Quote editing
08/28/2006
Snipping out large chunks of unrelated material isn't really a troll trademark, but doing a little "creative snipping" or "quote forging" is, such as something like this:

Poster A:

You're stupid

Poster B:

> You're stupid
Yeah, because you're such a genius, doofus. Duh!

Poster A:

>> You're stupid
> Yeah
Glad you agree!
I.e. snipping to change the meaning of the posters post. Or even editing the quoted material, adding text to it to make it seem the poster is responding to something he didn't.
Or leaving out large chunks of context to make the quote seem to say something it doesn't without any context.