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 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Gang of Four guitarist Andy Gill died Saturday

Posted: 03 Feb 2020, 3:12 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 106


I've just been informed about that. So many of my favourite artists are going away. That's sad.

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: What's Up With Betelgeuse?

Posted: 23 Jan 2020, 10:10 am 

Replies: 62
Views: 1,444


First with regards to the possibility of a supernova. If it happens, it could take hundreds to millions of years. Bear in mind our Sun is said to have been once much brighter than it is now and it's still there. Therefore, this is the first reason why people shouldn't go running with their heads in ...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Feeling sorry (or not) for dying quasi-enemies

Posted: 23 Jan 2020, 9:41 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 542


I am not the one who'll tell what other people should do, say or think. Me, I have no sympathy for bastards whoever they are, and I'll feel happy when they go down. If they die in excruciating pain, so much the better. There's no one who'll have a valid argument stating that I should empathise with ...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Gatorade or Powerade

 Post subject: Re: Gatorade or Powerade
Posted: 09 Jan 2020, 4:38 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 120


The aforementioned beverages contain high levels of sodium, which can be harmful if abused. Therefore, I hardly drink them. It's been eighteen months since I last drank any "Ades". Gatorade is the one I like best among those two but any of the "clone" brands are fine by me (as lo...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Does every Asperger have a Savant ability?

Posted: 09 Jan 2020, 4:32 pm 

Replies: 20
Views: 388


Short answer: no.
Long answer: though I have skills some say are impressive, I'm no savant. I have dyscalculia as well, which is most severe I'm afraid.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Autism Spectrum /keeping records e.g., weather conditions.

Posted: 20 Dec 2019, 4:27 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 273


I keep lorry-loads of lists, spreadsheets, text documents of every kind. Some of them date from a long time ago. However, none of those documents is well organised. I simply can't be accurate and organised, I mean, I'm really incapable of. Also, I get sidetracked very easily. While I'm writing about...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Holes With Jeans In Them.

Posted: 20 Dec 2019, 4:17 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 186


Borromeo wrote:
When I see it I think about the sweatshop trade that's being kept up


That springs to my mind no matter what kind of clothing one is wearing.

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Holes With Jeans In Them.

Posted: 20 Dec 2019, 3:35 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 186


Mountain Goat wrote:
Not sure if it is just me, but when I see young adults going round with holes in their jeans, I want to give them a needle and thread and a patch so they can mend them.


Me, when I see that I think about sex.

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: List of American English vs British English words

Posted: 20 Dec 2019, 2:52 pm 

Replies: 102
Views: 1,249


To Slug - To Poke (one's privates) If you said you'd slugged someone I'd think you'd punched them. Hi. I think this one depends on the region. I'm certain I've heard that expression with that exact connotation. The girl asked the guy to "stop slugging her". They were kissing, and somethin...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: List of American English vs British English words

Posted: 20 Dec 2019, 2:13 pm 

Replies: 102
Views: 1,249


I'm not a native English speaker, so I expect to be wrong about some/many of these expressions. UK - US ------------- Ace - Awesome, great Arse-to-face - Reversed Baccy - Cigarette, tobacco Belted - Beaten up Bird - Chick (girl) Black [Scotland] - "very much" ("black awful" = ver...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: Thinking it’s time to give up

Posted: 19 Dec 2019, 9:48 am 

Replies: 114
Views: 3,311


Marknis wrote:
I feel like maybe I should just give up on wanting love in my life now.


If I can make any suggestions, that's exactly what you should do. Forget about love and focus on improving yourself and your life. Don't look for love any more. Shake the idea of love off your mind.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Is it possible to have average/high iq and poor memory?

Posted: 18 Dec 2019, 12:18 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 506


Spede wrote:
Is it possible to have average or high iq and a poor working memory at The same Time?


I have a very high IQ and poor memory, most especially short-term memory. It's always been like this.

 Forum: Adult Autism Issues   Topic: Are you a pushover?

 Post subject: Re: Are you a pushover?
Posted: 04 Dec 2019, 12:26 pm 

Replies: 18
Views: 217


SharonB wrote:
My question is how much is personality, how much is childhood emotional abuse, how much is AS?


Exactly the same here.

 Forum: In-Depth Adult Life Discussion   Topic: does anyone else with a.s. feel that life has been a waste?

Posted: 02 Dec 2019, 12:07 pm 

Replies: 83
Views: 3,072


Short answer: yes.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Eccentricity vs Aspergers

Posted: 29 Nov 2019, 8:09 am 

Replies: 48
Views: 4,121


If you succeed - under societal terms - you're an eccentric and a champion.
If you don't, you're mentally ill.

That's how the story goes.

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: What impresses you in the billionaires?

Posted: 21 Nov 2019, 10:22 am 

Replies: 28
Views: 649


It really depends who the billionaires in question would be but I don't have any particular fondness for wealthy and famous people in general. I am averse to cults of personality. Do they have money? That's good for them. That's all I think. Now, I have to say there must be something very wrong with...
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