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I LOVE this thread, and I just realized I could add a poll to it, so I did!

Please only use ONE apple to vote, so the results are easy to read for everyone. Thanks!



P.S. If you don't have an apple, ask below, and I'll try to get you one so you can vote!

(I hope it's okay, Leila, that I added a poll to your marvelous thread. If you don't like it, I can remove it!)
 
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Jocelyn's thread about community introverts made me go off and do a few 1000% accurate online personality tests
Apparently I'm a freaky mix of extra and introvert.
woohoo.
Aside from being annoyed that four capital letters describe my personality, it's pretty damned accurate.
ENTJs are supposedly rare and special, but I faked a more introverted personality for a test,
and my fake personality type was also wildly unusual
I have a feeling whatever personality I 'choose', it won't come out normal...

*edit*
I really should have put in what the letter business is all about, and what 'ENTJ' actually means
The 'Myers-Briggs personality test'
It's based on Carl Jung's ideas, and I think he was pretty onto it!

Joe Braxton wrote:INTJ..... http://www.16personalities.com/



ENTJ=extraversion, intuition, thinking, judgment
I also think my faked introvert personality result was more like the real me than all this 'high achieving' business, but hey.
I just thought why I don't really 'fit' my ETNJ tag-
I used to be all that extrovert achieving thing before I had a head injury.
So maybe my essential ETNJ-ness is overlaid/constrained/modified by that. Interesting.
 
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O. K., I got the Ear, Nose, and Throat part (?) but what does the j stand for ! Big AL
 
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INTJ.....

http://www.16personalities.com/

 
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ENTP......................

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INTP
 
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INFP with a dash of T
 
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INFP: diplomat and poet I can live with that! 😌
 
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INTJ all the way, baby! I especially love the "Variant = Assertive, Role = Analyst" part. I happen to have worked as a lead analyst/project manager for forever. In kidspeak, this would be interpreted as "bossy know-it-all". Oh no - never been called THAT before. Strangely, that never hurt my feelings - ya gotta own it!



 
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lots of NT types here...
 
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INFJ a "turbulent diplomat"

http://www.16personalities.com/infj-personality
 
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INFJ
When you tape an extroverts mouth shut they blow up or get a little more flatulent..... try it.

I think personalities change overtime, parenting with your first child is way different than parenting with subsequent children.

Myers Briggs depending on what, when and who your interacting with at a particular time might affect the rating.
 
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ISTP. I don't know what that means, but apparently I'm "assertive" and an "explorer." I like the sound of that.

One of the examples of famous ISTPs was Jack Bauer from the TV series "24." "Bauer" is the German word for farmer, so I like that, too. Is Sepp Holzer the Jack Bauer of farming?
 
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INFP

even when i try to fake my personality i still always get INFP, with really strong preference for all those.
 
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INTP - Which explains why talking to myself is not just a hobby.
 
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pretty interesting already, a quick tally of peoples types posted here.

only one of the SP group, none of the SJ group. those two groups comprise the majority of the general population, but we only have one.and only two extroverts.

NT and NF are well represented, 6 members of the NT group which is the most rare being approx 5 % of the population, and 4 people from the NF group, which is also rare with 15 % approx of the general population.

plus theres an interesting connection with the duality of the NT and NF groups, in my life i have noticed that as well. maybe NT and NF are a bit like peanut butter and jelly =) they go together but they are so different. i've noticed that i have a lot of NT friends, as well as NF friends, even though these are the rarest types my life is full of people who are generally INTP, other NT types, INFP and INFJ, with a few ENFP types.

ah anywho if someone wants to read a bit more heres some writings on the NT groups, and the NF groups.

NF group - idealists

NT group - conceptualists
 
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leila hamaya wrote:and only two extroverts

Yeah, looks like it's David and me in the centre of the room,
high-fiving and chatting up strangers while you lot lurk around the edges
An introvert-permaculture link was mentioned in the introvert community thread;
I know some very extravert permaculture people-and they're out there doing extravert permaculture stuff.
I guess it makes total sense that an online communities like permies has an introvert majority.
 
