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Posted 10/9/15
I know it's kind of a silly question but I know that I acknowledge them in a positive way, start a discussion out of it or ignore their insult entirely until they wear themselves out.

Part of me get a pleasure out of watching them try to make me mad and realizing that they're just words on a computer screen.

But yeah, when you get trolled, how do you handle it, do you go toe to toe, ignore them, or fight back with random non sequiturs, I knew one guy that started being polite using his native tongue and someone got mad at him and he was like "all I said was thank you for the advice" but he said it in Russian (forgot how to say the phrase).

Your methods for trolls, how do?
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So far I haven't had someone just be flat out rude to me or anything. I think that if someone was like that to me I would probably just either ignore it or kill them with kindness.
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Posted 10/9/15 , edited 10/14/15
I give them a few pieces of coins to get past the bridge~ 〈(゜。゜)
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Posted 10/9/15
Reverse troll them. I don't care about trolls because it's honestly just fun to troll back and let the hunter be the hunted.
Posted 10/9/15
Don't even know what one is.
Posted 10/9/15
I usually just dont bother with them, it's pretty pointless.
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Respectfully


Posted 10/9/15
I don't really see anything wrong with them or getting trolled, just a trickster behind a keyboard who seeks a conversation or just wants to play around. Sometimes it's fun to play around or sometimes I'm not up for it so I don't participate. There is value in a troll, or rather something to be seen, something to be learned about the human condition.
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Posted 10/9/15

Dariamus wrote:

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that looks like something that you'd have to vanquish for a crapton of gold, bro.
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It depends on what kind of mood I'm in. I've found that a lot of people acting like trolls actually aren't, but just aren't very bright, or misunderstood something you said; if you keep calm, and stay on topic, carefully reasoning things through, you can often make a decent conversation.
On the other hand, if I'm in a particularly bad mood, or I see no hope for turning things in a better direction, I am more likely to just go 'toe-to-toe' as you put it. Or troll them back.
In any case, I usually fare pretty well in dealing with trolls, but maybe I just get lucky.
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Posted 10/9/15 , edited 10/9/15
Shoo Troll, Don't bother me,
Shoo Troll, Don't bother me,
Because Troll, I sing off key!
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Posted 10/9/15 , edited 10/9/15
I simply write their name in my Death Note, they stop trolling 40 seconds later. Another good way of addressing trolls is to just ignore them, pretend they don't even exist.
Posted 10/9/15
i haven't deliberately trolled anyone in years because i grew out of that smartass phase.
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Posted 10/9/15
don't
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Posted 10/9/15 , edited 10/9/15
You don't. If you feed them, they'll get fat.
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