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What type do you guys think I am?

Hello. I'm new to this site and I haven't gotten to make an account until now. A couple of days ago, I took a cognitive functions test on IDRLabs.com. Here are the results:

Fi > Ni > Fe = Si > Ne > Te > Se = Ti

(Apparently, since this is my first post, I can't put in URL links...)

- My name is Daniel, but you can call me Dan or Danny. I’m 22 and I’m new to MBTI and Enneagram. I’ve known about these topics for about a couple of months.
- The Enneagram types I related to the most were 4, 9, 6, and 5. As for MBTI, I’m still learning about cognitive functions and I’m still trying to figure out my type.
- My interests are Sport Stacking, music (classic/indie rock, metal, punk, hip hop, and mashups are my favorite genres), video games, drawing painting, and creating music mashups.
- I have a YouTube channel dedicated to Sport Stacking. It’s where you stack twelve cups in predetermined sequences as fast as you can without messing up. I’m on Team USA and I’ve been doing it for over a decade. I’ve met some amazing people throughout the journey.
- I’m quite shy, reserved, private, and quiet for the most part. I never really fitted in to any particular group at school. I was the weird kid who would get picked on and bullied every day during middle school. I started to have terrible social anxiety because of it. High school was a little better, I was able to make acquaintances and a couple friends just fine, but still had some issues.
- I prefer to form my own opinions and stances. I don’t like to argue or debate, but if I choose to, I usually try to be unbiased and not criticize, even though sometimes people’s opinions can annoy me. Although, I don’t really care too much if someone has a different opinion than me, they have a right to disagree. If I don’t have a full opinion or stance on something, I won’t judge it, but I might have some sort of impression, if that makes sense.
- My favorite bands are Pink Floyd, Tame Impala, Gorillaz, Linkin Park, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, Evanescence, Kendrick Lamar, Jhene Aiko, Cold War Kids, Young the Giant, Radiohead, The Beatles, Cage the Elephant, DJs From Mars, and DJ Earworm.
- I daydream and introspect constantly. I have a lot of fantasies that surround my inner worlds, and I tend to switch back and forth between my inner world and outer world, kinda like Calvin and Hobbes.
- I like to live in my head a lot. Living too much in the past, present or future could get me either depressed or stressed depending on the situation and how I'm feeling.
- I’m really into The End of the F***ing World, something about that show is so good. The writing is phenomenal. I also like Stranger Things, Black Mirror (my favorite), Always Sunny, Evangelion, and Rick and Morty.
- As a kid, I really enjoyed art. I would draw all the time, and loved using my imagination.
- I used to play Jak and Daxter, Smash Bros, all the James Bond and Star Wars games as a kid. I also enjoy Overwatch, Undertale, Skyrim, Fallout, and a little bit of Call of Duty.
- As for movies, the closest movie I can say that is my favorite is Pulp Fiction (so good).
- I have High Functioning Autism (a secret I tend to keep from most people), and things can get very overwhelming sometimes. When there’s a problem I’m facing internally, I tend to dwell, obsess, and perseverate on it. Sometimes, I’ll dwell about certain things that have happened in the past. I feel like I’m trapped and can’t get out. The only way to calm me down is to sit down, relax, and listen to some music. It takes a while for me to calm down, but it’ll pass. It’s almost like a passing thunderstorm, if that makes sense.
- I’m a very curious, yet cautious person. I’ll sometimes get a bit impulsive, but I don’t really like to take risks.
- I like soft blankets.
- I currently work at Walmart and it can be a pain a lot of the time. What I love most about the job is that I work in Lawn and Garden, and I’ll be at peace. Being outside and not having to deal with too many customers is pretty soothing to me. What I dislike the most is the register up front. Too much commotion and noise goes on and sometimes you’ll get that one nasty customer that blames their small problems on you, which would easily ruin my day.
- I only have a few friends, and I’m comfortable with that. I don’t go out that often and usually get most of my energy when I’m alone. However, I do value the time I spend with my family and friends. I just don’t like staying in crowded places for too long. I also like to go out for walks every once in a blue moon.
- I get anxious when meeting new people, but I’m better at it now.
- When I'm hanging out with a group with people, I prefer to stay quiet. I like one-on-one interaction and hate being the center of attention most of the time; it gets uncomfortable.
- I used to jump around and run as a kid. Although, I have to be in the mood for any physical activity. I was never into playing sports, but I liked watching them.
- I also like to work out, even though I’m a stick, haha.
- My parents think I can be idealistic and realistic, but more idealistic, which is pretty true for the most part.
- I love animals, they’re so cool.
- I’ve never been to parties (except maybe one), and I’ve never been in a fight.
- I like going to concerts, but I can't stand loud noise.
- I don't talk or text people very often. I spend most of my time on the Internet. Although, I kind of used to hang out with friends a bit more than I do now.
- I’m a little sensitive to criticism. I’m even more sensitive when somebody yells at me, especially if they’re criticizing me.
- I didn't talk at all until the age of 3, but the first thing I have ever learned was the alphabet and numbers.
- My parents say that I have a dreamer personality. They also said I was very bright eyed as a newborn.
- I tend to remember certain details, such as people's names, faces, date of births, etc. I used to have a better memory for those details as a kid then I do now.
 

