Are Admins here allowed to change passwords?

Discussion in 'The Help Desk' started by darthsikle, Jan 13, 2007.

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  1. darthsikle

    darthsikle Guest

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    Messenger/Zodiuac at TK claims that an admin here has scrambled his password. Is that allowed?? Now I know you can go through password retrieval and recover it, but that seems undignified to me.

    What's the scoop oh powers that be.
  2. Chris

    Chris Anime Protagonist

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    He's lying then. Nobody has changed his password.

    To do so would be reprehensible.
  3. darthsikle

    darthsikle Guest

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    You've checked the logs?
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    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    I have not "scrambled" anyone's password or otherwise messed about with users. But if it's a TK regular doing the complaining, that starts his credibility at about twenty percent right there.
  5. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf I am the Seaman, I am the Walrus, Qu-Qu-Qapla'!

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    I demand and investigation!!!!!!!!1
  6. Zodiac

    Zodiac Banned

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    It was the same one all along. I must have been really drunk, lmao!


    Thanks.
  7. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf I am the Seaman, I am the Walrus, Qu-Qu-Qapla'!

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    The admins must pay!
  8. BearTM

    BearTM Bustin' a move! Deceased Member

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    The admins are NOT going to buy his alcohol for him.
  9. Zodiac

    Zodiac Banned

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    No... All joking aside my password was rendered invalid. I had to use the form to reset it.

    I use the same password scheme for everything. There's no way I could forget it or be mistaken. I found it rather odd.
  10. The Exception

    The Exception The One Who Will Be Administrator Super Moderator

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    Someone is a tad paranoid.
  11. Caboose

    Caboose ....

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    Not quite the description I'd use, but we are in the HD.... :)
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  12. BearTM

    BearTM Bustin' a move! Deceased Member

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    12345 isn't exactly what is considered to be a secure password.
  13. Kyle

    Kyle You will regret this!

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    Ban for revealing personal information. Beg for forgiveness via e-mail.

    ;)
  14. Zodiac

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    No, I didn't seriously believe that I was somehow singled out and admin would risk their reputation in changing my pass, but there is no way a scheme I use for 99% of my Internet doings (Which I employed here previously) was suddenly incorrect.

    Someone can check the logs if they want to, but either way I think this thread is done.
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  15. Chris

    Chris Anime Protagonist

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    Well, I have checked the logs.

    I guess it's just a weird server glitch, we've been getting all kinds of database issues lately. :marathon:

    Sorry for your inconvenience. :(
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