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Just wondering what fictional characters my fellow INTP's admire. Make sure to add their type [or our guess at their type] if you can.

1.) Severus Snape [istj/intj] I love his snarky ways....
2.) Jack Sparrow [estp/entp] He's a witty pirate for god's sake.
3.) Neal Caffrey (from white collar) [entj] A perfect liar.
4.) Gregory House (from house) [intp] Sarcastic and brilliant.
5.) Sherlock Holmes [intj, in my opinion] His ability to solve problems astounds me.
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5.) Haruhi Suzumiya (from the melancholy of haruhi) [entp/entj] She just doesn't give a damn. It's awesome.

**these are at the moment and will change in a few weeks, obviously**
 

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Hmmmm, this is a good question :)
I might revisit this post to type these people, but for now, I'll just list them.

Jango and Boba Fett
Spock
Sylar
Ben Linus and Faraday
Spartan 117 (John)
 

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I nearly always admire wise, gentle, complex and mysterious characters. You know, like Dumbledore (INFP?). Or the Doctor (Doctor Who)(INTP?).

Then there are the ones I really can't say I admire, but like nonetheless: House (INTP?), Dr. Strangelove (IXTP? No idea? Haha), Ben Linus (ISTJ?). Another example of a rather twisted character I loved was the title character from the 1965 film The Collector (another ISTJ?), played by a brilliant young Terence Stamp. He was so well-meaning, innocent, almost, and yet so warped. I definitely recommend the film to all of you. :p

(I feel a bit bad that none of these characters are female--the excuse I'm using is that there simply aren't enough stories that feature complex and flawed female characters, rather than superficial and sexy companions to more interesting male characters.)
 

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I like Cal Lightman (INTP) from "Lie to Me" . Not only do I get to see how we INTPs are seen on the outside, but I also get to learn some fun facts about human psychology!

The Doctor from Doctor Who (I think the current one is an ENTP)
Of course, House (major INTP or possibly very misanthropic ENTP)
Tony Hill (INFP) from "Wire in the Blood"
Stephen Colbert (ESTP) - his fictional side, not the real actor (whose sense of humor is trademark INTP)
 

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Phoenix Wright (xNFP?)
House (endless debate, but sure we could settle on xNTx)
Big Boss (haven't played Peace Walker, but seems like IxxJ)
Howard Roark (INTP)
Spider-Man (INTP, with developed Fe function?)
etc
 

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You expect me to only pick five?! Ha!

1) Jean Valjean from Les Miserables. (Not normally my favourite type of character, but he's just that awesome.)
2) Gandalf [INTJ] from, of course, Lord of the Rings. (I mean really. What's not to love about Gandalf?)
3) Puddleglum from The Silver Chair. (Do I even need to explain why I love him?)
4) Horatio Fisk from Dean Spanley. (The most wonderfully contrary character I've come across. Grouchy old people are my favourite)
5) Sophie Hatter from Howl's Moving. Castle (She's so no-nonsense.)
6) Redmond Barry from The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq. (He's a horrible person, yet I can't help but adore his arrogance and the numerous ways he tries to justify his actions over the course of the book)
 

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I know there's supposed to only be 5 but screw that.
Ender Wiggin (Enders Game)
Peter Wiggin (Enders Game)
Dr. Manhattan (The Watchmen)
The Comedian (Watchmen)
The Joker (The Dark Knight)
Deadpool (Marvel Comics)
Thats really weird I was thinking off all of those except deadpool, anyways:

Ender Wiggin (Enders Game)
Peter Wiggin (Enders Game)
Dr. Manhattan (The Watchmen)
Rorshack (Watchmen)
The Joker (The Dark Knight)
Gandalf (Lord of the Rings)
Dumbledore (Harry Potter)
 

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Janitor (Scrubs)
Creed (The Office)
Ken (Freaks and Geeks)
Randle McMurphy (Book: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)
Ash (Army of Darkness and Evil Dead movies)
"Mad" Max Rockatansky (Mad Max)
William 'Bill the Butcher' Cutting (Gangs of New York)
Foreign Cab Driver in New York City (Night on Earth)
John McClane (Die Hard 1)
Mr. Wolf (Pulp Fiction)
Anton Chigurh (No Country for Old Men)
Piccolo (Dragon Ball Z)
The Kurgan (Highlander)
Vic Vega (Reservoir Dogs)
Porter (Payback movie and Richard Stark novels)
Marv (Sin City)
Silvio Dante (Sopranos)
Lone Wolf (Shogun Assassin)
William Wallace (Braveheart)
Hatchet Harry (Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels)
Andy Dufresne (Shawshank Redemption)
 

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i don't admire so much people who resemble me, or nerdy stereotypical characters. it's nothing interesting in that. instead i like the ones i find completely rediculous, especially stereotypical bad guy characters or stupid people. but i have a soft spot for well meaning slackers and tired old men.
 
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