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Old 05-14-2012, 12:11 PM
 
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I'm an INTJ but with a very high T, opposite of you. I took the test at work twice, in different yeas, same results.
From what I read, ENTJ is the personality type most suited to executive work, though INTJs, if not TOO "I," could probably do the job, too.

The ESTJ and ISTJ are too bogged down in detail to be interested in the bigger picture, because of that "S."

I have no clue about the other 12 types out there.
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Old 05-14-2012, 10:18 PM
 
Location: Mississippi
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I took the test and was an INTJ:

78% Introverted

50% Thinking

50% Intuitive

22% Judging

I read up on the results and couldn't help but feel like I was reading a horoscope. In other words, people have complex personalities and I'm sure I could find things that apply to me from a number of different personality types. Yes, reading my results gave me pause and even made me laugh at some of the things that described me perfectly. Yet, I couldn't help but feel like I would have found a lot of other things in other personality types that would have given me similar results or reason for me to pause.

Not to mention, there were several questions where I felt like there should have been a "No Decision" or "Not Sure" as opposed to a simple "Yes" or "No." Rarely anything in life is a simple yes or no and the test I took gave no room for the gray areas of life.

I'm going to take the test several different times, trying to be as honest as I can while flip-flopping the gray area questions between "Yes" and "No" to see if the results change.
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Old 05-15-2012, 01:28 AM
 
Location: Cushing OK
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I did an experiment. Retaking it, I listed all the questions which were iffy, about ten of them. Answered the rest to my current mood and state of mind. First run it came out INTJ as before, with the numbers different in terms of strenght. The N for intuitive was less, a lot less on one. Thinking went way way up on one and was fairly low on the second and was a 1 on the previous run a different day. Judmental rose from a 1 to an 11 and then to 20. Most interesting. When you look at the last two, switching the same ambivilent answers, and apply a plus/minus, the difference comes out to even only on one. Dang.

I guess INTJ is accurate. The I stayed 100 in all of them so I guess I shouldn't apply for a corpret job?

But the degree of the particulars seems to vary depening on my mood.

My favorite question is the one which says I'm less interested in the general outcome of a problem than the paths it can take. My agreement was firm. Guess I kinda proved that.
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Old 05-18-2012, 09:30 PM
 
Location: NJ
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I took it twice and changed some answers based on mood, and because on some questions I wanted to answer "it depends".

INTJ
100
25
1
33

INTJ
100
12
1
33


WOW! I have to digest this information.
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Old 05-18-2012, 10:04 PM
 
Location: Texas
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another INTJ.

17% 25% 31% 11%
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Old 05-23-2012, 06:35 AM
 
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
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INTJ is a frequently tested type despite it being rare. If you don't know that much about MBTI, check out these links:

Personality Junkie | Unsure of My Personality Type: What Should I Do?
ISTP - INTP/INTJ
INTJ vs INTP and a more detailed post: INTJs Extraverted Thinking (Te) vs. INTPs Introverted Thinking (Ti): Science & Philosophy
INTJ Forum - View Single Post - ISTJs Mistyped as INTJs On This Forum

Some videos. The first video has a provocative title and I don't think having trouble answering the tests is a problem with everyone, but it can apply to some people (I've heard stories about an ISFJ who was mistyped as INTP, ISFP as INTP, etc):

Personality Tests are WRONG! - YouTube

Myers Briggs Errors? - YouTube

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Old 05-24-2012, 09:40 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Keys 2 Cognition - Cognitive Processes

This is a better test as it takes the cognitive functions (ni,ne,ti,te,fi,fe,si,se) into account.

Of course, personality "tests" are pretty limiting by nature so the best way to determine is, as objectively as possible, self-reflection.
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Old 05-24-2012, 10:28 PM
 
Location: Formally NW Chicago burbs, now Denver
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My result was ISTP...when I took the official test in a Theories of Personality course a few years ago...
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:11 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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We took Myers-Briggs at work a few years ago, and based on that and the millions of interweb tests I usually end up being an ISFP.
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Old 05-28-2012, 03:13 AM
 
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Intp...taken it many times and obsessed over it for a year or so
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