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  • INTP

    89 83.96%
  • INTJ

    71 66.98%
  • INFP

    37 34.91%
  • INFJ

    35 33.02%
  • ISTP

    26 24.53%
  • ISTJ

    39 36.79%
  • ISFP

    9 8.49%
  • ISFJ

    9 8.49%
  • ENTP

    39 36.79%
  • ENTJ

    17 16.04%
  • ENFP

    26 24.53%
  • ENFJ

    10 9.43%
  • ESTP

    7 6.60%
  • ESTJ

    9 8.49%
  • ESFP

    8 7.55%
  • ESFJ

    5 4.72%
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  1. #11
    `~~Philosoflying~~` SillySapienne's Avatar
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    My thoughts on geeks...

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    'Cause you can't handle me...

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    Quote Originally Posted by MetalWounds View Post
    I think people confuse being unique with being a geek. INTJs are more unique than anything. INTPs are the geeks, that Ti-Ne combo with Fe in there really make for a magnificent geek.
    Your assessment would be more convincing if you were not the "unique" type in question.

    Seriously, I've known some pretty major INTJ geeks. They're geeky in a more serious and dry way than INTPs, generally.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tallulah View Post
    Your assessment would be more convincing if you were not the "unique" type in question.

    Seriously, I've known some pretty major INTJ geeks. They're geeky in a more serious and dry way than INTPs, generally.


    Point taken, INTPs are those painfully obvious geeks. INTJs are the geeks that people take large amounts of time figuring out how to avoid.
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    Honestly, is there something wrong with being a geek?

    I've appreciated geeks my whole life, they are uber-interesting.

    To be considered boring, however, now that's an insult.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainChick View Post
    Honestly, is there something wrong with being a geek?
    Depends on the context.

    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainChick View Post
    I've appreciated geeks my whole life, they are uber-interesting.
    Agreed.

    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainChick View Post
    To be considered boring, however, now that's an insult.
    Again, depends on the context.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainChick View Post
    To be considered boring, however, now that's an insult.
    Those who seem boring are often the most interesting.

    I knew this would come down to what is wrong with being a geek.
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    There's nothing wrong with being a geek. Heck, I'm a geek, myself. There are degrees of geekiness, though. There is a certain level of hardcore geekiness that I'm just not attracted to, where the geek in question is pretty much completely unaware that there is a world out there that doesn't involve role playing or Star Trek, and one that involves at least a modicum of social skills.

    I though this was pretty funny:

    The Geek Hierarchy | The Brunching Shuttlecocks

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    Well, actually, here's a whole list of types that I've known IRL who were geeks.

    INFP
    INTP
    INTJ
    ENTJ
    ISFP
    ENTP
    ENTJ
    ENFP
    ENFJ
    ISTJ
    ISFJ
    INFJ
    ESFP

    Of course, I don't know exactly what constitutes a 'geek'.

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    INTJ, INTP, and ISTJ are the three main types that fit most of the "geek" standards, but all types can be geeks in different ways (except possibly SFJs, who make up such a large segment of the population that they ARE the "mainstream culture" to be understood by all the other types).

    There are even some F geeks too (Kurt Cobain?) who tend to show more pride in their "identity" as a nerd than the Ts.

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    Reasons for my voting on two options which were not commonly voted on:

    INFP: They can be anime geeks, music geeks, or fashion geeks (think goths). Among other things, of course.
    ISTP: Robotics, explosives, utilizing chemistry for dangerous purposes, microwaves, etc. These are the geeks that are most likely to end lacking body parts due to their geekery.

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