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To take over the content of a message thread by changing the subject of discourse to a topic outside the purview of the original subject and/orforum, while maintaining the subject line. A form of amusement for trolls. Threadjacking is distinguished from flaming, as flames are a quasi-personal attack on a poster or on a poster's style of discourse, where threadjacking is deliberatly steering the discussion offtopic. Urban Dictionary

Third person singular of threadjack Urban Dictionary

A person who intentionally changes the topic in an email or bulletin board thread. Urban Dictionary

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The word "threadjacking" in example sentences

In honour of Meade, I dub threadjacking Beijing Syndrome instead of Stockholm Syndrome, which that Patty Hearst had. ❋ Ann Althouse (2008)

I’m really disappointed to read down this far and find that Petey’s attempted threadjacking is still unsuccessful, leaving me no entry point to celebrate my Raptors’ continued survival. ❋ Unknown (2007)

My understanding of “threadjacking” was lacking, as I said in my prior post. ❋ Unknown (2009)

We seem to be having a threadjacking problem today. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Sorry if that constitutes “threadjacking,” but it was a point I wanted to make. ❋ Unknown (2009)

As I said, though, my main complaint is he is threadjacking, so I will threadjack no more. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Which is a polite way of saying, “Stop threadjacking.” ❋ Unknown (2009)

I just opened up this discussion to a threadjacking about whether or not liberals are al-Qaeda-incarnate-in-America. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Bravo for a truly ham-fisted attempt at pedantic, po-faced threadjacking! ❋ Unknown (2010)

Okay, threadjacking a bit, but why are the comment threads on posts about polls the ones that always bring out the dumbest comments from both sides (me not excluded)? ❋ Unknown (2009)

Blatant threadjacking like you are trying to do is rude to both the host and the commenters. ❋ Ann Althouse (2009)

I will not tolerate people threadjacking for attacks on Megan McArdle, who, despite whatever political disagreements I have with her, is my friend. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Orin Kerr deleted the comment, accusing me of “threadjacking”. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Dang, I was pretty sure I was in the running for the gold in Olympic threadjacking, too. ❋ Ann Althouse (2008)

You are threadjacking & using the all too common President Clinton dodge. ❋ Unknown (2006)

"I would like to thank the members of the Althousiversity for their support, sufferance and self-control regarding tomato-throwing during this brief interlude of threadjacking." ❋ Ann Althouse (2008)

Btw, there's no such thing as threadjacking here - post what you like, when you like. ❋ Unknown (2005)

Aside to DTL: You're the one who brought up the whole gay thing with your references to Dr. Helen and her views on so-called reparative therapy, then 7Machos calls you on your threadjacking, and then you accuse him of being gay? ❋ Ann Althouse (2007)

Arm4war keeps starting [threads] about how fighting style affects [gameplay], but artboy keeps threadjacking his posts with [rants] about non-real world physics. ❋ Alphageek (2003)

No one [threadjacks] our forum on the [possibilities] of inter-galactic peace through (extremely impressive) multi-part [harmony] singing! ❋ Lcdn (2006)

"Jeff was trying to tell everyone about his new computer, but Mike [turned it] [the thread] into a conversation about [operating systems]. Jeff got threadjacked bad; Mike is a serial threadjacker." ❋ Caroline Sanford (2007)

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