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This is a really fun free personality test I've found and it is surprisingly accurate. Please take it as it will remind you there is so much more to you than your SA. You are a unique and cool person. This kind of stuff always helped me when I was suffering from SA. We need to stop seeing other ppl as somehow better than us just because they don't have SA. The ppl on this forum have awesome personalities, abilities, and traits. You can't just ignore these things and label yourself a loser b/c you have SA. That's not the right way to look at things.

Post your results if you take it. I'm curious to see what personality types are represented on this forum. My personal belief is that you can be any personality type and still have SA. You may even be naturally outgoing but SA is a phobia, not a personality so it may limit how much you express your natural personality. This was the case with me as I am ENFP.

When you answer the questions about being outgoing/wanting to be around a lot of ppl, don't factor in the SA instead write what you would do if you had no anxiety. Some ppl would still like to be loners even without anxiety. Some people have SA but would like to be around a lot of ppl, their SA just doesn't allow them to do it. See what i mean?

Be careful to read what each of the letters means so you can answer accurately. For instance what they mean by Judging (J) does not mean judgmental, it means you like order and think sequentially. I didn't do this the first time and it came up I was ENTP, which was not accurate.

Have fun!

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ISFP - The "Artist"
Temperament: SP (Creator)

Primary Function: Introverted Feeling
Population: 9% (8% male, 10% female)
Full ISFP Profile >>
(description, famous people, careers...)

Extraverted 16% Introverted 84%
Sensing 74% Intuition 26%
Thinking 32% Feeling 68%
Judging 16% Perceiving 84%

Sounds about right.
Cool LL. I don't know many ISFP's (none that I can think of) so this is neat to run into someone (if you can call it that on the net) who is one. What are your hobbies/interests if I may ask?

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Here are my *coughcough* interesting results (0 on sensing what the?)...

ENFP - The "Advocate"
Temperament: NF (Visionary)

Primary Function: Extraverted Intuition
Population: 5.5% (4.5% male, 6.5% female)

Extraverted 63%
Introverted 37%
LOL Sensing 0%
Intuition 100%
Thinking 26%
Feeling 74%
Judging 11%
Perceiving 89%

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Extraverted 0% Introverted 100%

Sensing 63% Intuition 37%

Thinking 53% Feeling 47%

Judging 42% Perceiving 58%

ISTP - The "Craftsman"
Primary Function: Introverted Thinking
Temperament: SP (Creator)

wow, doesn't fit me in the least, in fact almost opposite, maybe I misunderstood some of the questions?
Kenny are you sure you did the test right? You like--not what you actually do, but what you prefer--to be alone 100% of the time? You are supposed to answer according to your personality, not your SA.

I've posted the definitions of each letter below so try checking that out and try again 'cuz I think something went wrong.

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Ok, I'll post this to help you guys out. Please go by the exact definitions listed when taking the test:

Definitions of Letters in the personality analysis

Extraverted (E)

Extraversion is a preference to focus on the world outside the self. Extraverts enjoy social interactions and tend to be enthusiastic, verbal, assertive, and animated. They enjoy large social gatherings, such as parties and any kind of group activity. Extraverts are likely to enjoy time spent with people and find themselves energized by social interaction.

Extravert Characteristics

* Gregarious
* Assertive
* Talkative
* Social/outgoing
* Likes groups, parties, etc.
* Energized by interaction
* Expressive & enthusiastic
* Volunteers personal information
* Distractable
* Has many friends
* Easy to approach

Extraverted Personality Types

* ESTJ - Overseer
* ESTP - Persuader
* ESFJ - Supporter
* ESFP - Entertainer
* ENTJ - Chief
* ENTP - Originator
* ENFJ - Mentor
* ENFP - Advocate

Introverted (I)

Introversion is a preference to focus on the world inside the self. Introverts tend to be quiet, peaceful and deliberate and are not attracted to social interactions. They prefer activities they can do alone or with one other close friend, activities such as reading, writing, thinking, and inventing. Introverts find social gatherings draining.

