I was looking at Wikipedias;List of the most common passwords and saw 'monkey' listed 6 out of the last 7 years.

Most of the re-occurring passwords are fairly obvious choices. But why is 'monkey' on the list (from 'SplashData') so many times?

closed as primarily opinion-based by DKNUCKLES, Steffen Ullrich, Teun Vink, S.L. Barth, schroeder Jan 23 '18 at 19:46

Many good questions generate some degree of opinion based on expert experience, but answers to this question will tend to be almost entirely based on opinions, rather than facts, references, or specific expertise. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

  • 3
    People like monkeys? – dFrancisco Jan 23 '18 at 18:36
  • It's going to be hard to get anything other than opinion on this question. – baldPrussian Jan 23 '18 at 18:39
  • 1
    @baldPrussian Agreed. That's why I decided to put a flag on this post for it being opinion-based. – WatchDog Jan 23 '18 at 18:57
  • 1
    @JamesJenkins You will have a better chance getting a response for this in the Chat section. A good start would be probably be here: chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/151/the-dmz – WatchDog Jan 23 '18 at 18:58
  • 2
    Maybe I should have posted this to psychology.stackexchange.com instead? – James Jenkins Jan 23 '18 at 19:11

Q: What kind of a key opens a banana? A: A monkey!

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.