Wednesday, May 6, 2009

The Rorschach Test Broke When I Took It

Yesterday when I was bored for a minute or two between writing gigs I decided to log on to Crackbook (sometimes called Facebook to those who are not afflicted with the addiction). Lately, I can not get enough of the surveys, quizzes and top five lists. It’s a nice way to turn off my brain a few minutes because in no way do these things require intelligence of any kind, such as reading a blog might. Generally speaking the person who created them had the aptitude of a trash can when it comes to spelling, punctuation and grammar and although that irritates me in a way I can not explain, I let it go because, well, it’s Facebook.

After filling out the “Top Fourte Things U Always Wanted 2 Know Abot Me” survey, I noticed a friend had taken a quiz called the Rorschach Test. Having heard of this particular test in the past I figured the quiz might be fun so I dove right in.

Sadly, yet utterly predictably, the quiz was completely lame, asking questions about dragons and blood spatters but with no corresponding ink blot pictures to accompany it, so when I woke up this morning I decided to do a little research to see if this type of test, the real one, is available online. I discovered that there is indeed a website specifically dedicated to The Ink Blot Test so of course I had to take it.

Luckily I believe almost nothing that I read on the internet, unless it is the Wiki on Hermann Rorschach of course. Here is what my results said (direct copy & paste is very important in this case):

Sickness Quotient: 81%
Your Sickness Quotient of 81% is definitely something to worry about.

Detailed Diagnosis

Interpersonal Insights
Everyone likes you. This is because your life is such a mess that everyone else is relieved they aren't you. You have delusions of adequacy which are completely unfounded. You couldn't pour tea out of a boot with the instuctions written on the heel.

Job Performance & Attitude
You have little empathy for anyone more successful at work than you, which is pretty much everyone. Your work is of so little value they should just put a shredder in place of your Out basket

Personality Insight
Your personal motto is "Find something you love, and do it." Unfortunately, your test results indicate you really love sheep.

Once again, I trust no test that has spelling errors in its results. Ugh.

Sadly though, they did pretty good with my sickness quotient percentage because sometimes I really do wonder if I belong in some kind of home for the freakishly tapped. Ok, not sometimes, most of the time. Then I just watch stuff like this and it takes my mind off of my own short comings long enough to wonder what the hell this guy was on. Then again I am laughing at it so that should be the first clue of my own whack job-ness.

Yup. Definitely well on my way to cracked-up-ville! Hope you all can come along for the ride.

Oh sorry, I was talking to my other personalities, not you.

But if you’d like to come too I’m sure there is more than enough room in this car for all us clowns. There always is.


Bridgete said...

I think the only thing I've ever found online that I felt might actually be accurate is the IQ test at It has a pretty sound methodology, it analyzes 13 different areas of intelligence and then averages them out.

I might have to do this Rorschach test now.

Chris said...

Nothing like some affirmation, right Jenn?

Jenn Flynn-Shon said...

Hmmm, might have to check out Oh who am i kidding with all this "might" stuff, I'm on my way over there now because it is a quiz after all lol.

Yup, I already knew I was crazy but its nice when someone else tells me, especially when that someone is The Internet lol.

Joan said...

You make me laugh. That is a good thing. :)

Julie said...

wow, that "quiz" was special. I have to ask, did you type in most of your answers too? I got a 76%... and really, I expect that it would have been higher if I hadn't gotten tired of typing in my answers at the end and resorted to picking c.

Jenn Flynn-Shon said...

Yeah Julie I did type in most of my answers which I'm sure were barely, if even, recorded but for one or 2 of them I kind of saw similar things to what their canned responses were so who knows, maybe it was real & I really am crazy mwah hahaha!! ;-P

Judi FitzPatrick said...

All the interesting people are crazy, I should know - I'm one of them ;-P

Love, Mum

Judi FitzPatrick said...

All the interesting people are crazy, I should know - I'm two of them ;-P

Peace, Judi

Jenn Flynn-Shon said...

LOL Mum!!!

Karen said...

I'm hooked on those quizzes on Crackbook, too! I even made one up today! LOL

Lael said...

I stumbled upon your blog when googling something about Rorschach Tests because some of my nutty (in a good way) friends on FB seem to be addicted to all varieties of quizzes to be had... That being said, I just wanted to tell you that I like your blog and your writing. I'll be back to read more... Thanks!