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Featured Anyone else get perceived as being on drugs?

Discussion in 'General Autism Discussion' started by unperson, Mar 30, 2021.

  1. Streetwise

    Streetwise Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Apparently anyone can identify autism even commenters on YouTube who say mild autism is caused by an epileptic seizure
     
  2. unperson

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    The speed of gossip indeed! It can spread as a malicious rumour, that's a big part of the problem.
     
  3. Penumbra

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    Yes! I've been accused of being a "pothead" since I was a young teen by various people I've met, especially in professional environments. Many "random" drug tests were thrown my way while I was employed too. I never touched weed until more recently, but it's been part of my reputation for a couple decades anyway. It's just how people say I act.
     
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    Yes, I think it's usually perceived as pot/stoner thing, ugh.
     
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    I find the comment about church the usual Christians don't threaten us so we'll slight them
     
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    yuh, I just let it go, as something i prolly hadn't scanned well, I am a christian, so uh...I get presumed to be druggie by other christians, so now you know why I don't bother with church or churchianity.
     
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    One of my faves is when the dental nurse was trying to put me out for oral surgery. She administered the drug, I went almost totally tunnel vision and then snapped back to normal. This angered the dentist, who reiterated to the nurse that I was supposed to be asleep. As she prepared to administer a second dose, I asked her what she was giving me.

    "Seconal," she replied. And with a curled upper lip she added, "'Reds' to you."
     
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    All the time. I'm pretty fidgety and couple that with my Nystagmus which makes my eyes shake and I look like quite the crackhead. I'm also 6 feet tall and fairly strong looking so people tend to steer clear of me and my crazy eyes.
     
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    I got da 'crazy eyes' thing too, get comments like 'x ray vision', the whites are too white.