Representatives at Nerve did not respond to Wired News about the matter.
But the magazine did create a discussion forum for displaced Biancanauts on Nerve.com, and it posted a small statement explaining the situation:"The Internet downturn has made this process more difficult, and the Bianca team has concluded that what Nerve has to offer is not enough to keep the site running.
Following directions, comprehending stories, and be able to point to items named are all basic receptive language skills.
Girls drop any of these pick up lines on guys, and you’re in for an interesting night.
(Marmy is her handle at the shack.) She first went to the shack because her search engine said it was a good place to chat."There was some strange stuff (at Bianca's)," she admits, "like pencil drawings of phallic-shaped bongs, that kind of thing."But mostly, there were great people who talked about their lives in a very intimate, friendly manner that's generally not available on the Web these days – and that's what hooked Marmy.
She spent her days hanging around in Bianca's Communal Stall, and then, when Bianca's opened a sex-free room called "The Pillow-talk Lounge," she went there.
Let me show you what I mean: Tome el papel a la papelera y sentarse en la alfombra azul. I understood the word paper (papel) and the word blue (azul). Join me on Theratime’s Facebook page this week Wednesday at 9 pm central for a Live Facebook Wine and Chat!
Kiddos with receptive language issues try really hard to “behave” but aren’t understanding what is being asked of them.
Tell me what you did, whether you got away with it, and if you didn't get away with it, what punishment you received. Well, I'm specifying we talk about before the end of GCSE, between 12 and 1...
When his dad tells him to brush his teeth, he takes off his socks. Whenever I tell him the direction again, he melts down or throws things.” Oh really? Take the stress out of the situation, for you and the kiddo. Also, please note this is a good way to teach typically developing kid’s receptive language skills too.
When his music teacher tells the class to hand in their instruments, he shakes those maracas like there is no tomorrow. You mean to tell me that you told him something once, he didn’t understand, but tried, and did it wrong, so then you told him the exact same thing again, and he got upset?
The site back-pedaled slightly the next day, explaining that it's "trying to work things out" with Nerve and that "something" of Bianca's will be saved.
But most regulars are nevertheless bummed about the site's shaky future.