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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: Bitchy Mom Kms
Post: Bitchy Mom Kms

holy shit.
NiteRaidah Welcome! 25 12,457 06-27-2017, 08:51 AM
  Thread: Steve Hein's Thread
Post: Steve Hein's Thread

all sex is bad, even within marriage or to produce children. problem solved.
NiteRaidah General Talk 145 39,509 06-26-2017, 09:23 AM
  Thread: Life of an Attention Whore
Post: RE: Life of an Attention Whore

(06-11-2017 07:40 PM)Gwedin Wrote:  feel like a bit of a dick when i say "no" to going out or drinking or partying with other ppl but fuck i just don't wanna do that shit. normal people pfffft ...
NiteRaidah Blogs 288 49,277 06-12-2017, 09:07 AM
  Thread: Donate your attention here
Post: Donate your attention here

nah
NiteRaidah Interviews 8 2,842 06-07-2017, 09:08 AM
  Thread: Anyone still use the old SS forum skin?
Post: Anyone still use the old SS forum skin?

I can't imagine using anything else. So nice and easy on the eyes and has been (well, in some way, shape, or form) for 10 years.
NiteRaidah Help, Support & Suggestions 21 7,278 05-22-2017, 12:47 PM
  Thread: how bad is coffee for you
Post: how bad is coffee for you

yeah, I think larger quantities might be less of a positive. Then again I don't drink coffee so I'm just speculating.
NiteRaidah Food & Cooking 17 4,390 05-13-2017, 11:19 AM
  Thread: how bad is coffee for you
Post: how bad is coffee for you

I would imagine that if you have some sort of 'issue' with processing coffee it would not be good for you. nothing wrong with small/occasional quantities though, I s'pose. As long as you know your b...
NiteRaidah Food & Cooking 17 4,390 05-13-2017, 11:09 AM
  Thread: How much music is on your pc?
Post: RE: How much music is on your pc?

(12-15-2008 09:35 AM)NiteRaidah Wrote:  1292. There's probably more. check this guy out, gang, what a lightweight. anyway, 8+ years later...5,547 songs/35.9 gb/18 days, 22 hours, 9 minutes, a...
NiteRaidah Music 31 6,655 05-05-2017, 08:48 AM
  Thread: Deskshots
Post: RE: Deskshots

Hidden stuff: [img]http://i.imgur.com/qf037H1.jpg[/img]
NiteRaidah General Talk 126 39,279 05-01-2017, 09:50 AM
  Thread: Link to your first post!
Post: Link to your first post!

More people ought to be exactly like me.
NiteRaidah General Talk 20 3,900 04-25-2017, 11:23 AM
  Thread: Will You Come Back Here After Your Out?
Post: Will You Come Back Here After Your Out?

What about my out? It's been 7 years since I graduated, I'm still enriching everyone here, so, uh, I suppose I so.
NiteRaidah School Talk 42 8,291 04-25-2017, 09:45 AM
  Thread: Prom
Post: Prom

Same here. Naturally this was a disappointment to the line of attractive young women who would have given a limb to be taken with me to dance blah blah blah etc ego etc
NiteRaidah School Talk 28 5,841 04-25-2017, 08:41 AM
  Thread: E-Books
Post: E-Books

Yeah, those two are good. Being a dinosaur I held off on the whole "electronic book" thing until I got a tablet last year...and now the idea of spending money on a physical book is almost ridiculous....
NiteRaidah Movies/TV/Videos/Books 19 4,836 04-25-2017, 08:39 AM
  Thread: Link to your first post!
Post: Link to your first post!

http://forums.school-survival.net/showth...9#pid53369 still as insightful and accurate today as it was almost 10 years ago.
NiteRaidah General Talk 20 3,900 04-25-2017, 08:36 AM
  Thread: Life of an Attention Whore
Post: RE: Life of an Attention Whore

(04-21-2017 05:04 PM)Gwedin Wrote:  nite we have work regulated gumboots that we gotta wear so i can't buy comfy footwear sadly otherwise i would have done so already.what do you mean by proper ...
NiteRaidah Blogs 288 49,277 04-22-2017, 09:29 AM
  Thread: Life of an Attention Whore
Post: RE: Life of an Attention Whore

(04-20-2017 06:47 PM)Gwedin Wrote:  my foot is so fucking sore jfc how do people stand for so long all day without ruining their feet?>>>??? Good shoes, proper movement, getting used t...
NiteRaidah Blogs 288 49,277 04-21-2017, 08:36 AM
  Thread: Annoying sayings
Post: RE: Annoying sayings

