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  • I'm an ISFP and yes!

    8 25.81%
  • I'm an ISFP and no!

    0 0%
  • I'm an ESFP and yes!

    1 3.23%
  • I'm an ESFP and no!

    2 6.45%
  • I'm an ISTP and yes!

    15 48.39%
  • I'm an ISTP and no!

    2 6.45%
  • I'm an ESTP and yes!

    3 9.68%
  • I'm an ESTP and no!

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    Default SP's and fantasy/sci fi

    I'm curious how us realistic, practical types feel about fantasy and science fiction. One of my ISTP roommates despises anything that is seemingly unreal... for instance Harry Potter. He refuses to watch it, wants nothing to do with it. Other movies we've watched he just couldn't get into because of their unrealistic qualities. However, for me, fantasy and science fiction are amongst my favorite genres. I'm actually sort of bored with anything that's too realistic. How do you other SP's feel about fantasy and science fiction?
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    I can get bored the same way, I need some theory here and there it's just not our primary preference.

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    Some fantasy/si-fi books really opened my mind (ie John Varley, Tanith Lee). However, my ISTP husband doesn't care for the genre.

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    They are my favourite entertainment-books (fantasy more than scifi).

    Movies are hit or miss, there's some great ones (a la matrix) and some pretty awful ones (a la clash of the titans). I guess that goes for most genres though.
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    I'm a big Star Trek and LOTR geek.

    When I draw pictures I like to have some kind of fantasy element to it, it feels more interesting.

    It's like I find courtroom dramas boring but stick a latex lump on the lead prosecuters head and maybe some pointy ears and all of a sudden I'm all "wahhheyyy!".
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    I figure it'll probably be the xSFP's that will get more joy from fantasy and science fiction, and the xSTP's that will despise or care much less for it.

    Quote Originally Posted by countrygirl View Post
    Some fantasy/si-fi books really opened my mind (ie John Varley, Tanith Lee). However, my ISTP husband doesn't care for the genre.
    It's precisely what I enjoy fantasy/sci fi for as well. New possibilities, broadened horizon, and not to mention being taken away to a foreign land.
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    I think if there is a split it will be the E/I split.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Randomnity View Post
    They are my favourite entertainment-books (fantasy more than scifi).

    Movies are hit or miss, there's some great ones (a la matrix) and some pretty awful ones (a la clash of the titans). I guess that goes for most genres though.
    I guess this was posted while I was posting... and you've proved me wrong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quinlan View Post
    I think if there is a split it will be the E/I split.
    you think so? any particular reason?
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    Because fantasy is like idealistic visions (Fi + Ni) and Sci Fi is like looking into the future (Ti + Ni).

    Nah I don't actually know, just a hunch.
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