Talk:233: A New CAPTCHA Approach

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Both of those fail against autistic people (and people who have diseases similar to autism, one example being FG syndrome). Greyson (talk) 17:49, 24 January 2014 (UTC)

Or, y'know, people who haven't seen the movie/episode. --Alex (talk) 21:09, 28 April 2014 (UTC)
Not really. It depends more on what type of person they are, less on what conditions they have. Beanie (talk) 10:46, 19 March 2021 (UTC)

Not exactly, because kids with autistic-spectrum disorders can be more sensitive. The only pop-culture example I can think of is Sheldon Cooper's sadness when he learned of Professor Proton's passing. 108.162.249.240 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Can confirm. Beanie (talk) 10:46, 19 March 2021 (UTC)

A better example would be the dog in I Am Legend. Also, the text for the question and for the answers would both have to be distorted slightly. 173.245.50.87 06:02, 11 September 2015 (UTC)

The obvious alusion is Deckard's empathy test on Leon in Blade Runner to determine whether he is human. 108.162.229.30 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

You know it was from Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Phillip K. Dick first, right? The movie was based on that. 108.162.218.166 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

I don't remember crying to that scene when I was younger. I do- I mean, did cry when Optimus Prime died in the '87 Transformers movie though. -Pennpenn 108.162.249.225 04:25, 26 January 2015 (UTC)

The funniest thing is the Infosphere does use Fry's dog as a captcha like this. Hutc 141.101.98.193 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

This seems to be an allusion to the Voight-Kampff test in the movie Blade Runner. The test is used to distinguish humans from 'Replicas' (artificial humans) by asking questions designed to elicit an emotional response, and then monitoring biological metrics in the respondent. The idea being that replicas would be unable to maintain a convincing fakery against such a systematized methodology. Mountain Hikes (talk) 01:55, 25 September 2015 (UTC)

:It's "Replicants", not "Replicas". --The Cat Lady (talk) 10:36, 13 August 2021 (UTC)

Am I the only one who didn't cry with that episode with Fry's dog? I mean it was sad but I didn't cry. On top of that one of the movies makes that scene a LOT less sad.

I suppose I'm just a cold, heartless satellite. Fry's dog may work on spambots but not satellites. International Space Station (talk) 15:35, 22 April 2016 (UTC)

I never really cry in movies because I know that they are fake. most of the time.