Everybody knows that it’s important to change your passwords every now and then. And I agree. God only knows that there’s bunch of hackers, spy-ware and just down-right thieves out there trying to steal your password and then everything ya got. The problem is, I got a shit-load of passwords. One for every account that requires one, and now a days, everything requires either a password, or pin number, or both. That’s a lotta useless information to keep in my ancient mind. Ya don’t wanna tape your list on the wall for fear it might get in the wrong hands and wipe ya out in one fell swoop. I kinda cheat and have one basic password with variations surrounded by numbers, Capitols letters characters and symbols such as the dollar $ign.
The other night I was trying to log-on to some TV account like Hulu or Netfix (got a shit-load of them too), and couldn’t get the exact password correct. I tried every variation I could remember (sure wished I had a list taped to the wall), and nothing. I was locked out after three attempts (they assume I’m a hacker instead of an old fart). I was getting pissed, and outta shear frustration yelled out “Fuck Me” I know…a lot of anger, impatience, with potty-mouth thrown in. This was getting ridiculous. Then I had a brief moment of clarity and came up with the perfect password which was both easy to remember expressed my feelings, was eight characters long with a capital letter, numeral and symbol: