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Farmer Geddon

Inside the minds of internet trolls..

".....Unsurprisingly, trolls also reek of what scientists call the Dark Tetrad of noxious personality variables: Machiavellianism (willingness to manipulate and deceive others), narcissism (egotism and self-obsession), psychopathy (the lack of remorse and empathy), and sadism (pleasure in the suffering of others).

The researchers set out to determine whether "everyday sadism" would be the most germane trait to trolling, they said. After all, it's pretty intrinsic to troll culture:

   Trolling culture embraces a concept virtually synonymous with sadistic pleasure: in troll-speak, 'lulz'."

Inside the minds of internet trolls

What can you do about them?  
The Boyg

Don't feed them.

The Boyg wrote:
Don't feed them.

Easier said than done.

That principle works perfectly if, but only if, everybody on a forum sticks to it, without exception. It only takes one weak link in the chain and the plan is buggered.
Farmer Geddon

Apparently not feeding them makes them stronger..  go figure!

Well the scientists have described you perfectly Luci. And you know how we like to feed you Precious. Forum Index -> All faiths and none
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