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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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The first time you try to do anything (new thread, new reply, send PM), it will ask you to select the correct number out of a list. This should only happen once for each person and never again.

Just thought I'd tell you what's up with that.

I installed this because lots of spammers actually hire cheap labourers to fill in the captcha's and questions to sign up, then once they've signed up, they set their automated spambots loose to auto-post as much as possible. The automated posting should hopefully choke on the random number thing...

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I got 6. What did you guys get?

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Okay, now I have 3. It wants me to do this thing EVERY TIME I LOG IN.

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I got 7 and 3. I think so yes, at least when making a new thread. When doing a quick reply I believe you don't have to. Again new reply you must.
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COME ON LET'S 6 AGAIN

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I got 5. This sure as hell beats captcha.

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I also got 5.

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It's random every time.. .but it should only happen once per person.. . it's doing it again for me too. .. that could get annoying.. .. hmmm.

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Lucky number 8

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(12-16-2012 09:39 AM)DoA Wrote:  Lucky number 8

same here, and i only had to do it once when replying to that new kid's post and i used a quick reply...i'll let you know of anything new if it happens again tomorrow...it'd be nice if it reset every time you changed IPs or just every couple of days though (for anti-spam reasons, not because i like that sort of mundane task)

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And this is my third 6

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(12-16-2012 02:00 PM)DoA Wrote:  And this is my third 6

Confused:o_0:Omg:jawdrop:are you...Suspicious...a:twisted:worshipper?

i still haven't been affected again though

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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?

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And the holy number 7

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Ten mother-fuckers!

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It really shouldn't still be asking you guys for numbers after you've gotten it right once... grr.

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Only once for me

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Four 6s. One more and I'll have Yahtzee.

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It's seriously still asking you for numbers?

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It didn't give me a number this time.

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I told it to stop asking on posts and threads now. It seems having the number on the registration page is preventing spambots from even signing up, so that should be enough.... for now Smile

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