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  1. Unread #1 - Oct 8, 2014 at 5:14 PM
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    Numerous people have still not written down their two factor backup code and put it in their wallets.

    IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A BACKUP CODE AND YOU ARE ON TWO FACTOR PLEASE DO THE FOLLOWING:

    1. Disable two factor
    2. Re-enable two factor
    3. WRITE DOWN THE BACKUP CODE YOU ARE GIVEN


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  3. Unread #2 - Oct 8, 2014 at 5:26 PM
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    Honestly surprised people haven't done this, hopefully this raises awareness.
     
  5. Unread #3 - Oct 8, 2014 at 5:28 PM
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    Got min on a piece of paper on my dining room table by my laptop.
     
  7. Unread #4 - Oct 8, 2014 at 5:31 PM
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    I think I have mine somewhere. Thanks for the reminder to those who don't.
     
  9. Unread #5 - Oct 8, 2014 at 6:28 PM
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  11. Unread #6 - Oct 8, 2014 at 6:34 PM
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    This.
     
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    Honestly surprised people haven't done this, hopefully this raises awareness.
     
  15. Unread #8 - Oct 8, 2014 at 10:20 PM
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    This is on a sheet with everything holy. Also on a picture on my laptop since originally I took a picture of it on my phone.
     
  17. Unread #9 - Oct 8, 2014 at 10:53 PM
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    This is pretty obvious. Not sure why people are having a hard time following this advice.
     
  19. Unread #10 - Oct 9, 2014 at 12:38 AM
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    Honestly surprised people haven't done this, hopefully this raises awareness.
     
  21. Unread #11 - Oct 9, 2014 at 2:01 PM
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    You know what? I'm honestly surprised people haven't done this, hopefully this raises awareness.
     
  23. Unread #12 - Oct 9, 2014 at 4:11 PM
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    Pretty sure Sythe got fed up with all those lost codes ;). Thanks for reminding me, i'll specifically rip up my paper with the code now.
     
  25. Unread #13 - Oct 9, 2014 at 5:41 PM
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    I got pictures of the code + the code (.txt) on both my computer and ipad + I wrote it on a piece of paper. I dont know why it wouldnt be your first intention to BE SURE the code is in your possession cause if something happens youre screwd. However, I know that some people might lose their papers (thats why I write it in lot of places).
     
  27. Unread #14 - Oct 9, 2014 at 8:30 PM
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    TL;DR - Lose your code, lose your account.
     
  29. Unread #15 - Oct 9, 2014 at 10:08 PM
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    I'd like to think not. More like Lose your code, don't get mad when it takes a long time to get back on your account.
     
  31. Unread #16 - Oct 10, 2014 at 1:21 AM
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    Unless I can verify your ownership somehow you can't get your account back if you lose two factor recovery code.
     
  33. Unread #17 - Oct 10, 2014 at 11:12 AM
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    Could someone not talk to staff/trusted members on Skype as proof? For example if I talked to Roary on Skype and brought up something we talked about months ago could he not then relay that information to you?

    I have my code still, I'd just like to think that if somehow I managed to lose it that I wouldn't be banished as a result :p
     
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    Is this the 32 letter/number combination or is it a second code? (The 32 combination is the only code I've written down and I don't want to re-enable my 2factor if it's not necessarily needed)
     
  37. Unread #19 - Oct 15, 2014 at 4:37 PM
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    Write Down Backup Code For Two Factor!!!

    I believe so. To test it log out, and then log back in. Enter the code and it should authenticate you. That being said I'm 99% code that 32 digit code is it.
     
  39. Unread #20 - Oct 15, 2014 at 8:09 PM
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    If you want to test it safely don't log-out, simply go to private browser and try logging in there.
     
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