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Offline Moonhare

Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #175 on: February 26, 2015, 02:02:35 PM »

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[/size]Been a while since I have actually taken this test. Still the same total score. [/color]

Offline Joel

Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #176 on: February 26, 2015, 03:59:19 PM »
INFJ - no doubt.

pretty surprised by how many INFJs there are on here, considering it's the uncommon character type.

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #177 on: February 26, 2015, 10:15:21 PM »
I think that it might be because the same rare trait that is the INFJ is what draws us in as writers, especially the type of writing we do here. Other personality types might join, but not all stay. And if you take into account the size of our population with the total of writers in other communities, we are a different lot.

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #178 on: February 26, 2015, 11:41:59 PM »
Not that people know me very well on here but I guess someone could make a guess before looking.

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You have moderate preference of Introversion over Extraversion (44%)
You have slight preference of Intuition over Sensing (12%)
You have moderate preference of Thinking over Feeling (25%)
You have distinct preference of Perceiving over Judging (67%)

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #179 on: March 08, 2015, 06:19:32 AM »
I took this test twice, in a span of a few years. Didn't care much for posting it until now.


  • Introvert(6%)
  • Sensing(6%)
  • Feeling(50%)
  • Perceiving(56%)
  • You have slight preference of Introversion over Extraversion (6%)
  • You have slight preference of Sensing over Intuition (6%)
  • You have moderate preference of Feeling over Thinking (50%)
  • You have moderate preference of Perceiving over Judging (56%)

ISFP Description - by Joe Butt
ISFPs are the first to hear the different drummer. Many eagerly plunge into new fashions, avant garde experiences, 'hip' trends--some even setting the trends.

More in touch with the reality of their senses than their INFP counterparts, ISFPs live in the here and now. Their impulses yearn to be free, and are often loosed when others least expect it. The ISFP who continually represses these impulses feels 'dead inside' and may eventually cut and run. (One ISFP friend has become nonambulatory within the past few years. He will still, on impulse, leave home in the middle of the night and go to Las Vegas or wherever, regardless of the difficulties of his physical condition.)

ISFPs may be quite charming and ingratiating on first acquaintance, flowing with compliments which may (or may not) be deserved. On other occasions, the same individual may be aloof and detached. Some ISFP males are fiercely competitive, especially in sport or table games, and may have great difficulty losing. This competitive nature, also seen in other SP types, sometimes fosters 'lucky,' 'gut' feelings and a willingness to take risks.

Organized education is difficult for the majority of ISFPs, and many drop out before finishing secondary education. Their interest can be held better through experiential learning, at which many excel. ISFPs will practice playing an instrument or honing a favored skill for hours on end, not so much as practice as for the joy of the experience.

Differential diagnosis:
ISFPs are less fantasy-oriented than INFPs. These types are often confused, however, INFPs lean strongly to daydreams, poetry, prose and more philosophical pursuits; ISFPs often live out 'id' experiences rather than writing or even talking about them.

ISFJs are driven by the conventional, by 'should's and 'ought's; ISFPs internalize their Feeling (by nature a judging function) which bursts out spontaneously and leaves as quickly and mysteriously as it came.

Because of these variant expressions of Feeling judgement, ISFPs are sometimes confused with ESFJs, but keep themselves more aloof, more often concealing the feelings that ESFJs are so apt to expose.

ESFPs express thoughts more readily (and, in the main, skillfully). ISFPs can and do perform admirably in the spotlight, but generally have little to say about the performance. For example, few ISFPs would be disc-jockeys, a field strongly represented by ES_Ps.

(ISFP stands for Introvert, Sensing, Feeling, Perceiving and represents individual's preferences in four dimensions characterising personality type, according to Jung's and Briggs Myers' theories of personality type.)

Your Type Preferences
Introvert(6%) Sensing(6%) Feeling(50%) Perceiving(56%)

Introverted Feeling

Feeling, unbridled by the external forces of society and substance, is the dominant function. ISFPs spontaneously develop their own codes and credos, about which they are quite sober and intense. ISFPs are questors, driven to find the pure and ideal, as personally and individually defined. Feeling may temporarily turn outward, but cannot be long sustained beyond its cloistered home.

