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I nominate Me_Billy. Everything thing he posts is nasty, negative, and puts the worst possible light on any situation. If he could uphold the proud tradition of snark he might squeak by, but no. He's like a drunk uncle at a family party. Ranting about the good old days when the uppity womenfolks didn't ruin a man's life. (Insert loathsome rant of your choice.)
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FWIW SpamforBrains belongs on the list. The whole thread on how pornography can't hurt children because it's only watching people making love: ding, ding, ding.
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I nominate Me_Billy. Everything thing he posts is nasty, negative, and puts the worst possible light on any situation. If he could uphold the proud tradition of snark he might squeak by, but no. He's like a drunk uncle at a family party. Ranting about the good old days when the uppity womenfolks didn't ruin a man's life. (Insert loathsome rant of your choice.)
Maybe he's LinusK's drunk uncle?
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a rather famous professional troll that I saw featured not long ago.
Very funny article -- I'll keep my eye out for his comments in the wild.
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Meanwhile, back at the ranch, another random thought has passed by the empty space between boffking's ears.
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Trolling is one example where that doesn't really work--since the trolls have every reason to try and hide that way.

Hell, that's the entire modus operandi of a rather famous professional troll that I saw featured not long ago.
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Actually, there's a third class too. Those whose posts contain more Broomfiction than fact. They aren't trolling as much as using their Broomagination to create Broomtales. Of course, I'd never mention who that poster was. The point is, this trolling isn't offensive or obnoxious so we sort of give them a pass on it.
Why do we give them a pass? I mean, I suppose it's fine it the Mundane forum, but broomfiction happens in General Questions and Great Debates, as well.
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Meanwhile, back at the ranch, another random thought has passed by the empty space between boffking's ears.
he has quite the standardized template. The assertion disguised poorly as a question followed by two to four slightly connected declarative sentences where he asserts supposed facts. Post and away it goes with no further thought or response. a machine like quality.
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it seems this has not gone the way he desired, so now it is the Questions about 9/11: Why did the hijackers on Flight 93 make so many "mistakes"?
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it seems this has not gone the way he desired, so now it is the Questions about 9/11: Why did the hijackers on Flight 93 make so many "mistakes"?
Just food for thought.
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Well, the puppets do dance, so he gets what he wants.
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Then there's the case of Trump Looooser.
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Then there's the case of Trump Looooser.
I fell for posting in his thread in GQ. Did not notice "Join Date May 2016" until after having posted several times.
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Then there's the case of Trump Looooser.
Ugh. It's not even trying to be subtle about it. I know people like playing with trolls, but c'mon - just let this one go.
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Ugh. It's not even trying to be subtle about it. I know people like playing with trolls, but c'mon - just let this one go.
You're supposed to spay or neuter them before you release them back in the wild. Otherwise they breed and it's a worse problem next year.
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Ugh. It's not even trying to be subtle about it. I know people like playing with trolls, but c'mon - just let this one go.
But...but... I have this one brilliant rejoinder that I'm absatively, posalutely sure will make him shut up. I just know it's going to work this time!!!
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But...but... I have this one brilliant rejoinder that I'm absatively, posalutely sure will make him shut up. I just know it's going to work this time!!!
Well, I see you your "shut up" and raise you a "make him see the error of his ways"...

I always picture a Rightie Doper reading my rapier repartée, then shutting off their computer with a sigh ... and a tear trickling down their cheek (mourning all those wasted years of wrongheadedness). Then laying down, thinking "Well, what do I do now that all my presuppositions are wrong? I guess tomorrow I'll head downtown and give all my socks to the homeless, and enjoy my first real day of renewed life, but for now I'll just rest..."
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Trumpy is now claiming that the Trumpster will make the US GDP double every 6 months once he's in office. Double. Every 6 months.

What are we now, about $17T? That will make us $132Q by the end of Trump's 1st term. That's Q = quadrillion.

Troll or imbecile. Or both?

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Troll or imbecile. Or both?
My money's on "bored teen with no class".
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FWIW SpamforBrains belongs on the list. The whole thread on how pornography can't hurt children because it's only watching people making love: ding, ding, ding.
She started out a bit more subtle (though still annoying) but has definitely ramped it up lately.
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My money's on "banned".
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I'd call you psychic, but your guess came in after the fact.
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Well, at least nice to see that for once screamingly obvious troll was obvious enough.
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Wow! I wonder on what grounds TL got banned? He didn't break any rules that I'm aware of. (Not that I'll be shedding any tears or anything)
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What rule? Uhhh, the rule against trolling. Did you read his threads?
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What rule? Uhhh, the rule against trolling. Did you read his threads?
Yes. I'm not so sure he was trolling though. He acts pretty much like I would expect a Trump fan to act like. Unless you want to say Trump fans are by default trolls. Then I guess he would be a troll.
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Yes. I'm not so sure he was trolling though. He acts pretty much like I would expect a Trump fan to act like. Unless you want to say Trump fans are by default trolls. Then I guess he would be a troll.
Check out the other thread he started in GD.
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Well, at least nice to see that for once screamingly obvious troll was obvious enough.
There's a definitive downside to seeking the Obvious Troll is Obvious Award.
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Grounds? GROUNDS? WE DON'T NEED NO STEENKIN' GROUNDS!
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First they came for the trolls, but I remained silent...
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First they came for the trolls, but I remained silent...
Actually, we're cheering about it in this thread!

