internet trolls.

Today, I was making my kids some EGGO waffles.  I decided to look up interesting EGGO waffle ideas, you know, to spice things up.  Imagine my delight when someone had the same question I did and posted onto a thread about it.  Imagine my further delight as people posted good ideas.  “EGGO and Peanut Butter and Bananas”  “EGGO (should EGGO be in all caps?  I don’t know, but I’ve committed now) and Nutella and Strawberries” Then, imagine my shock and awe as I came across “EGGO’s are so bad for you, I hope you stop eating those, they are full of chemicals and nuclear waste and coyote urine”  Uh oh.  I thought this was a friendly thread about waffles.  “Karen can eat as many mother effing waffles as she wants you organi-whore!”  Whoa, I don’t think that helped.  I think that just escalated things.

I just experienced an internet troll.

Internet troll as defined by Urban Dictionary:

A person whose sole purpose in life is to seek out people to argue with on the internet over extremely trivial issues. Such arguments can happen on blogs, Facebook, Myspace and a host of others. 
The best thing you can do to fight an internet troll is to not answer..or report them.
I guess what I’m trying to comprehend is… why do people feel the need to reply to internet trolls?  Resist y’all.  You are better than that.  You are better than shaming an old lady who reprimanded you in public on the internet.  You are better.  I’m not better, but you are.  Still, don’t reply to internet trolls.  Ice them out.  I think people who lambast trolls are then putting themselves on troll level.  Did Dumbledore blast Fudge when he took away his title of Supreme Mugwump of the international confederation of wizards.  No.  I think not.  Katy Heron stooped to the Plastics level and look where that landed her.  Suspended then at a math tournament.  #thelimitdoesnotexist
Here.  Read this guy make fun of internet trolls who ruined a cake post in: Rainbow-Cake Recipe Inspires Comment Apocalypse

2 thoughts on “internet trolls.

  1. Cady* Heron. Really hoping this sparks a tirade of some sort. Who’s willing to take me on? (Anyone but LP, because I would definitely lose that.)

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