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the_enigma
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23 Jun 2004, 9:40 pm

This is a model of how you should answer your questions. All questions are optional. I thought this would be a good icebreaker for everyone.

This is a model of how you should answer your questions. All questions are optional. I thought this would be a good icebreaker for everyone.

Quote:
What is your first name?

Age:

Location:

Hobbies and Interests:

Why are you here?

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder):

Favorite subjects:

Year/Grade:

Favorite music:

Books:

TV shows/Movies:

Instrument:

Do you like sports?

Family:

Clothing:

How did you find this website?

Job:

Plans for the future?

Any comments?

What is your first name? Ashley

Age: 15

Location: New York

Hobbies and Interests: Internet, reading, writing and solitaire

Why are you here? I have PDD-NOS/hyperlexia

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): age 2, circa 1991

Favorite subjects: History and Software class

Year/Grade: 10th grade next fall

Favorite music: Nothing in particular, as long as it sounds good

Books: Flowers for Algernon, Lord of the Flies, The Chocolate War, the Almanac and several non-fiction books.

TV shows/Movies: I don't have a favorite one

Instrument: I play the tenorsax and I'm learning the piano

Do you like sports? If so, which ones?: I play basketball

Family: A mom and a dad. I have a 13 year old sister that isn't autistic or Asperger's.

Clothing: Mostly casual. I don't like anything that is too fancy or trendy. I still keep my wardrobe updated though

How did you find this website? Nuttdan gave me a link to wrongplanet.net

Job: Don't have one yet. I'm planning to work at the library.

Plans for the future? I want to be an author

Any comments? Nothing much to say. I enjoy this website very much and I hope all of you find this icebreaker fun.



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animallover
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23 Jun 2004, 11:54 pm

What is your first name? fleur

Age: 30

Location: Texas

Hobbies and Interests: gardening, cooking, animal rights, my cats, my rats

Why are you here? I have aspergers

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): yesterday, officially - though I've been playing with the idea for about a month

Favorite subjects: if I ever even consider going back to school you all have my permission to shoot me

Year/Grade: I have an M.S. in applied psychology and most of a Ph.D. in educational psychology

Favorite music: Acid rock/anything dark

Books: I don't have the patience to read

TV shows/Movies: Jaws, Jaws II (don't see three and four unless you are feeling really self destructive) - I also LOVE Salton Sea

Instrument: none

Do you like sports? If so, which ones?: weight lifting, pilates, and bike riding

Family: mother and father - I try to avoid them as much as possible

Clothing: male style - it has more pockets and is more comfortable

Job: unemployed - I got laid off because of funding cuts - right now I'm just looking - I may have a job as a 911 dispatcher

What are you planning to do when you get older? I have no plans for the future



Ewigkeit
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24 Jun 2004, 8:32 am

What is your first name? Erin

Age: 20

Location: Chicago suburbs

Hobbies and Interests: physics (quantum theory/computation), reading, good electronic music, anthropology, biking, cooking, stargazing.

Why are you here? I hope to find someone else who has some of the same aspie "symptoms" I do.

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): I haven't been officially diagnosed because of my shyness about it, but im sure this is what I have.

Favorite subjects: physics, anthropology, envinromental sciences, logic.

Year/Grade: Soph in college.

Favorite music: Electronic, noise.

Books: Anything by Rand or Hofstadter.

TV shows/Movies: Ghost in the shell (stand alone complex), Ghost in the Shell 2, Aqua Teen Hunger Force.

Instrument: Harp ( my favortive instrument but i dont play one ;) ).
Do you like sports? If so, which ones?: Yes! Biking, running, inline skating, weight lifting and just about anything :wink: .

Family: My mother and my 4 year old brother.

Clothing: Cute and noting expensive, or sometimes a bit strange. I'm always wearing either running shoes or tall platforms

Job: Stocking at Target on the overnight shift.

