The criticism that some poster is trolling (or is a troll) on internet forums is so irrelevant and childish (and boring!) that it's actually kind of funny that anyone even wastes their time making such a lame accusation. First off, nearly everyone displays trollish characteristics to one degree or another degree. Secondly, so what if someone is trolling? Who really gives a fat fuk? All the the accusation really amounts to is a way say to the poster, "I just wanted to trash your posting effort but have it appear like it's some relevant criticism."
Originally Posted by Up On the Governor
I've seen some pretty decent discussions result from "trolling". Many times the person isn't really trolling but merely phrased the post in a way that provided an easy troll acuasation from their detractors. So screw the whole notion of trolling! We like freedom of speech, right? Let people troll if the want.
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