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what is a troll?

on some of the post i've seen people refered to as trolls.

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Asked by tinasfriend at 5:14 PM on Jul. 15, 2010 in About CafeMom

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  • It means they are "trolling" for compliments.

    Answer by at 5:15 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • they are people that like to stir up trouble and our b****es to people for their different opinions, values

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 5:15 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • lol....I was thinking, they're a little doll with fuzzy hair that stands straight up!!.......

    Answer by colethky at 5:39 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • I was thinking troll - usually lives under a bridge and/or comes as a plastic toy with fuzzy colored hair you can braid or put barrettes in.

    Answer by tasches at 5:45 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • It's someone who trolls, as in fishing, looking for a nibble. They purposely say outrageous things just to get a reaction from someone.


    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.


    Answer by NotPanicking at 5:53 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • thank you for the answers and comments

    Comment by tinasfriend (original poster) at 6:16 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

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