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Old Sep. 26, 2017, 01:55 PM   #2041
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The alleged oceanic hydrocarbonation event is the subject of ongoing legal proceedings. I expect to be fully cleared of all wrongdoing and I urge the public to continue consuming my delicious online #content.
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Old Sep. 26, 2017, 04:23 PM   #2042
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What about the allegations that the #content causes headcancer in 128% of consumers
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Old Sep. 27, 2017, 06:21 AM   #2043
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man they just make anyone admin these days dont they
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Old Sep. 27, 2017, 06:25 AM   #2044
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also shit now i need to find a new scale to rate games on
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Old Sep. 27, 2017, 08:45 AM   #2045
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Clearly the bottom score needs to be "Nevermore", but I can't help you beyond that. You're not getting any more photos of my face for quite some time to come.
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Old Sep. 27, 2017, 03:34 PM   #2046
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I am shook. I think the most shocking is to see the old avatar go :O though of course I am happy for the new you!

also does this technically mean I am a widower now that my Symuun has gone forever? it is kind of weird.

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Old Oct. 1, 2017, 12:38 PM   #2047
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I've been AWOL from the skype chat for such a long time, but I'm so happy for you!
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Old Oct. 31, 2017, 11:56 PM   #2048
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I'm just...gonna vomit words all over this thread. I know someone, somewhere might be concerned for my well-being.

So a few weeks ago, I was on the cusp of suicide. Life was really getting the better of me, and to put it frankly, I didn't want any part of it anymore. There are a number of reasons for that, which I won't go into to much detail on, but it boiled down to losing both of my jobs, my house, and my tendency to resort to controlled substances as a coping mechanism.

I've touched upon this in the past, but I've never really owned up to it. It's a huge source of shame for me. Having said that, I consider the lot of you family, and families don't lie to each other - at least, that's what I'm told.

Put shortly, I've struggled with drug addiction for most of my adult life, be it alcohol, marijuana, and even harder, more illegal drugs - namely, heroin. Whenever the going got rough, I would seek solace in intoxication, and when you're a trans person trying desperately to fit into a role that you are simply emotionally and neurologically incompatible with, things got rough a lot.

I thought I had broken that curse and achieved true sobriety, but looking back that was a lie. After all, addicts are are shitty people with shitty lives, right? I had a good job, and I was in a steady relationship. We were working toward buying a house! Despite all of this, I still drank. I still smoked. And when we broke up and things began to unravel, I started shooting up again.

I realized all at once that I hadn't won. I was still an addict. And that's when I broke. If I weren't for some kind words from some friends I've only ever known through the internet, I wouldn't be here right now. You know who you are.

I won't discuss everything that happened in the meantime, if only because it's kind of a blur. However, for the moment, I'm...making it, I guess. I'm living with my parents again, and unemployed, which annoys me to no end, because I'm fucking looking down the business end of 30 (sort of), and by all rights I should have my shit together. My folks had a laundry list of conditions I had to agree to, so it's almost like I'm a teenager again. I can't leave the house without them, nor am I allowed to drink. It's demeaning, but... I'm okay with that. Plus, it gives me all the time in the world to play WoW. Escapism is great.

I'm also attending a support group - something I never anticipated having to do, ever. It's weird, and uncomfortable, but it might be good for me. At the very least, it's nice to get to know people that are intimately familiar with exactly what you're going through.

I don't know if I'll ever truly overcome these dependencies. I still have my fair share of downs, and I'd be a liar if I said I didn't desperately want to get blackout drunk or lose myself in a drug-induced faux euphoria when they happen. But, for the moment, I feel like I might make it.

So...yeah. I had planned to write more, but I think that would be a waste of energy. I'm probably just going to go to bed. But before I hit that post button, I just wanted to thank you guys, particularly TK and Phil. As much as people like to say that online friendships aren't real or whatever, you guys have been there for me when I was ready to end it all, and it's because of you that I didn't. I owe you my life.
I know that this is from a while back, but i'm so so so glad to hear you're doing ok, Rachael.


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THE INTERNET – The forum administrator previously known as ‘symuun’ today announced a major redesign of her personal brand. Following a successful soft launch of the chosen name ‘Sarah’ in the ZeldaPower Skype chat, the associated username ‘Raven’ is now being rolled out across the ZeldaPower Forums. This represents a clean break from the internet identity that had previously served Raven for the last 15 years but which had nevertheless “started to feel really weird”, in the words of the noted Zora-fanfic enthusiast and political shitposter.

In a personal statement, Raven explained, “The fact that gender isn’t real seems not to actually stop it from existing, nor does it stop the warm fuzzy feelings and vague sense of terror that happen when I choose to describe myself as a girl.

“This also represents an exciting step forwards in terms of forum-wide trends. My projections indicate that by 2019, 170% of the forum membership will identify as transgender women, including those users who were assigned female at birth. I am sure I speak for all of my fellow trans sisters when I say we welcome all those who look forward to enjoying this shared sensation of crippling anxiety and existential confusion over the fundamental nature of their being.”

