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 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Anyone here into LaTeX?

Posted: 01 Jun 2014, 4:27 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 1,940

I spent twenty years working in the printing industry, originally the typesetters used Densi or Cora but eventually everything switched to Postscript and WYSIWYG screens. LaTeX makes me feel right at home.

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Favorite Actors and Actresses

Posted: 01 Jun 2014, 4:22 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 2,018

Actors, Robert De Niro and Robin Williams, I've never seen a bad movie with either of those two in it.

Actresses, Sigourney Weaver for her acting ability and Marg Helgenberger for her looks.

Director - Michael Mann, I have every movie he's ever directed.

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Favorite Musicals, Theatre and/or Opera

Posted: 01 Jun 2014, 4:17 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 1,190

Favorite musical is 'Paint Your Wagon', with 'Fiddler on the Roof' a very close second. As for my favorite opera it takes a lot to beat Bizet's 'The Pearl Fishers'

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Whats Your mental age? ( test )

Posted: 31 May 2014, 4:53 pm 

Replies: 31
Views: 2,139

Mental age 39, actual age 55 :D

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Research volunteers needed - Autism and Gender Identity

Posted: 31 May 2014, 4:44 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 1,309

Done, good luck with the project.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Autism and Morality

Posted: 31 May 2014, 9:07 am 

Replies: 40
Views: 2,935

This is something that has puzzled me for some time. Like you I have a very strong sense of morality and I can't understand these tales of people who commit crimes and then use their AS as an excuse.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: What is "depression"?

Posted: 31 May 2014, 9:05 am 

Replies: 29
Views: 1,460

"Depression is a state of mind caused by a sense of loss", well, that's the definition I was given by a psychiatrist a long time ago because he knew that I wanted to fight my depression using my intelligence and my ability to think. So, if you're feeling depressed then one way to keep it under contr...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Horrible girlfriend.

Posted: 31 May 2014, 8:57 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 997

Stuff like this happens. I've had a girlfriend who decided to drive me crazy "because it seemed like fun" and a wife who decided that bullying me and insulting me was the best way to turn me from an aspie into an NT. I still haven't lost my faith in the fairer sex though because there are good times...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Psychologist vs Social Worker what's the difference

Posted: 29 May 2014, 4:08 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 516

An old joke, what's the difference between a psychiatrist, a psychologist and a psychotic?

Psychologists build castles in the air, psychotics live in them and psychiatrists collect the rent :D

This is what happens when you have a psychiatrist with a sense of humor.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Hand shaking is so stupid

Posted: 29 May 2014, 4:04 pm 

Replies: 43
Views: 2,743

Add me to the list of people who finds handshaking weird, especially weird when you meet this person on a regular basis. I can understand a handshake when meeting someone for the first time but in Eastern Europe you might find yourself shaking someone's hand once a day, every day as they come in thr...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Motivating my boyfriend to get a job!!

Posted: 29 May 2014, 3:54 pm 

Replies: 27
Views: 1,235

1) Hide the controllers for the Playstation until he gets off his ass. 2) No job hunting - no sex :lol: Lots of people have some time off after graduation including me but the idea here is to broaden the mind rather than waste time in front of a TV playing games. Your boyfriend therefore needs a lar...

 Forum: discussion   Topic: This user scares me.

Posted: 28 May 2014, 5:00 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 659

Agreed, this is someone with issues and one of the moderators needs a quiet word in his ear.

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: I once heard that the mission of Apollo 13 was the b success

Posted: 28 May 2014, 4:56 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 501

Define 'success' Here's one theory I heard. Apollo 11 was a media spectacular and a large chunk of the world was watching. Apollo 12 started off OK but once the American public discovered that it would be more of the same they switched off in their thousands. So, NASA decided to do something on Apol...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: apartment dwellers

Posted: 28 May 2014, 4:43 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 498

Wrong car, yes, wrong office, once, but never the wrong apartment.

Then again I once drove into town and took the bus back. I only realized that something was wrong when I got back home and the car wasn't parked outside.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How many of you have tried meditation?

Posted: 28 May 2014, 4:37 pm 

Replies: 20
Views: 2,046

I'm another WP member with an Eastern outlook on life, including regular meditation. It's kept me sane.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: "We retards need to stick together."

Posted: 28 May 2014, 4:34 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 1,399

Sorry but anyone who calls me a retard is going to get punched.

More than once.
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