Post your MB Personality Type

Meetups, joint projects, classifieds, dating, exchanges, buying, selling, etc.
User avatar
TopHatFox
Posts: 1378
Joined: Thu Oct 17, 2013 10:07 pm
Location: NY; 23

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by TopHatFox » Fri Jun 12, 2015 3:29 pm

Got ENFJ-A--The Protagonist!-- just now, guess things have changed since I got INTP last time I took a MB personality test.

Upon reading the ENFJ-A description, I also realized that my percentages for E and J are very close. I think it's true that I''m often INFP-A depending on my mood.
Last edited by TopHatFox on Tue Jan 19, 2016 1:06 pm, edited 3 times in total.

User avatar
BlueNote
Posts: 394
Joined: Sat Jun 08, 2013 6:26 pm
Location: Toronto, Canada

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by BlueNote » Wed Jun 17, 2015 8:38 pm

Your personality type: “The Logician” (INTP-A)
Strength of individual traits: Introverted: 98%, Intuitive: 68%, Thinking: 69%, Prospecting: 42%, Assertive: 14%.
Role: Analyst
Strategy: Confident Individualism

I just might be introverted. I have almost always scored INTP, maybe once I scored INTJ but it was probably a fluke.

User avatar
GandK
Posts: 1934
Joined: Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:00 pm

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by GandK » Thu Jun 18, 2015 10:22 am

Try this on for size:

The worst possible thing to happen to each Myers-Briggs personality type
INFJ: You must work for a company that you know to be morally corrupt, exploiting the lower classes of society to benefit the rich. You are not allowed to quit or leave the job.
Yes, absolutely. That would be a horrifying, soul-sucking existence.

henrik
Posts: 714
Joined: Fri Apr 13, 2012 5:58 pm
Location: EE

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by henrik » Thu Jun 18, 2015 10:27 am

INTJ
Everything you say sounds completely idiotic.

:)

7Wannabe5
Posts: 2912
Joined: Fri Oct 18, 2013 9:03 am

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by 7Wannabe5 » Thu Jun 18, 2015 11:22 am

XNTP
For the rest of your life, you have to research a boring and useless topic. You must interview people who have no idea what they are talking about in order to complete your research.
and
The right to freedom of speech was never added to the Constitution, and it is illegal to voice your opinion.
Yup. Very accurate. In that world I would be locked up and writhing in agony. My INFP sister was also horrified by her fate.

enigmaT120
Posts: 931
Joined: Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:14 pm
Location: Falls City, OR

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by enigmaT120 » Thu Jun 18, 2015 12:53 pm

Here's mine:

Your personality type: “The Logistician” (ISTJ-A)
Strength of individual traits: Introverted: 23%, Observant: 34%, Thinking: 57%, Judging: 11%, Assertive: 82%.
Role: Sentinel
Strategy: Confident Individualism

I'm not sure what to think of it.

User avatar
Tyler9000
Posts: 1308
Joined: Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:45 pm
Location: Austin, TX

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by Tyler9000 » Thu Jun 18, 2015 1:44 pm

jacob wrote: Yes, INTPs would naturally be inclined to be annoyed by the MBTI while INTJs would naturally tend to love it.
Lol -- yep, that describes me.

I generally test INTP. In college it was strongly so except for a borderline J/P (I was so sure of myself!). On the INTJ vs. INTP test I'm 53% INTP, which follows that pattern. Interestingly, with this new one I'm INFP-A but within 10-20% of the median on everything but the P and probably would change categories if I moved a few sliders I was legitimately unsure of. So perhaps my frustration with MBTI is that my personality may be naturally neutral and can break different ways depending on the question or situation. Or maybe I've legitimately grown as a person, although I understand MBTI advocates argue that people don't change.

Or maybe I'm just a stubborn INTP. ;)

reepicheep
Posts: 202
Joined: Mon Dec 29, 2014 7:45 am

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by reepicheep » Mon Jun 22, 2015 2:18 pm

ENTP


"An odd juxtaposition arises with ENTPs, as they are uncompromisingly honest, but will argue tirelessly for something they don't actually believe in, stepping into another's shoes to argue a truth from another perspective."

lol

Hubs is ESTP.

He's practically glowing with the part that says he'll be a perfect parent.

MishainBg
Posts: 11
Joined: Thu Sep 03, 2015 12:19 am

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by MishainBg » Fri Sep 04, 2015 8:20 am

http://www.16personalities.com/infj-personality
52% introvert, 35% intuitive, 58% feeling, 7% judging, 27% turbulent
The Advocate

User avatar
Kriegsspiel
Posts: 331
Joined: Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:05 pm

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by Kriegsspiel » Fri Sep 04, 2015 8:17 pm

I'm an INTP/ENTP. I'm about half and half on the I and E, and strong on everything else. I think we were the lowest earners, so... go team.

