This is a quote from the book "The Gentleperson's Guide To Forum Spies" by Cryptome.org
...ges, regardless of venue or evidence, as mere rumors and wild accusations. Other derogatory terms mutually exclusive of truth may work as well. This method which works especially well with a sil
ent press, because the only way the public can learn of the facts are through such 'arguable rumors'. If you can associate the material with the Internet, use this fact to certify it a 'wild rum
or' from a 'bunch of kids on the Internet' which can have no basis in fact.
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4. Use a straw man. Find or create a seeming element of your opponent's argument which you can easily kno...