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Am I a INTJ?

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I have taken 6 different MB tests the last day, and 4 say Im a INTJ while two say ISTJ.

So, how do I know what I am? It seems more to be of wording type of thing. Since English is my second language how the question is asked may affect how I answer the question.

Its the N or S question I get the different readings on. The other three are very stable.

I guess the INTJ are supposed to be very smart ( in serious test Ive always landed somewhere around 120, not that high, most IQ test can be thought with repitition ) but never been really good at School. Atleast not in our school system where boundries where never set. No homework needed etc..

I love to think about efficient use of materials and time. How to calculate making capital investments and depreciacion. Ive never studied it, but I would love to read about it. How to make a businesses more efficient and competetive. Im studying Social Economics, but I find it to teoretical, so its very boring to me. That and with a full time job, I get very low grades. So I should not be a INTJ?

Could anybody direct me somewhere I could find out if Im more inclined to N or S?
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Well atleast Social Economics.. I get intrigued with things I can apply to efficiency.

Math and Physics never interesseted me.. atleat not very calculas intensive courses. Generall consepts yes..

I have a well paying job in a field that will most likely disapear from this contry in 10-20 years. Thats why I decided 3 years ago that I needed a different degree now. Is that far sighted?

I like conclusions rather then drudging through tons of paper. I want the facts so I can prosses them in my mind. Not finding the facts myself.

Im constantly caluculating my wage, what it would be if I worked overtime, get a raise, how much I need for retierment. Most purchases I make ( very few ) are very carfully matched to other bundles of goods to see where I get the most utility.

Thinking about things I would like to buy in a year or two, and constantly trying to find the "best" given my options, and if I couldnt get a better deal going a different route.

PS: to me this sounds like a Personality Dissorder, but hey, what do I know.

My only reason asking for this, is I feel more at home as a ISTJ, but I keep scorring so high in N compared to S in the recent test.
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I got a message saying I shoud do a Ennagram test, to figure out what I might be. Well I took one three years ago, and the same test today.

Here are my results

3 years ago:
1: Type 5 & 6, 23points each
2: Type 1, 19points
3: Type 4, 18points
4: Type 3, 16points
5: Type 9, 15points

1: Type 6, 24points
2: Type 1, 21points
3: Type 4, 20points
4: Type 9, 19points
5: Type 5, 18points

What would you guys make out of this.. there is not alot of points between the rankings but, 1 and 6 are high up on both tests. 4 is steady (atleast in ranking).

After reading the description of the 6, it kind of fits. Im making back up plans on back up plans. Planning years in advance, like to be self reliant, suspicious and enjoy working with women.
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I just found a description at wich suits me. I would love to be in a position where I could make long term plans, reading up on efficiency, implementing measueres to be competetive for the loong haul.

INTJ - Conceptualizer Director
Theme is strategizing, envisioning, and masterminding. Talents lie in defining goals, creating detailed plans, and outlining contingencies. Devise strategy, give structure, establish complex plans to reach distant goals dictated by a strong vision of what is needed in the long run. Thrive on putting theories to work and are open to any and all ideas that can be integrated into the complex systems they seek to understand. Drive themselves hard to master what is needed to make progress toward goals.

Also, I cant post links, but Grey wrote a article called "Masterminds: the INTJ personality", wich I thought suited me.
For those of you who have read Watchmen ( or perhaps seen the movie ), I feel very much like Adrian Veidt ( Ozymandias)..

While most around me are living in the now, and dont have a clue what Im talking about, I see long term implications of actions. But I have so many thoughts or combining so many ideas at the same time, its difficult to explain how I reach my conclusions, so when I give anybody "answers" they dont seem to understand. (Not that my ideas are 100%, but its my thoughts on the matter)

ISIS: so you are saying you behave diffrently in what setting you are in? I work in manual labour job with 300 other people, 25 of those are in my "department". I rarely have to think, and just go around doing my work. At school, Im surrounded by more accademic people.. so I have to behave in two different ways in public. You maybe think this maybe messing up my results.

And to you others.. does this sound plausible?
Isis: I just took the test over at, the same site your linking under your "User Signature"

I actually paid for the personalitymax test..dont know why. Seemed like a profesional site.

I: 95%
N: 63%
T: 89%
J: 68%

Intrapersonel: 80%
Logic/math: 80%
Kinesthetic: 74%
Naturalist: 74%

By the way, how do I set up the same User Signature as you? Showing my stats?
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Since I dont have anything else to do today, I spent most of the day on this forum and reading about different personalities. So after taking this Ennagram test again (at after 3 years, I took 4 more at 4 different sites. All those say Im a 1. And I read Type 1 is usually a ISTJ. But you can see from my test, Im clearly not.

Now, Im really sceptical about all this. How come they differ so much? I mean, I can agree with some of the Type 6. But clearly not all.

Man, I dunno. :cool:
I just want the facts man.. concrete evidence of what I am.

Just joking :tongue:
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