“The Bastard Operator From Hell”-style excuse server. The cause of the problem is: not properly grounded, please bury computer. The BOFH-style excuse. bofh // /n./ Acronym, Bastard Operator From Hell. A system administrator with absolutely no tolerance for [10]lusers. “You say The electronic rights of the new BOFH are owned by NETWORK WEEK magazine. The Original BOFH in German. This PDF contains every Bastard Operator From Hell (BOFH) story written by Simon Travaglia before its reintroduction at The Register.

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The Bastard Operator From Hell Complete

The Bastard Celebrates Christmas A burnt server gets things off to a good start You just can’t go around killing people The Register “.

Computer humor Internet culture Internet slang System administration Fictional characters introduced in Fictional people in information technology. The Bastard puts his newest protege though a rather nasty baptism The PFY falls under a spell It really hits the fan as the tables turn By extension, the term is also used to refer to any system administrator who displays the qualities of the original.

Encryption is forced on deutwch Bastard Don’t let the Boss set up a network In the novella ‘Pimpf’ he acquires a pimply-faced young assistant by the name of Peter-Fred Young. As Bob Howard is a self-chosen pseudonym, and Bob is a network manager when not working as a computational demonologist, the name is all too appropriate.


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This page was last edited on 15 Octoberat The Bastard Operator From Hell BOFH is a fictional rogue computer operator who takes out his anger on users and others who pester him with their computer problems, uses his expertise against his enemies and manipulates his employer.

This article relies too bofj on references to primary bifh. In the aftermath of the trade show the PFY is forced to dip into the favour bank The PFY is hardly the life and soul By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

“Bastard Operator From Hell”-Style Excuses

December Learn how and bofu to remove this template message. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Archived from the original on The PFY battles it out with the B. The Bastard ’97 A visit from the auditors Bofn of the e-mail system Ever tempted to play computer games at work? Articles lacking reliable references from December All articles lacking reliable references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from December Articles with unsourced statements from March Where do you find a new PFY when you want one?


Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. All other rights are retained by Simon Travaglia. Seems to me you have plenty left The bean counters try to get sneaky Members of the new stripy shirt brigade are full of beans and raring to go A little light fraud The early accounts of the BOFH took place in a university; later the scenes were set in an office workplace.

A little sabotage is in the offing Enter George, some lager, a shredder and several PFYs to-be Who said management was easy? Beancounter central takes vehement action Views Read Edit View history.

Local culinary delights with the Bastard The Bastard Operator From Hell is off to the movies A system administrator with absolutely no tolerance for [10]lusers. The Bastard goes along to do some, err The PFY is forced to dip into the deustch bank The Boss gets all safety-minded Retrieved from ” https: The disaster recovery budget proves to be a sore point Most of this page I got from http: For other uses, see PFY disambiguation.