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Making this post to pull all the info and answers together in a single post that I have thus far in exploring my personality type. It's going to be pretty long sorry, but thanks if you take the time to read it all as a whole and provide insight. What I can note is that I've typed on tests as INFP almost 95% of the time came up INFJ in the beginning and get INFj-Ne every single time I take 'Socionics test'.


**These are my answers to Jinsei's questionnaire**
SCENARIO 1

FOCUS ON YOUR FEELING PROCESS HERE

Your significant other just ended your 2 year relationship quite suddenly and with no apparent explanation. Up until this point you had both been talking about marriage and last week you even went to look at rings together. Now he/she won't even return your phone calls or texts. After talking with his/her family you find out that he/she has just been diagnosed with terminal stage 4 cancer.

- Describe how this scenario would make you feel as well as what sort of influences and motivations lie behind those feelings. Why do you feel the way you do?


- In this scenario what would you honestly say the primary focus of your feelings would be?
I would feel like something reached into my soul and was trying to rip a piece of me off, like a metaphysical limb hanging by a thread of skin. A gut wrenching emptiness trying to creep it's way into me. I would be shaken to the core extremely scared, angery, and heartbroken myself, on top of thinking how they must be feeling. I would instantly forget about everything else and go be with them, to hold them and love them. And tell them I was already cursing the universe for making these situations possible and they wouldn't be able get rid of me that easily. I would try to inspire hope in them but at the same make sure I didn't miss a single second with them even if it meant I had to watch the love of my life wither away in front of me. I'd want them to feel my love and I'd want to feel their presence until the very last moment.

SCENARIO 2

FOCUS ON YOUR FEELING PROCESS HERE

You are in college and this semester both you and your roommate end up in the same class together. You and your roommate get along fairly well and the living situation works but you aren't particularly close. You both typically do your own thing and are rather indifferent to each other. As the semester progresses you excel and become one of the top students in the class whereas your roommate is struggling significantly to grasp the material. The professor assigns a fairly challenging take home test that is a significant portion of your grade. He/she makes it clear that while it is open book, students are to work alone. Later your roommate comes to you begging for help after struggling with the test most of the weekend. You have already completed the assignment and he/she isn't asking to copy your answers, just to help tutor and mentor them as they struggle to complete the test, so there is no way your professor would ever know. However, this is the first time your room-mate has asked you for help this semester. He/she makes it clear that how they do on this test could mean the difference between passing and failing this class.

- How do you respond to your roommate’s request and why?

- What sort of things in this scenario stand out to you as far as having a strong influence on your decision making and why?

- Describe the flow of your decision making process.

It would be a reluctant yes (as long as I didn't have something really serious planned that I couldn't miss) and his time window to receive help was pretty open*, but a yes. I was probably looking forward to just relaxing and trying to be a lone till the week started up again. I would understand where they're coming from though and everyone needs a helping hand now and then and its just one of my weekends they've not asked before or bothered me "since we get a long I'm making that assumption". I'd do all I could to create a way to help them remember the material by associating it with things they already know. Sorta, like "well if you know this, you can associate this in that same area. By showing how this answer in turn affects the others they already know. Trying to make it be a common sense, show how they're all linked together. Since 'understanding' is better than just 'memorizing'.

SCENARIO 3

FOCUS ON YOUR LOGIC AND THINKING PROCESS HERE

Your boss calls you into his/her office in order to assign you to a new project. He/she gives you a choice between two.

Project 1 is a rather broad, expansive project covering multiple areas of company operations. It has the potential to have a very significant impact on company operations but it would require a collective effort and an extensive amount of group work where you would be logically thinking through the project together with the group of individuals your boss has also assigned to it.

Project 2 has a much more specific and narrow focus and would require a significant amount of in depth individual analysis to work through the problem. You would be working alone and the completion of the project may or may not have much impact on company operations. However, after complete the process and problem you were working on will be streamlined and fundamentally understood.

- Which project appeals to you the most, as it relates to the way you prefer to logically process information? Why?

- What sort of things in this scenario, across either project, stood out to you as having a strong influence on your decision? Why?

