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7th Nov '17 4:59:36 AM NanoMoose
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** A variation on the joke has the user attempting to reset their password after forgetting it, typing in curses out of frustration at arcane security requirements, and being sternly informed a previous password cannot be reused. (Or, in more optimistic variations, the password cursing doesn't need to be reset.)

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** A variation on the joke has the user attempting to reset their password after forgetting it, typing in curses out of frustration at arcane security requirements, and being sternly informed a previous password passwords cannot be reused. (Or, in more optimistic variations, the password cursing doesn't need to be reset.)
7th Nov '17 4:58:44 AM NanoMoose
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* In the same vein, the joke with a computer being extremely picky with the allowed passwords [[TruthInTelevision (use of blanks, special characters, caps, length etc.)]]. The poor user goes berzerk with an overlong profanity as suggested password. Result: "Sorry, this password is already taken." (This is an amazingly bad security practice -all you've got to do is try that password with each username 'til you get lucky- but [[RealityIsUnrealistic occasionally shows up in real life]].)

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* In the same vein, the joke with a computer being extremely picky with the allowed passwords [[TruthInTelevision (use of blanks, special characters, caps, length etc.)]]. The poor user goes berzerk with an overlong profanity berserk and types in a string of obscenities as suggested password. Result: "Sorry, this password is already taken." (This (Telling your users another user has the same password is an amazingly bad security practice -all terrible security, incidentally -- all you've got to do is try that password with each username 'til you get lucky- lucky -- but [[RealityIsUnrealistic occasionally shows up it's happened]].)
** A variation on the joke has the user attempting to reset their password after forgetting it, typing
in real life]].curses out of frustration at arcane security requirements, and being sternly informed a previous password cannot be reused. (Or, in more optimistic variations, the password cursing doesn't need to be reset.)
21st Oct '17 1:05:39 AM Piterpicher
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* An episode of ''MyGymPartnersAMonkey'' reveals that Principal Pixiefrog's password is "pollywogadoodle24".

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* An episode of ''MyGymPartnersAMonkey'' ''WesternAnimation/MyGymPartnersAMonkey'' reveals that Principal Pixiefrog's password is "pollywogadoodle24".
10th Sep '17 11:26:27 AM nombretomado
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* Annoy the ''BastardOperatorFromHell'' by forgetting your password once too often and he will 1) change it to something embarrassing or insulting and 2) take away your ability to change it again.

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* Annoy the ''BastardOperatorFromHell'' ''Literature/BastardOperatorFromHell'' by forgetting your password once too often and he will 1) change it to something embarrassing or insulting and 2) take away your ability to change it again.
13th Jul '17 10:05:06 PM Teenlyokofan7777
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* In ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'', the password for Jeremie's laptop is "Big Fat Cheese-Head". (Aelita claims it's a [[NoodleIncident personal joke between her and Jeremie]].)

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* In ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'', the password code for Jeremie's laptop the self-virtualization into the Mountain Sector is "Big Fat Cheese-Head". (Aelita claims it's a [[NoodleIncident personal joke between her and Jeremie]].)
28th May '17 1:31:52 PM Theatre_Maven_3695
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14th Jun '16 4:06:03 PM Antigone3
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* At one point in the [[Literature/HonorHarrington Honorverse]] story ''Fanatic'', Victor Cachat needs to give another character the passwords to some encrypted files. One of those passwords is "shakehertail", and everyone present finds out that a State Security Captain ''can'' blush.
30th May '16 7:41:12 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* One episode of ''{{Seinfeld}}'' centers around the reveal of George's ATM password, "Bosco". George is ashamed at how much this shows his adoration for the chocolate syrup brand.

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* One episode of ''{{Seinfeld}}'' ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' centers around the reveal of George's ATM password, "Bosco". George is ashamed at how much this shows his adoration for the chocolate syrup brand.
9th Mar '16 10:05:55 AM Hossmeister
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* An episode of ''BeavisAndButtHead'' had someone who didn't realize they had an embarrassing ATM password. A pro basketball player accidentally left his card in the machine (he tried to make it look like he had been mugged) and when our boys showed up, Beavis decided to type in a rude word just for fun. It turned out "balls" was the pro's password.

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* An episode of ''BeavisAndButtHead'' ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' had someone who didn't realize they had an embarrassing ATM password. A pro basketball player accidentally left his card in the machine (he tried to make it look like he had been mugged) and when our boys showed up, Beavis decided to type in a rude word just for fun. It turned out "balls" was the pro's password.
12th Aug '15 7:26:22 AM Jake
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* In the same vein, the joke with a computer being extremely picky with the allowed passwords [[TruthInTelevision (use of blanks, special characters, caps, length etc.)]]. The poor user goes berzerk with an overlong profanity as suggested password. Result: "Sorry, this password is already taken."

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* In the same vein, the joke with a computer being extremely picky with the allowed passwords [[TruthInTelevision (use of blanks, special characters, caps, length etc.)]]. The poor user goes berzerk with an overlong profanity as suggested password. Result: "Sorry, this password is already taken."" (This is an amazingly bad security practice -all you've got to do is try that password with each username 'til you get lucky- but [[RealityIsUnrealistic occasionally shows up in real life]].)
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