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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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I'm ResidentRobot and I'm on the path from Robotness (r9k sound familiar?) to emotional enlightenment! Can't wait to finally finished college; some professor had the audacity to tell me to do another 5 years of graduate school. Not my cup of tea thanks.

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Hi SoulRiser.

I like to learn languages, play soccer and read interesting things online. And you?
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i WaTcH aNiMe aNd SmOkE WeEd

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^ Speaking of which, Desu, what anime is that in your pic and sig? I don't recognize it.

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http://myanimelist.net/anime/10719/Boku_...ga_Sukunai

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I used to watch anime. I recommend Ping Pong club if you're into gutter humour.
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Hello! What's your favorite candy? When you were watching anime which ones did you watch? What books do you like?

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chocolate bars with peanut butter that I put on myself. Rice crispies in nutella. Yours?
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What's your favorite movie?

Who's your favorite actor?

Hello.

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(02-27-2013 12:09 AM)ResidentRobot Wrote:  Hi SoulRiser.

I like to learn languages, play soccer and read interesting things online. And you?

I like playing games, guitar, drawing stuff, skating, riding bike, various other things.

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(03-01-2013 02:35 AM)ResidentRobot Wrote:  chocolate bars with peanut butter that I put on myself. Rice crispies in nutella. Yours?

All kinds! I especially like Japanese candy though! Biggrin

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"The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches a lesson."-Tom Bodett

"I've been making a list of the things they don't teach you at school. They don't teach you how to love somebody. They don't teach you how to be famous. They don't teach you how to be rich or how to be poor. They don't teach you how to walk away from someone you don't love any longer. They don't teach you how to know what's going on in someone else's mind. They don't teach you what to say to someone who's dying. They don't teach you anything worth knowing."-Neil Gaimen

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(03-02-2013 09:10 AM)Lollipopgirl Wrote:  
(03-01-2013 02:35 AM)ResidentRobot Wrote:  chocolate bars with peanut butter that I put on myself. Rice crispies in nutella. Yours?

All kinds! I especially like Japanese candy though! Biggrin

Japanese food sucks.

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(03-03-2013 06:53 AM)Desu Wrote:  
(03-02-2013 09:10 AM)Lollipopgirl Wrote:  
(03-01-2013 02:35 AM)ResidentRobot Wrote:  chocolate bars with peanut butter that I put on myself. Rice crispies in nutella. Yours?

All kinds! I especially like Japanese candy though! Biggrin

Japanese food sucks.

Everyone has their own opinion.

RIP URY AND GWEDIN
"The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches a lesson."-Tom Bodett

"I've been making a list of the things they don't teach you at school. They don't teach you how to love somebody. They don't teach you how to be famous. They don't teach you how to be rich or how to be poor. They don't teach you how to walk away from someone you don't love any longer. They don't teach you how to know what's going on in someone else's mind. They don't teach you what to say to someone who's dying. They don't teach you anything worth knowing."-Neil Gaimen

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