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 for flame bait
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  flame bait
   n.
  
      [common] A posting intended to trigger a flame war, or one that invites
      flames in reply. See also troll.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  flame bait
  
      A Usenet posting or other message intended to
     trigger a flame war, or one that invites flames in reply.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1998-05-27)
  

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