Linked by Howard Fosdick on Wed 25th Jan 2012 06:58 UTC
Editorial Why do people troll? Can we prevent trolling or limit the damage trolls do? Here are some thoughts on trollology derived from academic studies and web research.
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RE: Trolls
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Wed 25th Jan 2012 15:31 UTC in reply to "Trolls"
Bill Shooter of Bul
Member since:
2006-07-14

If you haven't actually read all of Howard's article, I suggest you do.

There are intentional trolls who tick people off because its fun for them, and those that just suck at communicating without becoming emotionally involved.

One of the reasons why I visit this site, is because of its low troll count. There are people here I sharply disagree with on many things, but we do learn quite a bit from each other in a constructive dialogue.

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RE[2]: Trolls
by lucas_maximus on Wed 25th Jan 2012 19:29 in reply to "RE: Trolls"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Comon mate ... I submitted an article and trolled Lemur2 upto 300 comments.

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RE[3]: Trolls
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Wed 25th Jan 2012 20:45 in reply to "RE[2]: Trolls"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

This is the internet. That's comparatively a rare enough occurrence.

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