Archive for July 21st, 2009

The Origins of Forum Trolls

  • If you have ever gone anywhere near the official WoW forums, you will have encountered them.
  • If you have read blogs, you may have encountered them.
  • If you have read just about anything on the Internet, you have most likely seen them.

Forum Trolls

They are nothing new. They existed long before WoW and they will continue to exist long after WoW CDs are gathering dust in the back of your cupboard.

Euripides was a forum Troll that evolved to provide a channel for Trolls to flock to.

But back before Euripides read his first forum, maybe before he was born, before online forums themselves were born, there was a bunch of Poms that defined the art of Forum Trolling (more…)

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