Vocab 4 v 2

Sock puppet

Definition: an online identity used for purposes of deception within an online community.
sentence: Jim used a sock puppet when playing online poker.
example: puppy77
part of speech: noun

It's a special kind of deception, though, and different from just having a pseudonym or a handle. Jim, simultaneously playing online poker as puppy77 and as Mia4evah so he could raise the pot by convincing others that Mia4evah and puppy77 are competitors, when they're really the same person, would be an example of a sock puppet. You of course can't use this example, since I (DxRR) wrote it, but I'm sure you can find your own. As always, wikipedia is informative.

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