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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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Long Time No See, SS.
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Long Time No See, SS.

I've been lurking around the forums a bit and decided that I'd just drop in, say hi, see what's up, and let anyone who's missed me know that I'm still alive and kicking.

So, what's up, peoplez?

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Long Time No See, SS.

Idk how long you have been gone, but the site shut down during the month of August and everyone left. Now its all new people who post.

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Long Time No See, SS.

A lot of us oldfags post at Lunatic's forums now.

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RE: Long Time No See, SS.

@IamNoone: Really? I thought I saw some of the familiars still posting, like Thought Criminal and The Desert Fox.

@Wes: Link?

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Don't get me wrong, good discussion still goes on here.

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My brain is failing to recognize you

I'm a girl ffffeck
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Holy shit 2 oldfags in like 3 days. Amortisatie popped in too.

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(02-02-2013 04:05 PM)night.artist Wrote:  My brain is failing to recognize you

Yeah, I think I was inactive during most of your time here. I was online more from when I registered (October '06) till about the time I was a sophomore in high school, which was a few years back. I stopped being as active on here around then.

I don't recall seeing your username around either until I started lurking the forums recently, so it's pretty likely I wasn't around when you came to the forums.

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Hey, long time no see! Hug

How have you been?

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(02-02-2013 09:52 PM)SoulRiser Wrote:  Hey, long time no see! Hug

How have you been?

Hug

I'm doing alright. Been through a lot of shit in the last few years, but I'm still alive and kicking. I've finished my sentence at school a couple years back and now I'm just living life and trying to find a job. I might skip going to college. I don't really like the idea of going to get a degree when there's no guarantee that I'll even get the kind of job I want (something to do with computers, definitely), only to still be stuck paying off the debt for years regardless of the way it goes.

How's life been treating you, Soul?

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Welcome back, you probably don't know me though. Razz

Lets all hope this doesn't go away because of some dumb super bowl where men ram each other.

I never really liked football. Before I made a account I always did admire you for some reason. meh

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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(02-03-2013 11:29 AM)AtheistLGBTQAnarchist Wrote:  Welcome back, you probably don't know me though. Razz

Lets all hope this doesn't go away because of some dumb super bowl where men ram each other.

I never really liked football. Before I made a account I always did admire you for some reason. meh

Thanks! Biggrin And no, I don't think we've met.

I've never been into football myself. Or any other sport, really. Hell, I barely watch TV with all the crap that's on it nowadays. Seems like it's only getting worse with each passing year.

And it's nice to know I have a fan.

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(02-02-2013 02:15 PM)IamNoone Wrote:  Idk how long you have been gone, but the site shut down during the month of August and everyone left. Now its all new people who post.

Ah, so that's what happened.

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Nothin' much. Watchin' the game, havin' a Bud.

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Long Time No See, SS.

I sorta remember you. I can only hope that you sorta remember me, and that things go well for us both.

Also random_name, if you're reading this...around mid 2009 you visited http://forums.school-survival.net/showth...p?tid=9396 and downloaded a file from MegaUpload. I was wondering if you still have it. I know it's been a while, but I'd like to have those files myself if at all possible. Thanks. I'd have PM'ed you, but your inbox was full. Razz
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I don't recall you but seeing that I'm Newishian might make it logical.

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A lot of oldfags have been coming back. Hopefully we'll be able to get more of them back.

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Hell yeah!
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(04-21-2013 07:12 AM)Alistoriv Wrote:  A lot of oldfags have been coming back. Hopefully we'll be able to get more of them back.
Let's hope I can actually manage to STAY around this time.

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