moderated Re: capsha

paul lemm



Not Sure if you already knew this, but most modern audio Capsha’s these days when in the edit field where you type your answer, you can replay the audio again by simply pressing CTRL on your keyboard, this comes in really handy if you don’t get  the capsha first time and need to listen to the audio capsha a few times, just press ctrl each time you want to hear it played again. Hopefully this is easier than having to find the play button each time or having to record the capsha on a separate digital recorder to replay the audio capsha.


Paul Lemert the audio recording if not it might save the hassle of having to record the audio capsha on a digital recorder each time,  but most modern audio capsha’s these days, when in the  edit field where you


From: <> On Behalf Of James Bentley
Sent: 25 April 2021 09:52
Subject: Re: capsha


I record the stupid things with a hand held digital recorder.  My hearing isn’t the best.  Sometimes, I have to play the recording back 2 or 3 times before I get it right.  The recording seems to take the stress out of the situation.


All stay safe,


James B 


From: <> On Behalf Of Angel
Sent: Sunday, April 25, 2021 2:03 AM
Subject: Re: capsha


I find listening to audio captias using headphones is the best way to understand them.  I have never gone  wrong using headphones.  When working on my computer. 


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From: Randy Barnett
Sent: Saturday, April 24, 2021 11:03 PM
Subject: Re: capsha


I read your entire post completely. And responded to exactly what you said. You said the days of captures that were just words were long gone and that's not true and you also said they now have alternatives for that make them accessible and that is also not true because have to time you can't understand what they're saying or such a strange combination of words by the time you type it in it's wrong so I responded to everything you said correctly.

Randy Barnett

On Apr 24, 2021, at 12:47 PM, Brian Vogel <britechguy@...> wrote:

On Sat, Apr 24, 2021 at 03:08 PM, Randy Barnett wrote:

And their capture is totally in accessible there was absolutely no way for a blind person to do it.

Randy, it would be really helpful if you actually bothered to read what I wrote, and respond to that, rather than doing what you do.

I said, and I quote, "a lot have audio challenges and other options to make them accessible if they are visually based."  That doesn't say or imply all.

And, by the way, even with mild high frequency hearing loss I am, without looking at the screen (which is what you so often demand), able to solve the vast majority of audio challenges.  I have to deal with more background noise and garbling in real life than these things generally present.  There is the occasional one that's awful, and when that's the case I suggest activating the control that gives you an alternative challenge.  That's something else that most captchas have had as an option for many years now, too.

There is no perfect system, and since computers cannot easily produce any sensory output other than auditory or visual, with a tiny bit of tactile/haptic thrown in, I imagine that security challenges will remain primarily visual and/or auditory.

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042  

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