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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.

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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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Hai

Hello I'm ShayminSky, but you can call me Sky for short. I HATE SCHOOL.
And I find it pointless when people say that school is so ''important''
because it helps you train for life. I dont need to! I have no life anymore.
So yeah I'm new. And this forum is epic.
Bai,
Sky~
11-20-2012 09:56 AM
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Hai

Hi, Sky.

Considering you are, more likely than not, breathing right now, I don't think anyone should accuse you of not having a life.

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11-20-2012 10:04 AM
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Hai

Hey there.

Nice avatar.
11-20-2012 10:54 AM
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Welcome sky! Whats the thing you hate most about school? I hate lectures.
11-20-2012 11:21 AM
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Hai

Don't have a life? Go get one then. Smile

Welcome to the crazy place Smile

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Hai

I hate 12 year old hipsters who think if they spam one part of gangnam style(the only part that's English) and it's viral it's cool. It's who let the dogs out all over again. AND THAT WAS MADE BEFORE I WAS BORN! Where am I going with this? Hai!

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

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11-20-2012 11:38 AM
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(11-20-2012 11:38 AM)AmericanAtheistAnarchist Wrote:  I hate 12 year old hipsters who think if they spam one part of gangnam style(the only part that's English) and it's viral it's cool. It's who let the dogs out all over again. AND THAT WAS MADE BEFORE I WAS BORN! Where am I going with this? Hai!
Ignore him, Sky. He's hopelessly stupid.

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11-20-2012 11:39 AM
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Hai

No I'm occasionally hopelessly bored and this the place where I can be judged the least.

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

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11-20-2012 11:40 AM
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