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Trolling: How Far is Too Far?

What's the worst thing you've ever heard on Xbox Live? (Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Culture, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, PS3, Xbox 360)

Malice-Flare  +   1116d ago
racial slurs are always too far...
NukaCola  +   1116d ago
I used to get called the N word on COD a lot. I hate that online gamers choose to be assclowns, but what really grinds my gears is when those Em Effers sing or have music blaring in the background.
EyesAblaze  +   1116d ago
I those people that hum
caseh  +   1116d ago
Ahh yeah the music thing is a f*cking nuisance.
b163o1  +   1116d ago
I laugh at trolls, it seems to piss them off. Music in background is for people to scared to talk trash, or maybe a cry for attention.

IDK what EyesAblaze means???
WrAiTh Sp3cTr3  +   1116d ago
This is the music I play in the background, lol...
JsonHenry  +   1116d ago
Racial slurs, name calling, belittling.. all those things I can handle. Its just trolling at its finest. I can't stand it when kids sing or have shitty music playing loud in the background though. Thank God for the mute option.
LostDjinn  +   1115d ago
For me it's kids fighting/screaming with/at their parents. It's sickening. I use whatever options are available to me in game to make sure I never game with them again. That's not trolling though so I'd better address the topic at hand.

O.T.- Trolling's an illness. The more negative attention a person requires the sicker the individual. When people troll children though it becomes creepy.
IAMERROR  +   1115d ago
Trolling wasn't even that bad til it hit mainstream popularity and the general public thinks every little thing they do is trolling. U MAD BRO?????? U MAD?????? lulz I just found out this thing called memes like yesterday dey sew kewl
GTRrocker666  +   1116d ago
I have actually never heard anyone cuss anyone out. If they died they would get angry and swear but not at the perzon that killed them. I play PS3 though. I get mad when i play single player but dont bother during multiplayer. You are going to die every couple of minutes anyway... so i never really saw the point in getting emotionally involved in k/d stats.
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SolidStoner  +   1116d ago
I never ever heard someone on X box live trolling, since I dont have X box and X box live in the first place... and I am now surfing in PS3 news section to be honest! And this is in the wrong place with the wrong question!...

I can tell I dont mind any trolling as far as talking.. but if someone try to ruin my online gameplay with doing something stupid.. I have to be a bad cop and beat the shit out of that child in the worst way! :) BF3 helps alot to figure out many ways how to take out people :)
enkeixpress  +   1116d ago
When someone deliberately tries to make a little boy or girl on MP cry in public game chat.. doesn't get any more worse than that.

Plenty of 'trolling' videos on YouTube of that happening & it's even more annoying when I'm in the same public match listening to it happening in real-time.. sickening tbh :/

I mean.. I do my fair share of 'trolling' to try-hards & angry, retarded players but, doing it to little kids who only want to play & make friends is just so wrong imo.

Here are two:
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MrDead  +   1116d ago
These kids are playing 18 rated games and deserve everything they get and I have no sympathy for them, they are destroying/destroyed the online community of many adult rated titles.

If this were to happen on games aimed at them, PG titles then yes I would feel bad for them.
violents  +   1115d ago
I have to ageee, cod and the like are rated 17+ for a reason. I.m not saying its right but if you put yurself in a situation you shouldnt be in your the one at fault if anything happens.
RoXante  +   1115d ago
@enkeixpress & MrDead Agree.
Heisenburger  +   1115d ago
Really? Wow you clearly aren't a parent.

So if a parent makes a poor decision then YOU are saying that the child "deserves" to be verbally abused?

Sins of the father, and all that right?

I could not disagree more with your callous attitude towards children.
MrDead  +   1115d ago

They have no right to complain as they have no right to be there, the issue is very easily rectified. Also the children in these clips aren't being "verbally abused"

As for my "callous attitude towards children" we are talking about games here so lets not blow things out of proportion.
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soundslike  +   1115d ago
N4G on Trolling:

Never ok

Unless they are a little kid and deserve it.

jesus fuck guys.
ImpliedDeception  +   1115d ago
You don't have to be 18 to buy or play these games, unless you live in California. If you're bothered so much by people in pub servers, get your own. They don't deserve to be treated badly any more than you do.

What's sick is that you think that people have the right to attack children, because you don't agree with the fact that they're playing. You didn't make the rules, this isn't your world, grow up.
MrDead  +   1115d ago
I must be watching different clips.

The children on the two Youtube clips are not being attacked or verbally abused. One is crying over a goldfish and the other has been de-ranked. What part of this is condoning abuse to children?????

