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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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Yato Away
God Of Calamity

Posts: 100
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What the...

I was just browsing the last page of members.. And found this:

Krankes Gehirn
Rebel
04-02-2004, 10:32 AM Today, 02:54 AM 29 0

greg
Defiant
03-21-2003, 11:34 AM Today, 02:54 AM 1 0

piepunk
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03-20-2003, 08:10 PM Today, 02:54 AM 2 0

murderedbythesystem
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01-31-2003, 09:35 PM Today, 02:54 AM 4 0

Mordania
Defiant
11-11-2002, 04:48 PM Today, 02:54 AM 1 0

Renzian
Defiant
08-04-2002, 04:45 AM Today, 02:54 AM 1 0

Damall
Defiant
12-02-2001, 08:00 AM Today, 02:54 AM 7 0

TaylerD105
Rebel
10-09-2001, 08:00 AM Today, 02:54 AM 17 0

lorn
Defiant
08-11-2001, 08:00 AM Today, 02:54 AM 1 0
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Oddly, they all logged off at the same time.. How is that possible?!

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rockstarjim22 Offline
"I see no god up here, only Doge"

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Maybe a bot controls those accounts.....? Their default slogan or whatever that is is "Defiant"

I am 14, and have my own computer repair business! And I'm a small time DJ also. No joke.

If you need tech support, PM me. Everything's free of charge. I use Teamviewer in case it's needed.

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James Comey Away
Banished Oldfaf in Exile

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What the...

"Defiant" is what everyone gets when they register here, a reference to what schools refer to less than behaving students.

That's just a glitch. Obviously they haven't been here in years. Actually, I really wonder where the first batch of School Survivors are now, and whether they still hate school....

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The system said "fuq it nobody needs to know exactly when they logged off"

Perhaps we should fire it and hire one with more integrity.

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SoulRiser Offline
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Naw, that's just some number that didn't get carried over from one of the many forum software conversions.

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