PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
Yung S.H. Long
 
Comments: 51
Article views: 846
 
 
Latest Badges:


 
View all Yung S.H. Long's badges.
 

Confessions of an Internet troll

29 January 2013, 11:04
Hi everyone.  My name is ... and I'm an alcoholic.  That's how it goes, right?  For new members at an AA meeting?  They have to confess and just accept who they are.

Well, my name is ... and I'm an Internet troll.

There are three things you never give an alcoholic:  infinite sympathy, a self-help guide on how to teetotal, or a six-pack.
Not to make light of any addiction, because let's face it, my Internet trolling addiction is as sorrowful as someone else's addictive vice. 

So after Zion's trolling article, I've decided to come clean.  It's sad that our beloved forums have fallen prey to trolling evildoers who have nothing better to do with their time and energy than to rile the masses.

Btw, the jury's still out old Zion, who may in fact be the biggest troll of us all, what with over 200 'articles' posted and his dubious talent for being able to attract scorn from even the most docile News24 user.  Well played, Zion.  Well played.

So it's confession time, people.  I stand with my hat in my hand (okay not really), but let's clean up this mess before it descends into utter insanity. 

I shall take my permanent leave of absence at this point, saying farewell to one and all, and simply leave you with 2 questions:
1.  Who is the biggest troll among us?
2.  After closer scrutiny, who on News24 would make your troll list?
Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
51 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
GodBeliever
Ode to my wife

Exactly 11 years ago to this day. I was with a girl who took my breath… and Nando's pita away. Read more...

1 comments 85 views
Submitted by
Eric de Castro
Do they still burn witches?

Here we are: Wi-Fi, DStv, cell phones, laptops, electricity (sometimes), Wikipedia, Google, Johnny Walker, BMW, international news at our finger tips, etcetera and etcetera. But some of us still believe in burning witches. Read more...

0 comments 19 views
Submitted by
Gail Shorkend
Serial killers

The first serial killer was Jack the Ripper. Unfortunately there was no forensics like their is today. Therefore the case was never solved.  Read more...

1 comments 8 views
Submitted by
MikeHampton
To Mosque or Not to Mosque?

Globalisation seems to arrive as property developers and the religious. Soon, Allah will be visiting next door to a pub near you in Knysna.  Read more...

0 comments 29 views
"Creating million jobs for SA You...

Unemployment among young South Africans rose significantly over the past six years and a lot of companies are busy retrenching employees due to financial instability which means the situation is likely to be worse than it is today. Read more...

0 comments 3 views
Submitted by
Facebook user
Real faith

If theists really had faith they would emulate Jesus and Moses or any other Biblical figure that had supernatural powers of getting things done.  Read more...

0 comments 8 views
 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on your iPhone Get News24 headlines on your iPhone.

News24 on Android Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

Blogs Your opinion on you, me and everyone.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2015 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.