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To defeat the machines we must think like a machine:

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    It teaches you what a parking meter looks like
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    what is parking meter, anyway?
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    @Lensflare

    It says to pick the photos with a parking meter.

    I did...it says I didn't...

    Presumably it thinks one of the mailboxes is a parking meter.
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    🖕🏻 Fuck you, Google.
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    @polv @wiki parking meter
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    @electrineer A parking meter is a device used to collect money in exchange for the right to park a vehicle in a particular place for a limited amount of time. Parking meters can be used by municipalities as a tool for enforcing their integrated on-street parking policy, usually related to their traffic and mobility management policies, but are also used for revenue.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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    ... and while we all think this is for protection against bots it's actually used for improving Googles image recognition algorithms.

    True story. And you just found a flaw in it.
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    @devdiddydog

    Maybe but I still had to pick a mailbox to proceed.

    Robot learning that it can just make something a parking meter....
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    I purposefully add one (or two if I can get away with it) extras just to pollute their dataset. I don't it doesn't do anything in the grand scheme but at least it doesn't help.

    Fuck google.
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    @junon Yeah I've found if you're 'kinda right' but wrong ... it doesn't hurt.

    Amusingly being accurate seems to be more likely to get situations like mine.
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    We don't have parking meters in India (I haven't seen one), But I know how it looks like.
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    I like the LinkedIn Captcha where you have to Rotate Animals to correct orientation, It's fun and serves the Purpose.
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