A vicious cycle…

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Your password must be at least 8 characters long.

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Your password should contain at least one uppercase alphabet.

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Your password should contain at least one numeric character.

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Your password should contain at least one special character.

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Your password cannot contain following special characters @ . / %

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Your password must not be longer than 12 characters.

Curses the website, its owner and the software engineer who created it before finally getting through.

One month later…

Clicks on Forgot Password?

*Submit*

Your password must be at least 8 characters long…

And the vicious cycle starts all over again!