“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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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.

Local culinary delights with the Bastard Members of the new stripy shirt brigade are full of beans and raring to go Computer humor Internet culture Internet slang System administration Fictional characters introduced in Fictional people in deytsch technology.

Beancounter central takes vehement action In the novella ‘Pimpf’ he acquires a pimply-faced young assistant by the name of Peter-Fred Young. The Bastard ’97 A visit from deutscb auditors The PFY is forced to dip into the favour bank The PFY battles it out with the B. This page was last edited on 15 Octoberat Most of this page I got from http: The New Hacker’s Dictionary.


The bean counters try to get sneaky The disaster recovery budget proves to be a sore point A little sabotage is in the offing A system administrator with absolutely no tolerance for [10]lusers.

Bastard Operator From Hell – Wikipedia

Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. 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.

The Bastard goes along to do some, err Encryption is forced on the Bastard By extension, the term is also used to refer to any system administrator who displays the qualities of the original. The PFY is hardly the life and soul All other rights are retained by Simon Travaglia.

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 The PFY falls under a spell December Learn how and when to remove this template message.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Bastard puts his newest protege though a rather nasty baptism It really hits the fan as the tables turn The Bastard Celebrates Christmas For other uses, see PFY disambiguation. Who said management was easy?

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A burnt server gets things off to a good start In the aftermath of the trade show the PFY is forced to dip into the favour bank The Bastard Operator From Hell is off to the movies You just can’t go around killing people The Register “. Ever tempted to play computer games at work?

Enter George, some lager, a shredder and several PFYs to-be Archived from the original on