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In this thread, lets take a look back at some of the most crushing low-points of the BBS and log them here for all to see and reflect upon.

The way I'm thinking this could work is a new user posts their personal top 10 threads, and the moment within. Perhaps they can elaborate to the context of the moment, you can choose to link it or not, but every couple of pages or so, we'll make a tally and actually rank them up by number of votes by users who are in agreement.

We can discuss them, we can laugh about the low points or commiserate in a moment's awfulness. We'll see whats depressing to some might be hilarious to others and visa-versa...but the point is for us, in General, to talk about it. Don't sweep this under the rug...users who may be feeling down in the dumps could potentially climb their way out of it by seeing the darker history of our humble little forum.

My examples for what could be included in a top 10.

-That moment when that user probably actually deleted their system32 file, and mods were in an uproar. I can't remember what the thread was called but it was the primary example that prompted me to create the thread.
- The somber news of any Newgrounds user's passing away.
- Certain derailments that took a great or even mediocre thread and turned it into shit before it was locked.
- A user's cry for help ignored or berated.
- Tryhards melting down over nothing.
- "the beast awakens"
- The dovahkiin1994 saga.
- Mods getting demodded.
- NG Chat's death / site news.
- World events, anything from wars to sports to media and news.

This is a community discussion! Even if you can only think of one or two examples, slap 'em on here and talk about it.


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 07:34:47 Reply

That one feminism thread with all those arguments.

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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 07:45:20 Reply

At 9/16/14 07:26 AM, Phobotech wrote:
- The dovahkiin1994 saga.

What was that? Google isn't giving me dick about it.

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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 08:05:57 Reply

Insanctuary's first thread for all ten places. There's nothing more depressing than a guy just talking a bunch of nonsense to sound smart.


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 08:06:16 Reply

At 9/16/14 07:45 AM, ManDeep wrote:
At 9/16/14 07:26 AM, Phobotech wrote:
- The dovahkiin1994 saga.
What was that? Google isn't giving me dick about it.

Linked for the Glory of the Thread.

The First One ("I did it!"), The Second One ("I didn't do it..."), The Third One ("Maybe there's still hope..."), and The Finale ("American Women...radioactive.")

I like to think of them as the Indiana Jones saga of General BBS trainwrecks... from Raiders of the Lost Ark to Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 08:08:34 Reply

Supergandhi64 leaving.


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 08:18:49 Reply

At 9/16/14 08:05 AM, DeftonesFan665 wrote: Insanctuary's first thread for all ten places. There's nothing more depressing than a guy just talking a bunch of nonsense to sound smart.

I wasn't prepared to see this much scrolling involved. Its so fucking dense, jesus.

But, because it's a first thread, can't there be a little slack given the benefit of the doubt? My first thread was no prize either...I doubt any of ours were.


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 08:29:24 Reply

At 9/16/14 08:06 AM, Phobotech wrote:
At 9/16/14 07:45 AM, ManDeep wrote:
At 9/16/14 07:26 AM, Phobotech wrote:
- The dovahkiin1994 saga.
What was that? Google isn't giving me dick about it.
Linked for the Glory of the Thread.

Oh whoops. I fucked it up! The dovahkiin1994 saga is actually a six-parter, not a quadrilogy.

Part 1: Need Advice (Finding Right Girl)
Part 2: So If I Was To Date Asian Girls...
Part 3: I-- I did it!
Part 4: I didn't do it...
Part 5: Maybe... There's Still Hope.
Part 6: American Women... Radioactive.

With much thanks to @NGPulp for the accurate chronological log found within the final thread.


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 08:48:22 Reply

At 9/16/14 08:43 AM, Captain-Slugworth wrote: so is this is more of a depression archive than a thread?

also does the limit have to be up to 10 or can there be more?

It's a thread that doubles as an archive...a glimpse into NG BBS history that we can all discuss about.

Post as many as you like, any user can vote on any number of threads, and eventually they'll be tallied to rank them as to what the community agrees is the most depressing spectacle.

(True to nature, it's mostly for laughs)

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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 08:59:03 Reply

At 9/16/14 08:54 AM, Captain-Slugworth wrote: ...some of which are my own from when I first joined.

*shudders* never taking a trip there again, dear lord.

I gave it some more thought after the Insanctuary suggestion, and honestly first threads are kind of forgivable...because we were ALL retards in our first posts. Its sort of a cheap shot, wouldn't you agree?


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 09:06:20 Reply

why is there a cock in the top left corner
dickneck
sirtom93 getting caught by the police
unicorns with penises for horns
sanjay leaving
me leaving
me coming back


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 09:09:49 Reply

At 9/16/14 09:06 AM, Dromedary wrote: why is there a cock in the top left corner

I had to google it and it all started coming back to me.

me leaving
me coming back

Care to link them?

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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 10:23:36 Reply

At 9/16/14 09:19 AM, Captain-Slugworth wrote:
unicorns with penises for horns
one of my favourites, even Tom took part!

dafaq?!?!?!

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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 11:29:14 Reply

At 9/16/14 08:29 AM, Phobotech wrote:
At 9/16/14 08:06 AM, Phobotech wrote:
At 9/16/14 07:45 AM, ManDeep wrote:
At 9/16/14 07:26 AM, Phobotech wrote:
- The dovahkiin1994 saga.
What was that? Google isn't giving me dick about it.
Linked for the Glory of the Thread.
Oh whoops. I fucked it up! The dovahkiin1994 saga is actually a six-parter, not a quadrilogy.

