A troll who must have the last word in any argument. Sometimes similar to a Stalker troll, they may follow their victim around reddit, trying to force them into rekindling the discussion. They also sometimes use PMs when their prey will not engage them.
Posts as an grotesque caricature of a specific position, in order to make that particular position look bad through the use of simplistic, abrasive, and easily disproved arguments, and in order to force actual adherents of that point of view to waste time distancing themselves from the strawman. Sometimes a form of Sockpuppet troll, and similar to the Political troll, Agent Provocateur troll, and Agenda troll. Wikipedia definitions: straw man andstrawman sockpuppet. (definition via Tlide)
A troll that seeks to provoke others into reacting negatively about their particular stance in order to bolster support for the opposite viewpoint. Example: an atheist sockpuppeting as a radically religious person in /r/atheism, and posting aggressively anti-atheist submissions and comments. Similar to the Agenda troll and the Straw man troll.Wikipedia definition.
A troll who overreacts to being insulted/called-out for acting like a troll. The troll then begins a self-pitying cycle, pointing out the "abuse" they have had to put up with, using said abuse as a retroactive justification for having acted like a troll in the first place. Wiktionary definition.
This troll takes advantage of the genrouosity and kindness of other redditors. The two known types are:
If you observe any other types of this troll, please report them.
Also known as an "alt" (for "alternate account"), this is any additional username/account created by an existing member of reddit for the purpose of pretending to be someone else, specifically for a negative purpose. Usually the sockpuppet will take the side of the troll's other account(s) in an argument or flame war, making it look as though the troll's original account has support.