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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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I'm Mark. I hate school, im a smartass, I play paintball and airsoft. i play guitar and WoW.
im pretty popular in school, except my teachers hate me. My one teacher calls me "DingleBerry" and yeah. anything else you wanna/need to know, message me or something
Add me on msn if you want. Nikromee95[at]hotmail.com (im also 13)
09-25-2008 12:23 PM
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Hey.
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Welcome

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Paintball you say? What type of gun. I got a 98 custom with foregrip attatchment, stock and longer barrel I got second hand.

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09-25-2008 03:11 PM
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Hi there Wave

Come on in, but leave your sanity at the door... just shove it off to the side so that nobody trips over it. We dun like sane peoplez in here... Suspicious

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welcome new recruit!! im sarah, and im also 13, this is the land of fluffy pillows and mad members, come on in!

and i added you, my msn is s.h123(at)hotmail.co.uk in case you think 'who the hell is that?'

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hello! I added you also. Velcome to ze lant of ze veirdness. I feel it would be benificial for you to learn EuroEnglish.

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Alucard483 Wrote:Paintball you say? What type of gun. I got a 98 custom with foregrip attatchment, stock and longer barrel I got second hand.

ahhh. the 98 custom. I have one to. those are reliable. I also have a a long barrel. (The barrel gets thinner and wider at different points) Not sure what that does again.

oh yea the new guy.

Welcome

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