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what is a troll?

i read on a post that someone called someone olse a troll, is that a cafe mom thing or just a personal thing?

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Paige-0

Asked by Paige-0 at 11:15 AM on Aug. 28, 2010 in About CafeMom

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  • someone who likes to start drama and be a bitch it could be the being person posting a question or a commenter
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 11:16 AM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • A person who starts trouble with their questions or answers.
    pinkdragon36

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 11:17 AM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • Cafemom thing, basically it is people with fake profiles trying to start trouble by asking or answering questions in a nasty or derogative manner.

    shanlaree

    Answer by shanlaree at 11:17 AM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • It's an internet thing. You'll find "trolls" in any open thing like this. It's just someone who "trolls" the internet looking to start crap or posting stuff just to get a reaction.
    Kiwismommy19

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 11:18 AM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • its a cafemom nickname that we give to people who are nasty, rude, flat out dumb, liars, and just plain old ridiculous
    Mom2Giovanna

    Answer by Mom2Giovanna at 11:18 AM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • o well that makes sense thank you for clearing that up for me
    Paige-0

    Comment by Paige-0 (original poster) at 11:19 AM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • what kiwi said, it's an internet thing. Though this question gets asked time to time, they should put it in the FAQ's _haha!
    Tnamari

    Answer by Tnamari at 11:28 AM on Aug. 28, 2010

  • It's an internet thing, not a cafemom thing, older probably than a lot of the moms on this site. It's a fishing analogy, trolling is where you drag bait behind you in a moving boat, hoping for a nibble. Internet trolling is putting out little bits of outrageous statements, hoping to get a rise out of people and get them to "take the bait" and start a screaming match.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 2:58 PM on Aug. 28, 2010

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