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twirlybird
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Joined: 13 Nov 2012
Gender: Female
Posts: 4

17 Nov 2012, 1:38 pm

What is your first name? Mom

Age: 46

Location: The Bible belt

Hobbies and Interests: Reading, Mind-Bender Puzzles, Genealogy, Knitting

Why are you here? To get more insight on if I have AS or another disorder

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

Favorite subjects: Algebra, Chemistry, Astronomy, History, Literature, Biology, Geology
Year/Grade: some college

Favorite music: Pretty much everything - I love the Alan Parsons Project

Books: Biographies, Science Fiction, Informational

TV shows/Movies: Drama, Science Fiction

Instrument: Piano

Do you like sports? No, am too uncoordinated. Finally figured out that running is something I can actually do, so I run long-distance

Family: husband and 2 daughters

Clothing: comfortable and relaxed is my preference. I love knit and crocheted sweaters and shrugs

How did you find this website? google

Job: Chemistry tutor, history teacher, homeschooling parents

Plans for the future? go back to school

Any comments?



7stringer
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Joined: 10 Nov 2012
Gender: Male
Posts: 10

17 Nov 2012, 4:24 pm

What is your first name? Simon.

Age: 24

Location: N.Ireland

Hobbies and Interests: Writing music/playing guitar/older video games. I quite like scenery/landscape.

Why are you here? To talk with people I can relate to I guess.

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): Currently waiting for one.

Favorite subjects:

Year/Grade:

Favorite music: Heavy metal music mostly.

Books:

TV shows/Movies: big bang theory/sons of anarchy. Jeepers Creepers/Child's play/Lady Death/Nightmare on Elm Street/Mouse Hunt/etc

Instrument: 7 string electric guitar/played drums at one point but had to stop due to having no time.

Do you like sports? Not really.

Family:

Clothing: jeans/combats, boots, band tshirts/hoodies, leather jacket.

How did you find this website? Google

Job:

Plans for the future?

Any comments?



AndreasF
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Joined: 2 Nov 2012
Age: 39
Gender: Male
Posts: 19

20 Nov 2012, 3:46 pm

What is your first name? Andreas

Age: 30

Location: Nyborg, Denmark

Hobbies and Interests: VW Lupo 3L (tiny car, quite popular in Denmark), bikes, TV-production (work)

Why are you here? I'm an Aspie and constantly learning

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): At the age of 10

Favorite subjects: VW Lupo 3L

Year/Grade: None

Favorite music: None really, listen to most when it doesn't bother me

Books: Dictionaries

TV shows/Movies: None

Instrument: Computer ;-)

Do you like sports? Yes, cycling

Family: Little brother (died in 2008, he was 18 yrs), older brother (41 yrs), don't know my dad, haven't seen my mother for .. 5 years now (and I'm happy!)

Clothing: Casual, prefer tshirts

How did you find this website? Google!

Job: TV-techie

Plans for the future? More TV-production! :-)

Any comments? Hi there! :D


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WittyMoniker
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Joined: 26 Nov 2012
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Posts: 50
Location: Texas

27 Nov 2012, 8:13 pm

What is your first name? Drew

Age: 28

Location: North Texas

Hobbies and Interests: Sports, music, politics, religion

Why are you here? Came across the site while looking up info on Aspergers, thought it might be good to have a sort of support group to be a part of

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): No formal diagnosis, self-diagnosis in 2012

Favorite subjects: History, music

Year/Grade: N/A, broadcast journalism degree in 2005

Favorite music: How much time do we have? Mostly rock, some classical. Guns N' Roses is my all-time favorite. Also really like Aaron Copland on the classical side. Rancid. Stabbing Westward. Tons of others, but I won't waste your time in naming them all. Really been on a major Weezer kick lately.

Books: Not a big reader really. Anything hockey or baseball related, The Catcher in the Rye.

TV shows/Movies: How I Met Your Mother, Big Bang Theory, the first ten seasons of The Simpsons.

Instrument: Drums, guitar, piano, bass, trombone, and singing (I'm a baritone/bass though, so lead vocals are out)

Do you like sports? Very much so.

Family: Married, no kids. Parents are still alive, only on speaking terms with my dad right now though.

Clothing: I'm wearing it right now, yes.

