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lightningandsnow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:10 PM
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Poll question: What should I change my username to?
Edited on Wed Jan-21-09 05:37 PM by AspieGrrl
I've narrowed it down to three, (I added one more), folks. And since I'm indecisive, I want input.

Sorry, polls are turned off at Level 3.

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NYC_SKP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:12 PM
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1. I kinda like AspieGrrl!
And can't pick from the two good alternatives you have, they're all good!
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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:47 PM
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13. +1!
It's good to have one of us representin' here at D-to-the-U! :hi:
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lightningandsnow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:55 PM
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14. Except I'm not a real aspie.
And explaining that is tiresome. T_T

Long story short, I thought I had asperger's, I actually have NLD, which is similar-ish, but different.

This is why one should not self-diagnose.
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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 06:02 PM
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16. Actually, this may be a case of cross-border culture shock.
When I worked in the field, at Yale, we had a colleague named Byron Rourke, from the University of Windsor. Dr. Rourke referred to what he was studying as NLD (Nonverbal Learning Disorder), but it was our understanding at the time (early '90s) that it was really the same thing known as Asperger's in Europe (and eventually in the Lower 48). Has this changed in the years since?
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lightningandsnow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 06:07 PM
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17. Yes, I think so.
Edited on Wed Jan-21-09 06:20 PM by AspieGrrl
(I think it's distinct, I mean.)

Apparently, I don't meet the criteria for Asperger's because I have empathy, don't have strict, non-functional routines (although I do have problems with "shift", whatever that means, similar I think), and I can demonstrate "social reciprocity", even though I'm still quite socially awkward. Oh yes, and I demonstrate some non-verbal behaviors correctly (as in I can point to things).

My weaknesses are more in the area of visual processing (as well as motor and social skills, which is common to both NLD and Asperger's). As well, I have a very slow processing speed (8th percentile), which I think is more of an NLD thing.

But who knows.

Oh yes, Wikipedia knows all. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nonverbal_learning_disorde...
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TZ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:13 PM
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2. I like sparklesgrrl.
Pretty. :)
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Faygo Kid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:13 PM
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3. I like the first one. The Grrl thing, not so much.
Spelling Nazi here. Go with a good one.

I already "changed" mine. A bold statement, I thought.

All the best.
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DarkTirade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:17 PM
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4. You're not gonna go with MissNomered?
:)
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lightningandsnow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:18 PM
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5. Hmm...perhaps.
Nooo! You're making me even more indecisive. :P
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DarkTirade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:18 PM
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6. Can you add that to the poll?
I'd vote for that one if its not too late to edit.
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lightningandsnow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:19 PM
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8. Fine.
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DarkTirade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:29 PM
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12. Yay! I voted.
:)
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Chan790 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:22 PM
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9. Well...
I voted for LightningAndSnow but I much prefer MissNomered and assumed there was a reason you weren't considering it.

I dislike SparkleGrrl. It makes me think of all the Twilight fan-girls-and-boys.
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lightningandsnow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:27 PM
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10. Hmm...not a particular reason.
It's just that it's a username I came up with while trying to sound clever, and I wasn't sure if I'd failed somewhat.
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TZ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:19 PM
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7. nice post stickman!
:)
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:29 PM
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11. I voted for SparklesGrrl but now I like MissNomered

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BeachBaby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 05:57 PM
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15. I think it should be "BlameCanada".
Could be fun! :P :hi:
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Drunken Girlfriend Donating Member (310 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 06:36 PM
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18. Vote on user name
Personally,I like Sparklesgrrl the best.
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 06:40 PM
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19. I like AspieGrrl...I love AspieGrrl...but, if you must, I like MisNomered.
:hi:
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bigwillq Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 06:41 PM
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20. I like your name.
Keep it. :)
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