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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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You know, the anarchist one?

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Here here. I don't like the new one. Not gentle on the eyes. Always liked the dark/red version.

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I never changed from the red/black.

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I only made the white one because some people pressured me into it. lol. I don't like it, and I don't really like the white theme for the main site either. I still use the red/black one there too myself. I hate white backgrounds on websites. It's like staring into a bright light... literally.

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To be honest red and black isn't very eye friendly either, and it isn't the most professional looking... but what the hell.

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Which is why it's great that there's more than one option. Razz

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(03-18-2016 05:26 PM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  To be honest red and black isn't very eye friendly either, and it isn't the most professional looking... but what the hell.

I find a black background with light text easier to read myself. I also like black and red.

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I learned individually eyesight perceives colors differently, no wonder.

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Yes I still do.
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(03-19-2016 11:48 AM)Cianna200 Wrote:  Yes I still do.

their pee should hv been shot out like a ki blast breaking the rocks

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The light grey and blue one is easier on my eyes.
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(03-18-2016 11:34 AM)SoulRiser Wrote:  I hate white backgrounds on websites. It's like staring into a bright light... literally.

Then either your screen's brightness is too high or your screen's color temperature is too high. Likely both. You can install F.lux (Windows and Mac), Redshift (Linux), or Cf.lumen (Android) to adjust your color temperature.

Anyway I tried the alternative skins and I hated them all.
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I can't imagine using anything else. So nice and easy on the eyes and has been (well, in some way, shape, or form) for 10 years.

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I thought the old version of the forum used DarkOrchid? I think the Red and Black skin has only been used since 2012, and the blue and white one (which IMO is much cleaner and slick looking, though I just use the red and black one out of pure nostalgia) since 2014.

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(03-18-2016 11:07 AM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  I never changed from the red/black.

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I should try DarkOrchid.

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flux is fucking gay and fuck bright themes. anyone that doesn't use the edgy black and red theme isn't a tr00 ss'er
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Have you ever tried DarkOrchid?

That's what the site used before 2012 I think.

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Quote:Have you ever tried DarkOrchid?

That's what the site used before 2012 I think.
DarkOrchid was never the default. It was a forum skin option before we migrated to MyBB though, I think.

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red helps with dark adaptation. when your eyes adjust to dark conditions red light throws them off the least. its why stargazers and meteor shower parties use red lights all the time.

the eyes are most sensative to green which is why a green laser pointer at night creates an actually visible beam to point to parts of the sky.

dont know who else reads here at night in the dark

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