The ISTP is stereotypically known as the mechanic. What did you think you were?
Firstly, I haven't said that. That's your conjecture. In my original questionnaire I referenced the fact that people have previously suggested alternative types that differ by one letter. No one has ever suggested ISTP (or INTP for that matter) to me as my type before.I mean you can say ISTJ and ISTP are 1 letter off and you scored 51 to 49 in J vs P and that makes you ISTJ, but I'm trying to figure out the functions.
I haven't claimed otherwise. As you say, the way an ISTJ and an ISTP go about things is different.Even though ISTJ and ISTP can both be introverted, pragmatic, thinkers, the way they go about the world is kind of different. It's not that it's impossible for you to be ISTJ, but if I have made an error I would like to thoroughly analyze so I don't make it again.
I don't know what you want me to say. If you want me to talk about systems or structures, then ask me about them. I attempted to answer the questions selected for the questionnaire. I found some of them too ambiguous or non-specific to answer well, but I focused on the questions and gave the best answers I could. I don't know the people you know so there's as much weight to that as me saying I share commonalities with Te people I know.I am mostly trying to figure out what makes you a Te user specifically, because you seem pretty open with everything. Somethings seem a little vaguely T where I could see it going either way. You never talk about systems or structures. You said authority is good in expertise but hierarchical systems aren't usually good which particularly confuses me. You don't have the sort of hard and fast rules for things. I mean I'm a little cartoonish in my Te, but I understand there is a spectrum of it. Usually it is pretty unmistakable though. You don't seem to share much in common with the Te people I know or have typed or who have identified as a Te type.