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Old 02-23-2019, 11:53 AM
 
Location: UK
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I'm glad you mentioned that. It explains a lot. The black and white reasoning, the fixation on precise degrees and percentages, and especially the statement that "we're all the same" (i.e. everyone should feel equally warm or equally cold at the same temperatures) are not the thoughts of a neurotypical person.
You’re right, he fails to understand the concept of different people having different tastes and thresholds
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Old 02-23-2019, 11:56 AM
 
Location: Bidford-on-Avon, England
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Well considering he wants to move to Kenya, might not be British for long
I don't want to move to Kenya, I want to visit
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Old 02-23-2019, 11:57 AM
 
Location: Bidford-on-Avon, England
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You’re right, he fails to understand the concept of different people having different tastes and thresholds
No I don't
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Old 02-23-2019, 12:12 PM
 
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You’re right, he fails to understand the concept of different people having different tastes and thresholds
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No I don't
We had this conversation...and sorry if it seems to be off topic; it is actually not. The rest of us need to lower our expectations about having a reasonable weather-related discussion with Randomguy.

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You seem to be deliberately ignoring the point that people who are used to a certain climate feel what they feel, not what you think they ought to feel. I don't feel hot when it's 21C, and I do feel cold when it's 15C or lower. Sorry we're not all like you.
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Er, yes we are
I rest my case...

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Old 02-23-2019, 12:19 PM
 
Location: Bidford-on-Avon, England
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We had this conversation...and sorry if it seems to be off topic; it is actually not because it is very difficult or impossible to have a reasonable weather-related discussion with someone who responds like this:





I rest my case...
Reykjavik has more than 5 hours of sun a day in summer so it is sunny in summer.
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Old 02-23-2019, 12:29 PM
 
Location: Top of the South, NZ
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Reykjavik has more than 5 hours of sun a day in summer so it is sunny in summer.
why isn't it considered gloomy?
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Old 02-23-2019, 12:31 PM
 
Location: Bidford-on-Avon, England
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why isn't it considered gloomy?
Because it has more than 5 hours of sun per day in summer!
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Old 02-23-2019, 12:34 PM
 
Location: Top of the South, NZ
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Because it has more than 5 hours of sun per day in summer!
Why is 5 hours so important?, and why is 75% gloom, not considered gloomy?
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Old 02-23-2019, 12:45 PM
 
Location: Foreignorland 58 N, 17 E.
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Wilko, since you said the earth is going to be uninhabitable if it gets a few degrees warmer, what would happen then if Reykjavík got 5°C warmer and then resembled Liverpool? Would it still be uninhabitable?
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Old 02-23-2019, 01:03 PM
 
Location: Bidford-on-Avon, England
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Why is 5 hours so important?, and why is 75% gloom, not considered gloomy?
Because 80% gloom is gloomy
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