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Featured Irony and sarcasm

Discussion in 'General Autism Discussion' started by Andre007, Aug 29, 2018.

  1. Celestiune

    Celestiune Well-Known Member

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    Sarcasm's cool, Irony too. But sometime's its hard to tell the former. Especially on the internet where you can't tell tones oof
     
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  2. Nellie

    Nellie New Member

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    I have always understood both although sometimes I take a bit seriously and then my friends tell me they were being sarcastic! My mom is also, as my friends call her, the Queen of Sarcasm, so I've grown up with it! Once my BI made a sarcastic joke and I responded sarcastically back and she was amazed that I understood her!
     
  3. Bella Pines

    Bella Pines Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Yes, I understand and use it, more through practice. Irony and sarcasm is the cornerstone for British humour.
     
  4. HidinginPlainSight

    HidinginPlainSight Well-Known Member

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    Perhaps strangely, I can detect and understand sarcasm on paper, and when it is used toward other people in common speak, but not when it is directed at myself.

    For example, if someone says something sarcastic in response to a point I made, the sarcasm will go over my head.

    As for irony, I likely have a very well formed command of this in most any situation.
     
  5. OrSomething

    OrSomething Champion Lurker

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    When I was younger, I didn't understand sarcasm. But now I can pick up on sarcasm most of the time, and can use it, though I do occasionally miss it.