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    SG Enthusiast Think's Avatar
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    How many characters is your longest password

    How good is your memory retention when it comes to numbers, letters and character recall?

    Obviously not a memorable word but a mixed basket of stew.

    For example:

    uiotopwp45434@##

    I'm able to recall 10 at most, then I have to shut down and reboot
    got old



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    *giggle* vinnie's Avatar
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    Longest is 13, second longest is 10, next is 9, next two are 8... that's about it I think. All except one are mixed letters and numbers, only that one is breakable by a dictionary attack... but it's only used for little stuff like the net filter on the family computer.

    The rest I scatter between a variety of places
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    R.I.P. 2017-10-02 Joint Chiefs of Staff's Avatar
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    I had an old password that was 27 characters long (quite easy to remember too). Those were the days.

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    Between work and home I have waaaaaaaaaaaaay too many to make them too difficult to remember. 6 letters 1 number for me.

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    8, 6, and 5.

    The length doesn't matter so much as having a password with letters, numbers, and symbols.

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    router password (it's WAN accessible)...... 17, with numbers and letters.
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    no. no, No. NO, NO... NO! stevebakh's Avatar
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    15 digit random alpha-numerical


    hint hint... sometimes cd keys / product keys / serials can be useful. you're the only one who has that code

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    SG Enthusiast Think's Avatar
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    Originally posted by Joint Chiefs of Staff
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    26!

    What type memory food do you eat?
    got old



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    Too many to remember, but I believe the longest is 6

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    Edit.
    Last edited by fastspaz; 08-08-10 at 10:48 AM.

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    Either 4 or 8, marriage makes life complicated enough, don't need to rack my brain remembering passwords.
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    I isolate my computer and accounts with a fractal encryption code. It is highly unlikely that the Borg will be able to break it.

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    11 I think...

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    If I told you I'd have to kill you.
    Respect it.

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    Originally posted by Paft
    8, 6, and 5.

    The length doesn't matter so much
    That's not what "She" said!

    Kidding. Yes, I'm the same. Just mix in a character or two, a couple of numbers, and case sensitivity.
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    26...for WEP encryption on my wireless network.

    ...formerly the omnipotent UOD

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    i have a hard time remember things these days

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