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 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: A YouTube video I posted on having Asperger's

Posted: 18 Feb 2008, 6:18 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 1,011

Hey all, sorry it's been this long since I've last been here. I've been really busy and all. Anyhow, I just posted a video of myself on YouTube about what it's like for me to have Asperger's. This video is about a year old as of today, and it comes from a bigger video from me and eight of my former ...

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Neon Genesis Evangelion

Posted: 05 Oct 2007, 10:34 am 

Replies: 22
Views: 2,508

Yeah, I think the Cartoon Network version has some cut scenes in it, and lat I heard they took it off the air. There's a Platinum DVD version available, with all the cut scenes restored as far as I know, and there's new director's cuts of some of the last episodes, to help clarify and explain things...

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Neon Genesis Evangelion

Posted: 03 Oct 2007, 3:04 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 2,508

Yeah, I agree. Evangelion was entertaining at first, always keeping me on the edge and keeping me eager for what eas going to happen next. But it kept getting just more and more psychological and philosophical, with less and less actual action and events, and more and more what the characters felt a...

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Napoleon Dynamite

Posted: 29 Sep 2007, 5:48 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 2,716

I agree. I personally love Napoleon Dynamite, and I think the title character is actually quite similar to being an Aspie. Very socially awkward, yet having specific strengths in a few areas, not having too many friends, but those he has, he gets very close with. I found the movie was very funny as ...

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: The end of Neon Genesis Evangelion (Possible spoilers)

Posted: 29 Sep 2007, 5:44 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 1,145

I personally didn't like "The End of Eva" all that much. Yes, there was an actual conclusion to the story as was told up through episodes 1 - 24 of the series, but it was actually just as psychological and just as philosophical as episodes 25 and 26, although not in the same ways. And it left just t...

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Do you like the "Terminator" series?

Posted: 29 Sep 2007, 5:00 pm 

Replies: 65
Views: 8,350

I saw the third movie first, because it came out in the theaters when I was 18, just old enough to see R-rated movies alone, and then I rented the first two. When I first saw the third movie in the theaters, I thought it was rather impressive, however, after renting the the first two to gain a bette...

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Neon Genesis Evangelion

 Post subject: Neon Genesis Evangelion
Posted: 29 Sep 2007, 4:14 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 2,508

I thought I'd start a thread on Neon Genesis Evangelion, an ultra-popular anime that I just finished watching about a month ago, and I feel that it would be appropriate to start a new thread, since I haven't found any others here, at least, not on top, although I must confess I didn't search this fo...

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Mozart and the Whale Sucks

Posted: 29 Sep 2007, 1:11 pm 

Replies: 27
Views: 3,045

Hey, I don't think Mozart and the Whale is a perfect portrayal of Asperger's either. But hey, they have to start somewhere, and just as we Aspies don't get social situations right the first time around and keep having to work our way up to "perfection", so to speak, it's the same story with neurotyp...

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Sorry it's been so long since I've been around

Posted: 02 Mar 2007, 8:32 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 559

Hey all, I wanted to write you a letter apologizing for my being absent from WP for so long. I've been really busy lately with all my different classes at school in the last two months, although I finally have a sufficient break in my work to do some more posting and respond to what other users have...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Political views

 Post subject: Political views
Posted: 02 Mar 2007, 8:28 pm 

Replies: 22
Views: 2,359

I wanted to get some opinions regarding politics and political views of some fellow members. I'm specificlaly looking to get some information on political views of fellow Aspies, but this conversation doesn't seem to have a direct link to Asperger's and autism, at least not an obvious one to me, hen...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: The curious incident of the dog in the night-time

Posted: 02 Mar 2007, 8:15 pm 

Replies: 34
Views: 3,238

I wanted to get some feedback and opinions on this book. The reason I'm posting this is because the book which the title of is the subject of this message, has been somewhat controversial. The author, Mark Haddon, claims to have written it to give what he believes to be an accurate view into the min...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: An Aspie celebrity-related suicide.

Posted: 11 Jan 2007, 12:05 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 1,243

:( We all must remember though, that this is a very tragic and unfortuante loss, for society as a whole, and especially for the aspie community like ourselves. We should really be aware of what or condition means to us, what it can cause up to feel, and most importantly, never to give up hope, even ...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Why we get along better with people older than us

Posted: 07 Jan 2007, 3:41 am 

Replies: 21
Views: 10,161

And, I might like to add that we get along with people older and younger than we re for differing reasons, some characteristics of which apply specifically to older people, others of which are specifically characteristic to younger people. We like being friends with younger people because their leve...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Autism/Asperger's and religion

Posted: 07 Jan 2007, 3:27 am 

Replies: 52
Views: 4,778

I thought I might start a discussion on what, if any, religious and/or spiritual lives any of us here with autism or Asperger's has. And on what impact our conditions may have had on our faith(s). Even a discussion on how anyone here who has no religious background and could never see themselves bei...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Flu vaccine with thimerosal

Posted: 07 Jan 2007, 2:44 am 

Replies: 15
Views: 2,070

I do believe that there is no one cause of Asperger's or autism, and the possible link between vaccines and heavy metals, is very hotly debated and very controversial. An increasing number of NTs, wanting to do whatever they can to claim they have finally gained control over ASDs (and they never wil...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: The Catch 22 of Being Aspie

Posted: 07 Jan 2007, 2:30 am 

Replies: 15
Views: 1,738

Hey, I know exactly what all you guys mean. I feel a lot of these way myself a lot of the time. Asperger's just doesn't get the attention it needs, and when it gets any attention, it isn't understood the way it needs to be. I'm a senior in college right now, about to graduate and start looking for a...
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