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# Simple Symbol Personality Test

## Simple Symbol Personality Test – Part One

Now that you have examined your personality by taking (a) the Pig Personality Test , (b) the Celebrity Personality Test , and (c) the One-Question Personality Test , it’s time to take a look at the Simple Symbol Personality Test.

Here is what you need to do for this very simple test. Find a sheet of blank paper and draw a picture or a design of anything you wish using each symbol shown below: the TRIANGLE, the SQUARE, the CIRCLE, and the SQUIGGLE. Draw each of the symbols one time and also draw one symbol two times.

Is that clear? You say you are a graduate student? Okay, then I’ll repeat the instructions (joke). Your picture or design will have each of the four symbols drawn only one time. But one symbol will be drawn twice. Do not add any other details.

Note: Your drawing may include the symbols in any size you desire - smaller, larger, whatever. And threre is no significance to the color background for the Squiggle. (I could not find a 'squiggle' illustration with a white background.)

Now examine the picture or design you drew. Is each of the four symbols drawn at least one time? Is only one of the symbols drawn two times? Excellent! Give yourself an A+ for following directions.

Here are the descriptions for each symbol that you have drawn two times - that is the symbol describing your dominant personality.

This personality test is based on a theory that we tend to be attracted to certain shapes and forms based on our personality, our attitudes, our education and the way our brain functions.

Did you draw one square, one circle, one squiggle and two triangles? Then you are a Triangle.

Did you draw one triangle, one circle, one squiggle and two squares? Then you are a Square.

Did you draw one triangle, one square, one squiggle and two circles? Then you are a Circle.

Did you draw one triangle, one square, one circle and two squiggles? Then – you guessed it – you are a Squiggle.

That was fairly painless. Now let’s look at the symbols you drew two times to learn what they represent.

## The Triangle

If the triangle appears two times in your picture or diagram, then you may be a Triangle.

For centuries, the triangle has symbolized leadership. Remember the ancient Egyptians? They buried their pharaohs, their leaders, in pyramids. And the triangle shape is a hierarchy – for the military, the government, the church and the organization – with the power concentrated at the top of the triangle.

Of the 4 symbols, the Triangle most closely represents leadership. Triangles are ambitious and very interested in their careers.

You are an OVERSEER, an expediter, a leader, a man or woman of action.

Your mantra is Get it done.’ You want to make things happen now. You ask others ‘when?’ When will the project be finished? When will the action you requested happen?

Your watchword is now. Not one day, not some time, not tomorrow, but NOW!

You are often charismatic, a person who likes to be the boss, who likes to give orders, who likes to be in control.

You are decisive – you like to make decisions – decisions for yourself and decisions for everyone else.

• You see yourself as assertive. Others may see you as aggressive.

You may be a fan of someone like Donald Trump or General George S. Patton or former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher.

As a child using a coloring book and crayons, you had difficulty staying within the lines. You do not like restrictions.

## 'All or Nothing at All' - Frank Sinatra

Films you might like to see again (they portray strong leaders): ‘Patton’ … ‘Scarface’ … ‘JFK’ … ‘Erin Brockovich’ … ‘Wall Street’

If you have a favorite song, it would be ‘All or Nothing at All’ (Frank Sinatra). A favorite dance – the Tango – the dance of power.

Potential pitfalls: impatience, aggressiveness, self-centeredness.

Potential career choices: CEO … President of a company … Entrepreneur … Executive … Manager or Supervisor … Surgeon … Attorney … Politician … Officer in the military … Pilot … Hospital or School Administrator . . . or the Pharaoh.

Triangle’s Motto: Follow me and you do it.

Note: Did you know that I have a degree in Psycho-Ceramics? Yes, I am certified to work with crack-pots.

## The Square

If the square appears two times in your picture or diagram, then you may be a Square.

Of the 4 symbols, the Square places the most emphasis on organization and structure.

You are an ORGANIZER. You may be constantly organizing the people and things around you. You are an excellent administrator who enjoys working with figures, statistics, programs, and software

Your mantra is Get it right – if it takes all night.’