If the individual has values greater than herself, feeling may express itself in valiant acts of selflessness. Turned in upon self, however, it becomes an unscrupulous, capricious enigma, capable even of heinous acts of deception and treachery.

Extraverted Sensing

ISFPs keep a finger on the pulse of here and now. They are more adept at doing than considering, at acting than reflecting, at tasting than wondering. As do most SPs, ISFPs keenly sense color, sound, texture, and movement. It is not unusual for ISFPs to excel in sensory, motor, or kinesthetic abilities.

ISFPs cherish their impulses. Some of the most beautiful, graceful, and artistic performances are the result of this drive for physical, sensate expression.

Introverted iNtuition

Tertiary intuition works best in the background of the ISFP's inner world. Perhaps this is the source of the "gut feeling" SPs consult in matters of chance. However "lucky" the ISFP may be, intuition as a means of communication is a poor servant, evidenced in spoonerisms, and non sequiturs and mixed metaphors.

Extraverted Thinking

The ISFP may employ Extraverted Thinking in external situations requiring closure. As is the case with inferior functions, such Thinking behaves in an all or nothing manner. Thus, as with other FP types, the ISFP's Extraverted Thinking is at risk for a lack of context and proportion. In most cases, persons of this type enjoy greater facility operating in the open-ended style of sensing, implying the opinions of feeling values in the indirect fashion characteristic of introverted functions.


  • Extravert(33%)
  • iNtuitive(75%)
  • Thinking(25%)
  • Perceiving(44%)
  • You have moderate preference of Extraversion over Introversion (33%)
  • You have distinct preference of Intuition over Sensing (75%)
  • You have moderate preference of Thinking over Feeling (25%)
  • You have moderate preference of Perceiving over Judging (44%)

ENTP Description - by Margaret Heiss
"Clever" is the word that perhaps describes ENTPs best. The professor who juggles hals a dozen ideas for research papers and grant proposals in his mind while giving highly entertaining lecture on an abstruse subject is a classic example of the type. So is the stand-up comedian whose lampoons are both funny and incisively accurate.

ENTPs are usually verbally as well as cerebrally quick, and generally love to argue-both for it's own sake, and to show off their debating skills. ENTPs tend to have a perverse sense of humor as well, and enjoy playing devil's advocate. This sometimes confuses, even angers, those who don't understand or accept the concept of argument as a sport.

EMTPs are as innovative and ingenious at the problem-solving as they are they are at verbal gymnastics: on occasion, however, they manage to outsmart themselves. ENTPs can be prone to "sharp practice" - especially cutting corners without regard to the rules if it's expedient - or, their juggling acts may simply be so over-ambitious the collapse.

Both at work and at home, ENTPs are very fond of "toys" -- physical or intellectual, the more sophisticated the better. Once these have been "solved" or become too familiar, however, they'll be replaced with new ones.

ENTPs are basically optimists, but in spite of this (perhaps because of it?), they can become petulant about small setbacks and inconveniences. (Major setbacks they regard as challenges, and tackle with determination.) ENTPs have little patience with those they consider wrongheaded or unintelligent, and show little restraint in demonstrating this. In general, however, they are genial, even charming, when not being harassed by life.

In terms of their relationships with others, ENTPs are capable of bonding very closely and suddenly with their loved ones. Some appear deceptively offhand with their nearest and dearest; others are so demonstrative that they succeed in shocking co-workers who've only seen their professional side. ENTPs are also quick to spot a kindred spirit, and good at acquiring friends of similar temperament and interests.

ENTPs may sometimes give the impression of being largely oblivious to the rest of humanity except as an audience: good, bad, or potential. In general this is unfair-but it can be difficult ti get an ENTPs attention when they're not immediately aware of you, especially for an introvert.

The best approach in communicating with an ENTP is to be straightforward. No games- they'll win. No "pulling rank"-they'll just want to put you in your place. No apologies-you'll undermine yourself. Try "I need/want to talk to you."

