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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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Things to know(part1 )

1. Yes, my username is an NCIS reference
2. I screw the system over in random small ways whenever I can...sometimes no one notices
3. I get on here at school 'cause this one's banned
4. Vampires, werewolves, and the like exsist...because the truth is out there. Suspicious

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hewhodestroysall Wrote:Honestly I never figured the point of the esrb.
Point is you can't censor reality.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas, Tinker v. Des Moines (1969) Wrote:In our system, state-operated schools may not be enclaves of totalitarianism. School officials do not possess absolute authority over their students. Students in school as well as out of school are "persons" under our Constitution."
Rebelnerd Wrote:Human rights are being violated by US law enforcement. This is what the media is here for, you're supposed to be the watchdogs! You're supposed to stand up for the downtrodden, not belittle them as though all their problems amount to nothing more than some angry glares toward parents and sabotaging their computers.
I've seen so much shit done to youth and for some reason, this has made me angrier than I've felt in years. Abuse and oppression happens all over the world. It's a terrible reality of modern society, but we've all accepted that it happens and we're doing what we can to fight it and build a better world.
But this...this mindless, condescending disrespect toward people who have no legal voice with which to defend themselves, this reduction of parents' betrayal into a cheap crack about kids being computer-savvy...it's like watching a surgeon joke about life insurance while his patient bleeds to death on the operating table. The media's job is to protect society from oppression and they've drawn a clear line between the people worth protecting and the people that don't matter. How can they people sleep at night?

You're a journalist. DO. YOUR. FUCKING. JOB.

(04-28-2010 08:17 AM)Liquid Wrote:  Laws never seem to help people fight School. Laws only matter if the students are braking them...

(12-03-2011 07:40 AM)SoulRiser Wrote:  Solution to all these problems: don't fuck people you can't negotiate with in a civilized manner.
(02-09-2012 02:14 PM)Absentinsomniac Wrote:  The only solution is democratic self-paced education where students can excel in what they are good at and work on what their not if necessary, AT THEIR OWN DAMN PACE IN THEIR OWN DAMN WAY.



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Welcome to SS. I think those links kinda got fucked up, but i dont know what you wanted to do with them, so I'll leave it for somone else who understands to fix =D

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"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
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"What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine. What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored." – F W Nietzsche
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Why hello there; I think you shall find your odd tastes thoroughly embraced on this type of forum.

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Pirate arrrg welcome aboard the good ship ss matey. please check your sanity at the door.
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Welcome.

Nice username. I love NCIS. Oh uh..straight jacket size?

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09-24-2009 03:41 AM
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yeah NCIS kicks ass
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hey guy! (or girl?) [img]http://new.mytheme.com/mytheme/newbuddy/105359911913874.gif[/img]

that is all.

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Werewolves DO exist! I was right! Laugh Yea, I'm completely weird, I prefer werewolf stoies over vampire ones. 'Cause I'm speshul.

Welcome to SS. God, I really need a Welcome to SS phrase... I'll think on that later.

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I don't like either of them
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CrayolaColours Wrote:Werewolves DO exist! I was right! Laugh Yea, I'm completely weird, I prefer werewolf stoies over vampire ones. 'Cause I'm speshul.

Welcome to SS. God, I really need a Welcome to SS phrase... I'll think on that later.

I like the Night World novels - they have vampires, werewolves, witches and shapeshifters ^.^

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"The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it."

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
-Ben Franklin

"when I was a kid I used to pray for a bicycle. then I realized that god doesn't work that way. so I stole one and prayed for forgiveness."
"I would rather die for something I believe in than live for anything else."
"What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine. What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored." – F W Nietzsche
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thought criminal Wrote:I don't like either of them
They can be a good read it they don't fail. I like the idea of the supernatural, it's fun.

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I like the way everyone's interpretation is different.

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"The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it."

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
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"when I was a kid I used to pray for a bicycle. then I realized that god doesn't work that way. so I stole one and prayed for forgiveness."
"I would rather die for something I believe in than live for anything else."
"What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine. What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored." – F W Nietzsche
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Night World? I'll have to read that. I like the Sookie Stackhouse Novels. (True Blood books) They have everything, Vampires, Werewolves, shifters, fairies, maenads, and witches. I personally think it's too much. I think it went overboard with the fairy. Though it's not that bad since she doesn't have wings.

Oh, and the vampires don't sparkle.

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CrayolaColours Wrote:Night World? I'll have to read that. I like the Sookie Stackhouse Novels. (True Blood books) They have everything, Vampires, Werewolves, shifters, fairies, maenads, and witches. I personally think it's too much. I think it went overboard with the fairy. Though it's not that bad since she doesn't have wings.

Oh, and the vampires don't sparkle.

I was just going to make that Twilight reference xD

And yeah, L.J. Smith - Night World, volumes 1,2, and 3.

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"A 'no' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'yes' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it."

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
-Ben Franklin

"when I was a kid I used to pray for a bicycle. then I realized that god doesn't work that way. so I stole one and prayed for forgiveness."
"I would rather die for something I believe in than live for anything else."
"What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine. What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored." – F W Nietzsche
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Welcome! NCIS is the first thing I thought of when I read the name. /highfive!

That show is awesome!.

Good luck with all your exploits!

Edit: Your fail /facepalm I thought I was above this.

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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You seem awesome. Also, Criminal Minds is better than anything you like.

btw, to get clickable words,
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Also, Peacefire wins, even though it's mindfuckignly outdated.

woah dude
dude woah
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WELCOME WELCOME WELCOME!

The truth is out there, I've been a fanatic of everything paranormal since I was little.
People around here are good AWESOME. watch out for trolls, they kill babies, and don't, I repeat don't, be afraid to post anything you think is important, or anything that is LOL worthy.

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Welcome
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MorikoElven Wrote:WELCOME WELCOME WELCOME!

The truth is out there, I've been a fanatic of everything paranormal since I was little.
People around here are good AWESOME. watch out for trolls, they kill babies, and don't, I repeat don't, be afraid to post anything you think is important, or anything that is LOL worthy.

Over enthusiastic much? xD

/hypocritical

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"The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it."

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
-Ben Franklin

"when I was a kid I used to pray for a bicycle. then I realized that god doesn't work that way. so I stole one and prayed for forgiveness."
"I would rather die for something I believe in than live for anything else."
"What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine. What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored." – F W Nietzsche
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random_name Wrote:
MorikoElven Wrote:WELCOME WELCOME WELCOME!

The truth is out there, I've been a fanatic of everything paranormal since I was little.
People around here are good AWESOME. watch out for trolls, they kill babies, and don't, I repeat don't, be afraid to post anything you think is important, or anything that is LOL worthy.

Over enthusiastic much? xD

/hypocritical

Yes, yes I am. Biggrin

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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD

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"The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it."

"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
-Ben Franklin

"when I was a kid I used to pray for a bicycle. then I realized that god doesn't work that way. so I stole one and prayed for forgiveness."
"I would rather die for something I believe in than live for anything else."
"What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine. What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored." – F W Nietzsche
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Sssshhhhh. They might get suspicious and think we're crazy.

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