User avatar
Pedal2Petal
Posts: 106
Joined: Sat Nov 12, 2011 8:01 pm
Contact:

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by Pedal2Petal » Thu Oct 01, 2015 12:06 pm

Kriegsspiel wrote:I'm an INTP/ENTP. I'm about half and half on the I and E, and strong on everything else. I think we were the lowest earners, so... go team.
ENTP here. A lot of ENTPs mistype as INTP due to being the most introverted extroverts.

thrifty++
Posts: 670
Joined: Sat May 23, 2015 3:46 pm

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by thrifty++ » Fri Oct 02, 2015 12:04 am

I generally score INFJ. I think they are the most extroverted introverts? Most people think I am an extrovert but I am definitely an introvert to the core. I love people and being around people but I need lots of time on my own to charge up so that I can be engaged and happy around other people.

thrifty++
Posts: 670
Joined: Sat May 23, 2015 3:46 pm

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by thrifty++ » Fri Oct 02, 2015 12:09 am

I think there is definitely something to this MBTI stuff. One of the things I have heavily interested in is meeting up with groups of people for conceptual discussion about philosophy, psychology, religion and political issues. Discussions of depth. Apparently this is very much an INFJ thing, especially psychology focussed discussions. At a couple of the psychology meetings I made the point of asking most people present their MBTI. On both occasions about 50% of them were INFJ despite that being apparently 1% of the population.

wood
Posts: 251
Joined: Wed Sep 16, 2015 5:53 am

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by wood » Fri Oct 02, 2015 8:58 am

ISFP - Adventurer.

I always end up with the I, the rest is abit random depending on the questions and how I feel/think in the moment. The description was entertaining and occasionally spot on. I can't imagine there are too many ERE ISFP's out there.

Solvent
Posts: 126
Joined: Wed Mar 04, 2015 3:04 pm
Location: Romandy
Contact:

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by Solvent » Fri Oct 02, 2015 12:23 pm

I hadn't done a MB before, so on a whim I clicked through. ISTJ:

Your personality type: “The Logistician” (ISTJ-A)
Strength of individual traits: Introverted: 49%, Observant: 100%, Thinking: 56%, Judging: 13%, Assertive: 65%.
Role: Sentinel
Strategy: Confident Individualism

100% on observant. That seems high? I'm not really sure how to interpret that. What's the oppositional quality for that one?

I dislike personality tests generally. My context for them, though, is the business environment where a consultant comes in and tests you and gives everyone some paper with strategies on it. I always come out as an introvert (duh) and the advice I'm usually given is along the lines of:
"As an introvert, your weakness lies in not speaking up often and loud enough to put forward your point of view. To counter this, try harder to speak up more frequently and louder."

Which I've always found distinctly unhelpful.

The description, though, suits me in many ways.
"Dependency on others is often seen by ISTJs as a weakness" - yep
"honesty is far more important than emotional considerations, and their blunt approach leaves others with the false impression that ISTJs are cold, or even robotic" - maybe so
"seek stability and security" - yeah
"The facts are the facts, and ISTJs tend to resist any new idea that isn't supported by them. This factual decision-making process also makes it difficult for people with the ISTJ personality type to accept that they were wrong about something" - I do have difficulty admitting I'm wrong, yes

What really rang out for me though:
"Nothing is quite so challenging for ISTJs as ongoing debates about who is responsible for what, resulting in work that's shoddily assembled – or worse, incomplete"
Oh goodness, my current workplace has terribly long meetings with people taking about problems they're not responsible for and can't change. And the things they are responsible for suffer through endless debates about who, in particular, is responsible.
It makes me long for the partner at the consulting firm I used to work for, who within minutes of deciding an issue needed action, would assign the task, and specify what action was expected by what time. Damn I miss that.

thrifty++
Posts: 670
Joined: Sat May 23, 2015 3:46 pm

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by thrifty++ » Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:16 pm

"As an introvert, your weakness lies in not speaking up often and loud enough to put forward your point of view. To counter this, try harder to speak up more frequently and louder."
Im not surprised you have found that unhelpful. I think people often misunderstand introversion. For me it really comes down to whether you acquire energy from being on your own or being with other people. I have no issue speaking up in front of people on a regular basis despite being an introvert and see it as a separate issue.

heyhey
Posts: 105
Joined: Sat Jul 19, 2014 7:17 pm
Location: Herts UK

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by heyhey » Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:40 pm

"As an introvert, your weakness lies in not speaking up often and loud enough to put forward your point of view. To counter this, try harder to speak up more frequently and louder."
It's like saying, "as an introvert, your weakness lies in being an introvert".

Why is being an introvert seen as a weakness?

