In 2012, Internet trolls rose to popularity (infamy?). From the deep dark fissures of 4chan to the lewd message boards on Reddit, anonymous e-villains made a name out of causing havoc online. The most notorious of the bunch, ViolentAcrez, was outed by Gawker and exposed as a financial services programmer from Arlington, Texas. It was proof that anybody has the potential to be a successful troll. Here, we provide a handy user's guide on how, you too, can become an online vigilante. Just remember: Always troll wisely.

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