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I don't know if my quirks are common with other ENTPs... let's see!

You better post your own quirks too!


I have a normal laughter and a laughter that sound like a Bob-Marley-Pig agonizing for "THE SITUATION IS RIDICULOUSLY IN MY FAVOR!" circumstances.

I crave hugs, I can't live without them.

When I get frustrated, I arc my arms upwards and groan.

I can't help giggling when I get to know something about us humans/anything related to me that makes us efficient/etc.

I never remember any phone numbers.
 

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If I'm laughing really hard I sometimes snort.

I giggle at inappropriate times and situations.

Numbers and names in general are hard for me to remember. I still don't know my mobile phone number...I rationalize it with the fact that I don't call myself...

I answer questions that I don't know the answer to. Why? Seriously, why? It's a compulsion. Ridiculous.

I think I know more than I actually do. Hence the above quirk.

I can be cold and emotionless at times when people obviously need me and are reaching out.

I cry at tender or compassionate moments when at the movies and while watching tv (especially commercials). Only if I am not with others though.

What the heck isn't quirky about being a female ENTP?
 

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loud laiughter, inappropriate laughter...yes.

I remember numbers without trying to. I can still reel off the contents of my parents' phone book from my childhood (and I'm in my 40's). Plus my passport number, national insurance number, membership numbers of professional bodies, etc etc etc....

I'm not particularly huggy, except with my kids.

I have "truth Tourette's". I can't help telling it how it is. This sometimes gets me into trouble.
 

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I have "truth Tourette's". I can't help telling it how it is. This sometimes gets me into trouble.
STORY OF MY LIFE.

I have a normal laugh, but I have wierd obnoxious hiccups ( i like them though, i've gotten used to it).
I'm very good with numbers, but only short term.
I'm not very huggy at all.
I like to do a trill. "RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRIIIBAAAAAA! Fiesta!"
I remember names better than faces,but if I don't remember the name, I remember how many syllables there are or what is starts or ends with.
 

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Highly visual mind. I'll remember exactly where something is mentioned in a textbook and have an exact picture of what the page looks like, but won't remember any of the context. I'll have a picture in my mind of exactly what a restaurant looks like, exactly what the street its on looks like, what the parking lot looks like, sometimes even the cars that were parked there the last time I was at the restaurant....But I'll have no clue how to get there.

Laughing at inappropriate things at inappropriate times.

I have a need to quantify things. Sometimes I'll use made up statistics to make a point even though I have no idea how accurate it is.

I have a mind for facts. I can sometimes pull up some really random, useless information, but its great for entertainment and trivia.
 

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I need to use associations to remember things. Some of them are so remote and indirect that they amaze even me.

Classic example: I was trying to remember someone's last name (Rockwell).

Uhh . . . . airplane . . . propeller . . . . single seat . . . crop duster . . . buzzsaw . . . . .ROCKWELL!!!!

I like to say outlandish, crazy, borderline-offensive things, then pause, smile, and start off in another direction by saying "ANYWAY . . . "

"Of course I was the abortion my mother couldn't quite bring herself to complete with those forceps, given that she was blitzed on absinthe and vicodin at the time. . . . . ANYWAY, how about Jennifer Aniston? She hasn't had a good part in a while."

When I put down my wallet, phone and keys in a place anywhere that is not THE place I expect them to be, I stare at them, walk a few steps away, turn around and look at them again, and point at them. Then I can go on with my business.

I use randomness to test people. This pisses some of them off so much it isn't even funny. Well, actually it is kinda funny.
 

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I always tilt my head to read something (towards the left usually).

Listen to music to allow me to fantasize things.

My calendar on my desk is still in May, even when I consciously know about it.

A lot of drink bottles, cartons, pens, pencils, and paper on my computer desk. Yet I'm not bothered.

People say I always have a smile. I don't know where that comes from. Sometimes, it creeps me out when I'm just happy inside and it shows up even more intensely on the outside. Are they using a Joker reference on me? What is going on!?

My bed is never done, never. That is the normal scenery. The abnormal scene is when my bed is done.

That's it for now :)
 

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^When you mentioned tilting your head to the left to read something....I realized I was doing the same thing as I read your post.
 

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Highly likely to start OCD like behaviors when I don't get enough sleep.

Never getting enough sleep because my mind has too much to analyze and plan.

Starting fights with friends because I'm bored.

Getting obsessed over one thing. At least until I learn all about it.

Not doing homework until the last possible minute, to the utter dismay of my mom.

Acing tests I thought I failed.

Never being able to muster the energy to get ALL A's.

Always biting the skin off my lip, or hangnails, or my fingernails.

Acting like a retard when I meet new people.

Not knowing the right way to act in a social situation.

Hanging out on this site during Bio lec because I got the gist of the subject in high school.

Telling someone they're wrong when they are.
 

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Highly likely to start OCD like behaviors when I don't get enough sleep.

Never getting enough sleep because my mind has too much to analyze.

Starting fights with friends because I'm bored.

Getting obsessed over one thing. At least until I learn all about it.

Not doing homework until the last possible minute, to the utter dismay of my mom.

Acing tests I thought I failed.

Never being able to muster the effort to get ALL A's.

Always biting the skin off my lip, or hangnails, or my fingernails.

Acting like a retard when I meet new people.

Not knowing the right way to act in a social situation.