Your watchword is how. Is it correct? Does it follow the rules? And the regulations?

You believe in the status quo and the work ethic. And you want everything in the right place at the right time.

You see yourself as a Triangle. Others may not see you the same way.

You may be a fan of someone like Bill Gates.

You enjoy collecting data and information to enter into the database but others may see you as having a compulsive attention to detail.

As a child using a coloring book and crayons, you tried to color within the lines but your favorite toy may have been Legos (or Lincoln building blocks depending on your age).

Your favorite games include bridge or chess or math or crossword puzzles.

Films you might like to see again: 'A Beautiful Mind’ and most documentaries including 'March of the Penguins.'

If you have a favorite song, it would be 'Why Don’t You Do Right?' (Jessica Rabbit). A favorite dance – the Square dance with its clear-cut, do-not-deviate, instructions. Perhaps even the 'Hokey Pokey.'

Your positive traits: you are organized, knowledgeable, analytical, patient, persevering, generally neat.

Potential pitfalls: you may be a procrastinator, a perfectionist, aloof, resistant to change, meticulous.

Potential career choices: CFO or COO … IT professional … Programmer … Systems Analyst … Statistician … Accountant … Professor … Bookkeeper … Executive Assistant … Medical specialist … Teacher … Auditor … Government worker … Editor . . . or Controller for the Pharaoh.

Square’s motto: Give me a deadline and I’ll do it.

## The Circle

If the circle appears two times in your picture or diagram, then you may be a Circle.

Of the 4 symbols, the Circle is the most kind and caring about others. Your focus is to smooth the waters and keep the peace. You are the glue that holds together the family or the work team – that sensitive person who really cares about feelings.

Note: The circle is the mythological symbol for harmony.

You are an OPTIMIST– you enjoy working in league with others to get things done.

Your mantra is harmony –'Can’t we all just get along?'

Your watchword is who. Who will be on the team?

You express kindness, caring and concern and are an excellent communicator because you are an effective listener and know how to establish empathy quickly. You are an excellent ‘people problem solver.’

Your hero may be someone like Florence Nightingale, Albert Schweitzer or Mother Teresa.

## 'Accentuate the Positive' - Aretha Franklin

You try to keep the peace but others may see you as trying too hard to please everyone.

As a child you enjoyed many games and sports but in softball you were often the outfielder.

Your favorite games may include bowling, badminton, tennis, shuffleboard and most team sports.

Films you may want to see again: “The Wizard of Oz” ... the animated film, 'Up'

Your favorite song may be 'Accentuate the Positive.' Your favorite dance - the Electric Slide

Your positive traits: you are friendly, persuasive, empathic, generous, reflective.

Potential pitfalls: you may be indecisive, moody, manipulative, have a tendency to get too personal.

Potential career choices: Doctor …Nurse … Teacher … Human Resource professional … Psychologist … Professor … Historian … Consultant … Scout leader … Administrative assistant … Nun . . . or Talent Management for the Pharaoh.

## The Squiggle

If the squiggle appears two times in your picture or diagram, then you may be a Squiggle.

Of the 4 symbols, the Squiggle is the most unique and the most creative.

You are an ORIGINAL always considering possibilities.

Your mantra is get it done … differently.

Your watchword is why. Why do we have to do it that way? What are our alternatives? You continually ask, 'What if?'

You are crazed by sex and booze. No, no, just kidding! You are future-oriented.

You are creative, imaginative, free form, like to have fun, think out-of-the-box.

Your hero may be someone like Albert Einstein, Erma Bombeck, Walt Disney.

You see yourself as always looking for new ideas, new ways, new products. Others may sometimes consider you as a little strange or far-out.

As a child you preferred to draw your own original pictures to color. You often colored trees purple, leaves yellow and the sky green.

Films you may want to see again: 'Avatar'… animated films like 'Despicable Me' and the “Shrek” series

Your favorite song may be 'Mairzy Doats.' Your favorite dance - you make up the steps as you go along.

Your positive traits: You are conceptual, creative, intuitive, expressive, motivating, witty, inventive.