Your Type Preferences
Extravert(33%) iNtuitive(75%) Thinking(25%) Perceived(44%)

Functional Analysis Of The ENTP
Based on Jung’s framework of mental functions - by Joe Butt
Extraverted iNtuition

ENTPs are nothing if not unique. Brave new associations flow freely from the unconscious into the world of the living. Making, discovering and developing connections between and among two or more of anything is virtually automatic. The product of intuition is merely an icon of process; ENTPs are in the business of change, improvement, experimentation.

The attraction Extraverted iNtuition has toward the real and physical amounts to a cosmic non sequitur: theory is drawn to practice. Such encounters are clearly puzzling. Both parties--the intuitor and the realist--are aware of a xenic quality in their meeting, with reactions ranging from recoil to reverie.

Introverted Thinking

Thinking is iNtuition's ready assistant, an embodiment of the sort of logic found in laws, boards and circuits. Thinking's job is to lend focus and direction to iNtuition's critical mass. The temporary habitations of changeling iNtuition are constructed of Boolean materials from Thinking's storehouse. Ultimately, Thinking is no match for iNtuition's prodigiousness. Systems lie in various states of disarray, fragmentary traces of Thinking's feverish attempts to shadow and undergird the leaps of the dominant function. One can only suppose that Thinking must continue to work during REM sleep pulling together iNtuition's brainchildren into integral wholes.

Extraverted Feeling

To the extent that Feeling is developed, ENTPs extravert Feeling judgment. As a result, it is not uncommon to find affability and bonhomie in members of this species. Tertiary functions are potentially utilitarian. Their limitations appear in their relative underdevelopment, diminished endurance, and vulnerability. ENTPs may harness Feeling's good will in areas such as sales, service, drama, humor and art. ENTP loyalty often runs high and can be hooked by those the ENTP counts as friends.

Introverted Sensing

Like a tail on the kite of iNtuition, Introverted Sensing counterweighs these beings drawn to nonconformity and anarchy. These shadowy sensory forms, so familiar to SJ types, serve as lodestones which many ENTPs employ Herculean measures to escape. "Question authority! (then do exactly what it tells you)" sums up the dilemma in which ENTPs may find themselves by attempting to best the tarbaby Sensing. Occasionally acknowledging awareness of norms and abnormality could, in theory, be potentially freeing.

Additionally, I've noticed that ENTPs have the need to have areas of expertise/excellence/uniqueness in which one is second to none. I've never beaten an ENTP at his/her own game--not in the final analysis. (e.g., just tonight, my neighbor who is recuperating from an illness received a call from an ENTP friend offering his special recipe for tea. The instructions required only the finest ingredients, a particular brand of orange juice, tea made with a ball--none of those horrid teabags--..., which will of course make the best tea of which he himself drinks 50 gallons each winter!)

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #180 on: March 08, 2015, 07:39:47 AM »
I don't like clicking on too many pages that are unfamiliar in case they might have viruses, but since yours appeared to be fine, I searched your information back to the site and found my own profile there for INTP. lol This may be an INTP thing to do, I don't know.

Introverted iNtuitive Thinking Perceiving
by Joe Butt

INTPs are pensive, analytical folks. They may venture so deeply into thought as to seem detached, and often actually are oblivious to the world around them.

Precise about their descriptions, INTPs will often correct others (or be sorely tempted to) if the shade of meaning is a bit off. While annoying to the less concise, this fine discrimination ability gives INTPs so inclined a natural advantage as, for example, grammarians and linguists.

INTPs are relatively easy-going and amenable to almost anything until their principles are violated, about which they may become outspoken and inflexible. They prefer to return, however, to a reserved albeit benign ambiance, not wishing to make spectacles of themselves.

A major concern for INTPs is the haunting sense of impending failure. They spend considerable time second-guessing themselves. The open-endedness (from Perceiving) conjoined with the need for competence (NT) is expressed in a sense that one's conclusion may well be met by an equally plausible alternative solution, and that, after all, one may very well have overlooked some critical bit of data. An INTP arguing a point may very well be trying to convince himself as much as his opposition. In this way INTPs are markedly different from INTJs, who are much more confident in their competence and willing to act on their convictions.

