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I Always Forget Passwords

Whatever I do, I keep forgetting my passwords 543 People

    Keeping Passwords...

    i used to have problems with passwords until i bought this small journal and now i write all the pertinent info down: site addy, user name, password... i put down the info as soon as i am accepted... i hope this helps some of you. it really works for me... take care everyone
    MuscleDjinn MuscleDjinn 41-45, M Aug 16, 2007

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    I Do At Work. ...

    I do at work. I have about 4 - 5 different systems that allrequire passwords and the some of them require you to change the passwords every 30 days or so. I am always locking my self out of the systems! The IT department hates me!
    adbullington adbullington 31-35, F May 8, 2007

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    I swear, I've had to reset my passwords to

    almost everything each month ... kinda sad !! Lol .
    QueenieV QueenieV 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    My Computer Remembers ... But I Don't

    My computer always remembers my passwords, so whenever I am on a different computer I can't get on anything that requires a password because I have no idea what my password is. And the sad thing is I usually rotate variations of three different ones and I still can't figure it...
    cheerio25888 cheerio25888 16-18, F Jan 22, 2007

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    Where Do I Go to Change It....

    SO i'm having  SENIOR MOMENTS and I forget my password!!!  But how do I change it back to something I can remember...I have looked everywhere Please will someone tell me???....Yes I understand those who still cannot get into EP because after getting your password ,you...
    csan csan 61-65, F May 22, 2008

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    Not On Sites I Visit On a Regular..

    I basically have only 3 passwords for everything. So I just have to try all of the 3 passwords and one might be the right one. It just becomes troublesome when I've forgotten the username too. Because then I have no idea whatsoever. I think I have like 3 accounts on some sites...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 30, 2008

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    What Was It Again?

    I hate passwords, I really do! If I don't use the same one on everything.........forget, I am done for!  
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F 5 Responses May 22, 2008

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    I Try to Alternate Between 3, ...

    I try to alternate between 3, but yah sometimes I forget
    NOBLE83 NOBLE83 21-25, F May 7, 2007

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    I hate passwords cuz i always always end up

    changing them because i forgot
    dammetmike dammetmike 22-25, M Mar 14, 2014

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    I have passwords that would feel the bible.

    I have just started using the same one that I use for my journal entries with everything else, most of the time it works, with having to add a capatial letter or a number after it but ti works for me.
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M Mar 18, 2014

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    I Forgot My Password.....

    Hi, I will probably not be the only one that keeps forgetting her password... but maybe I am the only one that had benefit from doing that.... After calling him about 100 times, the guy at our helpdesk asked me out. He thought that I only called because i wanted to talk with...
    linda linda 21-25, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2006

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    I Make Them Pretty Easy To Rem...

    I make them pretty easy to remember.
    sondosia sondosia 18-21, F Jan 6, 2007

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    Always

    always try to keep similar ones but inevitably i will always forget them
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 17, 2008

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    Annoying

    I get so mad sometimes! I figured out a system though so I have it all figured out....as long as I can remember which one goes to which account...
    blackcat blackcat 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2007

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    Passwords, Well, Hmm, Touch Su...

    Passwords, well, hmm, touch subject here! LOL  I can never remember 1 password to the next - and they all have to be different for our own protection!  Wow, I get them all confused, and then what really sucks is when you have to keep changing passwords all the time...
    Cheleanne Cheleanne 66-70, F Aug 17, 2007

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    Yes

    i always forget passwords, if they're different for every account i have.  so i have the same password for every account LOL
    NikilovesMarcel NikilovesMarcel 70+ Feb 4, 2008

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    My Work Passwords Always Forgotten First

    I have to change some of them all the time because I forget.  Those are the ones I use less often. Its a pain to keep up.  Mostly I try to keep them all the same but there is a few that are smart and do not allow the same one, but I have tricked it by making that one...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F Feb 18, 2008

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    OOPS

    I always forget my passwords! I try to make them easy to remember but I always use the wrong passwords for the wrong thing, I've even had to abandon a few email accounts because of it, and had to rejoin sites... it's so frustrating!
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2008

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    I Wonder Why

    GEE maybe because I have about a million different programs and the ones at work don't let you repeat. Not to mention that there are those that are all numeric and those that are alpha numeric or a symbol. Of course my favorite mix up is when I run into work and punch in my ATM...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Feb 28, 2008

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    Rubbish With Them!

    i cant hav too many passwords and also i cant have random letters and numbers cos i'll just forget them, so i stick to words that i'll remember, also i dont have many atall, cos i know i'll forget them.
    sezy sezy 16-17, F Aug 20, 2007

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    Usually I Do, So I Try To Keep...

