History PlayingWith / ThePassWordIsAlwaysSwordfish

25th Oct '17 3:55:45 AM MathsAngelicVersion
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** Bob's password is "". No, that's not a typo - his password really is the empty string. Alice just has to hit Enter to log in.



** Bob chooses a terrible password on purpose because he holds a serious grudge against someone who depends on the "secure" computer not to be accessed.



* '''Conversed''': 'Just once, can a movie villain have a secure password!'

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* '''Conversed''': 'Just "Just once, can a movie villain have a secure password!'password!"
6th Oct '17 5:26:06 AM MathsAngelicVersion
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** The password reminder is "2+2=?" and it isn't a distraction.

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** The password reminder is "2+2=?" "2+2=?", and it isn't a distraction.RedHerring.



** Bob writes his username and password on a sticky note. He then attaches it to his computer and never removes it.
** The computer is well known to come with the default password "trope". Bob never bothered to change it.



* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice tries "Charlie", which doesn't work. The password reminder says the password is "[=Charlie1=]", so Alice tries that, which doesn't work. The actual password is [="CharlieOne=]".

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice tries "Charlie", which doesn't work. The password reminder says the password is "[=Charlie1=]", so Alice tries that, which doesn't work.work either. The actual password is [="CharlieOne=]".



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???



** Alice accesses Bob's sensitive information and uses it to make his life a nightmare. Bob constantly blames himself for his misfortune because everything could have been avoided if he didn't choose the awful password.

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** Alice accesses Bob's sensitive information and uses it to make his life a nightmare. Bob constantly blames himself for his misfortune because everything could have been avoided if only he didn't choose the hadn't used that awful password.
2nd Jul '17 6:50:04 AM rdococ
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** The password is ''literally'' 'Swordfish'.
21st Dec '16 7:00:59 AM MisterApple
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* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice tries "Charlie", which doesn't work. The password reminder says the password is "Charlie1", so Alice tries that, which doesn't work. The actual password is [="CharlieOne=]".

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice tries "Charlie", which doesn't work. The password reminder says the password is "Charlie1", "[=Charlie1=]", so Alice tries that, which doesn't work. The actual password is [="CharlieOne=]".



* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Conversed''': ???'Just once, can a movie villain have a secure password!'
14th Sep '16 7:29:00 AM VPhantom
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'''Basic Trope''': Bob's secure computer has an obvious password, and Alice guesses it.

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'''Basic Trope''': Bob's A supposedly secure computer has an obvious password, and Alice guesses it.password which is easily guessed.
14th Sep '16 4:05:22 AM MathsAngelicVersion
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** Alice accesses Bob's profile and secret documents folder with ease, but finds a folder of recipes whose password she can't guess ansd assumes to be strong... but the password turns out to be "Fido", the name of Bob's dog.

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** Alice accesses Bob's profile and secret documents folder with ease, but finds a folder of recipes whose password she can't guess ansd and assumes to be it's strong... but the password turns out to be "Fido", the name of Bob's dog.dog.
** Alice accesses Bob's profile and his secret documents folder with ease, but finds a folder named "Recipes", which has an impenetrable password. The documents in the secret document folder turn out to be fake, and the ''real'' secrets lie in the intentionally mislabeled "Recipes" folder.
13th Sep '16 1:55:17 PM BunnyStar
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* '''Straight''': The password is the name of Bob's friend, "Charlie".

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* '''Straight''': The password is the name of Bob's best friend, "Charlie".
26th May '14 1:05:44 AM MathsAngelicVersion
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* '''Played For Laughs''': Bob switches passwords constantly, but everyone always manages to guess them.
* '''Played For Drama''': The bad passwords are supposed to protect someone's confidential information. Bob's use of obvious passwords shows how little he cares about others' sensitive information.

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* '''Played For Laughs''': Bob switches passwords constantly, but everyone always manages to guess them.
them. Not that it matters anyway, as all his "secret" documents only contain well-known info.
* '''Played For Drama''': Drama''':
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The bad passwords are supposed to protect someone's confidential information. Bob's use of obvious passwords shows how little he cares about others' sensitive information.information.
** Alice accesses Bob's sensitive information and uses it to make his life a nightmare. Bob constantly blames himself for his misfortune because everything could have been avoided if he didn't choose the awful password.
* '''Unparodied''':
** Alice tries "[=ILoveAlice=]", which works. It turns out that Bob's girlfriend is also named Alice.
** Alice accesses Bob's profile and secret documents folder with ease, but finds a folder of recipes whose password she can't guess ansd assumes to be strong... but the password turns out to be "Fido", the name of Bob's dog.
** The password hint says "The password is not 'Bob'". It's true, and the password is actually strong.
25th Jul '13 1:56:19 PM MathsAngelicVersion
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** Bob reads his password aloud while writing it.
18th Jul '13 12:05:00 PM MathsAngelicVersion
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* '''Defied''': Bob understands that choosing a strong password is vital for security and chooses a strong password.

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
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Bob understands that choosing a strong password is vital for security and chooses a strong password.
** Bob's computer can distinguish between weak and strong passwords, and forces Bob to choose a strong
password.
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