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Re: Increased Trolling in COLA

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____/ High Plains Thumper on Saturday 27 Aug 2011 10:11 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> High Plains Thumper on Saturday:
>>> What's the significant event to account for this?
>> Linux is winning the mobile war at the moment, then moving upwards to
>> tablets and other fast-growing markets.
>> Linux had already won other market segments like servers, DCs, routers,
>> etc.
>> Haters gonna hate. Microsoft also has a history of hiring paid shills to
>> discredit the competition.
> Reason why I ask is we have one Mactroll who is mostly ignored in
> comp.sys.mac.advocacy, who has become the worst Wintroll here and behaves
> just like them. Also, the nymshifting, lies and ad hominem attacks have
> increased significantly.
> Usually this type behaviour preceded a new Microsoft release in the past
> (Windows 7, Office 2007, Windows XP, etc.)
> This time I see see no definite new software on the horizon, why I asked
> thinking I may have missed some bit of news.
> These Wintroll and one Mactroll acts fit:
> [quote]
> 7.1 Disinformation
>    If COLA were a physical location like a building where those who would
>    advocate the growth of the Linux operating systems and the Linux
>    community gather, the anti-Linux propagandists would be raiding that
>    building. They would be vandalizing the building, painting graffiti on
>    the walls, defecating and urinating on the floors and furniture,
>    breaking down the doors, setting fire to the building and physically
>    assaulting the resident Linux advocates and the visitors who happen to
>    be in the building at the time of the raid.
>    COLA is not a physical location, so they have had to adapt their
>    methods so that they can do an on-line version of what was described
>    in the prior paragraph. A key method used by anti-Linux propagandist
>    to attack Linux, its users, sysadmins, developers, advocates and those
>    who have come to COLA to lean about Linux. is a form of propaganda
>    known as disinformation. One of their favorite version of
>    disinformation is known as FUD.
> [/quote]
> http://www.faqs.org/faqs/linux/advocacy/faq-and-primer/

Mentally inapt trolls are definitely the ones you don't want to reply
to or feed. They love it because in real life nobody pays attention to them.

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