Haha i love that they had to give up in the end. That's true, having some background info on people helps with context. Yeah, tone is a real problem area for me. Mostly it's not obvious if i'm joking about something either. It's really harsh that they shouted at you for that. I don't see why it's offensive to check. What are you like with physical movement? How well co-ordinated are you? Not that that is necessarily specifically Autistic but i know a lot of people that are clumsy and have terrible spacial awareness, so there could be some link.