I'd much rather work alone even though I'd like to make a significant impact. I tend to do my best work a lone without any distractions maybe showing someone here and there a long the way to see what they think so far. But I'd be selective about who I showed it to making sure it wasn't someone I knew would just be polite and say awe GREAT! In the end I'd hate not being able to work alone and I'd also hate not making a bigger impact though I'm sticking with working by myself. I find 'groups' of people to be very distracting (depending on the people, I've worked in a FEW groups that went well before.) But generally when working hard on something and trying to give it my full attention I need to be alone.

SCENARIO 4

FOCUS ON YOUR LOGIC AND THINKING PROCESS HERE

Your college professor has assigned you to a group project with 3 other individuals. All 3 of these individuals have a good strong work ethic and desire to contribute to the overall success of this project. You are at the first meeting of your group and the other members are tossing around valuable ideas as to the nature and direction of this project.

- Describe your behavior in this situation as you process and think about the ideas they are presenting.

- Describe what major influences drive this behavior.


I'll sit back after going over what the project is again and listen to what everyone is saying, only interjecting to make sure I know exactly what they mean or if I don't understand. Once I've heard enough I'll start getting ideas that try to encompass most of if not all the main things they said sacrificing bits and pieces here and there from each suggestion to create an Idea that hits the key notes we were all passionate about if possible. Then I'll wait to see what they say and go from there, if some points are just way to off base to encompass I'll have to let the group know, "I don't know if it'll *make sense* to be "so" all-over-the-place. A lot of times after listening for a long time and discussing situations like this, I'll come up with a completely different Idea that doesn't even hit on anything we originally wanted but is creative and simple but that could potentially allow everyone to express their creativeness.

SCENARIO 5

FOCUS ON THE SOURCES YOU DRAW NON-PHYSICAL ENERGY FROM HERE

It has been a very long week and you feel mentally and emotionally drained, but good news! It is Saturday and you have nothing significant that needs to be done. You FINALLY have some free time to yourself to recharge your batteries and do whatever you want.

- Describe what sort of activities would help you to recharge. What would you enjoy doing after a long week and why?

- What sort of things do you feel you draw non-physical energy from doing?

Honestly probably a little of what I do already everyday! My job is my passion as well I'm an artist so I'd probably just spend my nothing to do day maybe taking my significant other somewhere they want even if I don't want to do anything and then spend the remainder of the day probably spoiling them till they go to sleep, then I'd meditate, clear my head and reflect on life and other things. I'd maybe play a video game some, but I'll really be looking forward to the time I can spend completely alone to just think and process things. I kinda need that everyday or I'd go insane honestly, I don't hate people I'd just rather be a lone in my thoughts for the majority of the day.

SCENARIO 6

FOCUS ON THINKING VS FEELING HERE

You have a meeting with your college career counselor to discuss potential careers that interest you. He/she offers you a list of the following careers and asks you to pick your TOP 3. He/she asks you to take money out of the equation. Imagine all of these careers received equal compensation. Focus instead on where you would truly feel most happy and fulfilled.

Artist, Scientist, Actor, Engineer, Musician, Lawyer, Counselor, Entrepreneur, Teacher, Manager, Psychologist, Computer Programmer / Analyst, Clergy, Child Care, Medical Doctor

- What were your top 3 choices and what aspects of these careers appeal to you?

- Was it difficult or easy to pick only 3 and why?

- Prioritize the aspects of your career choices that influenced your decision, what things mattered most to you, where do you imagine finding the most fulfillment and why?

Artist, Musician, Actor. Easiest thing I've ever been asked to answer ever! I'm an Artist for a living and musician as a hobby and would like to be good at acting but never tried actually. Two of these three things have been my entire life since my first memories I can still remember today. I've always had this 'urge' to draw I literally cannot ignore it's as much a part of me as breathing. I've tried other things because parents didn't support my passions in those areas (they don't pay well) and tried to force me into becoming an engineer, and doctor. I respected the people in those fields but couldn't last long at all once starting the classes geared towards them. I would just slowly build with frustration and irritation that they didn't understand when I said 'I can't' do this... I hate it, I'm not going to take out loans to get a job I'll hate that seems illogical to me! Going in huge debt for a job I'll hate working it till it's payed off and then being 'older' and always hating myself for not spending that time doing what I really loved regardless the pay, doing what I'm meant to do and being payed little is better to me than working a job I hate to have money (with no time for what I enjoy and am passionate about as well as just NATURALLY good at doing) only to be able to enjoy my 'later-years' with perusing my life's true interests? I weighed this out for years, Do what I love and love myself for it. Or do something I hate and hate myself for ignoring my passion because that's what we are 'suppose' to do.

