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To everyone who joined these forums at some point, and got discouraged by the negativity and left after a while (or even got literally scared off): I'm sorry.

I wasn't good enough at encouraging people to be kinder, and removing people who refuse to be kind. Encouraging people is hard, and removing people creates conflict, and I hate conflict... so that's why I wasn't better at it.

I was a very, very sensitive teen. The atmosphere of this forum as it is now, if it had existed in 1996, would probably have upset me far more than it would have helped.

I can handle quite a lot of negativity and even abuse now, but that isn't the point. I want to help people. I want to help the people who need it the most, and I want to help people like the 1996 version of me.

I'm still figuring out the best way to do that, but as it is now, these forums are doing more harm than good, and I can't keep running them.

Thank you to the few people who have tried to understand my point of view so far. I really, really appreciate you guys. You are beautiful people.

Everyone else: If after everything I've said so far, you still don't understand my motivations, I think it's unlikely that you will. We're just too different. Maybe someday in the future it might make sense, but until then, there's no point in arguing about it. I don't have the time or the energy for arguing anymore. I will focus my time and energy on people who support me, and those who need help.

-SoulRiser

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  Thread: The way you died...
Post: The way you died...

I was poisoned in the sewers. Sounds about right.
l1qu1d Games 28 8,949 01-17-2015, 11:35 PM
  Thread: How adult are you?
Post: How adult are you?

Love 100% Sex 78% Leadership 100% Problem Solving 44% Physical Abilities 44% Verbal & Math Skills 89% Interpersonal Skills 33% Handling Responsibility 56% Managing High Risk Behaviors 67% ...
l1qu1d Youth Rights 112 44,597 06-19-2014, 06:43 AM
  Thread: Political compass, beautiful, beautiful, political compass!
Post: Political compass, beautiful, beautiful, political...

[img]http://www.politicalcompass.org/facebook/pcgraphpng.php?ec=-1.12&soc=-6.21[/img] Economic Left/Right: -1.12 Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -6.21
l1qu1d Philosophy, Politics & History 127 41,098 05-04-2014, 11:51 PM
  Thread: Overkill
Post: RE: Overkill

(04-29-2014 02:51 AM)isolatedsystem Wrote:  Sure :) I wish you the same. I just have to get advice from people of my country if I can follow arts after school Thanks Google it?
l1qu1d School Talk 14 6,014 04-29-2014, 02:52 AM
  Thread: Overkill
Post: RE: Overkill

(04-29-2014 02:47 AM)isolatedsystem Wrote:  I can't it's part of the course :/ Oww Well, I can't really offer much advice I can only wish you good luck!
l1qu1d School Talk 14 6,014 04-29-2014, 02:48 AM
  Thread: Overkill
Post: RE: Overkill

(04-29-2014 02:39 AM)isolatedsystem Wrote:  Yeah I always passed the years with C at maths ( its not how we call a grade of the subject ) but this year is more hard its like has nothing to do wi...
l1qu1d School Talk 14 6,014 04-29-2014, 02:43 AM
  Thread: Overkill
Post: RE: Overkill

(04-29-2014 02:26 AM)isolatedsystem Wrote:  No :( the law is that if we fail two subjects like maths and portuguese together we fail and repeat the year or for example failing at the two exams w...
l1qu1d School Talk 14 6,014 04-29-2014, 02:34 AM
  Thread: Overkill
Post: RE: Overkill

(04-29-2014 02:17 AM)isolatedsystem Wrote:  Yeah we repeat the year with the subjects that we failed which maybe I'll fail two of them 0.o and I will be losing an entire school year just because...
l1qu1d School Talk 14 6,014 04-29-2014, 02:21 AM
  Thread: what does your name mean
Post: what does your name mean

"Successful King" I'm okay with that.
l1qu1d General Talk 28 7,979 04-29-2014, 02:13 AM
  Thread: Overkill
Post: RE: Overkill

