Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Who Needs Psychotherapy...?

Forget in-depth psychotherapy. Find out who you really are with this sophisticated personality test. I couldn't quite decide between two pictures, but I felt this captured me quite well....



You are sexy, powerful, and bold.
You're full of passion and energy...
Sometimes this passion has a dark side.

You feel most alive when you're seducing someone.
You never fail to get someone's attention.
Quick minded, you're also quick to lose your temper!


and then I discovered I was also this....

Your Personality Profile

You are pure, moral, and adaptable.
You tend to blend into your surroundings.
Shy on the outside, you're outspoken to your friends.

You believe that you live a virtuous life...
And you tend to judge others with a harsh eye.
As a result, people tend to crave your approval.

and now I am just feeling confused.

Time for some dialogue between my multiple selves...

The World's Shortest Personality Test


20 comments:

nmj said...

Those were my fav pics too, but I didn't want to copy you so I chose the rippling water, more to manipulate the test, water seems so obviously sexual - seems I am 'elegant, withdrawn & brilliant'!

The Moon Topples said...

I chose the orange one. It told me all sorts of things. Looks like the "psychotherapist" racket is all finished, now that we can select images and be told things.

THE PERIODIC ENGLISHMAN said...

I tried it and got told this:

"You are elegant, withdrawn, and brilliant.
Your mind is a weapon, able to solve any puzzle.
You are also great at poking holes in arguments and common beliefs.
For you, comfort and calm are very important.
You tend to thrive on your own and shrug off most affection.
You prefer to protect your emotions and stay strong..."

I didn't dare click on anything else for fear of spoiling the moment. I'm pretty sure that this is what my girlfriend must mean when she tells me I'm a lazy social mis-fit with emotional issues and an infuriating tendency to never let an argument drop. She must really love me after all.

Result. Thanks, Melancholy. Have a beautiful day.

Kind regards etc...

Ms Melancholy said...

Ni nmj, well, elegant, withdrawn and brilliant doesn't seem far off the mark so maybe it works after all?

Mr Moon, I fear psychotherapy has been exposed as a shallow con trick, now we have such sophisticated psychometric testing at our disposal. I may have to retrain - got any suggestions?

Mr PE - nice to hear from you, although your latest ploy of disabling comments is so frustrating that I might just sulk and ignore you. But you probably wouldn't realise and it would be a fruitless exercise. So I'll just tell you, which it seems I already have.

We know that you are elegant (I have seen the pictures of your lovely house) and withdrawn (who in their right mind disables the comments?, but I am tempted to believe your girlfriend on the rest....

The Moon Topples said...

Ms. M: I have also chastized PE for his lack of commentability within the comments section of my blog. Tiny world sometimes.

As to your retraining: perhaps you could design internet quizzes? If you do, I'll try to be supportive and take one to post on my blog.

Atyllah said...

Nah, don't be confused, you're just multifaceted. Just like me.
Think of it like this, whenever you need to host a tea party, just get all your multiple selves together.

nmj said...

Hey Ms Melancholy, Please indulge me & allow me to address periodic englishman via your comments, since he doesn't have his own...Dear periodic englishman, I like your blog, I like your blustering, tongue-in-cheek showing off which you can get away with because you are very funny . . . I too am from Glasgow in that I spent many years there, studying etc; though not strictly from there, am from slightly further north (Balloch), & now in the fine capital. And I can't bear Harry in Harry Potter.

Ms Melancholy said...

Atyllah, a chicken after my own heart. You are never alone when you have a head full of your other selves. Gets a bit embarrassing when you are chatting to one of them in the supermarket though.

Mr Moon, nmj - I am very glad to be of service, so please feel free to communicate with the recalcitrant Mr PE through this blog. I too love his blog and am storing up my energy for when he reopens his comments box. I will have LOTS to say to him...

Atyllah said...

I regularly chat to my other selves in the supermarket - if other people are surprised, then they need therapy. At least I KNOW what I'm dealing with - memememememe
;-)

THE PERIODIC ENGLISHMAN said...

I’m not surprised that you talk to your other selves in the supermarket, Hen – far from it. And I STILL need therapy. After our last meeting I find it almost impossible to believe that you could do anything to surprise me. You are clearly as mad as a fish and I can’t quite believe I’m talking to a chicken again. I’ll never learn. Still, good to see you out and about. And, despite your flickering acquaintance with sanity, I still maintain that that was a fine post of yours that I commented on.

Ms Melancholy – it’s like a zoo in here, for pity’s sake. And what in the name of Mary and Joseph have I done to deserve these latest insults? I came in here happy and found myself ambushed. No, lynched. Chastised by The Moonster of Toppledom – AGAIN – and all but confirmed as a lazy social misfit by you, our notional hostess. If these things weren’t so patently true, I would sue you quite wildly. Why can’t everyone just be like NMJ? Now THERE’S someone with their head screwed on right.

