Are people with Asperger's more likely

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Are people with Asperger's more likely to be hit by falling space junk?
Clearly. I thought I was the only one aware of this dark and twisted conspiracy. 38%  38%  [ 10 ]
Huh? CORRELATION? CAUSATION? 23%  23%  [ 6 ]
No. 15%  15%  [ 4 ]
Cool story, Bro. 23%  23%  [ 6 ]
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20 Sep 2011, 6:21 pm

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20 Sep 2011, 6:39 pm

:?:

Why do you ask?


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21 Sep 2011, 11:40 am

Possibly. Depends on whether we're uniformly distributed among the population and whether the falling space junk is more likely to hit particular places than others. If aspies are over-represented in an area which is more likely to be stricken by plummeting doom-rocks, then yeah.


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21 Sep 2011, 11:51 am

This is probably the only topic that has not been previously discussed in an "Are Aspies more likely to...?" thread, kudos!



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21 Sep 2011, 1:47 pm

I'm not taking any chances. I'm going to hide in a deep cave underground until there's no more space debris.


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21 Sep 2011, 1:51 pm

Better to be hit with asteroids than haemorrhoids.



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21 Sep 2011, 1:55 pm

Who says there's no such thing as a dumb question?


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21 Sep 2011, 6:05 pm

I live in the UK and every year on November 5th people buy fireworks to celebrate Guy Fawkes night, last year a spent firework rocket hit me on its return to earth. does that count?



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21 Sep 2011, 8:16 pm

Quite possibly but the effect would be minuscule by modern measurement methods. The asperger brain has more electrical wiring than the average neurotypical brain which leads to a slightly stronger magnetic field. The effect would only become noticeable if you would put all asperger people in the world into one room then the probability of the effect becomes slightly higher than randomness.



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21 Sep 2011, 10:30 pm

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22 Sep 2011, 2:03 am

YES but they're not junk, they're messages from our relatives.



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08 Oct 2011, 12:47 pm

Titangeek wrote:
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08 Oct 2011, 3:02 pm

I don't think so.


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08 Oct 2011, 3:35 pm

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I don't know about anyone else, but I am infinitely more likely


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08 Oct 2011, 3:40 pm

I get hit by cosmic rays all the time. I've learned not to let it faze me.


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08 Oct 2011, 4:03 pm

I've only been hit by falling space junk, tops, five times.

The media has really exaggerated the danger of this.