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Now that I realize I am non-social extrovert, I need to know if introverts get bored of being by themselves? Imagine you don't have a laptop or a book or anything, would you get bored?

Also, are you impulsive? Do any of you have anger issues?

//a lot of introspection today.
 

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Without a laptop or book or anything...I think I would start experimenting or exercising with my body, see what I can do. Or I could just zone out and contemplate or meditate-ish, or I could go for a walk and contemplate and discover new places and such. I could visualise stuff or compose music pieces inside my head, examine my surroundings..I think I wouldn't get bored that easily.

With regards to most of that of which I wrote above, I would say I am impulsive. Trying things out and perceiving and all.

I somewhat have angre issues, I'd rather say agitation issues, they mostly uprise with my mother being involved, but I am more and more getting things under control.
 

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I get bored easily when I'm in school...other than that, I can pretty much never be bored. I could entertain myself with my thoughts allll daaayyy. After a few days of that I would feel the need to return to civilization though.
As for being impulsive...never. I think everything through 6363849 times before I decide to do it.
 

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Yeah im like that, pretty impulsive i cant be without getting info and i get bored a lot... also i like to be with people because they have free info and i like it but often if the info its uniteresting i get out of there... pretty impulsive even for talking, and anxious when im bored... strange life thought if i think less i get sick, im a daydreaming junkie i cant live in the moment if there is no people around me, its like procrastination with the procrastination cant focus in only one thing its pretty boring... until a fun thing comes and i give all my attention to it.
 

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I get bored really easily. Easily amused, easily bored. It's a very irritating trait. I wish I had more longevity with things.

I'm not all that impulsive unless I can think of literally no negative consequences. I think I come across as more impulsive than I am. Like I bought a guitar. Just because. And I'm relatively sporadic with where I go when I'm out. My INFP friend and I have a habit of getting on a train to go 40 miles so that we can buy milkshakes. In our defence, they do any flavour and they're so good.

I wouldn't say that I have anger issues. I'm pretty adept at biting my tongue. I do tend to snap though. It builds up and then I will scream for a bit, apologise for overreacting and say nothing more about it. I'm also very "out of sight, out of mind" as a person, so if I move away from who/what was annoying me, I tend to forget about it. Very inconvenient when I'm trying to be mad at someone.
 

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I tend to get bored easily. If I have even a few minutes of down time, I tend to pull out my android and start looking at wikipedia pages or something.

I'm also impulsive. It's been a problem in my life. Mostly this has to do with buying things or sticking my foot in my mouth. As for anger, no, not at all.
 

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I'm pretty sure you could lock me in a blank white room and it would still take me a couple days to get bored. I've spent whole afternoons on my couch just watching the clouds go by.

I'm not really impulsive at all. Every once and a while, sure, but almost everything I do has been thought out.

No anger issues at all. In fact it's really difficult to get me angry. I can recall shouting in anger once in the last 10 years. I'm most likely to go very cold and quiet when angry.
 

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At some point, when a laptop was out of reach, being alone, and having nothing better to do, I started focusing on items, to exercise my telekinetic ability... Wish that would have worked though.
 

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Yes,it seems that i could be easily bored at anything i do because at some point i feel like drowning at some specific thing make my perspective too narrow
 

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I'm always thinking of what else i could be doing which makes me get bored with just doing one thing. But i sort of hop between things quite impulsively as a cure for this boredom, so i guess it balances out. If i have to focus on something, though, e.g. studies, and can't just follow my impulses, i not only get bored, but also go a tiny bit insane. I think all this leads to me being somewhat flaky and unreliable (hippy translation; i'm a 'free spirit').
 

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I get bored very easily but when I do find something I find entertaining or interesting it can occupy me from an hour to whole weeks. Only place where I've had anger issues was at my previous place of work. But that's just what happens to me after standing on my feet for 6 or more hours.
 

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Ever play The Sims 3 and make a character with the "Loner" trait?

They still require social interaction, as most humans tend to, however they can go longer periods of time without it; and can survive longer periods of time without having to step outside of their home.

That's basically how it works. I can handle being alone longer than I imagine an extrovert would.


I used to have anger issues, but then I reached a boiling point and it sort of forced a correction in my behavior. I was so angry, I nearly fainted from the rage(No, I'm not joking). I was struck by vertigo and that sudden disorientation snapped me out of my fury. Frankly, it scared me. That was the tipping point. I realized then that either I learned to deal with my emotions or suffer the consequences. I don't let my anger build up like that anymore. I use things like music and video games as a way to release it all safely. Usually, I have to take a break from the world to calm down enough. If anyone bothers me when I'm doing that, I get snappish.
 

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When did you become an ENTP? Just curious, I can't remember if you were INTP when I started posting here.

I've always been on the I/E border, I like that you say non-social extrovert though.

LOL I know it sounds like a contradiction but I relate to it.

I would say I get bored if my surroundings are boring. I like to be around people even when I'm not socializing and probably more often just being in public and not actually socializing (going along with the non-social extrovert thing).

As long as I have my laptop I'm usually not bored, I just like to be out in public using it somewhere. Not really impulsive, I make random decisions sometimes but not harmful/stupid.
 