Mathematics is a system where many INTPs love to play, similarly languages, computer systems--potentially any complex system. INTPs thrive on systems. Understanding, exploring, mastering, and manipulating systems can overtake the INTP's conscious thought. This fascination for logical wholes and their inner workings is often expressed in a detachment from the environment, a concentration where time is forgotten and extraneous stimuli are held at bay. Accomplishing a task or goal with this knowledge is secondary.

INTPs and Logic -- One of the tipoffs that a person is an INTP is her obsession with logical correctness. Errors are not often due to poor logic -- apparent faux pas in reasoning are usually a result of overlooking details or of incorrect context.

Games NTs seem to especially enjoy include Risk, Bridge, Stratego, Chess, Go, and word games of all sorts. (I have an ENTP friend that loves Boggle and its variations. We've been known to sit in public places and pick a word off a menu or mayonnaise jar to see who can make the most words from its letters on a napkin in two minutes.) The INTP mailing list has enjoyed a round of Metaphore, virtual volleyball, and a few 'finish the series' brain teasers.

INTPs in the main are not clannish. The INTP mailing list, with a readership now in triple figures, was in its incipience fraught with all the difficulties of the Panama canal: we had trouble deciding:
    whether or not there should be such a group,
    exactly what such a group should be called, and
    which of us would have to take the responsibility for organization and maintenance of the aforesaid group/club/whatever.

INTP from Wikipedia:

INTPs are quiet, thoughtful, analytical individuals who tend to spend long periods of time on their own, working through problems and forming solutions. They are curious about systems and how things work. Consequently, they are frequently found in careers such as science, philosophy, law, psychology, and architecture. INTPs tend to be less at ease in social situations or in the "caring professions", although they enjoy the company of those who share their interests. They prize autonomy in themselves and others. They generally balk at attempts by others to convince them to change. They also tend to be impatient with the bureaucracy, rigid hierarchies, and the politics prevalent in many professions. INTPs have little regard for titles and badges, which they often consider to be unnecessary or unjustified. INTPs usually come to distrust authority as hindering the uptake of novel ideas and the search for knowledge. INTPs accept ideas based on merit, rather than tradition or authority. They have little patience for social customs that seem illogical or that obstruct the pursuit of ideas and knowledge. This may place them at odds with people in the SJ (Sensing/Judging) types, since SJs tend to defer to authority, tradition, and what the rest of the group is doing.[2] INTPs prefer to work informally with others as equals.[12]

INTPs organize their understanding of any topic by articulating principles, and they are especially drawn to theoretical constructs. Having articulated these principles for themselves, they can demonstrate remarkable skill in explaining complex ideas to others in very simple terms, especially in writing. On the other hand, their ability to grasp complexity may also lead them to provide overly detailed explanations of simple ideas, and listeners may judge that the INTP makes things more difficult than they need to be. To the INTPs' mind, they are presenting all the relevant information or trying to crystallize the concept as clearly as possible.[12]

Given their independent nature, INTPs may prefer working alone than leading or following in a group. During interactions with others, if INTPs are focused on gathering information, they may seem oblivious, aloof, or even rebellious—when in fact they are concentrating on listening and understanding. However, INTPs' intuition often gives them a quick wit, especially with language. They may defuse tension through comical observations and references. They can be charming, even in their quiet reserve, and are sometimes surprised by the high esteem in which their friends and colleagues hold them.[12]

INTPs are driven to understand a discussion from all relevant angles. Their impatience with seemingly indefensible ideas can make them particularly devastating at debate.[2]

INTPs are often haunted by a fear of failure, causing them to rethink solutions many times and second-guess themselves. In their mind, they may have overlooked a bit of crucial data, and there may very well be another equally plausible solution.
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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #181 on: May 30, 2015, 01:32:33 PM »

