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What's your type?

ENFJ
0
No votes
ENFP
0
No votes
ENTJ
3
7%
ENTP
1
2%
ESFJ
1
2%
ESFP
2
4%
ESTJ
0
No votes
ESTP
2
4%
INFJ
4
9%
INFP
5
11%
INTJ
8
18%
INTP
7
16%
ISFJ
0
No votes
ISFP
0
No votes
ISTJ
9
20%
ISTP
3
7%
 
Total votes: 45

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Romania Dolan
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18 Feb 2017, 22:47

sircallen wrote:I wonder how much of personality is nurture vs nature?

Nature is mostly working through temperamental dimensions, which are based on genetics (and are measurable).
Temperament gets fixed in the first years of life. Personality is more flexible and may evolve in time, but it's anchored in temperament (which is not changeable).

There are lots of theories on personality, but this Myers-Briggs thing is not a scientific one. It's a self-reported test, based on a theory on personality dimensions written by a psychoanalyst (Jung). So, having two people in the same category doesn't really say that much, their personalities might actually be very different (because the test doesn't allow for much granularity of measurement and the personality dimensions are very simplified).

People use this test like a social game, mostly. It's fun to check which "type" are you, if your "type" is similar with X or how different is from X's..
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18 Feb 2017, 22:49

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United States of America XeeleeFlower
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19 Feb 2017, 00:24

You all are so awesome! :flowers: I think that it's really great for people to share such a personal thing about themselves. While the test may not be scientific in the sense that there are no measurements, it is still very useful and does count as scientific analysis, much in the same way many psychological/sociologically tests are performed. Businesses use the test. The test is also really useful for getting a general idea of how someone is so that there is better communication between types as well as less toxic confrontation. Getting to know what makes people tick and how to go about conversing with them in a non combative way is so important in relationships. It's nice to eliminate toxicity, especially in such a small community. :smile: Thanks for the conversations thus far. You all rock!

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Netherlands Jerom
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19 Feb 2017, 00:27

The main question that crosses my mind right now: Is my personality the right one in the eyes of businesses haha.

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19 Feb 2017, 01:40

what im thinking is, will this be accepted as the subject for my doctorate: The effect of Personality Types on the process of scheduling competition for online video games.
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19 Feb 2017, 01:53

Goodspeed wrote:Not sure this thread exists already but if it does I missed it.
https://www.16personalities.com/free-personality-test

Mine says INTP

Same :love:
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19 Feb 2017, 02:41

Jerom wrote:The main question that crosses my mind right now: Is my personality the right one in the eyes of businesses haha.

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19 Feb 2017, 06:59

Jerom wrote:The main question that crosses my mind right now: Is my personality the right one in the eyes of businesses haha.


personality is a moot point, what those guys want is common sense and professionalism

i read this thing in some managers office which said "not being late, work ethic and implication require no talent"

which is good for slow people like me
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19 Feb 2017, 07:22

Mine is INTP
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19 Feb 2017, 07:24

Do people actually place faith in these personality tests? The idea of people supposedly being naturally introverted and extroverted always gives me a chuckle.
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United States of America noissance
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19 Feb 2017, 07:25

INTJ
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19 Feb 2017, 07:25

evilcheadar wrote:Do people actually place faith in these personality tests? The idea of people supposedly being naturally introverted and extroverted always gives me a chuckle.


Why is that?
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19 Feb 2017, 07:26

sircallen wrote:I wonder how much of personality is nurture vs nature?

Read up on some epigenetics for the answer.
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19 Feb 2017, 07:28

fightinfrenchman wrote:
evilcheadar wrote:Do people actually place faith in these personality tests? The idea of people supposedly being naturally introverted and extroverted always gives me a chuckle.


Why is that?


It makes no sense to just have these 2 categories, it's likely on a spectrum where normal people are in the middle.
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19 Feb 2017, 07:31

evilcheadar wrote:
fightinfrenchman wrote:
evilcheadar wrote:Do people actually place faith in these personality tests? The idea of people supposedly being naturally introverted and extroverted always gives me a chuckle.


Why is that?


It makes no sense to just have these 2 categories, it's likely on a spectrum where normal people are in the middle.


Ye that's true but the test I did had a percentage and just picked whichever one you were closer to
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19 Feb 2017, 07:36

Here is my result: Commander Personality (ENTJ, -A/-T)
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19 Feb 2017, 07:37

site wrote:Here is my result: Commander Personality (ENTJ, -A/-T)


Woow you should be a mod!
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19 Feb 2017, 10:30

site wrote:Here is my result: Commander Personality (ENTJ, -A/-T)
Start a business ;)
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19 Feb 2017, 11:03

XeeleeFlower wrote:You all are so awesome! :flowers: I think that it's really great for people to share such a personal thing about themselves. While the test may not be scientific in the sense that there are no measurements, it is still very useful and does count as scientific analysis, much in the same way many psychological/sociologically tests are performed. Businesses use the test. The test is also really useful for getting a general idea of how someone is so that there is better communication between types as well as less toxic confrontation. Getting to know what makes people tick and how to go about conversing with them in a non combative way is so important in relationships. It's nice to eliminate toxicity, especially in such a small community. :smile: Thanks for the conversations thus far. You all rock!

I'm on my phone so this message isn't as fantastic as I want it to be. :sad:

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Netherlands Goodspeed
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19 Feb 2017, 11:16

I know, right?

Added poll.
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Holy See Imperial Noob
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19 Feb 2017, 14:29

evilcheadar wrote:
fightinfrenchman wrote:
evilcheadar wrote:Do people actually place faith in these personality tests? The idea of people supposedly being naturally introverted and extroverted always gives me a chuckle.


Why is that?


It makes no sense to just have these 2 categories, it's likely on a spectrum where normal people are in the middle.


But there are percentages in the result.

Extrovert does not mean "outgoing", but "high stimulation threshold" and stimulation threshold is an actual and very useful spectrum.
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Netherlands Jerom
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19 Feb 2017, 14:30

I don't really get what some of the individual parts mean, is there a short description of those individual aspects somewhere?

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19 Feb 2017, 14:32

Google it. There's a ton of reading material about this
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19 Feb 2017, 14:37

Goodspeed wrote:Google it. There's a ton of reading material about this

My personality type would tend to ask others to google it for him I think.

Interestingly enough my personality did change in the past 4 years it seems, doesn't quite feel that weird compared to the things that happened to me.

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19 Feb 2017, 15:02

This test is better but takes longer, for those with percentages close to 50-50 http://sociotype.com/tests/
(the extended one)
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