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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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Heil_Kaiba8921 Offline
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I need something serious done for me...

Here is all the info on it:

Quote:An Interview (20 points)- Due: December 11
Think of someone who is important to your everyday life. Perhaps you feel like you could not live without your parents, grandparents, siblings, best friend, or boyfriend/girlfriend. Spend some time talking to that special person, and interview them based on questions that you create about yourself. Maybe you could ask your parent what you were like when you were a baby. Or you could ask your older sibling what they cherish most about having grown up with you.
• Your interview should include:
o 10 questions that you write
o 10 answers that your important person gives you

So basically, if you guys do this, as serious as possible, then i'll be happy...i'm gonna go type up a thank you letter now.

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"free speech under the constitution only guarantees the government won't stop him saying it and does not guarantee his right to say things and have no consequences at all as a result. also i completely doubt that he is motivated solely by "i'm saying it because i can" and is probably motivated by a more shitheady motive like "i think it's funny to annoy people and Rustle Le Jimmies™ and is just hiding behind the first amendment to try to deflect any consequences or make you realize that being allowed to annoy people is a superior moral right. you can still disdain someone for doing things for dumbarse wankery purposes and you have evne more right to ban and insult them for it" ~Trar's friend about Potato.

Thanks for the diploma… can I have my childhood back?

I’d love to have a battle of wits with you… but I hate to fight the unarmed.
12-07-2012 04:48 AM
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RE: I need something serious done for me...

That's pretty personal stuff. Just ask them anything, if it sounds silly.
12-07-2012 05:46 AM
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I need something serious done for me...

Okay, what?

Are you asking us to do this for you?
Or are you asking us to answer your questions?

(I'm no good for either, but I like to know these things.)

Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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Have an interview with yourself. You are important to yourself, right? Razz

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Why aren't you doing this? Seems easy. If you don't feel comfortable interviewing a family member or friend or something You could just pretend you're interviewing them and write the answers yourself...

I'm a girl ffffeck
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fine...you people think me up some good questions and i could do it by the 11th if i seriously sat down and thought up some questions for either me or somebody else to answer...but you should always "work smarter, not harder."

The less you try to control things, the less you need to.

Boredom is the #1 enemy of learning. Therefore, school is the #1 enemy of learning.

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"free speech under the constitution only guarantees the government won't stop him saying it and does not guarantee his right to say things and have no consequences at all as a result. also i completely doubt that he is motivated solely by "i'm saying it because i can" and is probably motivated by a more shitheady motive like "i think it's funny to annoy people and Rustle Le Jimmies™ and is just hiding behind the first amendment to try to deflect any consequences or make you realize that being allowed to annoy people is a superior moral right. you can still disdain someone for doing things for dumbarse wankery purposes and you have evne more right to ban and insult them for it" ~Trar's friend about Potato.

Thanks for the diploma… can I have my childhood back?

I’d love to have a battle of wits with you… but I hate to fight the unarmed.
12-07-2012 11:09 PM
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Just make some shit up. You don't even have to interview anyone.
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(12-08-2012 05:57 AM)Thought Criminal Wrote:  Just make some shit up. You don't even have to interview anyone.

this is supposed to be the part of the threads to get answers for homework though...respect the words

The less you try to control things, the less you need to.

Boredom is the #1 enemy of learning. Therefore, school is the #1 enemy of learning.

"Bodies fucking fuck."~Night.Artist

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"free speech under the constitution only guarantees the government won't stop him saying it and does not guarantee his right to say things and have no consequences at all as a result. also i completely doubt that he is motivated solely by "i'm saying it because i can" and is probably motivated by a more shitheady motive like "i think it's funny to annoy people and Rustle Le Jimmies™ and is just hiding behind the first amendment to try to deflect any consequences or make you realize that being allowed to annoy people is a superior moral right. you can still disdain someone for doing things for dumbarse wankery purposes and you have evne more right to ban and insult them for it" ~Trar's friend about Potato.

Thanks for the diploma… can I have my childhood back?

I’d love to have a battle of wits with you… but I hate to fight the unarmed.
12-11-2012 04:59 AM
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Wut?
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Okay, I'll bite.

