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With the ten year anniversary of Slashdot upon us, I thought I'd dig this out of the mail archives:

Date: Fri, 2 Apr 1999 12:09:27 -0800 (PST)
To: allenw
X-Mailer: Perl Mail::Sender Version 0.6.7
Subject: Slashdot user password for allenw

The user account 'allenw' on has this email
associated with it. A web user from (IP Address) has
just requested that password be sent. It is 'LJAFxKRW'.
You can change it after you login at

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