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I Have Asmr

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    I Like To Watch People 'Fiddle'.

    This feeling started before I can even remember, but my earliest memory came from watching other people play tv games. I LOVE the sounds the buttons make, and also looking at the buttons they are pressing without knowing what's going on in the game sets of my tingles. There used...
    LoveUnity LoveUnity 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    And it is truly amazing :) Would love to

    connect with others who experience this as I do not personally know anyone who does and when I try to explain it to people they get this kind of "wow you're a weirdo" look on their face....maybe that's just the face people have when they talk to me though...I'm not sure
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31, 2014

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    ASMR In Dangerous Places!

    One of my earliest memories of ASMR were back in elementary school gym class when we had to climb this really long rope, probably about twenty feet high. When I would climb it the sound of the rope between my hands and its gritty texture made me dizzy and sent tingles down my...
    GabynotGabby GabynotGabby 16-17, F Aug 7, 2013

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    Always have had it. My earliest memory of it was

    when my friends in kindergarten would play with my hair. I also experienced it watching this one unboxing video of something that was not supposed to be ASMR. But the strongest memory of ASMR that I have is being in history class in 7th grade. I had a very sweet, soft-spoken...
    ghostofthesun ghostofthesun 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 1, 2015

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    I have had this weird obsession

    for as long as I can remember. When I go to the doctor I've always liked hearing the nurse's voice talking me through injections- even when I was afraid of needles I sometimes craved that voice saying things like, "It'll only hurt for a second," etc. Recently I get it when I...
    maizyjane maizyjane 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It helps me to sleep

    and to control anxiety. So relaxing. X_X
    SugarKaneFarrow SugarKaneFarrow 22-25, F Feb 3, 2015

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    I believe I do. . . I got this weird numbing,

    buzzing calming feeling I get sometimes. I was near my computer when it happened and decided maybe its a symptom of something I should be aware about and have had for years. So I googles "What is this weird numbing,buzzing feeling you get from something repetitive?". I found...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2014

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    I have recently discovered I've got an asmr

    response and think I always had one. for me the sound and sensation i love most is the feel and sound of dogs licking my face, hence why i like it so much, i know its gross to some people but its more the sound and sensation i like, i find it soothing. A lot of people think im...
    Zoodos Zoodos 31-35, M Dec 11, 2015

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    What a glorious day it was

    when I finally had a name for my addiction for certain noises. The further I dive into the subject, the more I can control that tingling sensation and can even induce it when only thinking about relaxing noises and scenarios. :) Anyway, it's sometimes hard to explain to non-ASMR...
    LunaInvicta LunaInvicta 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2014

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    I Think I Lost Mine

    Hello everyone, I happen, or at least used to be one of those who could trigger ASMR with merely my own will. I have been able to since I was very little, but never had a clue that this was abnormal until I met my girlfriend approximately 4 years ago. It has been triggered by...
    khaosklub khaosklub 22-25 3 Responses Sep 10, 2012

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    First time posting. I only recently came across

    the term ASMR recently on youtube. I believe I have a form of this, and glad to hear others do too! I thought for a long time I was some form of Psychic vampire! (also googled this term!). I seem to feel invigorated from people around me - almost feeding off their activities...
    legion36 legion36 36-40, M Jan 13, 2015

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    Back massages. Hair playing šŸ˜ head massages.

    Sharp pencil drawing long strokes on paper. Any sound of an engine or motor. Campfire. Helicopter hovering over my house. Hair dryer and box fans are my all time tingles šŸ˜šŸ˜šŸ˜šŸ˜ what are your?
    Casey2015 Casey2015 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2015

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    I've known about this

    for a long time, but in the last couple months I've been using it as a way to relieve stress. It's so useful for that, especially for an MBA student.
    JackMann JackMann 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    Just Found Out Today

    I've had ASMR my whole life, but I had no idea that it had a name or that anyone else had it too. I remember it from as early as preschool, when I always wanted to play doctor or hairstylist with my friends, but I always wanted to be the "patient" or "client" and never the...
    GBC3992 GBC3992 18-21 2 Responses Oct 29, 2012

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    Asmr Is Awesome

    I've had ASMR since I can even remember. I used to have a nanny and (I know this might seem weird) but when she would sweep the floor or clean windows, I would just get so fascinated with what I felt. I guess that because she was so gentle in the way she talked and the way she...
    RoseLolita RoseLolita 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 13, 2013

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    Well, I just found out about this a few days ago

    and have been wondering about it, for me personally, I love watching massage videos. Just the sound of someone talking quietly to the other while having the pleasure of being massaged gives me a feeling I never knew was a thing until then. I also really like watching TLCs My...
    SugarDoughnut SugarDoughnut 13-15, M Jul 20, 2015

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    My very 1st ASMR experience.

