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    Default What function is this?

    I hope this is in the right forum..

    I'm really curious about what this function is (or if it would be considered a function) because I seem to use it constantly without even thinking
    Okay. Here are a few examples:

    Example 1: My friend and I went to a fair. There was this old man sitting about 7 benches away from us that had been staring at me earlier. I was talking to my friend and saw him move a bench closer. I said to her "That guy is moving closer, I think we should leave" she claimed "you're being paranoid". Again, he moves when bench closer and I say to her "If he moves one more time we're
    leaving, deal?" and in response she said "whatever". He moved again, of course and we left. Leaving her saying "How did you know that?"

    Example 2: My brother donates plasma three times a week. He went there twice and they gave him a different reason why they couldn't allow him to donate each time. He asks me to lend him money and tells me he'll pay me back the next day when he donates. And I say to him "No. Because you're not going to be able to donate. They've turned you away twice this week" he responds by saying "Oh, they can't turn me away a third time. Stop being so negative." and sure enough, they did. Leaving him saying "How did you know that"

    Example 3: Another thing I can do pretty accurately is memorize peoples behaviors. Once when I was very young I didn't want to go somewhere with my mom. My brother aid "Well, just don't go" and I said "I can't do that because then she'll yell. Watch I'll show you." (I also stated what she was going to say, but I don't remember what is was). I go into her room and tell her that I don't want to go. And, of course, she starts yelling and says verbatim of what I said she would say. And my brother was left wondering how I knew that.

    Thanks for responses.

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    Welcome to the forums Curiosity I love the avatar, so cute

    The function that you seem to be using is Introverted Sensing (Si).

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    Probably Ne. Pattern seeking.

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    Ah I see. Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Savage Idealist View Post
    Welcome to the forums Curiosity I love the avatar, so cute

    The function that you seem to be using is Introverted Sensing (Si).
    Thank you. It's a sand cat.
    And thank you for your response. I'll have to do more research.

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    Si for sure. Ne and Si both seek patterns, but you seem to see the linear patterns based on concrete cause and effect that have been committed to your memory. It happened once, it happened twice, so therefore it will happen again.

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    Appears to be simple common sense to me. Maybe Si if you have to attribute it to functions.
    And remember that we can use all 8 functions regardless of type, we're just better at some than others.
    I got my smile from the sunshine,
    I got my tears from the rain.
    I learned to dance when I saw a tiger prance,
    And a peacock taught me to be vain.
    A little owl in a tree so high,
    He taught me how to wink my eye.
    I learned to bill and coo from a turtledove,
    And a grizzly bear taught me how to hug.
    But the guy that lived two caves from me,
    He taught me how to love.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Curiosity View Post
    Thank you. It's a sand cat.
    And thank you for your response. I'll have to do more research.
    You're welcome curious sand kitty

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    Well be glad you "only" scored extp, there could be always worse, like ixtp

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