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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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Hello everyone. I recently discovered this site and decided to join. I hate school so much that if it was a race, I'd exterminate it...painfully. It caused nothing but pain and misery upon me Noo. I wish I was unschooled so badly but I can't. It also pisses me off when people think I secretly love school. But enough of such a depressing topic....I like playing video games, listening to music, and learning. Hopefully, one day, compulsory "education" will be abolished and that's what keeping me going.

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03-24-2010 06:18 PM
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Cilaos Offline

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Welcome, leave your sanity by the door and enjoy your stay!

By the way, what size straitjacket do you wear?



03-24-2010 06:42 PM
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Welcome to School Survival! You should fit in just fine here.

Hidden stuff:
(11-27-2011 01:00 PM)psychopath Wrote:  
(11-27-2011 10:52 AM)Efs Wrote:  Our Army is more professional than Amerika. Smile
Except ours isn't allowed to have guns
CrayolaColours Wrote:That post owned. TDF wins post of the year.
Faby Wrote:
krissy Wrote:dessert fox
Mmm, flambéed vulpine.
"There is no enemy, there is no victory, only boys who lost their lives in the sand."
03-24-2010 07:28 PM
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Vatman Offline
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Does your title have something to do with Anne Rice...I do adore her style of writing....perhaps not her content...but definitely her style.

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03-25-2010 03:54 AM
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Welcome! Pirate Leave yer sanity at the bay, for ye shall... *sun rises* wait, where are you? WHERE DID YE GO!

Anyway, welcome. What kinds of music and what games do you currently play?
Political stance? (not party... necessarily)

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03-25-2010 08:28 AM
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I haven't read Anne Rice so I wouldn't know. I pick my name from the Latin roots Draco and Mort. I mostly listen to dark ambient and martial industrial. Currently I'm playing Fallout 3 and Diablo 2 : LOD trying to become perfect. I guess you could say I'm on the left except in two issues : death penalty and firearms. I lost my sanity a long time ago to protect myself from the evils of school, so no jacket please, they hurt my arms.

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03-25-2010 09:21 AM
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Hidden stuff:

Dear Tumblrites: Despite your wrongly self-diagnosed PTSD, no line of scientific evidence suggests people can be triggered over the internet. Triggering works through the senses (i.e. smell, taste, touch, vision, hearing.) but it goes through real time; if you're not experiencing it in real life as it's ACTUALLY HAPPENING in your ACTUAL life, you CANNOT be triggered. The only exception to this is if you have a seizure, but then again, that's triggered by epilepsy (i.e. rapidly-changing flashing lights) NOT PTSD. Remembering a bad incident is NOT the same thing as having a flashback. When you remember, you think; when you flashback, you feel.


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Max Stirnir Wrote:"In the time of spirits thoughts grew till they overtopped my head, whose offspring they yet were; they hovered about me and convulsed me like fever-phantasies -- an awful power. The thoughts had become corporeal on their own account, were ghosts, e. g. God, Emperor, Pope, Fatherland, etc. If I destroy their corporeity, then I take them back into mine, and say: "I alone am corporeal." And now I take the world as what it is to me, as mine, as my property; I refer all to myself." The Ego and Its Own, pg. 15
Charles Manson Wrote:“Look down at me and you see a fool;
look up at me and you see a god;
look straight at me and you see yourself”
HeartofShadows Wrote:"Life is nothing more than a druggie trying to get their quick fix of happiness while dealing with the harsh withdrawal of reality"
Osip Mandelstam Wrote:"I divide all of world literature into authorized and unauthorized works. The former are all trash; the latter--stolen air. I want to spit in the face of every writer who first obtains permission and then writes." The Fourth Prose, 1930.
Lukas Foss Wrote:That is why the analogy of stealing does not work. With a thief, we want to know how much money he stole, and from whom. With the artist it is not how much he took and from whom, but what he did with it.
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03-25-2010 11:11 AM
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Welcome. I like that Grim Reaper avatar ya got.
03-25-2010 02:26 PM
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Why heeeeeeeello! Wlcome heeere~

03-27-2010 11:45 AM
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