Slashdot is a useful service if you know how to read it.
The tricky thing is that Slashdot is the arena in which trolling is
played, the real trick being how to tell a trolling post from an
informative post (quick hint, if you are at all irritated, it was a
troll, if you are about to pound out a hostile response, it was a
This was the first link I could find to the great and wonderful
"slashdot howto troll guide"
Long story short, a troll is scored by the raw number of responses it
generates, "plain idiotic" posts tend to score higher than "well
thought out informative posts".
On 6/28/06, David H. <dmalloc@...> wrote:
> Some of the comments are plain idiotic