Re: [fanficauthors] Re: Site structure anoyance.
- Why not just know your login and password and enter it when the subject comes up? That I recall, FFA doesn't have the extreme username and password restrictions that other sites have, meaning you can use your standard and not have a problem remembering it. Can't say I have ever had a problem logging into FFA despite getting onto it from 4 different computers in the last year.
On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 1:36 AM, ubereng <mryahell@...> wrote:Not quite.
--- In email@example.com, Chris P <chris050987@...> wrote:
> It takes 5-10 minutes to open all the individual author pages and log in,
> then whatever password manager you use will helpfully fill in the form when
> you next hit that author page. No reason to make changes :D
You need to:
(1) Erase the site cookies.
(2) Load an author subdomain.
(3) Copy and Paste the username and password into the PW manager and click login.
(4) Repeat-all, for 22 authors (more reportedly on the way).
That's about 30 seconds per author, for a total of at least 11 minutes of mindless clicking. Repeat for every different machine you use.
Then do it all again, if/when you change your password.
If you think that 11 minutes (times 3 main machines, for me) is not such a long time, Then get an acquaintance to punch you in the arm twice a minute for 11 minutes -- time slows way, the fark, down.
I suppose I might gin up a Firefox extension to automate the process, but that's at the very bottom of my rainy-day, to-code list. (FFA's the only problem site and updated stories are rather infrequent these days.)
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Mike Fairbanks <musingsofapathy@...> wrote:
>That is a very, very bad habit to have.
> Why not just know your login and password and enter it when the subject
> comes up?
Alas it is what I ended up doing with FFA -- since the consequences of my account getting hacked are limited to annoyances and perhaps (more) bad reviews. ;)
I have a different username and password for every site. All of my passwords -- except for FFA's -- look like: "Mmfe(nM5gbFAxARiQqyaK*nHYC1pe@Yto"
Not something I can memorize, times several hundred.
- On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 01:01, ubereng <mryahell@...> wrote:
>For sites with nothing really worth protecting, there's nothing wrong
> --- In email@example.com, Mike Fairbanks <musingsofapathy@...> wrote:
>> Why not just know your login and password and enter it when the subject
>> comes up?
> That is a very, very bad habit to have.
> Alas it is what I ended up doing with FFA -- since the consequences of my account getting hacked are limited to annoyances and perhaps (more) bad reviews. ;)
with some easy password (even just 123456) with @sitename at the end.
That way it's too long to brute force, it's protected against
automated attacks on other sites if one is broken, and it's easy to