Reply to post: Trolls aren't new...

Trolls prevail because good men do nothing: boffins

msknight Silver badge

Trolls aren't new...

Covers it quite well, I think...

"A troll is a supernatural being in Norse mythology and Scandinavian folklore. ... In Old Norse sources, beings described as trolls dwell in isolated rocks, mountains, or caves, live together in small family units, and are rarely helpful to human beings. ... Later, in Scandinavian folklore, trolls became beings in their own right, where they live far from human habitation, are not Christianized, and are considered dangerous to human beings."

So they've been around our lore for ages, probably pre-dating the cries of harassment, etc., live in their bedroom caves, are rarely helpful and are considered dangerous to human beings.

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