  • Extravert (1%)
  • iNtuitive (38%)
  • Feeling (38%)
  • Perceiving (22%)
  • You have marginal or no preference of Extraversion over Introversion (1%)
  • You have moderate preference of Intuition over Sensing (38%)
  • You have moderate preference of Feeling over Thinking (38%)
  • You have slight preference of Perceiving over Judging (22%)

ENFP Description
by Marina Margaret Heiss and Joe Butt

ENFPs are both "idea"-people and "people"-people, who see everyone and everything as part of a cosmic whole. They want to both help and to be liked and admired by other people, on both an individual and a humanitarian level. This is rarely a problem for the ENFP, as they are outgoing and warm, and genuinely like people. Some ENFPs have a great deal of zany charm, which can ingratiate them to more stodgy types in spite of their unconventionality.

ENFPs often have strong, if sometimes surprising, values and viewpoints. They tend to try to use their social skills and contacts to persuade others gently (though enthusiastically) of the rightness of these views; this sometimes results in the ENFP neglecting their nearest and dearest while caught up their efforts to change the world.

ENFPs can be the warmest, kindest, and most sympathetic of mates; affectionate, demonstrative, and spontaneous. Many in relationships with an ENFP literally say, "They light up my life." But there is usually a trade-off: the partner must be willing to deal with the practical and financial aspects of the relationship, and the ENFP must be allowed the freedom to follow their latest path, whatever that entails.

ENFPs are friendly folks. Most are really enjoyable people. Some of the most soft-hearted people are ENFPs.

ENFPs have what some call a "silly switch." They can be intellectual, serious, all business for a while, but whenever they get the chance, they flip that switch and become CAPTAIN WILDCHILD, the scourge of the swimming pool, ticklers par excellence. Sometimes they may even appear intoxicated when the "switch" is flipped.

One study has shown that ENFPs are significantly overrepresented in psychodrama. Most have a natural propensity for role-playing and acting. (I found this bit particularly entertaining XD)

Friends are what life is about to ENFPs, moreso even than the other NFs. They hold up their end of the relationship, sometimes being victimized by less caring individuals. ENFPs are energized by being around people. Some have real difficulty being alone, especially on a regular basis.

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #182 on: May 31, 2015, 09:38:10 PM »

Introvert(100%)  Sensing(38%)  Feeling(38%)  Perceiving(33%)

    You have strong preference of Introversion over Extraversion (100%)
    You have moderate preference of Sensing over Intuition (38%)
    You have moderate preference of Feeling over Thinking (38%)
    You have moderate preference of Perceiving over Judging (33%)

100% Introvert lol. That sounds about right.

Offline Far eyes

Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #183 on: June 06, 2015, 07:00:55 AM »
I find several of the questions questionable and inaccurate or just general in ways that both yes and no could be viable.

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #184 on: July 22, 2015, 09:11:45 AM »
I got INTJ, and it's quite accurate with my personality, though some questions aren't the right type to reply just with yes/uncertain/no, but that's a common issue about multiple option questionnaires.

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #185 on: August 26, 2015, 11:38:53 PM »
I had my initial test done by a psychology prof in university and took an online test to see if I've changed much....drum roll was basically the same. I am ENFP.  In university I had a perfectly even score with J & P. It is an accurate description and my occupation is perfectly tied to that type.

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #186 on: August 27, 2015, 10:29:02 PM »
I've taken the test a number of times and always get INTJ, which seems to be largely accurate for me.

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #187 on: August 28, 2015, 04:50:43 AM »
It's curious, but no matter how many of these tests I take and no matter how little faith I really have in them, they all come up with the same result, and I cannot disagree with it! How annoying it to want to call shenanigans but finding none! :P

Anyways, as for my results: ENFJ.

Extravert: 6% - Marginal-to-slight preference for Extroversion to Introversion.
Intuitive: 47% - Moderate-to-high preference for Intuition over Sensing.
Feeling: 3% - Marginal preference for Feeling over Thinking. (Honest prefer logic, so it's within the acceptable margin of error.)
Judging: 1% - Marginal-to-no preference for Judging over Perceiving. (I am an observer at heart.)

