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I've been having some problems with typing myself, as I've done several tests, and usually come up as INTP or INTJ. My judging/perceiving percentage has been 1% at its lowest, 15% at it's highest. To help with answers, I'm stealing questions from a post which stole questions from another post. But before I start, my writing style probably isn't very developed, as I am not yet an adult. Just so you're aware. If extra details are needed, just ask.
1- Why did you begin to doubt your type?
As I stated in the introduction, I have done many different tests and types differently. My childhood so far seems much more akin to the INTJ than the INTP childhood, and parts of the ENTP childhood also seem to fit. I was an early reader, have a high IQ and in school I don't try very much as I seem to get the best results without putting in much effort at all. However I have and have always had a small group of friends, whether that is due to my frequent, but unintentional, lack of tact, or my obsession with correcting people's grammar, spelling or punctuation. I also am never able to commit to one thing for long, and do not have one particular hobby which I am committed to, though I am obsessed with Harry Potter and Doctor Who. Oops. Gone off on a tangent. Anyhow, that's why I began to doubt my type.
2- What do you yearn for in life and why?
I want to learn the truth. About everything. Though this is not possible, I adore finding out new things and the details about them. When I am interested in something I remember every tiny little detail about it, and sometimes I surprise my parents with the odd little details I remember. I particularly love theories. Debating with myself (often aloud) about the meaning of life could be described as one of my hobbies, along with proving people wrong and arguing, as I often, especially when I was younger, proved my teachers wrong, which I especially enjoyed, as I had researched the topic of discussion recently. I am also good at recognising continuity errors when people change facts. I also love spotting and making patterns. When I was little if I tapped say, one of my fingers twice, I would have to tap each finger twice to make it equal.
3- What makes you feel inferior?
I hate it when people get one over me. Whether that is winning an argument, being right or beating me in a test, I hate it. I always feel belittled if somebody beats me. And embarrassed. Also in a social situation I sometimes upset somebody, and have no idea how I made them upset, which is incredibly frustrating as I hate not knowing something.
4- What tends to weigh on your decisions?
I usually deliberate them for a while, thinking logically, for example, for picking subjects to do for GCSEs, I would think logically about what I would need for my future career first, and then I would think about what could be useful, after which I would pick the subjects I enjoy.
5- Describe a time where you had a lot of fun. How is your memory of it?
My absolute favourite memory is when I went to a debating club. We argued about all sorts of things, and it was amazing! I shattered several arguments! But a slightly more normal fun time would be this:
Well, I love organising things. I'm terrible at organising events, and my thoughts, but I love organising books, toys, clothes, etc. So one of my favourite times where I had fun was today, when I sorted my 100 mini figure dogs into the personality type demographics, so for example if 3% of the population are INTPs, then I would put 3 of them in a line in the INTP section.
6- When you want to learn something new, what feels more natural to you?
I prefer knowing the theory by being taught it in a lecture-style. I dislike practical hands on methods. I don't see much point in them. I tend to remember things reliably if I am taught in in the prior manner, and I don't prepare/study usually, as I don't need to- I achieve high grades anyway. I wish I didn't have that attitude though.
7- How organised do you think of yourself as?
Ah, organisation. I love it when I am motivated, but usually I simply cannot be bothered. What is the point in organising your day when it works just as well, if not better, if you work it out as you go along. And I don't have the time to keep my home space tidy, though at school I am always impeccably organised and tidy, with my pencil case and equipment exactly lined up. Some find that odd.
8- What is your opinion on group work?
Aaaaaaaaargh! Hate it! My ideas are always better than anyone else's, their ideas are all mostly stupid, but nobody listens to me! The result is always better if you work on your own.
9- How do you judge new ideas?
I make sure I have a thorough understanding before I begin judging, and I make sure that there isn't any logic contradicting the theory.
10- Do you think before speaking or think whilst speaking?
Usually before.
11- Do you prefer one-on-one or group conversations?
One on one. Definitely.
12- Ideas or Reality?
Ideas.
13- It's the weekend. You're at home and your favourite program is about to begin when your friends call you for a night out. What do you do?
Stay at home. I don't like seeing more than 2 other people at a time, and I hate crowds. I'd much rather stay at home and avoid socialising.
14- How do you act when you're stressed?
I get very irritable, and easily annoyed. Incompetent and those less intellectually able, are particularly annoying. I usually fiddle with pens, etc.
15- What makes you dislike the personalities if some people?
I hate it when people show off, or make a mountain out of a molehill. I also dislike most who enjoy gossip and the latest trends. However the type of person who I really hate is one who is intellectually ignorant, but not only that, they never understand new ideas and are nor interested in furthering their knowledge. I don't want to explain it to them though. It's their problem if they want to be ignorant.
16- Is there anything you really like talking about with other people?
I love debating, deep conversations and arguing. I love talking about politics, Harry Potter, the Big Bang Theory and Doctor Who. I dislike boring small talk, though I still engage in it as is necessary to engage somebody before moving on to meaningful conversation.
17- What kind of things do you pay the least attention to in your life?
I don't care much for other children's conversations as they are always boring and mundane. However I enjoy eavesdropping on adults, as they actually talk about meaningful things. I also do not pay attention to the latest trends or gossip.
18- How do your friends perceive you? What would you say is wrong in their perception of you? What would they never say about you?
I often exaggerate and pretend I'm interested with my friends/classmates. They probably see me as talkative, clever, witty, provacative and defensive if my ideas are criticised, teacher's pet as I often choose to chat to teachers and sometimes lost in thought/absent minded. They wouldn't see me as particularly quiet, as I make my voice heard, but unfortunately I barely ever get to talk about meaningful things as the opportunity never arises. They do not know the kind of thoughts I have, or debates.
19- You have a whole day to do what you like. What do you do?
I would read, listen to audio books, go for long walks in the countryside thinking and I would write.
20- How do your classmates perceive you?
Well, most of my classmates are gossip loving people who love chatting about the latest trends and new fashions. I find their conversations really tedious, but when I tell them that they are usually quite annoyed. Apparently I judge people too much. I simply replied by saying that you can tell a lot about a person by what they say.
Thanks.
 

