Reply to post: Re: Idiot password checkers

Either my name, my password or my soul is invalid – but which?

Robert Carnegie Silver badge

Re: Idiot password checkers

For a password to remember, and easy to type: 6 random distinct consonants, then 2 numerals. I usually grab 20 letters https://www.random.org/strings/?num=1&len=20&upperalpha=on&unique=off&format=html&rnd=new - shuffle at random and pick out letters that fit e.g. Robert Carnegie -> Rbtcng95 (I don't actually use my name for this). That's the password, but to remember it, pick words that represent 5 or 6 of the letters. I find that after a few days, remembering the words e.g."Robot carnage" (possibly my name spell checked) brings up the letters and the numbers as well.

An online password checker spotted that "Fiqbly45" contains a given name (Bly) and a dictionary word (Fiq with a Q, evidently), it must be a fiend at Scrabble.

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