(04-29-2014 02:06 AM)isolatedsystem Wrote:  I feel you. It's just some teachers don't want to understand. Actually I may be repeating the year next school year because of two bad grades but if ...
l1qu1d School Talk 14 6,014 04-29-2014, 02:11 AM
  Thread: Overkill
Post: Overkill

So my final examinations begin in two weeks and I haven't bothered to do anything at all in terms of preparations. I feel I can accomplish revision of my earlier exams that I have before a one week ho...
l1qu1d School Talk 14 6,014 04-29-2014, 01:59 AM
  Thread: Some ridiculous pro-school propaganda ad
Post: Some ridiculous pro-school propaganda ad

I LAUGHED SO FUCKING HARD XD
l1qu1d School Talk 54 13,580 02-06-2014, 08:03 AM
  Thread: My school's getting strict about ID's...
Post: My school's getting strict about ID's...

My school does this, too, they threaten to punish us but they don't usually do so.
l1qu1d School Talk 15 5,695 02-03-2014, 09:02 AM
  Thread: The Fluoride Deception
Post: RE: The Fluoride Deception

(01-27-2014 12:15 PM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  Eh. As far as I understand, the fluoridation of water isn't a big problem because the fluoride is not significant. However, it does slightly help with ...
l1qu1d Science & Technology 12 4,256 01-28-2014, 05:45 AM
  Thread: Ranting on Tumblr with Arrogant People...
Post: RE: Ranting on Tumblr with Arrogant People...

(01-27-2014 04:17 AM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  http://hansgrohe97.tumblr.com/post/74435...e-complain Reblogged
l1qu1d School Talk 36 9,926 01-27-2014, 10:05 AM
  Thread: Overheard at the Rave
Post: Overheard at the Rave

I appreciate this post Thank you, to you and Desu :3
l1qu1d Philosophy, Politics & History 3 2,667 01-27-2014, 09:54 AM
  Thread: The Fluoride Deception
Post: RE: The Fluoride Deception

(01-27-2014 05:57 AM)Trar Wrote:  I'm not sure about fluoridation. I can get its intended beneficial purpose but if it really is dangerous in the water supply of course I'm not going to stand fo...
l1qu1d Science & Technology 12 4,256 01-27-2014, 08:55 AM
  Thread: The Fluoride Deception
Post: The Fluoride Deception

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReJhMxTJVyo
l1qu1d Science & Technology 12 4,256 01-27-2014, 12:21 AM
  Thread: Ranting on Tumblr with Arrogant People...
Post: RE: Ranting on Tumblr with Arrogant People...

(01-25-2014 10:33 AM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  I replied. Hopefully, I've hit a grand slam. Can you send a link to your reply?
l1qu1d School Talk 36 9,926 01-26-2014, 11:13 PM
  Thread: Youtube comments
Post: RE: Youtube comments

(01-26-2014 09:25 AM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  On YouTube? I'm surprised that kind of conversation took place on YouTube. Then again, it was a PBS video, so all the "stfu nigger go back to the kitchen"...
l1qu1d Philosophy, Politics & History 2 2,399 01-26-2014, 09:37 AM
  Thread: Youtube comments
Post: Youtube comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZ_W3EAfp6I The comment on this video by " KNOW HOPE " and the conversation that follows is quite interesting. I'm curious about what others think of this particular pe...
l1qu1d Philosophy, Politics & History 2 2,399 01-26-2014, 08:56 AM
  Thread: What are you listening to right now? v2.0
Post: What are you listening to right now? v2.0

Counting bodies like sheep - The Perfect Circle
l1qu1d Music 4,462 512,488 01-19-2014, 07:36 AM
  Thread: Don't Lose Your Humanity: A Grave Warning
Post: Don't Lose Your Humanity: A Grave Warning

I liked reading this. Although, it's scary how I'm found some similarities to myself o.O It was definitely worth the read, though.
l1qu1d Original Artwork/Writing 33 11,119 12-23-2013, 07:30 AM
  Thread: "Why are you so quiet?" "Why don't you ever talk?"
Post: "Why are you so quiet?" "Why don't you ever talk?"