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@hflberry First of all, hello, you're a cool girl simply for being a potterhead :perc3:

I sense a strong Ti with some Te as well (but mostly Ti, yep). My guess is that you're an INTP. No way you're an ENTP, though
 

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@hflberry First of all, hello, you're a cool girl simply for being a potterhead :perc3:

I sense a strong Ti with some Te as well (but mostly Ti, yep). My guess is that you're an INTP. No way you're an ENTP, though
Thanks for being the first to reply! Would percentages on tests be useful?
 

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Thanks for being the first to reply! Would percentages on tests be useful?
it's been only a year since I know about this MBTI thingy, and even though I can say now I know way more than I used to, I'm still a newbie here. My advice, though, is not to trust tests that much. Tests sometimes tend to forget about functions and that leads to a lot of mistyping. I guess that if you have very high percentages, tests are useful (for example, I have around a 90% on the P :laughing: ) but otherwise, it's far better to trust functions
 

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it's been only a year since I know about this MBTI thingy, and even though I can say now I know way more than I used to, I'm still a newbie here. My advice, though, is not to trust tests that much. Tests sometimes tend to forget about functions and that leads to a lot of mistyping. I guess that if you have very high percentages, tests are useful (for example, I have around a 90% on the P :laughing: ) but otherwise, it's far better to trust functions
I'm even newer! I found out about MBTI on Friday, due to some person posting that Harry Potter is an INFP. Would very low scores on a function mean something in particular? Because my Fe functioning is '6.7%- unused'. My highest is Ne, 42.4%, followed by Ti (38.3).
 

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I've been having some problems with typing myself, as I've done several tests, and usually come up as INTP or INTJ. My judging/perceiving percentage has been 1% at its lowest, 15% at it's highest. To help with answers, I'm stealing questions from a post which stole questions from another post. But before I start, my writing style probably isn't very developed, as I am not yet an adult. Just so you're aware. If extra details are needed, just ask.
1- Why did you begin to doubt your type?
As I stated in the introduction, I have done many different tests and types differently. My childhood so far seems much more akin to the INTJ than the INTP childhood, and parts of the ENTP childhood also seem to fit. I was an early reader, have a high IQ and in school I don't try very much as I seem to get the best results without putting in much effort at all. However I have and have always had a small group of friends, whether that is due to my frequent, but unintentional, lack of tact, or my obsession with correcting people's grammar, spelling or punctuation. I also am never able to commit to one thing for long, and do not have one particular hobby which I am committed to, though I am obsessed with Harry Potter and Doctor Who. Oops. Gone off on a tangent. Anyhow, that's why I began to doubt my type.
+Ne, +Ti

2- What do you yearn for in life and why?
I want to learn the truth. About everything. Though this is not possible, I adore finding out new things and the details about them. When I am interested in something I remember every tiny little detail about it, and sometimes I surprise my parents with the odd little details I remember. I particularly love theories. Debating with myself (often aloud) about the meaning of life could be described as one of my hobbies, along with proving people wrong and arguing, as I often, especially when I was younger, proved my teachers wrong, which I especially enjoyed, as I had researched the topic of discussion recently. I am also good at recognising continuity errors when people change facts. I also love spotting and making patterns. When I was little if I tapped say, one of my fingers twice, I would have to tap each finger twice to make it equal.
+Ni, +Ti, +Si, +J

3- What makes you feel inferior?
I hate it when people get one over me. Whether that is winning an argument, being right or beating me in a test, I hate it. I always feel belittled if somebody beats me. And embarrassed. Also in a social situation I sometimes upset somebody, and have no idea how I made them upset, which is incredibly frustrating as I hate not knowing something.
+Ti, -Fe

4- What tends to weigh on your decisions?
I usually deliberate them for a while, thinking logically, for example, for picking subjects to do for GCSEs, I would think logically about what I would need for my future career first, and then I would think about what could be useful, after which I would pick the subjects I enjoy.
+Double Ni, +Ti

