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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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Did I ever tell you?
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Did I ever tell you?

About the time someone banned me on google hangout and Tumblr for being too socially awkward and ignorant. Of course that was their reason for banning me. You see what happened was I found them on Tumblr and saw they were pals with people so I decided to click a link to their call to get to know them. Unfortunately it was just us. At first I just sent messages with the camera off. Then I'm sure whether it was by request or not I started talking. We talked for a bit with me awkwardly telling a silly story and them being suspicious 'You sound like a robot'. This is where the ban happens. They read the intro of some book I hadn't read yet and ask me if I know where it's from. I say I don't know and they're all yep definitely a robot and kick me out and block me.

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Perhaps they were right. Perhaps you are a robot but you're so delusional you think you're a real boy. Perhaps we need to ban you.

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RE: Did I ever tell you?

Perhaps they hated people from /r9k/ or were social wi-fi aspergers themselves.
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They thought I was a hangout bot. A chat bot for google hangout. I looked it up and saw the hangout bots don't speak verbally but hey they have more google hangout experience than I. Maybe they have run into a talking hangout bot before.

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I guess you should throw in some un-bot like speech.

Or maybe they're just more socially awkward than you.

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