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Overblown account infrastructure

lboverton | Mar 14, 201910:21 AM     1

Why on Earth does Chowhound’s admin team think that we need advanced security for accounts here? When logged in after an absence, the site forced me me to change my password to meet its guidelines for what kinds of passwords are acceptable (annoying since this isn’r Even a commerce site), go through an idiotic/poorly designed Captcha test, and endure 4 different pop ups about things I should download, install, and customize. Whatever media company or PE firm m bought this property to buff it up, you’ve made it fussy, busy, crowded, corporate, and annoying. D-, and I’m not likely to come back, even if I could remember the complex password you made me create just for your little food site.

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