what's a "troll"

This is a discussion on what's a "troll" within the A Brief History of Cprogramming.com forums, part of the Community Boards category; i know the billy-goat kinda troll, but why is gb (or whom ever) called a troll? are they stupid, naive, ...

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    what's a "troll"

    i know the billy-goat kinda troll, but why is gb (or whom ever) called a troll? are they stupid, naive, presently "trolling"? honestly, what are the intonations of a "troll"?

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    Somebody that posts rubbish on purpose.

    edit - It can be quite theraputic. The more they post the more problems they have.

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    Specifically, someone who posts things that are deliberatly intended to get a reaction. Dean (/Witch King/Troll King/Osama Lives/etc) would be a good example of a troll.
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