Potential pitfalls: you may be disorganized, impractical, unrealistic, illogical, eccentric, naïve, uninhibited.

Potential career choices: Writer… Journalist … Comedian … Actor … Creative director … Marketing … Sales … Musician … Scientist … Researcher … Entrepreneur … Chef … Public Relations … Inventor … Real estate agent . . . or Press Agent for the Pharaoh.

Squiggle’s motto: Be creative. Why do it that way? On the other hand, don’t bother to agree with me. I have already changed my mind.

NOTE: If you have any questions and would like to call me, you need to use the proper extensions: If you have OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), please press 1, as many times as you desire. If you are co-dependent, please ask someone to press 2 for you.
If you have multiple personality disorder, please press 3, 4, 5, and 6.
If you are paranoid or delusional, I know who you are and what you want. Just stay on the line so I can trace the call.
If you are schizophrenic, listen carefully and a little voice will tell you which number to press.
If you are depressed, it doesn't matter which number you press; no one will answer.

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To sum it all up in a very general way:

Squares are organizers.

Circles are harmonizers.

Spirals are innovators.

IMPORTANT! You have probably already figured out that we all have all the four styles within us. But one style tends to be dominant.

So ... which is your dominant style?

Author, "Much of What You Know about Job Search Just Ain't So"

## Comments for Simple Symbol Personality Test

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• Sierra 5 months ago

Nice . I used each symbol twice.

• hippielyre 4 years ago

I'm a circle and I really can't wait to e this to my friends, they will surely like this!~ Great. (^^)V

• hippielyre 4 years ago

I'm a circle.

• carolina muscle 5 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

I'm not sure I didn't choose the square simply because I was second guessing the test, but I ended up with a triangle.... LOL

• suziecat7 5 years ago from Asheville, NC

I just found this and took the test. Much fun. I am a triangle but do not like Donald Trump. I do like the sexy tango though. Thanks for the smiles.

• Michael Valencia 5 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

nice! I am a circle. pretty much everything except the movie choices was pretty on the money haha

• Cynthia 5 years ago from North Myrtle Beach, SC

Very interesting. Your test says I am a circle and may look up to Florence Nightingale. Right on the money. I am a nurse!

• Madoshi 5 years ago from Belgium

I am a triangle, and I do like scarface :) Interesting article.

• Dancing Water 5 years ago

Hi drbi, No, I don't perform in Las Vegas. Dancing Water is my given Cherokee name. I shall return to read some more of your lovely literary offerings!

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

Hi, Hezekiah, yes, please do give this a try later on and let me know if it was meaningful for you.

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

Nice to meet you, Manthy. Yes, please do read more of my 'cool' hubs. You might enjoy among others the additional personality tests and crazy Interviews.

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

Thanks for visiting my neck of the woods. Delighted to make your acquaintance, Dancing Water. Are you by any chance related to the remarkable dancing waters that periodically perform in front of the Bellaggio Hotel in Las Vegas? Just wonderin'. Since you found this hub witty, informative, and hilarious as well as lively, you are welcome to return - any time.

• Hezekiah 5 years ago from Japan

Never seen this before looks, interesting. Definitely give it a try later on.

• Mark 5 years ago from Alabama,USA

Cool hub - I will be reading many more

• Dancing Water 5 years ago

This is my first visit in your neck of the woods, and I certainly will be reading your hubs! Witty, informative, and hilarious! Thank you for a lively read!

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

Nice to meet you, sapphire, and delighted you found this to be a fun test. Yes, my dear, if you love personality tests, you are DEFINITELY a squiggle. Trust me.

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

Thanks, Ingenira, for having fun with this test. Yes, the squiggle does like to break free from the norm because he or she is so creative and often sees a better way to do something. Which often includes not following the current rules. So squiggle away.

• sapphire99336 5 years ago from Kennewick, WA

Fun test! I'm definitely a squiggle. I love personality tests.

• Ingenira 5 years ago

drbj, this is fun !! Simple and makes sense to a certain extent.

