Slate takes on the bullies. It also takes on the trolls.
August 11, 2009 12:39 PM Subscribe
Slate gives you
posted by Cool Papa Bell (124 comments total)
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effective strategies for taking on bullies. It's a good article. More interesting, though, is the sidebar,
aimed at an altogether different
kind of bully.
The article links to a sidebar piece where the author anticipates what a forum troll might say, and offers a handy, sarcastic template for doing so. Comedy gold!
'Now, go for the big finish that pulls together all the threads: "That's the obvious and perfect method for dealing with the problem that every single person in the universe employed with complete satisfaction until people like you came along and ruined everything."'