    ..I went to lay down-go to bed around 12pm-put on headphones with the Youtube video playlist I created playing..focused on the sounds and images came to mind-halfway inbetween asllep and awake it hit me...floating,buzzing--Inside the hivemind of the universe--focused on her...
    Anuangelseyes Anuangelseyes 36-40, M Jul 31, 2015

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    Me Too!!

    I heard a story about ASMR on NPR over the summer and started looking up videos. I didn't know that only some people had this, and I had no idea that there was an online community based on brain tingles. My main triggers are nails tapping, fizzy things like poprocks, and getting...
    StrangeDarkSecrets StrangeDarkSecrets 16-17, T 1 Response Dec 1, 2013

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    I am completely new to the term ASMR.

    I can recall neck to childhood that I LOVED the sound of my dad driving- he would hum and the sound of the blinker going off would lull me to sleep. I adore having my hair brushed. It's so intense. Finding out there is a community of others who experience the same sort of...
    Jlaugh Jlaugh 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 8, 2015

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    Domienixxx Domienixxx 26-30 Mar 27, 2015

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    My first ASMR experience was

    when I was very young- maybe around 4ish? A scene from my then favorite movie "Hook" gave me such intense tingles radiating throughout my scalp, it still happens today by just thinking of it! Here's the link to the scene on YouTube if you want to check it out (we all know to...
    PassionEarth9 PassionEarth9 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2015

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    One of my earlier experiences was in high school

    when we had spirit day were each grade wore a different color. I was in study hall with some other guys and a few girls came in that were in our grade and one of them started painting peoples faces our color (yellow) and I let her paint my face. She was a very beautiful girl and...
    Faptology Faptology 18-21, M Oct 30, 2015

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    Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response

    I've always been very sensitive but I did not know that there was a name for this sensation. My triggers are slow, accented, or unique speech patterns, experiencing a high empathetic or sympathetic reaction to an event, and enjoying a piece of art or music. The ASMR videos I...
    Azara Azara 31-35, F May 9, 2012

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    Asmr The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

    The good: The first time I remember getting this feeling was when a little boy was playing with my hair in Pre-K. Now, I'm 30 and I still get it. I especially enjoy lilliewhispers and queenofserene on youtube. Its nice to not have to wait months and months to have something...
    overagain overagain 31-35, F 6 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    It's one year today. Thanks to the ASMR

    experience, I could meet you. A very intense time... I love you.
    armacalle armacalle 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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    I recently discovered ASMR

    but looking back I think I've had it forever. For the past 2 years I've had heightened anxiety after my life was turned inside out following an accident. I do Yoga and tried using mindfulness to sleep. I put in gentle voice mindfulness in YouTube and it came up with UKASMR sleep...
    stuographer stuographer 36-40, M Oct 2, 2015

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    I'm pretty sure this is ASMR

    that I get. It's really intense for me, though. I watch this one particular YouTuber, and when I get into it, my lower back will arch uncontrollably. I'll usually end up laughing whilst it occurs. It's a weird sensation. Sometimes, after a while at my lower back, the sensation...
    UnknownMysteryOne UnknownMysteryOne 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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    Wow You Mean We Don't All Have This?!

