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
Kalibanache
Saluting the bloody Aussies for a...

I just think back to our 438 Victory over Australia, That was after they set a world record of runs to chase down.. Read more...

8 comments 1009 views
Submitted by
ThatHumanist
What comes after religion?

God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. How shall we comfort ourselves, the murderers of all murderers?  Read more...

52 comments 696 views
Submitted by
Elaine Bing
Why can't they see?

Why continue to vote for people that rob you and make promises they don’t keep? What is wrong with people?  Read more...

0 comments 271 views
Submitted by
Eric de Castro
Dark temptations

Have you ever been tempted by the Darkside? Have you fought back courageously; only to lose your confrontation with the Dark Forces?  Read more...

18 comments 1111 views
Submitted by
Kelvin Esiasa167
Are Zambians Employers using redu...

Many Zambians would recall that the tendency of declaring people redundant was very common in the Chiluba era at the time the Zambian government was privatizing state owned companies. Read more...

1 comments 243 views
Submitted by
Mq Moyo
Easter is Un-Christian

Easter is a day that is honoured by nearly all of contemporary Christianity and is used to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.  Read more...

104 comments 1271 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.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

Blogs Your opinion on you, me and everyone.

Calais Website keywords automated by OpenCalais.

 
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.