September 14, 2009
Trolls are an interesting phenomena in the commenting community. The equivalent of the kid who like to sneak up behind you in 5th grade and flick your ear, just to see what kind of reaction he would get. The “wet willy” was also a common method in his toolbox of instigation. Those boys (and girls) have grown up to become the trolls of the internet that provide us with online entertainment today. But only if they are not flicking our ears.
Case in point, here is a quote from Afrolib, a known troll at hotair.com, concerning Kanye storming the stage at the VMA show: