Does a web crawler see color?

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I want to hide some text on a page by making it black text on a black background... will a web crawler still "see" it? What about capitalization... does that matter?
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Hey - here are two links that may interest you:
- http://www.advertisingwebservice.com/....
- http://www.mysolutionspot.com/optimiz...

It's generally not advised to do this if you're trying to trick the spiders - they're cleverer than that!

Anyone else is welcome to jump in and comment on the issue!
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Excellent article, I read the whole thing......Twice
Both links have exactly the same article (word for word) Ha Ha
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Hilarious! Thanks for pointing out my attention deficit!
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No worries - Interesting article(s) though
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That article summed it all up. I adjusted my tactics accordingly. Thanks!