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Interacting with the tv

Discussion in 'General Autism Discussion' started by Anjy, Mar 7, 2020.

  1. Anjy

    Anjy Mi estas weirdo, granda weirdo...

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    I’m interested, does anyone do this:
    When I’m watching tv our YouTube I tend to interact with people on the screen. I don’t mean movies, but talks or reports. I smile back when they smile and comment their talks. Then I will suddenly remember they’re not smiling at me, but it still feels like they do.
    I have all the trouble in the world to even look at people in real life. I camouflage very well, smile like a pro, but it’s one heck of a workout, socialising is. But tv - it feels like connecting.
    Anyone as crazy?
     
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  2. Sarah S

    Sarah S Well-Known Member It's My Birthday!

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    ALL the time who else am i gonna interact with the majority of time ? ) both to computer as well as Tv add radio and i belive we have it all :p
     
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  3. GrownupGirl

    GrownupGirl Tempermental Artist

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    I often make comments to myself about what I'm watching or repeat what they just said because I know if I could I'd have it made if I could read Reddit posts on YouTube for a living.
     
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  4. SusanLR

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    All the time.
    Sometimes I say things like I'm actually there and say stuff like: "good for you!", "That's what I'd do.",
    "Well, you got yourselve into a mess, didn't you?"
    Short sentences I would say to the person if they were really there.
    It's fun.
     
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  5. Garth

    Garth New Member

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    Sure hope so, my creative element. I am talking to me as I type, It IS ok , best
     
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  6. Garth

    Garth New Member

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    Crazy is optimal. Yes also interact with objects like a TV, I walk a lot, seems to help. thank you
     
  7. Fridgemagnetman

    Fridgemagnetman I only have one V.I.P Member

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    I tend to join in with whatever they're saying.

    I talk over them a lot.

    I explain the plot 'He's going to die.' 'He did it.'

    The best is when the TV mentions my name.

    Then I can have a proper conversation.

    Basically I am the most annoying person in the world.
     
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  8. Garth

    Garth New Member

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    This is why I sound resist doorway entries etc, may get carted away otherwise, yikes
     
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  9. SusanLR

    SusanLR Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    People do this all the time at sporting events and even the ones they watch on TV.
    They see a player do something considered dumb and they will say things about it out loud
    as if talking with that person even when they know said person can't hear a word they say.

    I think it is just human nature and part of the entertainment feature of watching something.
    Especially watching alone.

    Don't worry about the men in white with the butterfly nets! ;)

    And Welcome to Aspieville. :D
     
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  10. Garth

    Garth New Member

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    Thank you to yourself and good folks on here, I appreciate the sincerity :)
    Aspieville hey? > sounds right
     
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