Password Reset, by Warren Arnold

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Your Password Has Expired. Please Reset Your Password In Accordance With Company Policy.

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Password Must Contain One Of The Following: One(1) Capitol Letter, One Number(1-9), One Symbol (@, #, %, ETC.)

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Password Must Not Match Last Ten (10) Passwords

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New Company Policy: Password Must Not Match Last Twenty (20) Passwords

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Birthdays Are Not Allowed. Identity Theft Concern.

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Neither Are Anniversaries.

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Neither Is The Date Of Losing Your Virginity.

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No Kids’ Names.

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No Spouse’s Names.

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No Kids’ Names Backwards.

I’m A Computer. I Can Figure It Out.

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No Pet Names.

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Not Even Fish. Especially Betas.

It’s A Worthless Animal.

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No Fourth Grade Teacher Names.

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No College Girlfriend’s Names.

Are You Still Hung Up On Veronica ?

She Died In A Car Wreck, You Know ?

You Didn’t ?

Sorry.

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Nothing Inspirational.

This Is Work.

You Should Feel Awful All Day.

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No Tributes To Veronica.

It’s Morbid And Weird.

Despite Its Ups And Downs, You Have A Good Marriage. Celebrate That.

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Wow. That Was A Harsh One.

I Didn’t Realize Things Had Gotten That Bad With Your Marriage.

But Even If That’s True About Your Wife, That Password Didn’t Contain A Number.

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No Profanity.

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Again, No Profanity.

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Can Be Interpreted As Profane.

From Webster’s Dictionary: (Noun) The Wrinkles Of A Scrotum, Or (Noun) A Large Antelope.

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No Palindromes.

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No French Kings.

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No Asian Land Wars.

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No Ben Affleck Movies.

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Again, No Ben Affleck Movies.

You Actually Saw Paycheck ?

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That’s a Ben Affleck Movie!

It Is Too!

He’s One Of The Basketball Players When Kristy Swanson Kills The Vampire At The Game.

It’s An Uncredited Role, But That’s Him.

It Is Not Unfair.

I Don’t Care What You Think. Dem’s Da Rules.

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That Was Just Straight Up Racist.

What ?

Wait, I Thought You Were Venezuelan.

Really ?

Hmmmm…..

Then I Guess You Can Use That Word. My Apologies.

Password Accepted.

You Can Now Access The Payless Shoe Store Computer System.

Warren Arnold is a comedian and improviser living in Chicago who writes a humor blog at brainforthought.wordpress.com.

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