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Cthulu springs from HP desktop printer

BOFH: Don't be afraid - we won't hurt your delicate, flimsy inkjet printer

Episode 5 Episode 5 "There's a problem with my printer," a user whines down the phone at the PFY.
Simon Travaglia, 26 Jul 09:58
Beginning SQL

BOFH: Go on, beancounter, type DROP TABLE asset;

Episode 4 "Don't put that there," I snap - calmly, but firmly, as a Beancounter goes to drop a chunk of IT detritus on my desk.
Simon Travaglia, 31 May 10:23

BOFH: My HELPDESK HELL - lies, phones lines and statistics

Episode 2 "I'm just a bit worried about these statistics," the Boss says, lurching into Mission Control with yet another swadge of meaningless numbers.
Simon Travaglia, 15 Mar 12:03

BOFH: Climb the corp ladder - and use your boss as a bullet shield

Episode 1 "It's like progress bars," I say to the PFY during a discussion about the relative merits of the company management as we ride the lift to the CEO's office to fix some laptop crisis.
Simon Travaglia, 22 Feb 10:59

BOFH: The Great Patch Mismatch

Episode 13 Episode 13
Simon Travaglia, 23 Nov 11:36

BOFH: Hasta la Vista... luser

Episode 12 Episode 12
Simon Travaglia, 16 Nov 10:20

BOFH: Can't you just ... NO, I JUST CAN'T

Episode 11 "EVERYONE IS A F**KING EXCEPTION!" the PFY snarls - beating me to the very same exclamation by nanoseconds.
Simon Travaglia, 09 Nov 11:00

BOFH: Tenacious B and the Printer of Destiny

Episode 10 "The printer's jammed again," the Director's PA says, ducking into Mission Control for a brief status update.
Simon Travaglia, 02 Nov 10:00
Cornish maiden bearing platter of genuine Cornish pasties. Photo: Cornish Pasty Association

BOFH: Uninterruptible patsy supply

Episode 9 "What the fuck just happened?" the Boss garbles, crashing around Mission Control like a madman after dashing down two flights of stairs from the 4th floor boardroom.
Simon Travaglia, 18 Oct 07:30

BOFH: The back-up backdown smackdown

Episode 6 "So is all the data gone?" the voice whimpers over the hands-free.
Simon Travaglia, 06 Jul 10:02

BOFH: Siri, why do users lie?

Episode 4 Episode 4
Simon Travaglia, 11 May 10:01

BOFH: Dawn raid on Fort BOFH

Episode 3 Episode 3
Simon Travaglia, 23 Mar 10:40
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BOFH: The Explosive Christmas Evacuation

Episode 20 Episode 20 Everyone loves the last day. The prospect of holidays ahead always puts people in a good mood which in turn leads to generosity, indulgence and poorly-thought-through dalliances in front of recording devices.
Simon Travaglia, 23 Dec 11:33
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Christmas headaches? We prescribe a year long course of BOFH

Still looking for that last minute stocking filler? Perhaps for a loved one? Like yourself?
Team Register, 20 Dec 12:48

BOFH: We don't need no stinkin' upgrade

Episode 17 Episode 17 "But I just want to go back to the way it was..." my user whines.
Simon Travaglia, 04 Nov 11:16

BOFH: Where's my free fondleslab?

Episode 15 Episode 15
Simon Travaglia, 14 Oct 11:16

BOFH: No, the Fabinocci sequence

Episode 14 Episode 14 "I'm just here to do the audit," a weedy bloke says, poking his head nervously into Mission Control.
Simon Travaglia, 23 Sep 10:28