Part 1: Need Advice (Finding Right Girl)
Part 2: So If I Was To Date Asian Girls...
Part 3: I-- I did it!
Part 4: I didn't do it...
Part 5: Maybe... There's Still Hope.
Part 6: American Women... Radioactive.

With much thanks to @NGPulp for the accurate chronological log found within the final thread.

Jesus, the guy asking for advice with girls is the same "American feminists are Taliban" guy? Holy fuck-a-roni, I never even knew. This is literally mind-blowing, especially considering I posted in a couple of the previous topics and--until now--never realized that he's the one that created the "American women are radioactive" thread. I mean, it's just weird for me. To think this guy somehow got crushed so hard that he became consumed by rage and hatred. Shit, that must have been a dark place. Wonder how he's doing now.

As for my contribution, the Boston Bombing and Newton Connecticut Shooting threads are the first to jump off my mind. As for more NG-oriented threads, there is everyone in the NG alcoholics anonymous club thread (or at least everyone there that's an actual alcoholic). And then there's every "depression" thread on NG. I was also a little sad when that one birthday thread I made for 4cat got deleted haha.

Sorry I provided so few links. I'm feeling lazy /:

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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 11:35:04 Reply

At 9/16/14 08:29 AM, Phobotech wrote:
With much thanks to @NGPulp for the accurate chronological log found within the final thread.

I'd like to accept this Tank Award for making this asshole leave, if you can't think logically when EVERYONE is telling you how stupid and horrible you are, then go.

lol

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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 11:38:38 Reply

The only one I can really think of is the lack of photoshop threads. There used to be a bunch and a lot of the time, they were fun. But now, we get like 5 photoshop threads a month and its a miracle if it gets any posts for it.

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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 11:49:15 Reply

At 9/16/14 07:26 AM, Phobotech wrote: - Mods getting demodded.

Links? I only saw that one where a mod was giving out free bans to whoever posted in a thread, it was locked by Wade, i think.


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 13:20:21 Reply

People said I was at one time acting in a depressing manner on the Newgrounds.com BBS, and I was - very irrationally - browned off at a couple of people who went on to say negative things about me without talking to me first.

Of course, I was filled with drugs and alcohol at the time, and for all I know they could've made the effort to contact me at some previous point. I have no way of knowing now really.

Bad times. I don't know what's worse, the faded memories of those times or the feeling that I could fall off the wagon again any day now.

:(


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 13:58:03 Reply

At 9/16/14 08:05 AM, DeftonesFan665 wrote: Insanctuary's first thread for all ten places. There's nothing more depressing than a guy just talking a bunch of nonsense to sound smart.

beat me to it

all of those troll threads with his bullshit alts to bypass bans were some of the most depressing weeks in bbs history too

also, any time we have an annual bbs awards thing


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 18:04:33 Reply

At 9/16/14 11:35 AM, SCTE3 wrote:
I'd like to accept this Tank Award for making this asshole leave, if you can't think logically when EVERYONE is telling you how stupid and horrible you are, then go.
lol

I kinda wanna hear his reaction when he first finds out you're a mod now, lolololol


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 18:11:49 Reply

Remember when all those limpdicks raided the BBS when the NG chat died?

This place is dead to me now...

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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 18:14:29 Reply

idk about depressing BBS moments but I was very sad when the chat died

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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 18:31:13 Reply

The most recent time Gory spewed his insane babble all over the BBS via the thread about using women's bathrooms was pretty upsetting, albeit beautiful

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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 18:36:34 Reply

At 9/16/14 06:31 PM, Jester wrote: The most recent time Gory spewed his insane babble all over the BBS via the thread about using women's bathrooms was pretty upsetting, albeit beautiful

oh yeah, that was awesome

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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 18:40:58 Reply

At 9/16/14 06:36 PM, yurgenburgen wrote:
At 9/16/14 06:31 PM, Jester wrote: The most recent time Gory spewed his insane babble all over the BBS via the thread about using women's bathrooms was pretty upsetting, albeit beautiful
oh yeah, that was awesome

Oof...there aren't many times I wince, and that was one of 'em. It even applies to the derailment and lock criteria.


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 18:52:07 Reply

I have quite a few of these such moments documented.

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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 19:10:31 Reply

At 9/16/14 07:26 AM, Phobotech wrote: - Tryhards melting down over nothing.
- "the beast awakens"
- The dovahkiin1994 saga.

These things are hilarious, I don't know why you would put them under "depressing."


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 19:33:34 Reply

Its not even about the chat closing itself, but the users we lost because of it.

I see a few of them on here, but not that many and never for extended periods at a time. Most just disappeared with it.

Major shame for a site that boosts its tight knit community.


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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 19:35:55 Reply

At 9/16/14 07:33 PM, Gagsy wrote: Its not even about the chat closing itself, but the users we lost because of it.

I see a few of them on here, but not that many and never for extended periods at a time. Most just disappeared with it.

Major shame for a site that boosts its tight knit community.

*spooky sounds* we miss you too

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Response to Top 10 Most Depressing Bbs Moments! 2014-09-16 19:37:50 Reply

When the she-beast awakened and a mod deleted the thread.


9/11 never happened. Don't believe the lies.

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