What are Trolls?
I have heard this name mentioned on different sites and it is obviously referring to other people but what specifically does it mean?
A troll to me is a mythical character that lives underneath a bridge, yeah thats what I thinkk a troll is, unless its a new computer virus?lol
When people talk about trolls online, they're generally referring to people who post inflammatory things just for the sake of getting other people riled up. "Trolls" like to cause upset for the sake of it. Arguing with them is non-productive and is called "feeding the troll" because it just encourages more posts from him/her.
by mythbuster 8 years ago
Okay, so this isn't intended to be a very serious topic/thread.Go ahead and express your opinion about forum trolls:(lookit all this space that needs to be filled)
by Kim Kennedy 4 years ago
There have been queries about Bubblews, is it worthwhile? I'd say yes in my experience so far. It does fall down slightly with not having a forum section, so trolls don't have that outlet to let off steam.Tonight my posts have been disliked over 200 times, apparently by three different users who...
by Rob Welsh 6 years ago
How many good hubbers have left Hubpages over the last Year as a result of Trolls or Bullying?Let's take a head count because this problem is Not Being Resolved and many good people are being consistantly targeted.... 2 x that immediately come to mind are: Lita & Wordscribe.
by PoeticPhilosophy 5 years ago
Doesn't bother me one bit. I laughed and see the patheticness in these people so much now but decided I wanted to post about it and see if this has happened to anyone else. On one of my poems here is what someone wrote,"I am concerned about the image you selected, a silhouette of a woman...
by china man 8 years ago
There are some irritating entities in the forums who seem to get into good threads trying to start pointless arguments with pointless questions or are just plain rude for no reason. I have seen reference to trolls and sock puppets - I think I have got troll but can someone explain it all for...
by Dean Traylor 2 years ago
Trolls: Ignore them of Confront them?Since the advent of forums and content sites, trolls have infiltrated the system and tried to gum it up with their insipid responses. How do you deal with trolls? Do you ignore or confront them? Give reason for your response, please.
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