How to keep a kid from accessing a site: ask them what a VCR is used for

[Update 5-19-2022: Lawrence Tran emailed me and said: "My friend just sent me your post, and that's a picture from Tappity, a kids science app I created with my co-founder! Also, point taken about Googling! Since our core audience is under the age of 8, most of them can't read well or search…yet!"]

I'm not sure what app or website is using this parental verification method, but the answer is just a Google search away.

Parent Required Age check question:

What is a VCR used for?

  • Curing headaches
  • Keeping people safe
  • Playing video tapes
  • Heating up food