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The Stages Of Trying To Remember An Old Password

"Time to think like past me."

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1. Confidence

"Yeah, I'm going to remember this in about two tries."
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"Yeah, I'm going to remember this in about two tries."

2. Bemusement

"I'm sure it was ScoobyDoo123. Maybe without the capital letters?"
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"I'm sure it was ScoobyDoo123. Maybe without the capital letters?"

3. Mild Panic

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"I've only got a finite number of guesses, and I've already used up two of them."

4. Itchy Annoyance

The type of annoyance that is so acute that it makes your arms and hands itch.
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The type of annoyance that is so acute that it makes your arms and hands itch.

5. Skepticism

"I'm sure that was the password."
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"I'm sure that was the password."

6. Frustration

KILL ALL THE THINGS.
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KILL ALL THE THINGS.

7. Trepidation

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"I only have three attempts remaining and still have no clue what it is…"

8. Exhausted Sadness

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"Think, think, think…"

9. Panger

A combination of both panic and anger.
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A combination of both panic and anger.

10. Delirium

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TYPE ALL THE THINGS!

11. Pure, Unadulterated Hatred of Your Past Self

Disaster at work
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Disaster at work

12. Rage

At yourself, at this password, at your computer, at life.
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At yourself, at this password, at your computer, at life.

13. Determination

"I'm going to remember this if it kills me."
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"I'm going to remember this if it kills me."

14. Denial

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"I didn't want to go on this website anyway."

15. Optimism

"I'll remember it in a minute."
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"I'll remember it in a minute."

16. Impatience

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*throws computer at wall and cries*

17. A Nagging Sadness at What Could Have Been

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"I guess I'll just have to accept that my MySpace profile is staying up another year."

18. Feeling Like a Goddamn Hacker When You Finally Get in

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