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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Cosmic Ape, Oct 20, 2020.

  1. Cosmic Ape

    Cosmic Ape New Member

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    Hello everyone, Im a young adult and have shown many features related to the spectrum since an early age, nevertheless I would be normally regarded as functional. I managed to graduate from a decent college in my country, but my traits has carried me backwards to insert in society after studies.

    Some little tips about myself: Im pretty much into the stereotype of a geek guy. I usually like to read about History, Fantasy and Sci Fi literature. Also enjoy sculpting with red clay/mud or epoxi stuff, beside with collecting random Warhammer Fantasy/AoS/40k miniatures (althought I don´t paint a lot).

    Despite being a bit overwight, I enjoy outdoor activities, despite being many times too lazy for real exercice or gym. But I love walking hills and mountains for hours, creating boundaries with nature. Being overimaginative, I enjoy picturing small worlds in my head while walking that solitary places.

    I have to confess tht Im not a native english speaker, being my mother tongue, but rather spanish. I ask you for forgiveness and kindness with my poor grammar and vocabulary.

    EDIT 21/10/2020:
    People, I apologize for taking soo many hours for giving you a proper reply. I felt overall your warm welcome and genuine interest in what I said. I tried to give all you a response that that reflected my gratitude.
    I have to leave home for some hours (safely of course). But will explore the forums when being back.
     
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  2. Sarah S

    Sarah S Well-Known Member

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    Hello there and warm welcome :)
     
  3. Cosmic Ape

    Cosmic Ape New Member

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    Thank you a lot!!
     
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    Sarah S Well-Known Member

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    And reg youre not englich neither am i and i spell WAY worce then you even with my spell checker :oops: So dont worry about that if i can get on in here so can you ;):cool: youre doing just fine dear :)
     
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    welcome to the forum :)
     
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    Cosmic Ape, welcome and your English is amazing and if you had not mentioned you are not English, I would have placed you as English, which shows how good you are, even if you used google spellcheck, because I found no errors.

    If you are able to in your country, to get a diagnosis, it would be better for your peace of mind.

    When I first came here, I was self diagnosied, with no hope of ever being formally diagnosed, and was very welcomed here to the extent, that I decided that it did not really matter to get a formal diagnosis, but when the chance came my way, a year and a bit ago, I decided to go for it and was amazed at the speed with which I was formally diagnosed as being on the spectrum. Since then, gradually it has proved to be worthwhile to be recognised as having aspergers.
     
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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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    Bolletje Overly complicated potato V.I.P Member

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    Welcome!
     
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    Welcome to the forum, your English is very good, and we share some interests..... being creative and enjoying nature, feeling 'on the outside' can be a common theme for individuals that experience life differently i hope you enjoy your time here.
     
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    Au Naturel Au Naturel

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    I love nothing better than a long solo hike in the wild.
     
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    Welcome! Wandering in the outdoors is a great activity - both to see the sights, to recharge, and to get away from things (or to delve into deep thoughts)
     
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    Hi and welcome, yes I like to walk in nature, in the countryside or at the coast. I hope you enjoy it here.

    :herb::leafwind::fallenleaf::mapleleaf::seedling::cat:
     
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    Welcome Cosmic Ape.
    I found your intro very nice and can relate to things in common.
    Nature, sci-fi, fantasy, physics and creative with clay.
    Clay feels so soothing and so does nature.

    When I was younger and lived where there was a lot of woods, I liked creating little magical places
    there, too.
    Fairy Rings, following creeks with the feeling something was waiting just around the next bend
    and listening to the sounds of it all. I became quite profecient at finding fossils, arrowheads
    and special stones.

    Hope you enjoy time with us here also.
    fri13cat.jpg
     
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    Don´t worry, and belive me when I say that even in globalized era, getting used to a second lenguage is a whole challenge. And anyways, I understand you pretty well :).
     
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    Thank you!! Initially I wasn´t expecting a soo cheerfull welcome from all you. Im happy for deciding to enter.
     
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    Im very happy to mmet you. I hope to be a contribution or a pluss to this community.
     
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    Firstly, Im glad to meet people like you here. You seem to be a really wise person and having your positive feedback about my lenguage related level, lets me relax a lot. At least Im not going into a wrong path.
    About getting a diagnosed, I have been told by specialist to show many asperger features since an early age. But I think that never have got an official diagnosis. I have to meditate such alternative, but at this point point of my life recognizing myself can be a first step to analize my choices in a better way.
    Thank you!!
     
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    Thank you!! What is your profile picture?? Something like an industrial or extractive area??
     
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    Thank you!! Have you made the Ghounter by yourself??