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Set $wgRateLimits['badcaptcha'] to counter bots
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Per , any captcha which can be guessed with 1 % probability or more is broken, because bots can retry infinitely. We are way over that, so it's important to reduce bot attempts.

However are captchas are also (or mostly) hard for humans, so we can't be too restrictive.

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Change 195886 had a related patch set uploaded (by Nemo bis):
Set $wgRateLimits['badcaptcha'] to counter bots

Aklapper triaged this task as Medium priority.Mar 11 2015, 5:58 PM

Change 195886 merged by jenkins-bot:
Set $wgRateLimits['badcaptcha'] to counter bots