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  1. RiRi

    RiRi

    Know My Way Around


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      11

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      6,697


  2. Ace

    Ace

    Finding My Feet


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      10

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      38


  3. ancus

    ancus

    Finding My Feet


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      7

    • Content Count

      40


  4. Peridot

    Peridot

    Asperclicker


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    ancus

    Hey

    hello I think maybe technically I've been here long enough to say WELCOME TO THE FORUM, although actually I had a three year hiatus after less than 30 posts, but oh well who's counting any way. Nice to meet you.
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    I can relate to the girl in the video.
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    A few weeks ago I was having flashbacks and I wanted to feel better so I messaged a friend of mine and told her that she was beautiful and cool and we had a nice conversation. I didn't talk about my flashbacks though. And I wonder if it would have been okay for me to do so. I just don't want to pressure her into talking to me if she don't want to, I don't want her to feel like, oh no, she has to chat with me right now or else I'm gonna do something drastic or whatever. She knows that I have them, I just didn't mention I'd been going through one for about a day or two.
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    Nice, the HD58X is a great headphone There's an acoustic engineer on Reddit who measures headphones and he has an EQ profile for the HD58X: https://www.dropbox.com/s/lr0t5bm0g9h167t/Sennheiser HD58X.pdf?dl=0 I have an HD800 and an HD600, I run them out of an audio interface. "audiophile" DACs are borderline snake oil IMO, but it's nice to have a well-measuring DAC for the peace of mind. Audio Science Review is a good place to start: https://www.audiosciencereview.com/forum/index.php?reviews/
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    I have neighbors with awful taste and huge speakers. Luckily they don't throw parties so often but I can hear it in my parents' house and it's usually not anything good like sabbath or priest. I don't know what the hell they listen to, but it's real cruddy.
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    Nah, you got it all wrong, I win
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    This has become easier to me, ending a phone call.
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    Yeah, younger people will also age. Just when it's older age it will be a huge difference than now. I win
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    That's cool. Hope you enjoy those. I have Sennheiser headphones which are meant for mixing music. They have a "flat frequency response" which enables you to hear what it is you're doing as a musician. No attenuating or boosting of particular frequencies like is in general the case with "consumer" headphones. For listening though I've just got some Sony earbuds… I couldn't enjoy a set of good speakers in my living room as I live in an apartment and it would drive my neighbours crazy also as I often listen to the same song over and over.
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    Lol I guess if you look at it that way. But there will always be younger people until the unfortunate but inevitable day this site goes down.
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    Hello. I found an email from this site in my inbox so I thought I'd check back in. Don't remember why I stopped visiting. I do miss using forums, as Facebook is made out of algorithms and I hate it, although that's also where all of my current online friends are so idk what to say about that. Funny story, I dug this up while I was writing a story for a contest. They provide two paragraphs, and we're supposed to add in 48 more. So far I've got....3, I think. Each paragraph has to be at least 40 words. I'm just dashing out backstory about my world and the people in it. It's fun.
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    You're right, it probably isn't. You are far younger than me and can defeat anyone on here. Plus, I'm not very active on the forum anymore.
  14. 1 point
    @ancus Oh okay, welcome to the forum. I see you never made any posts prior to this so welcome and it's good to know you decided to be part of the community textually.
  15. 1 point
    Nope. I've never used that name before anywhere. This is the original account I made on here several years ago.
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    RiRi

    Hey

    I opted out a while ago but I think it should be on @Willow's website, you pay $1 from what I recall to utilize it. You can even make meetups and see when most people can make it or do it at different times. I don't know if she still has it open, she should, you should check her website. I stopped utilizing it because at the time I was using it, Willow was having issues and she was barely there. Like, she'd be late to it or had technical issues and wouldn't be there (she was struggling with depression) so I opted out of it once I became less active on the forum. She'd create meet ups too I don't know if they're still around since I'm not a paid member of this forum and therefore can't see if there are any but another paid member can maybe tell you. Paid members are in orange.
  18. 1 point
    Ace

    Hey

    Well, I always wondered why I couldn't find anyone else with my predicament. So randomly yesterday after being hounded by my mom for other reasons (actually not related to my ASD) I got into deep thought, "why is she uprate right now? Is it that time of the month? No it was only briefly after she had a couple drinks, so is she stressed? Yes probably she's had a tooth ache and root canal earlier today? But is that all? ... " Then started to think to myself as I have been finding myself do more recently, "why am I analyzing people like this? Does it ever help? Do normal people do this (NTs as I've seen them called on here) or is this part of having Asperger's? Even for an aspie is that normal?" And so I decided to look for a forum. And here I am. I'll mention I'm 22, going to school to be a mechanical engineer. I was diagnosed with Asperger's when I was in 8th grade (2011) but before had been diagnosed with ADD which is a common misdiagnosis so I've been told. Thankfully my mom is fairly understanding and brother is like a good friend but my dad never really could understand why I was different, although now I think he knows I'm probably going to be, if not already, smarter/wiser than him even if he doesn't say it. If you couldn't tell by now I think I'm the type to go into a lot of detail when explaining things so I sometimes catch myself and wrap it up or cut it off, like now.
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    It's from the movie Ghost Rider which I like. It just happened to be on my computer when I made my profile so that's mainly why I chose it
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    @Ace What's your profile picture about?
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    Yes, it used to not be like that but that's how it works now. No problem, I usually give out a lot of likes, mostly after I finish reading a post.
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    You know, you remind me of someone but then when I read your intro I know it couldn't be you but you remind me of them when they were your age. Welcome to the forum.
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    @RiRi Also, thanks for giving me my first reputation point. Is that how they work? 1 like = 1 reputation
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    @RiRi Well I'm not just a random guest now, I think I'll stick around a while. I like it here
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    Ace

