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I Have Perfect Pitch

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    I was told by my piano teacher at age five

    (well, he actually told my mother because I had no idea what that meant) that I had perfect pitch. I wouldn't rediscover that until I joined my middle school choir and got into the advanced group in 7th grade. I started to realize then that I had a much better ear than most, and...
    punicorn punicorn 13-15, F Feb 24

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    I Think I Have Perfect Pitch

    I think i have perfect pitch because i can hum songs in my head that are in key of the original. I remember waking up one day and humming strauss' also sprach zarathustra and then checking it against a piano to see if I was right. But while I can hum something in key, I cant...
    Igneous01 Igneous01 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 8, 2011

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    Perfect Pitch And Perception

    do any of you have synesthesia - perception of other sense modalities at the same time? eg, hear a note, see a colour? Do any of you have autism or aspergers?
    catie42 catie42 26-30, F Oct 10, 2013

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    A Few Draw Backs

    People always think perfect pitch is a blessing.To some extent it is,but not always.Like sometimes,when I hear some one singing out of tune,or playing an out of tune instrument,I am affected terribly.I don't think anyone else notices as much,except for people like me with perfect...
    PantherShadow PantherShadow 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    My Perfect Pitch Story

    My story is much like Peter's.  I didn't know there was anything unusual.. but my dad would get mad at me when I kept telling him he was whistling in the wrong key. I remember my dad didn't believe me when I told him his record player was slower than mine.  (My parents...
    zappythek zappythek 41-45, M 4 Responses May 14, 2008

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    I've been told this ever

    since my junior year of high school. That was the year I decided to join my school's choir. There was an foreign exchange student from Taiwan in the choir who could name a note simply by hearing it. Everyone was so impressed by it and I wondered why because I could do it too...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    That gives me the opportunity into choir, got into the Alto-2 section, is a challenge to my normal talking pitch. I'll make it through this 4 years that I can try to sing in a low...
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    I have had this feeling all of my life just simple things to start with such as I just knew that a car was coming around the corner (living in the mountains of Kentucky on one-lane...
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    Yes Dear, I accept the fact that I'm not perfect. Let's discuss it, shall we? I wake up at 5am to ensure that our middle school 2 girls get up on time, eat something quickly...
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    No one is perfect... that's why pencils have erasers. When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target. It is said that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice...
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    Cliche sentence right? It's true though none is actually perfect. The thing is you have to try to get as close as you can to be perfect. That way you just have to be your perfect...
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    Perfection is over rated.Imperfections make life more exciting just knowing that being perfect is beyond the greatest of expectations.I am and will never be perfect!
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    I was once told "No one is perfect. If they are perfect, then they are (poof) gone. Because perfection does not exist." I still remember it until today. And forever will.
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    I'm not perfect ,Your not perfect ,nobody is perfect !!! ....... Deal with it
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    Sometimes I have heard "You are perfect". I just have to laugh everytime I hear that because I consider myself far from perfect.I think we all are perfectly umperfect :)
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    My goal: to be the person I want to be with in more ways then one... With this in mind I find myself getting anxiety from a place of self perfectionism, but then I take a step...
    OhGK OhGK 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I am not perfect... I do things that I should not do... I say things to people that I should not say to hurt them... And I know that a lot people in the world that is not perfect
    lovewhatweneed lovewhatweneed 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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