* Posts by Dave Aronson

7 posts • joined 28 Aug 2007

BOFH: State of a job, eh? Roll the Endless Requests for Further Information protocol

Dave Aronson

Re: WooHoo BOFH is back

...hey la, day la, the BOFH is back!

Dave Aronson

more, more, more!

> The more calls you resolve, the more calls you get.

I've heard that in the military there's a saying: "Take more than your share of objectives, and you'll be given more than your share of objectives to take."

BOFH: Halon is not a rad new vape flavour

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This seems like one of those British acronyms not used much on my side of the pond. Googling it only brought up stuff about Trans-World Airlines (and no, that didn't mean what most people would think nowadays).

Wild guesses: Time Without Accident? Total Workplace Accidents? Tally (of) Workplace Accidents?

Trojan spreads using PI wiretapping scare

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People are so stupid... (How stupid are they?)

Fix a picture in your mind of just how gobsmackingly stupid the average person is. Got that? Now realize that, almost by definition of average(*), about half of all people are even stupider than that!

(*) Yes, for the math geeks, that would be the "median" person, not the "average" person. See Figure 1.

Leopard on a PC?

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yes, expensive

Kenny, not everybody wants top of the line HW. Putting OSX on a PC would allow people to put it on a *cheap* PC. If they decide later that they want a faster CPU, better graphics, whatever, then they can go buy a Mac... or a fancier PC. Whatever. It's their choice, which seems to be the point of the exercise.


Online scammers exploit California wildfire disaster

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Someone's gotta say it....

Liar liar pants on fire!

Restored Dam Busters fly again

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Best Use of Quote

Their squadron patch gets my vote for Best Use of a Classical Quote: "Apres Moi, Le Deluge".


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