“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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Bastard Operator From Hell

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Where do you find a new PFY when you want one? Members of the new stripy shirt brigade are full of beans and raring to go The Bastard puts his newest protege though a rather nasty baptism All other rights are retained by Simon Travaglia.

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Please improve this by adding secondary bbofh tertiary sources. The Bastard ’97 A visit from the auditors Most of this page I got from http: Beancounter central takes vehement action The PFY battles it out with the B.

“Bastard Operator From Hell”-Style Excuses

This page was last edited on 15 Octoberat Views Read Edit View history. The early accounts of the BOFH took place in a university; later the scenes were set in an office workplace. The Bastard Celebrates Christmas Encryption is forced on the Bastard The Boss gets all safety-minded Retrieved from ” https: By extension, the term is also used to refer to any system administrator who displays the qualities of the original.

In the aftermath of the trade show the PFY is forced to dip into the favour bank The PFY is forced to dip into the favour bank Computer humor Internet culture Internet slang System administration Fictional characters introduced in Fictional people in information technology.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Edutsch. It really hits the fan as the tables turn Who said management was easy?

A little sabotage is in the offing A burnt server gets things off to a good start The bean counters try to get sneaky Infiltration of the e-mail system In the novella ‘Pimpf’ he acquires a pimply-faced young assistant by the name of Peter-Fred Young. The PFY is hardly the life deutschh soul For other uses, see PFY disambiguation. This article relies too much on references to primary sources.


Enter George, some lager, a shredder and several PFYs to-be The Bastard Operator From Hell is off to the movies You just can’t go around killing people The Register “.

The Bastard goes along to do some, err Seems to me you have plenty left From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Don’t let the Boss set up a network Local culinary delights with the Bastard Archived from the original on December Learn how and when to remove this template message.

The PFY falls under a spell A system administrator with absolutely no tolerance for [10]lusers. As Deutscn 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.