Introvert Characteristics

* Energized by time alone
* Private
* Keeps to self
* Quiet
* Deliberate
* Internally aware
* Fewer friends
* Prefer smaller groups
* Independent
* Not socially inclined
* Enjoys solitude
* Thinks before speaking

Introverted Personality Types

* ISTJ - Examiner
* ISTP - Craftsman
* ISFJ - Defender
* ISFP - Artist
* INTJ - Strategist
* INTP - Engineer
* INFJ - Confidant
* INFP - Dreamer

Sensing (S)

Sensing refers to how people process data. Sensing people focus on the present, they are "here and now" people, who are factual and process information through the five senses. They see things as they are, they are concrete thinkers.

Sensing Characteristics

* Concrete
* Realistic
* Lives in the present
* Aware of surroundings
* Notices details
* Practical
* Goes by senses
* Factual

Intuition (N)

Intuition refers to how people process data. Intuitive people focus on the future and the possibilities. They process information through patterns and impressions. They read between the lines, they are abstract thinkers.

Intuitive Characteristics

* Future-focused
* Sees possibilities
* Inventive
* Imaginitive
* Deep
* Abstract
* Idealistic
* Complicated
* Theoretical

Thinking (T)

Thinking refers to how people make decisions. Thinking people are objective and make decisions based on facts. They are ruled by their head instead of their heart. Thinking people judge situations and others based on logic.

Thinking Characteristics

* Logical
* Objective
* Decides with head
* Wants truth
* Rational
* Impersonal
* Critical
* Thick-skinned
* Firm with people
* Driven by thought

Thinking Personality Types

* ESTJ - Overseer
* ESTP - Persuader
* ENTJ - Chief
* ENTP - Originator
* ISTJ - Examiner
* ISTP - Craftsman
* INTJ - Strategist
* INTP - Engineer

Feeling (F)

Feeling refers to how people make decisions. Feeling people are subjective and make decisions based on principles and values. They are ruled by their heart instead of their head. Feeling people judge situations and others based on feelings and extenuating circumstances.

Feeling Characteristics

* Decides with heart
* Dislikes conflict
* Passionate
* Driven by emotion
* Gentle
* Easily hurt
* Empathetic
* Caring of others
* Warm

Judging (J)

Judging is the preference outwardly displayed. Judging does not mean "judgmental". Judging people like order, organization and think sequentially. They like to have things planned and settled. Judging people seek closure.

Judging Characteristics

* Decisive
* Controlled
* Good at finishing
* Organized
* Structured
* Scheduled
* Quick at tasks
* Responsible
* Likes closure
* Makes plans

Judging Personality Types

* ESTJ - Overseer
* ESFJ - Supporter
* ENTJ - Chief
* ENFJ - Mentor
* ISTJ - Examiner
* ISFJ - Defender
* INTJ - Strategist
* INFJ - Confidant

Perceiving (P)

Perceiving is the preference outwardly displayed. Perceiving people are flexible, like to keep their options open and think randomly. They like to act spontaneously and are adaptable. Perceivers like to keep things open ended.

Perceiving Characteristics

* Adaptable
* Relaxed
* Disorganized
* Care-free
* Spontaneous
* Changes tracks midway
* Keeps options open
* Procrastinates
* Dislikes routine
* Flexible

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My main hobby is playing world of warcraft I'm totally addicted to it :D I also like board games and video games, heck anything game wise I like. My other interests/hobbies are cats and anything cat like, paranormal stuff, cooking, watching tv and chatting online/surfing various forums, etc. I'm a big cynic and have a different/odd way of looking at things (or so people tell me). I'm pretty sensitive as well and it bugs me when I'm having a problem and the person doesn't offer some sympathy. Not sure if all ISFPs are simular or not.
You sound like a really cool ISFP and yes you fit the description quite well (although everyone is unique so no one really fits it to a T). A different way of looking at things is awesome. I really appreciate it when ppl are unique, especially in their ideas and perspectives as talking with them makes life exciting and interesting.