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(12-11-2012 02:12 PM)Alucard483 Wrote:  Okay, I'll bite.

think of 10 questions you would ask someone close to you in an interview then...i can do the rest, but i want good questions lol.

The less you try to control things, the less you need to.

Boredom is the #1 enemy of learning. Therefore, school is the #1 enemy of learning.

"Bodies fucking fuck."~Night.Artist

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"free speech under the constitution only guarantees the government won't stop him saying it and does not guarantee his right to say things and have no consequences at all as a result. also i completely doubt that he is motivated solely by "i'm saying it because i can" and is probably motivated by a more shitheady motive like "i think it's funny to annoy people and Rustle Le Jimmies™ and is just hiding behind the first amendment to try to deflect any consequences or make you realize that being allowed to annoy people is a superior moral right. you can still disdain someone for doing things for dumbarse wankery purposes and you have evne more right to ban and insult them for it" ~Trar's friend about Potato.

Thanks for the diploma… can I have my childhood back?

I’d love to have a battle of wits with you… but I hate to fight the unarmed.
12-12-2012 01:32 AM
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ok,alucard took too long (if he was serious) and so here is what i did in a few minutes while "interviewing" SoulRiser...

My interview with a friend that goes by the name SoulRiser.

Q: What made you start this site?
A: I was motivated to start the website because of the constant hypocrisy that was going on at my school and I wanted a place that could be used to help people survive.

Q: How do you keep the site up and running?
A: I let certain people advertise on my site and I have 133 other websites linked to my main one, all of which generate some income.

Q: What is your favorite thing about the website?
A: I like that people can come here and learn all kinds of things that they probably weren’t told about, like the fact that schools are quick to deem a student unteachable when, in fact, he just has some rare, or common, disorder and nobody wants to give him the medicine to help him get better.

Q: Did you ever have a tough time keeping the website up and running?
A: When I first started the website, it was tough to keep it going because I didn’t have a lot of money so I wasn’t able to afford my own domain or server.

Q: Obviously, you managed to keep the website, so how did you do that?
A: Mostly, it was just because a friend of mine had a server that he let me borrow some space on so that I could host my website there, but other than that it was just cheap web-hosts.

Q: Has there ever been a point that you just couldn’t deal with the people that the website attracted?
A: Back in August, I decided to shut the forums down for a month because most of the people there were just whining about nothing, and soon after that a friend of mine started some forums of his own and so now most of my people are staying there because they don’t like that I shut the forums down.

Q: What kind of things do you mostly do in your daily life, aside from checking up on your website?
A: Mostly, I like to just sit in my house and watch T.V.

Q: What is the main goal of your website?
A: That I can help people realize that the current education system we have in power is extremely corrupt, and it’s main goal is to pump out robots.

Q: I noticed that you have a website that has just art on it, do you draw a lot?
A: I used to, I haven’t done as much anymore because I haven’t felt like it.

Q: If you had the chance, what is one thing you would change indefinitely about the American school system?
A: I think, the first thing I would change would have to be the requirement of higher education in everything, after you know the basics of everything you should be able to choose which field you want to go in.

Q: Our interview is coming to an end, so what kind of music do you enjoy?
A: Mostly, I like rock and roll, but I have been known to play some heavy metal from time to time.
Website: http://www.school-survival.net/index.php

(keep in mind, this is just from what i've read in her posts on the forums and the little bit i read on the main site...let the criticism begin though.

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Boredom is the #1 enemy of learning. Therefore, school is the #1 enemy of learning.

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"free speech under the constitution only guarantees the government won't stop him saying it and does not guarantee his right to say things and have no consequences at all as a result. also i completely doubt that he is motivated solely by "i'm saying it because i can" and is probably motivated by a more shitheady motive like "i think it's funny to annoy people and Rustle Le Jimmies™ and is just hiding behind the first amendment to try to deflect any consequences or make you realize that being allowed to annoy people is a superior moral right. you can still disdain someone for doing things for dumbarse wankery purposes and you have evne more right to ban and insult them for it" ~Trar's friend about Potato.