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You sound like an IXFP. I would say ISFP because of the sports stacking, but INFP because of the daydreaming. The biggest indicator is your Enneagram associations taken in addition to your description of your personality. Type 4 and 9 tend to go well with Fi dominants (although people from every type can be those types as well).

One thing is that your cognitive funtion stack, as reported here (Ni, Fi) indicates that you're more likely an ISFP (Fi-Se-Ni-Te) as your two introverted functions appear in order or INTJ (Ni-Te-Fi-Se) where your two introverted functions would also appear. Interestingly, I mistyped as an INFP for a while before I realized I was an INTJ (though a lot of self reflection and some professional opinion/testing). So even if you don't get it right the first time, know that you'll still learn a lot about yourself if you continue to participate here. [basically, I confused Ne and Ni and it was obvious I had Ni but I knew I was introverted. In the end, my Te was way too in-your-face]

Edit to add: This is meant to help people get a better picture on your type. It's definitely not an "end-all" thing as I've been typed myself differently on this, but filling out this questionnaire can help you get to know some more people and get a more accurate typing. If you start a new thread with this, I'll respond there, too.

http://personalitycafe.com/whats-my-personality-type/99679-whats-my-type-questionnaire.html

BTW, nice to meet you! : )
 

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Hey @brightflashes, nice to meet you too! Thank you so much for replying. It really means a lot, I was waiting for a response on here, haha. I actually did the same thing on r/mbti and got so many INFP replies. One guy even said I had tertiary Si, which makes a lot of sense. Plus, I've noticed that I tend to talk pretty linear, which I'm guessing is an Si thing, but I can definitely see ISFP as a possibility as well. I also got ESFP through visual typing, but I didn't even believe it, lol. I can't really see myself as anything other than an Fi dom, but I also want to know more since I'm new to this whole thing.
 

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Hey @brightflashes, nice to meet you too! Thank you so much for replying. It really means a lot, I was waiting for a response on here, haha. I actually did the same thing on r/mbti and got so many INFP replies. One guy even said I had tertiary Si, which makes a lot of sense. Plus, I've noticed that I tend to talk pretty linear, which I'm guessing is an Si thing, but I can definitely see ISFP as a possibility as well. I also got ESFP through visual typing, but I didn't even believe it, lol. I can't really see myself as anything other than an Fi dom, but I also want to know more since I'm new to this whole thing.
There are a few ways to type people which I like to use. Hopefully they may provide insight for you:

1 - By temperament. If you can figure out whether you share the temperament of an NF or an SP, that should help. The others are NT and SJ.

2 - Typing others by extroverted function. The function that one will see the most in other people is their extroverted function. It would follow that the extroverted function would be most obvious. If you were typed as an ESFP, for example, through visual typing, ISFP might make sense as that would make Se your most visual function.

3 - Typing others by inferior function. Sometimes a person's difficulties and weak spots are much more apparent than their strengths. If you are an IXFP, your inferior function would be Te.

4 - Typing others by stereotypes. Now this is very dangerous. But if you meet someone who fits stereotypes for the most part over the course of 6 months to a year, it becomes pretty easy to figure out their type. However, again, this is dangerous to do and isn't scientific.

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Hopefully this sheds some light on how to type others and methods other people use to type people which can help you reason why others may say you're this instead of that or whatever.

Of the Enneagram types you listed, what strikes me the most is that you listed the three withdrawn types (4, 5, and 9) + one more (6). That leads me to believe that you are more likely a 4,5, or 9 rather than a 6. However, I'm not well versed on typing through Enneagram and that tends to be a personal process which one "discovers" for themselves. The Enneagram forum has many resources for the different types, though. It's really well organized, so hopefully you'll be able to start that process pretty quickly.
 