Raven’s new avatar was fulfilled by the up-and-coming copyright innovation service provider known as Google Image Search.
I'm really happy for you, Sarah!! also this is the most stylistically you coming out post I could imagine
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Old Nov. 5, 2017, 03:43 PM   #2049
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hey dickbags since gabriele did it I'm gonna log back in real quick to say the following:

1. my wedding was great, can confirm

2. hugs to all the trans ladies of zp being amazing, the female takeover is nearly complete

3. twin peaks is the greatest show ever made y'all opinions are trash

like what did you think was gonna happen giving david lynch a premium cable show he literally recast david bowie as a giant kettle

priestess out
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Old Nov. 6, 2017, 05:03 AM   #2050
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congrats on the nuptuals!

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Old Jan. 5, 2018, 05:29 AM   #2051
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My life update is that there aren't really any updates lol.

But, I did have a fairly decent Xmas/New Year.

I found out when I went to the dentist in December that I would need a filling done. That sucked, had it done yesterday. I was super worried about it because a couple years ago I had one done and suffered with sensitivity for months after and had to go back several times to have it reshaped etc which was hella annoying. But, so far so good with the new one. So that's a big relief. Which tbh it should be for 85 >_>

Otherwise nothing else of note has happened to me.
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Old Jan. 23, 2018, 04:01 PM   #2052
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Im out of the Army
Im a freeman again at last.
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Old Jan. 23, 2018, 11:09 PM   #2053
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Old Feb. 5, 2018, 02:43 PM   #2054
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Alright which one of you dickheads gave zane my phone number
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Old Feb. 5, 2018, 05:29 PM   #2055
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a screen shot might have been easier to read
but hey guess who has their log in info auto saved

but yeah i have no idea who gave out your number but zane's a gross stalker who is mentally ill and also psychotic so yeah whoever did you're a fucking idiot and stop thanks

edit: ur post was definitely before mine what the fuck
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Old Feb. 5, 2018, 05:33 PM   #2056
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Mapleby6:13 PM
yo motty we need ur help in the zp snapchat to clear up some recent zp drama
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whats up
Mapleby6:14 PM
somebody gave zane miguel's phone #
ŠƐŊPǺİǃ6:14 PM
miguel?
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ok so it wasn't you
yeah vertigo on zp
AKA Ownage
ŠƐŊPǺİǃ6:15 PM
does zane hate him?
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I dunno
ŠƐŊPǺİǃ6:15 PM
why would zane want his phone number?
Mapleby6:15 PM
I don't know!
ŠƐŊPǺİǃ6:15 PM
whats the issue, trying to find out who did it?
is vertigo upset zane has his number?
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I guess I mean just mostly out of
curiosity
solving the drama mystery
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whats the drama mystery?
wheres the mystery at
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basically Miguel made a post saying
"Alright which one of you dickheads gave zane my phone number"
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do you know what zane messaged him?
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nah
it's a real lame mystery
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shouldnt you ask him what zane messaged him with?
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he's hard to get a hold of
ŠƐŊPǺİǃ6:18 PM
ah
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this is breaking news
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if anyone on zp gives zane my number i will personally fly to their house and kill them myself
Mapleby6:19 PM
yeah it's weird I'm not sure why zane would want to talk to miguel
ŠƐŊPǺİǃ6:19 PM
i can ask ron?
but he probably doesnt know anything since he moved to the east coast
Mapleby6:20 PM
oh that's cool where is he?
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all i know is zane is [email protected]#$ing crazy and should be blocked immediately
maryland, with lancol
Mapleby6:20 PM
oh whaat right next door to gabriele
ŠƐŊPǺİǃ6:21 PM
right next door to me too! but we havent talked in years so the ol friend meet up ship has sailed
but yeah, zane is someone who threatened to murder their unborn child and also threatened me and tried to slander me on facebook so yeah i 100% recommend not to talk to him
Mapleby6:22 PM
kk will probably just like
ŠƐŊPǺİǃ6:22 PM
who on earth gave out someones personal phone number to zane needs to be screamed at, bc whotf does that
who knows his number anyways?
Mapleby6:23 PM
I dunno
hey is it cool if I post this convo on zp?
ŠƐŊPǺİǃ6:23 PM
yeah i dont care
i forgot my log in info so
hey include this part: zane's a [email protected]#$ munch and block him immediately
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Old Feb. 5, 2018, 08:57 PM   #2057
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https://imgur.com/a/ryNqD

this is the brief conversation we had before i just stopped replying
I'm not upset or anything just confused as to why he would ever want to talk to me. thanks for the help guys

edit: this isn't drama I just woke up and I saw some stranger text me
also im not hard to get a hold of, ya'll should have my number
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Old Feb. 6, 2018, 12:31 PM   #2058
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why did he text you with who dis lmao

maybe he's just trying to get ahold of any zp member?
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Old Feb. 6, 2018, 05:05 PM   #2059
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Shoot, I was hoping for some drama. I'm out of shows to watch.
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Old Feb. 6, 2018, 05:29 PM   #2060
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why did he text you with who dis lmao

maybe he's just trying to get ahold of any zp member?
your guess is as good as mine
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