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get bofh excuse from a trusted source :-)

Terminal - get bofh excuse from a trusted source :-)
telnet bofh.jeffballard.us 666
2010-01-08 18:08:39
User: bubo
Functions: telnet
get bofh excuse from a trusted source :-)


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netcat also works

Comment by sud0er 275 weeks and 2 days ago

That's geat! You can also use curl:

curl telnet://bofh.jeffballard.us:666
Comment by putnamhill 275 weeks and 2 days ago

Pretty thing with a curly hair :>

Comment by thebodzio 274 weeks and 6 days ago

yeah, my vote for you! There's a mirror here:

telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl 666

Comment by vlan7 272 weeks and 2 days ago

curl -s http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ballard/bofh/excuses | shuf -n 1

Comment by rthemocap 260 weeks and 6 days ago

Your point of view

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