Are you a psychopath?

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  1. BlueRidge

    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

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    uh, just thought I'd ask :shuffle:

    Take the quiz and find out! Are YOU a psychopath?

    I'll reveal my results if you will. :2faced:
  2. skatingfan5

    skatingfan5 Well-Known Member

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    BR, you always find the most "interesting" quizzes. :lol:

    I scored only 12 out of 33 possible -- below average -- and find that I'm a bit disappointed at that. I thought I would have more of a "psycho" edge. :shuffle: :slinkaway
  3. Nan

    Nan Just me

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    8 out of 33. That's almost depressing.
  4. danceronice

    danceronice Corgi Wrangler

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    22, "average", but honestly--yeah, animals in pain bothers me. They didn't ask about PEOPLE in pain...:saint:
  5. Anita18

    Anita18 Well-Known Member

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    I got 9. Not a surprise at all - I'm a bleeding heart and I know it. :lol:
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    Jenny From the Bloc

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    milanessa engaged to dupa

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  8. PRlady

    PRlady aspiring tri-national

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    Me, too. I'm persuasive and can be a risk-taker but I'm less psycho than I thought. :shuffle:
  9. AliasJohnDoe

    AliasJohnDoe Spin Alissa Spin!!!

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    15 out of 33. I'm disappointed in myself. Thought I was more of a psychopath.

    Maybe it was the way the questions were worded. If it was a choice between helping an injured animal and an injured Pat Robertson, I'd help the injured animal and forget about Pat Robertson.
  10. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    19. I could have answered strongly agree on a couple of those which would have pushed me up. :D
  11. skatingfan5

    skatingfan5 Well-Known Member

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    But that would have given you an even lower score on the psycho-scale. :D
  12. BlueRidge

    BlueRidge AYS's snark-sponge

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    Not being a psychopath doesn't mean you are not psycho. :shuffle:

    I got a 6.
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    zaphyre14 Well-Known Member

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    9

    My neighbors are safe. :)
  14. Anita18

    Anita18 Well-Known Member

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    That's my thinking. :lol: I would sock Bernie Madoff and Joe Francis right in the kisser, no hesitation.

    I would go Punisher on anyone who hurt my mother. :mad:
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    numbers123 Well-Known Member

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    beepbeep Resident Rude Brazilian

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    20

    And I used to think of myself being so harmless
  18. Bonita

    Bonita Active Member

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    I got a 2....
  19. kwanfan1818

    kwanfan1818 I

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    Same here. But like with most general surveys, there are grades within the questions that make the answers :confused:
  20. PeterG

    PeterG Argle-Bargle-ist

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    I got an 8, but I will try harder next time.
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  22. pat c

    pat c Well-Known Member

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    11 as well.
  23. MacMadame

    MacMadame Internet Beyotch

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    15 out of a possible 33

    Which they say is below average but based on what I'm seeing here is actually above average.

    Btw, I watch a lot of tv shows about (fictional) psychopaths and they often make me feel like I'm a psychopath because they are always talking about affect and how the psychopath's is off and he's not doing anything I wouldn't be doing in the same situation.
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  25. skatingfan5

    skatingfan5 Well-Known Member

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    Below average wrt potential psychopathy, but maybe just a bit above average for the soft-hearted skating fans on FSU :saint:.
    (Of course, do you really think that the :EVILLE: psychopaths among us would accurately self report?)
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  27. peibeck

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    I was 14/33. Of course I don't think a true psychopath would give themselves away easily in a quiz. :lol:
  28. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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  29. leesaleesa

    leesaleesa Active Member

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    I got a 12, but I clicked the wrong thing, so I don't know if that's good or bad.
  30. milanessa

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    Take it again. ;)
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  32. aftershocks

    aftershocks Well-Known Member

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    11 for me ...

    What's the point in taking the quiz again, as the first answer that comes to mind is going to be your closest inclination. By taking it again, and changing your answers, that's like whoring for CoP points, innit? And I don't mean that any skaters are psychopaths, but I'm not so sure about some of the judges and ISU officials. ;)

    In any case, the proviso at end of the quiz assures us that there's nothing to worry about unless you score high in all psychopathic traits. And that some traits associated with psychopaths, are excellent characteristics for various and sundry occupations, particularly on Wall Street, unsurprisingly. Obviously, tho' nothing in life is as simple and easily measurable as taking a pop quiz. :D

    All of this brings to mind, The Talented Mr. Ripley, as well as the scurrilous and scary character Jack Nicholson went up against in Chinatown:

    Ya know, Mr. Gittes, most people never have to face the fact that at the right time, and the right place, they’re capable of ANYTHING!

    -- John Huston as Noah Cross
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    oh dear, 23.... kind of disturbed by that.
  35. aftershocks

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    ^^ Keep reading after the quiz, don't be too disturbed. ;)
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  37. milanessa

    milanessa engaged to dupa

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    Because leesaleesa said she clicked the wrong thing, not that she thought about it and changed her mind. She made a mistake.
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  38. leesaleesa

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    Took it again and saw where 12 is low. It's pretty useless, since the MMPI (if that's still in use) uses something like 400 questions, but I'm happy to report that I am not currently suffering from sociopathy according to the internet.
  39. PRlady

    PRlady aspiring tri-national

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    I'm no mental health professional but I suspect this quiz diagnoses narcissism more than psychopathology.
  40. aftershocks

    aftershocks Well-Known Member

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    I was not focusing on your suggestion to leesaleesa; other posters mentioned the urge to take the quiz again. :)

    :lol: