Reply to post: Re: Idiot password checkers

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

veti Silver badge

Re: Idiot password checkers

(unless they limit length too short)

Which they normally do. Honestly, what percentage of sites even allow you to have a password of more than 16 characters?

Worst of all, those that allow you to enter such a password, but silently truncate it without telling you. Then reject the full password when you enter it later.

I've learned to limit myself to 10 characters. Most places accept that. OK, it's not as secure as it could be, but like the old joke says: "I don't have to run faster than the bear, I just have to run faster than you". There are plenty of people way easier to hack than me, and that's what matters.

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