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What's the difference between a wind up thread and trolling?

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breatheslowly Sun 21-Apr-13 22:13:55

I struggle to see the difference. Is there one?

EarnestDullard Mon 22-Apr-13 14:46:24

Trolls usually have malicious intent; wind-up threads are done for fun and don't harm anyone.

HelenMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 22-Apr-13 14:48:19

Yes, that's more or less it, EarnestDullard.

mrsdinklage Wed 24-Apr-13 13:42:08

I thought wind-up threads got deleted quicker hmm grin

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