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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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Returning from yet ANOTHER hiatus
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Returning from yet ANOTHER hiatus

Jesus, I really need to keep better track of here. I seriously don't keep up much on here.

I originally intended to come back much earlier than this (June) mainly because I was holed up in college exams. I managed to pass pretty much all of them this year, so I've pretty much risen as king.

Unfortunately, I got seriously sidetracked and lazy. I started doing a bunch of things (exercising, eating right, etc), I pretty much stopped coming, though I never forgot this place. I knew I'd come back, but when was the issue.

Welcome back to the hood, I guess.

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*insert obligatory welcome back message here*

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I missed you hans

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(08-02-2016 04:35 PM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  I pretty much stopped coming

hehe

Welcome back anyways!

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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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