Just never reply and they'll leave you be eventually, hopefully
l1qu1d School Talk 53 22,974 12-20-2013, 02:23 AM
  Thread: Exams and other stuff
Post: RE: Exams and other stuff

(12-19-2013 03:55 PM)Trar Wrote:  Some people don't know what they want to do for a while. Public education doesn't accommodate them nearly as much as it would ideally. Hopefully you can get go...
l1qu1d School Talk 9 5,493 12-20-2013, 02:17 AM
  Thread: Need Tips on Starting a Student Union
Post: Need Tips on Starting a Student Union

Fight this the legal way. Like a court case or something. Learn the rights and learn how to argue back using them. To get more people would be getting more publicity and the best way I see is 'arguing...
l1qu1d School Talk 10 3,867 12-18-2013, 09:42 AM
  Thread: Why do students refuse to believe they have rights?
Post: RE: Why do students refuse to believe they have ri...

(12-18-2013 09:32 AM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  The fact that students don't believe they have any rights despite the freaking fact that we live in a (supposedly) democratic society is stupid, infuriatin...
l1qu1d School Talk 21 8,157 12-18-2013, 09:39 AM
  Thread: Gwedin's 3D Crafts
Post: Gwedin's 3D Crafts

Nice! Do you use any particular programmes? or just whatever you find ? XD
l1qu1d Original Artwork/Writing 30 9,047 12-18-2013, 09:32 AM
  Thread: DoA's One-Stop Psych Shop Archives
Post: DoA's One-Stop Psych Shop

I HATE EVERYONE :)
l1qu1d Interviews 48 46,967 12-18-2013, 09:26 AM
  Thread: Guns, Guns and MOAR GUNZ?!
Post: Guns, Guns and MOAR GUNZ?!

I definitely want to own a gun one day but it'll be hard if I'm still gonna be living in the UK when I'm 18. I hope. not.
l1qu1d General Talk 46 10,585 12-18-2013, 09:24 AM
  Thread: School is repressing my desires
Post: School is repressing my desires

I just hate school. Period. If we are expected to maintain a balance in our lives, school MUST get out the way.
l1qu1d School Talk 7 3,172 12-18-2013, 09:19 AM
  Thread: Malcolm In The Middle
Post: Malcolm In The Middle

It's not in the UK Netflix. Sucks. But yes, I loved that show! :D
l1qu1d Movies/TV/Videos/Books 11 3,257 12-18-2013, 09:12 AM
  Thread: MY SCHOOL HATES HATS!
Post: MY SCHOOL HATES HATS!

Yeah my school has this policy "no hats inside the building" so if you're getting ready to go out in the freezing cold, they'll make you take it off and wear it outside in the freezing cold. My school...
l1qu1d School Talk 44 16,511 12-18-2013, 09:10 AM
  Thread: Found A Baseball. Now what?
Post: Found A Baseball. Now what?

Keep it but if you still don't feel like you deserve it or something, do some Murdoch Mysteries investigation or something to whom it might belong XD Kidding (I s'pose) just keep it XD
l1qu1d School Talk 10 4,872 12-18-2013, 08:56 AM
  Thread: Why do students refuse to believe they have rights?
Post: Why do students refuse to believe they have rights...

We have the right to 'learn' YAY!
l1qu1d School Talk 21 8,157 12-18-2013, 08:52 AM
  Thread: Exams and other stuff
Post: Exams and other stuff

This isn't really a rant, just me rambling about college, options and exams. If you're not bothered about it, there is really no point in reading all'a this XD I just felt I needed to say something ab...
l1qu1d School Talk 9 5,493 12-18-2013, 08:49 AM
  Thread: Schools and childhood obesity?
Post: Schools and childhood obesity?

