ChatGPT requires completion of puzzle before signing in

Now that there is a “no sign-in” version of ChatGPT, I found myself with the free version where I must sign-in, obviously to view my chat history and customizations, I am plagued with the annoyance of having to complete the puzzle.

The hand puzzles are fairly straightforward, but the other ones are not. I have no idea how to complete them.

Furthermore, it seems to me that ChatGPT insists on tracking you and leaving cookies in your browser. If you have any extensions or work in incognito mode, you’ll be prompted to complete the puzzle.

I have replicated the issue with different browsers on a Windows PC. This is clearly a cookie/tracking issue where it used to occur occasionally, but now it’s constant.