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 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: When people ask: Are you doing anything fun for the weekend?

Posted: 03 Dec 2022, 2:24 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 418


KitLily wrote:
JustFoundHere wrote:
Most often, I'm asked this question by like-minded people - who also want to pretty-much relax during weekends!


Wow! Where do you find these like-minded people? I don't know anyone similar to me.


I'm on a small-talk basis with these like minded people.

 Forum: WrongPlanet.net discussion   Topic: Formatting of statistical data on Internet forums.

Posted: 02 Dec 2022, 7:33 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 28


Lately, it's been noticed that more and more Internet forums would format numbers such as 650,400 as 650.4K. Has WP reassessed the formating of numbers? Speaking of statistical data, does WP have the total number of views for each of WPs 29 forums available? In individual discussion-threads, correla...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: TECH concerns, pet peeves, whys & why nots of TECH etc. etc.

Posted: 02 Dec 2022, 7:20 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 58


On all too many TECH appliances, controls are labeled with hard-to-read black print on black background layouts. Why have on/off controls on TECH. appliances become complicated? HELPFUL RESOURCES: - Book: "Dignity in a Digital Age: Making Tech Work for All of Us" https://www.goodreads.com/...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: AMC Pacer thread!

 Post subject: Re: AMC Pacer thread!
Posted: 02 Dec 2022, 7:03 pm 

Replies: 52
Views: 2,135


I remember these cars on the road from the 1970s - at first it was an intersting style, then the Pacer was viewed as almost comical - the AMC Gremlin was always laughably dorky.

Glad Wikipedia has a LINK on the AMC Pacer: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMC_Pacer

 Forum: In-Depth Adult Life Discussion   Topic: Time spans of evolution.

Posted: 02 Dec 2022, 6:37 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 5,856


How might the knowledge of evolution assist us in our everyday lives?

This book might be helpful:

The Evolving World: Evolution in Everyday Life - David Mindell
https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/ ... ving_World

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: When people ask: Are you doing anything fun for the weekend?

Posted: 02 Dec 2022, 6:16 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 418


Most often, I'm asked this question by like-minded people - who also want to pretty-much relax during weekends!

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Definition of "Neurodivergent"

Posted: 01 Dec 2022, 6:15 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 3,187


I voted on 'Only some mental disorders' option - even though I also considered the 'Not enough information/research to tell' option.

 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: The 1969 song 'In the Year 2525.'

Posted: 26 Nov 2022, 4:28 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 830


With all that has been happening in the world over the past few years, I've Increasingly found myself imagining my voice singing the opening lyrics of the song 'In the Year 2525.' I've even moved-up the time-line of 'In the Year 2525' by more than a couple of centuries....."in the year 2*25......

 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: Flash Fiction/Microfiction

Posted: 24 Nov 2022, 4:09 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 1,834


There is but 1 plot in all of literature: "Something changes, people react, conflict ensues." Six basic plots in literature is a notable guideline (STORY). Seventeen, and even thirty-six basic plots in literature are other notable guidelines. STORY: The Six Basic Plots and the Dramatic Cu...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: On 'Friendsgiving'

 Post subject: On 'Friendsgiving'
Posted: 23 Nov 2022, 4:46 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 190


Details on the growing tradition of 'FriendsGiving.'
https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-a ... ng-meaning

 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: Flash Fiction/Microfiction

Posted: 23 Nov 2022, 3:31 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 1,834


Bumping-up this discusison-thread - as this thread has a discusison on the Postmodern genre.

Author Kurt Vonnegut was a memorable author who proved that Postmodern works can achive ample popularity - a rarity for a genre which is often viewed as too intellectual to understand.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Aspie Writing Styles, grammar, flashbacks

Posted: 22 Nov 2022, 7:45 pm 

Replies: 32
Views: 1,731


To further contribute to a discussion forum considering the writing styles, grammar, etc. regarding the Autism Spectrum; Is there an ample interst in Postmodern literature? What are favorites in the genre of Postmodern literature? Enclosed is a link on Postmodern literature: https://en.wikipedia.org...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Aspie Writing Styles, grammar, flashbacks

Posted: 20 Nov 2022, 3:30 pm 

Replies: 32
Views: 1,731


Oh yes - I've been advised (even here on....WP) that my writing-style is too intellectual, wordy, and hence can be confusing to understand - this is common with the Autism Spectrum. We have to be our own harshest critic - a cathartic experience, in a way, opportunites to well..."free ourselves...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Aspie Writing Styles, grammar, flashbacks

Posted: 18 Nov 2022, 1:09 pm 

Replies: 32
Views: 1,731


Oh yes - I've been advised (even here on....WP) that my writing-style is too intellectual, wordy, and hence can be confusing to understand - this is common with the Autism Spectrum. We have to be our own harshest critic - a cathartic experience, in a way, opportunites to well..."free ourselves...

 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: Does any autistic person here like to read drama?

Posted: 17 Nov 2022, 6:54 pm 

Replies: 27
Views: 2,571


To best answer this question, I usually dislike drama which is popular amongst NTs. Once in awhile, a Drama story piques my interest. 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' is an example. I had seen the movie, read the book of the same name, and selectively viewed the movie again - a rather interesting exp...

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: The concern with "character growth" in popular fiction

Posted: 17 Nov 2022, 5:29 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 2,458


[Originally posted in the Writing forum, but as the examples I've used are from film and TV, I think it goes better here.] Lately, I've noticed a great deal of concern in online fiction discussion with character arcs and whether or not the protagonist "shows growth" over the course of the...
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