FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 57 Guests and 1 Spider online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Shanktotheright, royal, bobgalle100011, agenonline, TooNice
22862 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Dobbersky 3
THEFOREVERMAN 3
MattJ 2
UKfightfreak 1
Jeff_G 1
April
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30
New Topics
Judo Olympic Games 1964 Tokyo, The Video Gallery
by ergees
04/01/14 05:26 AM
Muay Thai Seminar with Greg Nelson - Marcus Charle
by Marcus Charles
03/24/14 04:39 PM
Fighting On Saturday!!!
by Dobbersky
03/20/14 05:45 AM
Where Are They Now?
by Dobbersky
05/30/13 08:08 AM
AKK kata question
by
09/04/05 01:27 PM
Recent Posts
Fighting On Saturday!!!
by THEFOREVERMAN
Yesterday at 08:22 AM
Muay Thai Seminar with Greg Nelson - Marcus Charle
by THEFOREVERMAN
Yesterday at 08:20 AM
AKK kata question
by MattJ
04/04/14 05:45 PM
Judo Olympic Games 1964 Tokyo, The Video Gallery
by ergees
04/01/14 05:26 AM
Forum Stats
22862 Members
36 Forums
35546 Topics
432378 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#235760 - 03/02/06 04:59 PM What exactly is "trolling"???
Ronin1966 Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 04/26/02
Posts: 3113
Loc: East Coast, United States
Hello:

Seperate asking questions for the purpose of beginning a dialog, having discussions, perhaps debates, honing ones thoughts (ie by posting publically) from that which presumedly would be the "dark side" of such writing....

What is this trolling, specifically? I could find no definition on here. Did I miss it?

Jeff

Top
#235761 - 03/02/06 06:15 PM Re: What exactly is "trolling"??? [Re: Ronin1966]
Ed_Morris Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 11/04/05
Posts: 6768
General tip: When you have a question that starts with "What is...", you can more often than not, find it on wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_troll

Top
#235762 - 03/03/06 05:24 PM Re: What exactly is "trolling"??? [Re: Ed_Morris]
Ronin1966 Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 04/26/02
Posts: 3113
Loc: East Coast, United States
Hello Ed:

I say freely I am in constant & genuine awe of your outstanding & excellent links. I suppose examining the Wikipedia description... I suppose my basic sentiment would be... is not the purpose of posting to a forum to generate discussion, debate, an essential presentation of ones ideas, views and thoughts? Now provided ones intent is a "positive one", (perhaps a genuine one being a more apt description)... it strikes me potentially as being "slippery slope"...

Volume contribution is not trolling, correct? Having strong beliefs, views both consciously or otherwise is also not trolling, yes? Thought this idea should be hashed out a bit... if something is not blatant "in my face" trolling... how does one tell the difference?

Jeff

Top
#235763 - 03/03/06 05:51 PM Re: What exactly is "trolling"??? [Re: Ronin1966]
MattJ Offline
Free Rhinoplasty!
Prolific

Registered: 11/25/04
Posts: 15634
Loc: York PA. USA
Do a search on users "Hedgehogey" and "Kickcatcher" for examples of more subtle trolls. After seeing enough of them, you start to be able to recognize them. More blatant trolls you may not find, because they get deleted quickly.
_________________________
"In case you ever wondered what it's like to be knocked out, it's like waking up from a nightmare only to discover it wasn't a dream." -Forrest Griffin

Top
#235764 - 03/03/06 11:51 PM Re: What exactly is "trolling"??? [Re: Ronin1966]
ButterflyPalm Offline
Enigma

Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 2637
Loc: Malaysia
Quote:

What is this trolling, specifically?




I suggest you find a qualified instructor in your area, and if you happen to live near Oldman, I am sure he can recomend one.
_________________________
I'll rather be happy than right, anytime.

Top
#235765 - 03/04/06 12:20 AM Re: What exactly is "trolling"??? [Re: Ronin1966]
BrianS Offline
Higher rank than you
Professional Poster

Registered: 11/04/05
Posts: 5959
Loc: Northwest Arkansas
HEY FOOLS! JUST ANSWER THE QUESTION FOOLS!!!! bE BIG LIKE SWARTZENEGGAR FOOLS!!! BRUCE LEE WAXED MORGAN FREEMANS MERCEDES FOOL!!!
_________________________
The2nd ammendment, it makes all the others possible. <///<




Top
#235766 - 03/04/06 10:22 AM Re: What exactly is "trolling"??? [Re: BrianS]
harlan Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 07/31/04
Posts: 6664
Loc: Amherst, MA

Top
#235767 - 03/05/06 03:24 PM Re: What exactly is "trolling"??? [Re: harlan]
Ronin1966 Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 04/26/02
Posts: 3113
Loc: East Coast, United States
Hello Harlan:

Thank you for the contribution. (Jeff frustrated how he missed finding that specific thread using what surely should have given it as a hit...)

How do we tell the difference between an agenda, or preferring/enjoying being a ~devils advocate~ from "nasty" trolling? I post for example many things, sometimes simply being philosophic... having a thought (sometimes half baked, occasionally raw/uncooked entirely)... often merely trying to hone my thoughts a bit better at times... on occasion mental diarrhea at times... I realize.

Trying to be proactive, understand the idea better.

J

Top
#235768 - 03/05/06 11:58 PM Re: What exactly is "trolling"??? [Re: Ronin1966]
Ed_Morris Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 11/04/05
Posts: 6768
it's a subjective decision. no formula. it's as inexact as people judging other people. At what point does a bartended cut someone off?

Top
#235769 - 03/06/06 12:00 AM Re: What exactly is "trolling"??? [Re: Ed_Morris]
JoelM Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 07/26/04
Posts: 6355
Loc: Georgia, USA
When he really needs to get into the other lane.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >


Moderator:  Cord, MattJ, Reiki 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Self Defense
Offering stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and other self defense products not available in stores.

Pepper Spray
Online distributor of self defense supplies like videos, stun guns, Tasers and more.

Spy Cameras
Surveillance, Hidden Cameras, Nanny Cams, Digital Recorders, Spy Equipment, Pocket DVR's and more

Stun Gun
Wholesale Directlhy to the Public! Stun gun and Taser Guns and personal protection products. Keep your loved ones at home safe!

 

Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga