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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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Hey, so i just discovered this site about a week ago and was astounded. I have long been thinking that the public education system was very flawed, but i guess i always assumed i was one of few! I look foward to participating a ss as much as possable and hopefully starting a little rebellion of my own haha.
Also, please tell me if i do anything wrong, as i said, im a noob and would appreciate all the help i can get Biggrin

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Hi person.

Life is good. Jeta është e mirë. Goingcrazy
Die lewe is goed.
Het leven is goed.

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Leela: I guess I would have to say, I hate you!
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Greetings, earthling! Pirate

There's not a whole lot you can do wrong, so I think as long as you don't feel any particular urge to hurt tsunami victims, you should be fine. Biggrin

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SoulRiser Wrote:as long as you don't feel any particular urge to hurt tsunami victims, you should be fine. Biggrin
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lol.

Welcome to SS. Don't be afraid to post a lot, and frequently.

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Hello.

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

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Lol welcome to SS. You picked the right time to join. We just got rid of two resident assholes. This place is slot friendlier now.
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Great Smile From what ive seen so far this is definantly my type of place. Ive gotten a few friends interested too, so thats a start i guess haha

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SoulRiser Wrote:Greetings, earthling! Pirate

There's not a whole lot you can do wrong, so I think as long as you don't feel any particular urge to hurt tsunami victims, you should be fine. Biggrin
you know, If you really cared enough to stop that, you should not have brought it up at all. Jus' sayin'.


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