Warfa is a commonly-used word around the lab.

In part, Warfa stands for “When Applicable Re-Fill Appliance”; that is, if you empty the coffee pot, refill it.

In part, Warfa is the name of a server, warfa.cs.washington.edu, used to run computationally-intensive jobs. It runs nightly tests for various projects.

In part, Warfa is a nickname for John Toman born of an awkward bureaucratic mix-up during his Twitter internship.