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amazondrone1373 karma

In the UK we had a famous example of the opposite... I'll let Wikipedia tell the story.

[Michael Fish] became infamous in the wake of the Great Storm of 1987; a few hours before the storm broke, on 15 October 1987, he said during a forecast: "Earlier on today, apparently, a woman rang the BBC and said she heard there was a hurricane on the way... well, if you're watching, don't worry, there isn't!". That evening, the worst storm to hit South East England for three centuries caused record damage and killed 19 people.


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So in the interest of clearing up some misconceptions, how do they do it? For example, when I'm pouring boiling water from a kettle to a saucepan, I can tell when to stop pouring because the food is covered or the pan is nearly full. What about cleaning up, how can they tell whether a surface needs wiping; maybe they just wipe it anyway?

Can you identify any other specific things that are more challenging and how they deal with them, or anything you notice that they do in a different way to you or others because of being blind?

I ask because I'm really interested, in case you couldn't tell. Thanks for the AMA. :)

Edit: grammar.

amazondrone868 karma

I did get a part in a christmas concert changed once because I had a non speaking part though.

That's great, go school! How did the change come about, did you request it?

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Every day is an excuse to get drunk where I come from.