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2006-03-24 - 1:18 a.m.

more tests and stuff


the entries are all over the place, bits and pieces and snips and snaps and puppy dog tails and dandylion petals and all sorts of odd ends... so here's another from the files of the past few weeks that missed it's upload date, but still wants it's fifteen minutes of fame...


ok, so you wanted to know how I did on the seven deadly sins test (yes, you did... want to know... you may have forgotten, but you actually did want to know... you don't have to thank me for reading your mind, it's all just part of the service here behind the candoor)...

well, you know how I feel about these worth of internet pop quizzes...

yes, I base my life upon them... I don't take a step out of bed before first rolling over and taking the how will your day be test... and before I eat breakfast I must take the how nutritionally sound is your diet test... and before leaving the house I must take a series of tests including the how's your driving?... are you in the right career?... how do you get along with your co-workers?... and the how do you feel about the weather? tests... I might take a few others just to be safe, especially if I have extra time after taking the how are your bowel movements? test...

yes, I am being sarcastic...

you knew?... well then, you passed that test, whatever we might call it... and you see the vital importance I actually place on these tests by the fact that this entry was parked in the scribble files for quite some time (as I catch up on the missing entries of the past few weeks, this sort of two a day entry upload will continue with the first entry being dated closer to the actual start of the writing of it, just so you know since you just might have been wondering about that too... like I said, no need to thank me)...

in all seriousness, or at least mostly seriously, I am amused by some of these internet pseudo-psycho tests, especially when they stroke my ego or even appear to be close to the mark as far as I can tell (self-assessment is a fool's sport, but who else is in my head to assess me from the inside?), however I believe they are dependant on way too many variables to have any real scientific accuracy... even professional psychiatric tests have to deal with the one variable that skews the results so much, in some cases, that the same person can take the same test a few times and come up with very different and even contradictory results...

that variable is mood...

especially for someone who experiences everything with as much imagination and gusto as possible (yeah, just imagine how depression with gusto feels if you can, to name but one experience I've explored in my own odd way), I can answer honestly and have very different answers depending on my mood... and then there's the ideal vs. the practical vs. the here and now and each very well might be different...

that is, I could answer as honestly as I am able to assess the me I experience at this moment or I could answer as honestly as I am able to remember the me I know as the best me I can be or I could answer as honestly as I am able to find a compromise between the two... and the latter two sets of answers would vary depending on how well I am actualizing myself at any given point in this life... and that doesn't even take into account the momentary state of mind I might find myself in when taking the test...

yeah, so anyway...

I took the seven deadly sins test and found the results quite amusing... and except for gluttony, which my waistline suggests should probably be a lot higher, I think it's a fairly accurate result... of course my taking this particular test in no way endorses or condemns any of the seven deadly sins and, in fact, does not infer that I believe these are deadly sins, or even sins, or any such validation of any religious text that might be the source of all this supposed sinnage...

if anything, if could very well be that I put the results of this particular test up here to suggest that I am, at least at this present moment of test taking in the current frame of mind and mood, all variables weighed and measured and potential extraneous factors taken into account, horny as hell... but then, as I said before, that too is not meant to endorse any belief in hell or sin and might just be a coincidence too...

if you are not laughing, you are taking all this way too seriously...

in any case, I did take the Seven Deadly Sins test and the results will be coming up just as soon as I stop babbling on and on about how meaningless or manipulated test results can be... and after that, I'll include another test or few if I can figure out where I saw them - or put them if I already took them and have the results stashed in one of the scribble files...

but first, perhaps in a subconscious attempt to make distraction an eighth deadly sin, I offer up the following mention of blogmad merely as an attempt to give you some idea of my ecclecticity (or is that ecclecnicity?... somewhere in the vicinity?... eeesh), the following page addresses were cut and pasted sort of at random, that is, chosen as they clicked for further review somewhere in my mind as they popped up selected randomly by the blogmad surf bar and into my scribbles file during recent browsing...

war, what is it good for another person stalked because of myspace smart canucks lingerie studio shots strangeland whatever you have done to little children you have done to me luring traffic to your website click image for larger view boxxet big escape part one sappy chicks activities ...

yes, well, for whatever it means to you, I now present the results of the mood of the perspective of the choice of the moment in which I happened to take the Seven Deadly Sins test... please don't let the wealth and depth if information contained in the results distracted you from clicking on any of the links above if you were so inclined to be curious about my ecclecnisity (or ecclecticity or however we'll call whatever it is, diversity of interests, perhaps... yeah, so why didn't I say that in the first place?... well, because creating a new word is more fun... you knew that)...


Greed:Very Low
Gluttony:Very Low
Wrath:Low
Sloth:Very Low
Envy:Very Low
Lust:High
Pride:Low

Take the Seven Deadly Sins Quiz


and next up on my test-taking frenzy is a test that might answer the burning question is there really any validity in tests on a dating site?... yes, it's the world famous The 32-Type Dating Test... what?... you never heard of it?... well, neither did I until I stumbled across it while looking for fruit porn, but that's another story... and as if to prove the point that might have been lost in all the earlier sarcasm and babble, I must have been in a more innocent mindset when I took this test because they only think I have a horny side waiting to shine... or glisten, as they put it... isn't that cool, they think I can glisten...

