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From: email@example.com (Al Borowski)
Subject: Re: Lack of trolls, kooks etc. in SED --- Theories?
Date: 24 Sep 2002 17:45:38 -0700
NNTP-Posting-Date: 25 Sep 2002 00:45:38 GMT
Jim Thompson wrote in message news:...
> On 24 Sep 2002 04:59:27 -0700,
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Al Borowski),
> In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
> Article: <email@example.com>,
> Entitled: "Lack of trolls, kooks etc. in SED --- Theories?",
> Wrote the following:
> |Hi all,
> |Whatever happened to all the wierdo's who used to inhabit
> I'm still here ;-)
You are not on my kill file :-)
> |I remember this time 2 years ago there were at least 5 full time
> |trolls and our very own in house kook, R (You know who I'm talking
> |about). Now, this newsgroup is eeriely quiet and on-topic. Whatever
> |happened to these indivduals?
> Do you really miss the chaos and name calling?
No - the standard wasn't good enough. Try reading the kook quote
archive (google flyspecks kook quote archive) - I find good kooks
> |This phonemun (sp?) is not unique to SED. All over the net, Kooks are
> It's "phenomenon", just spell it phonetically ;-)
I tried about 5 times in word typing it, but each variation wouldn't
register on the spell checker.
> |My theory is that all these trolls were creations of one very
> |dedicated kook who has no nothing else to do then mess with usenet.
> |This kook eventually got sick of starting flamewar's in SED, then
> |moved on. It makes sense - notice how all the troublemakers
> |disappeared @ once?
> |Any other theories to explain this are welcome.
> |Al Borowski
> I tired of dealing with village idiots with some off-the-wall agenda.
> So I gradually built up a large number of filters. I basically don't
> see trolls anymore.
> And certain authors are on a *permanent* kill list.
> ...Jim Thompson
Try readin some of 'egg troll' 's posts
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