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There are a few ways to type people which I like to use. Hopefully they may provide insight for you:

1 - By temperament. If you can figure out whether you share the temperament of an NF or an SP, that should help. The others are NT and SJ.

2 - Typing others by extroverted function. The function that one will see the most in other people is their extroverted function. It would follow that the extroverted function would be most obvious. If you were typed as an ESFP, for example, through visual typing, ISFP might make sense as that would make Se your most visual function.

3 - Typing others by inferior function. Sometimes a person's difficulties and weak spots are much more apparent than their strengths. If you are an IXFP, your inferior function would be Te.

4 - Typing others by stereotypes. Now this is very dangerous. But if you meet someone who fits stereotypes for the most part over the course of 6 months to a year, it becomes pretty easy to figure out their type. However, again, this is dangerous to do and isn't scientific.

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Hopefully this sheds some light on how to type others and methods other people use to type people which can help you reason why others may say you're this instead of that or whatever.

Of the Enneagram types you listed, what strikes me the most is that you listed the three withdrawn types (4, 5, and 9) + one more (6). That leads me to believe that you are more likely a 4,5, or 9 rather than a 6. However, I'm not well versed on typing through Enneagram and that tends to be a personal process which one "discovers" for themselves. The Enneagram forum has many resources for the different types, though. It's really well organized, so hopefully you'll be able to start that process pretty quickly.
Gotcha! Thanks for the insight. Although, now that I think about it, 6 for Enneagram doesn't seem to off if that makes sense. Also, I did take another quiz on the Typologycentral Keirsey and Jung Test: Fi > Si > Ne > Fe > Ni > Ti > Te = Se

I don't know, now that I think about, I don't really feel resonated with Ni all that much. Si is pretty natural for me to use, plus my thoughts tend to go wherever they want to go. The visual typing didn't seem like it was all that accurate. Not to burst your bubble though, and they seemed like they were kind of typing me on stereotypes anyway. I do see myself as IxFP though, but possibly INFP more, I guess.
 

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Hi, you seem like an INFP from what you're saying. I was debating between that and INFJ, but your introspection and your type of emotional sensitivity just doesn't sound INFJ for me, if that makes sense.

Welcome to the club! I know, it sucks that you can't post links and images at first. It's okay, you'll get there!
 

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Hi, you seem like an INFP from what you're saying. I was debating between that and INFJ, but your introspection and your type of emotional sensitivity just doesn't sound INFJ for me, if that makes sense.

Welcome to the club! I know, it sucks that you can't post links and images at first. It's okay, you'll get there!
I'm glad to be part of the club. Also, never got INFJ before, but INFP seems to make a lot more sense to me, but just in case, I won't exactly turn down ISFP either. However, INFP's seem to get a bad rep sometimes and I wouldn't mind being a part of one of them. :)
 

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I'm glad to be part of the club. Also, never got INFJ before, but INFP seems to make a lot more sense to me, but just in case, I won't exactly turn down ISFP either. However, INFP's seem to get a bad rep sometimes and I wouldn't mind being a part of one of them. :)
Yeah, i think it's better to keep your options open. I used to think i was ESFJ or ISFP...gosh, that was confusing.

:thinking: What do you mean by "INFPs get a bad rep"?
 

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Yeah, i think it's better to keep your options open. I used to think i was ESFJ or ISFP...gosh, that was confusing.

:thinking: What do you mean by "INFPs get a bad rep"?
Yeah, this journey on finding my own type through both MBTI and Enneagram has been very difficult, plus there's also the Instinct thing, which I'm interested in as well, but not sure if that has any correlation with the MBTI or Enneagram.

As for the "bad rep" thing, it's seems like (and I'm not good with observing things too well) INFP's, and even ISFP's, are "sappy," and that's never really the case at all. However, INFP's tend to struggle a little more than ISFP's I heard.
 

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Yeah, this journey on finding my own type through both MBTI and Enneagram has been very difficult, plus there's also the Instinct thing, which I'm interested in as well, but not sure if that has any correlation with the MBTI or Enneagram.

As for the "bad rep" thing, it's seems like (and I'm not good with observing things too well) INFP's, and even ISFP's, are "sappy," and that's never really the case at all. However, INFP's tend to struggle a little more than ISFP's I heard.
I feel like none of the instincts sometimes haha. Okay, i've heard that, but if people are sappy i just let them be sappy. And then there are INFPs who are totally fine without being all romantic, you're right.

