REJECTED. You need to have: a minimum of 12 characters; uppercase; lowercase; two or more non-consecutive numbers; a special symbol that is allowed in MS-DOS, Windows, Linux, Mac-OS, and WebOS file names; and a Unicode character that cannot be reproduced on a soft keyboard. Please try again.

This error message will continue to loop, with no indicators as to which rules, if any, are broken, until you are forced to contact tech support, who will reset your password remotely with random garbage characters.

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