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 Forum: School and College Life   Topic: Overqualified

 Post subject: Re: Overqualified
Posted: Yesterday, 6:10 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 7,531


What are some examples of people that got a lot of education and work at jobs that are unskilled? -They earned a PhD in Philosophy and ended up waiting/bussing tables in an off-Broadway restaurant. To elaborate, I have met a lot of people who happily earned their HASS degrees in the belief that the...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: manifestation techniques

Posted: Yesterday, 6:05 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 83


Does anyone on here know of any techniques that have helped you manifest your goals? The ones that worked for me: 1. Get good grades in high school. 2. Get good grades in college or university. 3. Get a job with a reputable company. 4. Work smarter, not (necessarily) harder. Through it all, stay ou...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Should we have established careers by late 20s/early 30s?

Posted: Yesterday, 5:58 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 271


Should we have established careers by late 20s/early 30s? Whether you like it or not, your career is established by your mid-thirties.  Whatever you have been doing up to then IS your career, be it a C-suite position or a job in telemarketing. There are exceptions, of course.  Some people may exper...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: The American Police State

Posted: Yesterday, 5:51 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 166


It would be worse under Trump, and even moreso under a Socialist state.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Do you like getting your hair washed at the hairdresser?

Posted: Yesterday, 5:49 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 194


When my hair was long (back when I still had hair), I would enjoy going to the beauty parlor with my wife to get my hair washed and trimmed.  The attendants would s-l-o-w-l-y massage my head, neck, and shoulders so well that I would sometimes fall asleep.  They would never use the electric clippers ...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: Majority of autistuc men dont have a girlfriend?

Posted: 08 Jul 2024, 7:38 pm 

Replies: 107
Views: 2,199


After high school, I had no trouble meeting women and getting dates.  The trouble I had was in getting dates after the first one.  Then it was a matter of learning how to mask my weirdness interact in 'normal' ways.

My wife and I have been together now for over 30 years.

 Forum: The Haven   Topic: What’s on your mind? The Haven version.

Posted: 08 Jul 2024, 7:35 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 352


God, wife, cat, family, and friends, in that order.

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: Why are some older single people portrayed as "weird"?

Posted: 08 Jul 2024, 7:33 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 242


chris1989 wrote:
Why are some older single people portrayed as "weird"?
Likely for whatever reason keeps them single.  Obsessive interests, for one; non-normative behavior, for another.

 Forum: WrongPlanet.net discussion   Topic: Search no longer works

 Post subject: Re: Search no longer works
Posted: 08 Jul 2024, 7:30 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 959


Search works for me, but I have to temporarily suspend Ghostery for it to return anything.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How do you guys handle misunderstandings with NTs?

Posted: 08 Jul 2024, 7:25 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 386


How do you guys handle misunderstandings with NTs? It depends. My Fault?  If it is, then I own up to it and offer to correct it.  If not, then my SOP is as follows: Factual Errors?  I try to be as factual as possible, while waiting for the NTs to admit their opinions are not facts.  Hell should fre...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Post a punchline

 Post subject: Re: Post a punchline
Posted: 07 Jul 2024, 6:55 am 

Replies: 55
Views: 2,123


". . . then I think I just ran over a nun!"

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: LEAKED EPSTEIN DOCS reveal TRUMP is WAY WORSE than you think

Posted: 07 Jul 2024, 12:37 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 175


This should come as a surprise to no one.

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: PPR GIFs, cartoons, jokes, funny pictures, etc.

Posted: 07 Jul 2024, 12:36 am 

Replies: 7,062
Views: 421,380


 
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 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: PPR GIFs, cartoons, jokes, funny pictures, etc.

Posted: 07 Jul 2024, 12:22 am 

Replies: 7,062
Views: 421,380


 
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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Store canned food

 Post subject: Re: Store canned food
Posted: 06 Jul 2024, 7:58 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 1,007


Stocking up is a good idea.  However, I have three recommendations: 1. Use the oldest canned goods first, or the ones with the nearest expiration date. 2. Store the canned goods in a cooler place than a garage -- such as a basement or interior closet in your home. 3. Use the canned goods as suppleme...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: What are you grateful for?

Posted: 06 Jul 2024, 7:54 pm 

Replies: 1,293
Views: 30,110


I am grateful the the Political Correctness Police have not taken over this website.

(Send a PM to me if you want to know which other "Aspie" website may be run by the PCP.)
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