*blink*

so anyway, this test is supposed to categorize (and the hair on the back of my neck rises at the word, no less the concept) me into one of thirty two personality types as personality relates to dating and relationships... naturally I took it a few times and sure enough, I came up with different results each time... the "type" I selected to include in this entry came up three times in seven tries, with one other type coming up twice and two others coming up once each... maybe someday I'll include them all, or take the test a hundred times and see if there's more or less pattern to the results...

yes, someday, when I have way too much time on my hands...

until then, let's just go with the results in hand (pun not intended), shall we?...

The Boy Next Door
Random Gentle Love Dreamer (RGLDm)

Kind, yearning, playful, you are The Boy Next Door. You're looking for real Love, a lot like girls do. It might not be manly, but it's sweet.

We think the next three years will be very exciting and fruitful ones for you. Your spontaneous, creative side makes you a charming date, and we think you have a horny side just waiting to shine. Or glisten, rather. You enter new relationships unusually hopeful, and the first moments are especially glorious. If you've had some things not work out before, so what.

Your exact opposite:
The 5-Night Stand

Deliberate Brutal Sex Master
On paper, most girls would name the Boy Next Door as their ideal mate. In the real world, however, you're often passed over for more dangerous or masculine men. You're the typical "nice guy:" without just a touch of cockiness, you're doomed with girls. A shoulder to cry on? Okay, sure. But never a penis to hold.

More than any other type, Boys Next Door evolve as they get older. As we said, many find true love, but some fail miserably in the search. These tarnished few grow up to be The Men Next Door, who are creepy as hell, offering backrubs to kids and what not.


ALWAYS AVOID: The Nymph

CONSIDER: The Maid of Honor, The Peach


Link: The 32-Type Dating Test by OkCupid - Free Online Dating



oh no... if I don't find true love soon, I could grow up to be a dirty old man next door...

and what not...


as if that's news...

and yes, I see that the ok cupid code is wonky... I don't feel like trying to figure out just what's wrong with it just now, so if the wonkiness detracts from the vital information it provides about my character and potential as a mate, oh well... I probably wasn't just right for you anyway...

but seriously... oy veyis mere, The Goy Next Door?...

yes, ethnic joke...


that's what living in NYC for years will do to a guy... or goy... or boy, for that matter... somebody pun-ish me...

I said seriously (yeah, so?... I said, as if that holds some weight with me?)... anyway, perhaps a bit more seriously now, this is one of the primary fallacies I find in any psych tests, but most especially the online variety... I am not sure just how that reasoning comes about, but it seems this suggests that good old boy next door types turn into child molesting perverts if they don't fall in love and take care of that hidden horny side just waiting to shine, or glisten, rather... and we see how differently a phrase can be turned... is it just human nature to assume the worst of lonely people?... ah, but let's not get all bitter and defensive over an internet pop-psyche test...

maybe I should have taken the test a few more times...

you are still laughing, right?... I mean, if you didn't find this entry amusing, then we are you still reading it?... taking it seriously?... are you a Polk Country Deputy Sheriff?... ok, I'll stop taunting the online fuzz... entrapment under false pretenses is necessary, I suppose, since parents neglect their responsibilities so much... but wait, when did this entry get serious?... ah yes, calling me a future pervert, how dare they!...

so I guess you would not want to be Dawson's neighbor (yes, that Dawson of the Creek) in thirty or so years if you have young kids... see what you did, Joey!...

yes, time to clear the throat and place the tongue back in the cheek I suppose... I'll save the righteous indignation for another time... after all, this test did say that the next three years will be very exciting and fruitful ones for me... maybe I'll find The Peach... who enjoys puns... I'm not the only one who thinks that peaches are erotic, am I?... neatly trimmed and all...

yes, so this entry has degenerated into innuendo, double entendre, and borderline perversion... well, at least I'm not endorsing sex with young fruit yet, so there may still be some hope for me...

remember, I'm unusually hopeful...

and curiously refreshing...



they are internet quizzes, after all... formed by the minds and form creating talents of some people like you or me or them... maybe they are geniuses, who knows, but true geniuses will be the first to laugh at taking the results too seriously and so I taunt the sense and sensibilities and moral decay (not to mention tooth decay) by insinuating that I may be of disreputable character... would you trust this wannabe dirty old man with your child?... oh come on, please?...

sometimes I just play with the shock value just to see who's still awake... I mean, it's not as if I actually get my rocks off writing these entries... well, at least not physically... not mental rocks, well, that's another story... we all should know that people who live in glass heads should not throw mental rocks, but it's just so much fun to watch the landslides... and it's really strong glass, it is...

I do have more tests tucked away somewhere on the computer but I seem to have lost them temporarily...

or perhaps it is my mind that I have lost extemporaneously... sometimes it may be near impossible to tell as the flood of verbosity flows in it's veritable leaps and bounds from the fingers through to your eyes... if you only know where the fingers have been, but then, if I only knew where your eyes have been... one day perhaps we'll see eye to eye and enjoy the moment of understanding that only comes when two people trust each other enough to become true friends... until then, we have words to share...






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