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Djuna
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Member # 29269

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Hi there, I just realised there are 30515 members, and the most recent new member is #30577. Which are the 62 missing numbers, and is there any reason for them being missed out?
Oh, and this one for Miz Scarlet in particular: What inspired you to start this site, and why did you give yourself, the founder member, #3? I don't mean like 'seeing how inadequate sex ed is' or a general reason, but like the turning point that made you say 'I'm going to do something about this right now'. You know what I mean?

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In a strange room, before you are emptied for sleep, what are you. And when you are filled with sleep you never were. I dont know what I am. I dont know if I am or not... how often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home.

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DarkChild717
Scarleteen Volunteer
Member # 139

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As far as the member numbers are concerned, we've had reason in the past to ban members and delete the accounts.

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Djuna
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Oh right, so the deleted member numbers never get reused. What happened to numbers 1 and 2 though? They seem to start at 3. And are any numbers (unlucky 13 perhaps) missed out on purpose?

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In a strange room, before you are emptied for sleep, what are you. And when you are filled with sleep you never were. I dont know what I am. I dont know if I am or not... how often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home.

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Heather
Executive Director & Founder
Member # 3

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Numbers one and two were used for administrative purposes when first setting up the boards.

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Heather Corinna, Executive Director & Founder, Scarleteen
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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead

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Djuna
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Oh right. I just have the weird kind of mind that needs to know these things. [Wink]
So what was the thing that inspired you to actually sit down and set up this site? If this is a really personal question then of course you can just say so, I don't mean to be nosey.

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In a strange room, before you are emptied for sleep, what are you. And when you are filled with sleep you never were. I dont know what I am. I dont know if I am or not... how often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home.

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Heather
Executive Director & Founder
Member # 3

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Joseph, I've talked about this a lot over the years, and you can find information like this starting right here: http://www.scarleteen.com/about.html

Namely, when this site was in the idea stage, there wasn't anything else like it online, so there was effectively no online place one could send young adults and teens to for sexuality information. We keep on doing it because even now that there are some more options, the need for the information remains.

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Heather Corinna, Executive Director & Founder, Scarleteen
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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead

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