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  1. 9 points
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    This is an attempt to get more people online at the same time to hang out and practice ASL! The idea is to organize enough that anytime after 5:00 PM Eastern Time, there will be plenty of signers of varying skill levels online and everyone can get practice in, or just hang out and make friends!
  2. 3 points
    So, I'm gonna be a little bit of a di*k. This is kind of offensive. And you'll end up pissing off Deaf people doing this. This is at it's best cultural appropriation and at worst it's audism. This is taking a culture that you apparently know nothing about. A language that you obviously know nothing about. And then using those things for your own personal gain. If you want your graphic novel about deaf people. Why they need to be deaf, I don't know. Unless you're just using it because you feel your characters need to have a disability, and deaf was the winner of the day. But how are you going to give your book an "authentic feel" if you can't bother to take the time to learn enough about a culture to say a basic sentence? Do your own work. Learn it, like everyone else has had to. Spend some time with a deaf person. Learn who they are as people and then you can speak, as an outsider, to their culture. But to just ask someone to do work for you so you can gain from another culture is a little offensive.
  3. 3 points
    I'm not 100% sure, but I think that might be the sign for PHARMACY. You signed MEDICINE + STORE. So I'm guessing that means PHARMACY. I don't know the context of the conversation. But that would be my guess.
  4. 2 points
    Hello everyone! I bored. I want someone chat with, if you on please text me. I be happy help you learn or chat, communicate, talk, whatever you want. Nice meet all you.... That's it, see you later!
  5. 2 points
    Hello, my name is Reggie, and I've recently decided to learn sign language. After some unfortunate events in recent years, talking has become quite the burden on my psyche, and I do almost anything I can to avoid it. My therapist suggests that I have simply become selectively mute, which, when taken into consideration of everything that has happened and my past mental history, it rather makes sense. So, here I am, ready to learn a whole new way of speaking. If anyone has any tips or would like to help me, that would be greatly appreciated. I am, in fact, particularly interested in video chatting and any form of conversing through sign language, since I live in a very isolated rural area and there is no one here for me to practice ASL with. Once again, if anyone would like to or possibly could help me, that would be wonderful and I thank you.
  6. 2 points
    Hello! My name's Casey, sign language name Casey. Anyone want practice today. I be more happy help you if anyone want practice with me. Thank you have wonderful day!
  7. 2 points
    Hello everyone! If you want chat with me please message me and I will get back to you when I can. Thank you, have a wonderful day!
  8. 2 points
    I'm learning ASL because I feel that the language is so underrated. I like being able to communicate in a different way without using the voice but the art of sign. I am only a beginner and hope to one day increase my skills in time. Nice to meet you all
  9. 2 points
    I am learning sign language because I wish to connect with the Deaf community and I am majoring in ASL interpreting and I want to become a good interpreter that respects cultural nuance. I'm just starting out, I just finished ASL 1 and I am in search of deaf friends that would be willing to practice with me.
  10. 2 points
    I'm learning because it is something to me i feel i should learn. There are so many wonderful people out there who live in a whole different kind of world that is still the same world as those like me who can speak. I honestly want to learn from their point of view. Learning a language like Spanish or French is just not something that is pulling for me to learn. ASL is just one that is
  11. 2 points
    I’m am learning ASL so I can speak to people like this
  12. 2 points
    Brand new just starting out! Would love to practice!
  13. 1 point
    For video chatting it says you have to use Firefox or chrome web browser for or to work. I would love to chat with anyone on here.
  14. 1 point
    Hey Brandon, In the middle of ASL 1 and looking for someone to practice signing. If you are interested, I would like to set up a time to meet online. I hope that interests you!? Evenings work well for me. Steven
  15. 1 point
    Very good! I understood some of this and will watch it again later as I learn more ASL. Thanx!!!
  16. 1 point
    Both fingers (in 1 handshape) coming toward the camera means "during".
  17. 1 point
    HI, DURING THE WEEKEND I LIKE TO GO ON WALKS WITH MY DOGS, GO OUT WITH MY FRIENDS. MAYBE TO EAT PIZZA, I LIKE TO DANCE AND ENJOY BOWLING. WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO ON THE WEEKENDS?
  18. 1 point
    Rose, I thought the same thing that you did. (Although I had to slow it down to watch the fingerspelling.) :D Thanks, Rolando, for posting and replying!
  19. 1 point
    Hi Derrian, I also tried sending you a message but I couldn't. Sorry for my delay in the reply, I didn't recieved a notification that you commented. I would love to chat with you sometime, hope we can fix this message thing somehow. Irving.
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    I have always wanted to learn ASL. I feel like I am missing the opportunity to connect with amazing people by not knowing how to sign. I don't want to miss out on a friend just because we cannot communicate. The world is more fun when you can meet new people
  22. 1 point
    Could you video chat with me? I'd really appreciate it
  23. 1 point
    Hey Camila, I would love to sign with you too !
  24. 1 point
    Hi, Fog here! I am a former ASL student who wants to get better. I am hard of hearing. I wear a Cochlear Implant on my left ear and a hearing aid on the right. I am looking forward to signing with y'all. I live in the hearing world so I rarely meet people who sign.
  25. 1 point
    any deaf events where a person could go and practice sign language in northern nj ?
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