I also thought that "squiggle" is more of a care-free character, who likes to break free from the norm and following the strict rules.

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

So you are a squiggle that giggles, CrisSp? That's the best kind. Delighted that you had fun and will be sharing this. Cheers backatcha.

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

A circle, mina? Well 70% right is an acceptable score. Happy you enjoy these tests. I enjoy having you visit. You're welcome.

• CrisSp 5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

This is fun! Much could be true of me being a "squiggle" and I giggle! Good hub and will be sharing it. Cheers!

• mina 5 years ago

i was a circle .. but it was 70 percent right !!

i enjoy these tests !! thanks

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

Aha, molly, so my Simple Symbol personality test drew you in. Mysterious are the ways of the universe. So your doodle resembles a flying saucer. To decipher the meaning, I will need more information. Which planet does it head for?

Delighted you had a good laugh and thanks for the 'well done.' If you are stll looking for the Haikus, they are "Haiku and Senryu Jokes,' and 'Mother Goose Haiku.'

• Mary Strain 5 years ago from The Shire

DRBJ, your hubs are so well done -- I came looking for your haikus but ended up getting a personality test instead. What does it mean when your doodle forms a saucer and flies away?

I'll be back again to read your other things. Thanks for a good laugh!

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

Thanks for the return visit, Msamillar. Delighted you are an awesome square (symbolically speaking, that is) and that you had fun. Have you tried the Pig Personality test yet?

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

Can you believe it, Angelia? I never received notice of your lovely comment. Please accept my fulsome though tardy apology.

So you're a squiggle!!! I never had any doubt, m'dear. We squiggles are always looking for better and more creative options and despise hearing about the status quo.

No, being a squiggle is not a bad thing at all - I simply saved, as you suggested, the best for last. Trust me! Thank you for having fun and sharing this. You ARE a sweetie-pie Squiggle.

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

Rosemary, thanks for waiting for my response. I, too, love new personality tests especially when they make me laugh and also include a modicum of truth. As for analyzing ourselves wihout tests, that is usually difficult because we just cannot be objective enough. On the other hand, it gives us (psychologists) a reason for being.

Thank you for loving the ending note and for laughing. Don't stop.

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

Hi, Msmillar, I'm better late than never, right? Thanks for finding this cool. And close? Hope you managed to duck in time.

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

You're confoosed, Guestie? Imagine how I feel! You mentioned that you drew the colour purpley-green twice, but neglected to mention the symbol. Well, you do appear to be creative, my dear.

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

I apologize, Derdriu, for being late to the party. Didn't receive notice of your comment. I do agree with you wholeheartedly. The very best way to learn is by having an enjoyable experiece. Appreciate your mentioning my use of various categories to make my humorous point.

Thank you for having fun - it was my pleasure to share.

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drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

Nice to meet you, 18thepie, forgive my not responding sooner. Just discovered you had made a comment. Very often we can act like different symbols under different circumstances, but one symbol is usually paramount in our daily activity. Thanks for the visit.

• Joanna 5 years ago from Valley Springs

Who knew being a square could be so awesome! Thanks for the fun!

• femmeflashpoint 5 years ago

Doc,

Woohooo!!!

I'm a squiggle!!!

Well, that explains all those questions always flying through my head! And, probably why I fume when I ask, "why", and the answer is, "Well, that's the way we've always done it."

I gotta tell you, when I checked the list after the test, I got concerned. I was reading through alllll the other ones, and when I realized squiggles were at the very bottom, I was worried it might be a bad thing.

However, I was much relieved to discover the test just seemed to save the best for last. (Grin!)

femme

• RosemaryHale 5 years ago from Texas

This was very interesting. As a psychology major I always love to see new personality tests and things like that. I'm a triangle! You'd think, after 4 years of college and still going, I'd be able to analyze myself without tests haha. I also loved the little note at the end. It made me laugh.

• Joanna 5 years ago from Valley Springs

That was cool AND so close I had to duck!

