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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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Ky Offline
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Post: #31
Reuion

Find new people that actually do come and post here. (Not me, I don't get how forums work yet.)

Public Service Announcement: First world problems are still problems.
10-11-2012 06:52 AM
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AtheistLGBTQAnarchist Offline
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Post: #32
Reuion

IT'S MY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Congratulations humanity,because you refuse to let go of the old and evolve you actually make people believe in 2012. Not only that, but you're the only species on Earth that were able to make it possible, now we get to sit until we die because we couldn't get to Mars. We have failed as a society and don't deserve our gifts to survive for this long. Maybe this is why dinosaurs are extinct, we sure aren't any better than the dirt you say we're created from. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pla...DvwSOFto#! Noo

"Imagination is more important than knowledge."
-Albert Einstein

"He who sacrifices freedom for security deserves neither."
-Benjamin Franklin
10-11-2012 07:07 AM
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guts12 Offline
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RE: Reuion

Me? Just a suggestion... And yay! Soul will be here for the foreseeable future.
10-11-2012 07:08 AM
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RE: Reuion

(10-11-2012 07:07 AM)WaterHealerOfBurns Wrote:  IT'S MY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!! Be sure to have the ultimate pig out fest because it only comes once a year!!!!!!!
10-11-2012 07:51 AM
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RE: Reuion

And although I joined pretty recently (may2012) this changed my life for the better. Because of all of you I realized the idiot belongs in the slammer!!!!!!!
10-11-2012 07:52 AM
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guts12 Offline
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RE: Reuion

Once again, help has been provided by the guts12 helping establishment! (it was founded in may 2012)
10-12-2012 07:22 AM
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