I cannot pick any holes in this given that I repeatedly get results that reflect me so well. I'd make the usual complaint that most of these questions are far too substantial and complicated to be answered with a mere 'yes' or 'no', but I suppose I prove myself wrong by doing the test and finding that the responses were actually adequate. x)

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #188 on: August 31, 2015, 02:17:00 AM »
I've had mine done professionally, and have also done it a number of times myself using the online quizzes, and every time it's come out the same; INTP.

Introvert(91%)  iNtuitive(12%)  Thinking(59%)  Perceiving(31%)

    You have strong preference of Introversion over Extraversion (91%)
    You have slight preference of Intuition over Sensing (12%)
    You have distinct preference of Thinking over Feeling (59%)
    You have moderate preference of Perceiving over Judging (31%)

I'd say it's probably around 80 percent accurate as it applies to me, and I found that reading up more on the type profile allowed me to realise/understand a fair bit about myself, and why I do things, or think, in the way that way that I do, which can often be quite different from the majority.
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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #189 on: August 31, 2015, 08:36:23 AM »


Introvert(56%)  Sensing(12%)  Feeling(38%)  Judging(11%)
You have moderate preference of Introversion over Extraversion (56%)
You have slight preference of Sensing over Intuition (12%)
You have moderate preference of Feeling over Thinking (38%)
You have slight preference of Judging over Perceiving (11%)


and yeah~ mostly spot on.

Today, almost one year later~

Introvert(56%) Sensing(31%) Thinking(34%) Judging(62%)
Introverted Sensing Thinking Judging
by Joe Butt
"It is in keeping with tradition throughout our history that I should express simply and directly the opinions which I hold concerning some of the matters of present importance." --Herbert Hoover, Inaugural Address, Monday, March 4, 1929.
ISTJs are often called inspectors. They have a keen sense of right and wrong, especially in their area of interest and/or responsibility. They are noted for devotion to duty. Punctuality is a watchword of the ISTJ. The secretary, clerk, or business(wo)man by whom others set their clocks is likely to be an ISTJ.

As do other Introverted Thinkers, ISTJs often give the initial impression of being aloof and perhaps somewhat cold. Effusive expression of emotional warmth is not something that ISTJs do without considerable energy loss.

ISTJs are most at home with "just the facts, Ma'am." They seem to perform at highest efficiency when employing a step-by-step approach. Once a new procedure has proven itself (i.e., has been shown "to work,") the ISTJ can be depended upon to carry it through, even at the expense of their own health.

ISTJs are easily frustrated by the inconsistencies of others, especially when the second parties don't keep their commitments. But they usually keep their feelings to themselves unless they are asked. And when asked, they don't mince words. Truth wins out over tact. The grim determination of the ISTJ vindicates itself in officiation of sports events, judiciary functions, or an other situation which requires making tough calls and sticking to them.

Their SJ orientation draws the ISTJ into the service of established institutions. Home, social clubs, government, schools, the military, churches -- these are the bastions of the SJ. "We've always done it this way" is often reason enough for many ISTJs. Threats to time-honored traditions or established organizations (e.g., a "run" on the bank) are the undoing of SJs, and are to be fought at all costs.

(ISTJ stands for Introvert, Sensing, Thinking, Judging and represents individual's preferences in four dimensions characterising personality type, according to Jung's and Briggs Myers' theories of personality type.)

Functional Analysis Of The ISTJ
Based on Jung’s framework of mental functions - by Joe Butt
Introverted Sensing

Si is oriented toward the world of forms, essences, generics. Time is such a form, a quantifiable essense of exactitude, the standard to which external events are held. For both of the IS_J types, the sense of propriety comes from the clear definition of these internal forms. An apple "should" have certain qualities, against which all apples are evaluated. A "proper" chair has four legs, (and other qualities this poor INTP can only guess). Jung viewed introverted sensing as something of an oxymoron, in that the natural direction of senses is outward toward the object, rather than inward and away from it. One has the sense that Introverted Sensors are drawn more to the measure of the concept of the perceived object than to the experience of that perception.

