Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

What makes a troll?

Seriously, why are people called trolls? And what are they supposed to do- just try and cause drama? Thanks.

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:36 PM on Oct. 31, 2009 in Just for Fun

Answers (4)
  • Puppy dog tails, snakes and quails, hair and nails, sharp teeth and a deep growly voice.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:41 PM on Oct. 31, 2009

  • AHAHAHA!! Thanks, but really ae there any real 'trolls" on here or do people just get mad at someone and call them one?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:45 PM on Oct. 31, 2009

  • Trolls: A Guide.


    What Is A Troll?


    The term derives from "trolling", a style of fishing which involves trailing bait through a likely spot hoping for a bite. The troll posts a message, often in response to an honest question, that is intended to upset, disrupt or simply insult the group.


    Usually, it will fail, as the troll rarely bothers to match the tone or style of the group, and usually its ignorance shows.


     

    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 9:53 PM on Oct. 31, 2009

  • Thank you, that makes sense.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:57 PM on Oct. 31, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN