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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.

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Hollo

I'm obviously new to this forum, and a friend referred me here. I have to say I really hate school like everyone here does. I have nothing else to say but I'm artistic, I make and play videogames, interested in politics, history and engineering, and conspiracy theories/new age. This place seems like it has a nice crowd of people.

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Hollo

Nice name.
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So DoA. Weclome!

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W3lcome! What's the color of your eyes?

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I'm going to have to start calling you the other DoA Razz

I'm the original DoA, a wannabe psychologist and this forum's voice of (relative) reason. Pleased to make your acquaintance!

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Hello.
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Welcome. Hope you enjoy it here.

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Welcome Smile
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Which hand do you masturbate with?

Also, do you know DoA?

The less you try to control things, the less you need to.

Boredom is the #1 enemy of learning. Therefore, school is the #1 enemy of learning.

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"free speech under the constitution only guarantees the government won't stop him saying it and does not guarantee his right to say things and have no consequences at all as a result. also i completely doubt that he is motivated solely by "i'm saying it because i can" and is probably motivated by a more shitheady motive like "i think it's funny to annoy people and Rustle Le Jimmies™ and is just hiding behind the first amendment to try to deflect any consequences or make you realize that being allowed to annoy people is a superior moral right. you can still disdain someone for doing things for dumbarse wankery purposes and you have evne more right to ban and insult them for it" ~Trar's friend about Potato.

Thanks for the diploma… can I have my childhood back?

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(05-02-2014 04:26 AM)Heil_Kaiba8921 Wrote:  Which hand do you masturbate with?

Also, do you know DoA?

I just met him. I use my right hand. I wonder if DoA uses the same hand too since I'm the other DoA?

Also never stick this down your dick like I did the other day: [img]http://www.hotsauce.com/v/vspfiles/photos/1812-3.jpg[/img]

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Thanks for welcoming me!

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(05-02-2014 12:19 PM)DeadorAlive Wrote:  
(05-02-2014 04:26 AM)Heil_Kaiba8921 Wrote:  Which hand do you masturbate with?

Also, do you know DoA?

I just met him. I use my right hand. I wonder if DoA uses the same hand too since I'm the other DoA?

Also never stick this down your dick like I did the other day: [img]http://www.hotsauce.com/v/vspfiles/photos/1812-3.jpg[/img]

I JUST CHECKED OUT THE LINK GUYS AND IT'S JUST A PICTURE OF ULTRA DEATH HOT SAUCE!

Careful with the links though. Porn, gore, and shock pictures/sites will get you on Soul's "Just give me a reason, punk." list...and you don't want to be on that list, save it for srsbsn (which doesn't exist btw) and join us on irc.

The less you try to control things, the less you need to.

Boredom is the #1 enemy of learning. Therefore, school is the #1 enemy of learning.

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"free speech under the constitution only guarantees the government won't stop him saying it and does not guarantee his right to say things and have no consequences at all as a result. also i completely doubt that he is motivated solely by "i'm saying it because i can" and is probably motivated by a more shitheady motive like "i think it's funny to annoy people and Rustle Le Jimmies™ and is just hiding behind the first amendment to try to deflect any consequences or make you realize that being allowed to annoy people is a superior moral right. you can still disdain someone for doing things for dumbarse wankery purposes and you have evne more right to ban and insult them for it" ~Trar's friend about Potato.

Thanks for the diploma… can I have my childhood back?

I’d love to have a battle of wits with you… but I hate to fight the unarmed.
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Welcome! I'm the techie around here Smile

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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welcome Biggrin
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Welcome!

Always choose alive... unless it's a zombie, in which case, get an axe.

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(05-02-2014 12:19 PM)DeadorAlive Wrote:  
(05-02-2014 04:26 AM)Heil_Kaiba8921 Wrote:  Also, do you know DoA?

I just met him. I use my right hand. I wonder if DoA uses the same hand too since I'm the other DoA?

Hey, I just met you
And this is crazy
But in the future
Use your left hand, maybe?

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Hollo

Laugh

That was a really weird question, Heil... are you trying to scare people away? Razz

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