Originally Posted by Alban
Hey I liked the description of the trolls in this article. I had never heard this definition before
Trolls are attention seekers.
The best thing ( for them and you ) is simply to not respond to them.
1. It saves you time.
2. It saves you from being upset.
3. It discourages them from more trolling, which helps them move on and
get a life.
People usually object to this approach because not everyone does it so "it doesn't work". Well, if you do it #1 & #2 will work for you.
Other people feel compelled because the troll might convince someone of something that is not true. Hardly. Silence on the internet doesn't necessarily mean agreement and most people can see through BS themselves.
I think people who use this excuse to continue feeding the trolls suffer from a similar problem as the trolls --- not having anything better to do ---which is usually the result of not having the courage to pursue things they want.