Ahh, school just gets in the way of everything. I used to like PE but now it sucks. School is something so disastrous that it turbulently destroys your own interests. If you like PE, they're gonna rui...
l1qu1d Youth Rights 13 6,074 12-17-2013, 01:34 AM
  Thread: "You're At Home All Day Doing Nothing"
Post: "You're At Home All Day Doing Nothing"

If they don't understand your life plan, get a job with this work dude or whatever, earn some money and move out - then there's really nothing your father can threaten you with if you're not in this "...
l1qu1d Alternative Learning & Income 19 8,884 12-17-2013, 01:27 AM
  Thread: Please Delete
Post: RE: Please Delete

(12-06-2013 10:47 AM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  Former user that used to visit. She requested that Soul delete her account (hint: she didn't) and made a whole thread about it. She was trolled a lot, too....
l1qu1d General Talk 6 1,850 12-06-2013, 10:56 AM
  Thread: Bin Laden, Stalin, Hitler, etc. shirts
Post: Pro Bin Laden, Stalin, Hitler, etc. shirts

Hitler may be infamous but let's give him some credit here, I mean he HONESTLY believed he was doing Germany a favour.
l1qu1d General Talk 37 8,698 12-06-2013, 10:33 AM
  Thread: Please Delete
Post: RE: Please Delete

(12-05-2013 03:54 PM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  Is this going to be another CrayolaColours like situation? (Yes, I've lurked enough to know who she is) Who?
l1qu1d General Talk 6 1,850 12-06-2013, 10:19 AM
  Thread: NI HAO MA CHING CHONG CHING CHONG
Post: NI HAO MA CHING CHONG CHING CHONG

I get homicidal urges when I look at everyone in my school XD Just kick his balls and say "sorry, just checking".
l1qu1d School Talk 34 13,460 12-06-2013, 10:06 AM
  Thread: Two classes = I get shit on
Post: RE: Two classes = I get shit on

(12-06-2013 09:58 AM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  Burn the house down by mistake. They take your license, you DESTROY DA HOUSE. However its likely that if you laugh at their shock while the house burns,...
l1qu1d School Talk 18 6,958 12-06-2013, 10:03 AM
  Thread: "You just have to have PASSION for it!"
Post: "You just have to have PASSION for it!"

Understandable, it's even worse for some because even if they have a passion for something, they don't wanna do it only because they are forced to XD Although, it's not only being forced to do it even...
l1qu1d School Talk 12 3,709 12-06-2013, 10:01 AM
  Thread: What a weird forum.
Post: What a weird forum.

What anime you into? I like anime :3 Really into Naruto Shippuden right now. Just finished Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood
l1qu1d Welcome! 31 5,828 12-06-2013, 09:52 AM
  Thread: Two classes = I get shit on
Post: Two classes = I get shit on

Damn, that sucks. Honestly can't say much but good luck though can't you just tell him that all these grades will not help you in your ideal career? (I like racing, too :3 Not as deep as you though bu...
l1qu1d School Talk 18 6,958 12-06-2013, 09:48 AM
  Thread: GTA V
Post: GTA V

I don't like playing online much. I've done some missions though I am hooked on Diablo 3
l1qu1d Games 12 3,488 11-13-2013, 09:30 AM
  Thread: I don't know.
Post: RE: I don't know.

(11-11-2013 11:24 AM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  Interesting. I always found it annoying how people considering something as complex as life so simple, yet make complex the simplest aspects of it. The...
l1qu1d Philosophy, Politics & History 18 7,180 11-12-2013, 03:19 AM
  Thread: I don't know.
Post: RE: I don't know.

(11-11-2013 08:56 AM)xcriteria Wrote:  @l1qu1d, yes, exactly, regarding that challenge of figuring out a path forward when you're not following a set path. Various forms of this are particularl...
l1qu1d Philosophy, Politics & History 18 7,180 11-12-2013, 03:13 AM
  Thread: I don't know.
Post: RE: I don't know.

Hey, @xcriteria, I just read your post and I feel my whole "meaning to life" kind of relates to the quarter life crisis. Where you are no longer being told what to do therefore you're scared to get lo...
l1qu1d Philosophy, Politics & History 18 7,180 11-11-2013, 08:17 AM

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