The Password Is: Catch-22

| Working | December 15, 2016

(My company has to password-protect a lot of documents, so my boss created a formula for creating passwords. He put this information in a password-protected document. I asked him to send me the document, not knowing what the standards were.)

Me: *attempting to open the document and finding it protected* “[Boss], what’s the password for the passwords document?”

Boss: “It the follows the standard formula.”

Me: “But I won’t know what the standard formula is until I open the document …”

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