What it shows is that they are not mature enough to be playing these games. I worried that you condone showing graphic violence to minors.
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CalvinKlein  +   1115d ago
ahahhahahha well the trolls are doing these kids a favor. They really should kill themselvs because its obvious their parents dont care about them if they let them play M rated games online with no supervision.

But really, if someone on voice chat can make you cry then you are too young to play that game online, nomatter what your age. Same thing with those tough guys who say they will kill you online. Some mexican was acting all hard saying he would kill me so I told him my address and he shut up real quick once I said his poor ass couldnt get to me unless he hopped on the migrant worker buss and picked my strawberries for me.

If you are too sensitive or angry to play online the get off the console.

Im sick of every sissified coddled child and angry person looking for a fight getting angry with people who are messing with them online.

angry people and little kids need to get the heck off the xbox if they cant handle verbal abuse. He has no problems playing a war game, seeing death and hearing bad language, but someone got his goat and he started crying. Im not saying the kid deserved it but children cry alot over nothing let alone a "meanie" online.

Like this author for example. He mentions how he might talk crap after beating me in a game of guitar hero as an example of a troll but if he did that to mee Id tell him he is a "no life looser that is good at playing fake instruments in his mothers basement. Of course you would be better at a game made for 8 year olds and queers with no musical talent." Then id leave befoer he could say anything else. I wouldnt cry and then write an article.

We should not let the weak minded people who are sensitive dictate what is and is not permitted. IMO the only people who have the right to be offended are those offended by everything that is offensive. And since there are none of those people in the history of existence id say that noone has the right to be offended by something so little as harassment over xbox live.

Especially not in the context of 5 year olds crying in a game of online COD taht is a FPS WAR game that is rated M+.

These little craps cry when they spill their cheerios too. Does that mean that we should alter the bowl and the people who use them or should the little kid just eat a pop tart? I think we all know the answer to that question.

Edit-- yeah above, if you let your little cry baby play COD online you are a BAD parent and it is all your fault when he hears bad stuff online for letting him play the game or not atleast disabling voice chat. If I bring my 5 year old to a concert and he gos in the mosh pidt and gets crushed is it the rowdy concert goers faut of the crap parent? If there is a band that plays offensive music and you go to their concert do you have the right to get offended, complain, and expect the band to play something differnet?

I think the above comments are interesting and is telling of this society that wants everyone to raise their children for them and walk on eggshells while they are the ones that are doing their own children an injustice.
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cpayne93  +   1116d ago
I've done a lot of tea bagging in my time, but thats all in good fun. Usually I only do it after ridiculous kills. Just a few nights ago me and three other people gave a guy I knifed a four man tea bag on bc2. Ah, good times...

Btw, was anyone else tea bagging in the ps all stars beta? I thought of doing it when I first started playing, and a good bit of people were doing it by the end.
AiirJordann23  +   1116d ago
Ok Guy Gets Mad At Me Cause I Was Shooting At The Guy He Tryna Kill He Gets In My Line Of Fire We Both Die We End Up Arguing 5 Games St8 Because Of It Lmao But What Really Gets Me Is When People Have Music Playin' Or They Come in The Lobby Talking About How Good They Are And Be At The Bottom And Of Course The N Word Pisses Me Off
Parasyte  +   1116d ago
Was capitalizing every single word and not using punctuation really necessary?

It kinda makes your post hard to read.
AiirJordann23  +   1116d ago
I wasn't really thinking about it at the time i was typing.
caseh  +   1116d ago
Anyone here played MAG with the epic proxy chatter? Incredible amounts of abuse to be heard but its usually aimed at the weapon you were using or your play style rather than racial slurs or personal attacks.

Tea-bagging someone then hearing that player go off on one, screaming to his team mates that hes being bagged...brilliant. RIP Zipper, sadly they went under. :(
Parasyte  +   1116d ago
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FrostyZipper  +   1115d ago
'I will shit on your chest and rub it in with my hands'

CoD communities put out some solid gold
Oh_Yeah  +   1115d ago
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jd666  +   1115d ago
I don't listen, I hit mute straight away!!
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wishingW3L  +   1115d ago
if it doesn't goes too far then it isn't trolling!
Alos88  +   1115d ago
To a troll there is no such thing as "too far", and if you are trying to offend within acceptable boundaries you probably aren't doing it right.
InTheLab  +   1115d ago
I consider talking about anything other than what's happening in-game, trolling. I usually mute everyone that's not following the rules..

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