Myers-Briggs personality test

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Postby Qing Tian » Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:14 pm

INFP here too. Variant: Assertive, Diplomat.

I guess it's reasonably accurate inasmuch as that is kind of how I see myself anyway. And I was fairly confident in all my answers.
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Postby Johnny Dangerous » Fri Dec 05, 2014 2:09 am

I always found the I vs. E part to be confusing, or maybe too broad.

I'm an introvert in that I need recharge time, like some time alone every day etc...but I also feel like some degree of social interaction is needed, and I tend to get weird when I don't have it, and actually miss it.
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Re: Myers-Briggs personality test

Postby Punya » Fri Dec 05, 2014 5:19 am

I think it's about where you are on the continuum. Introverts can be cast as shrinking violets with no social skills but from what I've read previously about the Myer-Briggs test the I can be simply more about the need for and enjoyment of alone time. I know people who seem to be strongly Es in that they avoid time by themselves and endlessly seek out the company of others.

The results of a few of us seems to confirm that the changes can occur over time, which is what you would expect from a buddhist perspective. There was definitely a couple of questions that I would have answered differently in the past. I'd like to think this is a result of practice but it seems pretty likely getting older (in other words life experience) has something to do with it. :D
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Postby Concordiadiscordi » Fri Dec 05, 2014 7:43 am

It would appear as though I am still classified as an INFJ.
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There is a big community of INFP in here.
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Postby Mkoll » Fri Dec 05, 2014 11:38 pm

INTP. Turbulent Analyst.

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Postby Lazy_eye » Sat Dec 06, 2014 3:27 pm

INFP, and pretty typical in that regard. I'm quite tickled to see this thread as it's a bit unusual to find so many IN__s in one location. This must be the "in" crowd (ha ha).

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Postby kirtu » Sat Dec 06, 2014 11:06 pm

INTP - but the result is boderline INTJ also.

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