What is a Troll?

Dec 27th, 2006, 09:22 PM
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What is a Troll?

I see people calling other people a "Troll." What is a Troll?
donnae_b is offline  
Dec 27th, 2006, 09:24 PM
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my name is sistahlou, ,,,,,,, and I'm a troll.
Dec 27th, 2006, 09:56 PM
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If you have to ask, you can't afford one.
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Dec 27th, 2006, 10:31 PM
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A troll is someone who posts a question intending to cause a disturbance or promoting their business, etc. for personal gain. In other words, not someone who is legitimately trying to seek or give travel information without a hidden agenda.
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Dec 27th, 2006, 11:12 PM
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LOL lizzie!
Anyway, they are totally different this year.
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Dec 28th, 2006, 06:33 AM
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humph. and all along i thought they were those little guys that lived under the bridge and charged people to cross the bridge.
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Dec 28th, 2006, 06:40 AM
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Wikipedia gives this definition:

In Internet terminology, a troll is a person who enters an established community such as an online discussion forum and intentionally tries to cause disruption, often in the form of posting messages that are inflammatory, insulting, or off-topic, with the intent of provoking a reaction from others.

Try to ignore the silly responses, apparently written by people in their cups.
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Dec 28th, 2006, 06:52 AM
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Lately though, people here seem to love calling anyone with a view contrary to theirs a "troll".
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Dec 28th, 2006, 06:58 AM
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I learn something new everyday! I always thought a troll was someone who lived in lower penninsula of Michigan!
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Dec 28th, 2006, 07:09 AM
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aww lizzie! I never should have taken a sip of my tea before reading your reply!!!
Dec 28th, 2006, 10:42 AM
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What is in their cups?
Happytrials wrote this.

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Dec 28th, 2006, 10:49 AM
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"In their cups" means they've had too much to drink.
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