SCENARIO 7

Click on the image below and pay close attention to the things that jump out to you, objects, thoughts, feelings, impressions, ideas etc. What do you see?

Short Effective Scenario Questionnaire 2.0 (Self-Type)-

- Describe the main things that stand out to you in this picture.

- Why do you think/feel you focused on those things?

- Describe the strength with which this photo did or did not appeal to you and why?

The beautiful reflection in the water, the green trees in what seems to be a desert area. The contrast between Warm and Cool colors and the light-source not being visible. Viewing it for a moment I start to think about the rocks and notice the layers and start to think about what the world must have been like at the time any given layer was what actually was the Top layer at that time. What the wildlife was like, the weather and the sheer amount of time that's had to have passed since then reminding me how fleeting our time here is.. Then thinking about how many *bones* must be under our feet from the lifeforms that came before us. And how amazing it is we even exist and how lucky our ancestors were too have adapted and survived feeling sad for them to not be here to see where we are now! Then thinking about how amazing it is to have consciousness and wondering if other animals have a consciousness that feels just as deeply as ours but lacks the intelligence and or ability to portray it with words or some form of communication that we could understand.



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Answers to Spades Questionnaire -

0. Is there anything that may affect the way you answer the questions? For example, a stressful time, mental illness, medications, special life circumstances? Other useful information includes sex, age, and current state of mind.
Not too stressful, No mental illness, No mind or mood altering medicine, Male, 28, curious state of mind.

1. Click on this link: Flickr: Explore! Look at the random photo for about 30 seconds. Copy and paste it here, and write about your impression of it.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/salman...ore-2015-04-21 It's very pretty, I loved looking at the roots of the tree and imagining how complex they are and the beautiful textures and shadows they create in contrast to the smooth water. I also like the feeling of solemness in the picture and uniqueness the one tree has in comparison to everything else in the photo.

2. You are with a group of people in a car, heading to a different town to see your favourite band/artist/musician. Suddenly, the car breaks down for an unknown reason in the middle of nowhere. What are your initial thoughts? What are your outward reactions?
Meh I may actually laugh sarcastically or just yell out 'REKT' if I know the people well other than that I wouldn't get verbally upset or loud, if it's not my car I wouldn't be too stressed. I'd ask if anyone could fix it and try to figure out how to deal with with the cars safety and not recommend leaving it till we knew what was happening there. I'd be sad I couldn't see the band but at the same time okay with it because I truly hate large crowds and would rather enjoy my music alone with headphones in my room where I can't be distracted from what I'm actually interested in. I'd feel bad for everyone else that was really looking forward to it as well though and try to help come up with a way to still get there even if we're late once we've dealt with the car.

3. You somehow make it to the concert. The driver wants to go to the afterparty that was announced (and assure you they won't drink so they can drive back later). How do you feel about this party? What do you do?

If I had a good friend there, I'd be like ugh.... 'fuck it, lets go I'm gonna get drunk so I can actually be a little more sociable. I'm not an angry or loud drunk it just intensifies my personality and lets me not mind social norms as much that usually exhaust me. I don't like getting 'trashed however' so would try to stay enough with it to help take care of the others at the end of the night.

4. On the drive back, your friends are talking. A friend makes a claim that clashes with your current beliefs. What is your inward reaction? What do you outwardly say?
Depends if I'm still buzzed or not and if we've spoke about it before. If it's politics or them being intolerant I'll get angry inside, then let them have it. I'll probably call them out and remember something that they say/do that completely contradicts what they're proclaiming now and how stupid it is, and if they wanna continue that train of thought then cool do it. But do it in your head, or when I'm not around. I cannot stand ANY FORM OF DISCRIMINATION and WILL NOT ever tolerate it. Even thinking about it now is making my blood boil.

