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Help please. Rapidshare's new captcha thing is impossible (worse than cats)

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Zenith

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Any suggestions? after studying it for a few minutes and highlighting the edges in paint I entered UMBK but apparently that was wrong.
 

LCGeek

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Zenith said:


Any suggestions? after studying it for a few minutes and highlighting the edges in paint I entered UMBK but apparently that was wrong.

I don't use rapidshare for their stupid security measures like this. I saw the cat thing and just stopped bother, but you say they have something even worse. At this point in life I've learned to expet things to get worse if they can with this being no exception.
 

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Half of the time when I go download stuff Rapidshare it's Happy Hour, which means you don't have to wait 2+ minutes to download and no security questions. I've found the new captcha to be much less obnoxious and easier to decipher than the cats though.
 

Zenith

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fixed the OP.

and you don't get infinite retries. after about 3 it says you have entered too many incorrect codes and will have to wait a few minutes.
 

DMczaf

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Instead of bans, lets just put that captcha on people's ability to post as a warning.
 

Suikoguy

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DMczaf said:
Instead of bans, lets just put that captcha on people's ability to post as a warning.
Yeah, the cats one
Cause you need an engineering degree and half and hour to figure them out.
 

dabig2

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Haha, guess you're just unlucky this time. The last couple times I've used rapidshares, these captchas have been pretty easy, more than those fucking cats at least.
 

aoi tsuki

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fistfulofmetal said:
This is why you wait until Happy Hour to download.
No, this is why you search for the same file on another service. Unless i happen to be downloading during happy hour, when i see the link goes to RS, i find the file elsewhere.
 

sky

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I understand why it's there, but this stuff is getting annoying. :lol
It's like the internet version of old-school copy protection on pc games - "Turn to page 14 of the manual, find the 5th word of the 2nd paragraph..."
 

PetriP-TNT

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The first one was UNBK.

Never had problems with the cats nor this new one, really.


edit: Seriously, what was so hard with the cats-one? The dogs and cats do not really look alike plus the last letter was always a cat, so that leaves just 3.
 
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aoi tsuki said:
No, this is why you search for the same file on another service. Unless i happen to be downloading during happy hour, when i see the link goes to RS, i find the file elsewhere.
Exactly. Fuck rapidshare...if they want to make downloading a hassle I'll take my clicks elsewhere.
 

GallonOMilk

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Yeah, the captchas suck, but it's not like they care. They just want to piss you off enough that you buy a premium account.
 

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At least I won't have to deal with this bullshit for a whole month. I got my 10000 rapidpoints and a free month of premium. Uploading lots of porn to 4chan will do that for you. I gonna download so much shit now. AHAHAHAHAHA
 

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aw noes no sox plox for the rapidshit rstards from 4chan. You might have to use any one of the hundreds of much better alternatives to rapidshare.
 

Nooreo

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what the fuck? they got a new securty image thing now? that looks like its meant to make you get pissed. i wouldn't bother if i were you. or wait till happy hour
 

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Pachinko said:
aw noes no sox plox for the rapidshit rstards from 4chan. You might have to use any one of the hundreds of much better alternatives to rapidshare.
The problem is that most of the time you don't get to pick and choose where you get your downloads from. Even if you use other sites it doesn't help at all if most other people don't.
 

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zoku88 said:
Whats this happy hour people are talking about?
Happy Hour just happens at specific times of the day where you don't have to do the usual 1-2 minute wait or captcha to download.
 
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