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  • initialism slang, computing, Internet Bastard Operator From Hell


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  • The BOFH would tell them to go to the command prompt and format:/C on January 16, 2008 at 10: 04 am | Reply Ben

    Cross and Rude. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • The problem is AP needs to someone down to get past security, and look in the friggin IT department and squeeze their BOFH a tad.


  • As a proud BOFH, I see it as my bounden duty to defend our IT departments against those horrible wretched nasty creatures known as “users.” » Delete before reading

  • However, when I see "computer manager" I tend to read "computer mangler", what with me being a bit of a BOFH.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • The Rogister is only useful for the occasional BOFH posting, and even that one... well, you can only kill off your boss so many different ways before it all becomes repetitive.

    Dear Ashlee Vance: Bite me

  • Sounds like something written by Simon Travaglia the BOFH - it's certainly the logo he uses.

    20 Things I Learned From Tech Support

  • To protect against this requires a strong willed BOFH-style Operations team and the odd hacker if possible to carry out penetration tests, along with a hard-nosed Information Security officer to simple say "that's not going live".

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • When I was getting coffee this morning, I lost my precious BOFH mug.

    Breaking day.

  • Thanks to Alistair (an old net.friend from the long-ago days when I was still a practicing BOFH and denizen of the Scary Devil Monastery) and Ken at Telligent (the fine programmers of Community Server), the problem has been cleared up and anonymous posts are once again enabled.

    2005 April


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