Def. troll - people who seek conflict

by Volker Weber

I never thought about all the aspects. But I did learn to ignore people.

More >

[Thanks, Steffen]

Comments

Saw this a week or so ago... excellent talk.

Thomas Duff, 2012-06-11 01:37

You mean you did all this five years ago, only better. :-)

Volker Weber, 2012-06-11 01:38

I'm sure I had my moments... :)

Thomas Duff, 2012-06-11 02:54

There's also a sort of 'schoolmaster/ disciplinarian troll', sadly much in evidence on coding boards: 'Go and post this in the right place'; 'This question has already been answered elsewhere'; 'Show all your workings or I will not help!'

These posts can be undeniably dispiriting, until you learn to filter them out: they often carry with them the implication (probably false) that 'I could very easily have answered your question, but you have to obey my rules!'

Fortunately there are a lot of generous spirited people on those same boards who will commit time and energy to helping coding newbies, etc, and these do eventually counterbalance the obnoxious types.

Nick Daisley, 2012-06-11 09:17

Love this, worth every second of the 12-13 minutes to watch.

Steve Castledine, 2012-06-11 12:28

Hey, look, you found your very own troll.

Joerg Michael, 2012-06-12 00:12

Yeah, he is visiting once in a while.

Volker Weber, 2012-06-12 00:16

Ich finde, hier darf ein Link zu den "Flame Warriors" nicht fehlen, auch wenn wahrscheinlich bekannt. Leider gibt es die Originalseite nicht mehr...

http://www.politicsforum.org/images/flame_warriors/index.php

Frank Quednau, 2012-06-12 09:29

Recent comments

Susan Bulloch on Best Lotusphere ever at 21:45
Thomas Cloer on Number of IBM ConnectED press releases: Zero at 11:42
Marco Foellmer on Best Lotusphere ever at 18:39
David Hablewitz on Best Lotusphere ever at 17:26
Detlev Pöttgen on Best Lotusphere ever at 14:27
Jan Lauer on DHL Lotterie at 11:37
Ragnar Schierholz on DHL Lotterie at 10:08
Theo Heselmans on Best Lotusphere ever at 06:08
Otto Förg on Best Lotusphere ever at 23:34
Marcel Kujat on Best Lotusphere ever at 21:21
René Winkelmeyer on Best Lotusphere ever at 20:29
Alan Lepofsky on A couple of conflicting thoughts on IBM ConnectED at 20:29
Christian Henseler on A couple of conflicting thoughts on IBM ConnectED at 18:23
Henning Heinz on A couple of conflicting thoughts on IBM ConnectED at 14:35
Roland Dressler on A couple of conflicting thoughts on IBM ConnectED at 20:33
Dieter Baum on A couple of conflicting thoughts on IBM ConnectED at 19:54
Ralf M Petter on A couple of conflicting thoughts on IBM ConnectED at 17:46
Volker Weber on A couple of conflicting thoughts on IBM ConnectED at 17:28
Sascha Siekmann on A couple of conflicting thoughts on IBM ConnectED at 17:23
Giulio Campobassi on A couple of conflicting thoughts on IBM ConnectED at 00:23
Volker Weber on A couple of conflicting thoughts on IBM ConnectED at 22:16
Ben Langhinrichs on A couple of conflicting thoughts on IBM ConnectED at 18:58
Volker Weber on A couple of conflicting thoughts on IBM ConnectED at 18:23
Christian Henseler on A couple of conflicting thoughts on IBM ConnectED at 18:20
Dieter Baum on A couple of conflicting thoughts on IBM ConnectED at 17:12

Ceci n'est pas un blog

vowe.net is a personal website published by Volker Weber a.k.a. vowe. I am an author, consultant and systems architect based in Darmstadt, Germany.

rss Click here to subscribe

Hello

About me
Contact
Publications
Certificates
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions
Follow @vowe on Twitter

Local time is 08:04

visitors.gif

Tip jar

Archives

As most of my articles roll off the front page rather quickly, I am making an archive of previous posts available here. You can also use the handy search box at the top of the page if you are looking for something particular.

Last 30 days
More archives

Mobile tag for this page

© 1992-2014 Volker Weber.
All Rights Reserved.

Impressum