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|55555|'s guide to trolling
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|55555|'s guide to trolling

A successful troll is one who manages to derail threads and in the most successful cases whole forums in to flamewars and is able to turn members against eachother.

Trolling, real trolling, is a subtle art. The desired result will probably not be achieved by posting "GOD IS A FAGGOT" on a christian site. Rather, if you really want to stir up trouble make it out that you are a christian, but hold especially extreme beliefs i.e. god intended to make negros an unsuperior race. Probably not the best example but I'm tired as hell right now so here we are.

Back this opinion up with an articulate argument too, if you look hard enough you'll be able to find studies showing the average black person does in fact have a lower iq than that of a the average white person, and Im sure if you search hard enough on google you'll find more golden tidbits to just copy paste.

Don't troll the first thing when you join a site, it'll be obvious. Rather, provide a little at first and then start to hit them with it. If you can become friends with some of the moderators, you should be ace and wont get banned.

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http://www.zoklet.net/bbs/member.php?u=637
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That guy is one of the most successful trolls I've seen. He had that whole forum in an uproar with his racism trolls, because he was able to present them in an intelligent way. Go through some of his posts for examples of successful trolls.

In the best trolls, it is not known that you are trolling. You may get accused of being one of those nasty creatures lurking under bridges, but the general community consensus needs to be that you're serious. Once community consensus is that you're a troll, it's very difficult to earn serious poster status back and future trolls will be difficult to pull off with that account. I can't troll you guys very effectively because I have long been pointed out as a troll.

On a forum, there are several main types of posters. It helps to be able to identify them.

Internet tough guy: Easy to troll. Tries to make himself out to be a badass even though he's just a stupid twelve year old kid. Take a stab at his ego and you'll have him throwing around generic insults like middle school kids. Bonus points if you can get him banned.

Other trolls: Your comrads in destroying a forum community.

Pseudo intellectuals: These people think they're smart by writing up long blocks of text babbling on about nothing. You can troll them by showing they're complete idiots.

Reformed troll: Somebody who used to be a troll but no longer trolls, at least not on that particular forum. Will often be the first to point out you are a troll and is your 2nd worst enemy next to mods/admin. If they call you a troll it's usually best to just ignore the comment, you wont be able to do yourself any favors by replying.

Smart peoples: These people will usually ignore your troll threads completely unless it's a very good troll and they provide a lot to the forum.

Moderators/Admins: Get on their good side so you don't get ban hammered.

Retards: These people are genuinely dumb and are easily trolled. They often get accused of being trolls themselves.

I'll add on to this tomorrow probably, too tired tonight. It is a work in progress.

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Thx, even pr0s like me need to hone their skills.

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Thanks, just what SS needed xD

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"A 'no' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble." - Mahatma Gandhi

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"when I was a kid I used to pray for a bicycle. then I realized that god doesn't work that way. so I stole one and prayed for forgiveness."
"I would rather die for something I believe in than live for anything else."
"What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine. What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored." – F W Nietzsche
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random_name Wrote:Thanks, just what SS needed xD
I know right. Biggrin

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Love it. the_ryan wasn't anywhere neal a successful troll, just an incredibly annoying one.

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I wonder who was the most successful troll on SS ever...

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"A 'no' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it."

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
-Ben Franklin

"when I was a kid I used to pray for a bicycle. then I realized that god doesn't work that way. so I stole one and prayed for forgiveness."
"I would rather die for something I believe in than live for anything else."
"What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine. What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored." – F W Nietzsche
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Justin, only because he has h4x0r skills.

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Nah, not Justin. He's not a troll, really.

I don't think ive been here long enough to judge.

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"A 'no' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it."

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
-Ben Franklin

"when I was a kid I used to pray for a bicycle. then I realized that god doesn't work that way. so I stole one and prayed for forgiveness."
"I would rather die for something I believe in than live for anything else."
"What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine. What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored." – F W Nietzsche
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random_name Wrote:Nah, not Justin. He's not a troll, really.

I don't think ive been here long enough to judge.
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Nah, you weren't that successful.

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"A 'no' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it."

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
-Ben Franklin

"when I was a kid I used to pray for a bicycle. then I realized that god doesn't work that way. so I stole one and prayed for forgiveness."
"I would rather die for something I believe in than live for anything else."
"What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine. What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored." – F W Nietzsche
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random_name Wrote:Nah, you weren't that successful.
I've had people raging for 500 days now, and I'll have them raging for at least another 500 days. Wink I'm a really shitty troll here since I don't even try but you guys are all pretty easy to upset. :/

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You would know if im easy to upset or not =]

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"A 'no' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it."

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
-Ben Franklin

"when I was a kid I used to pray for a bicycle. then I realized that god doesn't work that way. so I stole one and prayed for forgiveness."
"I would rather die for something I believe in than live for anything else."
"What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine. What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored." – F W Nietzsche
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Apathy.
9moredetentions.

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Pieman Wrote:Apathy.
9moredetentions.
6md was an obvious troll. Apathy was pretty damn good at it though.

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ILTST9 Wrote:
Pieman Wrote:Apathy.
9moredetentions.
6md was an obvious troll. Apathy was pretty damn good at it though.

Only apathy would say that

SUP APATHY
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psychopath Wrote:
ILTST9 Wrote:
Pieman Wrote:Apathy.
9moredetentions.
6md was an obvious troll. Apathy was pretty damn good at it though.

Only apathy would say that

SUP APATHY
Dude how did you know?

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Best troll this site has ever seen would probably be Shinzo.

<lordpie> Life sucks so much right now. It seems I'm spending all of it doing math.
<Rosti_LFC> You are "Math Boy"
<Rosti_LFC> Doer of math
<Rosti_LFC> Unable to integrate with society. Only with functions of x
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We've had quite a lot of trolls.

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"A 'no' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it."

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
-Ben Franklin

"when I was a kid I used to pray for a bicycle. then I realized that god doesn't work that way. so I stole one and prayed for forgiveness."
"I would rather die for something I believe in than live for anything else."
"What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine. What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored." – F W Nietzsche
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We have never had any really skilled trolls, just persistent motherfuckers.

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HALCYON DREAMS Wrote:We have never had any really skilled trolls, just persistent motherfuckers.
i.e. me

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This place is just for practice trolling. Seriously, 5 was obvious, regardless of trying or not. Even on my bad days I can get into a community with relative ease and start trolling them.

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HALCYON DREAMS Wrote:We have never had any really skilled trolls, just persistent motherfuckers.

Eddy, I fear to disagree with you on a subject which you're quite skilled at, but isn't that the definition of a troll?

<lordpie> Life sucks so much right now. It seems I'm spending all of it doing math.
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Nah. Good trolls can destroy a community in their spare time. 'Persistent motherfuckers' are just spammers on steroids.

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Those health forums are so fun to troll! Since it's just a bunch of 40 year old mothers that have no idea what a troll is. I can make up any bizarre medical condition and they go "OMG REALLY GO SEE A DOCTOR OMG" Example: Guys I have been vomiting like kind of purple stuff. And it's kind of puffy.

And they believe it.

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