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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: How long do your 'obsessions' last?

Posted: 25 May 2022, 5:17 am 

Replies: 51
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I was only diagnosed aged 52 so I grew up seeing autistic people as different to me, and I believed the stereotype of autistic people as 'always having a few specialised interests which they have all their lives.' That is not me whatsoever, so I never thought I could be autistic. I tend to get obses...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: People Not Explaining Things Properly

Posted: 25 May 2022, 4:46 am 

Replies: 33
Views: 2,056


Do these people know you have autism or that you have some sort of processing issue? I am finding people really do not know unless you tell them and not everyone knows what autism is even if they have heard about it. I am sure there will still be people out there who will be willful about it but yo...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: People Not Explaining Things Properly

Posted: 25 May 2022, 4:38 am 

Replies: 33
Views: 2,056


It's the talking down to I don't like. Something only my female colleagues do to me. I get that happening too. In nearly every single job I had, I got talked down to. Then in nearly every single job I left, people contacted me afterwards and said: 'that person who replaced you...they're kind of...s...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: People Not Explaining Things Properly

Posted: 23 May 2022, 10:31 am 

Replies: 33
Views: 2,056


________________________________ Nobody understands everything Sometimes neurotypicals misunderstand other neurotypicals. It just seems like (neurotypicals misunderstand autistics) a lot more often than (neurotypicals misunderstand other neurotypicals) ___________________________ That's my point th...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: People Not Explaining Things Properly

Posted: 23 May 2022, 9:16 am 

Replies: 33
Views: 2,056


I think I just learnt over time. One time, when i was in my early twenties, my female boss said 'do you want to open the window' so I just said 'nahh' But that was actually a request for me to open the window. That is so me! I understand that. Why don't they just say, 'John, please open the window....

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Hello in 2021

 Post subject: Re: Hello in 2021
Posted: 14 Feb 2021, 1:11 pm 

Replies: 77
Views: 5,965


Gaffer Gragz wrote:
ohh, ummm, it marked the space where Franks ans Britts met to parlour, sort of embassy meeting spot.
It got cut down as a sort of 'enough is enough'. Both sides blame the other, as per usual .....


Oh, number 18586387425 in the arguments between the English and French. :lol:

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Hello in 2021

 Post subject: Re: Hello in 2021
Posted: 13 Feb 2021, 10:41 am 

Replies: 77
Views: 5,965


Gaffer Gragz wrote:
Nop:
1188. It happened after a meeting between King Henry II of England and King Philip II of France. At Gisors, Normandy


What's this about an elm?

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Hello in 2021

 Post subject: Re: Hello in 2021
Posted: 13 Feb 2021, 10:41 am 

Replies: 77
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It's ridiculous. There are two pandemics, one is covid, the other is stupidity :roll: :lol: this comment made my day. I totally agree. I feel like I have more intelligent conversations with my dogs than people outside my house lately. Every day I feel increasingly more like I've stepped into the bo...

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Hello in 2021

 Post subject: Re: Hello in 2021
Posted: 13 Feb 2021, 10:37 am 

Replies: 77
Views: 5,965


Gaffer Gragz wrote:
And Jordvik, todays York area.


Yes, York must have been in the Danelaw as it is in the East. I went to Jorvik years and years ago, I think I was a teenager, I wish I'd taken more notice of the information :roll:

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Hello in 2021

 Post subject: Re: Hello in 2021
Posted: 12 Feb 2021, 11:47 am 

Replies: 77
Views: 5,965


1066 .... was that about 'cutting the elm'? Hmmmmm, I think I need to have a read, bits has gotten messed up again. Lol I have the red body hair trait, so I think one of my forbearers was a 'frille' from up north (scott or irish). Norwegians was not so much in the south I don't know about the elm b...

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Hello in 2021

 Post subject: Re: Hello in 2021
Posted: 11 Feb 2021, 6:33 am 

Replies: 77
Views: 5,965


Gaffer Gragz. Oh, 14 years ago sounds like heaven! When the Brits were nice to each other and not divided into two camps which hate each other... Yes, Britain has been fighting someone or other for many centuries. Especially France. We've been fighting them on and off since 1066 when they invaded us...

 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: Where are my writers at?

Posted: 10 Feb 2021, 9:14 am 

Replies: 93
Views: 7,285


JustFoundHere wrote:
I'm not sure what your first sentence means? Help me, I'm autistic :lol:

To clarify: I enjoyed reading your responses to this discussion thread.


How very kind and unusual. Usually I get a blank stare or just ignored 8O :heart:

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Hello in 2021

 Post subject: Re: Hello in 2021
Posted: 10 Feb 2021, 9:11 am 

Replies: 77
Views: 5,965


I did some work at a telco company on the chalk north of Southampton. Relay nice people there, and the landladies I B&B at was awesome people. Another memory is all the flint gravel, and the flint nodules used as decoction, In Winchester old town and abby it was everywhere. As you said I'm from...

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Hello in 2021

 Post subject: Re: Hello in 2021
Posted: 10 Feb 2021, 9:06 am 

Replies: 77
Views: 5,965


Mountain Goat wrote:
Of course. We have had years of practice to reach this standard!


It's ridiculous. There are two pandemics, one is covid, the other is stupidity :roll:

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Hello in 2021

 Post subject: Re: Hello in 2021
Posted: 09 Feb 2021, 10:29 am 

Replies: 77
Views: 5,965


Welcome to the wrong planet at WP. I share your assessment of the wrong planet, my towel are always ready if I find out how to get out off this place. And dont panic :D Dont you worry even if you put your boot where the mouth could be, just remember that people are people and we all have different ...

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Hello in 2021

 Post subject: Re: Hello in 2021
Posted: 09 Feb 2021, 10:28 am 

Replies: 77
Views: 5,965


Jakki wrote:
Hangs her head in saddness


Why are you sad? What's happened to you? :hug:
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