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Sober during outbreak..... Zoom

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Charlize

Many of us who attend in person AA meetings have found those meetings cancelled.  I posted this on the TGAA website this morning.  If you are interested in joining in please see the other post in this forum to find the connections.

 

Our online intergroup (OIAA) posted the following information:

"The website was getting 800 to 1,100 visitors a day. That began to increase dramatically a few days ago. Yesterday, there were 11,500 site visitors."
I know last night's speaker meeting had record attendance.  This may well just be the start. 
 
Tonight(Monday) we have a literature meeting at 7:00 eastern. We are reading "Emotional Sobriety Two”.   
You do not need a copy as we can share it on Zoom.
 
Be well and safe.  Hope you can join us.
 
Hugs,
Charlize
 
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Suzanne1

Good to know, in these times.

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VickySGV

Great idea, and I have had an invitation from a local Trans group that has gone Zoom.  At the minute though I have plenty of computer capability but NO WEB CAM to access them, and no cell phone smart enough to do it either.  Plus the fact that I rarely can find any one who knows how to use the hardware they have and speak properly for it.  I have a significant hearing loss which is in the ranges most of the Web Cam microphones pick up in, and then there are the beeps, ding dongs, tweet tweet tweets and some other sounds that come in just as someone makes a significant  point and I miss it.  Luckily I have my old fashioned phone list if I get in trouble, and hopefully the person I call has not given a cell phone number that drives me crazy.  I am not super worried with my 11.5 years, and my HRT totally destroyed any cravings I had but Sigh!! 

 

I have a web cam on order, but the delivery date keeps being pushed back, and it is  now due at the END of April. Double SIGH!!

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Timber Wolf

Hi Vicky,

A web cam is not actually necessary. I keep the phone cam t urned off as I'm at work during the meetings and have to be disguised as that other person (not wanting to be seen that way). Just so you know lack of a web cam does not disqualify you. You would still be welcomed!

 

Lots of love,

Timber Wolf 🐾

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VickySGV
2 hours ago, Timber Wolf said:

Just so you know lack of a web cam does not disqualify you.

 

In my case I do not have audio input either which puts me in listen only mode which is not much help, but thank you very much for the information. My telephone is the lowest level of intelligence and as I said, my hearing via the electronic devices is so bad that meetings become uncomfortable quickly.  Thank  you though.

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Charlize

Hopefully we will be through all this by the end of April but.........  Don't forget we'd love a visit back at the Sunday 9 eastern Discord chatroom.  TW and i make almost every Sunday and we have others dropping in as well.

I've been enjoying the available on line meetings.  There is wonderful sobriety from trans folks from all over the world.

 

Hugs,

 

Charlize

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VickySGV
1 hour ago, Charlize said:

 Don't forget we'd love a visit back at the Sunday 9 eastern Discord chatroom.

 

That is a high possibility for a few weeks here since my Chorus is on hiatus, probably until May as well.

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Charlize

It was great to have you join in Vicky.  Online meetings have become a big part of my "social" life now.  Between working the farm and added restrictions on outside activities,  i'm so happy to meet with other addicts 6 nights a week.

 

Hugs,

 

Charlize

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