An apology to the devs
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Join Date: Dec 2007
02-24-2010, 11:15 AM
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Yeah, both of those terms seem to be losing what meaning they ever had. Once upon a time "fanboy" meant "someone who was unwilling to see anything negative about the thing they were a fan of". Now it seems to mean "someone who disagrees with me and likes something more/hates something less than I do".
The same is true for the word "troll."
On the other hand, I think it's silly to dole out points for using those words. Even without those words, the tone of the posts here isn't going to change. Someone who wants to say that will simply say it differently.