Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Summing up my personality

So, I was playing poker online with this flirtatious 20 year-old Rutgers student who sent me to her myspace account to see her photo. She turned out to be cute. Let the online stalking begin! No, I'm just kidding, did I mention she is 20? She only liked me because three places paid out, and she was very short-stacked with four players left, and I took all of some other player's chips.

In any case, she had a link to her blog, where she posted the results of the personality test she'd taken on

I took the same test, more out of boredom than curiosity, and here is the "trait summary" part of the results, in its entirety:

messy, depressed, introverted, feels invisible, does not make friends easily, nihilistic, reveals little about self, fragile, dark, bizarre, feels undesirable, dislikes leadership, reclusive, weird, irritable, frequently second guesses self, unassertive, unsympathetic, low self control, observer, worrying, phobic, suspicious, unproductive, avoidant, negative, bad at saving money, emotionally sensitive, does not like to stand out, dislikes large parties, submissive, daydreamer

Those of you who know me are probably asking yourselves, How could a banal little online personality test create such a detailed and accurate portrait of Josh? Except for Lisa, who is saying, How did they miss "stinky?" (Well, maybe he wasn't completely honest in answering the personal hygiene questions.) They did actually miss some things. There's nothing on that list to account for why I spent ten minutes taking their personality test, for one thing. But clearly, this is why computers were invented.

Anyway, I am back and better than ever, so soon I will post my top ten list of 2005 films. I need to see Munich first, at least. Normally, I might be willing to skip the year's most highly acclaimed Spielberg film, but I was so very impressed, for real, with the truly grim and horrifying War of the Worlds that I want to give the other one a shot.

1 comment:

Jason M Jackowski said...


Glad to see you're back on the blog.

Oh yeah...