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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.

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By that logic then it is completely pointless and should be removed
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dOwNvOtE mE

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This isn't Facebook because Facebook has no dislike button. It can only be Youtube.
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(05-23-2012 07:45 AM)Thought Criminal Wrote:  
(05-22-2012 11:45 AM)Absentinsomniac Wrote:  
(05-22-2012 11:43 AM)Thought Criminal Wrote:  I think a reputation thing would be a cool idea if it wasn't linked to posts. I could see how it might go to shit though.
I liked the friends list on phpbb, Kinda similar but minus the potential for abuse.

I thought we tried exactly that before, and it ended up being a "who's popular" war. Or something.

The friends thing? Kinda, I guess. Yall just jelly cause I had like 13 friends and one foe who was obviously TA when he was still in his "LOL I PWN U" stage.

Nah dawg. I thought we had something else that was an upvote downvote system for like a few days but it got abused?

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it was karma, you voted the user up or down for their post but you could downvote them for as many posts they had made

tdf got -21 at one point heh
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Someone had -152 I think.

Sometimes people do post really good posts and there needs to be SOME way for people to show appreciation for it. Other than bumping to say "I agree", because that seems to piss some people off. So, no matter what, someone is going to hate it anyway, so I might as well just do whatever the hell I want. Razz

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if you need a green number to tell you your post is good you're a fucking bellend
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Well people clearly seem to fail at detecting when their posts are utter shit, so perhaps some kind of clue as to what's good would be helpful as well. Razz

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except shitposters take the motto of ss to heart
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unless you mean posts that run afoul of the nofun squadron
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HMMMMMMM.....

When soul says shitposts, can't tell if she means actual shitposts or just posts not approved by the nofun gestappo.

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What's the difference?

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nofun squad unnaproved =/= shitposting
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(05-25-2012 08:15 AM)SoulRiser Wrote:  Someone had -152 I think.

Yeah, that was me you bitch.
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Why you call me a bitch? I didn't make it -152 or whatever.

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wow xD

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(05-26-2012 11:14 PM)Faby Wrote:  wow . Also, I rape and murder children and eat their remains for lunch.

nice ecksdee
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sOuLrIsEr iS a BitCh

LiKe mAh StAtUs iF u AgGrEe

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It better work for mobile devices...
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faggot
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