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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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Forums updated to latest version

Forums have been updated to the latest version. There are some new features and a whole load of changes... and is it just me or does it feel faster? >_>

Here's the list of things that changed:
http://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopi ... &t=1859035

Let me know if you find anything broken.

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So there might be some downtime.

There are 3 newer versions of phpBB out than the one we currently have installed. I got a bit behind... so I guess it's about time I caught up. Razz

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Fuuuuuun stuff mon ami. =D
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Will there be any new features?

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Amortisatie Wrote:Will there be any new features?
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Hope it's less annoying getting used to the new version than it was getting used to the current one.

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http://www.phpbb.com/support/documents. ... #changelog
^ what changed. We have 3.0.3 atm, so everything above that is what will change.

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Mwuahahaha, it's my Dad's weekend, might not be online anyway.

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D'aw.

Soul just wanted a reason to use Announcements again.

Anything that ever happened or will... one condition, it has to be amazing.

I gave her wings but she don't wanna fly no more.

I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay
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Ooo, I'm just sittin' on the dock of the bay
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SoulRiser Wrote:http://www.phpbb.com/support/documents.p...#changelog
^ what changed. We have 3.0.3 atm, so everything above that is what will change.
....whoa.
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I support this decision 99.9%!

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MorikoElven Wrote:I support this decision 99.9%!

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Do want.

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Bump. Update done, edited first post with some news. Smile

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Re: Forums updated to latest version

Uh... this thread just appeared out of thin air. And apparently the update here was three days too late.

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(11-27-2011 10:52 AM)Efs Wrote:  Our Army is more professional than Amerika. Smile
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Wha? This thread was originally called soemthing else. I figured I'd update that one instead of start a new one.

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Um, okay. I was just coming back to the site about ten minutes ago and it just said "Updating to latest version. Check back later." But here it says you updated a few days ago.

Also, I see what you did with hiding your online status.

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(11-27-2011 10:52 AM)Efs Wrote:  Our Army is more professional than Amerika. Smile
Except ours isn't allowed to have guns
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Yeah, it was just down.

Also, what's with the daily reset at 6AM GMT?

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Soulriser be trollin.

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Quote:Users can report PMs to moderators which are then visible in a new MCP module

WTF?!?!

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Quote:Users can report PMs to moderators which are then visible in a new MCP module

WTF?!?!

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|55555| Wrote:
Quote:Users can report PMs to moderators which are then visible in a new MCP module

WTF?!?!

They'll only be visible if the person who received the PM reports it.

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Me likey this version

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