What is trolling?

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    I don't really know, but when I look at the short "active topics" list on the right side of the page and see all eight slots filled by one person in the space of ten minutes, what comes to mind for me is this:

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    Kind of like this

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    I dont really agree with that article. I see the trolls as deliberately posting crap that on investigation turns out to be......crap.
    Some forums manage this and some ignore it.
    There are a few posters on here that spam up the board with crap that is disproven pretty quickly but is still allowed to stand.

    A while back one of the Alt righters posted a video purporting to be muslims rioting in London.It was actually a video of nazis attacking muslims in Cardiff. It will still be on the site somewhere. Credibility shot.

    Low quality mods dont help the situation and give the trolls a paradise they dont deserve.
     
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    Doesn't much matter what you believe, or agree with. That link merely gave an idea of what trolling was.
    I am certain you know what trolling is.
     
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    In my mind, that is the confluence of indolence, ignorance and insipidity.
     
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    I am certain that you do as well.
     
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    LOL You're a mod. Should you really be saying something like that? LOL
     
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    Freedom of speech should not cover outright falsehoods.
     
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    Well, I agree with that.
     

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