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Can't Tell if Trolling, Or...

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Reaver, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. Reaver

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    I was cleaning out an old email account today and I noticed I had signed up to Quora on it. I've been getting notifications from them for 2 years. So I started going through some of the questions that were posted on the website.

    Have you guys actually read some of these questions?

    I'm not talking about ones like "Where do I start with SEO?" I'm talking about stuff like "Why isn't Hermoine ever attracted to Harry?" and "What's it like to be in the KKK?" I can't tell if these people are trolling because they have nothing better to do, or they're dead serious. Either way I weep for humanity.

    What do you think? I know some people have legitimate questions but there are a lot of questions on this site I just cannot take seriously.
     
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    https://www.quora.com/Whats-the-best-way-to-stop-ripping-my-t-shirts-whenever-I-flex What's the best way to stop ripping my t-shirts whenever I flex?
    https://www.quora.com/Should-we-sto...ower-rates-of-return-than-other-asset-classes Should we stop investing in our children, because they generate lower rates of return than other asset classes?

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  3. Reaver

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    I love the quora emails. Every time I decide they're annoying and go to junk them, I come across gems like this:

    How is Emma Watson in real life?
    And I got confused thinking they're asking how she exists outside Harry Potter. Until I realised it was just badly worded.

    or this:

    Is it safe to sleep naked in a hotel room?

    And:

    How do snakes behave in zero gravity?
    (ok, I shouldn't moan about this one because it's the type of question my brain comes up with when I'm bored)

    But these are just terrifying:

    2 days ago I slipped and fell in the shower and landed on my block of soap. It's stuck, um, well you know where. Should I go to the ER?

    Yes! FFS, YES!

    What does it feel like to murder someone?

    [​IMG]
     
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  5. archon10

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    Quora is basically the new Yahoo answers on steroids. Instead of getting randoms answering your questions, you get people with the biggest egos on there. The trolling is pure gold because the people who spend their time all day answering questions take it super seriously. I watch the Google feeds. People fail Google interviews 12 times and ask if they have a chance to ever work at Google.
     
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    When I was banned on here I used to post on Quora - laughs were had.
     
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    I was thinking about making a troll account on there. There is so much potential. The people on there take themselves so seriously. The Google section is one example of it. Finance is another good one.
     
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    Quora is the Yahoo answers for people who can spell.
     
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    Welp Hughes just answered my question. These people are clearly trolls.

    Rofl Apricot, your post made my day. I needed that laugh.

    Archon10, definitely make a troll account. I just came across a question well someone asked how you refresh stale chocolate. Apparently throwing it away wasn't an option since Ferrero Rocher is super expensive and they didn't want to waste it.
     
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    I weep for humanity on an daily bases.

    It hurts my soul to see how over run this world is with greed and stupidity.
     
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgagOQfIXLY
     
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    "I ate an ice cube whole and haven't pooped it out yet." LOL
     
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    This one was in my inbox this morning:

    Why do the police ask "Do you know why I pulled you over?"
     
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    ahahah xD i think i might just create an account for a good laugh, and i dont think that they are trolls i really start to think that they are mentally disabled lol
     
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    I've never actually took notice of Quora most of the time, but there are actually real inmates (via proxy) giving answers about how they felt murdering someone. Damn..
     
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    I just looked through my inbox and saw this.
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