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1) the confidently eccentric inferior Fe: You maybe used to care what people think about you, but you don't anymore. And even if you did, they probably wouldn't like you anyway. You might as well be as weird as you want. Social skills- why bother.​

2) the quintessential nerd/gamer/goth/anime freak/computer geek: A lot of people consider themselves to be these things, but for you it's an identity and a way of fitting in to compensate for not being able to fit in with normal people. You've found your niche, and you see no need to get out of your comfort zone. Social skills? I'll socialize with people like me.

3) the sociopath: Fe? Fi? Who needs feeling? Feeling is for the weak. Morals and ethics are completely irrelevant. All I need is cold, calculated logic, and with it I will rule the world.

4) the brainiac philosopher: Knowledge is everything. Thinking is your hobby. You have an argument for everything, and will argue with anyone at any time over anything at all. You will frequently play the devil's advocate and even argue something you don't believe just to be a smart ass. Social skills are irrelevant, since most people aren't intelligent enough to have a conversation with anyway. It's not that you use Fe inappropriately perse, you just kind of ignore it in favor of thinking about how smart you are. Now if only you could take to heart what Socrates said about the wise man knowing that he knows nothing...

5) the stalker inferior Fe: Inside you don't really think anyone should like you, and you've probably had no friends for most of your life. So if someone shows any interest in you, you latch onto them like a leech. They are your New Best Friend or your love obsession. You secretly crave attention and human connection so much that it's like a drug, and you think if this person were to leave you, you wouldn't find anyone else who likes you for a long time; so this person must be special, since they actually pay attention to you. Try raising your self esteem, and getting out of your comfort zone to develop some social skills.

6) the emotional inferior Fe: You are very concerned with what people think of you, and are sensitive to rejection. In fact, you are sensitive to a lot of things. You don't really know how to deal with emotions, and they burst out of you inappropriately. You often get mistaken for a feeling type. You really want people to like you. You're trying to develop social skills, but you overcompensate.

7) the righteously indignant inferior Fe: You've been treated unfairly, and you're going to say something about it. So have your peers, and you will defend them. In fact, you are a member of several oppressed minorities. You see it as your job to fight societal injustice and live as uniquely as you want. You are very rebellious and argumentative, and kind of naively idealistic. You also sometimes get mistaken for a feeling type. You have developed Fe in service to your beliefs, but your social skills are variable.

8) the pothead: I dunno, man. It's all good. Life is mysterious and complex. Take it easy. Get laid. Your Fe doesn't really cause you problems, but you've kind of dulled your Ti with all the pot you've smoked. Which can turn out to be a good thing, because you've learned to relax and not over think everything. You actually seem human. You probably have excellent social skills.

9) the cute and perky inferior Fe: You happen to have a charming personality and a great sense of humor. You like people, and want to be popular. You are mostly cute because of your lack of social skills. Maybe when you were younger people used to make fun of you, but you would always just laugh along with them, and pretty soon they liked you. When you make a social blunder, you do it in a cute and funny way. After all, taking life seriously leads to suffering. Occasionally you are mistaken for an extrovert, even though you might actually be very shy. Most people like you.

10) the healthy and functional, well developed inferior Fe: You have learned how to develop your Fe over the years. You can convince most people that you are actually normal. You have a lot of friends, and most people like you. You've learned how to balance your intellect with your intuition, and are in touch with your emotions. You are able to effectively use whichever judging function a situation calls for. You have a comfortable sense of values and ethics, and under your detached exterior, you have a heart. Good job!
 

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I'm not sure which I'd identify with...maybe #9? Although I'm not particularly cute or perky... :rolleyes:

My level of social interaction = being able to joke and mess around (depending on who I'm with). I can very rarely get any deeper than that. If I'm around people who I don't feel comfortable joking around with, I basically just shut up and speak when spoken to.

I'm fairly well-known in my hometown, and even for those who don't know me, my height seems to be some sort of weird invitation for people to come up and talk to me. Oh well...I guess that there are worse things.
 

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#10 is the most fitting description for me, although it doesn't really make sense in some ways (balance intellect with intuition ? Ti <-> Ne balance? Hm..)
Anyway, balance is the right word.
And furthermore a lot of #10 actually strikes me as Fi not Fe. (in touch with my own emotions/feelings -> Fi, comfortable sense of ethics and values -> seems like an Fi value system, under your detached exterior you have a heart -> even more Fi :D).

