What Is a Troll?

#1 Posted by insouciant (710 posts) -

The biggest perk about Trolls though is their innate regenerative ability.    


 
I never knew that about trolls.  I always thought they were just short, ugly creatures that live under bridges.  Or people in forums like me.
#2 Posted by CornontheCobbe (2645 posts) -
@insouciant said:
"

The biggest perk about Trolls though is their innate regenerative ability.    

  Or people in forums like me. "
Yep, pretty much sums you up ; )
 
I'm kidding.
#3 Posted by august (3846 posts) -

The regenerative thing started in Dungeons and Dragons back in the day. That might be taken from actual mythology, not sure.

#4 Edited by Ryax (4630 posts) -

a troll?! some one starting a pointless arguement

#5 Posted by ZombieHunterOG (3530 posts) -
@Ryax said:
" a troll?! some one starting a pointless arguement "
im willing to argue about your definition :O
#6 Edited by BigBoss1911 (2478 posts) -

Look up Dr.Cash

#7 Posted by onimonkii (2446 posts) -

troll goods best goods.

#8 Posted by Bubahula (2197 posts) -

how different are trolls and ogres?

#9 Posted by insouciant (710 posts) -

I don't know.  Ogres are bigger?
#10 Posted by HatKing (5976 posts) -

I think his name is FartyMcNarly... yeah.
#11 Posted by insouciant (710 posts) -
@HatKing:
lol
#12 Posted by Andorski (5331 posts) -

Is there a difference between an ogre and an orc?

#13 Posted by K0rN (683 posts) -
@HatKing said:
"I think his name is FartyMcNarly... yeah. "

Zing
#14 Posted by insouciant (710 posts) -
@Andorski said:

"Is there a difference between an ogre and an orc? "


Orcs are a race of green skinned humanoid creatures that are strong, dumb, like to engage in war, and are specific to WarCraft. 
An ogre is a general term for a strong, dumb, humanoid creature.  When I hear ogre, I think of Gigante from Resident Evil 4.
#15 Posted by TheMustacheHero (6655 posts) -
@HatKing said:
" I think his name is FartyMcNarly... yeah. "
He's bearable though, and sometimes funny.
#16 Posted by HatKing (5976 posts) -
@TheMustacheHero said:
" @HatKing said:
" I think his name is FartyMcNarly... yeah. "
He's bearable though, and sometimes funny. "

I'll admit sometimes he is funny.  I think his avatar annoys me more than anything else.
#17 Edited by Geno (6477 posts) -

I could PM you a list if you want. Oh you mean those type of trolls? Yeah trolls have been noted for their regenerative abilities (mainly in RPGs), their durability makes up for their lack of special abilities typically. 

#18 Posted by Seedofpower (3932 posts) -
@Bubahula said:
" how different are trolls and ogres? "
Ogres can have 2 heads and make funny quotes.
#19 Edited by Jeust (10680 posts) -

here's a troll:
 


#20 Posted by rjayb89 (7724 posts) -

 Trollface
#21 Posted by ArbitraryWater (11796 posts) -

A troll is a somewhat foul and repulsive humanoid with regenerative abilities, though lacking the brute strength of an Orc or an ogre or the speed of a goblin or kobold. They lack intelligence, but are capable of using most weapons, though they tend to favor clubs. They are weak to fire, as it interferes with their regeneration. Armor class 12. 
 
Does this answer your question?

#22 Posted by kmdrkul (3476 posts) -

 
 
I actually don't know what the hell Grimace is.  But I have it saved as an image on this site, and any opportunity to post it is always a good opportunity.
#23 Posted by masterherocard (419 posts) -


A troll is the pre-evolved form of the Ogre. 

as most trolls never seem to age, they never evolve. 
 
The ogre is an ascended troll, who is able to not only hide his identity, but cause ACTUAL DAMAGE.

#24 Edited by crusnchill (856 posts) -
@Andorski: Hell yes there is!
Ogres are like a smaller version of giants and orcs are tortured, twisted and fell elves. Different lores say otherwise for both mythological creatures but my description is pretty common among fantasy lore.
 
Man! My nerdiness is bubbling over right now.
 
I feel like I need to take a bath, lol.
#25 Posted by Symphony (1912 posts) -

New troll here. Who you want me kill?

#26 Posted by insouciant (710 posts) -

@ArbitraryWater said: 

 

A troll is a somewhat foul and repulsive humanoid with regenerative abilities, though lacking the brute strength of an Orc or an ogre or the speed of a goblin or kobold. They lack intelligence, but are capable of using most weapons, though they tend to favor clubs. They are weak to fire, as it interferes with their regeneration. Armor class 12. 
 
Does this answer your question? 

 
Yes, that did answer my question, but this ended the thread, lol:
 
@rjayb89
said:

"
Trollface
"


 

#27 Posted by dbz1995 (4790 posts) -
@Bubahula said:
" how different are trolls and ogres? "
@Andorski said:
" Is there a difference between an ogre and an orc? "
ALL THESE HEROES OF MIGHT AND MAGIC REFERENCES-HEAD IMPLODING...
#28 Posted by AgentofChaos (1565 posts) -

Government Cheese anyone?

#29 Posted by mano521 (1224 posts) -

i have been called a troll before  :P 
they can either be blue, green, or sometimes red.  they throw axes, and they always regenerate health for some reason 
 
or if you want an internet troll  it can be one of two things 
some dude who likes to piss guys off in forums, and to start pointless arguments with nothing to back them up 
orrr, it can be just some dude arguing against what some other guy believes is right, and so is labeled troll for rocking the boat

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