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August 2001 - June 2017

The School Survival Forums are permanently retired. If you need help with quitting school, unsupportive parents or anything else, there is a list of resources on the Help Page.

If you want to write about your experiences in school, you can write on our blog.

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.


The forums are mostly read-only and are in a maintenance/testing phase, before being permanently archived. Please use this time to get the contact details of people you'd like to keep in touch with. My contact details are here.

Please do not make a mirror copy of the forums in their current state - things will still change, and some people have requested to be able to edit or delete some of their personal info.

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  Thread: What are you listening to right now? v2.0
Post: What are you listening to right now? v2.0

Stayin' alive - Bee Gees.
BadCode Music 4,462 529,895 07-25-2013, 08:54 AM
  Thread: Post apocalyptic/ dystopian books?
Post: Post apocalyptic/ dystopian books?

Maze Runner - James Dashner.
BadCode Movies/TV/Videos/Books 6 1,658 07-22-2013, 04:25 AM
  Thread: Multilinguals
Post: Multilinguals

Fluently written/spoken/read/etc: Dutch, English, and Arabic. Good: French (I haven't mastered the right pronunciation yet.) In the process of learning: German (I'm delaying this until after summer ...
BadCode General Talk 4 2,138 07-22-2013, 04:10 AM
  Thread: If Schools Actually Taught Us Something We Wouldn't Get Homework
Post: If Schools Actually Taught Us Something We Wouldn'...

[quote='Eintity' pid='492551' dateline='1373481737'] [quote] Sir, if we actually fully learned a subject, homework would be not be needed considering the student fully understands said subject. [/quot...
BadCode School Talk 16 7,360 07-11-2013, 07:23 AM
  Thread: Website loading
Post: Website loading

Odd. I'm not having any trouble with it. Try deleting your cookies, perhaps that'll help.
BadCode General Talk 5 1,382 07-11-2013, 04:35 AM
  Thread: If Schools Actually Taught Us Something We Wouldn't Get Homework
Post: If Schools Actually Taught Us Something We Wouldn'...

False. While I agree that in most cases homework is obsolete, some of the.. less brighter students might actually benefit of it. This, of course, is entirely reliant on the course. Also, whether or n...
BadCode School Talk 16 7,360 07-11-2013, 04:33 AM
  Thread: Why don't we all... Just not go to school
Post: Why don't we all... Just not go to school

I'm not sure. Personally, I'd just wait for all of those students to come crawling back. It might be possible to convince a certain amount of students to stay home for a day or two, but beyond that? A...
BadCode School Talk 16 5,431 06-30-2013, 01:17 AM
  Thread: Why was your day great?
Post: Why was your day great?

I've managed to get enough sleep for once, and my migraine is finally gone. On top of that, I've finally found the time to start reading A Dance with Dragons.
BadCode General Talk 751 221,964 06-27-2013, 06:42 AM
  Thread: Would you say you are a caring person?
Post: Would you say you are a caring person?

I'm not sure. I can't be entirely objective about my own behaviour. Caring is usually defined as 'showing/feeling concern and empathy for others' but can mean a lot of things. To feel for another, o...
BadCode School Talk 17 9,210 06-15-2013, 02:54 AM
  Thread: Music for studying/working.
Post: Music for studying/working.

I usually use Bach's Double Violin Concerto in D Minor, 1st mvt.
BadCode Music 5 2,395 06-15-2013, 02:31 AM
  Thread: Favorite e3 trailer/teaser so far?
Post: Favorite e3 trailer/teaser so far?

Kingdom Heart 3 is certainly on the list! :D Other than that: Final Fantasy XV Kingdom hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Rain Pokémon X & Y Evil Within Sonic: Lost World .....
BadCode Games 16 5,930 06-15-2013, 02:27 AM
  Thread: Why you dropped out/didn't drop out.
Post: Why you dropped out/didn't drop out.

I can't convince my mother to have me homeschooled- our family doctor thinks it'll be bad for my non-existing social life. If I could, I would. Other than that I also need to go to high-school in orde...
BadCode Youth Rights 31 11,338 06-15-2013, 01:43 AM
  Thread: Algebra
Post: Algebra

(06-14-2013 04:29 PM)dont tread on me Wrote:  I mean really to me algebra is when numbers and the alphabet have sex. Understandable, if you aren't given an explanation as to what exactly the re...
BadCode School Talk 8 5,725 06-15-2013, 01:24 AM
  Thread: Hiya!
Post: Hiya!

(06-13-2013 12:30 AM)SoulRiser Wrote:  Hi there! Do the voices in your head type in italics? :P What do you do for fun? Only some of them! =P For fun? I'm either playing videogames, downloading...
BadCode Welcome! 4 1,772 06-14-2013, 12:22 AM
  Thread: Hiya!
Post: Hiya!

Hello there, :D I discovered this website a while ago, but didn't bother making an account until now. Unsure why, probably out of sheer laziness. I'm roughly 16 and not a great fan of compulsory educ...
BadCode Welcome! 4 1,772 06-12-2013, 11:43 PM

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