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 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Birds

 Post subject: Re: Birds
Posted: 11 Jun 2021, 9:52 pm 

Replies: 58
Views: 5,072


I moved about a month ago and have been really excited that the tree in front of my window (above ground) is often full of Chestnut Backed Chickadees. I'm getting to see eating, feeding young, and so on. Amazing!

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Asperger's worse with age? Medical retirement?

Posted: 11 Jun 2021, 9:19 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 713


Hi Radiodog. Thank you for that....really interesting to hear. I suppose in one way good to know that this may be a temporary thing that I can work through but potentially also disappointing in that it may take quite so long! I guess time will tell. Just have to battle on I suppose. Glad things wor...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Careers vs Jobs

 Post subject: Re: Careers vs Jobs
Posted: 11 Jun 2021, 9:01 pm 

Replies: 20
Views: 1,182


There's always a big divide between the ASD folks who had everything else together enough to accomplish a "career" or long term employment in an area they enjoy -- and the rest of us. I look for suggestions and inspiration or at least fellowship from the folks who were/are ASD enough that ...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Asperger's worse with age? Medical retirement?

Posted: 10 Jun 2021, 12:01 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 713


I went through something similiar several years ago. I learned then that it's quite common for people on the spectrum to crash in their 40s or 50s just from sheer exhaustion. Having to fake it and fake it and fake it, and never doing it quite good enough to make it a great deal of the time, and deal...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Perhaps reducing work hours

Posted: 10 Jun 2021, 11:28 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 877


DuckHairback wrote:
Autism isn't an illness but it's a condition that messes with our ability to have our psychological needs met.


That is an amazingly clear statement. Can I quote you for that?

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Careers vs Jobs

 Post subject: Re: Careers vs Jobs
Posted: 10 Jun 2021, 11:17 am 

Replies: 20
Views: 1,182


Basically I was taught to be prepared to take any available job. Be flexible. So I've worked on a dairy, in factories, cafes, mowed lawns... But now I'm almost 54, living in a small town at the bottom of the world, and I haven't worked in a decade. And I refuse to give up and retire. As I look back...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: 2020 = beginning of Great Tribulation?

Posted: 02 Oct 2020, 11:45 pm 

Replies: 20
Views: 1,702


If you are Christian (and therefore have one form or another of belief in the Christian Bible and Bible prophecy), do you see all the events now occurring as marking (even if somewhat hazily) the beginning of the Great Tribulation? Jesus said there would be wars, etc., but they were just the "b...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Are you going to vote in the US presidential election?

Posted: 25 Sep 2020, 11:58 pm 

Replies: 50
Views: 1,244


I'm writing in Mickey Mouse, like I do every year.

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: What am I if I am not on the Left or not on the Right?

Posted: 25 Sep 2020, 11:57 pm 

Replies: 19
Views: 766


The "right" and "left" ideas of political philosophy actually started dying a few decades ago, especially among younger people. It's not that uncommon anymore to find, for example, "right" wingers who still opposed abortion but support gay people. And "left" w...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Listen to shortwave online?

 Post subject: Listen to shortwave online?
Posted: 25 Sep 2020, 11:41 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 619


Do you have any favorite shortwave stations these days?

Do you have favorite sites where you can tune and listen online?

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Star Trek: The Universal Thread

Posted: 25 Sep 2020, 11:34 pm 

Replies: 610
Views: 34,837


I just netflixed all seasons of Voyager, will probably finish the last season of Deep Space 9 in another week or so. Then going to watch all seasons of TNG. Star Trek is really the only thing I watch anymore, and since I especially started watching it when I ate while working from home, it's now lik...

 Forum: Off the Wall: Forum Games, Quizzes, Roleplaying, etc.   Topic: Keep a word, drop a word...

Posted: 25 Sep 2020, 11:00 pm 

Replies: 37,528
Views: 238,025


Funny joke.

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Post a blatant lie

 Post subject: Re: Post a blatant lie
Posted: 25 Sep 2020, 10:58 pm 

Replies: 17,593
Views: 555,665


I love all the political drama going on these days. It makes my day to listen to people on all sides who do nothing but belch propaganda at each other all day.

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Got Anything Random To Say

Posted: 25 Sep 2020, 10:56 pm 

Replies: 114,334
Views: 3,557,369


Too much artificial sugar is detrimental to your day.

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: TRAINS WHO ELSE LIKE TRAINS

Posted: 25 Sep 2020, 10:52 pm 

Replies: 65
Views: 11,173


jojipink wrote:
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This is a nice train


What would be the purpose of an "A Frame" train? (not being snide. just curious). Seems a lot of wasted space at the bottom and limited head room at the top.

 Forum: In-Depth Adult Life Discussion   Topic: Simplifying Life.

 Post subject: Re: Simplifying Life.
Posted: 05 Aug 2020, 6:44 pm 

Replies: 33
Views: 6,633


I LOVE LOVE LOVE my technology, but I'm finding that I want more control over it. Like, I've turned off all the notifications on my various devices, except for 2 family members. I refuse to be run by AdTech and BigTech through how they've programmed my devices. When I'm wanting some information, the...
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