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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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Please do not make a mirror copy of the forums in their current state - things will still change, and some people have requested to be able to edit or delete some of their personal info.


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no shit

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Wrong thread

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velociraptor

(Damn, we had a pretty good "change one letter" game going.)

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I blame Subb.
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i blame me too

but for everything

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Blame Canada
Blame Canada
It seems that everything's gone wrong
Since Canada came along

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my toenail came off
thanks justin trudeau
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We should have learned our lesson

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Guys.

There's a pagan organization at my college.

There's a meeting next Tuesday.

I'm going.

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Maybe they can help you find your dorm

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Aaaaaand we're back

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Right?

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No, left

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I slept for 18 hours yesterday.
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Good for you

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