No wonder these captchas are so hard!

It goes on like this for hundreds of pages:

Previously, previously, previously.


Update, Aug 3: Wow, that was fast! They have already re-scanned the whole book. When I posted this, every page looked like the above.

Update 2: Now the glitched book is for sale!

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13 Responses:

  1. Dr. Eggroll says:

    They compensate them only in Irish coffee. However the robot force feeding is every twenty minutes.

  2. mentallill says:

    I'm pretty sure it says "Pyrotheologie" on page **) 2.

    Pyrotheology!

    (No, really, there isn't anything to add to that.)

    • mentallill says:

      Well, there is.

      It turns out that pyrotheology, and its extension to fountains in this book, is the 19th-century idea that staring at the random but pretty patterns of a fire will allow you to gain insight into secrets of the universe.

      $ yes `head -1 /dev/random`|sudon't passwd $USER; xscreensaver-command -lock
      Enter new UNIX password: Retype new UNIX password: passwd: password updated successfully

  3. piku says:

    Wow with books like this I wish I'd not bothered buying a Kindle. I am quite clearly missing out on some top quality reading material.

  4. Leonardo Herrera says:

    Is that a toe?

  5. Still doesn't explain the one I got that looked like a Japanese character of some kind. But I do still wish I had the time to try and find a way to input the complex equation it gave one time.

  6. As long as it's not blue.

    And, really, I'm surprised no one else made the House of Leaves ref already.

  7. Eugenio says:

    Is it fixed now? Was it page 21?