• Guestie 6 years ago

I'm confoosed!! I drew the colour purpley-green twice :P

• Derdriu 6 years ago

drbj, What fun to laugh one's way through a learning experience! It's most helpful the way you make it so easy to compare the four categories by looking at specific indicators, such as heroes/heroines, preferred music, and typical mottoes.

Thank you for sharing, etc.,

Derdriu

• I8thepie  6 years ago

Hey! Wow! This really makes sense! I was always confused as to which personality type I had, because it seems like I have a mixture of triangle, circle, and squiggle

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Of course, the test is 'close,' Neil. Would I lie to you? Thanks for finding it cool. And interesting.

• Neil Sperling 6 years ago from Port Dover Ontario Canada

interesting test. - It actually is close too. Cool

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

What kind of a psychologist would I be, Elle, if I didn't think I could help you? . . . even if I can't. Your case is not uncommon. You are suffering from symbolmania and I'm not surprised.

After all, every night you spend hours watching a rectangular television set - a square in disguise. At night you often gaze at the stars and during the day you cannot evade the glowing circle of sun up above. When driving, triangles in the form of Yield signs are ubiquitous.

But I can help you. Send me \$1,000 cash by certified mail and I will rush your copy of "Surviving and Thriving in a Symbol-laden Environment." Since you profess to be of the feline persuasion, the squiggles you see are lines of copy so your course will be the audio version.

• RedElf 6 years ago from Canada

Help - I drew a squiggly triangle with rounded corners. I chronically doodle circles that turn into figure eights, and star-shaped squares. I think I'm a cat - oh wait, I am a cat - phew! That's a relief.

Is there any help for me Dr. BJ ?????

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

You just think nothing happens, Micky. Your calls are being traced and the guys in the white coats should be at your door any moment now. Isn't that your doorbell I hear ringing?

• Micky Dee 6 years ago

I keep pressing 1 and nothing happens.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Hi, sunitbahl9, how nice to meet you. Delighted that my attention-getting hub caught your attention and you couldn't resist it.

Thanks for the gracious comments. But then I knew you would be kind. You are a Circle.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

If you were a Screw, Wayne, it would have to be a very original, lovable one. No, I picture you really as a very creative Squiggle with Circle elements. Not a bad place to be. :)

• SBHK 6 years ago from India

this hub really gained my attention and i couldn't help reading it. A great and amusing hub. I liked it and really the results were true. it did reflrct my personality(2 circles). Thanks and keep it up

• Wayne Brown 6 years ago from Texas

I failed this one...made the wrong choice. I was a circle but I am really not. I am really a squiggle with borders on the circle. I am an in between thing. In some ways, I can identify with all of them but not fully with any of them. I guess you should have had a picture of a "screw" there to cover me! LOL! WB

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

You make my day, pras, with your exceptional comments. Thank you, my friend. You mentioned the pictures and video and upon reviewing them again myself, I realized they may portray a significant chapter of American life to people living in other countries. Would you agree?

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Now that was very clever, Neil ... you are a DOT. Is that a Circle that refuses to age? Perhaps. But merely by expressing it, you proved to me you are one heck of a Squiggle. Bravo. As well as more than a bit of a Triangle. Takes one to know one, you know.

• prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

My friend, you have done a great job here. I love this hub so much. I learn much from you. I really love all description, stunning pictures and video. You make it more educated and entertaining. Well done and you got my vote!

Prasetio

• Neil Sperling 6 years ago from Port Dover Ontario Canada

interesting hub and well done -- thanks Looks like I am a squiggle with a tendency to be a triangle too.... maybe I'm a dot!

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T hings

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

What an appreciative comment, Mark, thank you. And forget the limbo, you have the class and ability to vault and surpass it. I have spoken! :)

• Mark Ewbie 6 years ago from Euroland

Classy, quality stuff - you raised that bar very high drbj. I'm going to have to limbo under it.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

You may be more of an overt Square now, thoughtforce, but inside you are still that 'nice' Circle. You are spot on. Our personality often fits the circumstances and the Triangle at work can be the Circle at home, etc.

