It was hard enough to remember the combination on my bike padlock. Now in the office or at home it’s not just one four-digit code or password I have to memorise.
I need four-digit pins for each of my bank cards, seven digits to log on at work, while at university I needed nine digits, including numbers, letters, punctuation and capitals.
This has taxed my dogged determination to use the same password for everything. I normally adapt it slightly, use the first four digits, add some noughts on the end or leave out the letters.
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