To say you are hated is an over reaction. Yes, some people do downvote your every post (I'm sure some people just use up their daily votes on you, in the same way off topic rambling rubbish often gets upvoted for no reason).
Originally I thought you found being downvoted funny - as I suspect AgentM
But this reaction is way out of proportion. Go if you feel you must but no more theatrical farewell speeches.
Take care princepawn
I don't understand t0mas
's Don Quixote quotation. It's one of my favourite books, but I've always thought him sane and the rest of the world mad
Truth is, indeed, not often welcome for its own sake; it is generally unpleasing, because contrary to our wishes and opposite to our practice; and, as our attention naturally follows our interest, we hear unwillingly what we are afraid to know, and soon forget what we have no inclination to impress upon our memories.