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I've been on a couple of truck forums & they mention the term troll. I don't think it has anything to do with hairy little men under bridges.
 

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TROLL:  term used to discribe a person who reads forums and newsgroups without adding to the content.  not always used as a derogatory reference.
 

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Alscool, your explanation didn't really fit one of the situations where it was used. I checked dictionary.com & found this:

troll

An electronic mail message, Usenet posting or other (electronic) communication which is intentionally incorrect, but not overtly controversial (compare flame bait), or the act of sending such a message. Trolling aims to elicit an emotional reaction from those with a hair-trigger on the reply key. A really subtle troll makes some people lose their minds.

That definition hit the nail on the head.
 

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I thought it meant something you doo with a boat and a musky lure OR a nasty guy who is trying to hit on you
 

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a troll is kind of like the wife when you should have been home earlier.
 
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