I guess INFPs tend to overthink more than ISFPs, because of the Ne. Is that what you mean by the struggle?
 

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I feel like none of the instincts sometimes haha. Okay, i've heard that, but if people are sappy i just let them be sappy. And then there are INFPs who are totally fine without being all romantic, you're right.

I guess INFPs tend to overthink more than ISFPs, because of the Ne. Is that what you mean by the struggle?
Haha, I guess so. And I guess for me, I do tend to overthink and overanalyze, which is where the perseveration comes from I guess, lol.
 

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Just to let you guys know - I think INFPs are badasses. So whatever. And I can definitely see INFP for you as well. The thing that got me was the sports stacking. It seems so hard to do something like that without Se (to me, of course, as Se is my inferior function).
 

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Just to let you guys know - I think INFPs are badasses. So whatever. And I can definitely see INFP for you as well. The thing that got me was the sports stacking. It seems so hard to do something like that without Se (to me, of course, as Se is my inferior function).
INFP’s and ISFP’s are always gonna be badasses in their own strength. As for Sport Stacking, it was pretty much the only sport I ever got into. I actually used to be one of the fastest guys in the county. Then a bunch of other kids came along and broke constant records, haha. Although, I’m not as involved in it as I used to, I still break records every once in a while. It’s actually pretty fun if you want something to distract yourself. :p
 

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1. 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.

I'm fine for now. Thanks for asking. ;)

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?

I'll get instantly annoyed and impatient, but I won't say anything cause that'll be pretty rude. Although, I might get a little worried for missing the show. Sometimes, I tend to forget that things happen for a reason, even I didn't want them to or don't like them. As for the car breaking down, I might think of solutions to come up with the problem.

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?

I might get concerned with their intentions, but I will also think that there is a possibility that they won't drink (and if they do, they'll only get one or two). I wouldn't mind if my driver was getting a couple drinks, as long as they're sober enough to drive. However, if they made a promise not to drink, then I might have to watch them just in case. I usually don't trust people, but I don't think they're always untrustworthy either. It depends on the person.

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?

It really depends on the topic at hand. Sometimes, I'll listen and get interested, but sometimes I might get annoyed or ask questions for curiosity. I usually don't like to debate with people, especially if it's with politics and the person I'm debating is petty with their opinions. At the end of the day, I'm still gonna have my beliefs and opinions. I wish some people would just agree to disagree.

5. What would you do if you actually saw/experienced something that clashes with your previous beliefs, experiences, and habits?

It depends on the experience. If it's on Facebook where I saw a smug-like political post, I might get this slight impulse of annoyance, but I won't debate. Instead, I'll just go to the comments under the post and only upvote the comments I agree. I know that sounds petty, but it didn't really matter when it was 2016 and all I could see were smug-like political posts (and this goes for both sides, btw).

6. What are some of your most important values? How did you come about determining them? How can they change?

Respect, Friendship, Loyalty, Success/Achievement, Progress, Understanding, Fun, Friends, Family, Good movies/tv shows/games/food, Music, Talent, My hobbies, Honesty, Trust, Kindness, Good conversations, My daydreams, Authority that's trustworthy, Learning, Rules, Nostalgia, and probably a bunch of other things I can't think of at the moment, lol.

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 don't know, I've always thought that we're all different from each other, but when it all waters down, we're pretty much the same. When I first got into this personality thing, it was very interesting to me how different and similar I could be from someone else. I was definitely different in grade school. Some kids were just assholes, but I tried my best to be kind to other people. However, it was very hard to be kind to the people that either bullied me or was just flat out nasty to me.

b) When I was younger, I wished I was more outgoing simply because I didn't always have the confidence to speak up. I was a very active kid in elementary school, but 5th grade rolled around (which was an awesome year, btw) and I met my two bullies that terrorized me in middle school, especially one that nobody really liked. This caused me to become a lot more shy than I already was. However, as time went on in high school, I became more confident in being outgoing, but it's only with people I'm comfortable with. In fact, I became content with being reserved.

I also wish I wasn't so lazy sometimes. I wish I could just get things done, especially in a quick environment like WalMart, but sometimes it's not as easy.

8. How do you treat hunches or gut feelings? In what situations are they most often triggered?

I don't always get gut feelings, but when I do, it depends. Sometimes they're right, other times, they're not. They might trigger when I'm alone in a room and I can hear somebody's footsteps come into the direction of the room I'm in, I can assume they might want something from me, like chores, or they might go into the other room. I might think of a few other things as well.

