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    Default I'm neck deep in passwords

    I going absolutely with the number of passwords I have to remember.
    regular bank ATM pin
    C.U. bank ATM
    CC online pin
    online banking password X2
    security system code (actually had the alarm go off 2 weeks ago )
    work email
    main home email
    my home email
    personal home email
    FV logon
    homestead garden log on
    truck site logon
    #2 truck site log on
    payroll logon
    time card log on
    work prints logon
    AND those are just the ones I use on a regular basis!

    What happens when I'm 65 and start to lose my memory.. (more so than now )

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    soooooo not funny. I can't tell you how many times I have to get a password emailed to me because I forgot. I hate storing them in the computer for security reasons. So what do I do? Write them down and keep them near the computer. Real secure technique!

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    I pretty much use about three passwords for everything....that way I don't get confused.

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    I have 2 passwords that I use regularly. I do change them up by adding different numbers if I feel the need (for banking, etc.) I even have a hard time with that method occasionally, so can't imagine having a different pw for everything! LOL.

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    I pay everything online through the individual sites, not the bank billpay thingy so I have tons of passwords too. I bought a small address book that I keep in my desk drawer. All the sites are listed in alphabetical order under the right tabs. Easy peasy to flip through and find the right one. Now...if something happened to that book....well... it just wouldn't be pretty.

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    Check this program out.
    Its a password manager
    http://passwordsafe.sourceforge.net/

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    i have so many password's it's not even funny! lol
    so i use the same few, but with a few difference's. so i can guess several times and not get locked out!

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    LOL, me too. I have a little book that I have them all written in, or dh would never be able to get into anything.

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    I have mine written down... but in a secure location.

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    I have 1 pin, and 5 passwords that I rotate through (because work/some sites force me to change every so often). When I log into a site I haven't used in a while, I know I have a 1 in 5 chance of picking the right password. When I get in I change it to my current favorite so it'll be easier next time.

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    I use the same passwork for each account I have. I vary the last 4 numbers of it though, howeverr the last 4 numbers are a mix of some dates Ill not forget.

    Exmple:

    say the password is... cannon8791
    the last 4 numbers would be two birth years but changed up for each account.

    Now with online accts like FV and myspace and yahoo and so on, I will always use the same one.

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    I like to have fun with my passwords, using numbers and letters to spell something I am familiar with. For example...3 = E, 5 = S...that way I know that someone will have a hard time figuring out how I work! :-p Surprisingly, I find it hard to remember my pin code for my bank card which is only 4 numbers. Haha.

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    I keep my passwords written down in an address book that I keep near my computer. The only password that is kept entirely in my head is my banking password.

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    I would love to use the same password, but the rules are different on different sites, so I can't find one that work on all of them. And our work passwords (the main one, there are other ones for other systems) have complicated rules and must be changed at least every twenty-eight days, and can't be repeated for 12 (I think) times. Geez. You'd think I worked at Fort Knox! After every change I carry that one in my purse for a week or so! For the rest, I do the address book thing too.

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    I have a small rolodex that I keep all my passwords in. They are all pretty similar, but as you have said, different sites, different requirements. But the rolodex works best for me.

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