up to trolls by using their own tactics against them-- petty insults, sarcasm, twisting words, in an attempt to 'troll them back'.
you PRETEND to stand
up to trolls --- but your actual
motive is to encourage flame wars
and mistrust in general... by labeling an innocent poster as a troll and getting other posters to believe the label is true, so they turn against the falsely-accused.
3. Anti-trolling, ultimately, is just another form
of trolling. However 'well intentioned' a so-called anti-troll claims to be, ultimately anti-trolling only gives a troll even MORE of the negative attention
he craves, and encourages more posters to get angrier at each other, for stupider