5. What would you do if you actually saw/experienced something that clashes with your previous beliefs, experiences, and habits?
Depends where I am, If I'm at home and it's something my gf/friend/family say I may just hold it in and take it with a grain of salt unless it's really serious. Like if someone said putting money into art programs at school was a waste of money, I would walk away or call them out depending how much it bothered me and the way they worded it. To be honest I see things that clash with what I believe on a minute to minute basis.

6. What are some of your most important values? How did you come about determining them? How can they change?
I try to be tolerant, and live with a to each their own. Don't impose on me and I won't impose on you attitude. I can be judgmental and take certain comments personally since I've grown up in the bible belt and in a hardcore conservative military family as a faith questioning artist and musician. Having to defend myself my choices and my passions since I was old enough to really develop my own opinions and ideas has caused some calluses and touchy areas at the same time. Also as I stated in the previous answer discrimination in any form makes my blood boil almost making me want to cry and become violent at the same time.

7. a) What about your personality most distinguishes you from everyone else? b) If you could change one thing about you personality, what would it be? Why?
A)I can be very creative, and given time (and desire) very good with words (in writing). I really care about about people deeply even if they don't see it. And often find myself wishing I was powerful so that I could lead specific groups of people out of their suffering. I don't get in the way, and without question typically offer respect to everyone to best of my ability but expect it back.
B)I'm a little too much of a perfectionist and hard on myself, that can cause me to lose motivation and or be lazy because I can get in this self-loathing cycle at times. I can also be very obsessive and extremely complacent when I'm having trouble reconciling things within me, be it death in the family. Or even success itself can stop me dead in my tracks for many reasons, worrying about new responsibilities developing and peoples expectations which I usually never think or care about.

8. How do you treat hunches or gut feelings? In what situations are they most often triggered?
Depends, most the time I keep them to myself, I get a lot about other people and what may happen if I chose to do any given specific action. I get most of my hunches when I'm creating something be it a drawing/painting/song/poem/or people and what they'll do/say. I'm a great improviser, and is how I approach most of my music and art, I will make a line become inspired by it and build a hunch off of it and then off that so on and so on, as well with my music I'll strum a few chords, then just 'KNOW' where to go next without and prior planning or thought. As well with seeing the patterns in peoples behavior I interact with personally, I'll almost always 'know' what they're going to say before they say it. I can typically have the whole conversation on my own before they even respond.

9.a) What activities energize you most? b) What activities drain you most? Why?
a.) Being alone and thinking/contemplating/daydreaming. Painting and drawing even researching something I'm interested in is enjoyable to me as well as long as I'm alone I can't think as well or deeply with other people around me. Typically at night when everyone is asleep and I know nothing will distract me from what I'm doing. Also literally sitting in my chair doing nothing but imagining things or nothing in my head energizes me a lot I feel like sitting there contemplating things draws me the most energy and it's a 'sort-of-dance' between doing that and then going back to the canvas/paper and drawing some more then going back in my head for a bit to actually recharge, and then using that energy and use my actions to put it to paper that in turn drain the energy. I love drawing and painting but when I really think about it I think it actually 'drains' me, and is why at times I have explosive progress where I'm drawing for 12-16 hours a day, but then in turn after 2 weeks to a month of that I metaphysically collapse and turn everything back inward and will do almost literally 'nothing' for about the same amount of time to recharge my so called batteries. Like a back and forth, I think contemplating and imagining gives me the most energy out of anything, I just love and enjoy drawing because it's a way for me to put those things and ideas out in a way but it in actuality drains the energy I've drawn from contemplation.

b.) Doing chores, like laundry, going out for groceries, balancing money, making a daily planner, and being around people even two other people will start to really drain me after about 4 hours. I need an extremely large amount of alone time to function well and be happy.

10. What do you repress about your outward behavior or internal thought process when around others? Why
I typically don't show any many facial expressions in public or even in a family setting we don't agree on a lot. With friends still not often but I don't stress it nearly as much and may even exaggerate it a bit to be funny now and then. I tend to seem expressionless with family or public to not cause confrontation or talk about something I'd rather not get in to because I already know it won't end well, the more certain things are explored the more they'll see I really don't agree with them and may feel bad about themselves and be awkward with me from there on out. My intent is never to offend people, but I know expressing ALL of my personal beliefs and feelings would make some people feel bad so I try to not let those things show to much for that reason as well as I don't want those parts of me criticized.