Speaking of interviewers trying to gauge an applicant's personality, the most difficult question I was ever asked in an interview was when the interviewer said, "What do you think of my interviewing style?" His style was actually awful so I didn't want to tell him the truth. But I didn't want to lie either so I said, "Your questions really challenge me to provide thoughtful answers." That was true!

Thank you for enjoying my hubs and this test, for bookmarking it, pushing the buttons and the up rating. Stay tuned for Part Two coming soon.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Nice to meet you, Zubair Ahmed. Thank you for visiting and liking this hub. The sharing of the information is entirely my pleasure.

Now that I have given you 'some fun time trying to do the challenges,' take the test and GO BACK TO WORK!

All the best to you, too.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Yes, susannah, try this by all means and let me know how you do.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Congratulations, kyenny, on being a Squiggle. We Squiggles have to stand together, you know, against the potential onslaught of Squares who want us to follow all the rules.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Alicia, my dear, it was entirely my pleasure to provide this as you called it, 'fun, creative and very interesting hub.' Please do stop by my other personality tests and let me know what you think.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

OMG, RH. The Romper Room lady saw you through the Magic Mirror? What a spectacular occasion! May I have your autograph? ... at the bottom of a spectacular check?

• Christina Lornemark 6 years ago from Sweden

I like circles as a shape so the test says I am one! But unfortunately I am not quite as nice as the description of a circle. Or maybe I was when I was younger, but now I am more a square! I suppose it can differs depending of where we are in life since life matters.

Either way, I enjoy your hubs and this test was just as fun. I was on an interview for a job the other day and a consultant was trying to figure out what kind of person I was. He seemed to have a difficult time and so was I! I which I have thought of giving him your excellent personality tests instead. That would have saved him the trouble:)

Thank you Drbj for this brilliant hub, I will bookmark it. Rated up, awesome and more!

Tina

• Zubair Ahmed 6 years ago

I Like your hub, thank you for sharing this info, gave some fun time trying to do the challenges. Now I can go back to doing my work again. The wonders of working from home.

All the best

• susannah42 6 years ago from Florida

Thanks I am going to try this.

• Krissy 6 years ago from Ohio

This was great fun! I'm a squiggle!! LOLLL

• Linda Crampton 6 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

Thank you for a fun, creative and very interesting hub! I'm looking forward to reading your other personality test hubs.

• Kelly Umphenour 6 years ago from St. Louis, MO

LOL Drbj - you are a wizard of some sort. My mother IS a triangle.

I however, will go to bed with a smile on my face because I get to be a squiggle! It's almost as good as the day the romper room lady saw me through the big magnifying glass! Haha!

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Hi, Hillary, I think by your comment you are both a Squiggle and a Circle. Forget the sex and booze craze.

Do you need help? Of course, don't we all? But don't change - I love the way you are. (Isn't that the lyric to a long-ago song?)

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Well it's now clear to me, Ruby, that you are a Squiggle whose latent Triangle just had to show itself. So you are a creative leader and I'll battle barehanded anyone who doubts it.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

RH - I think you ARE more of a Squiggle than you know. You cetainly write with the flavor and humor of a creative Squiggle. So I herewith dub you one. Now you can organize the party and BE the party all at the same time.

That song - didn't a singer named Dodie Stevens record it? Way back in the early 60s I think. I remember it since I am older than dirt but you are way too young, so it must have been your mother or grandmother's favorite.

Give my regards to your lovable Triangle mom.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

How nice, wmwm, to meet another Squiggle who may also be a Triangle in disguise as per your description of your drawing.

As far as therapy - we all could use some at times but little foibles are what make life so interesting. And people so fascinating.

Interesting, your remark about your husband being a Circle but not displaying optimism. I suspect it is there but as you so aptly point out, it may be latent. Guess you will just have to show him the way. :)

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Audrey, I knew you were a lovable Circle. Didn't know about the manipulation episode though, but delighted it worked to clean house, so to speak.

It's always my extreme pleasure to find you on my hubs and read your gracious comments - all true, naturally. Thank you for the up and all the exceptional adjectives. Just knew you were an 'Electric Slider.'

