Bug: Bot check responses that begin with a space (in General)

chernobyl December 13 2005 9:33 AM EST

If you answer a bot check, but accidentally submit an answer that begins with a space, you'll receive the same bot check image a second time. However, CB will count this as a "fail" and give you a new bot check behind the scenes without telling you! The result is, retyping the same word to pass the bot check you see gives you a "Sorry, two strikes and you're out" message and suspension.

AdminShade December 13 2005 9:34 AM EST

Just tried this, but it did give me a new second bot check...

chernobyl December 13 2005 9:41 AM EST

I paid the fine and attempted to reproduce this bug, and I couldn't. Must have been a fluke.

AdminG Beee December 13 2005 10:15 AM EST

I think it was more of a typo rather than a "fluke".

Your last four checks that failed...

9:41 AM EST bash       hash
9:40 AM EST elm         elm
9:26 AM EST loaf       cent
9:26 AM EST cent        cen

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] December 13 2005 10:25 AM EST

Ohhhhh... You can check failed bot checks! :D

I failed one recently for the first time in ages... Stupid non loading then not doing anything when I press enter but counting that and when I then click on go computer..... >_<

QBRanger December 13 2005 10:32 AM EST

I can understand 3 of the 4 but how the hell do you get cent from loaf?

Doc [girl power] December 13 2005 10:35 AM EST

Might have been the bottom word?


AdminShade December 13 2005 10:35 AM EST

He most likely just clicked or pressed enter 2 times after another while the first bot check was still loading, or had something messed up in his cache, making the first bot check appear again.

chernobyl December 13 2005 12:52 PM EST

"elm" was my test check. I got a new check after that and passed.
"cent" was my first failed check.
"loaf" was the check I never saw (my screen had the same, "cent" one)
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