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I have to ask, I see it ALL the time...

What is a "TROLL" so many people are talking about?

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Asked by JazzyJes at 9:51 AM on Jan. 3, 2011 in About CafeMom

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  • Someone who trolls message boards for the sole purpose of being a jackass.

    Answer by gemgem at 9:52 AM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • A troll is a big ugly and dangerous fairy tale hero. They live in caves or ugly unliveble places. they smell and ugh. If there is anything else called TROLL than probably it will be a government programme:P Mhaw:D

    Answer by adriennfaklya at 9:53 AM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • Someone who asks and answers with really stupid thoughts and questions. Like I want to breast feed my husband how can I do that or my child wants to breast feed and he's 15 that kind of stupid stuff.

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 9:53 AM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • People who make posts or reply just to start drama are Trolls.

    Answer by Scuba at 9:53 AM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • and they always post anon

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 9:54 AM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • OH and yes, I agree with the mums talking before me:)

    Answer by adriennfaklya at 9:54 AM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • I totally agree with all these...Someone who needs to get a life.

    Answer by sam223 at 9:57 AM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • yup!

    Answer by mothermayiam at 10:09 AM on Jan. 3, 2011


    In Internet slang, a troll is someone who posts inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an online discussion forum, chat room, or blog, with the primary intent of provoking other users into a desired emotional response[1] or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion.[2] In addition to the offending poster, the noun troll can also refer to the provocative message itself, as in "that was an excellent troll you posted". While the term troll and its associated action trolling are primarily associated with Internet discourse, media attention in recent years has made such labels highly subjective, with trolling being used to describe intentionally provocative actions outside of an online context.


    Answer by isabellalecour at 10:27 AM on Jan. 3, 2011

  • An individual who likes drama and pushing peoples buttons if you let them or someone who posts silly ridiculous questions all the while under an anon cloak lol some are mean some are just silly....

    Answer by Truelove77 at 9:45 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

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