Thanks, too, for the bookmark and the adulation. It goes both ways you know.

• Hillary 6 years ago from Atlanta, GA

I think I'm a Squiggle trying to turn into a circle. Maybe I'm a Squiggle trying to penetrate a circle which could mean I really am crazed by sex and booze. Your tests are always fun, but I get weird results. Maybe i need help :O

• Ruby Jean Fuller 6 years ago from Southern Illinois

Well it's like this. I love squigglies, but when i attempted to draw one, my hand refused, then my brain said, " You wanna be a leader, don't you?" My ego took over. That's my story and i'm stick'n to it. Hee

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

You are not going to get off that easily, dear Dimi. Look at those 4 symbols and draw something, anything, using all four one time. Now add just one of those symbols to your drawing. Then tell me which one it was.

And the 'useless' could never apply to you, oh Great One.

I have not forgotten your email request and promise to get back to you.

• Kelly Umphenour 6 years ago from St. Louis, MO

I would rather be a squiggle - it looks like more fun! It seems to me that the square is the one who organizes the party - the squiggle is the one who is the life of the party! Haha!

One of my favorite tunes - all time - is Tan Shoes and Pink Shoelaces! Do you know of it?

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Well, Keith, I guess it takes one square peg in a round hole to know another. Ain't life wonderful? Yes, since you asked, I am a Squiggle with a Triangle component that is useful in certain circumstances.

I like to think of myself as a 'creative' dancer who was always more creative after a drink or two (my linit). So you found this hub a 'bit scary, but rather accurate' and 'entertaining too.' I couldn't ask for more. Thanks.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Hi, Chatkath. Yes, as you point out, sometimes the questions are a bit difficult to answer definitively so I'm glad you took a chance and discovered you may be a Triangle.

Thanks for the 'Very interesting, thought provoking ... never boring' comments. You and they are much appreciated.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Hello, Fossillady, seems you may be a squiggly Square which is ususual but not impossible. You have a number of creative facets.

Tell me, FL, what kind of work do you prefer? For the record, architects, interior designers and artists (of all kinds) often have the same characteristics as you my dear.

Thanks for finding this test fun and interesting.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

You didn't cheat at all, Jane, your subconscious knew what it was doing. You ARE a Circle with a strong component of Squiggleness - I know that from your hubs.

And with your eye for detail and thoroughness, including adding squiggle legs, you may also be a bit of a, you'll pardon the expression, Square. But thoroughly lovable.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Yes, tony, you ARE a triangle ... even though with that enchanting hairdo, you do look more like a Circle.

Which is way better than looking like a Squiggle! :)

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Ruby, of course you are a Leader, a Squiggly leader, but a leader nonetheless. You just don't let it show. Heh, heh.

Now tell me why you said you were "led to draw two triangles, even though you wanted to draw a squiggley." What precisely did you mean by that statement? Cheers backatcha.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

As one Squiggle to another (with a Triangle component I try to disguise), I am not at all surprised that Erma Bombeck is one of your heroines. (As you are mine with your humorous recitations of dog, fish, water, auto and whatever follies.)

Just knew you would adore the phone button instructions.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Ms. Dee, you are a genuine Circle and what's more an innovative circle who finds a way to put enjoyment into life. Right?

The toy wagon drawing was very clever and yes, the test does work! Thanks for visiting and having fun.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Hi, christopher, so you turned out to be a Triangle. Are you surprised? And an admirerer of Margaret as well.

• Mishael Austin Witty 6 years ago from Kentucky, USA

Hmmm. I tried to draw two triangles and two squiggly lines, so I crossed out one of the squiggly lines. Then I realized by reading that I'm much more of a squiggle. My mother is the triangle - just goes to show how enmeshed we are and how I'd sacrifice myself to save her. Yes, I suppose I do need therapy!

My husband, however, is a circle - all the way through. That's another one of these tests that says he's an optimist when he's one of the most negative people I know! Maybe it's just latent optimism ...

• Audrey Hunt 6 years ago from Nashville Tn.

