Room 101

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katherine100
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Re: Room 101

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I'm with you on hating writing and drawing by hand too Dan. I am embarrassingly bad at drawing and I way prefer typing to handwriting. So much easier!
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Haha, yeah!! Let's just slate Christmas!!

The other thing is that it throws use routine-loving neurodiverse types into disarray with extra bank holidays, doing different things on different days, and random short weeks.

Philip, good points!!
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Re: Room 101

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I've got another one... PASSWORDS!!!

I understand the need for them, but I seem to spend my life clicking on the forgotten password button unless it's the password I usually default to. Is there also any need to have such requirements of a password? £ isn't a real word, neither is @ or # or ?. If I struggle to remember the normal word type of passwords, how the heck am I going to remember one with all those in? And to add insult to injury, people say you shouldn't right them down. WTF??
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Re: Room 101

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Clumsy wrote:I've got another one... PASSWORDS!!!

I understand the need for them, but I seem to spend my life clicking on the forgotten password button unless it's the password I usually default to. Is there also any need to have such requirements of a password? £ isn't a real word, neither is @ or # or ?. If I struggle to remember the normal word type of passwords, how the heck am I going to remember one with all those in? And to add insult to injury, people say you shouldn't right them down. WTF??
Ahhh I hate passwords so much too! I think this is why I have avoided online banking. My bank pin I remember by sequence rather then number. My work gate pin the same although I can remember it but if someone asks me the code there and then.
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Re: Room 101

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People not putting things into context and then expecting you to know what they're talking about.
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Re: Room 101

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TLAs - also known as Three Letter Acronyms. Terrible for anyone with a short-term memory problem and also frequently "hidden behind" instead of using the simple words "we" and "us". To my mind anyone communicating whilst frequently using these comes across as a faceless bureaucrat rather than a human being - apologies if this causes offence to anyone :-)
Even worse when used with a possessive apostrophe - ugh!
I'll now get off my soapbox and go cook some dinner.
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Re: Room 101

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katherine100 wrote:So what would you put in room 101?

I think for me it would be:
1. Netball - all that leaping and pivoting. It's just not for me.
2. People who say "but you had it a minute ago!" when I lose something. A lot can happen in a minute!
3. Wasps. They're pointless and they're a pain.
I am so with you on wasps. I turn into a child when a wasp is around and run away, lol.

For me, it would be:
1. Sports in general
2. The saying "but you seem happy" when I have clearly stated I am depressed
3. Animal cruelty, although I am not sure if that is a valid thing to put in Room 101, as they are normally frivolous things
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President Donald Trump
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Re: Room 101

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Not been here for a long time

People who tilt their seats on the plane

The exam I did last month for my English level 1 functon skills
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people who cycle on the pavement or too fast on a shared use space, people who don't make room for you on the pavement (particularly with social distancing)
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Re: Room 101

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I confess to being someone who maybe is the reason for hating Christmas. I tend to make as many pressies as possible. I design and knit or sew stuff - much to my grown up children's horror sometimes! I do have difficulty with dinner - catering for everyone's tastes and that has become increasingly more complex over the years - that is difficult to cope with. Our dog has sensory issues and is terrified of crackers - so I designed the "not cracker" (a knitted, lined pouch with a bell) and make up my own (political) jokes. It can be a particularly demanding day - but I love the build up - and there's only six months to go!
In my room 101, I would put:
Sports
Intolerance
Smart phones (what have you got to say that cannot wait?)
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GallusLass wrote: Sun Jun 27, 2021 1:33 am
In my room 101, I would put:
Sports
Intolerance
Smart phones (what have you got to say that cannot wait?)
Sports -definitely 2020 had a redeeming quality with cancelling of sport IMHO

Intolerance - definitely

My smartphone is an asset when it comes to managing the Forum on the go and being intolerant with banning and deleting Bots who post multiple ads for knock off sneakers,Escort services and other tat here that I then have to remove.

Some days I want to consign my Dyspraxic Goblin Alter ego to Room 101 though life might become somewhat dull without challenge and adventure.
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