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Old 08-11-2012, 07:14 PM
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I'm curious as to if there are any patterns in the personality types of drummers. Now, I know that this is an online forum (usually a certain kind of person hangs around online forums) but despite that I think we have a pretty good focus group here. So if you're interested, take this Myers-Briggs personality test (should take 5-10 minutes tops) , http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp , and report back your 4 letter type. I think this will be quite interesting. I'll start, I'm and INTP.
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Old 08-11-2012, 07:24 PM
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My personality can easily be summed up in four letters without a test.

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Old 08-11-2012, 07:42 PM
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I'm an ESFJ.

Have to say some of those questions were very difficult to answer with only Yes or No as a choice. But overall, I think it was pretty accurate.
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:08 PM
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Me too Dunc.

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Old 08-11-2012, 08:15 PM
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They don't have letters for people who refuse to take the test ;)
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:48 PM
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ESFJ........Whatever that means.
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:50 PM
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ESFJ........Whatever that means.
That means you and I are the same. One of us should be afraid...very afraid.
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:53 PM
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I have always been afraid. of myself that is
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:57 PM
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It told me I am DUSH.
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Old 08-11-2012, 09:27 PM
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I got.......... ESFJ.
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Old 08-11-2012, 09:38 PM
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It told me I am ENFJ and extremely bored, which is why I am online taking a silly test. Obama, Reagan and Lincoln is/were also this type so I am in good company, I guess.
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Old 08-11-2012, 09:38 PM
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I am a drummer, I don't have a personality Just ask the singer.
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Old 08-11-2012, 09:52 PM
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ISFJ, which I am sure translates loosely to IDIOT.
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Old 08-11-2012, 11:20 PM
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I'll start, I'm an INTP.
Hey, me too! Yay for quite people!
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Old 08-12-2012, 02:25 AM
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I got this: ISTJ

Don't know what to think lol.
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Old 08-12-2012, 02:33 AM
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INFJ for me but to be honest my views on things change like the weather.
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Old 08-12-2012, 02:57 AM
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No offense intended, but the Myers-Briggs test is about as accurate as astrology.
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Old 08-12-2012, 04:14 AM
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So I took the test...and I got...

Your Type
ENTJ

Extravert(67%) iNtuitive(12%) iNtuitive Thinking(1%) Judging(44%)
You have distinctive preference of Extraversion over Introversion (67%)
You have slight preference of Intuition over Sensing (12%)
You have marginal or no preference of Thinking over Feeling (1%)
You have moderate preference of Judging over Perceiving (44%)

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Old 08-12-2012, 04:36 AM
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Here are some conclusions and type descriptions
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Old 08-12-2012, 04:42 AM
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No offense intended, but the Myers-Briggs test is about as accurate as astrology.
That wouldn't surprise me. You really need to spend more time with a test to get an accurate result.
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Old 08-12-2012, 05:10 AM
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ENFJ here....teacher....that's ok cuz' I usually teach whenever I can as a layman to others.
I used to have a "field drum" but was relieved not to get "field marshall"!
I agree there need to be many more questions.
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Old 08-12-2012, 05:34 AM
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Hey, me too! Yay for quite people!
INTP here too. Mine's changed - I used to get INFP but I started getting heavily into rationalist thought and my scores changed.


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No offense intended, but the Myers-Briggs test is about as accurate as astrology.
Actually not. Astrology is old mysticism, MB is science-based.

MB tests are useful indicators when it comes to work teams. For example, it's very easy for sensing (S) and intuitive (N) types to experience friction when working together and I've seen those predictable misunderstandings happen plenty of times.

http://www.mediate.com/articles/eilermanD3.cfm

It happens on the forum all the time too.
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Old 08-12-2012, 10:13 AM
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INTP, and true to the results I love designing and creating things. I'm into architecture, the designs of buildings, planes and spacecraft, and just the way things function and look in general.

Humanmetrics Jung Typology Test™
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Introvert(44%) iNtuitive(62%) iNtuitive Thinking(12%) Perceiving(11)%
You have moderate preference of Introversion over Extraversion (44%)
You have distinctive preference of Intuition over Sensing (62%)
You have slight preference of Thinking over Feeling (12%)
You have slight preference of Perceiving over Judging (11%)

Some of the questions were a bit tricky for me, so I'm not entirely sure that my results are 100% correct. I'd probably have to spend several hours on this test to be certain of my choices, but it seems to describe me surprisingly well.
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Old 08-12-2012, 10:20 AM
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Here are some conclusions and type descriptions
Is FieldMarshal a good thing or a bad one?
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Old 08-12-2012, 10:25 PM
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No offense intended, but the Myers-Briggs test is about as accurate as astrology.
Cancer.... and my name is Larry.
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Old 08-12-2012, 10:34 PM
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Cancer.... and my name is Larry.
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Old 08-13-2012, 01:12 AM
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ISTJ. Me and Cliff from "Cheers" apparently :(
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Old 08-13-2012, 10:00 PM
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Is FieldMarshal a good thing or a bad one?
Since we are all drummers first, then any of the outcomes are ok. I was just kidding when I typed that I was glad not to get Field Marshall.

I'm thinking this could be different if we weren't drummers first?
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Old 08-13-2012, 10:55 PM
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Personality? Some drummers drool out of the left side, and some the right, I suppose.
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Old 08-14-2012, 12:14 AM
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INFP here (: cheers guys!
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Old 08-14-2012, 10:04 AM
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Since we are all drummers first, then any of the outcomes are ok. I was just kidding when I typed that I was glad not to get Field Marshall.

I'm thinking this could be different if we weren't drummers first?
Field Marshall type of Drummer...hmm Head of Army becomes head of the Band HAHA!
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Old 08-15-2012, 01:07 PM
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For about 25 years as a guitar player, and player of a few other instruments, I grew in to someone who tended give drummers a lot of unsolicited advice. Usually appreciated, but not always. Now I'm been focusing mainly on becoming a drummer for about 3 years. I have no problem seeing how this happened, but for some people I'm sure it's a bit ironic. lol

A good drummer, in most musical situations I find myself in, is a musician who just happens to play drums and feels good to play with from all musical perspectives.
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