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Old Jun 8 2008, 01:52 AM   #1
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White Any one have a great wayt to keep track of passcode.

I can some muti-task but take me long to do it. Being a new one to this site and track them is like geting stuck in hyperspace with no way out.
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Old Jun 8 2008, 03:49 AM   #2
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I'm not sure I follow... are you saying you have trouble remembering different passwords for different sites?
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Old Jun 8 2008, 04:49 AM   #3
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Doesn't your compy bring up a "remember password on this machine" box when you log on?

An alternative is to have different "roles" for each site; but just one really cryptic password for them all.
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It helps to construct a password that isn't too hard to remember. Take a word or short phrase that has particular meaning to you. Now change a few of the letters to symbols that correspond well to them (! for i, @ for a, etc). Now you have a complex password that's not too hard to remember.
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Or something that only you associate with the site or with your sn. That's what I tend to do when I don't rely on the remember password box.
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Old Jun 9 2008, 06:24 AM   #6
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I've used physical constants for uni passwords in the past until the system got wise to me this year, they were supposed to be random.

I don't have trouble with remembering things though.
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Old Jun 12 2008, 06:58 AM   #7
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Post Forum 101 FAQ new member or guest.

I no this may be an odd one but, I dislike saying this my memory blank out from try to keep track of differnt pass code and sites.

I think some like Forum 1o1 FAQ would be good idea. For any new or some rusty user.

Any one who would like to shepard a new member on trying to pick a Good ID-code

I just use an Idea from one of Anne's Book to help jog my memory.

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Old Jun 12 2008, 09:13 AM   #8
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This site does have a FAQ which helps teach those who are new to forums how things work.

As for remembering passwords, in addition to the advice given above, I suggest that you create one very basic password for use on all sites you have a membership at where top-level security isn't an issue. There's no need for a unique password for here, fanfiction.net, other forums you belong to, etc. Where you need unique, secure passwords are banking sites or anywhere else money is involved.

Also, for this forum, if you are logging on from the same computer all the time, and one that is not shared with anyone else that visits this site, then you should tick the "remember me" box when you log in. This will keep you logged in via a cookie so that you do not need to enter your password every time you visit.

Having an older member "shepherd" a new member as to the creation of a password is a royally bad idea. Your password should be secure from other members of the forum. You need to come up with it on your own, however difficult that may be for you. (Besides the fact that by the time you would join and ask for help, you've already had to create a password on your own.)
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This site does have a FAQ which helps teach those who are new to forums how things work.

As for remembering passwords, in addition to the advice given above, I suggest that you create one very basic password for use on all sites you have a membership at where top-level security isn't an issue. There's no need for a unique password for here, fanfiction.net, other forums you belong to, etc. Where you need unique, secure passwords are banking sites or anywhere else money is involved.

Also, for this forum, if you are logging on from the same computer all the time, and one that is not shared with anyone else that visits this site, then you should tick the "remember me" box when you log in. This will keep you logged in via a cookie so that you do not need to enter your password every time you visit.

Having an older member "shepherd" a new member as to the creation of a password is a royally bad idea. Your password should be secure from other members of the forum. You need to come up with it on your own, however difficult that may be for you. (Besides the fact that by the time you would join and ask for help, you've already had to create a password on your own.)
Thanks Webmaster and all. I thank you all for the great info on these forum and Cheryl thank you for responding to my Thread request.
When I was typing that I was try to read a story Pern AU I think it was Dragonsue. Who wrote I sorry my blank out agin when re-log in
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I think now I got it. But anyone who would like to post a message to can.
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Of course if you're desperate enough you can write down your passwords and then hide the list somewhere no one else can find it.
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Or tattoo them somewhere private...
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Old Jun 13 2008, 01:09 AM   #13
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Han nice idea but not good.
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Of course if you're desperate enough you can write down your passwords and then hide the list somewhere no one else can find it.
idea but my writing is hit and miss. I have low vision and only one eye is working try to do the work of two.

I am learning Braille reading but not at the where writing is good.:
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Sorry about dropping note one by one but I am sell new at this send to differnt people at the same time
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Verbally record your passwords on your i-pod/MP3.

Then you can play them back when you need to.
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Or better yety for Ginny, a BrailleNote once you're sure your Braille skills are good enough to write some simple words.
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Of course if you're desperate enough you can write down your passwords and then hide the list somewhere no one else can find it.
My mum did this - she stuck all her passwords on a piece of paper in the office safe.

This was a great idea, at least up until last weekend when the office got broken into and the safe got stolen...
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Verbally record your passwords on your i-pod/MP3.

Then you can play them back when you need to.
Or use a tape recorder and tapeplaer. I have a M3P player which Ijust pick it up. Read some of the infro eyes got too dry. Not and being busy.
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Or better yety for Ginny, a BrailleNote once you're sure your Braille skills are good enough to write some simple words.



I think that is good. I do have a Brialle slate/stylus thank to my other have he is trying to learn it to read the dots with you eye, he can see but his writting is like my hit and miss.

Also a braille slate/stylus is a person who has little or no sight take notes. It is like pen/ink/paper etc. to some who can see. You have to write the word backwards so read it come out right. Or use a braillewriter a typewriter like machine that put Braille on paper or other media.

A BrailleNote is a good idea but they all cost money.

I hope to get one ASAP when I have the money
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Verbally record your passwords on your i-pod/MP3.

Then you can play them back when you need to.
Please see note about tape and taperecords.

I am not sure yet If I can send more that one message to differnt member yet. Thank for all the helpful hits.
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