I always wonder ...

Hyuga hyugaricdeau at gmail.com
Mon Dec 29 16:22:22 CET 2008


On Dec 22, 1:51 pm, Grant Edwards <invalid at invalid> wrote:
> On 2008-12-22, s... at pobox.com <s... at pobox.com> wrote:
>
> > ... shouldn't people who spend all their time trolling be
> > doing something else: studying, working, writing patches which
> > solve the problems they perceive to exist in the troll
> > subject?
>
> I think you misunderstand the point of trolling.  The author of
> a troll post doesn't actually care about the "problems" (and
> may not even genuinely perceive them as problems).
>
> > Is there some online troll game running where the players earn
> > points for generating responses to their posts?
>
> Yup. It's called Usenet.

a.k.a. multi-player Emacs in deathmatch mode on nightmare
difficulty. ;)



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