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 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: Is this plot surprise sexist, like I was told?

Posted: 19 Oct 2021, 2:41 pm 

Replies: 39
Views: 985


I never ventured into literature to a degree, but I once wrote a short story about a man/boy who knocked down a woman/girl from behind and raped her. Then stayed til she awoke and comforted her and well it ended up that they hooked up. The punchline, if you want to call it that was that she got preg...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How would you “grade” your social skills?

Posted: 19 Oct 2021, 1:21 pm 

Replies: 35
Views: 859


Childhood to around 18 - F
Around 18 to around 30 - A+
Around 30 to 40 - Nonexistant
Around 40 to now - C on a good day, trending towards F

I don't see what I'm doing different!

/Mats

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: What's Your Experience Working In Fast Food?

Posted: 19 Oct 2021, 1:10 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 378


Never did that kind of job, but I've worked with delivering newspapers and selling bakery on the street. For me, it is OK with fast pace, in fact I prefer it to be fast paced when the job isn't too intelectually challenging. I'm sure others will chime in, but my first reaction was why not try it? Th...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Is it a reasonable request to ask for someone’s iq?

Posted: 18 Oct 2021, 12:44 pm 

Replies: 30
Views: 738


funeralxempire wrote:
IQ tests are great for demonstrating how well someone does on IQ tests.

Yep, or as I like to phrase it IQ tests measures how good a person is at taking IQ tests.

/Mats

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How Did You Discover Autism?

Posted: 18 Oct 2021, 12:39 pm 

Replies: 36
Views: 1,127


I learned that my son had a diagnosis of Aspergers about 5 years ago and started researching. I knew nothing of Aspergers/Autism before that, but the more I researched the more traits that fit me I found, in particular when I was a child and teenager. I've learned to cope/mask quite well over the ye...

 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: Display your Artwork

 Post subject: Re: Display your Artwork
Posted: 18 Oct 2021, 8:30 am 

Replies: 6,148
Views: 633,414


A boat I built http://privat.mohsart.se/mats/till%20fora/WP/b%c3%a5tn.JPG Nameplate for the boat http://privat.mohsart.se/mats/till%20fora/WP/namnskylt%20s.jpg Sails I made for a friend http://privat.mohsart.se/mats/till%20fora/WP/Tobias%20Segel%20s.jpg /Mats

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How ill/sane?

 Post subject: How ill/sane?
Posted: 07 Oct 2021, 4:31 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 131


How ill do you need to be to get help?
How sane do you need to be to seek and get help?

/Mats

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Your feelings about puzzle piece logos of autism charities?

Posted: 05 Oct 2021, 5:31 pm 

Replies: 29
Views: 895


I dislike it, mostly the colors I guess, I also dislike when people color the word spectrum in rainbow colors.
But it's not important to me.

/Mats

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: Person you want to talk to is talking to someone else

Posted: 05 Oct 2021, 5:27 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 361


I know.
It's tricky. If you wait too long it becomes weird, and if you interupt it becomes weird.
I have no good answer.

/Mats

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Openly Autist

 Post subject: Re: Openly Autist
Posted: 05 Oct 2021, 5:05 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 500


Image

/Mats

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: Openly Autist

 Post subject: Re: Openly Autist
Posted: 05 Oct 2021, 4:53 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 500


I believe that joke was reused by Herge when someone asked Captain Haddock if he slept with his beard above or below the blanket.

/Mats

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Am I taking being autistic the wrong way

Posted: 05 Oct 2021, 3:13 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 380


As long as you don't overdo it. It may come off as an excuse for being rude otherwise. That kind of joking may take a bit of fingertop feeling that some of us just don't have, I know I have faulted in this area in the past. If you know them well enough and can read the signals they send out you shou...

 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: What are your special interests?

Posted: 05 Oct 2021, 11:26 am 

Replies: 22
Views: 752


My biggest interest is possibly traditional sailing vessels.
Building, repairing, sailmaking, ropemaking, rigging, navigation, and history.

/Mats

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: I messed up at my job! What do I tell my boss??

Posted: 05 Oct 2021, 9:16 am 

Replies: 12
Views: 620


What I'd do/have done is sit down with my boss/boss' boss and talk about my issues and discuss what to do in the future to make it easier for me. I notoriously put everything in Outlook which syncs to my phone, notification 15 min ahead that I change to eg 30 min if I need to travel. This of course ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Different Colour Foods Touching Each Other.

Posted: 04 Oct 2021, 10:45 am 

Replies: 24
Views: 574


I don't think I ever minded colors being mixed. However, different foods should not touch. I can eat it anyways now, but I dislike it. Also, it should be proportionate, if there's too much potatoes and too little ham, I struggle to eat that extra bit of potatoes. I usually divide the different foods...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Are NTs more susceptible to "the 7 deadly sins"??

Posted: 04 Oct 2021, 10:32 am 

Replies: 21
Views: 611


Let's see Lust I am a sexual being, but not overly so. I've never had any affairs behind my partners back. Gluttony That's excess eating? I often forget to eat so no. I may be a tad overweight but not to an extent that docs are concerned or anythng. Greed I've never cared about money. Perhaps becaus...
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