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A Real Personality Profile of a Lighweight Backpacker (instead of demographic sketch)
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Michael Davis
(mad777) - F

Locale: South Florida
Re: Personality Profile of a Lighweight Backpacker on 12/23/2008 18:34:46 MST Print View

Another INTJ here. From the description, I can't argue!

78 38 12 22

Described as "Mastermind" ... sounds fiendish!

Edited by mad777 on 12/24/2008 12:35:14 MST.

jeffrey bennett

Locale: Near the bottom
A Real Personality Profile of a Lighweight Backpacker on 12/23/2008 20:30:44 MST Print View


Extraverted 22
Intuitive 50
Thinking 25
Judging 33

Napoleon, Franklin D. Roosevelt , Mark Anthony, Sean Connery, Madonna, Yulia Tymoshenko , Margret Thatcher, Carl Sagan, Bill Gates, Golda Meir, Edward Teller, George Benard Shaw, and General George C. Marshall and the scariest of all Hillary Clinton!

Does this mean I can still be a member in the League of extraordinary lightweight backpackers or am I on the other team?

Lizzie O
(LizzieO) - F
INFJ on 12/23/2008 21:11:32 MST Print View

Introverted 33
Intuitive 12
Feeling 25
Judging 11

the Counselor (INFJ)

Mohandas Gandhi, Sidney Poitier, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jane Goodall, Emily Bronte, Sir Alec Guiness, Carl Jung, Mary Baker Eddy, Queen Noor are examples of the Counselor Idealist (INFJ).

Jonathan Boozer
(anywayoutside) - MLife

Locale: South East
INTJ on 12/23/2008 21:17:08 MST Print View

introverted - 33%
intuitive - 38%
thinking - 56%
judging - 56%

I'm so middle of the road I don't even think I am upset about it.

I'm not sure I took the right famous personalities were Uncle Rico, Mr. Green Jeans and Juice Newton.

Joe Westing
(pedro87) - F
INTJ on 12/23/2008 21:29:42 MST Print View

tally up another INTJ

Introverted 89
Intuitive 25
Thinking 100
Judging 22

I noticed that efficiency and problem solving kept appearing in the INTJ type description which seems relevent to LW backpackers. Also, INTJ's supposedly have "an independence of mind" which could explain how many have moved from mainstream backpacking over to LW/UL.

Edited by pedro87 on 12/23/2008 21:36:18 MST.

Denis Hazlewood
(redleader) - MLife

Locale: Luxury-Light Luke on the Llano Azul
INFP on 12/23/2008 21:42:13 MST Print View

Calvin (of Calvin and Hobbs). What the he**, it's got me this far. Now, where did I put my Transmagorifier?

Ali e
(barefootnavigator) - F

Locale: Outside
ISFP on 12/23/2008 21:42:23 MST Print View

Introverted 44
Sensing 6
Feeling 75
Perceiving 33

Artisan™ Portrait of the Composer (ISFP)

Brooke Shields
Britney Spears
John Travolta
Ashton Kutcher
Donald Trump

Completely different than the first time I took it. I retook it so my wife and I could take the marriage test. Damn, we passed. Guess we're stuck together. :)

Huzefa Siamwala
INTP on 12/23/2008 22:17:08 MST Print View


* distinctively expressed introvert
* moderately expressed intuitive personality
* very expressed thinking personality
* slightly expressed perceiving personality

Ken T.
(kthompson) - MLife

Locale: All up in there
ISTJ on 12/23/2008 22:29:31 MST Print View

Introverted 89
Sensing 1
Thinking 38
Judging 44

Like it or not it pretty much sounds like me, more or less. Now I want to be alone and think about this before I pass judgement. Your opinion doesn't really matter to me ;-),

Brian UL

Locale: New England
Re: Re: Personality Profile of a Lighweight Backpacker on 12/23/2008 23:46:53 MST Print View


Introverted 33
Intuitive 50
Thinking 1
Judging 22

Not that these test mean much, I mean most questions did not even have a clear yes/no answer like all questionnaires. Some question were not clear and needed further explanation.

