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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 15, i like programming and electronics and I hate school(I go to a school where every teacher is a fucking ass). That's pretty much it.
03-20-2011 09:48 AM
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Hey! Smile straight jacket size?
03-21-2011 09:23 AM
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What languages do you program in? Smile

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Sheep_of_Society Wrote:Hey! Smile straight jacket size?
Hey, the good doctor who gave me these pills didn't tell me that though :(
SoulRiser Wrote:What languages do you program in? Smile
Mainly c++ and VB, but recently I've been getting into JavaScript (for unity3d), PHP and C#.
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What programs have you made? How long have you been coding?
03-22-2011 05:16 AM
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Comrade Wrote:What programs have you made? How long have you been coding?
Maybe a year or so, I made few games in c++ and I am currently working on a space shooter with Unity3d.
03-24-2011 02:25 AM
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O_o

I wasn't able to do half of that after a year. Sick.

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Lunatic Wrote:O_o

I wasn't able to do half of that after a year. Sick.
Not really, all of my games suck.
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RandomTroll Wrote:I'm 15, i like programming and electronics and I hate school(I go to a school where every teacher is a fucking ass). That's pretty much it.
welcome to the club!
03-25-2011 10:43 AM
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RandomTroll Wrote:
Lunatic Wrote:O_o

I wasn't able to do half of that after a year. Sick.
Not really, all of my games suck.
I wasn't even able to make games... well, except on Blender 3d.

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Lunatic Wrote:
RandomTroll Wrote:
Lunatic Wrote:O_o

I wasn't even able to make games... well, except on Blender 3d.

Well, that's something, because can't figure out blender3d no matter what.
03-26-2011 05:17 AM
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RandomTroll Wrote:Well, that's something, because can't figure out blender3d no matter what.
This... I tried making some 3D stuff in Blender once... eventually managed it, but daaaayum was that an epic struggle.

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