An anonymous reader sent me this graphic. It’s said to be a “senior” trying to reset a password, but in my experience most of us, senior or junior, have all had moments like this. Click the image for a larger view.
That’s one reason I switched to a password manager some years ago. I have it generate new passwords when I need them, much longer than the minimum and containing a complex mixture of characters. It remembers them for me, so I don’t have to! I also change passwords on critical Web sites fairly frequently, to make it harder for scammers to access my accounts.