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Just how normal are you?

Updated on January 7, 2015
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Linda is an amateur artist and photographer who loves to travel with her husband of 37 years.

Just what is normal?

How does one define being normal?

As human beings we have a need to be unique and yet feel as if we fit in with the rest of society.

Have you ever done something and wondered if other people so the same thing? Just how many people are doing the same thing as you? Some people thrive on being unique and different, some people fear not fitting in. How do you feel about it.

Here is your chance to pit yourself against all the rest of the world and test to see just where you stand on being normal. How many of these questions will you answer the same as someone else? Just what percentage of us do the same things as you do, or like the same things you do?

This Lion - is special

Lion rolling his tongue
Lion rolling his tongue

This Lion can roll his tongue up like a clover or flower, can you?

Photo taken at the Boise State Zoo, © photographer Linda Hoxie

Lets talk about normal

Do you really want to be the same as everyone else?

Normal typically means that you are conforming to a usual, typical or expected standard.

Do you really want to be that, or do we want to be. Unique, unusual, and help people experience the unexpected when they are around us?

Think about it, do you want to be:

Regular, which to me means...vanilla, plain

or un-regular=exciting, colorful?

Do you want to be common or un-common?

So really think about normal...standard...regular. Is it really what we want in a friend, in a family member or in ourselves.

I hope none of us are normal, because in my book the world would be pretty boring if we were!

Can you roll your tongue?

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Photo credit: Clipart modified by author in word.

Chocolate or Vanilla?

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Clipart modified by author in word.


How do you button your shirt?

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Hate them or Love them?

Personally I dislike labeling people. I just hate to see people labeled as this or that disorder. I know there is reasons why they diagnose and treat serious problems in children and adults. But what I don't like to see is people taking that label and making it their identity. Using that label as an excuse not to improve. Staying in that rut.

For example "A.D.D." in children. Are we drugging our children to calm them down because we don't want to deal with them? Do these drugs create need for more drugs in their future? Is there ways to help them cope without the medicine, without the label?

Pay attention to your children, take them outdoors to play, stay with them, play with them. Find ways to give them an outlet for that energy. Follow your doctors advise if further treatment is needed, but don't label them and talk about that label in front of others. Help them to understand privately, why they have more energy and what types of things they can do to help themselves.

My dislike of labels may stem from my own label I was given as a child. They called me "gifted". Now that sounds like a nice label to have that you should be proud of, but for me it came at a time when I wanted to just fit in with others, those pre-teen years are so important as a child goes through so many changes to just be able to be accepted by their peers that a label can make them squirm with uncomfortable feelings of "being different", of "not fitting in". I wanted out of the program and my parents listened and didn't keep me feeling "labeled".

So in conclusion, even if your child or loved one has an issue, be very careful about using that "label". They are unique individuals and should be celebrated for who they are, not labeled and put into a group they may not feel they fit into.

Early or late?

Are you normally...

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Clip-art modified by author in word.

Do you pick your nose?

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Speed Devils

Do you speed?

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Favorite color

What is your favorite color?

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How much cash?

How much cash do you carry?

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Clothing - Clip-art modified by author in word.

Clothing outdated
Clothing outdated

I quit wearing clothes because...

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Toilet Paper over or under? - Below photo from wikipedia.

Does the toilet paper go over or under the roll?

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Over or Under?

Over or Under?
Over or Under?

Cats or Dogs? - Clip art from Word.

Do you like cats or dogs?

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Can you whistle?

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Do you work?

Do you have a paying job?

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"Child Psychology" or "Spanking", November 25,1933

Is it okay to spank your children?

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Can you cross your eyes?

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Do you rent or own your home?

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Do you dream? - Photo credit is simply clip art re-colored in Word by this author.

Do you remember your dreams?

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~Julian Lennon~

I've found constancy and balance between creativity and normality.

Photo credit, a little color change with some clip art

Do you believe in UFOs?

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Model Tee Matthews in White One-Piece Swimsuit by Cole of CA, Sitting on Dock at Cypress Gardens

What do you wear when you swim or sunbathe?

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Your under garments - Just for Men

Boxer or Briefs?

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Are you just like everyone else? - Or do you stand out in a crowd?

Do you think you are normal?

More clip art

How often do you eat out?

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African Buffalo Calf Nose-To-Nose with a Yellow-Billed Oxpecker

Do you like your nose?

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Created this photo combining an changing some other clips.

Which do you prefer blonde brunette perhaps a redhead
Which do you prefer blonde brunette perhaps a redhead

Which do you prefer?

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We have normality.

I repeat, we have normality. Anything you still can't cope with is therefore your own problem.

Douglas Adams

Are you Bilingual?

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Big Bang Theory - I Heart Len Nerd

Big Bang Theory - I Heart Len Nerd

Do you think you are a nerd?

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Ever been in Love? - Photo credit, same as above


Have you ever been in love?

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How can a woman be expected

to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.

~Oscar Wilde

Which is harder?

Which is harder to control

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What are you?

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Do you prefer...

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Window or Aisle seat?

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Green Apple with a Question Mark Painted on It

Did you answer every one of these polls?

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An Extremely Tall Man Seen in the Middle of Four Men of Normal Height

Breeding Short Legged Ancon Ram to Normal Ewe, Produces a Short Breed Lamb Which Cannot Jump Fences

Drop your normal and abby-normal thoughts below.

Or if you have a question you would like to add post it here. If it peaks our interest we will add it to the questionaire!

Thanks for participating!

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    • siobhanryan profile image


      7 years ago

      Blessed- great quiz-conclusion I am far from normal

    • LisaDH profile image


      7 years ago

      Very fun page!

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      8 years ago

      I lyk

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      8 years ago

      I use to have hard time because I was not normal, but now I'm loving it ;)

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      8 years ago

      Fun Quiz.... I guess I choose NOT to be normal, it is more fun!

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      Brookelorren LM 

      9 years ago

      This page was a lot of fun. Giving it an angel blessing.

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      9 years ago

      fun & thought-provoking, found out I'm abby-normal

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      9 years ago

      a lot of great questions tht made me have to think, a lot of fun!

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      9 years ago

      Great fun, believing you are normal is a cognitive function called the 'anchoring heuristic' which means that we tend to think that our personal views and attitudes are also held by lots of other people and we are therefore 'normal'. Of course in reality we are all highly different and strange, in a quirky nice sorta way.

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      9 years ago from Yorkshire, England

      fun but I still don't know if I am normal or not LOL

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      9 years ago

      This was fun! I would much rather stand out than run with a "herd' of anything!

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      9 years ago

      It's so enjoyable with your quiz .. dear Linda. I do love it. 5 stars for you :)

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      Mary Beth Granger 

      9 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      Fun quizzes!


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