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Dr Ron Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-18-05 03:51 PM
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24. Worse than the troll posts
I figure a board like this is bound to get troll posts and I don't pay much attention to them.

What I find really absurd is the conservative blogs which use absurd posts as reason to attack liberals. They might be plants from trolls, or they might even be real. There are bound to be a handful of people who are a bit too far out in left field.

Some bloggers will take an isolated post here, or a diary on a site like Kos, and quote them as if they are representative of current mainstream liberal thought.

It's an easy way to write an attack, but not very meaningful.

I often come across really strange things on conservative blogs, and I'm sure I could find far worse if I dug through Free Republic (a misnamed site if I've ever seen one). I could play their game and enter a post making fun of it on one of the blogs where I write, but I wouldn't bother. If there is a bizarre statement from someone who is significant in the conservative movement or Republican Party I might quote it and debunk it. If it is just a lone blogger or poster, it doesn't mean much to quote a ridiculous statement.
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  -Troll modus operandi UdoKier  May-18-05 03:08 PM   #0 
  - LOL did you see the thread on the nameless site...  Goldmund   May-18-05 03:10 PM   #1 
  - that the general m.o. Then there's the "sleeper-freeper."  Raster   May-18-05 03:11 PM   #2 
  - I've always wondered what the point of that is.  Bouncy Ball   May-18-05 03:13 PM   #5 
  - Well, yes, that's one type.  Bouncy Ball   May-18-05 03:12 PM   #3 
  - I have hit the alert button because you are a troll.  brainshrub   May-18-05 03:12 PM   #4 
  - No...trolling is actually posting  trumad   May-18-05 03:16 PM   #8 
  - I have, but it's not a daily thing.  UdoKier   May-18-05 03:18 PM   #11 
  - Probably drinking Coors instead of Bud too  havocmom   May-18-05 03:37 PM   #19 
  - DING DING DING DING DING DING DING DING DING DING DING!!!!!  Walt Starr   May-18-05 03:13 PM   #6 
  - ROTFLMAO  ModRepubinPA   May-18-05 03:13 PM   #7 
  - stop it, I am going to pee my pants!  FLDem5   May-18-05 03:17 PM   #9 
  - A variation is to discredit DUers by taking your username  bobthedrummer   May-18-05 03:18 PM   #10 
  - Those don't bother me. It's the more calculating ones,...  Just Me   May-18-05 03:19 PM   #12 
  - P.S. You give them too much credit when you use the word "mole"  Bouncy Ball   May-18-05 03:20 PM   #13 
  - Good point.  UdoKier   May-18-05 03:22 PM   #15 
  - Mission Improbable  XemaSab   May-18-05 03:52 PM   #25 
  - You got me!  Lannes   May-18-05 03:22 PM   #16 
  - Welcome Lannes!  tnlefty   May-18-05 04:02 PM   #30 
     - Im not getting raptured  Lannes   May-18-05 04:10 PM   #34 
  - For real! Don't inflame their fantasy. They are little to nada.  Just Me   May-18-05 03:49 PM   #23 
  - Yeah, and moles are my frail, little cousins.  Swamp Rat   May-18-05 04:05 PM   #32 
  - Don't read 'em either.  bunkerbuster1   May-18-05 04:13 PM   #35 
  - You forgot overuse of the pronouns "we" and "us". (nt)  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-18-05 03:21 PM   #14 
  - EXCELLENT observation.  Goldmund   May-18-05 03:40 PM   #21 
  - The late night ones are entertaining  The_Casual_Observer   May-18-05 03:28 PM   #17 
  - Cough, cough, Bolton, cough  XemaSab   May-18-05 03:53 PM   #26 
  - you forgot the ones that post exclusively in the Lounge  Kathy in Cambridge   May-18-05 03:34 PM   #18 
  - HAHA! They sure do!  Swamp Rat   May-18-05 04:07 PM   #33 
  - At least they aren't out meeting like minded members of the opposite  Shoeempress   May-18-05 03:40 PM   #20 
  - stop, you're making me paranoid about myself  uppityperson   May-18-05 03:49 PM   #22 
  - Worse than the troll posts  Dr Ron   May-18-05 03:51 PM   #24 
  - That sounds like Michelle Malkin modus operandi  gollygee   May-18-05 03:55 PM   #27 
  - I tried to troll in FReeperland.  BearClaws   May-18-05 03:59 PM   #28 
  - "I'm no Bush fan but..."  CJCRANE   May-18-05 04:01 PM   #29 
  - Don't feed the trolls  TrogL   May-18-05 04:02 PM   #31 
  - The professional troll modus operandi is to stifle discussion  Swamp Rat   May-18-05 04:18 PM   #36 
  - VERY good, concise description of it.  Bouncy Ball   May-18-05 04:19 PM   #37 
  - don't forget the wanking off part  mopaul   May-18-05 04:20 PM   #38 
     - See post #36  Swamp Rat   May-18-05 04:23 PM   #39 

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