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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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Please do not make a mirror copy of the forums in their current state - things will still change, and some people have requested to be able to edit or delete some of their personal info.


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HOW ABOUT YOU REGISTER AND BECOME A FULL MEMBER?

In seriousness, the site has more traffic than I seem to remember. What gives?

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bots idk
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god that's depressing

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Hello! I am a guest and I periodically read this forum, but since I'm not a student I don't usually post here.

I don't know if I'll keep posting, because I feel out of place, but I thought you should know I exist.
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yeah, seems like bots

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I previously tried to make a post but I was unsuccessful.

I have read your forum recently but I'm not a student, so I don't typically post. Since you asked, I thought I would come out and say hello!
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Welcome aboard Smile

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(03-27-2017 03:10 PM)Han Wrote:  Hello! I am a guest and I periodically read this forum, but since I'm not a student I don't usually post here.

I don't know if I'll keep posting, because I feel out of place, but I thought you should know I exist.

You don't have to be a student to post. This is for anybody dissatisfied with mainstream schooling.
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Anyone. From any country.

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Welcome, Han! You don't need to be a student to post here. Lots of us aren't.

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im a lower middle class father of 4. i'm not sure ive come to terms with being 30...

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It looks like my previous post was revealed. That means I've been here twice! Thank you to whoever made it visible.
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No worries. Smile

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