(04-17-2017 11:39 AM)Gwedin Wrote:  only thing legendary about him is [offensive remark] bet you were up all night thinking that one up huh.
NiteRaidah General Talk 44 12,689 04-17-2017, 11:56 AM
  Thread: Aspie Quiz
Post: Aspie Quiz

Your neurodiverse (Aspie) score: 85 of 200 Your neurotypical (non-autistic) score: 118 of 200 You seem to have both neurodiverse and neurotypical traits [img]http://www.rdos.net/eng/poly10a.php?p1=74...
NiteRaidah Psychology - Life, Love & Learning 19 4,989 04-17-2017, 11:29 AM
  Thread: Annoying sayings
Post: Annoying sayings

Anything that's been used in some sort of #hashtag #campaign. memes. any snide comment about how one is destined to piss their life away working at McDonald's/some other minimum wage type of deal ...
NiteRaidah General Talk 44 12,689 04-17-2017, 11:14 AM
  Thread: Should we let guests post again?
Post: Should we let guests post again?

nah. spam would probably be a problem, as mentioned above. Same with trolling, maybe. I just get the feeling there'd be some pain-in-the-ass mess to clean up every now and then. Obviously register...
NiteRaidah Help, Support & Suggestions 10 2,314 04-17-2017, 11:05 AM
  Thread: Go ahead.
Post: Go ahead.

favorite actor/actresses? favorite books/book series? how is it possible to be self-centered? I'm a very conscientious person who barely thinks of himself at all and I'd like some pointers. ideal car...
NiteRaidah Interviews 259 66,746 04-17-2017, 08:30 AM
  Thread: Go ahead.
Post: Go ahead.

bump
NiteRaidah Interviews 259 66,746 04-14-2017, 12:06 PM
  Thread: OH MY PHUCKEN GAWD!
Post: OH MY PHUCKEN GAWD!

We should bring back cosbydaf & thunderstruck too. They were cool guys.
NiteRaidah General Talk 18 2,555 04-10-2017, 09:11 AM
  Thread: What are you listening to right now? v2.0
Post: RE: What are you listening to right now? v2.0

Straight Outta Compton movie's pretty good too.
NiteRaidah Music 4,462 429,105 03-31-2017, 08:43 AM
  Thread: Bumping old threads
Post: Bumping old threads

I'm not crazy about it, but I don't think it's that huge of a deal. I suppose my main 'issue' (if I had one) would be with the quality of the posts. If the bumps actually had substance of value (val...
NiteRaidah General Talk 14 2,135 01-20-2017, 12:45 AM
  Thread: sites against gov/school & alt news
Post: sites against gov/school & alt news

Cool site. Interested to see how it progresses :)
NiteRaidah Youth Rights 14 4,023 01-13-2017, 11:09 AM
  Thread: Browser Thread
Post: Browser Thread

Firefox, because I enjoy frustrating myself and I don't give enough of a damn to switch browsers.
NiteRaidah Science & Technology 19 3,571 05-30-2015, 09:33 AM
  Thread: What I do after school to decompress
Post: What I do after school to decompress

Masturbate.
NiteRaidah School Talk 7 1,839 05-20-2015, 10:40 AM
  Thread: Last one to post wins
Post: Last one to post wins

I don't know if this had been suggested, and I'm sure as hell not going through 164 pages to find out, but has any mod/helper ever conceived of of locking this thread shortly after posting in it?
NiteRaidah Games 9,783 765,240 05-13-2015, 09:30 AM
  Thread: i am terrified
Post: i am terrified

inb4 circumcision shitstorm
NiteRaidah General Talk 19 2,770 05-12-2015, 11:47 AM
  Thread: Pornography (Thoughts?)
Post: Pornography (Thoughts?)

Watch amateur instead of professional porn.
NiteRaidah General Talk 20 2,991 03-19-2015, 09:13 AM
  Thread: Stuff a lot of other people struggle with that you don't struggle with
Post: RE: Stuff a lot of other people struggle with that...

Not being me. Self-esteem and things like that. Extroversion, I suppose Drug/alcohol dependency. Managing various relationships and/or struggling in that great mythical search for The One. Caring too ...
NiteRaidah General Talk 17 2,580 02-03-2015, 12:32 PM
  Thread: Getting up for school
Post: The Cycle of my Emotions when at school.