It's also triggered when I post an opinion on Facebook and I get a notification that somebody commented on my post. If it's the same two people that get defensive when somebody has a different opinion or belief, then my gut feeling might say they want a debate. If it's from different individuals, I might think they'll want to either agree, disagree or have a debate. The debate could go either way too.

9. a) What activities energize you most? b) What activities drain you most? Why?

a) I like to watch TV or a movie, listen to music, go outside for a walk or shoot hoops, Sport Stacking, drawing, watch YouTube videos or even make one (like stacking, creating a mashup, or maybe talking about my current interests), play video games, work out, daydream about random things, look up things on the Internet I'm interested in and learning, sometimes, I'll read a book, write, or take a shower if I haven't yet. If I'm hungry, having a good meal could energize me, but it's important to eat anyway. Sometimes, chores will get me energized if I'm working alone while listening to music.

b) Work (don't get me wrong, a job is very important to have, but the job I have can drain me in some ways), chores (sometimes), school sometimes drained me, but definitely not always, crowded places (if I'm there for too long), too much physical activity, too much resting (which makes me even more drained), obsessing over things in general.

Generally, if I'm alone, then it's pretty easy for me to distract myself when I'm bored.

10. What do you repress about your outward behavior or internal thought process when around others? Why?

For my internal thought process, I don't know, my thoughts will tend to jump around wherever it wants to, especially if I'm daydreaming. I think it all depends when I'm talking to someone, like it's probably different. As for my outward behavior, that depends. It also depends with the people I'm with. I tend to show my happiness and annoyance more than anything else. Sometimes, I'll get angry or agitated and snap without second thought, but if I know if I had done something wrong to somebody, I'll always apologize no matter what. It's definitely the right thing to do.

- P.S. I haven't got to the picture one because I tried clicking on it, but didn't show up (probably down or deleted), but if there's one image you want me to view and write down about, I'll do it. Also, feel free to really give me examples of where you see certain functions in me. Like if you think I'm INFP, then where do you see Fi, Ne, Si, and Te in me? If ISFP, where do you see Se and Ni? It'll be helpful to me and my understanding and knowledge of MBTI. @brightflashes @Hottest_Commie_Ever
 

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Sorry I haven't responded to this yet. I have been ridiculously busy since you put it up. I'll keep the tab opened tonight, though, and I plan to answer it tomorrow in the morning.
 

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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...

I'll get instantly annoyed and impatient, but I won't say anything cause that'll be pretty rude F dom/T inferior. Although, I might get a little worried for missing the show. Sometimes, I tend to forget that things happen for a reason, even I didn't want them to or don't like them. As for the car breaking down, I might think of solutions to come up with the problem.

3. You somehow make it to the concert. The driver wants to go to the afterparty

I might get concerned with their intentions, but I will also think that there is a possibility that they won't drink (and if they do, they'll only get one or two). I wouldn't mind if my driver was getting a couple drinks, as long as they're sober enough to drive. However, if they made a promise not to drink, then I might have to watch them just in case. I usually don't trust people, but I don't think they're always untrustworthy either. It depends on the person.I personally associate suspician like this with mid to low Ni and mid to high Se (like ISFP or ISTP). Could also have to do with imagination, previous experiences, though.

4. On the drive back, your friends are talking. A friend makes a claim that clashes with your current beliefs...

It really depends on the topic at hand. Sometimes, I'll listen and get interested, but sometimes I might get annoyed or ask questions for curiosity Fi, N. I usually don't like to debate with peopleFi dom, Te inferior, especially if it's with politics and the person I'm debating is petty with their opinions. At the end of the day, I'm still gonna have my beliefs and opinions. I wish some people would just agree to disagreeFi dom, Te inf.

5. What would you do if you actually saw/experienced something that clashes with your previous beliefs, experiences, and habits?

