Virginia Hoge

Virginia Hoge
Location
Pasadena, California, US
Birthday
June 03
Bio
Virginia Olive Hoge is an artist and writer living in Pasadena, California. She was first introduced to Topix when a serious of hostile threads and polls were built on the Pasadena Topix forums which attacked her and her liberal blog. The Topix threads built on Topix for Virginia/Ginny/Olive, now number in the hundreds. She has become one of the most trolled posters ever on Topix, stalked the entire time and is well-known there. A fighter, she has fought back on Topix, defending herself and others there. She jumped onto the National Topix forums to understand better what was going on around the entire Country and beyond, and became familiar with the raw, brutal, coarse, dramatic, violent, and mythical world that is Topix.com. Welcome to the outer-limits of free speech, the Wild, Wild West of Citizen Journalism. She was on Topix for four years. What a odyssey it was.

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Salon.com

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In a display of hari kari, Topix has allowed their corporate-favored trolls to try and blow up their own Internet Troll forum and chase off many of the regular posters.

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They have waged a long troll battle on Internet Troll against… Read full post »

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[First published July 2012]

Wheres the news?

Eight years ago, in 2006, Chris Tolles wrote this Topix blog post about newspapers and their changing role in today's media:

What do newspapers do????

Chris Tolles was lashing out at newspapers and journalists, as usual:

Chris… Read full post »

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MAY 5, 2012 9:51PM

Does Chris Tolles grey box?

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I have mentioned in several posts including this one:

Chris Tolles lashes out at journalists and real news sites.

that Chris Tolles has never once answered my questions.  He is someone who loudly complains when his comments are not published or answered, as he did to Cassandra here:… Read full post »

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MAY 1, 2012 3:35AM

Stop CISPA

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My Topix experiences have made me aware like few others, of what it is like to lose internet privacy. It is not something that should happen to anyone.

Cyber intelligence sharing and protection act???

Protection? Where IS the protection, for Americans? Not in this bill.

This bill is… Read full post »

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APRIL 19, 2012 9:41PM

The Pasadena Troll on Topix

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This comment posted by the troll, shows the clear connection to and support by the site, of this corporate troll, feeding on their own posters:

Sweetie, you're in my forum. I do get to define your role here. You see, I've been here sinceRead full post »

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"What outrages you tends to be personal. For me it's gov't intruding on right to free speech as #1 issue to defend."  - Chris Tolles tweet, Mar. 25

Oh really?

"They all hate you for posting what you did on your webpage about them Ginny."Read full post »

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meaBADboy, the Topix troll who has long stalked me and was responsible for hacking me, has been running all over Topix bragging about this, including on the Topix Mod threads, including in Greeneville TN.

He has long claimed affiliation with Topix, and… Read full post »

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*****Alert*****

 This is not an ONION post!!!

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Topix, which supposedly supports free speech, which is known for the use of extremely harsh language, language that has been used on me and often, has issued me a ban warning.

Olive, is my fourth and final, name profile… Read full post »

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FEBRUARY 24, 2012 5:28PM

Stop The Harassment

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This poignant comment was posted to Chris Tolles, on the Topix main forum on a thread titled Dear Chris Tolles:

There is a problem in the Greeneville TN forum. We need a mod really bad. A man just committed suicide after months of cyberbullying and the bullyingRead full post »

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Bond - Terry Winters

Bond - Terry Winters

Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny,Read full post »

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"Typical. You make the assumption that being a journalist gives you a special role with regard to your opinion vs those of the people." 

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[First published February 3, 2012]

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I first encoutered Chris Tolles on the Topix forum in… Read full post »

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FEBRUARY 2, 2012 2:19PM

Topix goes nuts

Topix did not care, for my re-posting the NSA post. Ya think??????? Check this out, screen shots from their Internet Troll forum:

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Is Topix lawless?

 

Force accomplished NOTHING. It only builds resistance and… Read full post »

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[Originially published November, 2010, Updated]

Chris Tolles wrote this Tweet regarding this issue.

yes! Keys being rigor & care. Also, understanding that if it's you vs. NSA, you are outgunned. Also encryption attracts eyes :)  - Chris Tolles tweet, March 25, 2012

Outgunned? Encr… Read full post »

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NOVEMBER 4, 2011 3:48PM

Topix bans Jesus.............. LOL

In a weirdly symbolic move, Topix has banned -Jesus- and removed all of His comments. He made it to only 80 Comments.

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The religious debate threads on Topix are popular, though often a source of heated debate that gets ugly on occasion. Some great writing exists on them… Read full post »

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OCTOBER 23, 2011 1:37PM

Topix has me wired........ lol

"News is a weapon too important to leave to people who can’t even figure out how to run a profitable business." - Chris Tolles, CEO of Topix

"...they don't understand which side of the Agincourt analogy they are on. They face superior weapons and a difference inRead full post »

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 Originally published in May, 2010

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CHRIS TOLLES DECLARED WAR ON NEWSPAPERS, JOURNALISTS AND MEDIA ETHICS

Chris Tolles, CEO of Topix.com, a huge, International Internet Forum website and news aggregator, Topix CrunchBase profile,  bears a stricking resemblance to Na… Read full post »

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[First published 2010]

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I have seen many allusions to deaths caused by illegal drugs brought on Topix over the years, silent deaths because they are being hidden from exposure. Yet people are dying, kids, just two of these deaths are exposed here:

Dad furious as sonRead full post »

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OCTOBER 7, 2010 12:30PM

The good in Topix

He that never changes his opinions, never corrects his mistakes, and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today. - Tryon Edwards

As a vocal critic of Topix.com, it is way past time to write this post. I have been on Topix for 2 years and learned… Read full post »

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SEPTEMBER 11, 2010 8:50PM

9/11 Remembrance

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[First published Sept. 10, 2010]

I thought Topix was as good a place as any to post my rembrances of that day 9 years ago today.

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Today is September 11 2010, 9 years after the attacks on the World Trade Center.

I was an eye… Read full post »

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AUGUST 4, 2010 11:44AM

Child predators on Topix. Yikes!!

The fact that Topix hardly moderates their forums, the fact that they do not police their forums, has opened the floodgates to real harm happening to children on Topix via child predators.

Check out this thread:

Have you been attacked by the cyberbully repeatedly ?

Here is the first post:… Read full post »

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JULY 15, 2010 5:33PM

Incest on Topix. Yikes!! Updated

[First published 2010]

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I wrote this post almost 3 years ago, about the Topix Human Sexuality forums. Nothing has changed on the forum loaded with pedofiles and threads about incest, here are a few recent threads:

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UPDATED: see update at the bottom of this post.

I have written about the abusive troll practice of building attack forums on Topix to persecute an individual here:

Something way funky is going on over at Topix.com!

The problem is out of control. People in towns and cities across… Read full post »

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Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it's set a rolling it must increase. - Charles Caleb Colton

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Its bad enough that Topix forums are loaded with trolls. Its bad enough that their automated comment filtering system allows for vulgar profanity and slurs to slip through, bad enough… Read full post »

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 [First published July 6, 2010]

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Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it. - Charles Dickens

I have wondered so many times, why the nation's journalists have sat back, and let Chris Tolles trash… Read full post »

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Topix has an incredibly fishy, automated comment moderation system, no wonder they have so many trolls. Chris Tolle's wrote about the Anonymous Commenting phenomena here:

Topix Weblog: Anonymous Comments a " By The Numbers"

 excerpt: "But looking at the numbers, eliminating anonymous commentsRead full post »

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