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  • yes - and i am an IxxJ

    6 20.69%
  • yes - and i am an ExxJ

    1 3.45%
  • yes - and i am an IxxP

    11 37.93%
  • yes - and i am an ExxP

    6 20.69%
  • no - and i am an IxxJ

    0 0%
  • no - and i am an ExxJ

    1 3.45%
  • no - and i am an IxxP

    3 10.34%
  • no - and i am an ExxP

    1 3.45%
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    Question passing the marshmallow test

    1. would you have passed the marshmallow test as a child?


    2. please state your type, or at least your I/E & J/P orientation.

    edit:
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    Quote Originally Posted by prplchknz View Post
    you do realize it's not so much about the marshmallows, as it is about the delay of gratification. most kids go for the instant gratification instead of delaying it, replace marshmallow with something you really like and than say whether or not you'd pass.
    ^this.

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    I'd be the kid taking tiny pieces hoping they wouldn't notice. i was a compromiser, I'd be like well i'll have some now and get more later i just have to be sneaky, of course i'd get caught.
    In no likes experiment.

    that is all

    i dunno what else to say so

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    Quote Originally Posted by prplchknz View Post
    I'd be the kid taking tiny pieces hoping they wouldn't notice. i was a compromiser, I'd be like well i'll have some now and get more later i just have to be sneaky, of course i'd get caught.
    i'd say that counts as a no.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mane View Post
    i'd say that counts as a no.
    that's what i voted
    In no likes experiment.

    that is all

    i dunno what else to say so

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    I wouldve passed it. (ENFP)
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    I see it being a very conditional scenario. I've never not wanted more food, and I'm pretty good at obeying authoritative figures, so I voted yes.

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    I would vote yes, but mostly because I've never been into sweets and candies even as a child. And marshmallows disgust me.

    I would have probably given my two marshmallows to the first friends I would have spotted. I've always enjoyed to please friends anyway... It gives me the opportunity to talk or to annoy them later...
    "A man who only drinks water has a secret to hide from his fellow-men" -Baudelaire

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    I voted yes. I could be incredibly bloody-minded as a child.

    I even used my self-denial abilities strategically. When we were kids, my ESTJ sister was more easily tempted than me and I used to mess with that. If I really wanted something particular (like chocolate or lollies) that I would have to ask my Mum for, I would suggest to my sister that we should ask for it. She would agree and get really excited at the idea. I would then say that if she really wanted it, she would have to be the one to ask (and take the unpleasant rejection should there be one). Of course, my sister saw straight through this. She'd get angry at me and flatly refuse to do it. I would just shrug my shoulders and say, "oh well, we won't have it, then". After that it was just a waiting game. Sometimes she would hold out for quite a while, but she always gave in and did it. And I had no problem waiting forever if need be.
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    I'd have passed it. But thats because I am german, we always do what we are told to. :/
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    Yeah. I don't even like marshmallows.

    I still would have if it wasn't marshmallows. It's not exactly hard to wait a bit, even as a child.

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