So I’ve actually never seen “Community,” but I have watched the scene where everything goes wrong and the troll is staring from the flames. While at my grandma’s this past week, I noted her Norwegian troll was the exact one from the show. I looked at it and said, “YOU.”
The rock is gneiss, formed into a broken rock wall of huge corners, concave roofs, and crack systems, topped with a series of spires and pinnacles on the summit rim. The rock is generally loose, and rockfall is the norm on this north-facing big wall. There was a series of large rockfalls on the wall in September 1998, radically changing the character of several climbing routes.
The Troll Wall has been a prestigious goal for climbers and base jumpers alike. Carl Boenish, the “father” of base jumping, was killed on the Troll Wall in 1984 shortly after setting the world record for the highest base jump in history. Base jumping from Troll Wall has been illegal since 1986.
THE QUEEN IS UNABLE TO HAVE CHILDREN, SO SHE’S REALLY FUCKING SAD. ONE DAY, THOUGH, A BEGGAR WOMAN SELLS HER SOME MAGIC FLOWERS THAT WILL HELP HER HAVE KIDS. ONE OF THEM IS GOLD AND THE OTHER IS BLACK, AND THE WOMAN TELLS HER TO EAT THE GOLD ONE BUT NOT THE BLACK ONE. WHY DID SHE GIVE HER THE BLACK ONE AS WELL? WHO FUCKING KNOWS.
THE QUEEN IS REALLY FUCKING HUNGRY, SO SHE EATS BOTH FLOWERS. SHE’S PRETTY FUCKING STUPID.
NINE MONTHS LATER, SHE GIVES BIRTH TO TWINS. ONE OF THEM IS GOLDEN AND PERFECT, AND THE OTHER ONE LOOKS LIKE A TINY LITTLE MOTHERFUCKING TROLL RIDING A GOAT AND CARRYING A WOODEN SPOON. THAT’S WHAT YOU GET FOR EATING TOO MANY FLOWERS, KIDS. FUCKED UP BABIES BORN WITH THEIR OWN SPOONS AND THEIR OWN GOATS.
SEVEN YEARS LATER, A BUNCH OF TROLLS SHOW UP TO MURDER THE SHIT OUT OF EVERYONE. THE UGLY DAUGHTER LOCKS HER FAMILY IN THE KITCHEN AND BEATS THE SHIT OUT OF ALL OF THE TROLLS WITH HER MOTHERFUCKING SPOON. SHE’S REALLY FUCKING GOOD WITH THAT SPOON.
UNFORTUNATELY, HER SISTER STICKS HER HEAD OUT OF THE WINDOW TO WATCH. THE TROLLS TEAR IT OFF AND REPLACE IT WITH A COW’S HEAD. TROLLS HAVE REALLY FUCKED UP SENSES OF HUMOUR. ALSO THEY’RE MASSIVE FUCKING DICKTRUMPETS.
THE UGLY SISTER SETS OFF ON A FUCKING MASSIVE RESCUE MISSION TO THE LAND OF THE TROLLS, ACCOMPANIED BY HER COW-HEADED SISTER. SHE BEATS THE SHIT OUT OF THE KING OF THE TROLLS USING ONLY HER WOODEN SPOON, RECLAIMS HER SISTER’S HEAD, AND FUCKS OFF INTO THE SUNSET ON HER GOAT.
Have you ever read the (originally Norwegian) folk story “Three Billy Goats Gruff”? It created the word Troll as a mythical being who lived under a bridge. I always imagine it is a bridge like this one near Rispond in Sutherland. Of course a Troll is something else entirely to the social media generation!