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    I was born with auditory-tactile synesthesia and hearing-motion synesthesia. If you have any questions, then I will be happy to answer them.
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    How much of a nuisance is it or are you happy about it?
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    (Original post by BlueIsTheNewRed)
    Have you always had them? And how much of a nuisance is it or are you happy about it?
    Hi there, and I've had it since I was born. It wasn't a nuisance, but people thought I was weird that I could hear motion. I didn't know myself at first that this was an actual thing. I thought everyone had it.
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    What are these 2 conditions and how do they affect you in everyday life?
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Hi there, and I've had it since I was born. It wasn't a nuisance, but people thought I was weird that I could hear motion. I didn't know myself at first that this was an actual thing. I thought everyone had it.
    When and how did you find out? And has it affected you at school/work (in terms of learning and social life)?
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    (Original post by Infamous*)
    What are these 2 conditions and how do they affect you in everyday life?
    Auditory-tactile synesthesia is basically when certain sounds make me feel a tingle without actually being touched. E.g. When I hear a certain sound, a tingle happens in a certain part of the body. This has been compared to ASMR. I'm not sure how else to explain it.

    Hearing-motion synesthesia is basically self explanatory; I can hear motions. This is difficult to explain, but when I see something move, I can hear it, if that makes sense.
    Here is a video explaining it; the guy is me in this case
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stwzvpnnlqA
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    (Original post by BlueIsTheNewRed)
    When and how did you find out? And has it affected you at school/work (in terms of learning and social life)?
    I found out about auditory-tactile synesthesia from my doctors, and recently discovered I had hearing-motion synesthesia. I did not know hearing-motion synesthesia was an actual thing, and I kept thinking that everyone hears motion. It hasn't affected my school life. Only a few times I have said something like "I like the sound the gif is making" and my friends said that it's a silent gif/not making any sound.
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    Wait but then is what you hear in the gif exactly the same as in the original clip with sound?
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    (Original post by z33)
    Wait but then is what you hear in the gif exactly the same as in the original clip with sound?
    This video explains it:



    and no, like if I saw a gif such as this (or see any type of motion), I can hear it


    Here is a video where I can clearly hear the motion:
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Here is a video where I can clearly hear the motion:
    That... is so cool *___*
    Congrats on your superpower
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    That... is so cool *___*
    Congrats on your superpower
    Lol thanks!
    I find it weird though telling people about it. "I can.. hear motions".
    Other person: "wut".
    I'd rather not people knowing who I am here hence why I'm on anonymous, don't want people knowing I have synesthesia.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Lol thanks!
    I find it weird though telling people about it. "I can.. hear motions".
    Other person: "wut".
    I'd rather not people knowing who I am here hence why I'm on anonymous, don't want people knowing I have synesthesia.
    np!
    ahaha yeah I'm sure it's kinda strange but people get used to it real quick :3 though a LOT of questions would be asked x_x
    That's so cool tho! Flaunt it gurrrrrrrrrl or guyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy or whateverrrrrrrrr *__*
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Lol thanks!
    I find it weird though telling people about it. "I can.. hear motions".
    Other person: "wut".
    I'd rather not people knowing who I am here hence why I'm on anonymous, don't want people knowing I have synesthesia.
    I think it's really cool!
    I watched a Hank Green video about it once. Very informative.

    Apparently some people can see numbers and hear colours. Pretty facisnating stuff!
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    (Original post by z33)
    np!
    ahaha yeah I'm sure it's kinda strange but people get used to it real quick :3 though a LOT of questions would be asked x_x
    That's so cool tho! Flaunt it gurrrrrrrrrl or guyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy or whateverrrrrrrrr *__*
    Lmaoo trust me.
    Yes exactly, I don't want to be known as the user with synesthesia. :rofl:
    Thanks again.
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    (Original post by StrawbAri)
    I think it's really cool!
    I watched a Hank Green video about it once. Very informative.

    Apparently some people can see numbers and hear colours. Pretty facisnating stuff!
    I haven't seen his video about it, I shall though.

    Yes that's true! In my case, my touch/sight/sound senses are mixed.
 
 
 
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