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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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http://schoolsucksbigtime.wordpress.com/

I don't write in it every day. I might try to add more stuff in it. It's basically all the stuff I've learned since I first ventured here on the fateful day of August 1, 2013.

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And the blog so far has been incredibly enlightening for me. Now, if I may ask, how and why did you venture here? If you're wondering why I ventured here, it was actually to seek advice for taking my brother out of school (as I was already out of school for a year prior to my registration here), and to seek people to talk to (self-imposed isolation from the world does have it's consequences, you know.) But anyways, great post. Smile

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I first came here after reading the Cracked article "5 Things It Turns Out You Were Right to Hate About School" and a few other school-related articles. That summer (2013), I'd come off a pretty bad sophomore year and was depressed at times throughout the year, and that year I found a lot of school incredibly boring and difficult for me, plus I began hating a lot of people at school. I basically put "school sucks" on Google, trying to find out more information, and found this site. The rest is history.

RIP GWEDIN
RIP URITIYOGI
RIP NIGHT
RIP VONUNOV
RIP WES/THEWAKE
RIP USERNAME

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Stop jerking off to porn and whining and do something about it

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Oh. Okay. I was actually on Cracked when they debuted that article, and I never knew that it would have THAT kind of an impact. But, that's what you get for empowering people, so keep it up Cracked. If your whole audience suddenly had something like this happen to them, The United States government as we know it would cease to exist within 10 years. So bravo Cracked, for introducing this fellow into my life, and keep up at it too, lest you be DDOS'ed into oblivion. That is all.

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