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 Forum: Kids' Crater   Topic: what's your favorite comic strip?

Posted: 06 Jun 2008, 11:51 am 

Replies: 10
Views: 1,784


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The Order of the Stick

It is a D&D parody

 Forum: Kids' Crater   Topic: Moshi Monsters

 Post subject: Moshi Monsters
Posted: 06 Jun 2008, 11:50 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 851


I just found these. They are friggen awesome! Like the digipet, only cuter. http://www.moshimonsters.com I adopted two. Grabber and AuroraNuit http://www.moshimonsters.com/monsters/kit000003 http://www.moshimonsters.com/monsters/kit0000033 Add me as friend please!

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Why is it that I always seem to do this to myself?

Posted: 04 Jun 2008, 11:33 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 819


BitterGeek wrote:
You're picking the wrong type of jobs. You need to find a job that plays up your strengths and your interests.


"snort giggle then outright laughs...." yes I am....


(and I am not laughing at you, I just found this statement wondrously hilarious)

 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Exams

Posted: 04 Jun 2008, 11:28 pm 

Replies: 97
Views: 8,396


I had a teacher that loves to take questions that he has explained explicitly in class (i.e. the way I have learned them) then place new criteria in them and twist them so far outside of the original problem that they are new questions.... My LD is this... I see the information for the original prob...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Clean Body

Posted: 04 Jun 2008, 11:10 pm 

Replies: 62
Views: 7,489


I am also one of the ones that will go forever without a shower if no one is around. But I live truely alone. I do just forget to brush my teeth. I have been trying to do better on this. I love pools and the ocean, but hate showers/baths.... maybe if I had a jacuzzi tub i'd like it better. I have a ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Why do people ask, "How are you doing?"?

Posted: 04 Jun 2008, 10:50 pm 

Replies: 59
Views: 8,661


OK to the OP.... I treat it like a greeting and respond in kind with out giving away true feelings (I lie) because normally I am at work when this happens.... though with customers I can go "I'm at work!" (implied... "WTF do you think?") with a stupid grin on my face and get them to laugh. to the cr...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: asperger and reward deficiency syndrome

Posted: 04 Jun 2008, 10:36 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 1,073


lol... start hobby learn enough to do it, then start new hobby..... hehehehehe lots of those around here....

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Has anyone with AS or NLD ever taken SCUBA diving lessons?

Posted: 03 Jun 2008, 9:48 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 1,943


I got scuba certified out in hawaii. I had two issues, one was I couldn't get myself stabilized (I would sink or float, there was no in between). The other was that out in hawaii the water looks so clear that the bottom looks only 5 feet away, then when you get in the bottom is actually about 40 fee...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Why is it that I always seem to do this to myself?

Posted: 03 Jun 2008, 10:52 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 819


Heh... I passed basic training.... only mine was called swab summer.... mine was 8 weeks.... Then had a seizure and was thrown out... but still.... I keep just keep finding myself jobs like this.... are there any jobs out there that don't require randomness when dealing with people?

 Forum: Parents' Discussion   Topic: Sports programs and me pulling my hair out. (aspy kid)

Posted: 03 Jun 2008, 10:19 am 

Replies: 24
Views: 2,596


OK..... I am going to try the teach gently request.... So while ignoring the emotions that the little girl's soccer story brings, I will put my "two cents in." The earplug/pain issue has already been addressed to a fair extent, so I am skipping that part. What I am surprised to see is that no one ha...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Jobs Can Help

Posted: 02 Jun 2008, 11:37 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 1,165


I've worked retail now for almost 4 years (two different stores) The OP has some very good points. Most retail stores will train you how to act towards customers. It also gives a high volume of "greeting" type conversations, So I have gotten fairly good at "hello how are you today?" lines. It takes ...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Why is it that I always seem to do this to myself?

Posted: 02 Jun 2008, 11:17 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 819


OK.... To begin with I've been working retail (clothing) for the past 2 years (almost) The only good part of this job is the merchandising of new product. Otherwise I have to deal with random irate customers, smile like I like them, clean up after idiots who throw things on the ground, and be on my ...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Funny things my teachers wrote about me as a child.

Posted: 02 Jun 2008, 10:02 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 1,146


I never got a file like this.... but my fifth grade english teacher gave me a copy of Jane Eyre for christmas and the inscription inside says "Always remember boldness must be tempered with compassion." I think I am going to take it along to my next psych appointment.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: If Aspies know their interests put people off....

Posted: 31 May 2008, 8:21 pm 

Replies: 53
Views: 4,190


We moved around a lot. I learned from meeting the different people at different schools that YES something is different about me, and that other people notice it when I speak. So I learned not to speak about anything that is remotely interesting to me to anyone that I ever want to speak to again, be...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Aspergers and gaming vs other interests

Posted: 29 May 2008, 7:50 pm 

Replies: 23
Views: 1,951


Yes, but what about the aspies whose main obsession requires them to read abnormal amounts of material, that has nothing to do with daily life.... like romance novels, or murder investigations, or the entire series of classifications of a specific type of animal..... The issue that arises with all o...
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