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Yes! Intj

So I took the official test, and it was just as I had thought. INTJ. What I find of the architype true of myself... almost all of it. It's not enough to collect knowledge, it's fun to apply it. I like to make plans, contingency plans, plans A, B, C, flexible plans meant to be broken. I respect authority only in I deem them competent. If not, I don't respect rank, title, etc. I'm not a very emotional person, and I like to keep my head in the drivers seat, not my heart.

The only thing I found a bit wonky is that it seems generally said that INTJ's are scientist or engineer types. I couldn't be further from this, I'm an artist and am *terrible* at math or anything related. Just because I like to apply a scientific outlook to my life, doesn't mean I literally want to be a scientist.

I just read a good book that breaks it down even further, but in a more general way. Has anyone ever read Please Understand Me? In that book I was typed into the NT group, and would guess many INTJs would fit here as well.

MBTI is a fun test, and you can really learn a lot about yourself and other people!
EpoxyMonoxide EpoxyMonoxide 26-30, F 10 Responses Nov 8, 2011

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We share intuition. I'm an ENFP. I find the MBTI to be very interesting and the results seem to match me well.

I'm an INTJ as well. And though I am very rational, I'm very creative. I write music and play a few instruments. I've also read Please Understand Me, and I found it very helpful in understanding myself. Knowledge is power.

You're a graphical engineer. ;) I'm INTP myself. Same as you except collecting data IS enough... just gotta keep doing it nonstop.

You do know that INTPs and INTJs have zero cognitive functions in common?

ā€œScience is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.ā€<br />
~Carl Sagan<br />
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You don't have to be a scientist to apply it to everyday life.

For me it`s also exciting reading, despite it tells you what you are. More important is informing you about other types and how spread they are. I.e. I thought I`m nice, but I now consider what if I am too sarcastic or uninterested?

INTJ's are smart in an an applied way that is quite rare. This is funny to me, but about 10 years ago I was an INTJ (with a split on the I/E part). Currently I'm an ENFP. I think it's fun to take the test at different stages of your life...just to see. I couldn't agree with you more about the anomaly of INTJ's being mostly scientists as I have always been an artist. Although the authority figure part you mentioned...if we don't deem them as such...SO TRUE! Although, I still feel that way. A title or a rank means nothing to me if I don't deem it so.

I remember that test. It is fun, but useless. It tells you what you already know. But it is fun, and more scientifically plausible than horoscopes.<br />
I was an xntj. I was 50/50 split on the intro extrovert questions.<br />
Make your friends take the test.

I remember that test. It is fun, but useless. It tells you what you already know. But it is fun, and more scientifically plausible than horoscopes.<br />
I was an xntj. I was 50/50 split on the intro extrovert questions.<br />
Make your friends take the test.

I remember that test. It is fun, but useless. It tells you what you already know. But it is fun, and more scientifically plausible than horoscopes.<br />
I was an xntj. I was 50/50 split on the intro extrovert questions.<br />
Make your friends take the test.

I remember that test. It is fun, but useless. It tells you what you already know. But it is fun, and more scientifically plausible than horoscopes.<br />
I was an xntj. I was 50/50 split on the intro extrovert questions.<br />
Make your friends take the test.