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Darien Wilde aka Lionheart's guide to trolling. ^_^
17.) The troll wannabe
Advanced level trolling tactics (update April 17, 2007)
1.) The Board Critic
2.) The Newbie
3.) The board Elitist/Vet
4.) The Troll Slayer
5.) The Flunky
6.) The "Girl"
7.) The Hardcore Flamer/Bad Ass
8.) The Average User
9.) The Voice of Reason
10.) The Followers
11.) The Other Trolls
12.) The Leader
13.) The Moderator
14.) The Hacker
15.) Hybrids
16.) The Spectator
Trolling 101
17.) The troll wannabe
Other trolls say:
Intermediate level trolling tactics

I initially missed this one. Thanks to JamesP for pointing it out. First, what he said:
The user-type (not catalogued by you) who I regard with the most
disdain?  The troll-wannabe.  This is a twat who brags about being a troll
but who hasn't earned their stripes, someone who has suicided dozens of
accounts on MBH isn't a troll, they are someone who suicides accounts. 
Trolling is about what you can get away with, not about getting banned.

My take on it? Trolling is exactly about what you can get away with it, just as he said. Once the mods are onto you, you either change your style, move on to a new board or site, or get used to making a lot of new accounts, because that's what you'll be doing. I've been banned well over 130 times on gamefaqs, and as many on the other sites I've trolled. The main reason is because once the moderators know you're a troll, you'll get banned a lot while trying to figure out a way not to get banned. But anyway, back to the troll wannabe.
He's the guy that is always bragging about what a great troll he is, but hasn't really done anything. Most of the time he's not destructive to trolling topics that you as a troll will make, but if he starts to do thing that are affecting you trolling, you can do one of two things:
1.) Ask him to leave. Wannabe or not, if he's a troll or at least a wannabe, he might have enough respect for the trolls around him to piss off when you ask him to. If he doesn't, then theres option number 2.
2.) Expose him for the fraud he is. Using your own skills, troll him, or show him how sad of a troll he is by doing things as a troll that he could never do. That would be pretty much anything in trolling 101. If he's out trolling you, he may not be a wannabe afterall, and maybe you should re evaluate. One way or another, most wannabe trolls won't effect your trolling, although you may want to do away with them anyway just for being bad trolls. Granted, all trolls were beginners at some point, this type just needs to be a little more humble and go back and learn the basics before claiming to be the best.

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