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TO TROLL OR NOT TO TROLL

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by PORSCHE928S4, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. PORSCHE928S4

    PORSCHE928S4 Newport, Oregon Active Member

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    I am a little confused after seeing some advertisements posted and someone asks what I feel is a legitimate question about the item someone has posted the sellers response is "TROLL". What is that all about we all would like a good deal or at least compare prices and we get called a TROLL ? I personally would refrain from buying the item because of the lack of sales etiquette but that is me . I have never gone into WalMart or Fred Meyer and asked for a price check and have the associate yell over the Public Announcement system "Price check we have a Troll here " I am not thin skinned it would just be nice if people were a little more respectful of one another .

    Can't we all just get along ?
     
  2. Trailboss

    Trailboss Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Don't think it's going to happen.
     
  3. PORSCHE928S4

    PORSCHE928S4 Newport, Oregon Active Member

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    That is a shame
     
  4. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    Respect is earned.
     
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  5. BAMCIS

    BAMCIS Eugene Well-Known Member

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    What is "WM or FM"?

    When I was in (the Marine Corps) "WM" stood for Woman Marine. Does it now stand for Female Marine?

    If so, why on earth would one ask them for a price check?
     
  6. NoFlinch

    NoFlinch In a van down by the river Owner of Cocaine addicted dog.

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    Last time I was in WAL MART and FRED MEYER, I saw a troll asking for the price of a loaf of Daves Killer Bread......................................................................................;)
     
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  7. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    WM = Walmart, FM = Fred Meyers
     
  8. PORSCHE928S4

    PORSCHE928S4 Newport, Oregon Active Member

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    I was in WM and asked for a price check on some LPC and the guy did not call me a troll I could tell he was thinking it !
    WM=Walmart
    LPC=Leather personnel carriers =shoes
     
  9. BAMCIS

    BAMCIS Eugene Well-Known Member

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    I knew exactly what he meant. I just don't understand why everyone, not just the original poster sees the need to make things so damned hard to read.

    I was trying to point out this absurdity with absurdity.
     
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  10. BAMCIS

    BAMCIS Eugene Well-Known Member

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    :rofl1:
     
  11. PORSCHE928S4

    PORSCHE928S4 Newport, Oregon Active Member

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    I will be part of the solution not the problem thank you for pointing out my absurdity
     
  12. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    When I offered a description of a Lightweight (double action) Herstal "Hi-Power" when the owner wouldn't field asked questions by others, the owner responded "thanks for spamming my thread". He's been trying to sell it for about 14 months now.. and with no pictures or internet link when asked many, many times.
    People are still wondering what it actually is.
    Its been bumped more times than a pinball machine at a nymphomania symposium.
    anyway
     
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  13. simon99

    simon99 Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    You have to understand this site has several misfit deviants on here that have no interest whatsoever in firearms or 2A issues.....they just want to cause problems and instigate fights and arguments in an attempt to get people frustrated and threads shut down.
     
  14. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    I like slapping trolls.. the sound their hollow heads make is very satisfying.
     
  15. simon99

    simon99 Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    As do I...Unfortunately, that reverberating noise that echoes when they're slapped is like a homing device for more of their kind to crawl out of the recesses and stage a coup.
     
  16. PORSCHE928S4

    PORSCHE928S4 Newport, Oregon Active Member

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    So we treat people with disrespect until they earn respect ?
     
  17. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Cartman_Eric_Respect_Authority.jpg
     
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  18. simon99

    simon99 Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Not in any way...

    However there are those that arrive on the scene with a Napoleon complex who do a pretty good job of chopping their own heads off.
     
  19. BoonDocks36

    BoonDocks36 Oregon, in the boondocks Christian. Conservative. Male.

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    Its like this: there are all varieties of members here. And, there is Diversity within the Moderators as well :D .... Within that, it creates a comfort zone for certain members, and DisComfort for other Members.

    If ~You~ question What That Means, ask yourself a few private questions....

    Am I really Not Thin Skinned??
    OR do I think I am thicker skinned than I really am??
    What does Simon99 mean by his posts????
    And Certaindeaf???? Can I "hear" what he is trying to say? (Sorry CD, I am deaf as well, and had to make a ~hearing impaired~ joke...)
    Why did TrailBoss answer like he did, in post #2?????

    and finally, do I consider TROLLS ~a dis-advantaged special needs~ Group??????

    If you were to read All of the Political Threads forum, and See how many are Closed, and have certain ~special dis-advantaged needs~ members in it, you could HEAR what has been offered as replies...

    No one but a TROLL likes (A troll) and I consider TROLLS, a tasty treat, if flame broiled...

    philip
     
  20. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I've just gotten to the point I mumble something under my breath about the person and move on. I'm finally learning the old saying "You can't fix Stupid" is the truth.
     
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