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    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew_Z View Post
    1%? What's your source on that? Most data I've seen puts INTPs as the most common NT type, usually around 4% of the population. (and up to 7% of the male population)
    i would've thought the most common was entp. aren't extraverts more common than introverts, meaning that the brain is more likely to develop connections thats makes one extraverted, hence the ntp brain (or any brain) usually goes E? but of couse there could be some tendency that if the brain is going NTPish it usualy goes I. who knows, all these statistics keep contradicting each other, so screw em. INs are more likely to take a perosnality test anyway, so that scews results.
    my own personal statisitcs puts intj's as the least common rational, entp's the most and entj's second.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushranger View Post
    You haven't seen yourself from the outside. If you were to meet yourself on the street can you be certain that you would recognise yourself as an INTP.
    We are not a type to wear our personalities on our sleeves, rather we will commonly try to adapt to the situation at hand.
    the one other, possible two other intps i've met screamed intp (im sure i do to). one was just a stranger who said about 2 sentences/ 6 words and i was absolutley convinced he was intp just because he shared such things as my habits of speach. the one knew better, i always knew that he was like me, even before i discovered mbti.
    perhaps the chameleon thing doesn't work against other intps, they know the signs, they relate to well. or perhaps the chameleon thing is more about getting along with others rather than a shift in personality. ive tucked away my own Ti, why shouldn't i recognise when another is doing it - we should both behaving in a similar way. if we were with the same person, would to chameleon-ing intps still behave in a similar fashion?
    but that's just my experience.

    Quote Originally Posted by Grungemouse View Post
    My university campus has a total of around 3000 people. I'd say there's more of a dozen of us here.

    Of course, what's the odds of spotting them? INTP students rarely come out of their room.
    we're not widely connected either.
    Last edited by Ulaes; 10-07-2009 at 12:50 AM.

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    We INTP's are a dying breed, with good reason, IE Everyone* ****ing hates us.

    *Everyone is a vague term, meaning 'Most People', in this case.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gewitter27 View Post
    We INTP's are a dying breed, with good reason, IE Everyone* ****ing hates us.

    *Everyone is a vague term, meaning 'Most People', in this case.
    Nah, they're just jealous of our superior thinking ability.

    Onward for science!
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    its neat to be part of such a small population

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    Quote Originally Posted by refreshe123d View Post
    I go to college about 14,000 and I'm sure their are some INTP but I have not met anyone during two years i been here.
    I'd understand if you were talking about other students, but not professors. When I was in college, nearly half my Econ and Math teachers were INTP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Morgan Le Fay View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by run View Post
    its neat to be part of such a small population
    why?
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    Well, sometimes I feel it's not nice to have a rare personality type, fx in my life I've met and noticed few male ENTPs and one (I must say really adorable ) INTP male, but no females (where the hell are you hiding, ladies?). Of both of these types. It's just kinda sad and it makes my life harder in some way, because as an extrovert I feel like I have to socialize, but socializing with people who doesn't understand you or thinks that you're nuts can still be entertaining in some way, but mostly it's just boring or annoying and makes you feel even more lonely and desperate. So I wish we were more, then more people would probably understand us.
    Oh yeah?

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    Quote Originally Posted by refreshe123d View Post
    I totally disagree with INTP is about 1%. That means 1/100 is INTP. That's bullshi#. My high school was about 1500 and I have never met anyone like me! I go to college about 14,000 and I'm sure their are some INTP but I have not met anyone during two years i been here. So what are your beliefs on this?
    Yeah sorry, but your type is not THAT rare and special. And just because you haven't run into anybody "like you" doesn't mean you've never found another INTP. What's with the INTP superiority complex anyway? Just go look at reddit; that website alone proves that there's a multitude of you guys to go around.

    Anyway, I've heard from one source that INTP is the rarest type for females, but most sources say INFJ is the rarest overall. And most sources say INTPs are about 2-3%. Get off your high horse. I'd expect to find 1 INTP out of a random 100 people for sure; it's a completely believable stat.

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