Building a a Troll-Free Community

I don't know any adult person who looks back at the person they were when they were younger and thinks everything they did and said are still things they would do and say today. We've all done things we aren't proud of, said things that were hurtful to others and, possibly, even contrary to our current beliefs. If you can think of a time you've used the internet to belittle someone else, then we have something in common. I was and sometimes still am an internet troll.

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The Absurdity of the Language of Trolls as exemplified by Dot

I was playing Overwatch, with two of my friends, when we got into a game with no one playing a tank on King's Row. If you don't know much about Overwatch, you really need a tank so that you can push forward and capture objectives. But we didn't have one so over the in-game chat a user by the name of Dot and I have a conversation that went like this:

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