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    How does everyone here find a way to choose their password for online things like Facebook, Twitter, Email and other social media stuff?

    ¡I'm running out of ideas people!
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    I use my mother's maiden name and.... wait a minute...
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    Very important date and my favourite word at the time.

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    I make up words
    aint no password12345 good enough for me
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    the name of my year 3 class.
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    A lot of people just use the same password for everything, which is a terrible idea..

    I consider strong passwords to contain letters, numbers, symbols and a capital letter.
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    (Original post by CheeseIsVeg)
    I make up words
    aint no password12345 good enough for me
    How do you remember each one?
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    (Original post by the_malis)
    How do you remember each one?
    program called keypass2
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    I only use two passwords: For casual stuff, YOLO123 and for super-serious financial/personal stuff YOLO321.
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    I just use password for them all, as it's so obvious that no one will actually think to try and use it.
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    (Original post by CheeseIsVeg)
    program called keypass2
    I highly recommend keepass2. You only need to remember 1 password (master password) and you can auto-generate strong passwords.

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    I highly recommend keepass2. You only need to remember 1 password (master password) and you can auto-generate strong passwords.

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    How does everyone here find a way to choose their password for online things like Facebook, Twitter, Email and other social media stuff?

    ¡I'm running out of ideas people!
    Random alphanumeric generator. Or, sometimes, I use an entire sentence, chosen at random, from whatever book is closest to me.
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    I used to use the same one for everything but then I got really paranoid about someone hacking into all of my accounts so I just changed them all to random uppercase/lowercase/punctuation/number combos (I've had to write them all down though, so not the best idea)
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    The 'correct horse battery staple' method from XKCD 936. It's more secure than any other method and much easier to remember. There's sample frames of words with number ids assigned to them available on line, you can roll a dice to choose which words to use. Very cryptographically secure.
    I tend to go for 7-10 words of 3-6 characters each separated by spaces.
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    At the time of creating the password, I write how many seconds I've currently been alive in a combination of text and numbers.
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    i use variations of the same password, plus chrome remembers them for most sites
 
 
 
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