Extraverted Thinking

The moderation of the Te function serves to socialize the expression of these forms. When the Si function is ready to relinquish the data, Te may speak. Otherwise, silence is golden. ISTJs seem to have a few favorite forms (the tried and true) which may serve for most occasions. My ISTJ dad woke me every morning with the same phrase for more years than I care to remember. Asked, "How are you?" he answered with the same stock phrase. ("As well as my age and habits will permit" was used for about two decades.) "It's a good form, a sound form--it's the form for me."

Introverted Feeling

Since Fi is turned inward, it is rarely expressed. Perhaps this enables the ISTJ to resolutely accept that "we are all doomed." When told that Lazarus had died, Thomas said, "Let us go and die with him." (He could just as well have said something like, "I knew this was bound to happen sooner or later.") Only in times of great distress is the Introverted Feeling expressed (as I witnessed in my dad when a neighbor's son was killed in a hunting accident). Otherwise, feeling is inferred, or expressed nonverbally, through eye contact, or an encouraging smile.

Extraverted Intuition

The Ne function of an ISTJ does not serve them very well. It needs a lot of help. For example, an ISTJ was surprised to find that someone she had talked with only by phone had red hair, because she "didn't usually like" people with red hair! This inferior Ne seems to be a major source of, and a natural breeding ground for, stereotypes. Failure of the banking system is but one bogeyman which arises from the fear which feeds on the ISTJ's mistrust of real world possibilities. The shadow inhabiting the inferior Ne strikes at the precious forms and standards in the heart of the dominant Si function.

Only change was from (F)eeling to (T)hinking...everything else stayed the same only MORE so. And this fits me as well.


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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #190 on: August 31, 2015, 10:25:35 PM »
When I first took this back in 2013 after joining E!

« on: April 21, 2013, 03:33:18 PM »

89% Introvert
25% iNtuitive
25% Thinking
11% Perceiving

And now, after Graduating college and living on my own for close to a year.

47% Introvert
16% iNtuitive
25% Thinking
6% Judging

Its really interesting to see how, aside from P/J, my traits stayed the same, the stats have changed. Its like, yes, I'm still the same core person with the same core personality, but I've definitely shifted my way of thinking and how I view the world. I can attest a lot of the changes from my E/I to my roommates and close friends being extremely sociable. I was forced to go out more, but with a crowd of people I was comfortable with, and seemed to enjoy these outings. I also have a lot more confidence in myself, which makes it somewhat easier to socialize with strangers. I'm still definitely a hardcore introvert and that will probably never change, but its definitely not a bad thing that I've become more sociable.

It makes me laugh to see that Thinking is still a flat 25% even after two years. The one pet peeve my girlfriend has is that she doesn't think I really have feelings, which always makes me laugh. She's got enough F% for the both of us.

Now the switch from P to J is definitely interesting, but if I really think about it, most of my stats had a large shift percentage and since my P% was already low, it makes sense that it would shift to the other end.

Overall it makes sense to me. Maybe I'll take this again after I'm married or have a few kids and see how those major life changes affect me :)

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #191 on: September 06, 2015, 06:54:26 AM »
This test says I'm ENTP.

Extravert(1%)  iNtuitive(12%)  Thinking(9%)  Perceiving(3%)

    You have marginal or no preference of Extraversion over Introversion (1%)
    You have slight preference of Intuition over Sensing (12%)
    You have slight preference of Thinking over Feeling (9%)
    You have marginal or no preference of Perceiving over Judging (3%)

Honestly I don't think I learned anything new. Just affirmed what I already figured?

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #192 on: September 07, 2015, 06:31:09 AM »
Extravert(12%)  iNtuitive(62%)  Thinking(1%)  Judging(12%)
You have slight preference of Extraversion over Introversion (12%)
You have distinct preference of Intuition over Sensing (62%)
You have marginal or no preference of Thinking over Feeling (1%)
You have slight preference of Judging over Perceiving (12%)

Offline ChaoticSky

Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #193 on: September 07, 2015, 09:30:39 PM »
I've taken this test (and ones like it) several times since back in highschool. Always scored very firmly in the ITNJ

Offline LackingInHeart

Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #194 on: September 13, 2015, 01:41:54 AM »
Updating this to a summary:

I get INTJ or INTP.  I(65%-85%), N(45%-75%), T(40%-80%), J/P(1-20%).  I s'pose the results vary on current occupations of my life.

