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I'm hearing the word "troll" a lot tonight-I'm sensing this is a negative word?

 
Queenofscrap

Asked by Queenofscrap at 11:40 PM on Oct. 15, 2010 in About CafeMom

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  • 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 9:32 AM on Oct. 16, 2010

  • Yep. It means that a person is asking a question just to make others mad.
    KARRIEMARIE

    Answer by KARRIEMARIE at 11:47 PM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • Or going around from question to question giving bitchy uncalled for answers just to get a rise out of others.
    Nanixh

    Answer by Nanixh at 11:54 PM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • Sometimes people just yell it if they don't like what someone is saying, or if they don't believe what someone is saying. I say if you can think it up, it could be true.....
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 11:57 PM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • Good to know.
    Luisa621

    Answer by Luisa621 at 2:05 AM on Oct. 16, 2010

  • i think it means like a bot or a fake acct
    BigfordBrat

    Answer by BigfordBrat at 7:28 AM on Oct. 16, 2010

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