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09 Oct 2019, 8:22 pm

First some background, I work in a very specific department supporting computers. I have other co-workers with the same job title. There are certain areas who do not have someone to help with IT issues so everyone is expected to pitch in and help. But nobody but me actually does the extra work, I am the only one. My boss in my department knows about it. have this Office Space situation where I have one sympathetic boss and three other bosses who don't seem to register the fact I can't always be the only person picking up the extra work.



Later in the week I was in a small meeting with three other people. We were all talking about nobody read a piece of information for the meeting. Everyone admitted it and we all joked for awhile. I jokingly said: " I haven't had the time because I've been zig zagging all over the building helping out, my just reward for being helpful, more work." The comment is a an allusion to the phrase "no good deed goes unpunished" I really worry I came off as ungrateful or complaining even when I did make the comment in my joke tone of voice. The three are pretty chill and one person was my sympathetic boss.



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09 Oct 2019, 8:41 pm

It doesn't sound like there will be repercussions because of the joke that you made.

I wouldn't worry about it, if I were you.



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09 Oct 2019, 8:43 pm

Being an IT support person can be good job for learning social skills. Don't worry too much about stuff like you just said. Aspies tend to worry too much about that sort of stuff. Most of the time NTs forget after a few months or less unless you make a big deal out of it.



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09 Oct 2019, 9:33 pm

Or even a few minutes....if they noticed at all.