Sometimes (when I express affection for other people openly) I'm still very often considered cute :D, but that is due to the fact that you don't see grown up men doing that often.
 

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9 obviously.

I've got another one:

11) Batshit inferior Fe

You may or may not be an actual INTP, or really anything resembling one, but you will go on to personality websites and claim to be because you're socially awkward and/or unsuccessful in real life. You tend to fantasize that you have great powers and skills, just none that can be recognized in meatspace by "normal" people who aren't indigo kids. You imagine that inferior Fe explains all your problems in life, and get insanely preoccupied with your cult-like membership in a group that doesn't even formally exist. If you encounter people who are INTPs, but have friends in "real life", and who don't blame everything that's ever gone wrong in their lives on Fe, you will turn into a combination of a number 5 stalker and an all-around nutjob. Most people are probably afraid to call you on the fact that you're clearly batshit insane, and you probably misconstrue that for "respect" or "admiration"...

You take your role in cult-like internet subcultures far too seriously for your own good, and need to step away from the keyboard for a hot minute and collect yourself.
 

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12) Middle Class Fe

You probably grew up affluent, and had lots of privileges, but were so sheltered from reality that you actually thought your life was tough because your parents told you "no" sometimes, and punished you for being a self-absorbed demon child. Because sob stories go over better than the truth, when you're sympathy whoring, you may go online and milk a couple of incidents from your childhood for all they're worth, and blame them for creating your inferior Fe and your lack of momentum in life since. Ironically, you have no idea that you're a fucking joke to anyone with real problems. Your lack of political awareness and general knowledge often betrays your gross incompetence at anything resembling life outside of forums. There's not much you know how to talk about aside from things that would be better left for your $150/hour therapy sessions. People are nice to you because, although they are stunned by your lack of courtesy and basic social sense, they're not sure if you will cut yourself if they ignore you.
 

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12) Middle Class Fe

You probably grew up affluent, and had lots of privileges, but were so sheltered from reality that you actually thought your life was tough because your parents told you "no" sometimes, and punished you for being a self-absorbed demon child. Because sob stories go over better than the truth, when you're sympathy whoring, you may go online and milk a couple of incidents from your childhood for all they're worth, and blame them for creating your inferior Fe and your lack of momentum in life since. Ironically, you have no idea that you're a fucking joke to anyone with real problems. Your lack of political awareness and general knowledge often betrays your gross incompetence at anything resembling life outside of forums. There's not much you know how to talk about aside from things that would be better left for your $150/hour therapy sessions. People are nice to you because, although they are stunned by your lack of courtesy and basic social sense, they're not sure if you will cut yourself if they ignore you.
^Also why I dislike 99% of all "allies." Used to be allies, now they've moved onto "trans-whatever" as a show of ~support.
 

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12) Middle Class Fe

You probably grew up affluent, and had lots of privileges, but were so sheltered from reality that you actually thought your life was tough because your parents told you "no" sometimes, and punished you for being a self-absorbed demon child. Because sob stories go over better than the truth, when you're sympathy whoring, you may go online and milk a couple of incidents from your childhood for all they're worth, and blame them for creating your inferior Fe and your lack of momentum in life since. Ironically, you have no idea that you're a fucking joke to anyone with real problems. Your lack of political awareness and general knowledge often betrays your gross incompetence at anything resembling life outside of forums. There's not much you know how to talk about aside from things that would be better left for your $150/hour therapy sessions. People are nice to you because, although they are stunned by your lack of courtesy and basic social sense, they're not sure if you will cut yourself if they ignore you.
Yeah, I'm pretty sure you just described 98% of the people I went to high school with. Nicely done!
 

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13) Imaginary inferior Fe

This person clearly has plenty of Fe, and they're not afraid to slather it on anyone in the general vicinity. Usually appearing calm or upbeat, they'd be most at home in a big pile of kitties, or maybe working at Hallmark picking out which big-eyed puppy pic to use for the latest "Thinking of You" card. Sound harmless? Well, there's a downside. These types would go on /b/ and not realize it was ridiculous to complain about how mean people are there. They were born yesterday and have no idea that teh internet is not where you go if you don't like heated rhetoric or harsh tones. They are experts at getting butthurt, and staying that way, for extended periods, all while continuing to post emoticons at you and trying to "smoothe things out" for the general good. If you insinuate that they are naive, they will turn into a type 6, and sulk or act out passive-aggressively.
 

