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The Everything Test

There are many different types of tests on the internet today. Personality tests, purity tests, stereotype tests, political tests. But now, there is one test to rule them all.

Traditionally, online tests would ask certain questions about your musical tastes or clothing for a stereotype, your experiences for a purity test, or deep questions for a personality test.We're turning that upside down - all the questions affect all the results, and we've got some innovative results too! Enjoy :-)

Personality
You are more emotional than logical, more concerned about self than concerned about others, more religious than atheist, more dependent than loner, more lazy than workaholic, more traditional than rebel, more engineering mind than artistic mind, more cynical than idealist, more follower than leader, and more introverted than extroverted.

As for specific personality traits, you are religious (80%), greedy (73%), romantic (71%), intellectual (60%).

Stereotypes
College Student100%
Emo Kid78%
Punk Rock73%
 
Life Experience
Sex50%
Substances22%
Travel25%

Politics
Your political views would best be described as Socialist, whom you agree with around 83% of the time.
  Socioeconomic
Your attitude toward life best associates you with Middle Class. You make more than 0% of those who have taken this test, and 24% less than the U.S. average.

If your life was a movie, it would be rated PG-13.
By the way, your hottness rank is 67%, hotter than 92% of other test takers.

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I'm more engineering mind than artistic?!? I think there's something wrong with this test.


I did do some studying today. Not as much as I should have, because it was giving me a headache. Stupid insurance. Other than that we went over to Target where I got us some nice lamps, then over to Trader Joe's to get oatmeal. We do live an exciting life.

Humor for today: I saw this quote in a review of the movie 300 - “300” is about as violent as “Apocalypto” and twice as stupid. Adapted from a graphic novel by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley, it offers up a bombastic spectacle of honor and betrayal, rendered in images that might have been airbrushed onto a customized van sometime in the late 1970s.

Ouch.

I discovered recently I am not the only person who thinks Bill Richardson should be the next Democratic nominee - and I'm rather surprised it's a Republican commentator I usually don't agree with, and not someone from a Western state (I assume that most people outside of the Southwest don't even know who he is). If interested,
Op-Ed Columnist
Neither Clinton, Nor Obama

By DAVID BROOKS
Published: March 4, 2007

So there I was, sitting in my office, quietly contemplating suicide. I was watching a cattle call of Democratic presidential candidates on C-Span. In their five-minute speeches, they were laying it on thick with poll-tested, consultant-driven clichés of the Our Children Are Our Future variety. The thought of having to spend the next two years listening to this drivel set me wondering if it was literally possible to be bored to death.

Then Bill Richardson walked onstage. He was dressed differently — in slacks and a sports jacket. He told jokes that didn’t seem repeated for the 5,000th time. He seemed recognizably human, unlike some of his overpolished peers. He gave the best presentation, by far.

Then a heretical question entered my head: What if Richardson does this well at forums for the next 10 months? Is it possible to imagine him as a leading candidate for the nomination?

When you think that way, it becomes absurdly easy to picture him rising toward the top. He is, after all, the most experienced person running for president. He served in Congress for 14 years. He was the energy secretary (energy’s kind of vital).

He’s a successful two-term governor who was re-elected with 69 percent of the vote in New Mexico, a red state. Moreover, he’s a governor with foreign policy experience. He was U.N. ambassador. He worked in the State Department. He’s made a second career of negotiating on special assignments with dictators like Saddam, Castro and Kim Jong Il. He negotiated a truce in Sudan.

Most of all, he’s not a senator. Since 1961, 40 senators have run for president and their record is 0-40. A senator may win this year, but you’d be foolish to assume it.

When it comes to policy positions, he’s perfectly positioned — not by accident — to carry liberals and independents. As governor, he’s covered the normal Democratic bases: he raised teacher pay, he expanded children’s health insurance, he began programs to stall global warming, he built a light rail line.

