Originally Posted by RussP
The question is simple enough as is.
OK, lemme see if this helps you see my failure to understand.
The anonymity of the net has brought out lots of kooks and cranks with wild conspiracy theories. Add to that, even odd, out-of-the-ordinary views are expressed on the net that wouldn't be expressed in person.
Because if that, it can sometimes be hard to tell if someone is pulling your leg. Consequently sarcasm (or more accurately irony) can be hard to pick up on.
I say, "We all run into it online." We meaning pretty much everyone online. Is that it?