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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Karamazov, Jul 7, 2020.

  1. Karamazov

    Karamazov Active Member

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    Hello!

    Not sure what to say...

    I’m 37, British, undiagnosed. (I’ve seen six different medical/psych persons: each of whom has said “yes, I’m convinced you have AS... but I can’t diagnose: let me refer you to someone else. I’m not sure if this is normal or not!)

    I work erratically as a self-employed gardener, mess around with a classical guitar, and read a lot (biggest sections in my library are history and novels, but I’ll give most subjects a go).
    Quite like cooking, provided I’m not distracted! (Messy, oh so messy)
    Occasional attempts at visual art also occur.
     
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    tree Blue/Green Staff Member V.I.P Member

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  3. Barymore

    Barymore Member

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    Hey there! Well, you sound lovely :) I love to cook (but I manage to keep things tidy, quite unlike most otherwise!). Stacks of books also.
    Welcome to the forum, its a fun place however you wish to dive in to it. Friendly, helpful members and loads of interesting discussions. Enjoy.
     
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  4. Nervous Rex

    Nervous Rex High-functioning autistic V.I.P Member

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    Welcome! I hope you find this forum as friendly and as useful as I have.
     
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  5. Aspychata

    Aspychata Serenity waves, beachy vibes

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    Welcome to the club. Maybe you can discuss what recipes you like. Are you self taught on the guitar?
     
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    Hi. Welcome. Do you like Russian Lit?
     
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    Thank you all!

    Yes, I’m quite happy to talk recipes: I make pies, flans, bread and cake fairly regularly, ice cream and fool now and then, and have a variety of mixed veg “methods” I use as a fall back for a tasty meal. I’m usually tidy in the kitchen, unless I’m rolling pastry or being distracted!;)

    Yes, I am more-or-less self taught on guitar: I had two folk guitar lessons when I got bored of playing metal and was in the process of finding a more satisfying (for me) approach to the instrument.

    Yes, I do like Dostoyevsky: I’ve also enjoyed Gogol and Bulgakov, but haven’t got round to more Russian Lit yet. (Currently enjoying Trollope again and I’ve recently discovered Balzac)
     
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    clg114 Still crazy, after all these years. Staff Member V.I.P Member

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    Welcome to Autism Forums!
     
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    Saphira Well-Known Member

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    Hello.
     
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    Hi and welcome. Wish I was in rural England, but I m in a suburban sprawl. Though that can be ok too. I hope you enjoy it here, people are friendly.

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    Magna Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Greetings, Brother Karamazov. It's good to see you "on the other side".;)
     
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    Welcome! Nice to see another familiar face, so to speak!
     
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    Magna Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    ^ Wow, AprilR, you're here too? I think that's super. AF is a great place full of kind and welcoming people.
     
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    AprilR Active Member

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    I am indeed or at least try to be among my studies and special interests!
    I agree, this place seems to have a very calm, welcoming atmosphere as opposed to.. you know.
     
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    Karamazov Active Member

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    Hi there Brother Magna, good to see you too.:)
    Yes, came up in a PM conversation... it appealed.;)
    Evening!
    Same goes, I like the Mucha avatar.:)
     
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  16. Ezra

    Ezra Relax, it's just chaos.

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    Hullo
     
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    Karamazov Active Member

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    ^ Hi there, been some time.
    How’s things?
     
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  18. Ezra

    Ezra Relax, it's just chaos.

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    Fair to middling. And you?
     
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    Not too bad, invented a new flan recipe yesterday based on what was in the fridge.
    It worked!:)
     
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  20. Ezra

    Ezra Relax, it's just chaos.

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    I like flan