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I use a generic CSS class which has display: none; in it. If the bot fetches the CSS and reads the class definition, he deserves all my kudos.
No, CAPTCHA is not user friendly. There was an extensive research regarding CAPTCHAs usability and effectively, CAPTCHAs including reCAPTCHA, logic questions, image recognition, and even friend recognition (take a look at this ridiculous stuff). So what is the perfect CAPTCHA? None. None of them meet all of the requirement for user experience, each of ...
Is not friendly at all. I hate filling those image captchas. In addition to PatomaS answer, I always try to use something that a visual impair person can easly answer, like an addition. Take a look at this non-visual captcha, can give you more ideas.
No it's not. But you have alternatives to captchas that are a bit better, check this article Top 10 Really User Friendly Captchas. There are other options, but in that post, you may fined a few good ideas.
What is the site about? That might make a difference. I think in general, something like "For your security, please enter the text you see in the box below" could work, although really, it's not for their security at all. Maybe just say "Please enter the words you see into the box below." Sometimes giving too much explanation will confuse people more than ...
I think what ever you pick for the CAPTCHA prompt, what works best are those prompts that explicitly ask the user to do a task ("Please enter the following text in the box below:") instead of those that explain to the user what CAPTCHA is for ("Are you human?" or "Security Check:"). On our site, which also has an older audience, we use: "For your security, ...
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