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'Password rules are bullsh*t!' Stackoverflow Jeff's rage overflows

Adrian 4 Silver badge

Re: I believe...

Easy. When you create the account on bloggs.com, it attempts to use your newly-entered account details at jones.com. If it succeeds, you used the same details.

But most of these sites just need to get over themselves. We don't need a password for a random forum. Just a username that's not the same as the display name.

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