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I have tried to think of what I could put in here, but I can't think of anything. Awkward. (talk) 09:24, 19 September 2014‎ (UTC) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Oh god, she's me. Someone please help her! 09:28, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

By coincidence, on a Facebook Asperger syndrome group that I'm a member of, there was this bit of dialog, purportedly from a party someone had attended: A: So, what do you work at? B: I have an invalid pension. A. Ah, I see. What's wrong with you? B: I'm not capable of lying. --RenniePet (talk) 11:14, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

Surely no one would actually say "What's wrong with you?" in that situation, perhaps someone with Asperger syndrome wouldn't notice, but that's so rude. 11:28, 19 September 2014 (UTC)
Well, it was freely translated from Danish, and Danes are fairly blunt, without it necessarily being considered unfriendly. The original text:
Hørt ved et selskab:
- 'Nå, hvad laver du så til hverdag?'
- 'Jeg er førtidspensionist.'
- 'Okay, hvad fejler du?'
- 'Jeg er ærlig.'
--RenniePet (talk) 11:50, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

She took the candle with her...

I guess she felt it would have been too awkward to leave him there alone with the candle burning as a symbol of what could have been... --Mag748 (talk) 11:55, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

It's so no one holds a candle to Cueball. 20:41, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

Regarding the comic, could what Megan does just be an "exit" out of the date? It seems to make sense that way —Artyer (talk) 16:21, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

He also drank his entire glass of wine during her (relatively short) comment.

This might be a commentary on online dating, where these sorts of questions crop up frequently, and people tend to give self-referential/empty answers to them. --16:22, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

Related to above, the hover text includes something about not knowing what to write, which is common in online dating profiles. "I have no idea how to describe myself" is something of a cliche. --18:11, 19 September 2014 (UTC)