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it seems this has not gone the way he desired, so now it is the Questions about 9/11: Why did the hijackers on Flight 93 make so many "mistakes"?
Yep. Troll.
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Hell, that's the entire modus operandi of a rather famous professional troll that I saw featured not long ago.
That was entertaining. Is what "KenM" is doing really trolling? It seems to me that he just makes comments that are very obviously jokes, and funny jokes. Can you call him a troll just because a few people are so brain-dead that they don't grasp that he's obviously joking?

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That was a great link--I almost pissed my pants laughing at Ken M's comments.
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How else will the junior mod make the coffee? Ban a troll, grind him up into ground and brew him up.
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That was entertaining. Is what "KenM" is doing really trolling? It seems to me that he just makes comments that are very obviously jokes, and funny jokes. Can you call him a troll just because a few people are so brain-dead that they don't grasp that he's obviously joking?
That works for the first post. But when he strings people along who clearly took him seriously, I would indeed call it trolling.

Though I have to admit it's a type of trolling I don't mind too much.
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OK. Two down.

May I suggest our next candidate: DerekMichaels00

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Why is Obama so divisive? After all, "many people have said it"!
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Wow! I wonder on what grounds TL got banned? He didn't break any rules that I'm aware of. (Not that I'll be shedding any tears or anything)
The rule against trolling. Aside from the troll name, the two threads he started (now disappeared) had an obvious racist agenda.
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Slightly above 133+speakers but just below there's this girl who goes to my church and every time I go to talk to her she avoids me, and when I tried to ask her why on Facebook she blocked me. I'm the only one she does this to, because there's a whole group of girls from my church who get together after church every week for sushi and she invited all of them to her wedding in the park except me, and when I tried to ask her why on Facebook she blocked me after posting a nasty message about how I lied about liking sushi. Why would I lie about liking sushi? Also the barrista at Starbucks wouldn't give me a refund on my venti soy chestnut latte because all the sprinkles sank to the bottom so I thought I didn't get any after I asked for them special.
Hey! I know her! And hate her, since she buttonholes me and I can't get away because I'm from Minnesota and have not been trained in the fine art of saying, "Fuck the hell off."

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John, we've been buds for ages, but you must allow me to say, "Rookie mistake," and laugh at you, since that's what we do in Chicago.

Yeah, we moved, to a more congenial climate, at least for me.
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OK. Two down.

May I suggest our next candidate: DerekMichaels00

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Why is Obama so divisive? After all, "many people have said it"!
There must be some mistake. DerekMichaels00 has assured us repeatedly -- repeatedly, I say -- that he is a sweet liberal Democrat and just has a few issues here and there. Like Barack Hussein Obama being a divisive Kenyan darkie of Muslim faith who was never qualified to be president, the fact that transgenders are scum, that Hillary Clinton is a treacherous crook, a peculiar interest in Donald Trump, and, just in case Trump loses to liberal Democrats like himself, DerekMichaels00 has expressed great interest in who the next Republican Hero might be in 2020.

But those are mere side issues. In every other way, DerekMichaels00 is an awesome exemplar of enlightened progressive values. OK, I don't actually know what way or ways, but I'm sure DerekMichaels00 will be along shortly to assure us of his impeccable credentials as a liberal Democrat. So bugger off, John Mace, and quit harassing fellow progressives!
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John, we've been buds for ages, but you must allow me to say, "Rookie mistake," and laugh at you, since that's what we do in Chicago.
Yes, I know it. Point and laugh as you will. I deserve it!
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How about bomberswarm2 for "Is Kwanzaa A Joke?"
So racist, it carries the brand name "Much" on the outside.

or...

How come serial killers in the USA kill so many people?

Can you drink salt water?

how many people can you kill with one bullet?

Why do murderers always dig only shallow graves?

Does the word 'Jew' have a negative connotation?

Why haven't Aliens got Facebook accounts?

Why do white people exist?

If Hillary Gets Arrested

Is there actually a way to kill someone and leave no sign of it being a murder?

and the Classic...

Can police shoot someone to stop them committing suicide?
(I don't know Bo. Tell me what you find out...)
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Spamforbrains is making quite the showing this thread regarding 9/11.




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I haven't watched live TV since hmm, I was 12? Better alternatives were invented. I've never listened to the radio. I don't read newspapers, who does? It was not all-consuming for many of us who prefer to live our actual real lives.
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Spamforbrains is making quite the showing this thread regarding 9/11.
Yeah. Shitforbrains is a more appropriate name. That must be what people who know her call her.
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I'm such a hipster, I never even heard of the 9/11 attacks until days later. Did I mention what a hipster I am?

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