BOFH: It’s survey time in BOFH-land… and the dastardly duo are getting creative

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It’s survey time in BOFH-land… and the dastardly duo are getting creative
Episode 2
So the PFY and I are in the Boss’s office having sat through a 10-minute monologue on the importance of client surveys with a request that we come up with a way of reporting satisfaction levels to him by the time he rocks back from a half-hour meeting.…
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BOFH: You know what the kids will think is boss? You, tweeting from that window ledge

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You know what the kids will think is boss? You, tweeting from that window ledge
Episode 12
“We’d like to Twitter our information to the world,” the Boss gasps happily – in much the same excited tones as one would expect upon the discovery of a cure for cancer, a path to world peace, or a piece of “free” software that doesn’t inject a toolbar into your browser the moment you click next.
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It’s for your own Health and Safety

Episode 9  I’m already in a bit of a foul mood when the Boss calls me into his office for “a quick word”. The office Health and Safety enthusiast is there too so I know the meeting will be neither quick nor a single word.…

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I know where your supervisor is Dave

Episode 8  At some point in every successful IT vendor’s lifecycle, their infrastructure gets so vast and monolithic that navigating their support network is pretty much impossible for everyone but the vendor’s people themselves – and sometimes not even them.…

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You’re here to audit us? Hi! Fancy a coffee?

Episode 6  We’re having a company-wide operational audit. The Boss, bless him, thinks it’s a routine process aimed at solidifying the company’s position in the marketplace (blah, blah, blah), however the PFY and I know better having accidentally been bcc-ed in on a private email exchange discussing a possible company merger with a rival firm.…

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Yurrrr. Yuurrrrg. Hnng. Vomit? No, I’m fi… yuuurrg. Yunnk. Unk. Gulp. HUALLLARRGHHHAAHH!*

Episode 4  I’m on high alert in Mission Control. It’s 11:30am, I’ve not seen the PFY all morning and there’s a cold, half eaten chicken kebab sitting on the PFY’s keyboard.…

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