User Tag List

Page 637 of 688 FirstFirst ... 137537587627635636637638639647687 ... LastLast
Results 6,361 to 6,370 of 6877

Thread: Mistyped TypeCentral Members

  1. #6361
    (in)formation Array Wind Up Rex's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    MBTI
    ENTJ
    Enneagram
    853 sx/sp
    Posts
    4,785

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Cloudpatrol View Post
    I think sometimes it's possible to not feel a type resonates with oneself. But, here's the thing: it doesn't mean that the person being questioned doesn't like or wish they COULD be that particular type.
    What matters is who you are, and how willing are you to actually get to know that person. Are you willing to figure out what's up with them, and address those needs meaningfully? Politicking about letters won't help you answer that question.

    Maybe there's a reason that some identity resonates with you, even if it's not the one that belongs to you. That's something that's worth exploring. If you stop simply at "liking" or "disliking" something, it will only create a barrier to really getting at how it relates to you. Why does it resonate? Why do you reject it? How does it fit? How is it different?

    My underlying frustration with this conversation is that type is a tool and not a destination. None of this would matter if that distinction was understood. No one is going to get upset if someone else tells them that they're using their screwdriver as a hammer.


    Quote Originally Posted by Hard View Post
    I gossip ALL the time. Always have, always will. It's just so... interesting. There isn't anything inherently wrong with it either. You just need to be mindful of who, when, how, and where you do it. I don't think I have ever gotten in trouble or caused problems through gossiping.
    Talking about people that you know shouldn't be such a bad thing. My rule has always been to not say something behind someone's back that I wouldn't say to their face.

    Quote Originally Posted by Starry View Post
    haha!
    This actually got me thinking about hiring a group of ESFJs to make-over my life.
    I found a nice Fe user to help me run my life, and have zero complaints.

    That said...he can be super mean sometimes, though. So just know what you're getting into :<<<

  2. #6362
    Senior Member Array Jaguar's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Posts
    10,825

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Hard View Post
    I gossip ALL the time.
    The east and the west are mine, the north and the south are mine. All seems beautiful to me.
    — Walt Whitman
    Likes Hard, Cloudpatrol liked this post

  3. #6363
    Immanentize the Eschaton Array Starry's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    MBTI
    ENFP
    Enneagram
    7w6 sx/sp
    Posts
    4,256

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by MDP2525 View Post



    It totally does! It. Just. Does. It's very funny tho.

    omg what is it? And you know it took me a while to get this about myself being someone that is "slightly" over-optimistic about my abilities so I'd start off with "I've got this" and end with "That did not go the way I thought it would go in my mind..."



    Interesting. Now, you just showed a distinction to me. Outwardly, it looks the same. You cannot tell whether the ExFP is doing it out of boredom or defense, or smoothing of feathers. I also see this in my ENFP. For instance, if he knows how I feel or think about something and it is strong, if that subject gets brought up in discussion, even if it isn't heated or anything with someone else, I see him tense up a bit. Like, "be alert/must protect" here....

    I think that is defending me, or watching out for me. Still, I sort of see how intense his discomfort or boredom must be because of how ill-timed the joke will come in. The more bored/wary the more "forced" the diffusion! I also see this in my ESFP friend too, btw.

    Yah, totally, being "on alert". Some of this might just be being a dude. But what it feels like internally is being taken off Ne-only cruise control because something tripped Fi. So now he is waiting to either defend you...or break up the energy when he has had enough and is ready to go back to Ne-only autopilot ("break up the energy" is probably more accurate than saying "diffuse" if diffuse is thought to be done with a more channeled action and awareness of outcome). I mean, even if he knows nothing is going to get out of hand...he will be feeling on your behalf.

    Now if it was you and I in a friend situation I would be secretly wanting things to get heated haha! Then I'd be like "aww yah" grab my popcorn. Breaking up energy...while I have done this in situations for others it is very rare and done when I don't know the person well. It is difficult to explain but there is something that feels like a betrayal or manipulative about doing this to an intimate. It would be like saying "I don't trust you to know what's best for situations you are involved in." I need to have your back (I need to support not end what you are doing.)