Entire answer is Fi dom Te inf

6. What are some of your most important values? How did you come about determining them? How can they change?

Respect, Friendship, Loyalty, Success/Achievement, Progress, Understanding, Fun, Friends, Family, Good movies/tv shows/games/food, Music, Talent, My hobbies, Honesty, Trust, Kindness, Good conversations, My daydreams, Authority that's trustworthy, Learning, Rules, Nostalgia, and probably a bunch of other things I can't think of at the moment, lol.Ne/Si

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 don't know, I've always thought that we're all different from each other, but when it all waters down, we're pretty much the same. When I first got into this personality thing, it was very interesting to me how different and similar I could be from someone else. I was definitely different in grade school. Some kids were just assholes, but I tried my best to be kind to other people. However, it was very hard to be kind to the people that either bullied me or was just flat out nasty to me.F dominant

b) When I was younger, I wished I was more outgoing simply because I didn't always have the confidence to speak up. I was a very active kid in elementary school, but 5th grade rolled around (which was an awesome year, btw) and I met my two bullies that terrorized me in middle school, especially one that nobody really liked. This caused me to become a lot more shy than I already was. However, as time went on in high school, I became more confident in being outgoing, but it's only with people I'm comfortable with. In fact, I became content with being reserved.Introversion

I also wish I wasn't so lazy sometimes. I wish I could just get things done, especially in a quick environment like WalMart, but sometimes it's not as easy.Te inferior

8. How do you treat hunches or gut feelings? In what situations are they most often triggered?

I don't always get gut feelings, but when I do, it depends. Sometimes they're right, other times, they're not. They might trigger when I'm alone in a room and I can hear somebody's footsteps come into the direction of the room I'm in, I can assume they might want something from me, like chores, or they might go into the other room. I might think of a few other things as well.

It's also triggered when I post an opinion on Facebook and I get a notification that somebody commented on my post. If it's the same two people that get defensive when somebody has a different opinion or belief, then my gut feeling might say they want a debate. If it's from different individuals, I might think they'll want to either agree, disagree or have a debate. The debate could go either way too.Ne, not valuing Fe

9. a) What activities energize you most? b) What activities drain you most? Why?

a) I like to watch TV or a movie, listen to music, go outside for a walk or shoot hoops, Sport Stacking, drawing, watch YouTube videos or even make one (like stacking, creating a mashup, or maybe talking about my current interests), play video games, work out, daydream about random things, look up things on the Internet I'm interested in and learning, sometimes, I'll read a book, write, or take a shower if I haven't yet. If I'm hungry, having a good meal could energize me, but it's important to eat anyway. Sometimes, chores will get me energized if I'm working alone while listening to music.Nothing really sticks out here, to me, as being specific to anything other than Introversion

b) Work (don't get me wrong, a job is very important to have, but the job I have can drain me in some ways), chores (sometimes), school sometimes drained me, but definitely not always, crowded places (if I'm there for too long), too much physical activity, too much resting (which makes me even more drained), obsessing over things in general.Ne preference over Se, Intrcoversion

Generally, if I'm alone, then it's pretty easy for me to distract myself when I'm bored.

10. What do you repress about your outward behavior or internal thought process when around others? Why?

For my internal thought process, I don't know, my thoughts will tend to jump around wherever it wants to, especially if I'm daydreaming. I think it all depends when I'm talking to someone, like it's probably different. As for my outward behavior, that depends. It also depends with the people I'm with. I tend to show my happiness and annoyance more than anything else. Sometimes, I'll get angry or agitated and snap without second thought, but if I know if I had done something wrong to somebody, I'll always apologize no matter what. It's definitely the right thing to do.Ne
So I'm pretty much locked in that your type is INFP. Thanks for answering these questions because it helped clear up whether you valued Ne more or Se more. The two functions in the middle tend to lead to the most problems. For example, I'm Ni-Te-Fi-Se, and looking at dichotomy alone, it's hard to tell if I'm a T or an F. But looking at my functions, it's more obvious that I used Fi and Te. So, since your perceiving functions are in the middle Fi-Ne-Si-Te, it's harder to tell between N and S for you. At least that's what I've found when typing others.

I hope more people reply!
 

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So I'm pretty much locked in that your type is INFP. Thanks for answering these questions because it helped clear up whether you valued Ne more or Se more. The two functions in the middle tend to lead to the most problems. For example, I'm Ni-Te-Fi-Se, and looking at dichotomy alone, it's hard to tell if I'm a T or an F. But looking at my functions, it's more obvious that I used Fi and Te. So, since your perceiving functions are in the middle Fi-Ne-Si-Te, it's harder to tell between N and S for you. At least that's what I've found when typing others.

I hope more people reply!
Thank you so much for doing this, it really means a lot to me. I wish more people would reply as well. Do you know anyone in particular that could also be a good help? I’m pretty curious to see what people think and say (even though people’s responses might get me anxious, haha). Although, it’d be really interesting anyway.
 

