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Military Passwords

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During WWII, in the Pacific, if you asked the password being the name of a certain city in Pennsylvania where the Liberty Bell is kept, and the reply was, "Phiriderphia", SHOOT!  :o

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I understand they also used Honolulu = Honarooroo

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58 minutes ago, Buffalo Creek Law Dog said:

I understand they also used Honolulu = Honarooroo

I think the next thing you heard was...BANZAI! :rolleyes: 

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1 hour ago, Marshal Mo Hare, SASS #45984 said:

Most of the Nisei combat troop were in Europe. Nisei in the Pacific were generally MIS.

 

Okay, I'll bite:  What is "MIS"?

 

Angus

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Military Intelligence Service, translating documents, interviewing prisoners. They had to go to school to learn the Japanese words used in the military.

 

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16 hours ago, Subdeacon Joe said:

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And it would have to have 12 characters, capitals and lower case as well...:angry:

 

I worked for an agency that required military type passwords and you had to change them every month. Annoying. 

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2 minutes ago, Pat Riot, SASS #13748 said:

And it would have to have 12 characters, capitals and lower case as well...:angry:

 

I worked for an agency that required military type passwords and you had to change them every month. Annoying. 

Security experts now recommend something in the 30s.

 

i have maybe 50 that I have not written down and another 50 that I keep written down.  And nothing over 16 characters.

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3 minutes ago, Marshal Mo Hare, SASS #45984 said:

Security experts no recommends something in the 30s.

 

Funny how electronics devices keep getting smaller, yet the passwords you need just to access them keep getting bigger... :huh:

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12 minutes ago, Pat Riot, SASS #13748 said:

And it would have to have 12 characters, capitals and lower case as well...:angry:

 

I worked for an agency that required military type passwords and you had to change them every month. Annoying. 

 

when I was teaching 5th grade "they" (a subcommittee of 'them') required the same thing to get to our grade books;

so I went with

password09

password10

password11  i.e. password + numerical number of month (can you have a non-numerical number?   maybe   x + 4 = -6 )

 

"they" were happy and I could record my grades

 

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When I served on the Nuclear bases back in the 60's, the passwords were a number combination. 

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1 hour ago, Buffalo Creek Law Dog said:

When I served on the Nuclear bases back in the 60's, the passwords were a number combination. 

How did you keep that many Roman numerals straight?:P

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3 hours ago, Smuteye John SASS#24774 said:

How did you keep that many Roman numerals straight?:P

 

With a ruler.

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3 hours ago, Smuteye John SASS#24774 said:

How did you keep that many Roman numerals straight?:P

 

If the password was IX and the guard gave out IV the intruder had to respond with V.  :ph34r:

 

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21 hours ago, Marshal Mo Hare, SASS #45984 said:

Military Intelligence Service, translating documents, interviewing prisoners. They had to go to school to learn the Japanese words used in the military.

 

 

MIS = Military Intelligence Service.  How incredibly obvious.  Yet, I still, somehow, managed to miss it.  I guess I can skip sending them my resume.  :D

Move along, nothing to see here.

 

Angus

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