How did you find this website? Google search

Job: Broadcasting and media relations for a junior hockey team

Plans for the future? Just to keep on living as best I can. Would love to move up to a higher league in broadcasting. Might quit and go into something else. My wife wants to open a bakery. I'd be down with that.

Any comments? Glad to be here!



HGWells
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Joined: 27 Nov 2012
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Posts: 10

28 Nov 2012, 3:53 pm

What is your first name? Michael

Age: 49

Location: Boston

Hobbies and Interests: writing and music

Why are you here? to possibly find an outlet where my quirks are the norm for once :-)

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

Favorite subjects: Music, Writing, The Sims (and other games, like Serious Sam/Doom/Quake/Dead Space, etc.)

Year/Grade: way past that :-)

Favorite music: Classical Liszt, Wagner, Beethoven, Prokofiev. Alternative: Stabbing Westward, And many other dark edged rock: Foreign: (Russian) Savicheva and Viagra French (Alizee); pop - the top 100 (Clarkson, gaga, maroon6, etc.) I like music. I love ragtime.

Books: Love HGWells (surprised? :-) ) and Clive Barker and plenty more, but they are two of my favorite authors.

TV shows/Movies: Fight Club, LA Confidential, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, and plenty more.

Instrument: keyboards, bass, some guitar, vocals, drum programming; attempted trumpet, French horn, and violin, and had a chance with the French horn (till I broke it by accident :-)

Do you like sports? I enjoy watching the playoff games, otherwise, no.

Family: married with two children

Clothing: don't like plaid or brown clothes. shirts MUST have a pocket. Prefer button down collar. Do not mind vertical stripes but can't stand horizontal stripes. Pants must NOT be corduroy! Don't like the feel of certain materials. Prefer to go shoeless and sockless; with jeans and a black t-shirt.

How did you find this website? random luck, I guess :-)

Job: computers

Plans for the future? TBD

Any comments?



mesmerize
Butterfly
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Joined: 3 Nov 2012
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Posts: 9
Location: europe

30 Nov 2012, 10:25 pm

What is your first name? call me light :)

Age: 23

Location: europe

Hobbies and Interests: drawing, internet, philosophy, spirituality, les arts, history and culture of some places, origins of things...

Why are you here? :? not sure..

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

Favorite subjects: philosophy, north american and english literature, arts, science

Year/Grade: 3rd uni

Favorite music: most....dance, shoegaze..

Books: non mainstrem north american usualy, and english

TV shows/Movies: drama, sci fic, philosophic...

Instrument: no

Do you like sports? not really , only a bit if im playing cause adrenalin gets me high

Family: one sister and other normal stuff

Clothing: androgynous ...im always very cold

How did you find this website? i saw it on another forum

Job: no

Plans for the future? moving to the USA, Canada, ireland or uk

Any comments?no



LarsGosh66
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Joined: 1 Dec 2012
Age: 54
Gender: Male
Posts: 1

02 Dec 2012, 4:34 pm

What is your first name? Lars

Age: 46

Location: Sweden

Hobbies and Interests: Music (listen to and play instrument), IT, politics, women.

Why are you here? Feel like I'm the wrong planet currently

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): Asperger, 2008.

Favorite subjects: same as H & I ...

Favorite music: not country and swedish dance music, certain _types_ of jazz.

Books: documentaries, thrillers, SF

TV shows/Movies: 24, Walking dead

Instrument: guitarr

Do you like sports? Yes, but mainly exercise: jogging, gym, ping pong, squash, slalom

Family: exwife (still living in same apartment :-( , she can't yet find her own) and two grown children

Clothing: ok modern.

How did you find this website? Twitter lady

Job: systems developer: programming in Perl, Java, SQL, ... whatever is needed

Plans for the future? Fix my own apartment to start new life.

Any comments? Thanks for the prepared introduction questions, simplified my first reply :-) .



NAKnight
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Joined: 30 Nov 2012
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Posts: 387
Location: Gitmo Nation Elvis

03 Dec 2012, 12:14 am

What is your first name? Jake

Age: 19

Location: United States

Hobbies and Interests: Cycling, DECA, Detailing

Why are you here? Find common ground with others.

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): At a young age, probably 7, not sure.

Favorite subjects: Math, language, history

Year/Grade: Graduated.

