Trolls: The Town Drunks Of The Internet

Trolls: The Town Drunks Of The Internet

There are 39 comments on the Techdirt story from Jul 8, 2011, titled Trolls: The Town Drunks Of The Internet. In it, Techdirt reports that:

A study conducted by researchers at Northwestern University has reached a conclusion that many of us have entertained but dismissed as "not having a study conducted by researchers at Northwestern University behind it." Namely: trolling is like being sloppy drunk.

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Tuff_Guy

Since: Oct 10

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#1 Jul 9, 2011
I'll drink to that!!!!

*staggers down street*

AAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

*hic*

Tuff_Guy

Since: Oct 10

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#2 Jul 9, 2011

“Where DO missing socks go?”

Since: Jun 11

They run away to join the show

#3 Jul 23, 2011
*sets up blender*

Whirllll!!! Grind!! Whirl!!

Margarita anyone?

“Back in "Black"”

Since: Jul 10

Unknown

#4 Jul 27, 2011
-Topicks Puppet Show- wrote:
*sets up blender*
Whirllll!!! Grind!! Whirl!!
Margarita anyone?
Hell Yea!!!!

“Where DO missing socks go?”

Since: Jun 11

They run away to join the show

#5 Jul 27, 2011
just -J- wrote:
<quoted text>Hell Yea!!!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =6cbX4DUACYUXX
*Hands over a large frozen glass with salt on the rim*

Here ya go!

A couple of these and I might take my sock off.

“Back in "Black"”

Since: Jul 10

Unknown

#6 Jul 29, 2011
-Topicks Puppet Show- wrote:
<quoted text>*Hands over a large frozen glass with salt on the rim*
Here ya go!
A couple of these and I might take my sock off.
After 4 or 5 I would take off more than a sock lol.

“The magic is in you...”

Since: Jul 10

Land of Oz

#7 Jul 29, 2011
just -J- wrote:
<quoted text>After 4 or 5 I would take off more than a sock lol.
Daym! Come here baby and I'll give you 4 or 5. I want to see if it's anything like Tequila. ;-)

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#8 Jul 30, 2011
*pours drinks*

“and the Top Ick award goes to”

Since: Jul 10

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#9 Jul 30, 2011
just -J- wrote:
<quoted text>After 4 or 5 I would take off more than a sock lol.
Not if all you were wearing to begin with was a sock.

Too far gone for prozac

“ I murdered DND.”

Since: May 10

Waco Tx.

#10 Jul 30, 2011
It's more like a hangover to me.
WhiteDevil

Homestead, FL

#11 Aug 1, 2011
Wow! at last! I'm in heaven and I'm not even dead!

“and the Top Ick award goes to”

Since: Jul 10

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#13 Sep 29, 2011
See?

I took my sock off!

Aaaaahahahahahahahahahaaha!!!

“A *wink* and a smile!!”

Since: Apr 10

USA

#14 Sep 29, 2011
-Topicks Puppet Show- wrote:
*sets up blender*
Whirllll!!! Grind!! Whirl!!
Margarita anyone?
Would love one!! Thank you!!

“As American as.......”

Since: Feb 11

Apple Pie

#15 Sep 29, 2011
Ohio Cowgirl wrote:
<quoted text> Would love one!! Thank you!!
Me too! I don't know if I'm a very good troll but I could be a good town drunk if it paid better.

Unreal One

“HOW YOU LIKE ME NOW??????”

Since: Jan 11

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#16 Sep 29, 2011
Auntie Social List wrote:
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Me too! I don't know if I'm a very good troll but I could be a good town drunk if it paid better.
3
You are not, too heavy on the report button

Have a nice day :)

“A *wink* and a smile!!”

Since: Apr 10

USA

#17 Sep 30, 2011
Unreal One wrote:
<quoted text>3
You are not, too heavy on the report button
Have a nice day :)
Be nice!!! Try something new and different!! Change is a good thing!!

“Where DO missing socks go?”

Since: Jun 11

They run away to join the show

#18 Sep 30, 2011
Ohio Cowgirl wrote:
<quoted text> Be nice!!! Try something new and different!! Change is a good thing!!
If he was nice it would be new and different!

I keep trying to decide if he THINKS he is funny??????

“Where DO missing socks go?”

Since: Jun 11

They run away to join the show

#19 Sep 30, 2011
Auntie Social List wrote:
<quoted text>
Me too! I don't know if I'm a very good troll but I could be a good town drunk if it paid better.
Were you the cute troll doll on offbeat?

I liked that one.

“If you can't beat um join um”

Since: Jun 11

Under the troll bridge

#20 Sep 30, 2011
-Topicks Puppet Show- wrote:
<quoted text>Were you the cute troll doll on offbeat?
I liked that one.
Did you call me? Yes, I am also Auntie.
I just got my hair done, do you like it? Got Ogre groomed too. They put a bow on his head. He was pissed! Whoever heard of a troll dog with a bow?

Well I better get back under the troll bridge, lots to do today but thanks for asking after me.

Climbs on tricycle and pedals furiously towards bridge.....

“Where DO missing socks go?”

Since: Jun 11

They run away to join the show

#21 Sep 30, 2011
The Troll Doll wrote:
<quoted text>
Did you call me? Yes, I am also Auntie.
I just got my hair done, do you like it? Got Ogre groomed too. They put a bow on his head. He was pissed! Whoever heard of a troll dog with a bow?
Well I better get back under the troll bridge, lots to do today but thanks for asking after me.
Climbs on tricycle and pedals furiously towards bridge.....
Hahhahahahhahahaha!!!!

Hi there cutie, good to see you.

I'm wearing my Troll Sock today, did you notice?

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