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Do you have what it takes to be a Billionaire: Test
Old 03-20-2009, 12:25 PM   #1
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Do you have what it takes to be a Billionaire: Test

This is sorta fun and quick. I took it and scored a 52, upper tax bracket, which pretty much describes my lifestyle. Guess I'll never be a billionaire...sigh.

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Billionaire? - Forbes.com
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Old 03-20-2009, 12:27 PM   #2
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Heh. I already KNOW I don't have what it takes because after living through the last 18 months, I know I'd stop taking any risk LONG before I got to a billion.
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Old 03-20-2009, 06:47 PM   #3
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I saved time. Pass on the test. If I had what it takes to be a billionaire, I would be one.

Wondering, how many billionaires took the test before becoming one? I'd venture to say none. They were too busy making money.

So I guess there are two kinds of people, those who take tests to find out what they are good at. And those who do what they are good at.
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Old 03-20-2009, 06:54 PM   #4
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I got a 56, same category as Orchidflower. But then I took it again, using my preconceived notions of what billionaires are like instead of answering truthfully, and got an 84 - - Forbes 400 billionaire.
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Old 03-20-2009, 07:04 PM   #5
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I received a 60. I already knew that I would never be a billionaire. I wish that I had more money, but I would not ever want to be a billionaire.
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Old 03-20-2009, 07:19 PM   #6
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I got a 38. That puts me in the "Joe Salariman" group. Dang.
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Old 03-20-2009, 08:02 PM   #7
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I got upper income bracket. Too bad my present job feels more like training for upper income tax bracket.
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Old 03-20-2009, 08:48 PM   #8
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40 upper income
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Old 03-20-2009, 10:10 PM   #9
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I took it for several people in my family and none of us got higher than 62.
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Old 03-20-2009, 10:14 PM   #10
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Lol 46 out of 100...Stuck with a house in the burbs. Ok by me. But Id prefer some acreage for livestock and guns
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It is hard to take a survey that can't spell 'question' correctly seriously


Quesion?
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Old 03-20-2009, 10:40 PM   #12
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It is hard to take a survey that can't spell 'question' correctly seriously


Quesion?

See Im even more of a billionaire failure since I didnt notice that. Way to knock my score down a couple notches
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I took it 5 times, playing with the answers. Real answers = 50, randomish answer = 50-58. Wonder what the trick is.
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Old 03-21-2009, 12:53 AM   #14
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I got only 48, but I already knew the result.

If you use the billion term to mean 1,000 million, all I lack is $996,000,000. Damn I hate being inferior.
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Lol 46 out of 100...Stuck with a house in the burbs. Ok by me. But Id prefer some acreage for livestock and guns
Is that you, "long lost bro"? Me, too, 46.

Is that a poorly constructed test or what? I was surprised at how restricted their questions were and assumed right off the bat that being the youngest child would keep me under a billion.

! substituted “Fluffy” for my nonexistent kids; BTW, she gets nothing. In a later question, they ask if you have kids. Huh?

Ye gods, I do collect art although I don’t consider it a hobby; how many people can say they sail, collect art or raise thoroughbred horses? If they don’t, they have to choose, “what hobbies”?
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Old 03-21-2009, 10:29 AM   #16
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40 upper income - but apparently right on the cliff as Shawn reports that 38 is Joe Salaryman. Seems right to me.

I never wanted a billion anyway.

And how come there wasn't an other on the hobby question?
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52, and the accompanying description was pretty much correct...
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Old 03-21-2009, 11:12 AM   #18
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I got a 62 -- but just re-checked my statements....where are my tens of millions?!
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70/100: I suspect the inheritance question may be a key to this "test".
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I got a 62. Did it again but changed my country of birth to US and got a 70. (Foreign born military brat.)
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