What to do if you lost your EOS Private Key

A common situation:

Lost eos private key – what can I do now ? from eos

EOS911 may be able to help:

EOS911: an initiative to help EOS token holders who need assistiance with their EOS accounts, whether they have been scammed, or otherwise have lost access to their account

An idea from EOS Authority:

Lost key search with Regular Expressions

All EOS private keys start with a 5 and are exactly 51 characters in length…[search for] any phrase starting with 5 and having 50 characters after it either A-Z, 0-9 or a-z.

Proposed Solution from @hillofbeans on Steemit

Colin Talks Crypto says a solution is in the works: