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 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: TV Shows On DVD

Posted: 26 Nov 2005, 6:40 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 2,864

Wow, I wish I had your problem with money! I have to scrimp and save and ponder and weigh the pros and cons before buying even one DVD, let alone a box set, LOL.

As for TV, all I have are "Monk" Seasons 1 and 2. I have some anime series, too, and am hoping to get "Firefly" for Christmas.

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Flat Affect to Hyperemotionality

Posted: 26 Nov 2005, 6:37 am 

Replies: 19
Views: 4,163

That's really cute, in a strange way. Better than being ignored, I guess.

Heheh, yeah, I guess so. I thought it was funny, actually. They were pleased that they made me laugh. (Though it's really not too hard to do).

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: Signs Of Attraction

Posted: 25 Nov 2005, 5:44 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 5,300

I was about to make a post like this. I have two questions: 1. Do people send these signals out unconciously, or do they do it with the intent of conciously "flirting" and advertising their interest? 2. How can you tell if a guy is interested in you? Your description seems rather accurate for female...

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Flat Affect to Hyperemotionality

Posted: 25 Nov 2005, 5:40 pm 

Replies: 19
Views: 4,163

Most of the time I have no expression (flat affect, I guess). My coworkers poked fun at me for it, once. Saying things like "I'm Michelle, and I'm sad" : | "I'm Michelle, and I'm depressed" : | "I'm Michelle, and I'm really really excited" : | . Sometimes I get expressions on my face that I am not a...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: She cleaned it!! !

Posted: 21 Nov 2005, 7:53 am 

Replies: 31
Views: 3,076

I had a lock put on the inside myself that only I knew how to undo properly. Not a key lock, more like one of those slidey locks. I came home from school and found my door busted upon and the lock on the floor. That's something my family would do, I imagine. We all have those cheap button-type lock...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: What do we call Aspies who "Come Out"?

Posted: 21 Nov 2005, 6:25 am 

Replies: 38
Views: 2,903

How did "coming out of the clauset" become a meaning for announcing homosexuality? A clauset is a piece of furniture,and homosexuality is part of a living being,not a good match is it? Maybe I'm reading too much into it, but I always thought it was based upon that silly game teenagers play where tw...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: She cleaned it!! !

Posted: 20 Nov 2005, 7:25 am 

Replies: 31
Views: 3,076

Have you tried explaining to your mom how it makes you feel when she does that? Yes. She knows it upsets me. That's why she threatened to do it in order to get me to clean. She said she wanted to clean my room. I told her no. She said she wanted to help me clean, and I told her we could do that, bu...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: She cleaned it!! !

Posted: 19 Nov 2005, 11:12 pm 

Replies: 31
Views: 3,076

It just really throws me off and confuses me. It doesn't feel like my room anymore. If she had done it while I was there atleast I would have seen it happen, and would also know where she moved things to. Also, she threatened to clean it if I didn't do what she asked me to do. I did what she asked m...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: She cleaned it!! !

 Post subject: She cleaned it!! !
Posted: 19 Nov 2005, 10:55 pm 

Replies: 31
Views: 3,076

My mother cleaned my room. Granted, it has been in need of a cleaning, but we agreed that if I just took care of a couple parts of it this morning before work it'd be enough for now. So I did. I don't know if it wasn't to her satisfaction, or what, but my mother came in and cleaned my room while I w...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Autisum movies!

Posted: 16 Nov 2005, 7:07 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 1,987

noticed I accidentaly had spelled autisim wrong. I had spelled autisum True spelling is autisim Actually, it's "autism." Mozart and the Whale is about adults with Asperger's who fall in love. It was supposed to be in theaters by now but it seems to be delayed. It's floating around on bittorrent but...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Do you like magazines

Posted: 16 Nov 2005, 11:53 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 1,195

My family never got any magazines when I was a kid, so when I first encountered one in a physician's office I was completely befuddled. I didn't know how to find any of the articles, and was not clear on whether or not I should be reading it cover to cover or a bit at a time. I still have trouble wi...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: This is an odd question, but...

Posted: 16 Nov 2005, 7:03 am 

Replies: 30
Views: 2,782

It's like a different way of experiencing the world. Well, it is a different way of experiencing the world. Many times I have been told I have a "unique" or "special" way of viewing things. I can be fascinated by the smallest things, as an example, light reflecting off of water. Simple things can al...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: is this odd?

Posted: 10 Nov 2005, 7:55 am 

Replies: 44
Views: 3,699

wow - I had just posted a question about driving on the Teen Forum. My son got his permit easily - aced the test. But after taking road lessons, is nowhere near being able to drive. He's 18. He's very anxious about the whole thing and isn't really sure if he will ever get his license. He didn't lik...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Language Processing: How autistics process language

Posted: 09 Nov 2005, 9:54 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 1,788

Text is easier for me to concieve/make sense of than spoken language, actually. The form of the words and the sounds are one, for me. Sometimes meaning matters, sometimes I get caught up on what looks and sounds interesting (for example, I love alliteration). Spoken language, on the other hand, ther...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Seeing conversations

Posted: 09 Nov 2005, 9:52 am 

Replies: 12
Views: 1,275

Not sure if it's exactly as you say (I don't "see" words literally) but when hearing them I often picture them and see how they're spelled. For example, if someone spells their name differently than how I had expected, it surprises me greatly because it changes the whole "sound/image" for me.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Female Geeks

Posted: 07 Nov 2005, 3:34 pm 

Replies: 53
Views: 4,615

I submit for your approval: The Nerd, Geek, or Dork Test I got: Outcast Genius 73 % Nerd, 60% Geek, 60% Dork For The Record: A Nerd is someone who is passionate about learning/being smart/academia. A Geek is someone who is passionate about...
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