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hacked off

(jargon)
(Analogous to "pissed off") Said of system administrators who have become annoyed, upset, or touchy owing to suspicions that their sites have been or are going to be victimised by crackers, or used for inappropriate, technically illegal, or even overtly criminal activities. For example, having unreadable files in your home directory called "worm", "lockpick", or "goroot" would probably be an effective (as well as impressively obvious and stupid) way to get your sysadmin hacked off at you.
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Recalling the horror attack on RTE Liveline yesterday, Alexandra described how Kenny hacked off four of her fingers and left her for dead in her home.
Hugh was a guest of campaign group Hacked Off, which called for a public inquiry into the News of the World phone hacking scandal, at the Liberal Democrat conference.
Blues were indebted to Chelsea Weston who hacked off the line in the 41st minute and McCann made it 2-0 in the 74th firing into the top left corner from a Heather Scheuber cross.
DOCTORS have reformed a man's penis after it was hacked off by an angry surgeon.
He hacked off the most powerful media mogul of his time, William Randolph Hearst, with a thinly disguised biopic that mocked Hearst's lust for power, then hacked off just about everyone else in power in Hollywood, causing his career to take a spectacular belly flop.
A MAN had a hand hacked off by a sword in a horrific road rage incident early yesterday.
Margot was found in ragged clothes, her front teeth missing and her hair hacked off.
Reports that surfaced over the weekend of her imminent appointment - four years after she left News UK's predecessor News International - have already been met with "incredulity" by the Hacked Off campaign.
The three films, Happy Ending, Hacked Off and GRIZZLED
Yeah, Dougie might be hacked off but he understands and knows this is just part and parcel of rugby.
A CRAZED dad who hacked off his ex-partner's hair down to the scalp in a jealous rage has been jailed.
So much so that the Government legislation about to be launched in the House of Lords to control and muzzle the press was crafted by the leading political parties around a table where Hacked Off (appointed and voted for by no one) were invited to sit in and participate.