Favorite music: Pink Floyd-The Wall

Books: 1984, Atlas Shrugged, Animal Farm, Brave New World

TV shows/Movies: TV shows: Don't watch TV.

Instrument: Non-instrumental.

Do you like sports? Football, by family

Family: Momma, Poppa, Silas, Seth and Issac and Sarah, Ian and Andrew and Isabella.

Clothing: Aeropastale shirt with cammo pants. Clothes in box.

How did you find this website? Google Search

Job: Seeking Employment

Plans for the future? Live on my own!


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etacarina
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Joined: 25 Nov 2012
Gender: Female
Posts: 3

03 Dec 2012, 11:04 pm

What is your first name?

Age: 37

Location: Midwestern US

Hobbies and Interests: playing Dragon Age: Origins, reading, drawing

Why are you here? I'm hoping to meet people I have something in common with.

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): Nonverbal learning disorder - 2012

Favorite subjects: N/A

Year/Grade: N/A

Favorite music: Right now I tend to listen to the same Arcade Fire album over and over again.

Books: Currently reading Infidel.

TV shows/Movies: I have a hard time watching them, too passive for m e.

Instrument: N/A

Do you like sports? Nope.

Family: dysfunctional

Clothing: comfy

How did you find this website? I've known about it for years.

Job: web programmer

Plans for the future? Looking to make a career change, but I'm not sure what to just yet.

Any comments? Hello!



BrokenEnvoke
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Joined: 9 Aug 2012
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Posts: 301
Location: Finland, Lahti

07 Dec 2012, 7:42 am

What is your first name?: Too paranoid sorry

Age: 21

Location: Finland

Hobbies and Interests: Gaming! Mostly on PC though :3

Why are you here?: Hoping to make friends, but sadly still trying

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): After finding out the term asperger's and reading about it - It was like reading the story of my life so that was enough for me.

Favorite subjects: Games! :3

Favorite music: French House

Books: Planescape: Torment.... that's a book ok?!

TV shows/Movies: I hate watching tv or movies - at least modern ones because they all suck massive hairy-

Instrument: Harmonica

Do you like sports? f**k no.... maybe superbowl.

Family: Parents, 2 older siblings

Clothing: Smart

How did you find this website? Can't remember

Job: IT tech support for dummies in a University school

Plans for the future?: Move the f**k away from Finland

Any comments?: I love geek girls - anyone else can pike off

k bai



Texasholiday
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Joined: 6 Dec 2012
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Posts: 27
Location: In my safe space

07 Dec 2012, 8:33 pm

What is your first name? Texasholiday! (I'm avoiding using my real name so family members can't find my posts here lol)

Age: 28 in five days!

Location: See my name. :P

Hobbies and Interests: World of Warcraft, horseback riding, animals, Civil War history

Why are you here? I needed to find a place with people who understand me.

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): I was diagnoised with treatment-resistant depression at age 13. I was 26 when I was officially diagnoised with Asperger's, and I wish I'd know A LOT sooner.

Favorite subjects:

Year/Grade: Some college

Favorite music: Rock opera and musicals! Especially German ones! Yes, I'm weird! :D

Books: Almost anything by J.R.R. Tolkien (I'm a Tolkien geek), Les Miserables, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Killer Angels, Gods and Generals, most historical nonfiction, lots of others I am forgetting.

TV shows/Movies: The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Star Wars (except for Episode I), Office Space, The Big Lebowski, The Life Aquatic, The History Channel, shows about the paranormal.

Instrument: I played the trumpet in high school. I hated it. If I had to do it over again, I would have tried the oboe. The oboe is beautiful.

Do you like sports? No.

Family: My dad is a bipolar alcoholic and an undiagnoised Aspie. My sister is a bipolar undiagnoised Aspie with bulimia. My mother and her side of the family are sane (thank God). My dad's side of the family is full of mental illness, all umdiagnoised.

Clothing: I am a little overweight so I am trying not to buy clothes while I lose weight but I'm a very casual dresser. T-shirts are my favorite. When I want to dress up a bit, I like Boho-type things.

How did you find this website? From another website (I don't remember which one).

Job: None. :( I have had several jobs in the past that I did well in but eventually I quit them due to my mental illnesses.