Hanging out on this site during Bio lec because I got the gist of the subject in high school.

Telling someone they're wrong when they are.

Saying "probably" and not giving it a second thought when people invite me to do things that don't take place in the immediate future.
 

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I can just hear one piece of information or read one line of a book or article and then I'll go around acting like an expert on the subject and I truly believe I am ... people are always so mesmerized, and impressed.

I can laugh at basically anything, I see humour in every little instance, even things that have no applicable humour within them whatsoever.

I'm goofy even when I'm just by myself, I always wish someone would secretly film me and get to enjoy me just as much as my mirror and I enjoy myself.

I detest undesired affection but crave and thrive off of it from the people that I want it from.
 

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-Destroying all paper cups, napkins, plates, sugar packets, or anything that can be torn into small pieces, slowly, if they're around me and my hands are free

-I can walk into incoming traffic and my heart rate won't rise a beat, kinda dead inside

-I throw away pennies

--My very favorite thing to do is carve up the intellectually vain, take someone who's advertising their cleverness and eviscerate them.

-Staring at my reflection all day long (physical vanity is fine)

-Getting so lost in a book I go 6 stops past my house on the train
 

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sometimes i make odd analogies when i tutor. "using moles is like trying to sell sandwiches".

i have an odd sense of humor. iremember the other day i was texting this girl how i was gonna become a millionare by being a folk rapper. i'll rap to harmonica beats and play the banjo. that has never been done before and i think i can corner the folk rap market. my first album will be called Love, life and scrila.

i don't like celebrating by birthday but i thik it's great to celebrate other peoples.

i liketo play chess which is apparently very odd. i'm not very good though btw

i think traveling is lame. i only like to travel to share an experiance with someone else not really to see or experiance something new. to me where ever you go, there you are. i think a lot of people travel as a point of status. this is why people are always anouncing that they just got back from costa rica or bali and how much they learned there.

im starting to get really interested in economics and how to be more efficient with my time money and carbon footprint.

i hate fiction but i think i shouldn't so i read a lot of fiction or try to. some of that stuff is so transparent and easy to telegraph. ugh

i don't think much of punctuation or spelling. it's purpose is to communicate not japanese tea.
 
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I need to use associations to remember things. Some of them are so remote and indirect that they amaze even me.

Classic example: I was trying to remember someone's last name (Rockwell).

Uhh . . . . airplane . . . propeller . . . . single seat . . . crop duster . . . buzzsaw . . . . .ROCKWELL!!!!

I like to say outlandish, crazy, borderline-offensive things, then pause, smile, and start off in another direction by saying "ANYWAY . . . "

"Of course I was the abortion my mother couldn't quite bring herself to complete with those forceps, given that she was blitzed on absinthe and vicodin at the time. . . . . ANYWAY, how about Jennifer Aniston? She hasn't had a good part in a while."


When I put down my wallet, phone and keys in a place anywhere that is not THE place I expect them to be, I stare at them, walk a few steps away, turn around and look at them again, and point at them. Then I can go on with my business.

I use randomness to test people. This pisses some of them off so much it isn't even funny. Well, actually it is kinda funny.
All of this applies to me as well. As for my personal quirks:
My laughter is like a rainbow, ranging from silent giggling to Joker-like cackling.
I'll laugh at anything if I perceive it as even mildly funny, from dead baby jokes to rape.
I have a very goofy side that I want to unleash in public, but I repress because I know everyone would avoid me. I let it out in bursts, but even then I elicit wtf reactions. It's something like this:
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(shows you where I got the avatar)
I often get so lost in my own thoughts that my perception of time and reality becomes wonky. (hard to explain, feels surreal after too much thinking)
If I stare at a word too long, it starts to look like it's in a different language. (not dyslexic, but it starts to seem like it's not a word. Once again, hard to explain...)
I occasionally like to think out loud by talking to myself in a mirror.
I'm not very emotionally expressive, even if inside I'm flooded with it. Sometimes I have to force myself to emote actually.
Even though I maintain a shield up to keep most people out, I secretly wish I could open up/have a meltdown in front of somebody to show my inner feelings.
I often associate music with colors, but it's too hard to try and explain it to most. (for those that have seen The Soloist: Sort of like that scene where Nathaniel is taken to the orchestra. I'd post a clip, but I can't seem to find one....)
 
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Here's more...

- People always say I am confusing because I communicate with metaphors and analogies. In fact, I don't know otherwise and am working on it.

-No matter how painful school is, I always manage to stay another semester after one another. Unfortunately, that's also not a part of the Ph. D. curriculum.

-If I eat more than the same food 3 times a week, I stop eating it for months.

-I find the thrill of running stupidly placed stop signs (i.e. 3 way junction in a suburban neighborhood, parking lots)

-I also find the thrill of breaking the law of stupidly placed traffic signs (a no right turn to a two way road on a 3-way junction, a one way road for about 50 feet)

-I laugh when people tailgate when there is a free lane, accelerate then ram the brake, and drive 75-80 mph then go back to 65.

-To understand the above statement, Ne/Ti is needed.

-Just previewed my post to proofread and found something to correct. However, I highlighted the preview portion and kept the numbers on the number pad just to find out the numbers won't print. I then thought the number lock was off and kept pressing on the number lock and numbers. After a few seconds, I realized I can't correct the display text and am typing this here.
 
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