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29th Sep '16 2:26:16 PM ultimomant
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''Hyde:''' You can't do that?

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''Hyde:''' '''Hyde:''' You can't do that?



* In "The Prime Mover", an episode of ''Series/TheTwilightZone'', Buddy Ebsen plays Jimbo, a man with telekenetic powers who explains that when he was young he believed everyone had them. He only stopped using his when he found out that wasn't so, since he'd done a few things that had gotten him in trouble.

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* In "The Prime Mover", an episode of ''Series/TheTwilightZone'', ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'', Buddy Ebsen plays Jimbo, a man with telekenetic powers who explains that when he was young he believed everyone had them. He only stopped using his when he found out that wasn't so, since he'd done a few things that had gotten him in trouble.
18th Sep '16 2:54:02 AM humanpunk
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* In the ''Series/RedDwarf'' episode "DNA", Kryten is turned human and has trouble adjusting. He's surprised to learn that human nipples can't pick up radio signals and that the only way for a human to zoom in on an object is to move their head closer to it.
16th Sep '16 6:45:50 PM sandacapo
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** For example, when they fail to read any 'hints' that other people make indicating they are annoyed or angry, that person may lash out. An aspie will often think that this 'surprise lash-out' was meant as a deliberate KickTheDog.
11th Sep '16 9:28:50 PM PaulA
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* Happens all the time in the setting of OrsonScottCard's ''Literature/TheTalesOfAlvinMaker'' AlternateHistory. The narrator rambles in the fourth book:

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* Happens all the time in the setting of OrsonScottCard's Creator/OrsonScottCard's ''Literature/TheTalesOfAlvinMaker'' AlternateHistory. The narrator rambles in the fourth book:
21st Jul '16 8:34:17 PM jormis29
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* Early in the ''Literature/CiaphasCain'' books, he neglects to mention what his tunnel instincts are telling him because it doesn't occur to him that his companion can't tell. He's aware that it's a talent not everyone possesses, it just seems to slip his mind for a moment. Further complicated by the fact that during his childhood on a Hive World, everyone ''did'' actually have that same tunnel sense due to most of the population lives underground.

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* Early in the ''Literature/CiaphasCain'' books, he neglects to mention what his tunnel instincts are telling him because it doesn't occur to him that his companion can't tell. He's aware that it's a talent not everyone possesses, it just seems to slip his mind for a moment. Further complicated by the fact that during his childhood on a [[CityPlanet Hive World, World]], everyone ''did'' actually have that same tunnel sense due to most of the population lives underground.
21st Jul '16 1:13:50 PM fbiuzz
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* Early in the ''Literature/CiaphasCain'' books, he neglects to mention what his tunnel instincts are telling him because it doesn't occur to him that his companion can't tell. He's aware that it's a talent not everyone possesses, it just seems to slip his mind for a moment. Further complicated by the fact that during his childhood on a Hive World, everyone ''did'' actually have that same tunnel sense due to living underground.

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* Early in the ''Literature/CiaphasCain'' books, he neglects to mention what his tunnel instincts are telling him because it doesn't occur to him that his companion can't tell. He's aware that it's a talent not everyone possesses, it just seems to slip his mind for a moment. Further complicated by the fact that during his childhood on a Hive World, everyone ''did'' actually have that same tunnel sense due to living most of the population lives underground.
8th Jul '16 1:06:11 AM Captain_Barbarossa
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* One conversation in ''{{Series/Sherlock}}'' reveals that the Holmes brothers used to think that their massive intellect was the norm.
-->'''Sherlock:''' I used to think I was an idiot.\\
'''Mycroft:''' Both of us thought you were an idiot, Sherlock. We had nothing else to go on. Until we met ''other children''.\\
'''Sherlock:''' Oh, yes. ''That'' was a mistake.\\
'''Mycroft:''' Ghastly. What were they thinking?
9th Jun '16 10:22:53 PM Nire
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* Tinnitus (a persistent perception of sound with no external source, such as a ringing or hissing noise) is usually caused by hearing loss or other damage to the ear later in life, but in some cases it can be present from a very young age. For these folks, it can be a bit surprising to learn that not everybody's ears constantly ring.

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* Tinnitus (a persistent perception of sound with no external source, such as for example a ringing or hissing noise) is usually caused by hearing loss or other damage to the ear later in life, but in some cases it can be present from a very young age. For these folks, it can be a bit surprising to learn that not everybody's ears constantly ring.
9th Jun '16 10:22:39 PM Nire
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* Tinnitus (a persistent perception of sound with no external source, most often a ringing sound) is usually caused by hearing loss or other damage to the ear later in life, but in some cases it can be present from a very young age. For these folks, it can be a bit surprising to learn that not everybody's ears constantly ring.

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* Tinnitus (a persistent perception of sound with no external source, most often such as a ringing sound) or hissing noise) is usually caused by hearing loss or other damage to the ear later in life, but in some cases it can be present from a very young age. For these folks, it can be a bit surprising to learn that not everybody's ears constantly ring.
9th Jun '16 10:22:03 PM Nire
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* Tinnitus (a persistent perception of sound with no external source) is usually caused by hearing loss or damage to the inner ear later in life, but in some cases it can be present from a very young age. For these folks, it can be a bit surprising to learn that not everybody's ears constantly ring.

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* Tinnitus (a persistent perception of sound with no external source) source, most often a ringing sound) is usually caused by hearing loss or other damage to the inner ear later in life, but in some cases it can be present from a very young age. For these folks, it can be a bit surprising to learn that not everybody's ears constantly ring.
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