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INFP -- the most attractive ones

OR, the space cadets who think everyone else is an INFP too and are confused when someone else isn't.

"Someone called me delusional today, I almost fell off my unicorn!"
 
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INTP, in case it's not obvious already.
 
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INTJ. had a laugh a while back when i was taking a myers briggs test with my wife and sister in law.

The question was something aboht listening to others and giving sympathy, and i asked what that would even entail. Sister-in-law said something like "if you had a friend who had a family member that died- would you want to listen to them describe their feelings?" And i apparently cut her off by saying "ABSOLUTELY NOT" descriptions of INTJ fit me really well.

My wife is an ENFJ.
 
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I got INTJ as well apparently. Not sure if it is me or not (I am a bias jury after all), but it makes me sound pretty awesome, so I am going to live with it.
 
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INFP

i remember taking this years ago as part of "sales training"
everyone had their letters on their name tag
and seeing another person's letters
it was suppose to tell you how to deal them

as a personal insight tool -OK
as a means of dealing with others (he's a ____, so i will try to get him to agree with me by.....) - NO

 
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I'm an ISFP ("Artist"). Beekeeping has been a good fit for me because it allows me a lot of freedom to be close to nature and do my own thing. My partner, who is an organic farmer, is an ENFP ("Inspirer").
 
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duane hennon wrote:
i remember taking this years ago as part of "sales training"
everyone had their letters on their name tag
and seeing another person's letters
it was suppose to tell you how to deal them

as a personal insight tool -OK
as a means of dealing with others (he's a ____, so i will try to get him to agree with me by.....) - NO


NO indeed!
I'd vaguely heard of this letters business, but I come from a cooking background,
and if many of the cooks I've known used initials to describe their personalities,
they wouldn't stand for things like 'intuition' and 'thinking', that's for sure
 
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Famous INTPs :

Socrates , Albert Einstein , Gerald Ford. WTH ?
 
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Clearly the list has not been updated to included Me and Wayne.
 
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Judith Browning wrote:INFJ a "turbulent diplomat"

http://www.16personalities.com/infj-personality



Robert Ray wrote:INFJ
When you tape an extroverts mouth shut they blow up or get a little more flatulent..... try it.

I think personalities change overtime, parenting with your first child is way different than parenting with subsequent children.

Myers Briggs depending on what, when and who your interacting with at a particular time might affect the rating.



Me too! We're the rarest type, supposedly. It makes sense, though, that there'd be so many of us in the permaculture movement: "No other personality type is better suited to create a movement to right a wrong, no matter how big or small" and, "INFJs tend to see helping others as their purpose in life... their real passion is to get to the heart of the issue so that people need not be rescued at all."
 
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^^^similar for INFP too^^^^
INFP and INFJ are big picture types, making the world a better place, working on a grand scale, thinking about the world at large and not just their tiny corner. even the introverts who love to find a way to both help the world while hiding out in their little corner of it!

the same pattern keeps on, another SP group person, and lots more from the NT group - mostly INTP and INTJ.... and NF group - mostly INFP and INFJ, and a lot of them even though these are all rare.
actually most of the responses here are from the rarest types.
all 8 of the NT and NF types only amount to almost 20 % of the population, some even say less than that.

i think its interesting, not surprising, thats probably what i would have guessed as far as types most into permaculture. i have geeked out on the MB for a while and find it pretty fascinating.
 
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ENFP: I won the Jung Democrat award in college

One friend described me as a religious thrill seeker. Maybe an ENFP trait.
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WOW!!! really cool, I love INTJ's they're the protectors, they're the ones that we INFPS can rely on to keep us on track when we fall off our unicorn.
 
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oops intj is the steve jobses, it's INFJ that're the protectors, i got the letters mixed up.
 
