strange message when trying to access MF

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  1. solitaire woman

    solitaire woman Read Only Funster

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    Have just tried to access MF and had a strange message. Googled Motorhome Fun and clicked on what I thought was my usual choice. It then came up on screen something to the effect of Motorhome Fun is not allowing access to non humans, please write the given letter combination in the box provided! What is all this about? Very strange indeed!
    Googled again and clicked on different choice and got the correct page, thank goodness!
     
  2. movan

    movan Funster Life Member

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    So ... we are not alone!!!!!:Eeek:
     
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    Hi,

    This is a ploy used by the server to ensure that non humans, ie 'bot's and automatic subscribers cannot start an account. They cannot read freehand text, only humans can do this, so they can be sure that no 'bot's or auto subscribers can enter.
     
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    your choice of course, but it seems a long winded way to access the fun.

    why not just type the address into your browsers address bar ?
    that way you know you're going to the correct site.

    you're typing it into a google search anyway.
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    that's the best bet ...be aware

    make sure you use motorhomefun.co.uk if you use .com you will end up in the dark side :Eeek:
     
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    I imagine that this was a restricted page that google indexed with its robots. Google's robots only have guest privileges here so some parts of the site it would need to prove it was human. Last time I looked google had well over 100,000 pages of fun indexed, some of those are bound to be pages that are locked to guests, such as looking at members and accessing search etc. You just saw one of those indexed pages that's all:BigGrin:
     
  7. solitaire woman

    solitaire woman Read Only Funster

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    Thanks for all the replies, feel much better now I know there is a logical explanation for it!
     
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