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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by AngelWitch, Oct 22, 2020.

  1. AngelWitch

    AngelWitch New Member

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    Hey everyone. I was diagnosed with HFA years ago but remained in denial for some reason until very recently. I have nobody in my life with ASD, so I thought I would sign up here to meet some others who are like me! (Cue the Tarzan soundtrack by Phil Collins)

    I look forward to participating in this community in hopes to find some friends with shared nerd interests and all of that good stuff. :)
     
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  3. Streetwise

    Streetwise very cautious contributor V.I.P Member

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    What are your nerd interests? mine are animals,Doctor who,the original series of Star Trek,art can only observe it now ,some other sci fi like Stargate SG-1 not the rest,Jerusalem,some aspects of the Jews and Judaism ,messianic Judaism,Israel and some archeology .
     
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    welcome to the forum :D
     
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    AngelWitch New Member

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    Which animals in particular?

    Mine are super boring; mainly sound design, graphic design, and a splash of game development and programming :).
     
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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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    Streetwise very cautious contributor V.I.P Member

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    It's more their movements at the moment watching a mongoose play dead for a hornbill was indescribably funny ,I like cats my avatar used to be Phoebe the cat .
    Most animals bloodsucking beings make me nauseous .
     
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    Streetwise very cautious contributor V.I.P Member

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    Not super boring if it's your thing .
     
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    Can't agree that they're boring although I may be biased due to my own interest ;)

    Welcome to the forum!
     
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    Welcome to the forums! :D
     
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    Welcome to the forum, unsure if i have 'nerd interests' but i find all of us recieve a warm welcome.
     
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    Nachteule The Wise

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    Welcome, I hope you find what you're seeking.

    I did pursue graphic design in college for several years, but since then, I've kind of fell out of it.

    My nerdy interests though revolve particularly around building PC's and laptops, gaming on my Nitro 5 and spending way too long wishing that the "Dune" universe actually existed.
     
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    Angelwitch, welcome. You're in the right place.
     
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    Welcome to AutismForums!
     
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    Welcome!
     
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    Aspychata Serenity waves, beachy vibes

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    Great you are here. We look forward to hearing about your experiences.
     
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    welcome AngelWitch, Hope your stay is great !
    I love it here. for the first time ever, i have found a place that i feel is welcoming to all. looking forward to hearing more about U !!!
     
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    I always think that's the quintessential archetype of Autism ,especially the name Asperger's syndrome! in health articles about children with Autism !and correlation with parents in silicon valley ,Marin county,very very clever jaw droppingly so then I remember how a percentage of American people think the English accent is so intelligent!!!??
     
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    Welcome AngelWitch.

    My nerdy interests are mainly physics, medical sciences, and psychology.
    I also enjoy philosophy and the study of animal psychology and societal realms of life.
    In other words, how they communicate, make family and group ways of life.
    It is very interesting to study the interactions with their own breed, other animal breeds and humans.
    I have found interactions with and behavior studies of interest on animals that most people pass by and
    give little thought to such as insects, frogs, reptiles, fish.

    They form their own society and communications just as humans.
    It is very amazing to learn how with daily interaction they will make
    a human a part of their life. Rather difficult to expain and probably sounds boring to most.
    But, it is a different interest.

    I also like geology.
     
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