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Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Clinton McClure, Aug 15, 2008.

  1. Clinton McClure

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    Is it just me or has there been a surge of trolling on the HTF as of late?
     
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    Interesting thread, with no examples...OK...

    I guess i have seen some difference of opinion. I have seen a lot of new people. Quite a few people i might assume are teens, that have nothing better to do than stir the pot, piss off people.

    Nah, nothing going on here. Its all in your mind. [​IMG]
     
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    Haven't noticed it. Although your post is possibly an example of it... [​IMG]
     
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    Other than that dude who welshes on Dark Knight bets, not really.
     
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    Hey, I just learned something thanks to this thread. I never knew it was "welshes" or that it was derived from Welsh. Huh. Oh and what's trolling? [​IMG]
     
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    Well there was that guy Floyd or whoever, posting mostly in the hardware areas. He never made an upgrade that I would have chosen to afford, and the result was never less than outstanding and amazing.
     
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    It'll probably turn out I insulted someone with that.
     
  8. Clinton McClure

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    I'm not going to name names, but some of the posts look like obvious attempts with a thread or two being closed recently. It just seems there have been more attempts than usual, that's all.

    And there's no way I could be trolling, I love silica and salsa too much! :)
     
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    Has it been in specific areas, Clinton? I've not noticed an uptick in locked threads in AHL. The other areas I loiter in also seem safe from trollish talk.
     
  10. Clinton McClure

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    HT Hardware and associated hardware forums.
     
  11. Bryan X

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    I noticed a couple, but not an absurd amount.
     
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    Not from where I sit, no.

    M.
     
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    I remember one newbie getting a little unruly in one of RAH's Blu-ray threads a couple of months ago......fun times. [​IMG] Haven't seen anything else notable though.
     
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    I guess people should define what they mean by "trolling". To me, that doesn't qualify.

    M.
     
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    I agree. "Trolling" is usually defined as "trolling for flames" - posting something solely for the purpose of provoking others to an angry or outraged response. Arguing the relative merits of various Olympic sports doesn't strike me as qualifying. Although I suppose there could be some really milltant badmitten afficiandos out there who might disagree. [​IMG]

    Regards,

    Joe
     
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    I think that Bose speakers are by far the best speaker brand there is!! [​IMG]



    No I haven't seen any trollers.
     
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    "I think that Bose speakers are by far the best speaker brand there is!!"

    That's probably not trolling, but around these parts those sure are fightin' words.
     
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    That's even funnier because I watched Dodgeball the other day.
     
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    I don't remember seeing any trolls, just a few elves and wizards.
     

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