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Offline Jazra

Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #195 on: September 13, 2015, 03:16:19 PM »
EFSP for what it is worth.

Extravert(9%)  Sensing(1%)  Feeling(41%)  Perceiving(25%)

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #196 on: September 13, 2015, 03:31:43 PM »
INTJ, my consistent result.

A good thing to remember about this test, coming from someone with a big MBTI background, is that it relies entirely on your perception of yourself. Therefore, as the way you see yourself changes you will find that your test result change. It doesn't mean that your fundamental psychology is transforming on a yearly basis.

That's also the oft-cited criticism of the MBTI. Since it relies on the subject it is easily manipulated or mistaken based on their own self-bias or mood at the time.

Regardless, it's primary strength is giving people a new way to talk about themselves and how they behave. Issues aside, it becomes a great tool when used appropriately.

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« Reply #197 on: October 07, 2015, 05:47:19 AM »
I use MBTI as a tool to help people understand why, sometimes, their assumptions about communication are way off.
Once they done the questionnaire and looked at the results I illustrate this with an example from my own experience. As an INTJ I would present the facts, highlighting the features and benefits, then invite a vote. I would be surprised when about half the group would not then accept the group decision because although we'd looked at the facts we hadn't taken into account people's feelings.

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #198 on: October 07, 2015, 06:35:30 PM »
Extravert(1%)  Sensing(9%)  Thinking(34%)  Judging(25%)

    You have marginal or no preference of Extraversion over Introversion (1%)
    You have slight preference of Sensing over Intuition (9%)
    You have moderate preference of Thinking over Feeling (34%)
    You have moderate preference of Judging over Perceiving (25%)

Well that was certainly unexpected, I figured myself to be a lot more extraverted, a lot more of a thinker, and I'm ashamed of my lack of judgmentality xD
Didn't realize how neutral I was :/ Thought I was way more extreme~

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Re: MBTI Personality Types
« Reply #199 on: October 11, 2015, 02:00:29 AM »
 ESFP Extravert(38%)  Sensing(25%)  Feeling(25%)  Perceiving(16%)
  • You have moderate preference of Extraversion over Introversion (38%)
  • You have moderate preference of Sensing over Intuition (25%)
  • You have moderate preference of Feeling over Thinking (25%)
  • You have slight preference of Perceiving over Judging (16%)
I remember I did the test years ago and the results were very similar

  ESFP Extraverted Sensing Feeling Perceiving  "Where's the party?" ESFPs love people, excitement, telling stories and having fun. The spontaneous, impulsive nature of this type is almost always entertaining. And ESFPs love to entertain -- on stage, at work, and/or at home. Social gatherings are an energy boost to these "people" people.
 SPs sometimes think and talk in more of a spider-web approach. Several of my ESFP friends jump from thought to thought in mid-sentence, touching here or there in a manner that's almost incoherent to the listener, but will eventually cover the waterfront by skipping on impulse from one piece of information to another. It's really quite fascinating.
 New! ESFPs are attracted to new ideas, new fashions, new gadgets, new ______. Perhaps it's the newness of life that attracts ESFPs to elementary education, especially to preschool and kindergarten.
 ESFPs love to talk to people about people. Some of the most colorful storytellers are ESFPs. Their down-to-earth, often homespun wit reflects a mischievous benevolence.
 Almost every ESFP loves to talk. Some can be identified by the twenty minute conversation required to ask or answer a simple factual question.
(ESFP stands for Extravert, Sensing, Feeling, Perceiving and represents individual's preferences in four dimensions characterising personality type, according to Jung's and Briggs Myers' theories of personality type.)

It's a polite way to say i'm a chatterbox huh
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