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14) the asshole Fe

You don't have many fucks left to give. Your interest in sex, drugs, and alcohol may alienate you to others of your type, and while you happen to have a charming personality and a great sense of humor, you also have an argument for everything, and will argue with anyone over anything when bored. When combined with a deadpan sense of humor, a matured judging function, and a life spent participating in activities labeled "for extroverts only," this trait may lead others to find you threatening.
 

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12) Middle Class Fe

You probably grew up affluent, and had lots of privileges, but were so sheltered from reality that you actually thought your life was tough because your parents told you "no" sometimes, and punished you for being a self-absorbed demon child. Because sob stories go over better than the truth, when you're sympathy whoring, you may go online and milk a couple of incidents from your childhood for all they're worth, and blame them for creating your inferior Fe and your lack of momentum in life since. Ironically, you have no idea that you're a fucking joke to anyone with real problems. Your lack of political awareness and general knowledge often betrays your gross incompetence at anything resembling life outside of forums. There's not much you know how to talk about aside from things that would be better left for your $150/hour therapy sessions. People are nice to you because, although they are stunned by your lack of courtesy and basic social sense, they're not sure if you will cut yourself if they ignore you.
Is it bad that this feels like my best fitting description thus far ?
 

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1) Nope. I reserve the right to be as weird as I want, but I do consider how I present myself to make social interaction as painless as possible.

2) Eh, I don't think that applies to me. I think I find it harder to define myself as one type of person than to just go with the flow, even though it might make things simpler in the long run.

3) No. I'm not an ass.

4) Not to that extreme, but I do love a good debate and it can get me into trouble. Sometimes I'll be talking to my group of friends in one big conversation online, and something controversial will crop up and an argument will start. I will argue my case to the death. Someone will eventually say, "Look, this is too complicated to talk about online," because some people can't understand tone...or they feel tones are being used that aren't. You have proof of everything that's been said, so there SHOULDN'T be room for ambiguity, yet some people still come out with, "It's not what you said, it's the way you said it..."

Oops, I'm rambling. Maybe 4 is quite applicable.

5) I have pretty high self esteem, so this isn't super-accurate for me, but I do have a tendency to build up really high expectations of people, and I'm forever craving a perfect person to have long, deep mind-melds with that I can never seem to find. I already have a fair amount of close friends that support me, so I don't feel the need to cling to anyone. I'm also guilty of abruptly terminating conversations with people...and then complaining that I don't have anyone to talk to. Maybe it's a fear of rejection or something.

I think I tend to do my stalking and clinging from afar.

6) Meh. I feel like I have a pretty good handle on my emotions. I care what people think, but not to the extent that it distresses me.

7) I'm not afraid of standing up for myself. I'll call people out if they're being unfair. Our school's headmaster called me a 'political animal' - I've made no secret of when I think teachers and senior management are being stupid.

And if I hear people spouting sexist bullshit, you can be sure I'll make a fuss about it.

8) I've never smoked anything, but I can kind of relate to this. I make an effort to monitor myself when I'm overthinking things, and I make sure I vent my emotions in a controlled manner to prevent total meltdowns.

9) Cute? No. I do think, however, that I can play the clown as a defence mechanism or to make social situations easier. In the long run, self-depreciating humour can lead people to take you less seriously and dismiss you as 'that weird girl', which is a pain, but I think I've fine-tuned it in recent years. I think classmates I'm not too close to think I'm funny in my mannerisms. I guess it's better than me being totally silent and other people making up their own ideas about what I'm like.

10) Oh, yeah. THAT'S ME. Balanced to the extreme.

But yeah, I think it might be. I feel uncomforable and deluded when I say it, because I'm only 16 and too young to have developed functions, but it does feel like I have a handle on my personality...for the most part.
 

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All of the above.

To differing extents.

As I'm increasingly prone to paraphrase lately, I'm a person of many complex parts.