Plans for the future? I am horrified of the future. No, really. I am. O.o

Any comments? Glad to be here among "my" kind. :)



RaspberryFrosty
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Joined: 5 Dec 2012
Gender: Female
Posts: 299
Location: Eugene, OR

08 Dec 2012, 3:45 am

What is your first name? Tiffani

Age: 23

Location: With my pet rats

Hobbies and Interests: Reading, crocheting (still learning), music, animals, The Sims 3, writing, school

Why are you here? I have something called nonverbal learning disorder

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): August 2010

Favorite subjects: KISS, Harry Potter, music, writing

Year/Grade: Freshman in junior college

Favorite music: Anything that sounds good

Books: Anything I can get my hands....sometimes I read the phone book for fun

TV shows/Movies: Eh...too long of a list

Instrument: None. I can't hold a tune either.

Do you like sports? Does quidditch count...

Family: Dad and grandma

Clothing: Anything that's comfy

How did you find this website? Google

Job: College student

Plans for the future? Something in the criminal justice field

Any comments? It's nice to be here and everyone seems nice.



Araki
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Joined: 11 Dec 2012
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Posts: 14

13 Dec 2012, 4:38 am

What is your first name? Rebecca

Age: 15

Location: Australia

Hobbies and Interests: Drawing and Horse riding

Why are you here? Because I'm a aspie

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

Favorite subjects: Media

Year/Grade: 9

Favorite music: Rock

Books: The Harry Potter series

TV shows/Movies: Friends

Instrument: Don't play one

Do you like sports? Nah

Family: A mum and a dad. No siblings

Clothing: Casual

How did you find this website? My mum showed it to me

Job: Don't have one

Plans for the future? I'd like to live on a farm and breed horses

Any comments? no


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oliverwsn
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Joined: 14 Dec 2012
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Posts: 11
Location: England

15 Dec 2012, 10:08 pm

What is your first name? Oliver

Age: 19

Location: England

Hobbies and Interests: Gaming, watching movies

Why are you here? New friends, to get help and help others

When were you diagnosed?(skip if you don't have a disorder): Not sure, before I can remember anyway

Favorite subjects: Gaming, geek stuff, some sports, some types of music

Year/Grade: Last year of college

Favorite music: Linkin Park, Blink 182, Mumford and Sons etc

Books: None really, can't get into reading

TV shows/Movies: The Avengers, Ted, anything sci-fi usually

Instrument: Does Guitar Hero count? ;-)

Do you like sports? Some of them like football (soccer) and cricket

Family: Mum, Dad, a few sisters and many more

Clothing: ???

How did you find this website? Google

Job: None, but I hope that changes soon

Plans for the future? Get a job I enjoy, move somewhere better and get a girl preferably a geek ;-)

Any comments? No I guess :-)



Djoel
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Joined: 31 Aug 2012
Gender: Male
Posts: 2

16 Dec 2012, 1:59 am

What is your first name? Joël

Age: 25

Location: Canada(

Hobbies and Interests: Physic, Music and Running, reading

Why are you here? metting asperger and learning from other experience

When were you diagnosed?: in august of 2012!

Favorite subjects: Physic, biology, sports

Year/Grade: cégep ( colledege in Qc)

Favorite music: Progressive, jazz fusion, classical, rock, metal, hard rock, ska, punk ska, hardcore,

Books: 1984, Dune 123, physics books related, American psycho

TV shows/Movies: Dr who, chuck, Alien

Instrument: first: bass guitar second: classical guitar

Do you like sports? I love Running and sports


Clothing:
Casual, nothing fancy

How did you find this website? You tube

Job: student/treeplanter

Plans for the future? join a band, working in physic related job, running

Any comments? I like the name of this site



Salmondaze
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Joined: 16 Dec 2012
Gender: Male
Posts: 63

17 Dec 2012, 1:49 am

What is your first name? Euphrates

Age: 27

Location: Seattle

Hobbies and Interests: Guitar, writing.

Why are you here? I was diagnosed with some sort of ASD.

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

Favorite subjects: Literature, music, movies.

Year/Grade:

Favorite music: rock

Books: literary

TV shows/Movies: breaking bad and the office and arrested development

Instrument: guitar

Do you like sports? no

Family:

Clothing:

How did you find this website? referral

Job: none

Plans for the future? writing

Any comments?