    Well apparently not everyone gets that amazing feeling when they hear a softly spoken voice..for me it makes the hairs stand up on my skin and an intense tingly feeling run all up my spine and over the top of my head. It is a totally ecstatic state and im so happy to find out...
    kuronekko kuronekko 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    ASMR Explains So Much

    Until a week ago, I had no clue that this sensation I got from certain sounds, certain actions, and other events wasn't experienced by everyone. I didn't understand why whispering in my fiance's ear didn't make him melt, didn't make him react in any way at all the way that I...
    kup0p kup0p 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 16, 2013

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    Just Found Out What This Is Called

    It's incredible to know that other people have this sensation, I wasn't sure if everyone had it and just had no idea how to express what they were feeling or there was something wrong with me haha. I remember one of the first times i experienced this was when i was young and one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 18, 2011

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    Strangely enough, I think I'm addicted to asmr,

    haha. I haven't gone at least 2 days without watching asmr videos in about 5 years. Seriously, I'm so glad I found out about this. Who needs sleeping pills anymore?
    ghostofthesun ghostofthesun 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I discovered what was this tingling sensation

    when going on youtube and watching facial massages, or facial treatments videos. Sometimes make up videos as well. I was watching a video with Victoria Sprigg when the word "ASMR" appeared in the comment section. I wondered what it was about and searched the Internet. I was 16 y...
    AyanasSight AyanasSight 22-25, F 4 Responses May 21, 2014

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    I have asmr and have just made my first video.

    Quality is a bit less than what I would like but I am getting a new camera soon. Feel free to watch and show some support to my channel! Love you tinglers!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PSCBqLIjsc
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2014

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    What are everyone's favorite asmrtists I really

    enjoy gentle whispering, heather feather, starlight whisper, asmr requests, and whispersinbloom
    Shadowxkitten Shadowxkitten 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 3, 2014

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    Every time I try to explain to my friends the

    wonders of ASMR they give me weird looks. They just don't understand the awesomeness of it *_*
    Musiclife12 Musiclife12 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 19, 2015

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    My tingles are currently gone

    and I hate it. Lol I'm trying to get them back, but it's been difficult </3
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 18-21, F Aug 4, 2014

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    ASMR is the best. I've been trying to figure

    out what the tingles are forever. I've googled "good tingles" and all kinds of stuff. I finally searched for it on YouTube and discovered ASMR. Cranial nerve exams are my favorite. I also like palm readings. I have experienced it from listening to Shelton from big bang theory...
    Beccabug98 Beccabug98 16-17, F Mar 5, 2015

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    I have had this my whole life,

    and I seriously did not know that this was a legit thing until I was out of high school. I remember being soothed by the gentle sound of my teacher writing on the chalkboard, the sticky sounds of the tape when my teacher changed calendars, the sounds and sensations of getting...
    Eirene44 Eirene44 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2015

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    I love getting tinglesss :) it sucks

    that a lot of people don't know what ASMR and when they find out they either think it's weird or they can't even experience it!
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 18-21, F Jul 5, 2014

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    After seeing this abbreviation,

    I got curious. Naturally I looked it up. Holy hell am I shocked. I had no idea this was a sensation only some people felt! It's like the feeling when people blow on your neck to try to give you the chills, right? But it feels good! I get it when I see lemons, or even think of...
    mcshort6443 mcshort6443 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2014

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    I had no idea what ASMR was a few days ago,

    but I have always known that certain things give me that wonderful feeling. That fuzzy, melting, tingly feeling that sort of melts all over me. Watching Bob Ross paint. Watching TV chefs, especially Nigella Lawson or Ina Garten. Listening to NPR. But the biggest thing that...
    howie79 howie79 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 26, 2015

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    Does anyone ever have their asmr kick in at

    awkward times? I've had it kick up in job interviews, or while in office environments, to the point I zone out and can't hear the person talking to me, lol.
    hellyeahIwannatry hellyeahIwannatry 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 4, 2015

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    I just recently discovered ASMR.

    But I learned it is like a state of bliss and relaxation from certain triggers like rain, the soap of soap, soft voices, the wind, crafts, gentle how to's, you name it. I came across a video for sleep; never have I experienced such bliss. I'd always get tingles but not of fear...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2014

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    Does anyone else have no control

    when the feeling happens?
    lexiesempathy lexiesempathy 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2014

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    AMSR And Photic Sneeze Reflex ?

    Iā€™m still not quite convinced that AMSR is a real condition, but since I became aware of discussions surrounding it, it has made me think of several experiences I have had which are pretty close to what is being described. The first time I read about it was a Reddit posting...
    MartinHaegenheim MartinHaegenheim 36-40 2 Responses Jul 31, 2013

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