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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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You can talk to me, discuss/ask questions to me.
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Are you hot?
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I am cold
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are you attractive
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Why that kind of questions?
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shush now, we're asking the questions here!
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You mad? xD
Not going to say if am attractive or whatever ...Watch me and find out simple
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(09-20-2014 07:43 PM)isolatedsystem Wrote:  You mad? xD
Not going to say if am attractive or whatever ...Watch me and find out simple

Kind of difficult to find out if you're attractive through text.
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No, i'm not mad. I'm outraged.
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(09-20-2014 10:11 PM)Username Wrote:  
(09-20-2014 07:43 PM)isolatedsystem Wrote:  You mad? xD
Not going to say if am attractive or whatever ...Watch me and find out simple

Kind of difficult to find out if you're attractive through text.

maybe she meant to imply she was staring in a porno and was gonna share it with us.
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Want a picture? lol

Wtf o.o
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(09-20-2014 11:04 PM)isolatedsystem Wrote:  Want a picture? lol

Wtf o.o

I apologize for Gwedin, he has a hard time talking to, and standing still next to girls.
Picture(s) would be perfect, yes.
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Well I won't be posting photos of me here ... If you understand
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(09-20-2014 11:52 PM)Username Wrote:  
(09-20-2014 11:04 PM)isolatedsystem Wrote:  Want a picture? lol

Wtf o.o

I apologize for Gwedin, he has a hard time talking to, and standing still next to girls.
Picture(s) would be perfect, yes.

*tips fedora*
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(09-20-2014 11:58 PM)isolatedsystem Wrote:  Well I won't be posting photos of me here ... If you understand

Such a tease...
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Ask me real questions :(
But Username , I only could show my pictures if we were friends or send Pms. That makes sense?
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(09-21-2014 04:02 AM)isolatedsystem Wrote:  Ask me real questions :(
But Username , I only could show my pictures if we were friends or send Pms. That makes sense?

/sends friend request
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Sleep forever and never wake up

I'm back! kinda
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Favourite flavour of ice cream?
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Chocolate or strawberry

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Favorite game? Favorite book? Favorite movie?

Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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I don't have a favorite one, my possible favorite would be black desert which isn't available to play yet.
I don't read much now, but before I was used to read some, I think my favorite saga so far is Harry Potter.
My favorite movie I guess is Chappie.

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Are you an anarchist? What are your politic views?

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What Star Trek series sucks the least?

Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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I like captain America, Harry Potter...
No politics discussion with me
Dunno, I don't remember, passed long time ago on tv

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