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justsayin

justsayin

Member
Jan 30, 2021
387
After reading mostly all about the recent drama - - how long has this has been going on? Does it seem for some time now;...eh? Since you are the new moderator and by reading your messages you do feel like there has been a flood of newbies per say? More so than the average January per the last 5-10 years - (?) I am thinking they will eventually poof disappear; and leave those of us alone whom choose to be here? (sry run-on sentence) as it is home to the most people it seems as I have read many many many different people whom feel they receive the intellect that they exactly came here to receive. I hope it does not change for those people. Like many others have said though it does appear that there is a lizard lounging in the forums. Which sucks to that one highest level. Glad that I am new; bad timing per say on how I found this spot and what has / is happening. There is hope for a bright future is my only ... way to perceive things here. Thank you for letting me in; my time is desperate and challenging to say the least.

I can give you answers to some of the questions. Recent drama started with NYT article, few days before you joined the forum. Previous drama happened about a year ago, and resulted in forum moving from sanctionedsuicide.com to sanctioned-suicide.org.

There are no average values for the last 5-10 years, because forum is nowhere near that old. You can see current number of members on the first page. I haven't paid attention to it, but I think someone mentioned an increased number or registration requests. I certanly got that impression just from reading the forum.
 
color_me_gone

color_me_gone

Sun is rising
Dec 27, 2018
859
@justsayin
I started to answer their questions, but while doing that, I just got a creepy feeling that they were a mole. Having been on SS for >3 years, you can kind of tell when when things are not right. I erased my answer before even posting it. I could be wrong, but I rather be safe than sorry.
 
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princesssaidso

Member
Dec 15, 2021
8
I can give you answers to some of the questions. Recent drama started with NYT article, few days before you joined the forum. Previous drama happened about a year ago, and resulted in forum moving from sanctionedsuicide.com to sanctioned-suicide.org.

There are no average values for the last 5-10 years, because forum is nowhere near that old. You can see current number of members on the first page. I haven't paid attention to it, but I think someone mentioned an increased number or registration requests. I certanly got that impression just from reading the forum.
After reading through the forum yesterday I realized the timeline of dates .. yes looks like back to 2018. Seems like a normal bunch of people down on our luck throughout the pandemic which thank goodness these forums were available to people as this is a place to vent when no one else is listening. I get it. Thank you for your input. It helps.
 
justsayin

justsayin

Member
Jan 30, 2021
387
@color_me_gone
Caution is a good thing. I intentionally wrote only stuff that is already known by NYC and others. Domain names are inherently public, and Streisand effect is a well known phenomenon.

After reading through the forum yesterday I realized the timeline of dates .. yes looks like back to 2018. Seems like a normal bunch of people down on our luck throughout the pandemic which thank goodness these forums were available to people as this is a place to vent when no one else is listening. I get it. Thank you for your input. It helps.

This forum is new, but the online community of suicidal people is about three decades old. It's existence has nothing to do with the pandemic, and everything to do with the society.

 
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lear

Member
Jan 2, 2022
12
While it's a bit further on than the inception of the internet, one of Iris Chang's suicide letters (in 2004) wrote that 'I promise not to visit Web Sites that talk about suicide.'

It's a human topic. If humans exist, it will be discussed. To seek to take away such communities is just cruel. Out of sight, out of mind, I guess.
 
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princesssaidso

Member
Dec 15, 2021
8
@color_me_gone
Caution is a good thing. I intentionally wrote only stuff that is already known by NYC and others. Domain names are inherently public, and Streisand effect is a well known phenomenon.



This forum is new, but the online community of suicidal people is about three decades old. It's existence has nothing to do with the pandemic, and everything to do with the society.

Thank you for posting that up for me. I appreciate you for this.
 
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