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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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Ah, well.

I did that and luz;ehuanjgkqnkqf

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I'm... I'm ashamed.

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Now I'm just making it worse Razz :<_<: :>_>:

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
Watching the tide roll away
Ooo, I'm just sittin' on the dock of the bay
Wastin' time
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Yes. You are.

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ah, oh well,

If you're confused about the stuff going on in the quitting SS thread, ask night.

She'll tell.

>:(

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
Watching the tide roll away
Ooo, I'm just sittin' on the dock of the bay
Wastin' time
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Art thou mad at moi?

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I'm not really mad at anyone on teh forums, but I'm picking on night for something.

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
Watching the tide roll away
Ooo, I'm just sittin' on the dock of the bay
Wastin' time
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So a new person joins called "SCARY", and then everyone else has to prove how scary they are? Giggle

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They feel threatened and worried about their 'creepyness' position.

Problem, officer?
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Oh god, this topic got raepd.
Welcome, young gentile. Don't act like a overly-hyped up tween girl or whatever (and I don't think you will) and I will accept you into the Society of Colin.

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Wait....what?
Me?????
Am I suddenly an expert?

I'm a girl ffffeck
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Colin Wrote:Oh god, this topic got raepd.
Welcome, young gentile. Don't act like a overly-hyped up tween girl or whatever (and I don't think you will) and I will accept you into the Society of Colin.

I have no idea what that is.
But I'm honored.
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It means pure person... I think. And yay! We haven't scared you off yet. Biggrin

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CrayolaColours Wrote:It means pure person... I think. And yay! We haven't scared you off yet. Biggrin

Nothing scares me. I am Scary.
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YAY!

I'm a girl ffffeck
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welcome

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This turned out pretty much the way I expected it. Only difference:

psychopath didn't post T3H PAYN!!!11!!!1!!!!!!1111!!eleven!!!111!!!!1!11!1

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