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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.

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I need a suggestion

I was thinking about buying counter strike source for PC and I was wondering if I should buy it.

Also does it cost anything to register online?

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12-03-2007 05:13 AM
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Of course you should buy it. No money to register online.

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12-03-2007 05:24 AM
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NO

Wait for Call OF Duty 4

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So it costs no money to play online

And I have Call of Duty 4

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UT3

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People...the age of PC gameing is over. It costs much less to buy an xbox 360 then upgrade your PC to the capabilities to play COD4

....so why pc game?

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12-03-2007 05:53 AM
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Vatman Wrote:People...the age of PC gameing is over. It costs much less to buy an xbox 360 then upgrade your PC to the capabilities to play COD4

....so why pc game?

Because the PC will always have better graphics. Besides what about MMORPG's

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COD4 on ps3 high def tv screen....kicks the hell out of any pc ive ever seen.

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You have to admit WoW and Everquest would be more fun on an Xbox controler.

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Vatman Wrote:You have to admit WoW and Everquest would be more fun on an Xbox controler.
I must agree with this.
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If I'm not mistaken, if you buy HalfLife 2, you get CSS for free with it (or at least you can download it for free).

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Or you can just get the orange box...and get portals along with it...as well as this pretty fun multiplayer game.

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True that. Lotsa stuff included in there.

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With my steam account I can just buy the games off there and download it right away. I got Day Of Defeat Source that way. Think it costs less too.

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