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Just to let you guys know - I think INFPs are badasses. So whatever. And I can definitely see INFP for you as well. The thing that got me was the sports stacking. It seems so hard to do something like that without Se (to me, of course, as Se is my inferior function).
Are you seriously associating type with physical ability?

1. 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.

I'm fine for now. Thanks for asking. ;)

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?

I'll get instantly annoyed and impatient, but I won't say anything cause that'll be pretty rude. Although, I might get a little worried for missing the show. Sometimes, I tend to forget that things happen for a reason, even I didn't want them to or don't like them. As for the car breaking down, I might think of solutions to come up with the problem.
Seeing things as happening for a reason is a mindset fairly characteristic of NFs.

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?

I might get concerned with their intentions, but I will also think that there is a possibility that they won't drink (and if they do, they'll only get one or two). I wouldn't mind if my driver was getting a couple drinks, as long as they're sober enough to drive. However, if they made a promise not to drink, then I might have to watch them just in case. I usually don't trust people, but I don't think they're always untrustworthy either. It depends on the person.
Leaning towards the middle on Agreeableness, which is a Big Five factor which overlaps with T/F.

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?

It really depends on the topic at hand. Sometimes, I'll listen and get interested, but sometimes I might get annoyed or ask questions for curiosity. I usually don't like to debate with people, especially if it's with politics and the person I'm debating is petty with their opinions. At the end of the day, I'm still gonna have my beliefs and opinions. I wish some people would just agree to disagree.
Indicates an F preference. Emphasis is on avoiding conflict. The average T type is going to be less conflict averse when it comes to discussing topics, and will take things less personally.

5. What would you do if you actually saw/experienced something that clashes with your previous beliefs, experiences, and habits?

It depends on the experience. If it's on Facebook where I saw a smug-like political post, I might get this slight impulse of annoyance, but I won't debate. Instead, I'll just go to the comments under the post and only upvote the comments I agree. I know that sounds petty, but it didn't really matter when it was 2016 and all I could see were smug-like political posts (and this goes for both sides, btw).
I err towards an IFP typing. I associate this level of conflict aversiveness not just with an F preference, but also with IFPs in particular. I suspect FJs would have more of a conviction in pushing their views if a belief meant enough to them.

6. What are some of your most important values? How did you come about determining them? How can they change?

Respect, Friendship, Loyalty, Success/Achievement, Progress, Understanding, Fun, Friends, Family, Good movies/tv shows/games/food, Music, Talent, My hobbies, Honesty, Trust, Kindness, Good conversations, My daydreams, Authority that's trustworthy, Learning, Rules, Nostalgia, and probably a bunch of other things I can't think of at the moment, lol.
The only thing I'm getting out of this is an F preference. I'm getting mixed signals on everything else.

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 don't know, I've always thought that we're all different from each other, but when it all waters down, we're pretty much the same. When I first got into this personality thing, it was very interesting to me how different and similar I could be from someone else. I was definitely different in grade school. Some kids were just assholes, but I tried my best to be kind to other people. However, it was very hard to be kind to the people that either bullied me or was just flat out nasty to me.

b) When I was younger, I wished I was more outgoing simply because I didn't always have the confidence to speak up. I was a very active kid in elementary school, but 5th grade rolled around (which was an awesome year, btw) and I met my two bullies that terrorized me in middle school, especially one that nobody really liked. This caused me to become a lot more shy than I already was. However, as time went on in high school, I became more confident in being outgoing, but it's only with people I'm comfortable with. In fact, I became content with being reserved.
Seems fairly indicative of an INFP mindset, which views people as both individuals who are fundamentally different, while also seeing a certain oneness in humanity that binds it all together. The very fact you're trying to be kind to people who treat you like shit is a huge F indicator. You definitely strike me as a passive, conflict averse person, and I consider the IFPs to be the most passive of the types.

Finding significance in your experience - in terms of how they shape your outlook into who you are today - is hardly a definite NF indicator, but it's a trait characteristic of many NFs.

I also wish I wasn't so lazy sometimes. I wish I could just get things done, especially in a quick environment like WalMart, but sometimes it's not as easy.
I consider this kind of slowness to respond and lack of speed to be a common IP problem.

8. How do you treat hunches or gut feelings? In what situations are they most often triggered?

I don't always get gut feelings, but when I do, it depends. Sometimes they're right, other times, they're not. They might trigger when I'm alone in a room and I can hear somebody's footsteps come into the direction of the room I'm in, I can assume they might want something from me, like chores, or they might go into the other room. I might think of a few other things as well.

