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Letter to the blog: Trolls

“Troll” seems to be a word that people assume has one definition. I also assumed this until I did a little bit of looking online at the various definitions provided. Now I’m not so sure. In my mind, it has always been the person who stirs the pot, or as Scott said, to inflame. Sometimes

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Walk softly, heed the trolls

I’m not a fan of trolls, whether they reside under bridges, in great works of fantasy fiction, or online. I used the term “troll” recently in a post explaining why comments were turned off here, while guest columns and letters were welcomed. In my understanding of the term troll — and my experience with some

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Feedback wanted

Feedback wanted

  Some pretty prominent websites banned the practice of publishing reader comments after years-long attempts to tame trolls. I find trolls fascinating. Did the internet anonymity reveal a dark side to human nature that always existed? Or were trolls merely the digital manifestation of crowd mentality? I’m not a fan of trolls. As a “public

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