    This is a big difference in just Fe and Fi in general and when discussing ENFP/ESFJ, I think it's a pretty good distinction to make! It's often what I see as the difference in typed people I know IRL. ESFJ's, I know really enjoy this. Learning, bouncing off. ENFP's do this....but it's totally not in the same way. With ESFJ's it seems seamless. There is less of a building of trust necessary that I think ENFP's generally enjoy.

    I've had it where I've tried to go on a shit-talk rant with an ESFJ and they keep trying to get me to see the good in the person and I'm like "Please stop, I'm just trying to vent."
    Flaming Uke
    Oakland booty
    Likes MDP2525, Wind Up Rex, Cloudpatrol liked this post

  4. #6364
    In Line to the Throne Array Cloudpatrol's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    MBTI
    IXFX
    Enneagram
    479
    Posts
    2,260

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Wind Up Rex View Post
    What matters is who you are, and how willing are you to actually get to know that person. Are you willing to figure out what's up with them, and address those needs meaningfully? Politicking about letters won't help you answer that question.

    Maybe there's a reason that some identity resonates with you, even if it's not the one that belongs to you. That's something that's worth exploring. If you stop simply at "liking" or "disliking" something, it will only create a barrier to really getting at how it relates to you. Why does it resonate? Why do you reject it? How does it fit? How is it different?

    My underlying frustration with this conversation is that type is a tool and not a destination. None of this would matter if that distinction was understood. No one is going to get upset if someone else tells them that they're using their screwdriver as a hammer.




    Talking about people that you know shouldn't be such a bad thing. My rule has always been to not say something behind someone's back that I wouldn't say to their face.



    I found a nice Fe user to help me run my life, and have zero complaints.

    That said...he can be super mean sometimes, though. So just know what you're getting into :<<<

    Agreed Rex. I value the tool analogy. I might use it myself sometime, if that's ok


    Quote Originally Posted by Anaximander View Post
    Hello typoC. Been a while since someone called me out in this thread. I think Evee was the last and then he backtracked in a Facebook PM LOL
    K, I'm officially calling you out on the 'existence of your P ness'.

    No wait that came out all wrong (grin).
    Loading...
    Likes Anaximander, Wind Up Rex, Starry liked this post

  5. #6365
    Be Concerned - TØP Array themightyfetus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2015
    MBTI
    ESFJ
    Enneagram
    3w2 so/sx
    Posts
    2,504

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Starry View Post
    I've had it where I've tried to go on a shit-talk rant with an ESFJ and they keep trying to get me to see the good in the person and I'm like "Please stop, I'm just trying to vent."
    My ESFJ mom (bless her soul, I love her) does this. I don't always want to see the optimistic silver lining. I just need to get it out. My mom is as optimistic and inspiring as I come off, but am probably not.

    The variance between types, in action. Just clarifying that this isn't necessarily just an ESFJ thing--but I know you probably already knew that.
    I don't mean to pry, but why would you even make the eyes?


    2 or 3/6w7/9w1
    Likes Cloudpatrol, Starry liked this post

  6. #6366
    Alchemist of life Array Coriolis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    MBTI
    INTJ
    Enneagram
    5w6 sp/sx
    Posts
    14,818

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by themightyfetus View Post
    My ESFJ mom (bless her soul, I love her) does this. I don't always want to see the optimistic silver lining. I just need to get it out. My mom is as optimistic and inspiring as I come off, but am probably not.

    The variance between types, in action. Just clarifying that this isn't necessarily just an ESFJ thing--but I know you probably already knew that.
    IME, this attitude is like going to the doctor with what turns out to be a broken arm, and having him tell you to look on the bright side: at least there is nothing wrong with your legs.

