Is It Time for Some New Trolls?

by Ed Naile November 21, 2017

The moderators at Granite Grok have allowed trolls to gum up the works of the comments section for a long time. These trolls have a pattern of behavior which is easy to see. It is tedious, repetitive, repetitive, and repetitive. The saddest of our trolls live in Boulder, Colorado, couch surfing at a private home of […]

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Clippy Rides Again – As Chatbot “Tay”

by Mike March 31, 2016

Programming without safeguards meets Internet trolls – what could go wrong?? Back in the late ’90s, Microsoft’s Office suite, which always thought it knew better than the users, sprouted the ultimate irritation/humiliation tool, Clippit/Clippy, who would pop up and aggravate the user any time ‘he’ thought you were out of your depth. The character has […]

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Dilbert: Dick From the Internet

by Scott Morales June 8, 2015

After dealing with a wacky, weird commenter at the Grok over the past few days, the timing of spotting this cartoon is perfect.  Anyone who’s had the misfortune to deal with the former commenter, who I will not name, or who’s run across his ilk, will probably find this amusing and a welcome affirmation. Enjoy! […]

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“Or is that a banana” – Pistol Envy, Part Deux

by Susan Olsen June 4, 2015

“A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity” has been attributed to Sigmund Freud. Cited many places as the source of that statement is the ‘10th lecture of Freud’s “General Introduction to Psychoanalysis” (1952).’ William, who says he is an architect in Portsmouth and says his last name is “Tucker” […]

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May 4th GrokTALK! Segment One – Skip, Steve, Susan…

by Steve MacDonald May 5, 2013

Here’s segment one of the May 4, 2013 Grok-a-Saurus, Grok-a-Topia, GrokTastic, Grok-a-Palooza. In the first segment Skip and Steve are joined by GrokBlogger (Grokster) Susan Olsen. Some of the topics include Plan B, Stella Tremblay, Erica Lafferty, Kermit Gosnell, Trolls wishing death upon you and your family, Donuts, grand-kids as petri dishes and more.  Segment […]

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Bullet To The Head Of The NRA: A Little Perspective

by Rick Olson January 17, 2013

“The coward only threatens when he is safe.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  I am a bit intrigued, I must confess. An on line game emerged called, ‘Bullet to the Head of the NRA’ Depicted in the game is an interactive where the gamer can shoot  NRA President David A. Keene. The game is very graphic…and people are […]

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