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If I am deprived of a laptop and books, odds are I would spend the rest of my days zoning out and staring at a wall. When I come to, I would go do yoga, meditate, and take on random hands-on projects to ease my boredom.

I wouldn't say that I'm impulsive. I always think things through before proceeding with anything, so it's a rare occasion when I do something simply on impulse. And in regards to anger issues, I tend to get angry at many things, but I never show it. When anger arises, I quickly try to let it go and calm myself down.
 

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I get bored. But I'm mostly impulsive about stupid things, like "oh, today I will play the piano for 5 hours although I haven't practiced or really touched an actual piano in a decade" or "I'm going to watch 10 episodes of Murder, She Wrote on Netflix in one sitting."

About long-term stuff, I try to plan pretty meticulously.

I think I just found an apartment 2 blocks from not only my campus, but the building on campus I'll be in most of the time. No security deposit and furnished. That took some strategery right there.
 

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I have ADD and dyslexia so I get board a lot.
Can be hard to focus with this combo LOOK Bunnys!!
 

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- There are very few people who I have ever wanted to be around irl. I do want interaction but usually what I get online is enough. I like interacting with more people online than I would want being around me irl. I'm easily annoyed by people scanning me, expecting eye-contact, trying to emotionally tug at me, violate me mentally, expect me to consistently pay attention to them. At some point I just tune people out when they keep on yapping at me. They tend to not like the icy silence because chances are they have worked so hard to entertain me and hold my attention -- which is the exact thing that results in my icy silence. I would usually rather hear the thoughts in my own head or be able to focus on what I'm feeling without all of the blather and movement. Antsy people who can't sit still also annoy me. I don't like when they keep getting up to walk around or stand over me. They need to sit down and shut up or I start fuming.

- If I didn't have internet, I would just be outside more, walking around, driving around, or at libraries/book stores. Kinda the same as it was before I had internet access at home. Just doing my own thing. I didn't care to socialize much. People were doing things I didn't want to do, and they were generally annoying/frustrating to deal with.

- Sometimes I'm impulsive. Not often or consistently. I used to be moreso. I think that Se and Ne dominant are more impulsive than whatever I am. I have a filter in front of my impulsive drive. Sometimes things get through, usually not.

- I used to have severe anger management issues and chronic rage/bouts of violence. I don't think I do anymore. I do have a few buttons no one would ever want to find though. Pressing them results in broken fingers at least.
 

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- I used to have severe anger management issues and chronic rage/bouts of violence. I don't think I do anymore. I do have a few buttons no one would ever want to find though. Pressing them results in broken fingers at least.
"Unleash the Beast within" (Press Here)


Yup. We can totally picture that.
 

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I'm not impulsive at all. The only time I find myself really bored is when I'm forced to socialize, or when someone wants to socialize with me and make small talk about stupid stuff like television and sports. When I'm by myself I find something to occupy my time with, although there are time when I don't know what I want to occupy my time with.
 

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Its hard for me to get truly "bored" because when I don't have anything in my immediate presence I sort of blank out and do weird shit in my head. I eventually latch onto something and formulate some ideas and then want to test them.

For example, I was sitting there listening to someone tell me a fascinating story about fishing (what lures to use, best bait for this or that fish, ways to reel them in, cleaning the fish) and quickly got bored after it devolved into rambling about some jerk with a beer. Then I blanked out and imagined an auto fishing machine and an elaborate way in which it would catch a fish and reel it in to a main cage. Inside the main cage there would be a trigger mechanism that would only activate if the head were to go into it then sort of like an intricate thing to instantly grab the fish and a precision cutting to get the fish into portions to be consumed. Then the meat would be flipped into a 3rd storage area and sit until collection. I was considering all the different factors that could go wrong with that and was endlessly entertained the whole rest of the night. It sucked because that was a time when I was trying to be social and be around people. The design kept changing and shifting from as low tech as possible to more high tech then I began to take in consideration seasonal differences, sorting so you only had fish of a specific size or type, and a 100 other things (which mostly just made me aware of knowledge gaps) I was imaging auto fishers setup all along frozen coastlines where the meat would about be stored indefinitely. Then imagined animals trying to get to the meat and the process repeated as I imagined an auto tanning setup so you could have animal hides, LOL. Dunno about realistic applications but it was a lot of fun.

I also can't get bored at night. I took a piss outside last night (had no choice and sometimes I like to do it anyway to remind myself I'm an animal) and somewhere in the process I sort of got lost because there was a light breeze and fireflies. I could hear almost a gentle sort of music between some crickets and frogs and I imagined what they might be doing and had some image over two male toads battling over a female (this quickly got ridiculous, complete with armor and swords and laser beams). I imagined some overly dramatic scene with a full dialogue but then if you were just happen upon them it would just be two male frogs bumping each other. Then there was the sky in general. How can anyone be bored when looking at stars? I completely lost track of time or what I was even doing. Someone came to look for me and I had to make up some stupid excuse as to why I was still out there. I figured they wouldn't understand that I had been sitting over a puddle of my own piss for 30 minutes because I got distracted by battle toads, alien worlds, the state of my own world, etc.

*Also I will have an impulsive response to things but usually won't act on them unless I'm very stressed.
 
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