IRC glossary: troll
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Widely used on IRC, UseNet, and email lists to describe a person whose posts are inappropriate, off-topic, blatantly offensive, or just plain twittish and indicitave of their underevolved state. Also used as a verb to indicate the act of posting such drivel. On IRC the term usually refers more specifically to an HNG who thinks every channel is a pickup bar, posting a/s/l queries and the like.
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