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    A password containing 10 characters, 2 of which must be upper case, 2 lower case, 2 numbers, 2 special characters, and 2 which can be anything yields 4.1 trillion possible combinations. At the rate of 527,260 guesses per second, it would take a computer up to three months to guess your password.
     
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    Get a faster computer :)
     
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    AHEM:

     
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    ALERT! is there a QUOTE Doctor in the house? Not cool to change my quote... :(


























































    Somebody needs to learn to re-check replies for edits before they post ;)
     
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    Or you could just re-check your post before you reply... ;)
     
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    hmm... time to change the ol' password
     
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    Or I couldn't fat-finger the keyboard and hit 'submit' before I'm ready.. ;)
     
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    I don't know what you're complaining about...

    :laugh:
     
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    It might be easier to just remember it!
     
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    That's our passowrd policy around here.
     

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