Agreed.
NiteRaidah School Talk 31 5,752 10-31-2014, 11:27 AM
  Thread: a potential advance in the field of neckbeards
Post: RE: a potential advance in the field of neckbeards

(10-28-2014 10:40 AM)Gwedin Wrote:   (10-28-2014 10:22 AM)N.R. Wrote:  fair points. there are few more frustrating feelings in life than sacrificing for something...then never being able t...
NiteRaidah Science & Technology 7 3,420 10-28-2014, 10:46 AM
  Thread: a potential advance in the field of neckbeards
Post: a potential advance in the field of neckbeards

fair points. there are few more frustrating feelings in life than sacrificing for something...then never being able to reap the reward. are there any potential interested parties who would be willin...
NiteRaidah Science & Technology 7 3,420 10-28-2014, 10:22 AM
  Thread: a potential advance in the field of neckbeards
Post: a potential advance in the field of neckbeards

may I suggest study into the field of comas? an ideal way to take a stab at hibernating for the first time.
NiteRaidah Science & Technology 7 3,420 10-28-2014, 10:12 AM
  Thread: The Braintestant Reformation(ATTN SOULRISER)
Post: The Braintestant Reformation(ATTN SOULRISER)

Solution: go back to the old days where everyone with a pulse was at least a mod. What could possibly go wrong??
NiteRaidah Help, Support & Suggestions 18 3,641 10-10-2014, 11:33 AM
  Thread: Re-organization of the Forum Helpers Group
Post: Re-organization of the Forum Helpers Group

...why not just bring back mods as opposed to the forum helpers group? Serious question. Are we going to claim something about the potential of abuse?
NiteRaidah Announcements 19 7,490 10-10-2014, 10:03 AM
  Thread: when did you discover school survival
Post: when did you discover school survival

I didn't really discover it so much as it discovered me.
NiteRaidah School Talk 40 12,951 09-30-2014, 10:42 AM
  Thread: Quote about misery
Post: Quote about misery

To me that sounds like something a parent/teacher would say about school. You know, it's worth it at the end, or something along those lines. "You'll thank me later" actually made me think that more...
NiteRaidah General Talk 9 1,726 09-25-2014, 10:17 AM
  Thread: Write a note to your past self only using 2 words
Post: Write a note to your past self only using 2 words

"Damn it."
NiteRaidah General Talk 29 4,467 09-25-2014, 10:12 AM
  Thread: why does school make writing so boring?
Post: why does school make writing so boring?

It turns writing into a chore...well, more of a chore depending on what your view on that is to begin with. Instead of being used as a means for general creativity/expressions, it's just another rigi...
NiteRaidah School Talk 19 8,081 09-23-2014, 11:19 AM
  Thread: Interview, again
Post: Interview, again

I've actually been wondering this. What was with your previous username?
NiteRaidah Interviews 14 4,266 09-19-2014, 10:02 AM
  Thread: Survey
Post: RE: Survey

Nickname: NiteRaidah/various misspellings thereof/Nite/N.R./asshole Age: old as fuck (22) Physical Gender: Male Mental Gender: Male Religion(or atheist): Agnostic Sexual Orientation: Straight Ethnicit...
NiteRaidah General Talk 28 4,162 09-13-2014, 12:52 PM
  Thread: Who do you miss?
Post: RE: Who do you miss?

(08-28-2014 09:37 AM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  Myself. Did you say goodbye?
NiteRaidah General Talk 83 17,150 08-28-2014, 10:02 AM
  Thread: Who do you miss?
Post: RE: Who do you miss?

(08-26-2014 05:46 PM)Weswammy Wrote:  I miss my childhood. I miss being called Christfag. I miss thinking anarchist school revolution is just around the corner. stfu Christfag And yeah, I miss...
NiteRaidah General Talk 83 17,150 08-27-2014, 09:07 AM
  Thread: Should The Basement Go?
Post: Should The Basement Go?

Keep it. Something tells me that getting rid of it won't magically make all those "evil" problems go away. The world very rarely, if ever, operates like that. If that particular forum bothers you...
NiteRaidah Help, Support & Suggestions 37 10,194 08-22-2014, 10:01 AM
  Thread: Religion Thread
Post: Religion Thread

Well, I know it isn't a religion, and my indifference I guess is towards whatever I would theoretically believe/not believe. Maybe there's a better or comparable word/phrase, like saying that one way...
NiteRaidah Philosophy, Politics & History 50 11,311 08-21-2014, 01:12 PM
  Thread: I'm always tired
Post: RE: I'm always tired

(08-21-2014 10:48 AM)HighSchoolFailure1337 Wrote:   (08-21-2014 10:40 AM)N.R. Wrote:  fapping is wrong n will lead to hair on your palms and blindness and etc etc As to the lack of energy,...
NiteRaidah Science & Technology 30 7,715 08-21-2014, 10:57 AM
  Thread: Religion Thread
Post: Religion Thread

No option for agnosticism outside of 'Other'? Much disappoint. ;_; I guess that's what I would identify myself as these days, anyway. In all honesty, though, I don't really feel all that strongly o...
NiteRaidah Philosophy, Politics & History 50 11,311 08-21-2014, 10:52 AM

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