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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Ana54, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. Beverly

    Beverly Euthanasia Redux V.I.P Member

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    I want to talk about a new product I'm testing that isn't on the market yet but, I'm under and NDA (Non Disclosure Agreement) about it so I can't share. I love this thing.
     
  2. SignOfLazarus

    SignOfLazarus Pbbt.

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    I have at this point, among other conditions causing chronic pain, be- my en diagnosed with fibromyalgia. The fact that ones ability can vary makes people really doubtful- they tend not to accept a person's personal experience and can sometimes even be really mean about it. if you are in pain all the time, you can't simply do nothing because you are in pain- like, you still need things to get done. And then when you explain you have limits there is a laundry list read off of "ALL THE THINGS" you did yesterday or last week, "so why can't you do it now?".

    People are really harsh about things they don't personally experience- my increasing pain absolutely makes managing and coping more difficult in terms of some challenges involving autism.

    I really understand the want to have SOMETHING that makes an impediment more "real" to other people. If people see a wheelchair, they rarely challenge it. [ETA: same with a bandage of any sort, or a cane or crutches, a splint or support]

    I'm sorry you have this experience that you describe, but I think I understand it to a degree.

    <3
     
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  3. SignOfLazarus

    SignOfLazarus Pbbt.

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    ...And I really didn't say enough about this, cherryq, but I find that many who have a chronic physical issue plus autism have a similar experience. [as Tom suggested]
     
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  4. corrinnemcmahon

    corrinnemcmahon Well-Known Member

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    I'm still afraid of the dark and sleep with the comforter over my head.
     
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  5. Nisk

    Nisk The Spoiler King

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    I used to carefully unwrap the plastic on my moms cigarette packs take out 1 smoke, than using a red hot needle reseal the plastic and think it was funny when she thought she was losing her mind because her "unopened" smoke packs were always 1 short.
     
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  6. updownrightleft

    updownrightleft Member

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    I see my dead grandmother standing high, or laying crumbled together with her arms around her bent legs on the floor. She is bald with spanish complexion and decently solid black eyebrows, her stare is of hesitation. Or she supinely lays pale white and closed eyes with her hands crossed like an imminently burried christian, and her hair is dense, short and rigid, 1cm and gray, standing stiffly up from her head's surface.

    ...It's not hallucination, I just get the thought sometimes. It's visualized.
     
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  7. Harry1965

    Harry1965 Active Member

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    How the hell are you doing that?!
     
  8. Harry1965

    Harry1965 Active Member

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    I just like smelling new things
     
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  9. Geoo98

    Geoo98 Member

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    I've never cried at a film
     
  10. DC1346

    DC1346 Well-Known Member

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    Hey me neither!

    Not only will I not answer the phone, I will also ignore anyone who knocks on my door.
     
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  11. Nisk

    Nisk The Spoiler King

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    I can only leave the shower if I've washed my face last. If my face isn't wet when I turn of the shower I still feel dirty.
     
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    DC1346 Well-Known Member

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    Interesting.

    I have not been able to comfortably shower since '67 which was when I first watched Alfred Hitchcock's movie, "Pyscho." I cannot imagine what my parents were thinking in taking a 7 year old child to see this movie.

    I take baths, not showers.

    03-psycho-screen.jpg
     
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  13. clg114

    clg114 Still crazy, after all these years. Staff Member V.I.P Member

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    Interesting indeed. I take showers, not baths. One in the morning for the wake up value, one in the evening for the clean up value. I do not like sitting in the dirty water. It probably helps that I did not see "Pyscho" until I was a adult. That is not a very good movie for a 7 year old to see.
     
  14. CaveDweller

    CaveDweller Diagonally parked in a parallel universe

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    I do a pretty good Mr T impression. (I aint gettin on no god damn plane!).
     
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    Axeman52 Well-Known Member

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    I spend so much time thinking about how I am going to do things I need to do that I seldom manage to find the time to actually get them done.
     
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  16. BIMOG

    BIMOG Noivilbo Kees I : Я ищу забвение

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    I was once so focused on mixing paint colours during an art lesson, when I was eleven, that I totally ignored a growing need to relieve myself, until it was too late. Even then I wasn't aware that I'd actually peed myself until another boy in the lesson, who seemed to like me for some unfathomable reason, informed me that I was standing in a rapidly expending puddle of urine. I immediately picked up a glass jar filled with water, that I'd been using to dip my paintbrush into, and I deliberately emptied it over the front of my trouser, then I loudly protested about the "accident." The boy who'd pointed out what was happening was the only person, other than myself, who knew the real reason why my trousers were wet and fortunately he never told anyone.
     
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    Etzelaire Well-Known Member

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    I only cry for physical pain, I cried when I was a kid for my father punishments and the pressure I had to cope with but now I look like a block of ice, most times I don't even have to fake it. But it's curious that the last time I cried was savouring a new dish.
     
  18. Kyle.

    Kyle. Well-Known Member

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    i just signed up :)o_O
    mwuahahahhahaha.
    + my dp is kinda random. xD
     
  19. RidingDutchman

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    One of my interests is human interaction.
    While I'm at the same time pretty scared of it and very nervous while interacting, I also really like learning from them.

    A teacher once asked me why an aspie would possibly want to have work as socially intense as being a nurse.

    For me humans and interactions are what space is to an astronomer. I don't like it because it is easy and understandable, but I like it because it is so intricate and complicated. There is so much to learn and be fascinated about.

    I'm just weird like that xD
     
  20. Myway

    Myway They/Them Pronouns V.I.P Member

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    I guess for me, I am kind of into how the brain works. There are a lot of interesting facts out there about how the brain works. My main focus is how our brains work. Having Asperger Syndrome and all. How does our brain work? That is the ultimate question.