NMJ – your wisdom and shatteringly good insight and judgment should serve as an example to others. Edinburgh is a fine city, isn’t it? I went to school there and only moved to Glasgow to go to the university. Balloch sounds so familiar but, disgracefully, I just can’t quite place it in my mind. I’ve got a feeling my mum lives near there. Hang on – did you study at Glasgow University? And if so, when? And what? And why?

I’m delighted that you dislike Harry so much, but feel I must urge you to try to broaden the scope of your loathing so that Ron gets a share of your hatred. I need hardly remind you what he looks like, NMJ – so get to it. Channel some of that loathing in the direction of Ron and we may yet get along just famously.

Hello Mr Moon – lovely to see you again. I’ll be over later to see how your competition plans are coming along.

Bye Melancholy – it’s turned out okay in the end because I got to meet NMJ. I feel happy again. What do you suppose she meant by “blustering” and “showing-off”? They’re good things, right?

x

THE PERIODIC ENGLISHMAN said...

"Harrison Ford needs a glass of water"

I just knew that I'd seen you somewhere before, NMJ. I needed to go and double-check. Very funny and true, by the way.

THE PERIODIC ENGLISHMAN said...

Okay, and by "fine capital" you meant London, of course, NMJ. Not my fine capital, Edinburgh.

This is going well, I feel.

(slightly less happy now, Melancholy)

Ms Melancholy said...

Stay with it, Mr PE. You are doing fine and we are all here for you. Now, group hug everybody...

nmj said...

Ms Melancholy, Are we overstaying our welcome, batting our comments around like this? I feel slightly parasitical . . . this should be hosted chez PE, but that is part of his roguish charm, to flirt with us all like this and get us to host his conversations.

PE, no I mean Edinburgh. I could never live in London, it made me ill, well more ill than I already was. Too much energy needed to get through a day when you live there. Balloch is on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, if your mum lives near there maybe I know her. I have never seen a Harry Potter movie or read a Harry Potter book, I just hate Harry, that wide-eyed look, though I'm sure the boy who plays him is fine enough. I studied French & English in early-mid 80s, then it got fucked up (sorry Ms Melancholy to curse on your blog), I got Coxsackie virus, there was an outbreak in west of Scotland, which triggered ME/CFS and rest is history.

Ms Melancholy said...

nmj, you are truly more than welcome to chat away. I like that people just drop by for a chat. (And I guess that you guessed I don't flinch at the odd bit of cursing either.)

Best x

THE PERIODIC ENGLISHMAN said...

Ms Melancholy – sometimes, in the blizzard of insults that seem to accompany my arrivals here, I lose sight of why I like you so much. Your answer to NMJ helps remind me. Blogging, for me, is all about connections – however brief – and the chance to blether away with complete strangers. Personally, I couldn’t give a **** where these exchanges happen – my place, your place, or somewhere else in space. Whatever. I just like it that they happen at all. Anyway, I think you’re away for the weekend, aren’t you? So I’ll bugger off over to NMJ’s house. I’ve not been to Edinburgh for years, and am rather looking forward to it.

One thing: my mum lives nowhere near Balloch. She lives right up in the north of Scotland. But Balloch did sound very familiar to me. That would be because I used to live very near there and used to pass through it on some of my many trips around Loch Lomond. It is mighty difficult being so retarded and I would ask you to respect that fact and refrain from mocking me in the future.

NMJ – bad news, I’m about to pay you a visit. Get the kettle on. White coffee, no sugar. Comfortable seat a bonus.

Kind regards etc

PS. Does anyone know how best to keep track of the comments you leave on the blogs of others? I feel a bit dirty googling myself to find out where the hell I’ve been. All and any help appreciated. No technical terms, please.

THE PERIODIC ENGLISHMAN said...

NMJ - tried to visit, but the word verification thing was knackered. I had this problem with Political Umpire (cricketandcivilisation.blogspot.com - utterly excellent, by the way) the other day - very annoying.

Anyway, it's now hideously late so I'll try again tomorrow.

Kind regards etc

(hello again, Ms Melancholy)

Ms Melancholy said...

Hi Mr PE - don't mind the insults. Where I come from it is a sign of affection x

THE PERIODIC ENGLISHMAN said...

Nice one, Melancholy. Incidentally, whilst you were away, someone called Rachel (North London) put you on her blog roll thingy. I found her site via this one, by the way. Pretty damn fine it seems, too.

It should go without saying that I am taking the credit for her adding your site to her list.

Ms Melancholy said...

Mr PE - thank you for your endless thoughtfulness. We would be lost without you.