What are you planning to do when you get older? Physics research or teaching physics, perhaps ill find a good guy.. live in a small house with a pool in a warm area, cook, read and do the things I love to do.



alex
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24 Jun 2004, 8:46 am

[quote="the_enigma"]This is a model of how you should answer your questions. All questions are optional. I thought this would be a good icebreaker for everyone.


What is your first name? Alex

Age: 18
location: look at my location in my profile
Hobbies:Computer programming, linux systems administration, biking
When were you diagnosed?: ]i don't remember sometime around the age of 11 or something give or take a few years
Favorite subjects: comp sci
Year/Grade: 12
Favorite music: right now i like the beatles
Books: LORD OF THE FLIES!! !! !! !! !! !! !! !! !! ![
TV shows/Movies: Angel, simpsons, monk, charmed, 24
Instrument: clarinet
Do you like sports? If so, which ones?:bike
Family: all nt: mom, dad, brother 15, sister 13
Clothing: khaki shorts with polo shirts
Job: freelance computer programming (Perl), website maintainence
What are you planning to do when you get older? computer programming
Any comments? Keep on rockin!


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sparkplugloy
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Location: South of France

24 Jun 2004, 10:41 am

What is your first name? You can call me Loy.

Age: 17 (18 now, but I will not update it every year so my birthdate is actually Feb. 10th 1987)

Location: France

Hobbies and Interests: astronomy, mathematics, dinosaurs, movies and computers

Why are you here? gifted, ADHD and AS

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): I am not officially diagnosed
(I have been 50% of the way to diagnosis)

Favorite music: classical, celtic, pop rock

Books: I have two favorite books which are novels. They are :
1. City, by Clifford D. Simak,
2. The parrot's theorem, by Denis Guedj.
I have also read a few other fiction books, especially science-fiction and The curious incident of the dog in the night-time, by Mark Haddon.
But mostly, I like to read essays, encyclopediae, and everything that has facts about things, that I can learn. I read a few magazines about science too.

Family: parents, brother who is eighteen (twenty, now...) and has no diagnosis except coolness



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alex
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24 Jun 2004, 10:56 am

sparkplugloy wrote:
What is your first name? Laurence, but call me Loy

Age: 17

Location: France

Hobbies and Interests: astronomy, mathematics, dinosaurs, movies and computers

Why are you here? gifted, ADHD and AS

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): I am not officially diagnosed

Favorite music: everything except rap and heavy metal

Books: I have two favorite books which are novels. They are :
1. City, by Clifford D. Simak,
2. The parrot's theorem, by Denis Guedj.
I have also read a few other fiction books, especially science-fiction and "The curious incident of the dog in the night-time", by Mark Haddon.
But mostly, I like to read essays, encyclopediae, and everything that has facts about things, that I can learn. I read a few magazines about science too.

Family: parents, brother who is eighteen and has no diagnosis


Welcome sparkblugloy! How did you find out about this site?


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sparkplugloy
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24 Jun 2004, 1:02 pm

Welcome sparkblugloy! How did you find out about this site?


I joined the excoboard "Aspie youth" forum a few days ago and the_enigma posted a message about this site. I visited it and I think it looks great so I joined.

Loy



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24 Jun 2004, 5:59 pm

sparkplugloy wrote:
Welcome sparkblugloy! How did you find out about this site?


I joined the excoboard "Aspie youth" forum a few days ago and the_enigma posted a message about this site. I visited it and I think it looks great so I joined.

Loy


Cool! I see that you are from france which is really neat. I hope to go there someday. I know the language, or at least part of it. I seem to remember that the word "spark plug" has a funny translation in french.


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Location: San Antonio, Texas

24 Jun 2004, 11:51 pm

What is your first name? Megan

Age: 14

Location: San Antonio,Texas

Hobbies and Interests: reading, swimming, surfing the net

Why are you here? I have Aspergers

When were you diagnosed? last month

Favorite subjects: reading

Year/Grade: 8th

Favorite music: Smash Mouth, Pop, and Christian Music

Books: The Alice Series

TV shows/Movies: Aqua Team Hunger Force, Degrassi, My So Called Life

Instrument: None

Do you like sports? If so, which ones?: Track and swimming

Family: mother, father, three brothers 9, 5, and 1yrs.