    The negative aspects of a situation are what require our attention and correction. We actually have to DO something about them.
    A cry of defiance, and not of fear,
    A voice in the darkness, a knock at the door, and a word that shall echo for evermore!
    For, borne on the night-wind of the Past, through all our history, to the last,
    In the hour of darkness and peril and need, the people will waken and listen to hear

    -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Likes ESFJ, themightyfetus, Starry liked this post

  7. #6367
    (in)formation Array Wind Up Rex's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    MBTI
    ENTJ
    Enneagram
    853 sx/sp
    Posts
    4,785

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Cloudpatrol View Post
    Agreed Rex. I value the tool analogy. I might use it myself sometime, if that's ok
    Lol. You're welcome to it :P

    I think personal growth and seeking self-knowledge are some of the most difficult things we can do in this life. I respect the point that you and others are making that having other people badger you about your conclusions is super counterproductive. What do you think is the best way for people to support each other as they work out questions like type?
    Likes Cloudpatrol, Starry liked this post

  8. #6368
    Senior Member Array
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    MBTI
    eNfJ
    Enneagram
    359 sp/sx
    Socionics
    EIE Ni
    Posts
    1,153

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by themightyfetus View Post
    My ESFJ mom (bless her soul, I love her) does this. I don't always want to see the optimistic silver lining. I just need to get it out. My mom is as optimistic and inspiring as I come off, but am probably not.

    The variance between types, in action. Just clarifying that this isn't necessarily just an ESFJ thing--but I know you probably already knew that.
    Quote Originally Posted by Coriolis View Post
    IME, this attitude is like going to the doctor with what turns out to be a broken arm, and having him tell you to look on the bright side: at least there is nothing wrong with your legs.

    The negative aspects of a situation are what require our attention and correction. We actually have to DO something about them.
    Also, @Hard @Wind Up Rex @Starry

    Yes. Gossip can be used as a productive tool: to vent, to brainstorm, to gather information, to size up a situation (is the person notorious for doing questionable activities?). It only really becomes a problem when you do it out of malicious intent (slander, tearing someone down, public humiliation) or being excessively negative. If you guys want to read into the potential evolutionary basis for gossip, there is a concept called "cheater detection" (not necessarily in romantic situations, but moreso social situations in general - liars, thiefs, mooches, etc.). http://www.cep.ucsb.edu/papers/cheat..._ld_jt2007.pdf
    Likes Hard, Starry liked this post

  9. #6369
    Crude & outdated Array Anaximander's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Enneagram
    9w8 sp
    Posts
    7,157

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Cloudpatrol View Post
    K, I'm officially calling you out on the 'existence of your P ness'.

    No wait that came out all wrong (grin).
    Quote Originally Posted by typh0n
    Usually it's the far left or the far right criticizing the establishment, but I don't see why I couldn't be an "an anti-establishment centrist"
    http://swfanon.wikia.com/wiki/Gray_Jedi_Code

    http://www.with.org/tao_te_ching_en.pdf

    http://www.aikidoseiki.com/doc/aikid..._peace_eng.pdf
    Likes Cloudpatrol liked this post

  10. #6370
    In Line to the Throne Array Cloudpatrol's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    MBTI
    IXFX
    Enneagram
    479
    Posts
    2,260

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Anaximander View Post
    Giggle.

    Your new avatar seems to always fit whatever thought you are currently expressing in some way. It's genius really.
    Loading...
    Likes Anaximander liked this post

Similar Threads

  1. TypeCentral Members Psychoanalyze Your Avatar for Free
    By ThatsWhatHeSaid in forum The Fluff Zone
    Replies: 6550
    Last Post: Today, 12:38 AM
  2. Replies: 126
    Last Post: 03-22-2016, 08:15 AM
  3. TypeCentral Members- Casting Call as Disney Characters
    By CuriousFeeling in forum The Fluff Zone
    Replies: 260
    Last Post: 03-06-2016, 03:10 AM
  4. TypeCentral Members- Cast them as musicians
    By CuriousFeeling in forum The Fluff Zone
    Replies: 201
    Last Post: 09-21-2015, 04:35 PM
  5. It's a mystery. (moved from Mistyped MBTIC Members)
    By entropie in forum The Fluff Zone
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 07-31-2008, 06:24 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •