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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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It took me at least 5 minutes just to figure out how to post a thread. Cuckoo

Anyways, Hi. I'm new here. I use proper grammar and stuff, and I hate school just as much as the next guy.

Bye. Biggrin

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Hi there Smile

What do you do for fun?

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RE: Hey.

you're going to enjoy the spelling errors lazy people like me make then...but anyways:

Who is your favorite actor?

What's your favorite movie?

How old are you?

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(01-12-2013 07:39 AM)Heil_Kaiba8921 Wrote:  you're going to enjoy the spelling errors lazy people like me make then...but anyways:

Who is your favorite actor?

What's your favorite movie?

How old are you?

I don't know who my favourite actor is, but my favourite movies are Metilda and Tintin

I'm only 11 years old.
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Hello there. Welcome to SS.
Leave your sanity at the door.

And you are 11 years old? What are you doing here yung mehn it's past your bedtime
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(01-12-2013 09:39 AM)Luizao876 Wrote:  Hello there. Welcome to SS.
Leave your sanity at the door.

And you are 11 years old? What are you doing here yung mehn it's past your bedtime

It's only 7:45 where I live, and it's friday.
I have already developed a hatred towards you. Sarcasticclap

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lol luiz was joking Smile

anyway... Do you play any video/PC games?

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Ahoy!, young one. Well, no. It's not like I'm old enough t' be your mother. Still, what be t' title o' your favourite book? Welcome aboard, lad. I would not pack your sanity though.

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