Like anglers hunting for fish, these sad sacks cast out their hooks -- baited with vague tales of woe -- in the hopes of landing concerned responses. Genuine bad news is one thing, but these manipulative posts are just pleas for attention.
The Sympathy Baiter. "Barbara is feeling sad today." "Man, am I glad that's over." "Jim could really use some good news about now."
by aliboi2232 December 13, 2009