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Because everything makes more sense when understood through Star Wars...
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I may just be bored enough to pidginhole myself with a test this evening. We'll see.

However I notice a lot of talk around here about introverts and extroverts and I don't really know if I can wrap my mind around that?

Like isn't it mostly situational? Like example: I'm a white dude in His Majesties navy around say 1801 and I get washed ashore on the Isle of Hispaniola. Even if I spoke french I think I would probably turn into an introvert quickly given the crowd.

Likewise I may be really comfortable around family or friends and still feel the need to retreat into a corner and hide at certain social gatherings. It just all kinda seems situationally relative to me.

Sorry if that comes across at all downer-ish. Please carry on the conversation. I was enjoying it.
 
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INTP ... Im ok with being Yoda
 
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Landon Sunrich wrote:However I notice a lot of talk around here about introverts and extroverts and I don't really know if I can wrap my mind around that?

Like isn't it mostly situational? Like example: I'm a white dude in His Majesties navy around say 1801 and I get washed ashore on the Isle of Hispaniola. Even if I spoke french I think I would probably turn into an introvert quickly given the crowd.

Likewise I may be really comfortable around family or friends and still feel the need to retreat into a corner and hide at certain social gatherings. It just all kinda seems situationally relative to me.



Extrovert and Introvert don't mean you are always one way or the other around people. They tend to indicate more about how those situations affect you than if you are willing to do them or not. Extroverts are rejuvinated by by groups and social things. They tend to be very eager to seek out group situations because those are what they most enjoy. Introverts tend to feel worn down by large active group events and can often only do them for so long before they feel drained. Neither is without the urge to be near other humans, it is just that the introvert tends to favor small groups unless there is something pulling them towards a larger one. As an example, I am an introvert, but have still gone to clubs, parties and social events. I just tend to want to leave sooner than some of my friends and often feel like I have run a marathon after having been at a long event. When I hiked the Appalachian trail, I found myself actively going to where others were just because it was a novelty to have more than one or two people to talk to at a time, but I would still only want to do things with large groups for short periods of time.

I hope that helps a little bit.
 
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^^^yeah totally^^^^

heres a funny spoof on the MBTI

https://www.xeromag.com/fun/personality.html

well the whole thing is pretty long, so i will just copy and paste mine, INFP- called the "dreamer", the "healer" and the "idealist" at different times.
anywho its pretty funny, with more than a grain of truth mixed into goofiness =)


INFP: The Idealist

The INFP is a dreamy, imaginitive, idealist, capable of finding the good in anything or anyone, even something as foul as Newark, New Jersey. INFPs are sometimes dangerous to the well-being of society as a whole, as they are prone to adopting subversive and destructive ideologies like "The world should be fair," "People should treat one another well," and "You know, 'Friends' is a really, really stupid television show."

These irrational thought patterns may sometimes cause INFPs to run off and join the circus, the Resistance, or the Rebellion, where they tend to do well in any position requiring excellent hand-eye coordination or mastery of the Force.

COMPATIBILITY: INFPs and ISTJs generally exhibit a natural predator/prey relationship, which, though it might appear harsh and cruel from the outside, is all part of the natural cycle of life. In fact, were it not for the predation of the ISTJ, the population of INFPs would soon grow to unsustainable levels, overwhelming the ability of their ecological niche to support them.

Famous idealists include that girl in your sixth-grade homeroom who got the teacher fired for saying that girls aren't good at math; that guy in the cubicle next to yours who got the manager fired for saying that women don't make good employees; and Anais Nin.
 
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INTP most days, INTJ rarely, but im never very far from the centerline on P/J
 
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These tests are always fun! I am Personality: ENTJ, Type: Assertive, and Role: Analyst. Surprisingly, I find that pretty accurate as well as its analysis of ENTJs. The percents also seemed rather accurate. I am an extravert leaning ambivert but will be introverted when times or work demand it, as to achieve my goals.
 
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