To specify: I've "felt" each and every one on that list at a given point in time. These are sub-forms that orbit my core identity, and I see them all as fleeting. I am now much more aware of what they are, how they arise and are triggered, and how they work. Thus, I'm able to influence myself consciously to control them, switch(assume a different one), detach, negate, acknowledge, etc. At this point, I am much more intensely aware of them, which is quite a liberating thing, to be honest. In retrospect, my ignorance of them actually allowed them to influence and control me, often towards negative, unfavorable consequences.

In short, I used to be an immature fool. Perhaps to some extent I still am, but not as much, apparently.

Then again, maybe I'm just as self-deluded again. Layered mindfucks, gotta love 'em.
 

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15) Inferior Fe NOS (not otherwise specified)

While this type is generally well-liked and avoids butthurt and internet conflict, the way they describe their experiences with "inferior Fe" often smacks more of some kind of psychiatric condition than anything MBTI-related. While endlessly recounting their eleventy trillionth "existential crisis" of the year in great detail, you can't help but wonder if this person has serious issues that need addressing, but that are being displaced onto their cognitive functions. They cause others to worry when they casually mention that they've never felt a personal bond with anyone and that when they think of it they get heart palpitations and have a seizure. While they are less deluded and sanctimonious about their problems than a type 12, suicide is a favorite topical "joke" for a type 15, which makes others very uncomfortable.

The schizo subtype presents with ideas of reference, meme echolalia, disorganized language resembling word salad (often disguised as humor), and intense paranormal interest. They may admit that they believe they can read others' thoughts, or that they're psychic and able to read auras on the astral plane while manipulating other posters' chakras from afar.

You try to be nice these types and hope they're just exaggerating.
 

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15) Inferior Fe NOS (not otherwise specified)

While this type is generally well-liked and avoids butthurt and internet conflict, the way they describe their experiences with "inferior Fe" often smacks more of some kind of psychiatric condition than anything MBTI-related. While endlessly recounting their eleventy trillionth "existential crisis" of the year in great detail, you can't help but wonder if this person has serious issues that need addressing, but that are being displaced onto their cognitive functions. They cause others to worry when they casually mention that they've never felt a personal bond with anyone and that when they think of it they get heart palpitations and have a seizure. While they are less deluded and sanctimonious about their problems than a type 12, suicide is a favorite topical "joke" for a type 15, which makes others very uncomfortable.

The schizo subtype presents with ideas of reference, meme echolalia, disorganized language resembling word salad (often disguised as humor), and intense paranormal interest. They may admit that they believe they can read others' thoughts, or that they're psychic and able to read auras on the astral plane while manipulating other posters' chakras from afar.

You try to be nice these types and hope they're just exaggerating.
I know a person that fits that, especially the part in bold, IRL. The shocking thing is that he is a father of two. As well as being one of the most annoying, exhausting, unbearably "difficult" people to stomach. Prone to go on lengthy, vague philosophical rants that are supposed to imply a great depth. Prone to infer and imply rather than state openly.

Apparently, the "Ignore" button does wonders for relations with this sort of person. Should any of you come across this behavior, I highly recommend this course of action :D instead of being taxing on you, these people seem to implode, and turn into entertainment of sorts. Hilarity ensues.

PS: I imagine this is limited to real life situations though, where you can pointedly ignore a person and make sure they understand it. Not so much online -.-
 

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16) Gothic inferior Fe

Often co-morbid with types 11, 12, or 15, this type has been nursing its persecution complex (aka inferior Fe) by listening to cheesy goth music with cringeworthy lyrics since they were children. Because they are such cliches and parodies of themselves, it's pointless to even poke fun at them. They do a better job of making themselves look ridiculous than you ever will. They tend to go to other subforums where they get more "moral support" in believing they're special and misunderstood by the rest of humanity as tortured vampires. They mostly post in vague, pseudo-intellectual prose-poems about their inner torment, and often regale fora with their livejournal entries best work.

Pale blood runs thick across my full lips
Succor for my deep yearnings
The moonlight has blinded me
But still I ache

You've never seen the real me
But I pulse with eternity
The rain falls heavy against my lids
My piercing eyes still see through you
To the endless pain
Why am I burdened with the truth, while others scamper along unphased?
Why does love seem like a distant dream?
An ocean of distrust between us
My incantations will awaken you
 
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