Well, I fit the circle to a "T". I will even admit to being a manipulator for a period of time - at least that is what my ex-husband said. . .notice that he is an X :)

This was so much fun, useful, awesome and beautiful, it certainly deserved my vote up. Really, quite amazing - especially when the "electric slide" was included.

As with all of your remarkable hubs, I enjoyed this immensely and will bookmark it. I absolutely love you!!!

Oh, gosh - there I go, being a circle again.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Sorry to hear, amillar, that you are a sex-crazed alcoholic, who keeps changing his mind about squiggles, circles, squares and triangles. And psycho-ceramic, too? Not to worry. Your secret is safe with me. Heh, heh.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

So I nailed it on the head for you, barbergirl? You're the perfect Circle, Electric Slide and all? Delighted you are impressed. It's entirely my pleasure. And thank you for taking the time to comment.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Hi, Real Housewife, don't be surprised you are a square. Squares are super-organized and many squares graduate to being leaders, you know.

Delighted you had fun with this and I knew all along you were a Hokey Pokey sort of gal. Bit of a squiggle, too, I think.

But predominantly a Square with your love for 'rules and regulations' that everyone should follow. The operative word here of course is 'follow.'

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

What a profound statement you made, Frog: "sometimes the simplest things tell us things about ourselves that we may, or may not, want to know." Ain't that the truth? So ... were you a Triangle? That would be my guess.

Ribbit, Ribbit - that means thanks for the visit.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Nice to see you here, Tankadin, delighted you had a few minutes of fun learning you were a Squiggle. And found the test entertaining. I do my best. Look forward to seeing you on the other 'personality test' hubs, too.

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

You may be a Triangle in another symbol's clothing, Trish, but if your drew two tringles, you ARE a triangle. Now go forth and lead!

Thanks for findng this fun.

• De Greek 6 years ago from UK

Just to show you how useless I am, you lost me at:

"Your picture or design will have each of the four symbols drawn only one time. But one symbol will be drawn twice. Do not add any other details."

Need I say more? ;-))))

• attemptedhumour 6 years ago from Australia

Hi drbj, I knew you were a square peg in a round hole and suspected that i might be too. Being a squiggler tends to prove the point, but are you a squiggler too? I always use different dance steps to the instructor and my long suffering wife. I'm crazy when i'm sober, so why bother drinking. I played comp' badminton for ten years and still play a team sport.( Soccer.) The pitfalls seem rather accurate too. This hub is a bit scary, but entertaining too. Cheers

• Kathy 6 years ago from California

Hmmm, the questions were a bit difficult to answer definitively so I can only imagine what shape I am truly in - However the closet that I could come was a triangle...? Very interesting, thought provoking hub of course! I know your place is never boring drbj! Good Job!

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

You seem to be all of them, Lynda. Well, actually you are but one is more dominant than the others. Based on the work you do and the excellent book you wrote, I would venture that the Circle is most often your dominant characteristic. Rebuttal???

• Kathi 6 years ago from Saugatuck Michigan

So many of the traits fit me to a tee, but the careers, yuck, never. I was a square and it's true, I am a perfectionist, organizer, procrastinator, but never in a million years would I have a numbers type job. I am more of a creative person! I found this experiment fun and interesting DRBJ

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drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

Dearest Colin - You are the epitome and embodiment of epochal epigrams, so your comments are exceptional and extraordinary to me. Thank you, thank you for the astonishing and amazing accolades. You rock my world, too.

I can't even come close to matching your 'legendary Louvre' comment. So I'll simply wish you Good Health, Long Life and Much Love.

• Jane Bovary 6 years ago from The Fatal Shore

drbj, I love these tests..but y'know I did it again...cheated,but unconsciously this time. I accidentally drew two circles and two squiggles.

I was drawing a human figure and deliberately used two circles for eyes as I knew we could only draw one shape twice but then I ended up inadvertantly drawing two squiggle legs. Either this means I'm a circle with secondary squiggle tendencies...or I simply have an inability to concentrate.

haha..I had to laugh though because one of my favourite songs IS "Accentuate the positive"..Love that tune!