an internet user who sends inflammatory or provocative messages designed to elicit negative responses or start a flame-war. (As a fisherman trolls for an unsuspecting fish.) : Don’t answer those silly messages. Some troll is just looking for an argument.
Trolls can be fun but generally they are just annoying because at some point they just boil the debate down to “I’m Right and YOU SUCK”.
How do you identify a Troll? Not always easy some folks are just grumpy this does not make them a Troll. The best way to find a Troll is to look for someone that agrees with nothing and starts with insults. Here is a list of comments on The CBC website by a reader who calls him/herself Jgoyum. Do you think this person falls under the label Troll?
Comment on story: Alternative medicine popular for arthritis
2011/08/03 | 10:37 AM ET
Here is a typical Doctor visit. Patient / doctor says Hello, Doctor asks Whats Wrong. Patient tells doctor how he’s feeling. Doctor listen for Key Words and enters them into a computer. Computer tells doctor what drug to prescri…
Comment on story: Ghostwritten medical articles called fraud
2011/08/03 | 10:33 AM ET
The Medical Industry Itself, is a Fraud. Pretending to make people better, yet what they offer only makes them sicker and more reliant On the system. We don’t have ONE cure for anything. . . and its that way On Purpose.
Comment on story: Seniors home fire victim was suicidal, residents say
2011/08/03 | 10:26 AM ET
Police (believe) Ron Williams said he (believed) Ken Kopiak was suicidal and a schizophrenic Police could (not confirm) Resident Matthew Renn saw the car on fire before an (explosion) rocked his suite. So ALL we have is an …
Comment on story: World stocks fall amid dim U.S. economy prospects
2011/08/03 | 10:21 AM ET
How can people justify the stock market, as making an Honest living? Its an electronic pick pocket program, that scoops up your money. Speculates is a nice word for shysters, they are all a bunch of shady sams, looking to rip eac…
Comment on story: Westbound highway 401 reopens after crash
2011/08/03 | 10:17 AM ET
Keep it closed ! All its good for these days is to allow bankers to get to (work) and steal even more of everyone’s money. Keep it closed.
Comment on story: Blasts heard inside Syrian city
2011/08/03 | 10:13 AM ET
Fresh explosions….lol Instead of stale, moldy explosions? Who has access to this type of material ? The average person, or people connected with the global military industrial complex? Simon Says: “Open Your Eyes” …
Comment on story: Australian teen freed from suspicious device
2011/08/03 | 9:57 AM ET
HAHAHA….You trust the Main Stream Media. Too Funny.
Comment on story: Mubarak pleads not guilty to all charges
2011/08/03 | 9:54 AM ET
Of course he’s not guilty. Everyone in power who is not an illuminate puppet, will be removed from power or killed and in their place, a NWO yes man shall be installed. It has been decided by the elite and UN that All must foll…
Comment on story: MP denied tour of Gander air base
2011/08/02 | 10:09 PM ET
and at least 18 people think politicians should get a free ride?!!! God help You All !
Comment on story: Hydro reservoirs produce less CO2 than believed
2011/08/02 | 10:06 PM ET
Believe the people who do not have an agenda to fill. Go on and believe these lying, paid, con-men who pass themselves off as scientists.(yes lying, as has been proven, Right Phil Jones?
Possibly this person just hates science but my money is on the fact that Jgoyum is just a TROLL.