I do not need to speak up and put forward my point of view. I have my point of view; I see no need to persuade other people to it, or even share it with them. I'm fine with them keeping their point of view.
Last edited by heyhey on Fri Oct 02, 2015 6:08 pm, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
jennypenny
Posts: 5338
Joined: Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:20 pm
Location: Stepford USA

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by jennypenny » Fri Oct 02, 2015 6:01 pm

PERSONALITY: INTP ("THE LOGICIAN")
VARIANT: TURBULENT
ROLE: ANALYST

Introverted 79%
Intuitive 70%
Thinking 40%
Prospecting 6%
Turbulent 68%

Ha! Turbulent. No surprises there. I go back and forth between P and J, but test P more often. Based on the description, I'm definitely a P. The parenting section in particular is spot on.

heyhey
Posts: 105
Joined: Sat Jul 19, 2014 7:17 pm
Location: Herts UK

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by heyhey » Fri Oct 02, 2015 6:12 pm

BTW if anybody has trouble with the "Worst Possible Thing" link posted above, the original post seems to be here:
http://thoughtcatalog.com/heidi-priebe/ ... lity-type/

Scrubby
Posts: 153
Joined: Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:46 pm

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by Scrubby » Sat Oct 03, 2015 4:03 am

thrifty++ wrote:I have no issue speaking up in front of people on a regular basis despite being an introvert and see it as a separate issue.
The way I'm introvert about this is that I don't like to speak to an audience just to prove I can do it. If I actually have something to say I don't mind saying it to a lot of people, but I will have tried to think it thoroughly through in advance. A lot of extroverts don't seem to make this distinction. They are proud of being able to talk for a long time. If they are given 60 minutes to explain something they will fill that time, even if they could have given the actual information in a fraction of the time or in a short email. I see this as wasting everybody's time, and I would be ashamed if I was the one doing it.

EMJ
Posts: 317
Joined: Sat Nov 20, 2010 6:37 pm

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by EMJ » Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:37 am

Uncovering The Secret History Of Myers-Briggs
"Yet though her creation is everywhere, Myers and the details of her life's work are curiously absent from the public record. Not a single independent biography is in print today. Not one article details how Myers, an award-winning mystery writer who possessed no formal training in psychology or sociology, concocted a test routinely deployed by 89 of the Fortune 100 companies, the US government, hundreds of universities, and online dating sites like Perfect Match, Project Evolove and Type Tango. And not one expert in the field of psychometric testing, a $500 million industry with over 2,500 different tests on offer in the US alone, can explain why Myers-Briggs has so thoroughly surpassed its competition, emerging as a household name on par with the Atkins Diet or The Secret."

https://digg.com/2015/myers-briggs-secret-history

heyhey
Posts: 105
Joined: Sat Jul 19, 2014 7:17 pm
Location: Herts UK

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by heyhey » Mon Oct 12, 2015 3:21 pm

Your personality type: “The Defender” (ISFJ-A)
Strength of individual traits: Introverted: 90%, Observant: 32%, Feeling: 57%, Judging: 34%, Assertive: 12%.
Role: Sentinel
Strategy: Confident Individualism

I've done this before and I always get the I and the J (even though J is low on this one) but the others can change. I like the description of the Defender, but it doesn't suit me in all respects.

Here's the description from the "who you were in high school" site. I didn't marry my high school sweetheart, but I might have if he'd asked at the right moment, or if he hadn't taken up alcoholism very early in life.

ISFJ
You were the teacher’s pet. You got straight A’s, scraped by socially and ended up marrying your high school sweetheart. You were too sweet to be picked on but too shy to be popular so you stuck close to a few good friends and just rode your teen years out.

GreenBike
Posts: 8
Joined: Mon May 11, 2015 12:50 pm

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by GreenBike » Tue Oct 13, 2015 4:06 pm

After discovering MBTI and personality types, I read about it and took the test. Really, this was a bit too late in my life, I have suffered years of Company-abuse without understanding my profile - always beeing a bit too smart, - never really feeling at ease with the other people ! :shock:

Tested INTJ. Read the description. Big revelation. Good description of me. :ugeek:
http://www.personalitypage.com/INTJ.html

Nowdays I'm in ERE mode, Financially Independent hopefully, don't want to fight or interact with all the stupid career-people anymore. I Like Substance not Show. My Projects now are Python and Java programming, Travelling & Biking, and studying Evolution and Physics. :D

Thanks Jakob for all insights !!

toto123
Posts: 8
Joined: Thu Oct 22, 2015 6:30 pm

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by toto123 » Mon Oct 26, 2015 8:11 pm

INTJ (strong INT, slightly J).

I discovered this test in a forum dedicated to systematic trading. I didn't care much about it until I realized that 35 to 40% of the members who took the test were also INTJ, and about 15% were INTP. It made me think that there is some "truth" in this test.

Noided

Re: Post your MB Personality Type

Post by Noided » Wed Oct 28, 2015 2:52 am

ISTJ. Supposedly I should be very conservative in social terms, but actually I am quite the opposite. But many aspects of the personality type do check out.

Post Reply