    Usually I do, so I try to keep only 3 different passwords that I use.
    SnoBunny SnoBunny 16-18, F Jan 6, 2007

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    Passwords?!

    i too forget my passwords- my problem is that i have a different password for each thing that i need a passwod for  ... i bring it on myself   lol  
    iriseyes iriseyes 21-25, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2006

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    I Always Use the Same One

    I only have 2 passwords that I use, and that's because I know I will forget them if I have too many. The only problem with that is, if someone guesses one of the passwords right, then they could probably get into half of the things that I use, so I just make sure I don't tell...
    summerdreamz summerdreamz 16-18, F Aug 18, 2007

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    Finally figured out my password

    and username to my account! I forget them an I had to make another one! Uh waste of my time making another one! 😒
    maddielovesyou maddielovesyou 16-17, F Feb 19, 2014

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    I Finally Had to Get An Address Book

    I write my passwords in it.  I change them often.  The sites are in alphabetical order so my passwords aren't hard to lookup. 
    moxiesurvivor moxiesurvivor 66-70, F 4 Responses Jul 12, 2007

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    Why Do They Expire

    What I dont understand is why all of the passwords at my job expire in like 3 week spans, but never at the same time? So then I end up changing one password so that is different than all the others I use, and when I finally need to use that application I dont remember if it was...
    WunderWoman WunderWoman 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2006

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    If I Don't Write It Down

    Its so easy to forgot something if I don't have it in the forefront of my mind. For example, when i change a password and then fail to write it down. Especially if its something really outlandish. I mean there are so many sites that I have passwords on that I've fogotten because...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 14, 2011

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    I Have One Really Good One Tha...

    I have one really good one that I use for everything. It never fails me and I never forget it.
    DharmaG DharmaG 46-50, F May 8, 2007

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    I ALWAYS forget passwords!

    I try to make them all the same, that way I can just remember one of them, but half the time, if I don't write it down, I'll forget what the password is, so I have a little notebook on my desk that tells me what my passwords are.
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Mar 13, 2014

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    A List...

    Ihafta keep one of usernames and passwords...Everyplace uses them now...some sites, I understand the need for them, but others seem foolish...like recipe sites...or to read news online...or the Jelly Belly site...
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F Aug 6, 2008

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    WTF Was That Password Again?

    Sometimes I will try like 10 diff passwords and I still can't figure out the one I used. Usually that's a sign that it wasn't one I made up, and password retrieval is very useful in that instance.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Jul 7, 2008

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    Yep

    That's why I have it filled in for me automatically by my computer, but if that's down than basically I'm screwed.
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 36-40, M 1 Response May 17, 2008

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    I always start with the best of intentions!

    Yes. I have a notebook,with all my passswords I'm on my sixth notebook,and finding the ones in the others seems impossible.A phone number,a doodle,some reminder to self all surround the vital password.And then theres the password,itself,using the same password is frowned upon...
    wonderingirl45 wonderingirl45 36-40, F Feb 3

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    Why!?

    Sometimes I forget my passwords because I can't always use the same one (for some sites it too long, or too short, ..) and I hate it because I NEED a unique password ç___ç Aaaah give me a unique password!!!    
    Vaiolet Vaiolet 18-21, F Mar 17, 2008

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    Light Reaches Me!

    I've lost many accounts and blogs due to this, unfortunate, thing. I rack my brains for a while then give up, it's fortunate I've got most of my passwords now set up on this computer now, sigh, a light is emerging at the end of the tunnel!!
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2007

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