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Results to cognitive function tests ect.

Testing with this - Type indicator
is INFP... I( Very Clear ) N (Very Clear) F(Clear) P(Very Clear)

Every time I've taken the Socionics Tests I get INFj *which from what I know is actually INFP in MBTI*

The Big Five results are as follows:

Openness to Experience/Intellect
High scorers tend to be original, creative, curious, complex; Low scorers tend to be conventional, down to earth, narrow interests, uncreative.
You enjoy having novel experiences and seeing things in new ways. (Your percentile: 88)

Conscientiousness
High scorers tend to be reliable, well-organized, self-disciplined, careful; Low scorers tend to be disorganized, undependable, negligent.
You are neither organized or disorganized. (Your percentile: 46)

Extraversion
High scorers tend to be sociable, friendly, fun loving, talkative; Low scorers tend to be introverted, reserved, inhibited, quiet.
You probably enjoy spending quiet time alone. (Your percentile: 7)

Agreeableness
High scorers tend to be good natured, sympathetic, forgiving, courteous; Low scorers tend to be critical, rude, harsh, callous.
You find it easy to criticize others. (Your percentile: 17)

Neuroticism
High scorers tend to be nervous, high-strung, insecure, worrying; Low scorers tend to be calm, relaxed, secure, hardy.
You are a generally anxious person and tend to worry about things. (Your percentile: 84)

My Cognitive Function tests are always very similar to these results:

Cognitive Process Level of Development (Preference, Skill and Frequency of Use)
extraverted Sensing (Se) ********************** (22.8)
limited use
introverted Sensing (Si) ****************************** (30.8)
good use
extraverted Intuiting (Ne) ********************************** (34.1)
good use
introverted Intuiting (Ni) **************************** (28.8)
average use
extraverted Thinking (Te) *********************** (23.7)
limited use
introverted Thinking (Ti) ******************* (19.7)
limited use
extraverted Feeling (Fe) *********************** (23.9)
limited use
introverted Feeling (Fi) ************************************************** ****** (56.2)
excellent use
Summary Analysis of Profile
By focusing on the strongest configuration of cognitive processes, your pattern of responses most closely matches individuals of this type: INFP

My Big Five/SLOAN test are typically this:

Extroversion results were moderately low which suggests you are reclusive, quiet, unassertive, and private.

Orderliness results were medium which suggests you are moderately organized, structured, and self controlled while still remaining flexible, varied, and fun.

Emotional Stability results were medium which suggests you average somewhere in between being calm and resilient and being anxious and reactive.

Accommodation results were medium which suggests you are moderately kind natured, trusting, and helpful while still maintaining your own interests.

Inquisitiveness results were moderately high which suggests you are intellectual, curious, imaginative but possibly not very practical.

Your Global5/SLOAN type is RLUEI**I've taken this a few times, this has been a more common outcome than any other result **
Your Primary type is Reserved

Thought it could possibly be useful to see what my poetry looks like and perhaps it could give some insight into my type as well.

In convincing myself with,
Deliberate injections of horror.
Amongst the war-torn landscape of my mind,
The crows feast on the portrait of beauty.

No, they're not listening.
God is not listening, the silence runs true.
The dust is glistening.
Statues of the former, replaced by the new.

Dissonance is the song they sing.
A battle standard against everything felt.
Amongst the war-torn landscape of my heart,
The rats infest the roots of structure.

No, they're not watching.
There's nothing to see, the slate wiped smooth.
The dew is blotching.
Dust on the branches, feeding this hates' renew.

Okay, pretty sure that's most of the info I know not all of it is completely Socionics, but enough of it 'should' be interchangeable enough to still be useful in discerning my type.. I felt it would be 'easier' to compare things presenting it this way all together, Thanks if you take the time to read all of this info, I've been having a few people suggest ISFP>INFP(ISFj>INFj). I'm open to exploring whatever people suggest, though I do have to say Se in all its descriptions does not 'feel' right in my gut.

But that doesn't mean I couldn't be wrong, just need some sort of explanation into 'why' you are choosing whatever type you suggest I am. Thanks again!
 
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