Dunno what happened to that other thread anywho, if a mod could enlighten us that would be cool, but chances are you won't. Any who a Shill:-
Definitions of shill on the Web:
* act as a shill; "The shill bid for the expensive carpet during the auction in order to drive the price up"
* a decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others
* A shill is an associate of a person selling goods or services or a political group, who pretends no association to the seller/group and assumes the air of an enthusiastic customer. ...
* A person paid to endorse a product favourably, while pretending to be impartial; An accomplice at a confidence trick during an auction or gambling ...
* A shill player is a who is paid by the house and plays with the house money.http://www.poker.com/poker-glossary-s.htm
* Shills are paid props who help start and maintain poker games.http://www.absolutepoker.com/gettingStarted/online-poker-glossary.asp
* In comedy, a person planted in the audience to assist in a gag.http://www.public-speaking-course.net/glossaryp-t.htm