    Hey

    Also it might be worth mentioning I usually have a positive outlook on Asperger's. I usually think to myself that it's more of a gift than a problem. I didn't used to think that way but now I see other NTs lives and the way they think and sometimes think how weirdly caught up in seemingly pointless things they are, and odd that a lot of people like drama which causes stress. I am unique (although less so around here) and I'm glad that I'm different. Because if everyone were the same, life would not progress and would be so boring.
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    I am also from Melbourne.
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    My highlight of my summer was going to my family’s new lakefront ‘cottage and buying a new paddle board for the new cottage and this summer I had a great golf game I finally broke 100 that’s really hard to do golfing and takeing my girlfriend to a family bbq and buying a new iPad Pro ‘and a Apple Pencil
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    Welcome back ancus and good luck with the story competition!
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    @ancus I don't remember you at all.
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    I'm sorry for not checking in as much lately and also not posting much lately. Though I was never as big of a poster as others here. It is good to read posts from all of you though!
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    @Heather Hey congratulations. That's great that you are doing so well!
  39. 1 point
    To be honest, i haven't done anything too outwardly exciting this summer! But it has been good. Missed Asperclick because I have been too busy to even check in as much as I used to. I recently turned 29 and got to celebrate with my husband... Wait I think I haven't told Asperclick that I'm married now! It was a little before summer, in May. Anyway, I have been enjoying married life this summer. We went on a couple small trips within Canada and will be going on another one next weekend. It has been a fun summer so far, just low key and casual as usual.
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    It's always good to see posts - such as on this thread - from members who used to be very active here but have been away. Even if they don't make a regular return it's nice to see news from them. It is perhaps true that as with almost any activity we can reach a point where we feel we don't really have much more to say or our interests move on but it can still be good to pay return visits. I think there are members who would like to be more active but are deterred by the current limited activity on here which means their contributions - whether that be starting a thread or contributing to one - attract limited attention. We then get members checking in less often which can mean they miss a potentially fruitful thread. There aren't any easy answers. Maybe - as Peridot suggested - Asperclick has passed its peak but I think most of us would agree it has still been tremendously useful over the years. It is a community of sorts and there is always a lot of satisfaction in the return of a familiar face, even if it's only a fleeting visit.
  41. 1 point
    Definitely spending July 4th in Brooklyn. I had so much fun you'd never believe it.
  42. 1 point
    I started writing a pretty cool piece of metal music! It's about 40 Celcius now here which is kinda scary to me. Thankfully, it's surprisingly bearable unlike last year when it was hell(ish).
  43. 1 point
    Maybe Asperclick has had its heyday. lol Everything ends.
  44. 1 point
    With ASD you tend to get these "down" periods and feelings of retreating or even feel like not belonging. It happens to most members. Activity is now kind of low again and that too will discourage people to post as you wonder if anyone will be left to browse. I still think running an ASD related forum is kind of hard as we aren't that great at socialising and may get mood swings.
  45. 1 point
    I hate to say it, but I no longer feel welcome here. There are other places I can go where making the effort to post is much more rewarding and likely to be appreciated.
  46. 1 point
    I have taken breaks before, @Nesf has decided not to use this site claiming that it is oriented around live streams that are not her thing. I don't know about @Miss Chief as she too hasn't been here for quite some time, as far as I can see.
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    People who create drama, and drama in general. (I mean as in, unnecessary grief and stress and arguing etc., not the genre )
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    I actually never really understood this one, but now that I read it, it makes sense. I do excel at being aspie. I think it's cute as well. I never really understood what a meme exactly is, either. I just think of them as a picture with some words on it that go along with it and usually the stuff said on it (picture and words) is supposed to be true in a funny way =edit: or just a truth=. There probably is a better definition for it out there though.
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    I listen to a lot of electronic stuff (like everything from chilled out to dubstep - not just because I enjoy it anyway, but at times its like i feel the neurons in my head firing. the baselines and "noises" in that kind of music really really get into my head. I also listen to a lot of music people would consider sad, for me though it doesn't feel particularly sad, it just seems to hit the spot. This is mostly electronic music too. Its strange because i know i don't have superhuman hearing, i.e i'm not hearing sounds that other people don't, but i am pretty sure my brain does something different with it than usual. I quite often get a tingling in my head that spreads to my shoulders and back followed by goose bumps. I think if i put my head in a scanner and compared to NT it would be lit up more in some areas. I love it. My son does too, his headphones are nearly always on and he is super protective over his iPod.


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