It's also triggered when I post an opinion on Facebook and I get a notification that somebody commented on my post. If it's the same two people that get defensive when somebody has a different opinion or belief, then my gut feeling might say they want a debate. If it's from different individuals, I might think they'll want to either agree, disagree or have a debate. The debate could go either way too.
More of the same overall impressions I get from your personality. Moving on.

9. a) What activities energize you most? b) What activities drain you most? Why?

a) I like to watch TV or a movie, listen to music, go outside for a walk or shoot hoops, Sport Stacking, drawing, watch YouTube videos or even make one (like stacking, creating a mashup, or maybe talking about my current interests), play video games, work out, daydream about random things, look up things on the Internet I'm interested in and learning, sometimes, I'll read a book, write, or take a shower if I haven't yet. If I'm hungry, having a good meal could energize me, but it's important to eat anyway. Sometimes, chores will get me energized if I'm working alone while listening to music.
Those interests are fairly characteristic of an ISFP, but not enough to sway me from an INFP typing.

b) Work (don't get me wrong, a job is very important to have, but the job I have can drain me in some ways), chores (sometimes), school sometimes drained me, but definitely not always, crowded places (if I'm there for too long), too much physical activity, too much resting (which makes me even more drained), obsessing over things in general.

Generally, if I'm alone, then it's pretty easy for me to distract myself when I'm bored.
Seems to indicate an IP typing. You're obviously an introvert, and you find too much structure repressing.

10. What do you repress about your outward behavior or internal thought process when around others? Why?

For my internal thought process, I don't know, my thoughts will tend to jump around wherever it wants to, especially if I'm daydreaming. I think it all depends when I'm talking to someone, like it's probably different. As for my outward behavior, that depends. It also depends with the people I'm with. I tend to show my happiness and annoyance more than anything else. Sometimes, I'll get angry or agitated and snap without second thought, but if I know if I had done something wrong to somebody, I'll always apologize no matter what. It's definitely the right thing to do.
Seems fairly indicative of Neuroticism according to the Big Five model, which is characterised by strong, sudden emotional responses that have a knee-jerk factor to them. Another characteristic of Neuroticism is self-consciousness.

Linda Berens, who is a renowned writer of typology books, had put forward the following question and answers to distinguish between T and F. This was in a response to a post made on Facebook.

When do you usually apologise to someone, and what do you expect in return?

Virtually all Thinking types understand an apology as an admission of being wrong -- being wrong about facts, making an error in a process that screws things up, being mistaken about an assumption, or, as you say, bumping into someone unintentionally. So these types don't apologize if they don't believe they're wrong. High-scoring T types will often say they can't even remember the last time they apologized.

When they do apologize, they expect the other person to nod and move on, or to say "no problem."

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F types come at this from a completely different standpoint. They say they apologize in order to repair a disconnect in a relationship, to express remorse for hurting someone, or to sympathize with another's sense of being wronged. The high-scoring F types say they apologize as easily as breathing, but more to strangers than to loved ones, in so far as they try to work on their close relationships so that potential problems get solved before anyone gets hurt and an apology is warranted. And they all say that they want the other person to respond by accepting the apology and assuring them that the relationship is intact.
A T type will typically only apologise as an admission of being wrong or having failed in some way, and they will be less inclined to apologise for something they didn't do wrong.

It's a statement like that which gets you big F points.

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Overall, I get the impression you're an INFP. You have a very, very strong F preference, and you're most likely an IP. I didn't see too many N indicative things in what you wrote, but the fact you're posting on a typology forum alone is worth a couple of N points, since typology tends to appeal more to N types.
 

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Thanks so much, I really appreciate you doing this. As for the N vs S preference, I’ve really been debating on that. Even though I’ve gotten a few ISFP answers, the majority is saying INFP, which also makes sense. If we’re talking about cognitive functions, I can definitely see both intuition and sensing in the middle. I can definitely see myself as IxFP though.
 

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Thanks so much, I really appreciate you doing this. As for the N vs S preference, I’ve really been debating on that. Even though I’ve gotten a few ISFP answers, the majority is saying INFP, which also makes sense. If we’re talking about cognitive functions, I can definitely see both intuition and sensing in the middle. I can definitely see myself as IxFP though.
I suspect that for a great number of people, their preferences for one or more dichotomies are close enough to the middle where x is the best fit.
 
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