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Can anyone tell me what a troll is?

(7 Posts)
lizzyboo Thu 11-Jun-09 13:39:55


Disenchanted3 Thu 11-Jun-09 13:42:14

Someone who posts false things. Makes up stories.

Not all bad IMO, some are very funny and done in a jokey way for entertainment.

But some post 'true life' things such as loosing a baby, domestic violence ecty... for attention.

georgiemum Thu 11-Jun-09 13:43:51

Why is this in 'relationships'? Have you started seeing a man who is 3 foot tall, portly, covered in hair, barefoot and who lives under a bridge?

stripeypineapple Thu 11-Jun-09 13:44:20

Creature that lives under a bridge and demands tithes from people crossing. Eats billy goats smile

MitchyInge Thu 11-Jun-09 13:44:29

and stirring up arguments - they usually look for some sort of trouble or are deliberately provocative for other reasons?

georgiemum Thu 11-Jun-09 13:47:19

I think some thin of themselves as starting 'lively debate' and some are just melodramatic or attention-seekers.

No harm though. Can be quite funny though when the penny doesn't drop for a few pages.

lizzyboo Thu 11-Jun-09 13:50:28

I started a thread about a bloke I might want to do the do with and someone called me a troll. Had no idea what they ment. Thanks everyone, no he isn't short and troll like, pretty tasty actually just not sure I want to get serious and he's really lovely.

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