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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: WHAT ABOUT LANGUAGE?

Posted: 02 May 2011, 12:09 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 2,796

I began speaking at the average age, I believe. I enjoy studying all languages, including my native tongue. Learning languages has always come easily to me, I think this is due to my mimicry skills (I have a lot of practice studying others to know how to behave appropriately, language is just one mo...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Not caring

Posted: 13 Mar 2011, 6:15 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 1,600

I have had this problem as long as I can remember...I have things I am interested in and want to WANT to do, but I can't seem to motivate myself to do or to even care in any measurable way.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: I have a high pain tolerance, no one believes me

Posted: 21 Feb 2011, 9:00 pm 

Replies: 46
Views: 8,637

I have a pretty high pain threshold as well. Along with that, I also do not bruise our bleed easily (blood draws take a ridiculous amount of time with me because I seem to flow slowly), so when I am hurt, there is usually no physical evidence to support me...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Any tips on how to avoid smiling at inappropriate times...?

Posted: 15 Feb 2011, 4:48 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 4,485

I am not much of a smiler, don't really show emotion most of the time, but I have a tendency to smile at inappropriate times, ie someone is telling me something sad. I am not smiling becauseI find the situation funny by any means, I don't really know what is behind the smile. I have to put a LOT of ...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: What smart phone do you have?

Posted: 16 Dec 2010, 12:58 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 1,164

I have the Droid X. I would like to have an iphone, but the carrier doesn't have decent service in my area.

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: What is your favourite Christmas/winter holiday movie?

Posted: 13 Dec 2010, 12:53 am 

Replies: 23
Views: 2,029

Avengilante wrote:
Its a toss up between Die Hard and Lethal Weapon.

Die Hard hadn't occurred to me as an option, but it was recently pointed out to me that it is a minor tradition in my house to watch it after having decorated the tree. So, it belongs on my list as well. :) yippe ki yay!

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Saddest TV death?

Posted: 13 Dec 2010, 12:48 am 

Replies: 36
Views: 6,255

LeeAnderson wrote:
Well yes it was sad. I cried, but I cried for Wilson, not Amber. Wilson didn't deserve that.

You're right, Wilson is what made the scene sad for me as well.

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Saddest TV death?

 Post subject: Re: Saddest TV death?
Posted: 12 Dec 2010, 8:24 pm 

Replies: 36
Views: 6,255

I'd have to say Lawrence Kutner from House. I really liked Kutner. And even though I knew it was coming, that episode was still so sad. What was your saddest TV death? Kutner's death was sad, but Amber's (cut throat b***h's) death was incredibly poignant (even though I didn't care for her). The las...

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: What is your favourite Christmas/winter holiday movie?

Posted: 09 Dec 2010, 5:12 pm 

Replies: 23
Views: 2,029

Scrooge (starring Alastair Sim), I watch it every year.

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: Friendship Board - Age 19 Onwards

Posted: 08 Dec 2010, 9:41 pm 

Replies: 1,129
Views: 564,115

Age: 29 location: NW U.S. Music: fairly eclectic, no specific genres, though I dislike most country music Hobbies: watching movies, traveling, hiking/camping Favorite shows: House, Lie to Me, Bones, Big Bang Theory Books: mostly non fiction, focusing on science and history Main interests: languages,...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: Wearing sunglasses

Posted: 08 Dec 2010, 10:31 am 

Replies: 20
Views: 3,889

Nambo wrote:
Its like people who wear hoodies up whilst inside stores, you know they are up to no good and so are trying to hide thier appearance.

I often wear my hood on when in stores, just a way to isolate myself within a crowd...

 Forum: Bipolar, Tourettes, Schizophrenia, and other Psychological Conditions   Topic: First visit with a psychiatrist

Posted: 30 Nov 2010, 4:05 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 7,108

Just left my first visit, seemed very basic. He asked why I was there (depression), then just went into patient history questions (lot of these). Then for some reason he felt the need to go into a spiel of the anthropological and genetic roots of depression (didn't particularly care, but whatever :r...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: What kind of cel phone do you have?

Posted: 30 Nov 2010, 10:06 am 

Replies: 48
Views: 4,661

droid x

 Forum: Bipolar, Tourettes, Schizophrenia, and other Psychological Conditions   Topic: Do you always hear when someone talks to you?

Posted: 28 Nov 2010, 7:43 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 10,814

I don't have a problem HEARING a person talking to me, but I often have difficulty taking in what is being said...I hear them speaking, but can't make out the words. I'm guessing it is an attention issue or an auditory processing issue, I'm not sure.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Reactions to Light

Posted: 18 Nov 2010, 11:09 pm 

Replies: 25
Views: 2,508

Bright light gives me an almost instantaneous headache, though the headaches generally subside as soon as I leave the light. When watching tv, I have to have other lights sources on to even out the brightness, just the tv on is too much. Fortunately, I live in the Pacific NW, the sun doesn't show it...
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