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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Twitter autistics-self obssessed super stars syndrome

Posted: 03 Apr 2014, 10:46 am 

Replies: 42
Views: 1,668


Ive come across enough trolls and stalkers on YouTube I have to chase off I dont want ones from Twitter and Facebook on me as well! I don't believe we are talking about trolls but people who are NT's but believe they are Aspie because they think being an aspie makes one special, smart, and hip. Als...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: not seeing things right in front of you

Posted: 03 Apr 2014, 10:38 am 

Replies: 23
Views: 2,365


You people have been describing what happens to me all the time. I often do not notice an item that has been there for years. This example is a variation of what we have been talking about. There is a fixture with two switches. One turns one light outside, the other switch turns on a light inside. T...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Difference between Introverted NT and ASD

Posted: 03 Apr 2014, 9:53 am 

Replies: 33
Views: 2,864


Before I knew I was autistic I thought my issues were strong introversion and took several introversion courses and read articles. All of them defined introversion as becoming drained in social situations. So I wonder if there is an unrecognized sensory sensitivity component to introversion. Shyness...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Who remembers what a transistor radio was?

Posted: 03 Apr 2014, 2:23 am 

Replies: 21
Views: 719


kraftiekortie wrote:
Still in Queens. Work my first job in Nassau. Dan Ingram was great; he grew up in Freeport, I believe.


"Bye Now Kemosabe","Roll your bod"

With no friends I spent many hours listing to that station.

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Who remembers what a transistor radio was?

Posted: 03 Apr 2014, 12:10 am 

Replies: 21
Views: 719


kraftiekortie wrote:
ASpart: did you grow up in Queens? Cousin Brucie is on Sirius Radio Channel 6. I bet you got that imitation down to a tee!


You mean teeeeeeeeeeeeeh.

Grew up in Nassau still there. Don't have Sirius. The man was a genius at communicating with teenagers.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Twitter autistics-self obssessed super stars syndrome

Posted: 02 Apr 2014, 11:42 pm 

Replies: 42
Views: 1,668


#aspie, #aspieroutine #aspieinseurity #aspieinsomnia etc . I looked at twitter in an attempt to read the Aspie wannabie tweets . I saw a lot of tweets for #aspie , 1 for #aspieroutine (a mother talking about her childs homework) and none for the others. Could you please direct me to the wannabee twe...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Just been diagnosed

Posted: 02 Apr 2014, 11:29 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 666


kraftiekortie and the others had some wise and important things to say. You are not alone. We are real. We are real people with flesh and blood and autistic brains. I understand not trusting people. After a lot of failures and getting hurt by people who we thought were good it is natural to be cyni...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Just been diagnosed

Posted: 02 Apr 2014, 7:48 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 666


I think people are confusing this with another thread. Unless I missed something nobody had mentioned suicide.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Fun quiz-How neurotypical are you?

Posted: 02 Apr 2014, 7:39 pm 

Replies: 681
Views: 74,240


14% neurotypical

I guess this means I have been on the correct forum all these months :lol:

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Do you feel emotionally disconnected from your past?

Posted: 02 Apr 2014, 7:28 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 5,760


Since this something that was not always present I would see someone.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Diagnostic "Dealbreakers"?

Posted: 02 Apr 2014, 7:16 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 803


Are these issues inhibiting your life?

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Just been diagnosed

Posted: 02 Apr 2014, 7:00 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 666


kraftiekortie and the others had some wise and important things to say. You are not alone. We are real. We are real people with flesh and blood and autistic brains. I understand not trusting people. After a lot of failures and getting hurt by people who we thought were good it is natural to be cynic...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Anyone ever get back at their bullies?

Posted: 02 Apr 2014, 4:53 pm 

Replies: 124
Views: 10,685


I was the shortest guy in the class and also uncoordinated. So I knew I would be beaten to a pulp if I fought back. I thought once they knew they could beat the crap out of me instead of tripping me or throwing my stuff around they would beat the crap out of me every day. What I did not know was it ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Pros and cons of telling your boss about AS

Posted: 02 Apr 2014, 4:25 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 1,049


In the late 90s I had a boss who told me I was a little bit autistic but I did not listen

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: anyone taken this autism quiz for adults?

Posted: 02 Apr 2014, 4:19 pm 

Replies: 37
Views: 1,528


29 Autism
14 ADHD

The reason did not score very high is probably mild sensory sensitivities.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Why "acting NT" is psychologically damaging

Posted: 02 Apr 2014, 12:57 pm 

Replies: 36
Views: 1,761


@qawer: I have to disagree beacause you assume that Asperger's Syndrome is mainly a social disorder. In what other aspects do you consider it a disorder? The way I see it, the triad of impairments all have their root in not thinking socially enough (for "high-functioning", high intelligence AS). Au...
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