lishiewishes: Starry fairylights strung amongst tree branches (KS: Her Determination)
[personal profile] lishiewishes posting in [community profile] signlanguage
Welcome to the [community profile] signlanguage friending meme!



The rules are quite simple - if you're looking for friends, someone to practise sign with or just want to say hello, fill out the questions below (the ones you're comfortable answering, of course). It's a great way to get to know people :)


1. Hi! What's your name?:
2. Are you D/deaf or hearing?
3. Whereabouts do you live?:
4. What sign language are you studying?:
5. How long have you been signing?:
6. Do you take classes, or teach yourself?:
7. Do you get to use sign in day-to-day life?:
8. What do you like the most about sign language?:
9. What's your favourite sign?:
10. Outside of sign language, what other hobbies do you have? Any fandoms?:
11. Are you looking for other friends on DW/someone to practise sign with?:
12. If so, is there anything they should know upfront?:


And finally ...

13. Anything else you'd like to share?:

Date: 2012-08-13 06:33 pm (UTC)
silverhare: drawing of a grey hare (pagan - ostara)
From: [personal profile] silverhare
1. Hi! What's your name?:

My name's Hare

2. Are you D/deaf or hearing?

I'm hearing

3. Whereabouts do you live?:

I live on the south coast of England

4. What sign language are you studying?:

British Sign Language

5. How long have you been signing?:

Five years

6. Do you take classes, or teach yourself?:

Both. I was taught up to level two, and I keep myself up to speed with more signing.

7. Do you get to use sign in day-to-day life?:

No. I was working with a Deaf person but I lost that job.

8. What do you like the most about sign language?:

It feels a bit more intuitive than spoken language.

9. What's your favourite sign?:

I like signs that combine meanings of other signs, like one of the variants for INTERVIEW combines QUESTION and PERSON.

10. Outside of sign language, what other hobbies do you have? Any fandoms?:

Doctor Who, Terry Pratchett...

11. Are you looking for other friends on DW/someone to practise sign with?:

Not really, no.

12. If so, is there anything they should know upfront?:


N/A

13. Anything else you'd like to share?:

I wrote my dissertation on British Sign Language.

Date: 2012-08-13 08:46 pm (UTC)
deird1: lilac flowers, with text "how do they rise up" (Default)
From: [personal profile] deird1
1. Hi! What's your name?:
Mez.

2. Are you D/deaf or hearing?
Hearing. I don't really know any Deaf people.

3. Whereabouts do you live?:
I'm from Melbourne, Australia.

4. What sign language are you studying?:
Auslan - I did a very long course several years ago - these days I'm out of practice.

5. How long have you been signing?:
About 15 years, but not consistently.

6. Do you take classes, or teach yourself?:
I did take classes - but these days it's mostly by myself.

7. Do you get to use sign in day-to-day life?:
Not really. :(

8. What do you like the most about sign language?:
It's so expressive!

9. What's your favourite sign?:
Turtle. Because your thumbs make the little turtle legs, and it's so cute.

10. Outside of sign language, what other hobbies do you have? Any fandoms?:
I'm a Buffy fan, an actor, I teach piano, and I crochet.

11. Are you looking for other friends on DW/someone to practise sign with?:
Yep! Hence the memeing.

12. If so, is there anything they should know upfront?:
Not that I can think of...

Date: 2012-08-14 11:47 pm (UTC)
pretty_panther: (malfoys survival)
From: [personal profile] pretty_panther
1. Hi! What's your name?:Sam
2. Are you D/deaf or hearing?Hearing
3. Whereabouts do you live?:Scotland
4. What sign language are you studying?: Hoping to start picking up some BSL.
5. How long have you been signing?:I haven't.
6. Do you take classes, or teach yourself?: Going to try teach myself.
7. Do you get to use sign in day-to-day life?:Not right now but my little brother knows some so it would be cool to practice with him.
8. What do you like the most about sign language?:That it opens the world up to those that might otherwise have been shut out.
9. What's your favourite sign?:N/A
10. Outside of sign language, what other hobbies do you have? Any fandoms?: History- Modern European as it is what I study, Roman history, reading, writing, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Avengers, Star Trek, Spartacus, X-Men, and I love watching sports! f1, tennis, football~
11. Are you looking for other friends on DW/someone to practise sign with?: Friends are always welcome.
12. If so, is there anything they should know upfront?:I'm not great with people that don't interact with me a lot. My journal can get very personal so I can remove access for people that I'm unsure of or anxious about. I have anxiety problems so I'm very careful about who I circle and what not.

And finally ...

13. Anything else you'd like to share?: I love the idea of this comm? ♥

Date: 2012-09-07 02:09 am (UTC)
thedreamer1985: (Default)
From: [personal profile] thedreamer1985
1. Hi! What's your name?: Amber
2. Are you D/deaf or hearing? Deaf
3. Whereabouts do you live?: Washington State
4. What sign language are you studying?: I am not, but i sign a mix of SEE & ASL i beleive its called prism?
5. How long have you been signing?: 25 years
6. Do you take classes, or teach yourself?: teachers taught me
7. Do you get to use sign in day-to-day life?: I wish i had more of them (i dont see my friends that often) but i do communicate with my husband with sign sometimes (i also can speak / lip read)
8. What do you like the most about sign language?: i love it can get creative! and meeting other people from another states to see what words they use for so and so... so interesting and so different!
9. What's your favourite sign?: *loss for words*
10. Outside of sign language, what other hobbies do you have? Any fandoms?: Knit, crochet, read, hanging out with friends, go outdoors & etc
11. Are you looking for other friends on DW/someone to practise sign with?: i am looking for DW friends! :-) (new to the site - i dont really know my way around)
12. If so, is there anything they should know upfront?: im pretty open, feel free to ask me anything
13. Anything else you'd like to share?: i cannot think of anything right now

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