Thanks for the diploma… can I have my childhood back?

I’d love to have a battle of wits with you… but I hate to fight the unarmed.
12-12-2012 05:12 AM
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Tell us what the teacher says Laugh
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ok, i we also had to do a "soundtrack to our life" (a CD/list of songs we like) and it has to have cover art, I did make the CD, but then I forgot it in my car...so now I just decided to grab the poem "Programmed for success" from the main site (it had to be 30 lines, which i hate because i wanted to use another one, but oh well)

will let you know when i can find out what she says

The less you try to control things, the less you need to.

Boredom is the #1 enemy of learning. Therefore, school is the #1 enemy of learning.

"Bodies fucking fuck."~Night.Artist

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"free speech under the constitution only guarantees the government won't stop him saying it and does not guarantee his right to say things and have no consequences at all as a result. also i completely doubt that he is motivated solely by "i'm saying it because i can" and is probably motivated by a more shitheady motive like "i think it's funny to annoy people and Rustle Le Jimmies™ and is just hiding behind the first amendment to try to deflect any consequences or make you realize that being allowed to annoy people is a superior moral right. you can still disdain someone for doing things for dumbarse wankery purposes and you have evne more right to ban and insult them for it" ~Trar's friend about Potato.

Thanks for the diploma… can I have my childhood back?

I’d love to have a battle of wits with you… but I hate to fight the unarmed.
12-13-2012 05:07 AM
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I was, but this site plays second fiddle to many things in my life and its the first time I have been back.

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Laugh
You could have stolen the info from here:
http://www.school-survival.net/about/interview.php

grrr the names aren't showing again. sigh.

Oh and watching TV isn't something I do much of. I don't even have a TV. xD

But I guess it doesn't really matter if it's accurate or not. Giggle

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well the poem was supposed to start with "there had to be a last time" and once i realized that i tried to make a list version of my favorite songs, but i had to give a 2-3 sentence description of the song or of a memory i have bc of the song AND include the original album art...would've been made easier if i chose one CD, but i still didn't really have time, so she'll have to do with the poem i swiped from Adrienne. (Don't tell Adrienne I stole her poem for a school assignment though, I don't know if she'll kill me or not)

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Boredom is the #1 enemy of learning. Therefore, school is the #1 enemy of learning.

"Bodies fucking fuck."~Night.Artist

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"free speech under the constitution only guarantees the government won't stop him saying it and does not guarantee his right to say things and have no consequences at all as a result. also i completely doubt that he is motivated solely by "i'm saying it because i can" and is probably motivated by a more shitheady motive like "i think it's funny to annoy people and Rustle Le Jimmies™ and is just hiding behind the first amendment to try to deflect any consequences or make you realize that being allowed to annoy people is a superior moral right. you can still disdain someone for doing things for dumbarse wankery purposes and you have evne more right to ban and insult them for it" ~Trar's friend about Potato.

Thanks for the diploma… can I have my childhood back?

I’d love to have a battle of wits with you… but I hate to fight the unarmed.
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hey guys ,just though i'd let you know that my "book" is almost done and i'll be putting it on a few sites so that you can read it if you want...but mostly you should just go to through a couple pages and laugh at the "funny" things i threw in there...i'll let you know when i'm done with a link even

The less you try to control things, the less you need to.

Boredom is the #1 enemy of learning. Therefore, school is the #1 enemy of learning.

"Bodies fucking fuck."~Night.Artist

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"free speech under the constitution only guarantees the government won't stop him saying it and does not guarantee his right to say things and have no consequences at all as a result. also i completely doubt that he is motivated solely by "i'm saying it because i can" and is probably motivated by a more shitheady motive like "i think it's funny to annoy people and Rustle Le Jimmies™ and is just hiding behind the first amendment to try to deflect any consequences or make you realize that being allowed to annoy people is a superior moral right. you can still disdain someone for doing things for dumbarse wankery purposes and you have evne more right to ban and insult them for it" ~Trar's friend about Potato.

Thanks for the diploma… can I have my childhood back?

I’d love to have a battle of wits with you… but I hate to fight the unarmed.
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