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NibiruMul
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01 Dec 2023, 1:20 pm

Hi there! My name is Erik, I'm a 31 year old male from New York, and I've heard about WrongPlanet for years, but I haven't joined until today. I was diagnosed with autism at the age of two and it's impacted my life a lot, but I've remained happy by keeping myself occupied with things I like, like Pokemon, video games, drawing, writing stories, being involved in fandoms, and lots of other stuff. I decided to start using WrongPlanet because I wanted to interact with other autistic people, and I wanted to find a safe space to discuss things I like and somewhere where people treat each other with respect (something that the forums on DeviantArt lack). I have a DeviantArt account, a Fandom account, and a YouTube channel. I'm very glad to be new to the website. I hope to make lots of friends here!



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01 Dec 2023, 1:39 pm

Welcome to WP! I hope you find the discussions you are looking for here.

You will definitely find a variety of Autistics here.


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01 Dec 2023, 3:12 pm

Welcome to the forum! :D



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01 Dec 2023, 3:32 pm

Welcome to Wrong Planet!


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01 Dec 2023, 3:44 pm

Welcome to Wrong Planet! :)


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01 Dec 2023, 3:57 pm

Hello.


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01 Dec 2023, 6:11 pm

Honestly, I feel like I should have joined a long time ago. For a long time I used the forums on DeviantArt to get socialization, but I didn't like the fact that the dA forums allow bullying, not to mention there's a lot of bigoted people there. I'm sure I'll have a much better time here.



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01 Dec 2023, 6:26 pm

NibiruMul wrote:
Honestly, I feel like I should have joined a long time ago. I'm sure I'll have a much better time here.


IMO, you will find a lot of lively people here on Wrong Planet.


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03 Dec 2023, 7:49 am

welcome! glad you are with us. Its never too late, jump right in!


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03 Dec 2023, 7:54 am

Welcome to WP!


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03 Dec 2023, 11:23 am

Welcome to Wrong Planet. I never heard of DeviantArt before, so I looked it up. In their website DeviantArt describes themselves as:

DeviantArt is where art and community thrive. Explore over 350 million pieces of art while connecting to fellow artists and art enthusiasts.


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04 Dec 2023, 2:23 pm

NibiruMul wrote:
Hi there! My name is Erik, I'm a 31 year old male from New York, and I've heard about WrongPlanet for years, but I haven't joined until today.

Welcome to Wrong Planet!

I'm in Queens. Wrong Planet has a few other regulars from the NYC area too.

NibiruMul wrote:
I was diagnosed with autism at the age of two and it's impacted my life a lot, but I've remained happy by keeping myself occupied with things I like, like Pokemon, video games, drawing, writing stories, being involved in fandoms, and lots of other stuff. I decided to start using WrongPlanet because I wanted to interact with other autistic people, and I wanted to find a safe space to discuss things I like and somewhere where people treat each other with respect (something that the forums on DeviantArt lack).

Yes, Wrong Planet is an excellent forum.

And, yes, we are required to treat each other with respect here. If anyone gets personally nasty to you here, just click the "Report" button and it will likely be attended to within 24 hours. (But note that the current moderators live in Europe, so any complaints you make in the late afternoon or evening will likely not be seen until the next day.)

NibiruMul wrote:
I have a DeviantArt account, a Fandom account, and a YouTube channel. I'm very glad to be new to the website. I hope to make lots of friends here!

Suggestion, to help you make friends here on WP: Edit your profile to add a signature line that mentions your interests/hobbies and/or your most important personal values.

Anyhow, given your desire to interact with other autistic people, have you also looked on Meetup.com for local support groups for autistic adults?


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06 Dec 2023, 12:04 am

Better late than never to join us! Hello and welcome!



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06 Dec 2023, 10:25 am

Welcome to WP :mrgreen:


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