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I'm being prevented from adding anythi8ng to my guide entries

Post 1

paulh, scolding the squirrels in the park

Hi.

Ever since last night, I've been prevented from adding any new chapters to my guide entry "The Lost Isle of Arborvilla," which is the story I'm writing daily for an H2G2 journal-writing program. If this continues, I will not be able to ever write any more guide entries.

Every time I click on "enter," I am shunted to site wioth the ehading
One more step

Please complete the security check to access h2g2.com

which then refuses to accept my identification of the numbers or letters given. it's as if this was set up deliberately to thwart anyone who tried. Does this site really want to prevent new articles form being submitted?


I'm being prevented from adding anythi8ng to my guide entries

Post 2

Lanzababy - Guide Editor

Hi paulh,

Have you tried recently? If you're still having problems I'll flag it up for you. But the only way is to get past the Captcha if you can. Maybe it would be better to have each day's chapter as a single Entry? Then link them at the end?


I'm being prevented from adding anythi8ng to my guide entries

Post 3

paulh, scolding the squirrels in the park

I've just tried four consecutive times. I gave the right answer every time, but was told that it was incorrect.

The problem is with the site's software. Plus, after years of never having any problems, all of a sudden I can't get through no matter what I do.

This will undoubtedly happen every time I try to create a new entry or add to an existing one. I'm finished as far as contributing any entries.


I'm being prevented from adding anythi8ng to my guide entries

Post 4

Lanzababy - Guide Editor

I'm really sorry this is giving you a hard time. I don't know why it is proving hard for you to pass through.

The Captcha system is outside of our control, but I will ask NPL for advice.

In the meantime, I am pleased that you're adding to the story by putting each chapter into a journal. At least this way your audience of readers will be able to follow your progress. Good luck with the writing and don't lose heart. We'll find a solution.

smiley - ok


I'm being prevented from adding anythi8ng to my guide entries

Post 5

Pastey

Hi paulh, the content delivery network we use (Cloudflare) has had some issues recently that may have triggered this.

As Lanzababy says though, it's totally out of our control. We don't turn it on or even set the levels.

Have you tried getting it to sound out the characters it's asking to be entered? Although as it's out of our control I'm not even sure it can do that.


I'm being prevented from adding anythi8ng to my guide entries

Post 6

paulh, scolding the squirrels in the park

What do you mean by "sound out"? I clicked everything that seemed clickable. I left messages and never got any responses.

I can wait for things to clear up. I'm not in any great hurry, but it seems a shame to not have that option.

Thanks for your prompt attention.


I'm being prevented from adding anything to my guide entries

Post 7

Pastey

Sound out, as in talk the numbers. I believe it's what 2legs has to use.

The other option, is I *think* that the captcha only applies to the older skins. You could try using Pliny and seeing if that helps.


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