from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of troll.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In fishing:
- n. The method of dragging or trailing a fishing-line and hook behind a boat, at or near the surface of the water; trawling.
- n. In Great Britain, a mode of fishing for pike with a rod and line, and with a dead bait, used chiefly when the water is full of weeds, rushes, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. angling by drawing a baited line through the water
Sorry, no etymologies found.
That kind of trolling is no better than the childish retort, “I know you are but what am I?”
Wow, I guess trolling is the ultimate sign of political conviction, then!
But research trolling is selective and malicious, and its aim is to have a chilling effect.
Zooey says: tombaker says: parody trolling is SO last-decade …
January 7th, 2010 at 7: 13 pm tombaker says: parody trolling is SO last-decade …
The entire point of trolling is to say whatever the local community will find most offensive, so they can get us all riled up.
Your trolling is very incoherent, very positive, but incoherent.
I am not sure how you think posting crap and trolling is debunking anything.
Again, the purpose of trolling is to provoke an emotional reaction, thereby disrupting normal on-topic discussion.
* If on the other hand, if trolling is about inciting reaction, party members here certainly qualify as trolls.