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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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The back of the new airship looks a nude woman bending over

Seriously, check it out.

http://edition.cnn.com/2015/03/10/tech/a...=obnetwork

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The back of the new airship looks a nude woman bending over

Airships were a popular and widespread form of air travel...till the Hindenburg.

Despite new technologies and the fact it could be safer etc., the fireball of the Hindenburg disaster really scared people so far away.

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(06-14-2013 08:02 AM)Potato Wrote:  watch the fuq out, we've got an "intellectual" over here.

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RE: The back of the new airship looks a nude woman bending over

They didn't let them use helium. I forgot the reason why.

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RE: The back of the new airship looks a nude woman bending over

Cost. Helium is scarce and expensive. Also 2x heavier than Hydrogen(H2), so airship has smaller payload. Helium is also slightly lower in lifting ability. So based on these, Helium can often only carry half the amount Hydrogen can.

Course Helium is a whole lot safer than Hydrogen so these disadvantages don't look so bad...

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(06-14-2013 08:02 AM)Potato Wrote:  watch the fuq out, we've got an "intellectual" over here.

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(03-13-2015 09:35 AM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  Cost. Helium is scarce and expensive. Also 2x heavier than Hydrogen(H2), so airship has smaller payload. Helium is also slightly lower in lifting ability. So based on these, Helium can often only carry half the amount Hydrogen can.

Course Helium is a whole lot safer than Hydrogen so these disadvantages don't look so bad...

How big was the explosion?

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http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/wordpre...saster.jpg

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(06-14-2013 08:02 AM)Potato Wrote:  watch the fuq out, we've got an "intellectual" over here.

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I'm just imagining a giant ass on fire if that has hydrogen in it

Wake up people, and look at life around you
http://debunking911.com/?no_redirect=true

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Finally my tax dollars pay for something good.
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RE: The back of the new airship looks a nude woman bending over

Actually Germans wanted Helium but US military not give (that time US was only one with Helium but they prohibited export for some reason and idk why military n stuff were involved). So they went to the more common hydrogen.

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RE: The back of the new airship looks a nude woman bending over

This is why we need fusion power. To make helium. Nutter

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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