People with Asperger’s tend to be very literal-minded. This can be either frustrating or hilarious, depending on the situation. Very occasionally it can be both at the same time, like this morning:
Scene: I am playing an online game, and Boyo is talking incessantly annoying distracting supervising watching me. I make a move that garners me 3 points out of a possible 10…
Boyo: Awww, you should have got ten points for that move!
Me: Well, I didn’t. And anyway, three points is better than a poke in the eye.
Boyo: What’s a poke in the eye?
Me: It’s a poke… in the eye.
Boyo: [Mimes poking himself in the eye] Like this?
Boyo: Why is three points better than a poke in the eye?
Me: [After taking a moment to process this question] Well, which would you rather, three points or a poke in the eye?
Boyo: [Actually pauses to consider the pros and cons] Three points.
Me: Me too.
Boyo: Oh, okay. [Mercifully wanders off so that I can succumb to hysterical laughter]
Tech Support: [Giggling fairly hard himself] Do you think it matters what does the poking?