Has anyone ever filled out an age verification form accurately? I’m well over the minimum age for anything these days, but I pick whatever year my wild mouse-clicking finger hits on when asked for my birthdate. If they pre-filled the month and year, all the better. This is a very common design pattern:
How course we all know that no child, no matter the age, would accurately fill out this form just to be denied access. So I would like to propose a new paradigm for this type of situation:
I dare you to find a more effective mechanism (legalities notwithstanding) that doesn’t negatively impact the 73% of the population that is old enough.