-Computer Programming - who are they kidding? not me!
Natural Science ,Natural Science Education, Engineering (we have enough of those on here already),Management ,Entrepreneurship ,Law.
I studied art in college!

Edited by MAYNARD76 on 12/24/2008 02:35:46 MST.

Brian UL

Locale: New England
Re: Re: Re: Re: ESTJ on 12/24/2008 00:21:02 MST Print View

You could always go back and retake the test. ;}'

-Every time Bush wins something someone wants a recount!

Ryan Jordan
(ryan) - BPL Staff - MLife

Locale: Greater Yellowstone
Personality Profile of a Lightweight BPer on 12/24/2008 01:56:47 MST Print View

Ummm....another INTJ.

My goodness, we may need a support group.

Timothy Cristy
(tcristy) - F

Locale: Ohio
Results on 12/24/2008 02:35:46 MST Print View

INTJ also. Good thing I am a scientist, unlike some above who are in the wrong profession :).

We have applicants take this test and 90% applying for one of our scientist positions are INTJ.

Diplomatic Mike

Locale: Under a bush in Scotland
Results on 12/24/2008 04:49:28 MST Print View

ISTP. Pretty much described me! :)

Willie Evenstop
(redmonk) - F

Locale: Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
A Real Personality Profile of a Lighweight Backpacker (instead of demographic sketch) on 12/24/2008 05:45:37 MST Print View

It suggests careers like "Natural Science, Information Systems Specialist, and Computer Programmer". I do academic research in natural science, write software to solve my problems, and UNIX system administration.

Famous peoples include Newton, Bohr, Nostradamus, Descartes, Pascal, Einstein, and Tiger Woods.

INTPs are pessimist, continually haunted in our thoughts by all the ways things might fail.

Edited by redmonk on 12/30/2008 18:28:23 MST.

Jesse Glover
(hellbillylarry) - F

Locale: southern appalachians
Re: A Real Personality Profile of a Lighweight Backpacker (instead of demographic sketch) on 12/24/2008 07:58:18 MST Print View


I 67%
I 38%
F 12%
J 1%

Counselors are scarce, little more than one percent of the population, and can be hard to get to know, since they tend not to share their innermost thoughts or their powerful emotional reactions except with their loved ones.

This sounds like me BUT I don't understand how I can be such an A-hole and still be INFJ.

Edited by hellbillylarry on 12/24/2008 08:03:57 MST.

Miguel Arboleda
(butuki) - MLife

Locale: Kanto Plain, Japan
Re: A Real Personality Profile of a Lighweight Backpacker (instead of demographic sketch) on 12/24/2008 08:34:06 MST Print View


Introverted 67
Intuitive 62
Feeling 88
Perceiving 17

Very much describes me. Even the famous personalities, all of whom I admire:

Immanual Kant, William Shakespeare, Ludwig Beethoven, Pearl Buck, Arthur C. Clark

I may not be able to get the tarp up, but I can guarantee that I can FEEL just how badly thw storm is going to keep us up all night!

Daniel Fosse
(magillagorilla) - F

Locale: Southwest Ohio
INTJ on 12/24/2008 08:44:24 MST Print View

INTJ here. I'm so common. I am average height, I wear medium clothes and I live a middle/middle class lifestyle. I'm also nearly middle aged. I can never find shoes in my size because I have an average foot size. I drive a mid-sized car and I like my steak done medium. Now it looks like my personality is average. This does not make me upset or happy.

Bill Fornshell
(bfornshell) - MLife

Locale: Southern Texas
Re: Re: A Real Personality Profile of a Lighweight Backpacker (instead of demographic sketch) on 12/24/2008 09:54:44 MST Print View

ENTJ (corrected) - interesting.

Hey Ben,

Hillary Clinton, Napoleon, Margret Thatcher, --- Bill Gates and a few others.

Fieldmarshall - sounds good to me.

Edited by bfornshell on 12/24/2008 10:56:09 MST.

Brian Morgan
(bmor831) - F

Locale: Houston, TX
INTJ on 12/24/2008 10:45:56 MST Print View