They See Me Trollin’
[Internet] Trolling has been around since the early days of message boards.
Since the beginning of my career as a community manager, I have been spent countless hours and mental energy trying to be cordial to internet trolls. They have been the bane of my existence. Kill them with kindness was the advice I was given in my earlier days. If I could take a moment and quote a line from the Dark Knight, “Some men just want to watch the world burn” pretty much sums it up…until I came across Photoshop Troll.
This Photoshop wizard patrols message boards and even set up a bait website to take Photoshop requests. He puts a literal spin on the work he produces. Hilarity ensues.
Troll status? Level Expert (be sure to read the exchange he has with his “clients”).
Here are a few of my favorites:
In conclusion, some great things do come from [the art of] trolling.
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