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Charlie's Aspergers (and General BS) Thread!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by PennSilverTaco, Dec 5, 2016.

  1. Dec 28, 2016 at 8:13 PM
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    PennSilverTaco

    PennSilverTaco [OP] I have Ass Burgers...

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    Airbag light comes on when I start the truck and then goes right off. Once, in 2013, I shoved some books under the driver's seat and damaged the wiring harness. This caused the light to come on, and a tech at my Toyota dealer "rebuilt" this for $60. The only lasting effect is that the airbag light seems to take longer to go out now, but it does go out...

    Second time something happened was in September 2016 while we were installing the new stereo backup camera. My neighbor who helped me install it accidentally disconnected the little display under the radio where the clock and passenger airbag/seatbelt light are. This caused the airbag light to come on and he had to disconnect the battery and reconnect it to make it go away.
     
  2. Dec 28, 2016 at 8:15 PM
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    PennSilverTaco [OP] I have Ass Burgers...

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    Hey, I'm NOT a menace. Perfect driving record, no moving violations, never drive drunk, never even been pulled over... Every accident I've had has been a low-speed minor accident. Don't judge me before you've met me or seen me drive...
     
  3. Dec 28, 2016 at 8:18 PM
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    PennSilverTaco [OP] I have Ass Burgers...

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    Why was that Tacoma towed? My Tacoma looked MUCH worse than that after a drunk guy hit me...
     
  4. Dec 28, 2016 at 8:19 PM
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    Things were rubbing on the tires and it was taken to the body shop that day for the inspection and soon after, teardown for repairs.
     
  5. Dec 28, 2016 at 8:22 PM
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    They say - if shit follows you around...
     
  6. Dec 28, 2016 at 8:24 PM
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    So it wasn't totaled out?
     
  7. Dec 28, 2016 at 8:25 PM
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    PennSilverTaco [OP] I have Ass Burgers...

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    Also, I got my license in May 2011, and nothing happened that was my fault until August 2015. 4 years without an incident... I don't know what happened...
     
  8. Dec 28, 2016 at 8:28 PM
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    They also say - if you spend a lot of time explaining things...
     
  9. Dec 28, 2016 at 8:28 PM
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  10. Dec 28, 2016 at 8:28 PM
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    No, but it would have been cheaper if they had. Including the rental car, repairs, more repairs because it wasn't done right and then a third round of repairs because they still couldn't fix it... they spent $8000. They could have totaled it out at $12,000 and auctioned it off for $6000 and been better off.
     
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  11. Dec 28, 2016 at 8:28 PM
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    True... But most of these guys are kinda messing with me, right... They know I'm not a menace on the road... Right?
     
  12. Dec 28, 2016 at 8:50 PM
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    Doubtful.
     
  13. Dec 28, 2016 at 8:53 PM
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    Hang in there. Be patient. Give yourself and your partner breaks. You are doing the right thing. A diagnosis before two is VERY surprising, but good to see you have him in ABA therapy. Look into your local YMCA for adapted aquatics programming and also local horse riding facilities for therapy horses. I have seen some wonderful progress in children on the autism spectrum through both activities.
    I am an adapted aquatics coordinator, working mainly with kids on the Autism spectrum for 12 years. I have returned to college to study special education, and was recently (finally) diagnosed with high functioning autism spectrum disorder (formerly "Aspergers") myself.

    Again, I know what you are going through and I am sure you have established daily routines for your son. ABA therapy is a good thing. You can't "fix" your kid, he's just hard-wired a little differently. He's a puzzle. Enjoy solving the puzzle as best you can and give yourself breaks when needed, and your son, too. It can be frustrating during periods of little progress or "plateaus," as I call them. :thumbsup:
     
  14. Dec 28, 2016 at 8:54 PM
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    PennSilverTaco [OP] I have Ass Burgers...

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    I'm really not a bad driver...
     
  15. Dec 28, 2016 at 9:00 PM
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    Working a bar, you won't believe the sh*t people tell you..

    There's this one guy I know who plays guitar at the bar where I work; Roofer by day; Great guy!

    Back in the 80s when he was a teenager, he drove a Subaru Brat. Anybody remember those? Anyway, once on a snowy night, he took it to a parking lot and purposely slid it into a guardrail just because he thought it was fun. Yes, damage to the Brat actually did result.

    Same guy, about 4 to 5 years ago... He was very drunk and driving his BMW M5 E60 at about 110 MPH. He hit a deer dead center at this speed. Knowing he would never pass a breathalyzer, he just kept going. The BMW was amazingly still operational after hitting a deer at over 100 MPH, but the smell of dead deer flesh eventually came through the A/C vents and stunk up the car. This guy made it home alive, but the BMW was totaled. His insurance wrote him a check, and surprisingly the car was bought at an insurance auction, repaired, and resold!
     
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  17. Dec 28, 2016 at 9:01 PM
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    PennSilverTaco [OP] I have Ass Burgers...

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  18. Dec 28, 2016 at 9:03 PM
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    To the OP:
    As persnickety as many of the Taco owners are here, I imagine there are many MANY undiagnosed Aspie Bros. I'd look first at the dudes who keep their undercarriages spic and span.
     
  19. Dec 28, 2016 at 9:04 PM
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    Hyundai Sonata, but yes she was. Not sure if she was charged, or lost her license, but she lived with minor injuries
     
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  20. Dec 28, 2016 at 9:05 PM
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    PennSilverTaco [OP] I have Ass Burgers...

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    The damage seen in the picture in your signature... A goddamn Sonata did that?
     
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