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02 Oct 2019, 12:21 pm

Hi everyone.

I was diagnosed about a year ago. Joining the forum to take part in the community. I'm glad we have this space.



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02 Oct 2019, 3:37 pm

Welcome to Wrong Planet! :)


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02 Oct 2019, 7:26 pm

Welcome to Wrong Planet. I am glad you are here.


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02 Oct 2019, 7:48 pm

What part of NYC?



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02 Oct 2019, 8:16 pm

Welcome!

I think I did the fastest tour of Manhattan possible, driving through the city at 6AM on the way to Long Island!



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02 Oct 2019, 8:39 pm

Welcome to WP!

Is NYC as expensive as people say it is?


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03 Oct 2019, 2:07 am

Thank you for the welcomes.

Yes, NYC is quite expensive. I do like not having to deal with a car though.



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03 Oct 2019, 3:42 am

Welcome



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03 Oct 2019, 4:10 pm

Hi and Welcome :) ! Good to have you with us. What's living in New York city like for you? I"ve been over, and lived in Pawling, New York for a bit. Loved it! Had deer visiting me daily:) !



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04 Oct 2019, 6:48 am

Living in NYC. Well, it's noisy and expensive. However, it has great choices of restaurants, no need for a car, and many interesting museums and shows - things that are interesting enough to get me out of the apartment to see them.



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05 Oct 2019, 1:06 pm

There's alot to be said for living in the city(I've opted to stay in cities like London, Rome & Vienna for the reasons you mentioned. In London, I've stayed in a major high-rise with stunning views, but my favourite thing was staying on a vintage houseboat at St Catherine's Docks, London. Everything was within walking distance, or a boat ride on the Thames away. There was a view of Tower Bridge from my boat. A boat is much cheaper than an apartment, but I preferred it ... love being on the water. You have Central Park 8)!



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06 Oct 2019, 8:12 am

Welcome to Wrong Planet.

Are you aware of the Aspie/autistic support groups that meet in Manhattan?

- Aspies for Social Success (AFSS) (peer-led)
- AANE-NY (professional-led)

The next AFSS meeting is this week Wednesday evening.

There's also a smaller, more private peer-led group that meets in Queens (accessible via the A train, J train, or the Q37 bus which in turn is accessible from the E/F lines) on the first Wednesday of each month. PM me if you are interested.


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06 Oct 2019, 10:12 am

Welcome to Wrong Planet!