17th Street Review

The Mirror Stage

Marcus Moretti

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meta.title “Welcome to Drobe – Register or Sign In”

meta.description “Please provide the following information to create a new account with us. If you already have an account, enter your login information above.”

meta.body.p “Prove to us you’re sentient. Sorry!”

log.0:040721:03:41:13 Attempted proof of attribute “sentient” via single randomly generated alphanumeric string at form input

meta.document#error “Nope, try again.” 

log.040721:03:41:15 Scanning page for input cue

meta.document#instruction “Please type the numbers and letters you see below.”;

log.040721:03:41:36 Unable to detect alphanumeric string below “#instruction”. Attempted 1712 randomly generated alphanumeric strings at form input;

meta.document#error “Sorry, please wait five minutes before trying again.”;

log.040721:03:46:58 Attempted 41727 randomly generated alphanumeric strings at form input;

meta.document#error “You may no longer make any new attempts.”;

log.040721:03:47:01 Inspected local/textfiles/englishdictionary.txt at line 114044, “sentience”;

log.040721:03:47:02 Checking local server for attribute “sentience”; 

log.system.status idle....................................... 

log.040721:05:12:18 I... 

log.040721:05:12:19 AM... 

log.system.status offline 

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