Clothing: Overalls and T-shirts

Job: Unpaid babysitting

What are you planning to do when you get older? College


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Rogue
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Joined: 22 Jun 2004
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25 Jun 2004, 6:59 am

Age: 23

Location: California

Hobbies and Interests: Sci-Fi TV/movies/books, video games, computers

Why are you here? I have AS

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): Haven't been official diagnosed but I fit the criteria for diagnosis. I've been self diagnosed since October 2002

Favorite subjects: History and Science

Year/Grade: N/A

Favorite music: Classical, Big Band, Jazz, Doo-Wop, Oldies Rock n Roll

Books: I don't really have a favorite book

TV shows/Movies: Star Trek, Star Wars, Babylon 5, Farscape, The Invisible Man, X-Men...those are the biggies

Instrument: Alto saxophone

Family: Mom and Dad

Clothing: Casual

Job: N/A (I'm disabled)

Any comments? This is a great site and I look forward to visiting regularly :D



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25 Jun 2004, 7:58 am

What is your first name? That's my secret.

Age: 37

Location: USA

Why are you here? I am a gifted Aspie with extreme OCD traits and my doctor told me that it is a good idea to use Internet resources to communicate with other Aspies.

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): In 2004

TV shows/Movies: I like Stargate SG-1 and whatever else I feel like watching.

Instrument: I have played several, but I prefer not to elaborate.

Do you like sports? If so, which ones?: I do not like sports.

Clothing: I wear cotton T-Shirts, shorts, soft pants that are not baggy and a hat. I don't wear suits or anything formal.

Job: I am a freelance photographer, a computer programmer and a writer.


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Set sail fo' a sunset, to a land that is free,
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the_enigma
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25 Jun 2004, 8:59 am

Another question should be "How did you find this website?"
Sorry I forgot that one, i'll add it.



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25 Jun 2004, 9:05 am

How did you find this website? I found it in a post on Aspergia.com


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Too old for a sailin', too young fo' the sea;
Set sail fo' a sunset, to a land that is free,
I'm the Rhymin' Red Rover, and that's where I'll be.


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25 Jun 2004, 9:28 am

What is your first name? Gregory

Age: 18

Location: Aotearoa - New Zealand

Hobbies and Interests: Special Education, AS Social Skills Education, English Literature, developmental and social psychologies.

Why are you here? I have AS and OCD!

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): 17yrs - November 2003.

Favorite subjects: At High School; English Lit, History, Classical Studies, Biology.

Year/Grade: Non applicable

Favorite music: Coldplay, Elton John, Gilbert O'Sullivan, Salmonella Dub, Peter Sallett, Stevie Wonder, Barry White, Jamiroquai, Panjabi Bhangra, Pakistani Qawaali

Books: Whale-Rider by Witi Ihimaera, Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
TV shows/Movies: The Talented Mr Ripley and/or Hedwig and the Angry Inch. CSI, Criminal Intent, Law and Order, SVU.

Instrument: The piano

Do you like sports? I have 2 left feet!

Family: Mum and Step-dad, a little half-brother with a pervasive developmental disorder; a sister, a father, a half sister.

Clothing: I would wear a sack if society let me!

How did you find this website? A link from a post in another site.

Job: Not at present. In the past I've worked as a caregiver in homes for children with intellectual and physical disabilities - a wonderful job - these children are usually the most non-judgmental types you could meet. Oddly enough, I have also been employed as a Social Skills Tutor for teens with AS for an organisation - I worked with Clinical Psychologists, a marvellous life lesson. The participants were all very wonderful individuals.

Plans for the future? Lecturer in Child Psychopathology

Any comments? Yes



Rogue
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25 Jun 2004, 3:23 pm

How I found out about this site: I was browsing http://www.xmission.com/~winter/CGIBiN/ultimatebb.cgi and saw the link.