The Movie Database Support

I think the sign-up page is broken in Firefox. I try to sign up and just get an error saying "We failed to validate the captcha response. Want to try again?", but there is no captcha on the sign-up page. There are various Google captcha JS pages being loaded, and there is a captcha logo at the bottom right, with links to terms and conditions, but no actual captcha dialog. This is when using Firefox 66.0.3.

When signing up in Chrome (version 73.0.3683.103) the sign up page works fine (but again, has no captcha).

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Hey @monkeysppp, I just gave stock Firefox and Chrome a try and the captcha was displayed properly for both.

I have seen Google's captcha not work properly when a combination of ad blockers and/or privacy blockers (Ghostery, Privacy Badger, etc...) are installed. They seem to block part of Google captcha's scripts so not everything loads properly.

The other one I've seen (and was actually hit with personally) is for example, using my Eero's (wifi system) built in ad blocking. This also broke Google's captcha.

Yep, I've had a bit more of a play and it looks like it's "Adblock Plus" that blocks the captcha from showing in Firefox.

Ya, that's what I assumed. Happy to hear you figured it out.

I'll probably add a little note on the signup page that this could be an issue. I assume at some point in the past few months AdBlocks rules must have been updated to include it since this wasn't an issue when I first rolled it out many years ago.


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