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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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Wow. We need some infographics and data analysis to see what it all means! Smile

I wonder how many words and sentences that adds up to.

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And .24% is MINE Buttrock

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0.35% in da HOOOOUUUUSSSEEE

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Awwwh....

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0.1..... BOO-YAH!!!

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It's more that that half is there.

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0.4% YEAAAA

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0.53

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0.43 percent of total posts

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That's A LOT of people that HATE school. I know some of them are troll accounts, but still, it's amazing to see how far this website has come. I'm hoping that when the "compulsory school revolution" occurs, this website will have some huge influence on it. Wouldn't you hope so, too? Razz

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I'm Mr. 1.36%.

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(05-16-2013 10:21 AM)SubCulture Wrote:  0.1..... BOO-YAH!!!

0.2....we should like...make a club or something and only allow people under 0.5 in.

I don't know if everyone should be extremely concerned about the number of members though, most of those accounts are just ones that weren't deleted a long time ago.

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