Troll La La La La Laaaaaa

my dear friend, Jo Robinson echoes my thoughts on how to deal with the occasional Troll… great piece… 🙂

Jo Robinson

When I first joined the old interweb I was pure as the driven snow. Well…. Maybe not so much, but my eyeballs hadn’t encountered as many unexpected, flaming burns as they have these days. My first experiences with a couple of the various breeds of troll were quite traumatic. Mainly for the trolls I think. These days I just ignore the idiots.

I had a Facebook troll who was incredibly abusive about one of my short stories on my timeline. I don’t mind critique, but even the white space around the words enraged this fella. I made the mistake of politely responding to him. I was a newbie scribbler back then, and his nasty remarks pretty much broke my heart. As the conversation continued, it became clear that the guy hadn’t read much more than Archie comics, and he was just having a blast being a mean prat. Unfortunately, instead…

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5 responses to “Troll La La La La Laaaaaa

  1. I much preferred those innocent days of yore when trolls where monsters who lived between the covers of fairy tales. Oh for a return to innocence lost (wipes away a tear)!

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  2. Errr, what’re ya doin Elmer?–Trolls, I’m huntin trolls, they’re in season ya know.

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  3. Tonya R. Moore

    Darn trolls.

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