But he also cut New Mexico’s top income tax rate from 8.2 percent to 4.9 percent. He handed out tax credits to stimulate economic growth. (He’s the only Democrat completely invulnerable on the tax cut issue.) He supports free trade, with reservations. And he not only balanced the budget — he also ran a surplus.

On cultural issues, Richardson has the distinct advantage of not setting off any culture war vibes. He was in college in the late 1960s, but he was listening to the Beach Boys, not Janis Joplin. He was playing baseball in the Cape Cod League, not going to Woodstock. He idolized Humphrey, not McCarthy.

Richardson is actually something of a throwback pol — a Daley or La Guardia who doesn’t treat politics as a moral crusade. That might appeal this year.

On the nuts and bolts of the campaign, he has some advantages as well. He won’t have the $150 million war chests that Clinton and Obama will have. On the other hand, he won’t have the gigantic apparatuses that fund-raising on that scale requires. While those campaigns may be bloated, overmanaged and remote, Richardson has the potential to be small and nimble.

Furthermore, he could generate waves of free media the way John McCain did in 2000. He’s a reporters’ favorite — candid, accessible and fun to be around. “I’m a real person, not canned. I don’t have a whole bunch of advisers. I’m a little overweight, though I’m trying to dress better,” he told me last week. So far, rumors of personal peccadilloes are unfounded.

Finally, there is the matter of his personal style. This is his biggest drawback. He’s baggy-faced, sloppy (we like our leaders well groomed), shamelessly ambitious and inelegant. On the other hand, once a century or so the Democratic Party actually nominates somebody the average person would like to have a beer with. Bill Richardson is that kind of guy.

He is garrulous, amusing, touchy-feely (to a fault), a little rough-edged and comfortably mass-market. He’s Budweiser, not microbrew. It doesn’t hurt that he’s Hispanic and Western.

In short, when you try to think forward to next winter, you see that this campaign will at some point leave the “American Idol”/“Celebrity Deathmatch” phase. The Clinton-Obama psychodrama may cease to fascinate while the sheer intensity of coverage will create a topsy-turvy series of revolutions.

I wouldn’t bet a paycheck on Richardson. But I wouldn’t count him out. At the moment, he’s the candidate most likely to rise.


Well, I guess I'd better get back to my studies. And I'll make that ham loaf that queenofattiola gave out the recipe for recently.

I'm still way behind on everything. Maybe next weekend I can catch up.

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sillymagpie
Mar. 12th, 2007 07:39 am (UTC)
Yeah, the trailer I saw for 300 looked about that good. Actually, it reminded me of a crappy ripoff of an old Frazetta painting. Scary bad!

I took the test, and I think it wasn't very accurate for me, either. I think the "engineering vs. artistic" determination hinged on the single question as to whether or not art was the be-all and end-all of existence. I said that it's nice but there's other stuff, which evidently makes me an engineer.

Personality
You are more logical than emotional, more concerned about self than concerned about others, more atheist than religious, more dependent than loner, more lazy than workaholic, more rebel than traditional, more engineering mind than artistic mind, more cynical than idealist, more leader than follower, and more extroverted than introverted.

As for specific personality traits, you are adventurious (100%), adventurous (90%), intellectual (73%).


"Adventurious"? What the heck is that?

How did you come up as a Socialist when I came out as a Liberal? I also make more than 0% of the people taking the test, yet 10% more than the national average.

My favorite bit (other than "adveturious") was

Stereotypes
Young Professional 88%
Punk Rock 73%
Hippie 70%


I'm a yuppie punk hippie! How does that work, again?

Dickens is very busy and talkative this evening. When he wants attention, he's been saying, "Maoup map!" Evidently that means something specific in Cat. ;-P
wildrider
Mar. 12th, 2007 12:10 pm (UTC)
Adventurious. It's a very cromulent word.

Not sure. I'm positive we both hate W and I'm fairly certain the other political questions would have been answered about the same. I supposed we'd have to do it side-by-side to be sure, but I answered the "art-is-all" question the same way, so you may be right.


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