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Top 6 Words And Phrases To Use In Internet Discussions To Prove You Are A Jerk

Are you a jerk and do you want people to know it? In real life, it's easy to prove you are a jerk: You can talk loudly during movies, cut in line at Starbucks, or tell new mothers their babies are ugly. But on the Internet, it's harder to prove you're a jerk.

Are you a jerk and do you want people to know it? In real life, it's easy to prove you are a jerk: You can talk loudly during movies, cut in line at Starbucks, or tell new mothers their babies are ugly. But on the Internet, it's harder to prove you're a jerk.

However, if you use any of these six words and phrases in a comment on any Internet discussion area, everyone will know you're a jerk:

6. "Fanboy." 5. "Second Life is for people with no first life!" 4. "Take a deep breath." 3. "Mother's basement" 2. "Get over yourself."

And the No. 1 way to prove you're a jerk on the Internet: Use the word "whining."

What words and phrases do you use online to prove you're a jerk?

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