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Subject: Flame Warriors Date: 7/26/2000 3:47 PM
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Here's a link to an amusing site that someone shared on another board:

http://www.winternet.com/~mikelr/flame1.html

It categorizes many of the types of people who stir things up in cyber-communities. Such as:

TIRELESS REBUTTER: For Tireless Rebutter there is no such thing as a trivial dispute. He regards all challenges as if the barbarians were battering at the gates. His unflagging tenacity in making his points numbs and eventually wears down the opposition. Confident that his arguments are sound, Tireless Rebutter can't understand why he is universally loathed.

and:

NITPICK: Nitpick compensates for his general weakness as a Warrior by pouncing or errors, however irrelevant to the discussion, and using them to discredit the enemy. For example, if his opponent in a sports forum conflict casually mentioned the Cubs' 4-2 victory in the 1908 World Series, Nitpick would quickly counterattack with something like, "4-2 !? Any moron knows the Cubs won the Series 4-1! Someone so ignorant about baseball history can't possibly know anything about salary caps!" Even if the minor point is conceded Nitpick will return to it whenever pressed in the main arena of battle.
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