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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 know you want to.

I'm actually in there most of the time. Sometimes I even type stuff. Goingcrazy

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No!

...Well, okay, maybe just for a bit...

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it speaks for itself, really

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(08-25-2015 07:16 AM)SoulRiser Wrote:  You know you want to.

I'm actually in there most of the time. Sometimes I even type stuff. Goingcrazy

Lies. It's an illusion.
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No lie. She was in there. She just didn't type stuff, because that's a sometimes thing.

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It's lies. All lies. The world is a lie. Your a lie. I'm a lie.

I believe I can fly.

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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 am not a cake.

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Neither am I. Though I do have some.

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We are SoulRiser's courtiers. We are sorry that our lady has opened such a stupid THREAD.
After the last war we had completely lost, our lady got mental illness. Everyday, she kidnaps boys from the village. Every night she gets drunk
and tries to chop courtiers with her katana.
Now the lord of the house is ill in bed. The people in our country are suffering badly from famine. The neighboring Daimyos is taking advantage of this situation, they try to pass across the border and take over our land.
Quite a few of our fellow courtiers have intention to rise in rebellion.
We are now in dire straits. Our clan would be destroyed.
But, don't worry. We arranged that our lady become a Buddhist nun.
In her way to the temple, our skilled assassin should take her life.
That is arranged perfectly. After that we will hail Master DoA, the nephew of our lady, as our new lord. We, all courtiers, would do our best to serve this new lord with faith.
We apologize for any inconvenience our lady may have caused you.
Pleas wait for a while. Pleas forgive the evil deeds done by our lady.
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I don't even know how to respond to that.

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Laugh

I don't know how to respond either... but now I know your evil plans!

I will gather my army of ninjas and defeat you all! Mwahaha

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-insert something about latex and bondage-

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