An troll is someone who does whatever s/he can to make trouble on a website's forum or message board. While there will always be people who have a troll mentality, an even bigger problem is that most people cannot resist "feeding the trolls," namely giving the trolls the attention that they crave.
This article shows you the steps to avoid being a forum troll. They are applicable to the forums on eHow or any other website. It also discusses the one and only one very simple step to avoid "feeding the trolls," thereby making them slither away if everyone pitches in.
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