Front of Board: the area in a concert venue in front of the sound board. That is, close to the band. And in the center. FOB is where you can find tapers taping. Just look for the people who aren't dancing, who aren't moving their heads or shoulders. Celebrated FOB spots include the drink rail at the Warfield, under the mirror ball at the fillmore and Section 102, row S, seat 26 at Shoreline Amphitheater.

fob, verb:

to steal something insignificant, often from a large organization, with low or no chance of getting caught and low or no consequences if caught, e.g., taking home ketchup packets from McDonald's, downloading copyrighted media files.

Fob (?), n. [Cf.Prov. G. fuppe pocket.]

A little pocket for a watch.

Fob chain, a short watch chain worn a watch carried in the fob.

 

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Fob (?), v.t. [imp. & p. p. Fobbed (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Fobbing.] [Cf.Fop.]

1.

To beat; to maul.

[Obs.]

2.

To cheat; to trick; to impose on.

Shak.

To fob off, to shift off by an artifice; to put aside; to delude with a trick."A conspiracy of bishops could prostrate and fob off the right of the people."

Milton.

 

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