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The School Survival Forums are permanently retired. If you need help with quitting school, unsupportive parents or anything else, there is a list of resources on the Help Page.

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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Been a while, eh?

Yet again nostalgia drags me back here, even though fight club is dead and thus so are my hopes and dreams.

Anyways, how's the good ol' SS community holding up?

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Shite.
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i contribute mostly to a blog of mine on here. nobody argues with me.

i dont post much otherwise but I read the posts that arent necroed

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Hey, long time no see! Google ruined the internet, so people don't find this place as often as they used to. But I shall have my revenge, somehow...

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It has, indeed, been a while.

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RE: Been a while, eh?

unless SS is somehow turned into a participatory magazine and whores its users out as marketing data, were going to remain in the boonies.

its like were on some remote farm in upstate New York, super far from any major city. We're the "real internet" but nobody really respects us...

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(01-31-2017 10:17 PM)SoulRiser Wrote:  Hey, long time no see! Google ruined the internet, so people don't find this place as often as they used to. But I shall have my revenge, somehow...

Hey, I found this forum using Google.
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(02-03-2017 09:34 PM)the Analogist Wrote:  unless SS is somehow turned into a participatory magazine and whores its users out as marketing data, were going to remain in the boonies.

its like were on some remote farm in upstate New York, super far from any major city. We're the "real internet" but nobody really respects us...

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Been a while, eh?

An oldfag always seems to come and return and then leave.

I wish they'd stay on here more often. I seem to do the same out of pure nostalgia.

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Yup, its the nostalgia that keeps bringing me back. It was such a good time back in the day.

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Eh for me not so good times. This was an honest bright spot in very tough times that were going on... though a part of me legitimately wants to build something here. Don't know what it is.

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(02-04-2017 12:14 AM)Jop Wrote:  
(01-31-2017 10:17 PM)SoulRiser Wrote:  Hey, long time no see! Google ruined the internet, so people don't find this place as often as they used to. But I shall have my revenge, somehow...

Hey, I found this forum using Google.

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Been a while, eh?

When did Google fuck us over?

I found this site typing "School sucks" on Google. Rest is history.

Also I notice there are more guests than ever on the forum but very little registrations.

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RE: Been a while, eh?

its because this is a magazine without ads

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Been a while, eh?

Soul and xcriteria seem very reluctant to advertise this site to be honest, but that failure was a long time ago AFAIR.

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I dont think advertising is the key. keeping it free means keeping it honest as a public service. ALSO, if we got too mainstream we could attract the wrong attention

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I don't think we're going mainstream for a long time.

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Quote:When did Google fuck us over?
They've partially fixed it now, but what they did was bump SS down to 7-9th place in the results for 'i hate school', beneath 2 YouTube videos, some stupid mindless rant site, and that stupid KidsHealth article, and some silly quiz (and some other things I forget). Basically, under a pile of shit. We're back hovering around 3-4 again now. Still not #1 like we used to be. Fuckin YouTube wins basically everything now. Should totally get SS on there, but I hate videos.

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i wanted to write a script summarizing my Three Category System and mention school survival as a place to find other stuff i've done.

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(03-28-2017 01:15 PM)SoulRiser Wrote:  
Quote:When did Google fuck us over?
They've partially fixed it now, but what they did was bump SS down to 7-9th place in the results for 'i hate school', beneath 2 YouTube videos, some stupid mindless rant site, and that stupid KidsHealth article, and some silly quiz (and some other things I forget). Basically, under a pile of shit.

When was that?
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Huh, I wonder if there's a way around that...

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Quote:When was that?
Somewhere around the end of 2015 I think. It was whenever they changed their ranking algorithm to basically favour "big brands" and popularity over relevance. Basically makes it harder to find specific useful information now.

Quote:Huh, I wonder if there's a way around that...
There are always ways. Evil
I may or may not have dabbled in a few. Most of my experiments failed though, but I haven't tried all the things yet...

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(03-29-2017 03:37 AM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  Huh, I wonder if there's a way around that...

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Keep trying Soul. #MSSGA

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Hey guys how's it going? This place really helped me get through those rough school days.
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A wild psychopath sighting!

Yeah tell me about it. I'm in college now and I'm sinking beneath all this homework ha ha. Better than high school though.

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(04-11-2017 10:01 AM)psychopath Wrote:  Hey guys how's it going? This place really helped me get through those rough school days.

Bigeek You are one those old legendary users from long ago. Notworthy

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Lol yes, from the 2000s.

I wish I knew about this site back then.

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