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I've taken the official Meyers-Brigg on paper before (your link might be an official test, too; I didn't look). I was:


I think I was pretty close to the median on Percieving/Judging, though.
Neat. My brother and sister are INTPs. This personality type is quite different from mine (I think it's the closest to the opposite of ENFP for the personality types. I don't mean just the letters, I mean the actual way ppl act and think who are this type) but having them in my family has taught me how to get along with and appreciate ppl of any type, no matter how different. I actually really admire INTPs as they are often very intelligent individuals and can give an accurate and unbiased analysis about things which comes in handy :) you have this trait too where if someone compliments you it doesn't mean a great deal to you as you were able to analyze for yourself that you had done something worthy of praise? My brother has this going on. For the longest time I wondered why he never responded when i complimented him. As an ENFP it is a way I show love as well as telling the person they did a good job at something.

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EIFP The Advocate

Primary function: Extraverted Intuition
5.5% of population

My results:
Extraverted = 63% Introversion = 37
Intuition = 100% Sensing = 0%
Feeling = 68% Thinking = 32%
Perceiving = 68% Judging = 32%

I have taken the real Myers-Briggs test like someone above did, and this is pretty much the same, except for now I'm EXTRAVERTED???!!! How does that happen? No, I know how. It's what I would be without the SA!! :um
Wow, we are very similar. I got 0 on sensing and 100 on Intuition also. Yeah, that's how you really are you just have SA on top of that personality. I was ENFP for a long time but didn't start showing it until I beat the SA. I'm telling you, it definitely shows now.

Do you get passionate and excited about things you care about and want to get others excited about it too? Or you like to get ppl rallied around a common goal? If so, you are ENFP for sure (intuition is abbreviated with an N, btw).

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Aw that's a nice idea thanks.

INFP - The "Dreamer"

That sounds about right
Delicate, "Dreamers" make great friends and are really loyal ppl. When I look for friends they are one of the first ppl I'm drawn to. What are some of your goals/dreams (don't worry about the SA for now)? Also, do you find when you make friends they tend to be other INFPs and INFJs? Just curious...

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Hi did the test - I'm a INFJ (The Confidant) It's so true! The explanation is exactly who i am!
Extoverted 16% - intrverted 84%
sensing 32% - intuition 68%
thinking 26% - feeling 74%
judging 53% - percieving 47%
population 1%

Thanks for recommending that test, it has actually made me feel better about who I am : )
I know I love how accurate this test is!

One of my 3 closest friends is INFJ. Love this personality type they are so kind and considerate and the perfect person to call when you just need to talk or things are going wrong and you need someone to be there and understand. They are only 1% of the population so that just makes you value them all the more.

Garth, do you find you choose friends that are ENFJ, ESFJ, and/or ISFJ?

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You know alot about personality types? I really don't so it's hard to judge plus I don't have that many close friends... maybe actually, I'm usually drawn to people similar to me because they seem less threatening and just easier to talk to.
Yeah, I know from the site (there is a lot of info on there more than just the test. You should check it out) and taking ppl I know and finding out their personality type. A lot of stuff on there explains why my friends and aquaintances act the way they do.

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Hmmm only three extroverts on the forum. I hope you guys were answering according to your personality and not just how you act b/c of SA. But maybe it is easier for introverted ppl to get SA? Although I know extroverted ppl can get it too, maybe it is not as frequent. What do you think?

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Multiple Intelligences

Logical/Mathematical 95%
Verbal/Linguistic 70%
Intrapersonal 55%
Musical 50%
Bodily/Kinesthetic 45%
Visual/Spatial 35%
Naturalist 25%
Interpersonal 25%

Personality Test

INTP - The Engineer

Introverted 95%
Intuition 53%
Perceiving 53%
Thinking 74%

I think the introverted / extroverted section is skewed because of the SAD, for I feel that I am actually extroverted but trapped by the SAD.
Yeah, I've been telling ppl to answer according to what they prefer in life, whether to interact with a lot of ppl and be social or keep more to themselves. I am more extroverted than introverted and I have always felt really lonely/bored without frequent interaction with ppl. Some ppl don't need that much interaction even if they don't have SA.
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