This is a quote from the book "The Gentleperson's Guide To Forum Spies" by Cryptome.org
...osition to your posting will be most likely dropped. However in some cases where the forum members are highly educated and can counter your disinformation with real facts and linked postings, yo
u can then 'abort' the consensus cracking by initiating a 'forum slide.'
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Technique #3 - 'TOPIC DILUTION'
Topic dilution is not only effective in forum sliding it is als
o very useful in keeping the forum readers on unrelated and non-productive issues. This is a critical and useful technique to cause a 'RESOURCE BURN.' By implementing continual and non-related p...