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 Forum: In-Depth Adult Life Discussion   Topic: People my own age seem to be way older than me.

Posted: 30 Jul 2008, 7:51 pm 

Replies: 36
Views: 8,431


I'm quite a bit younger and I also feel similarly. Most of the people I hang with at college have their own places, live away from home, work, study, et all, yet I can barely juggle exercise, 12 credits, and a part time job. I wish I could get my stuff together like they do. Also, due to my inexper...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: anyone else on Buspar?

Posted: 30 Jul 2008, 7:03 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 1,006


I took it for a brief time a few years ago. It nipped the anxiety nicely, but I had to take it at bedtime. Once I took it with breakfast and had to guzzle coffee to stay awake at work. Only happened once!

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How Bullying Is Overblown: The Flaws Of The Disadvocates

Posted: 30 Jul 2008, 6:54 pm 

Replies: 47
Views: 5,984


But it really isn't an issue. ...At this point, many would argue for reform, but I wish to hear something that is not labyrinthine in explanation, a simple yet profound argument. Ok. Are these simple enough? Being a bully is bad for your health: study Bullies, victims more likely to consider suicide

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Are Aspies Superior?: A multi-faceted discussion

Posted: 30 Jul 2008, 6:40 pm 

Replies: 117
Views: 11,784


This machine-like obsessive knowledge of information and the gathering of it is the primary talent of the current Aspie, only the data is restricted to a single subject. There are exceptions with Gates, Einstein, and Jefferson, but they were rare exceptions. There is nothing that convinces me that ...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: I think it's time to order millions of androids from Japan

Posted: 30 Jul 2008, 5:49 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 740


qaliqo wrote:
Who could resist a cute little thing asking hardball questions?


Well, it worked for Connie Chung, not so much for Katie Couric.

I don't know if replacing the current robots with androids would be an improvement, but it shouldn't get any worse.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How Do You React To Criticism?

Posted: 30 Jul 2008, 5:44 pm 

Replies: 20
Views: 2,071


It depends on how it's presented. A logical explanation is easy to work with. A threat based on untrue assertions tees me off. I can handle a criticism between below that extreme, but for the threat I end up demanding an explanation. I never get one, just more threats. The best answer for those is t...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Simply can not find a job.

Posted: 30 Jul 2008, 5:36 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 2,038


The resume can use a little work. I reformatted it a bit for your review. I spelled all city and state names and fleshed out the summaries and skills. The phone numbers aren't needed on a resume. They'll go on the job application. I keep my contact data on a separate sheet. I also listed the jobs fr...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Bees join hunt for serial killers

Posted: 30 Jul 2008, 2:31 pm 

Replies: 15
Views: 1,367


This gives a new meaning to "sting operation". :oops:

Wasn't this or something similar on an episode of Numb3rs?

 Forum: The Haven   Topic: my ship is sinking

Posted: 30 Jul 2008, 2:27 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 1,370


Heck, yeah. Sometimes it feels like everything is closing in on you at once. Sleep is good, like punching your reset button. If you're not sleeping well, I've had good results with taking melatonin before bedtime. Don't worry about posting too many problems. That's what this site is all about. Besid...

 Forum: The Haven   Topic: My church has been Columbined.

Posted: 30 Jul 2008, 11:03 am 

Replies: 76
Views: 5,208


MissPickwickian has already asked that we don't turn this into a political argument, guys. The gun-control argument can be done in another thread. Let's leave this thread to help her cope with losing her friends, ok?

 Forum: The Haven   Topic: Encounter with the Police: Much Better than I Excepcted

Posted: 30 Jul 2008, 10:49 am 

Replies: 15
Views: 1,986


Police have to ask about possible drug or alcohol use in any arrest for a disturbance. If you were stoned, you would need a few hours in lockup to recover. The way you sounded was a little rattled, which is expected in this case. You didn't smart off at anyone and you gave clear, intelligent answers...

 Forum: Health, Fitness, and Sports   Topic: What classes can i take to improve my motor skills?

Posted: 29 Jul 2008, 7:27 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 1,378


I don't know if you have restrictions on certain types of activities, but martial arts works for some people on here. Maybe you could try tennis, bowling, ping-pong, basketball, cycling, or swimming.

 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: I have completed my latest novel...

Posted: 29 Jul 2008, 7:04 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 945


Congratulations! May the public be generous with its praise. Its money, too. :D

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Is 2012 gonna be the end of the world?

Posted: 29 Jul 2008, 6:48 pm 

Replies: 55
Views: 7,082


It seems from so many indepandant sources, from the ancient myans, to merlin, to nostradamus, to an finacial data web crawler, there is going to be cataclymic event in 2012 thougths. I thought that, in the 90s, those same sources were cited for the end of the world in 2000. Maybe I'm wrong. I didn'...

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: The Dark Knight (no spoilers please)

Posted: 29 Jul 2008, 5:32 pm 

Replies: 72
Views: 6,057


I saw "The Dark Knight" yesterday and was impressed. I went to an early afternoon (1:50 pm) matinee and there were less than 15 people there. If you're afraid of heights, be prepared to gasp HARD and often. Heath Ledger did a great job as the Joker, but I liked Jack Nicholson just as much. The makeu...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: List combos of any two items that would freak out a cashier

Posted: 29 Jul 2008, 3:30 pm 

Replies: 383
Views: 28,975


digger1 wrote:
Handcuffs and KY.


My first thought was "why handcuffs and Kentucky"? Then I got it. :oops:

200 feet of clothesline and a pack of bandanas.
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