eviatar at ibd.nrc.ca
Wed Mar 8 18:25:31 EST 1995
Ann Magnuson <bcbpam at lundberg.gu.se> wrote:
> ceecwl at cee.hw.ac.uk (Craig Lawson) wrote:
> Very funny. One thing should be perfectly clear:
> This is NOT the right forum for cracking silly jokes, if that's what
> it is. Please find another newsgroup to play around in.
> If nothing else, you have offended the group by wasting bandwidth.
> A multitude of irrelevant postings is a sure way to lose a chance for
> interesting debates.
> Otherwise I very much enjoy reading this group.
The best way to deal with a troll [i.e., a person who posts inflammatory
material in order to elicit angry reactions] is to ignore him. This
type of indignant reaction is what he feeds on.
He doesn't have a chance of ruining any debates if he is totally
Hadass Eviatar Email: eviatar at ibd.nrc.ca
National Research Council of Canada Phone: (204) 984 - 4535
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Obligatory disclaimer: NRC wouldn't dream of saying a thing like that.
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