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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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THINGS ARE LOOKING UP
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I got a job interview in a few weeks. Gotta prepare everything so I have the best chance because this is a kickass job in San Francisco.

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Congrats Smile

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I've got a few weeks to get my shit together before I do this.

TO BETTER TIMES AHEAD.

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well tell us about the job ya twat
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remember when I told you I could be sitting my ass all day in admin

that could be my job

that or tech support or project management

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ngl im kinda jealous
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hey it's not guaranteed but damn son

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So u gonna like live in a box under the golden gate bridge till u get promoted to a position where u can afford to actually live in a home in SF? Or commute countless hours from far far away in some part of CA.

Or be like that one guy I read about who rows himself in a kayak across the bay in two hours to save himself from the time it takes to either drive there or take public transportation there.

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Shit I'd love to be the dude that kayaks.

No, I actually live pretty close to SF (I'm in a suburb out in the East Bay). There's a BART station close to my home and it's pretty close and I can take it directly to my workplace. BART tickets to SF from where I live cost 9 dollars.

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