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Old 03-08-17, 02:38 PM
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Why All the Trolls Here?

There is a list of repeat offenders who troll, derail threads, attack the OP, and kill threads on a regular basis here, yet they are allowed to continue on rather than being dealt with. Why is this?

I'm not seeing a way to block them to keep them from infecting and destroying your threads here either.
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Old 03-08-17, 03:00 PM
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Old 03-08-17, 03:13 PM
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If this thread is about

https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/10...-wheels-3.html

My apologies if I hurt your feelings. I actually wanted you think about the question. I know you want your hard earn dollars to go further, but you shouldn't put burden on other people.

Anyway, I just wanted to let you know that I wasn't trolling you.

Sorry again if I hurt your feelings.
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Old 03-08-17, 04:08 PM
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Originally Posted by AdvXtrm View Post
There is a list of repeat offenders who troll, derail threads, attack the OP, and kill threads on a regular basis here, yet they are allowed to continue on rather than being dealt with. Why is this?

I'm not seeing a way to block them to keep them from infecting and destroying your threads here either.

FYI, there is an ignore feature that you can use. That feature allows them to post but you never see it, so you won't be offended by their posts.
Also, for reasons that baffle me, the BF members seem to enjoy antagonizing each other and will argue about anything. If you don't agree with them, then too often, you will be insulted, called names and in some cases even ganged up on.
So, if you come for knowledge about bicycles and temper tantrums, you came to the right place.
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Old 03-08-17, 08:00 PM
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Originally Posted by AdvXtrm View Post
There is a list of repeat offenders who troll, derail threads, attack the OP, and kill threads on a regular basis here, yet they are allowed to continue on rather than being dealt with. Why is this?

I'm not seeing a way to block them to keep them from infecting and destroying your threads here either.
go for a bike ride homie
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Old 03-08-17, 08:01 PM
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The "t" word is quite derogatory. Can't it just be burried like the "n" word?
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One man's Troll is another's alternate point of view.

This is a public forum. Public meaning open to all, subject to some very minimal restrictions on conduct.

So, unless you're clearly, directly and explicitly insulted, ie you're a ****head", or banned foul language us used, you just have use some teflon and let it slide by. Know also, that if you feel the rules are violated, you can report the post by clicking the little red ! bottom left.

Otherwise, be aware that cycling ha always been a bit (more?) cliquish and snobby, and we have our fair share of put down artists. The forum reflects the community, so what you see is what you get. In any case, most of us are more upset by excess moderation rather than too little.
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Old 03-09-17, 08:53 AM
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Trolls guard vital bridges and protect gardens along with the little old bent over lady in a polka dotted skirt thing. Peaceful grottos and Burpee tomato stands are indebted to them.
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Old 03-09-17, 10:48 PM
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Seriously.
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Old 03-22-17, 07:51 PM
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Trolling is rare in the Classic & Vintage forum.
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Old 03-22-17, 07:52 PM
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trolls guard vital bridges and protect gardens along with the little old bent over lady in a polka dotted skirt thing. Peaceful grottos and burpee tomato stands are indebted to them.
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