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I just don't see the appeal. I have days where I like to take time off uni work, so I'll sit on TSR or do something else of a similar magnitude of boringness. What I've never understood is that there are people dedicated to the cause. There are users here who have made literally hundreds of accounts with the sole intention of making crappy, recycled threads.

I get it, we all like to make a jokey thread every now and again, or even indulge in a little bit of ****posting, but I wouldn't really call that trolling. The only two responses you tend to get is "troll" or a genuine response. How is that entertaining or funny enough to warrant dedicating serious amount of time doing it?

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(Original post by hezzlington)
I just don't see the appeal. I have days where I like to take time off uni work, so I'll sit on TSR or do something else of a similar magnitude of boringness. What I've never understood is that there are people dedicated to the cause. There are users here who have made literally hundreds of accounts with the sole intention of making crappy, recycled threads.

I get it, we all like to make a jokey thread every now and again, or even indulge in a little bit of ****posting, but I wouldn't really call that trolling. The only two responses you tend to get is "troll" or a genuine response. How is that entertaining or funny enough to warrant dedicating serious amount of time doing it?

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yes it is
why though?
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It can be fun if you make joke posts occasionally, as you say


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yes it is
not that i would know, i just heard from other ppl its fun
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why though?
u can say things u wouldnt have the balls to say irl or on ur proper account

in a sense, its rather cathartic
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It's more stress relief my congratulations London Met. Thread provided me many laughs which relegated stress.

There are some trolls I think would be hilarious but I'd never ever dare do. No one intellect would.
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u can say things u wouldnt have the balls to say irl or on ur proper account

in a sense, its rather cathartic
Like what? What would you say on here that you wouldn't IRL. But we're all already anonymous? Why does it matter what account you use?
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I just don't see the appeal. I have days where I like to take time off uni work, so I'll sit on TSR or do something else of a similar magnitude of boringness. What I've never understood is that there are people dedicated to the cause. There are users here who have made literally hundreds of accounts with the sole intention of making crappy, recycled threads.

I get it, we all like to make a jokey thread every now and again, or even indulge in a little bit of ****posting, but I wouldn't really call that trolling. The only two responses you tend to get is "troll" or a genuine response. How is that entertaining or funny enough to warrant dedicating serious amount of time doing it?

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They arent funny though, just attention seekers.
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Like what? What would you say on here that you wouldn't IRL. But we're all already anonymous? Why does it matter what account you use?
when i hear someone saying something racist, homophobic or generally offensive, im sorry to say that i dont have the balls to tell them to stop saying that. im not that kind of person. my thoughts stay in my head.

i can call someone a c*nt freely on this site, its heaven.

and i cant use my REAL account for this obviously. my real account is well respected. he's a lot like you, in fact
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ngl i hate 99% of them but that 1% are so funny like its hilarious
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when i hear someone saying something racist, homophobic or generally offensive, im sorry to say that i dont have the balls to tell them to stop saying that. im not that kind of person. my thoughts stay in my head.

i can call someone a c*nt freely on this site, its heaven.

and i cant use my REAL account for this obviously. my real account is well respected. he's a lot like you, in fact
I appreciate your honesty.

respected by who? Who cares about 'respect' from strangers on a website.

In what way?
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I appreciate your honesty.

respected by who? Who cares about 'respect' from strangers on a website.

In what way?
thanks. i appreciate yours.

you get respect from many people on this site just by being likeable. Respect is nice. clearly u don't like it (even tho i know ur just pretending, duh)

in what way are you like my real account? well you talk in the same way, ask similar question. oh and we have a very similar profile picture too. it's almost...iconic
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