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Jacy
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22 Sep 2022, 9:07 am

Hi, I'm new here.

My name is Jacy and I live in Atlanta GA. I've been diagnosed with Aspergers. I was diagnosed recently, late in life. I've never felt like I'm part of people and their society, so I'm now trying to find my people and ideally be part of a community of people who understand me.

I'm pretty excited to start exploring here and see what it's like.

Thanks!
Jacy



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22 Sep 2022, 10:19 am

Welcome to WP! I hope you find the folk here to be to your liking.

I'm from the northeast but I've been to Atlanta a few times and I know some people there who used to live here.

And I've been in the Big Chicken. :)


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22 Sep 2022, 10:27 am

Welcome to WP!

I've been to ATL, great city!



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22 Sep 2022, 2:38 pm

@Double Retired & @Tim_Tex,

Thank you both for the welcome!

It's funny, I don't think I've ever actually been inside the big chicken! Most of Atlanta probably hasn't lol.



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22 Sep 2022, 3:33 pm

In 1993 the Big Chicken was sick and in danger of being torn down.

I knew three people who lived in that area. One had long lived there; two had been coworkers here in the northeast that moved down there. None of the three knew each other but all three knew me.

And when the Big Chicken was in danger of being permanently torn down all three of those folk decided to tell me about it because they thought I would find it of interest. Somehow, I made an impression on all three as being the kind of person who should hear the news about the Big Chicken and get information on how to vote on whether or not it should be rebuilt. 8O

I, of course, voted that it should be rebuilt!

Trivia: There had been reports that pilots flying into Atlanta Hartsfield used the Big Chicken as a landmark. It helped them know when to begin their descents. But the news reports reassured that the absence of the Big Chicken would not create an air safety problem.

As I recall, after the Big Chicken had been torn down and before it was replaced Dobbins had a couple of aircraft crash.


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22 Sep 2022, 7:01 pm

Welcome to Wrong Planet.


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24 Sep 2022, 8:54 pm

Willkomen :mrgreen:


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25 Sep 2022, 4:56 am

welcome! great folks here and lots of useful insights and experience. Glad you are with us!


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