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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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When life gives you lemons? Don’t make lemonade. Make life take the lemons back! Get mad! I don’t want your damn lemons! What am I supposed to do with these? Demand to see life’s manager! Make life rue the day it thought it could give you lemons!

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Iroh Quotes! (Avatar: The Last Airbender)

► "Prince Zuko, pride is not the opposite of shame, but it’s source. True humility is the only antidote to shame."

► "Life happens wherever you are, whether you make it or not."

► "[crying] I was never angry with you. I was sad, because I was afraid you’d lost your way."

► "You know, Prince Zuko, destiny is a funny thing. You never know how things are going to work out. But if you keep an open mind and an open heart, I promise you will find your own destiny someday."

► "No! Zuko! You must never give into despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts. In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength."

► "It is usually best to admit mistakes when they occur, and to seek to restore honor."

► “You have light and peace inside of you. If you let it out, you can change the world around you"

► "Sometimes the best way to solve your own problems is to help someone else."

► "Even in the material world, you will find that if you look for the light, you can often find it. But if you look for the dark, that is all you will ever see."

► "Many things that seem threatening in the dark Become welcoming when we shine light on them."

"I’M BEGGING YOU, PRINCE ZUKO! It’s time for you to look inward and begin asking yourself the big question: who are you and what do YOU want?"
" While it is always best to believe in one’s self, a little help from others can be a great blessing"
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Quote:"Prince Zuko, pride is not the opposite of shame, but it’s source. True humility is the only antidote to shame."

not necessarily a rebuttal:

Humility is not the opposite of arrogance, it is sincerity. Because the arrogant person will not find the Truth, but the sincere person will, and if you find the Truth and hold fast to it, it wont have the appearance of humility.

Purity is to Believe only that which deserves it.
Wisdom is to follow only the Opinion which makes the best use of evidence.
Excellence is to be mindful of all these things in Living.
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I hope none of these have been said before, but here are my favorites:

"He who has a why to live can bear almost any how," Friedrich Nietzsche.

"I will not let my schooling interfere with my education," Mark Twain.

"I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity," Edgar Allan Poe.

and

" I find I'm so excited that I can barely sit still or hold a thought in my head. I think it's the excitement only a free man can feel. A free man at a start of a long journey whose conclusion is uncertain. I hope I can make it across the border. I hope to see my friend and shake his hand. I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams. I hope." --The Shawshank Redemption. That movie always makes me feel better, and the novella is even better/
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Given that this is School Survival I'm certain there are a lot of Nietzsche quotes on the site.

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Banned for littering. This forum believes in climate change you know.

their pee should hv been shot out like a ki blast breaking the rocks

oh and also No one has any rights. We're free, rights create invisible restrictions. But we live in a society where the majority accepts rights to be true.
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Greenpeace mein.

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"HOLD ON
Until you find the friends who’ll support you
Until you find a place you feel secure, you need to
HOLD ON
Until you’re independent
Wherever in the spectrum you are"

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"It’s gonna be ok, it’s gonna be ok
this issue is temporary so attempt to wait until - you’re - safe"

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"Hakuna Matata"
-The Lion King

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
-Albert Einstein

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" While it is always best to believe in one’s self, a little help from others can be a great blessing"
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Banned for littering. This forum believes in climate change you know.

their pee should hv been shot out like a ki blast breaking the rocks

oh and also No one has any rights. We're free, rights create invisible restrictions. But we live in a society where the majority accepts rights to be true.
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"I’M BEGGING YOU, PRINCE ZUKO! It’s time for you to look inward and begin asking yourself the big question: who are you and what do YOU want?"
" While it is always best to believe in one’s self, a little help from others can be a great blessing"
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(04-15-2017 08:38 AM)The man Wrote:  Banned for littering. This forum believes in climate change you know.

It's getting rather cOLD in here....

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(04-15-2017 09:21 AM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  
(04-15-2017 08:38 AM)The man Wrote:  Banned for littering. This forum believes in climate change you know.

It's getting rather cOLD in here....

Has it even been a (FULL) year?

their pee should hv been shot out like a ki blast breaking the rocks

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No.

Jokes get stale quickly though.

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