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Old 06-15-2010, 11:06 PM   #21
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Old 06-16-2010, 12:07 AM   #22
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INTJ... I used to think I wanted to be an INFJ but I just wasn't one.
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Old 06-16-2010, 12:07 AM   #23
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Old 06-16-2010, 01:50 AM   #24
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I'm an INTP. Very strong P.
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Old 06-16-2010, 02:02 AM   #25
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Another INTJ here.
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Old 06-16-2010, 02:13 AM   #26
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INTJ although not too extreme in the NJ part IIRC.

Wasn't INTJ the most popular type for early retirement.
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Old 06-16-2010, 03:24 AM   #27
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Another INTJ

I took an on line test and found myself wondering how reliable it could be when you are required to give binary answers to questions that are often best answered with "sometimes".

It turns out the the test has been heavily panned: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I found this comment says it all:

"Studies have found that between 39% and 76% of those tested fall into different types upon retesting some weeks or years later".
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:27 AM   #28
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All I know is that when the HR guy found out I was a INTJ, he said "huh ho, that ain't good"...

IIRC, early retirement correlates strongly with 3 MB types: ISTJ, INTJ and INTP.
Yep I think we figured this out a while back. INTP here. Extreme P also.

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Old 06-16-2010, 05:58 AM   #29
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I am also an INTJ, though as I get older I am moving closer to an F than a T (something I found to be very surprising as in the past I had always been solidly T).

I sometimes wonder if forums like this tend to attract us "I" types disproportionately...

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Old 06-16-2010, 06:59 AM   #30
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I'm a INTP I was married to a INTJ.
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Old 06-16-2010, 07:10 AM   #31
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Very strongly ISTJ. Every form of test I've ever taken tells me the same thing.
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Old 06-16-2010, 07:35 AM   #32
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DW and I are both ISTJ, every time. Sometimes I'm borderline ESTJ.

I'll put it this way: Most of the time, I'll choose hamburger at home over filet mignon in a restaurant.
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INTJ - but maybe we should vote on this so we can see a breakout by type?
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Old 06-16-2010, 07:40 AM   #34
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Whenever I take the test at work, I'm an ISTP. But at home, I'm an ISFP. So really borderline T and F.
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DW and I are both ISTJ, every time. Sometimes I'm borderline ESTJ.

I'll put it this way: Most of the time, I'll choose hamburger at home over filet mignon in a restaurant.
If I'm having filet mignon, I'm definitely having it at home. I find it easy to outdo a restaurant when it comes to steak.

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Old 06-16-2010, 08:09 AM   #36
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Old 06-16-2010, 08:51 AM   #37
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ENTJ, and it makes sense there are fewer of us here, as we only comprise 4% of the general population.

"ENTJs make up 4% of the general population and 80% of the population of executives." -- Penelope Trunk
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Old 06-16-2010, 09:35 AM   #38
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I have taken the full Myers Briggs a few times and have always come out either INTJ or INTP, always borderline on the J or P. Amazing the number of INT people on here; on other boards where this is discussed INTJ or INTP is very rare.
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Old 06-16-2010, 10:08 AM   #39
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INTP according to the quickie test on line...

Found another online test and now I'm INFJ. Hmmmmm.
My personality type changed from ENTJ to ENTP on tests I took 10 years apart. Each of the pairs (E/I, J/P etc) are based on a sliding scale. I am very close to the E/I & J/P demarcations so I wouldn't be surprised, if after a few years of ER, I end up being an INTP.

IMO, this is a good tool, but nothing replaces introspection and a constant effort to know oneself better.
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Old 06-16-2010, 10:18 AM   #40
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Is there a good online (free if possible) M-B test to take?
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