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Re: "exceeded maximum number of log in attempts"

Postby Gustav Aschenbach » Wed Dec 16, 2020 6:19 pm

Saim wrote:The answer is Carl, which means Harry's sister has a typically male name. I also found the sentence very hard to parse.

For me the only login riddle I never managed to solve was this one:

Group the following 8 words into two themes of 4 words each: Car, Hovercraft, Dinghy, Phone, Oar, Remote-Control, Calculator, Anchor:



Both must be something like a "programmer's joke".
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Re: "exceeded maximum number of log in attempts"

Postby rdearman » Wed Dec 16, 2020 11:25 pm

Gustav Aschenbach wrote:
Saim wrote:The answer is Carl, which means Harry's sister has a typically male name. I also found the sentence very hard to parse.

For me the only login riddle I never managed to solve was this one:

Group the following 8 words into two themes of 4 words each: Car, Hovercraft, Dinghy, Phone, Oar, Remote-Control, Calculator, Anchor:



Both must be something like a "programmer's joke".

Boats and electronics...
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Re: "exceeded maximum number of log in attempts"

Postby Saim » Thu Dec 17, 2020 7:18 am

rdearman wrote:
Gustav Aschenbach wrote:
Saim wrote:The answer is Carl, which means Harry's sister has a typically male name. I also found the sentence very hard to parse.

For me the only login riddle I never managed to solve was this one:

Group the following 8 words into two themes of 4 words each: Car, Hovercraft, Dinghy, Phone, Oar, Remote-Control, Calculator, Anchor:



Both must be something like a "programmer's joke".

Boats and electronics...


Boat stuff: dinghy, oar, anchor, ?
Electronics: remote control, calculator, phone, ?
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Re: "exceeded maximum number of log in attempts"

Postby Iversen » Thu Dec 17, 2020 2:05 pm

car: electronics?
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Re: "exceeded maximum number of log in attempts"

Postby rdearman » Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:19 pm

Iversen wrote:car: electronics?

The electronics are on this inside, just like the remote control and the calculator. You wouldn't buy a remote control with all the electronics and batteries on the outside. :lol:
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Re: "exceeded maximum number of log in attempts"

Postby Vordhosbn » Tue Aug 03, 2021 12:49 am

It doesn't make much sense to have this message display every time you log in, correctly, on the first attempt. If it's to prevent spammers, then the message should only display after a set number of login attempts has been exceeded, incorrectly.

I'm all for having Captcha as a login requirement, but it's senseless to require users to log in twice, every single time.
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Re: "exceeded maximum number of log in attempts"

Postby luke » Tue Aug 03, 2021 2:49 am

G. Maximus wrote:it's senseless to require users to log in twice, every single time.

I found the "keep me logged in" checkbox pretty much eliminates that issue. (by not having to login so frequently ;))
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Re: "exceeded maximum number of log in attempts"

Postby Eafonte » Tue Aug 31, 2021 1:41 am

luke wrote:
G. Maximus wrote:it's senseless to require users to log in twice, every single time.

I found the "keep me logged in" checkbox pretty much eliminates that issue. (by not having to login so frequently ;))


Where's this checkbox?
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Re: "exceeded maximum number of log in attempts"

Postby Iversen » Tue Aug 31, 2021 8:36 am

On the second login screen (the one with the riddle). An by the way, you can just type "x" twice in the first one - no matter what you use you will be seeing the page with the riddle. Howver the "remember me" checkbox will save you from seeing it so often.
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