5- Describe a time where you had a lot of fun. How is your memory of it?
My absolute favourite memory is when I went to a debating club. We argued about all sorts of things, and it was amazing! I shattered several arguments! But a slightly more normal fun time would be this:
Well, I love organising things. I'm terrible at organising events, and my thoughts, but I love organising books, toys, clothes, etc. So one of my favourite times where I had fun was today, when I sorted my 100 mini figure dogs into the personality type demographics, so for example if 3% of the population are INTPs, then I would put 3 of them in a line in the INTP section.
+Si, +Ni, +Ti, +Te, -F

6- When you want to learn something new, what feels more natural to you?
I prefer knowing the theory by being taught it in a lecture-style. I dislike practical hands on methods. I don't see much point in them. I tend to remember things reliably if I am taught in in the prior manner, and I don't prepare/study usually, as I don't need to- I achieve high grades anyway. I wish I didn't have that attitude though.
+Ti, +P

7- How organised do you think of yourself as?
Ah, organisation. I love it when I am motivated, but usually I simply cannot be bothered. What is the point in organising your day when it works just as well, if not better, if you work it out as you go along. And I don't have the time to keep my home space tidy, though at school I am always impeccably organised and tidy, with my pencil case and equipment exactly lined up. Some find that odd.
+Ti

8- What is your opinion on group work?
Aaaaaaaaargh! Hate it! My ideas are always better than anyone else's, their ideas are all mostly stupid, but nobody listens to me! The result is always better if you work on your own.
+I +Te

9- How do you judge new ideas?
I make sure I have a thorough understanding before I begin judging, and I make sure that there isn't any logic contradicting the theory.
+Ni +T

10- Do you think before speaking or think whilst speaking?
Usually before.
+J

11- Do you prefer one-on-one or group conversations?
One on one. Definitely.
+I

12- Ideas or Reality?
Ideas.
+N

13- It's the weekend. You're at home and your favourite program is about to begin when your friends call you for a night out. What do you do?
Stay at home. I don't like seeing more than 2 other people at a time, and I hate crowds. I'd much rather stay at home and avoid socialising.
+I

14- How do you act when you're stressed?
I get very irritable, and easily annoyed. Incompetent and those less intellectually able, are particularly annoying. I usually fiddle with pens, etc.
+NT

15- What makes you dislike the personalities if some people?
I hate it when people show off, or make a mountain out of a molehill. I also dislike most who enjoy gossip and the latest trends. However the type of person who I really hate is one who is intellectually ignorant, but not only that, they never understand new ideas and are nor interested in furthering their knowledge. I don't want to explain it to them though. It's their problem if they want to be ignorant.
+Ni, +Ti,

16- Is there anything you really like talking about with other people?
I love debating, deep conversations and arguing. I love talking about politics, Harry Potter, the Big Bang Theory and Doctor Who. I dislike boring small talk, though I still engage in it as is necessary to engage somebody before moving on to meaningful conversation.
+Ne, +Ti

17- What kind of things do you pay the least attention to in your life?
I don't care much for other children's conversations as they are always boring and mundane. However I enjoy eavesdropping on adults, as they actually talk about meaningful things. I also do not pay attention to the latest trends or gossip.
-Ne, -Fi, +Ni

18- How do your friends perceive you? What would you say is wrong in their perception of you? What would they never say about you?
I often exaggerate and pretend I'm interested with my friends/classmates. They probably see me as talkative, clever, witty, provacative and defensive if my ideas are criticised, teacher's pet as I often choose to chat to teachers and sometimes lost in thought/absent minded. They wouldn't see me as particularly quiet, as I make my voice heard, but unfortunately I barely ever get to talk about meaningful things as the opportunity never arises. They do not know the kind of thoughts I have, or debates.
+Ne, +Ti

19- You have a whole day to do what you like. What do you do?
I would read, listen to audio books, go for long walks in the countryside thinking and I would write.
+N, +I

20- How do your classmates perceive you?
Well, most of my classmates are gossip loving people who love chatting about the latest trends and new fashions. I find their conversations really tedious, but when I tell them that they are usually quite annoyed. Apparently I judge people too much. I simply replied by saying that you can tell a lot about a person by what they say.
+Ne, +Ti
Thanks.
Ni: 8
Ti: 11
Ne: 3
Si: 2
Te: 2

J: 2
P: 1

OVERALL - and that's on a broad, difficult-to type, major INTx basis - you're probably an INTJ. However, you do have more on the Ti side, so you probably just have a strong shadow function of Ti. :happy:
 

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Ni: 8
Ti: 11
Ne: 3
Si: 2
Te: 2

J: 2
P: 1

OVERALL - and that's on a broad, difficult-to type, major INTx basis - you're probably an INTJ. However, you do have more on the Ti side, so you probably just have a strong shadow function of Ti. :happy:
Thank you. Although now it is more difficult to decide. One says INTP. Another says INTJ. Can I eliminate ENTP do you think?
 

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Yeah, there's no chance of you being ENTP. You seem to strongly prefer one-on-one conversation and hate crowds and the like, and so you're a definite introvert. But you could easily be an INTP, I just think you land slightly on the INTJ side.
 

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