A frequent user of many message boards and battle.net that prefers to talk about sex, and un-interesting, inane topics. These topics frequently suggest brain damage.
by anonymous Sep 12, 2003 add a video
An email, usually to a message board, written with intent to offend\anger\enrage other persons, so that they will send a flaming email in reply.
I think you guys are stupid for coming to this messageboard devoted to such a waste of space as insert celebrity here
1) Flame bait is a message posted to a public Internet discussion group, such as a forum, newsgroup or mailing list, with the intent of provoking an angry response (a "flame") or argument over a topic the "troll" (original poster provoking angry response) often has no real interest in, and finds humour, or entertainment in reactions.
2) Flame bait can be a person unfamiliar with a certain discussion/topic on an internet discussion group, possibly saying things that would provoke an angry, teasing, or overall negative response.
1)KingR3aper: Starcraft II is going to suck. It is going to be the same thing as Starcraft I with new graphics. You're all losers.
(Here, KingR3aper, being the 'troll', is purposely provoking an angry or negative response from offended starcraft fans. Flame Baiting)
STRCFTFAN1337: GO SCRWE URSELF STARCRAFT IS AWESOME U FAG
ILESSTHAN3BLZRD: GTFO YOUTUBE STARCRAFT IS BOSS
IMA13YROLDBOI: NO YOURS TUPID! U ONLY SAY THAT CUZ U SUCK AT THE GAME
2) Imanub123: Hey, I'm new to computers. I'm at a local library right now. My friend said that I have to clean out my computer, thats why it was so slow. So I opened my computer and scrubbed with soap and water, and now its not working. Does anyone know why?
Mrgudsenseofsmell: I smell Flamebait...o.o
KingR3aper: ....Dear god. Why are you even alive? Do you forget to breathe?
1337sauce: *facepalm* I've never heard something so frking stupid in my life.
Another stupid meme probably popularized by all those no-life leet speakers at 4chan, meaning members that get easily "trolled" or some internet shit like that.
If you wanted to insult me for the inaccuracy of above definition, the definition was is an example of successful flamebait.