Somebody wake me up.

  • Ulysses (unregistered)

    Ahaha, CNN is the fake-news gift that keeps on giving.

  • WTFGuy (unregistered)

    @Gurth: Just in case you're not an American: That color of car and that shape of rooftop signage is totally iconic of a traditional US licensed taxicab. As is having at least a phone number painted on the door.

    Admittedly the programmer in all of us immediately sees that this cultural info is suggestive rather than utterly definitive. But in any captcha how can we tell the scene is not a stage set o designed to be deliberately misleading to humans? We can't. We recognize the puzzle for what it is: hard for machines and easy for people once they agree to take the most straightforward and obvious interpretation of the images.

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