A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from July 03, 2018
“The lasting legacy of most deceased pets is a computer password”

Many people use their pets’ names for passwords. “72% of all computer passwords are names of deceased pets” was posted on Twitter on May 31, 2008. “Passwords: the only thing pets are really good for” was posted on Twitter on July 15, 2011. “Everyone knows that the best way to memorialize a deceased pet is by making their name your computer password” was posted on Twitter on July 19, 2014.

“The lasting legacy of most deceased pets is a computer password” was posted on Reddit—Shower Thoughts on July 3, 2018.


Twitter
Joe Maller
@joemaller
72% of all computer passwords are names of deceased pets.
10:38 AM - 31 May 2008

Twitter
cameron maitland
@camfess
If there is a heaven, your dead pets are pleased they are still relevant enough to you to be your passwords.
9:01 AM - 27 Apr 2011

Twitter
Colleen C
@BeantownColleen
Passwords: the only thing pets are really good for.  @SunKrux @ArkieRuthie
1:04 AM - 15 Jul 2011

Twitter
TheChannelEye
@TheChannelEye
Google: Pets are most popular passwords - http://channeleye.co.uk/google-pets-are-most-popular-passwords/
12:40 PM - 1 Aug 2013

Twitter
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@NotMattBellamy
Pets are great, but don’t expect any gratitude from them for using their names as computer passwords.
12:35 AM - 29 Apr 2014

Twitter
Andrea Lavinthal
@andilavs
Everyone knows that the best way to memorialize a deceased pet is by making their name your computer password
1:15 PM - 19 Jul 2014

Twitter
MattG
@VijoMorgenstein
Pets are just walking passwords.
4:39 PM - 17 Oct 2015

Twitter
dahlia
@dahliagonzalez
99% of people’s dead pets are immortalized as a password
1:51 AM - 24 Nov 2017

Twitter
KingOfAnkh
@KingOfAnkh
The trouble with losing a much loved pet is having to change all your internet passwords :(
9:16 PM - 20 Feb 2018

Twitter
Caitlin Fooks
@fooksies4
It’s sad when you realize old pets are just passwords now. #RIPnikkofuchs!07
6:03 PM - 1 Apr 2018

Twitter
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@BoatinBeachLife
My dead pets are immortalized in my wifi passwords
7:29 AM - 2 Jul 2018

Reddit—Shower Thoughts
The lasting legacy of most deceased pets is a computer password.
submitted July 3, 2018 by 1247seattle
COMMENTS
DrizzleWhistle
That’s coz our pets, like our passwords, will protect us till the end of time.

Twitter
RandomFun!
@RandomFun_
The lasting legacy of most deceased pets is a computer password.
3:29 AM - 3 Jul 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
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