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Personality Types


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Poll: Which Type Are You? (26 member(s) have cast votes)

Which Myers-Briggs Personality Type Are You?

  1. INTJ (Architect) (4 votes [15.38%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 15.38%

  2. INTP (Logician) (5 votes [19.23%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 19.23%

  3. ENTJ (Commander) (2 votes [7.69%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.69%

  4. ENTP (Debater) (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  5. INFJ (Advocate) (2 votes [7.69%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.69%

  6. INFP (Mediator) (4 votes [15.38%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 15.38%

  7. ENFJ (Protagonist) (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  8. ENFP (Campaigner) (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  9. ISTJ (Logistician) (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  10. ISFJ (Defender) (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  11. ESTJ (Executive) (1 votes [3.85%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.85%

  12. ESFJ (Consul) (1 votes [3.85%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.85%

  13. ISTP (Virtuoso) (5 votes [19.23%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 19.23%

  14. ISFP (Adventurer) (1 votes [3.85%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.85%

  15. ESTP (Entrepreneur) (1 votes [3.85%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.85%

  16. ESFP (Entertainer) (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#1 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 10 2022 - 4:05 PM

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So besides ants, this basic area of psychology has been of great interest to me lately. So in short, the Myers-Briggs personality types is a method of dividing people into 16 categories based off of how they see the world and think about things. Each type is unique and special, yet people of the same type often find they share a lot in common. 

 

Ever wonder why some people just don't want to be around lots of people, no matter how nice you are to them? Or maybe vice versa? Or, for example, why others can be so emotional and touchy, or so serious and unfeeling. Perhaps you've wondered why some people can't get their head out of the clouds and be productive, or why some just can't see the bigger picture and the beauty of simply pondering life's toughest questions. Well if you've ever thought something along these lines about another person, you're probably of a contrasting type. Or maybe you've thought those things about yourself, and you wonder if there's anyone else who can relate to you. This is exactly why I find the 16 personalities so fascinating. I've gained so much insight in my ways of thinking, and can better understand why others behave the way they do. 16personalities.com does an excellent job at describing each type in a relatable way. So if you're curious about the types, become a personality nerd like me! (This is NOT a promotional thing, just me being very into this topic lol)

 

So anyways, types are named in a sequence of 4 letters, which act as "Switches" between two options. The combination of different "switches" determines your type. 

 

Basically it goes like this:

 

Are you Introverted or Extraverted? (I/E)

Are you Intuitive or Sensing? (N/S)

Are you Feeling or Thinking? (F/T)

Are you Judging or Prospecting? (J/P)

 

(And trying to assess yourself by this list alone isn't very accurate at all, so I would recommend taking the test to avoid your own self bias.)

 

 

I'm curious to know you guy's types! Who knows? Perhaps different traits are more likely to take an interest in ants. I'm sure we'll soon find out.

 

 

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Type List/Descriptions


Edited by AntsDakota, March 10 2022 - 4:11 PM.

"God made..... all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. (including ants) And God saw that it was good. Genesis 1:25 NIV version


#2 Offline Jadeninja9 - Posted March 10 2022 - 4:38 PM

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INFJ-A. It’s super accurate.
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#3 Offline azzaaazzzz00 - Posted March 10 2022 - 4:39 PM

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I'm apparently a INJF-T, pretty accurate besides the part about how I'm insane at making people's day, for some reason I tend to do the opposite :lol:


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Been keeping ants since January of 2021

 

Always try new things, even if its hard, hard is not impossible. We are smart and it's good to be smart but not too smart for your own good.


#4 Offline ANTdrew - Posted March 10 2022 - 6:11 PM

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INFP- mediator
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"The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." Prov. 30:25
Keep ordinary ants in extraordinary ways.

#5 Online Manitobant - Posted March 10 2022 - 7:30 PM

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ISTP-A. This especially fits considering I’m autistic.

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#6 Online ColAnt735 - Posted March 10 2022 - 8:13 PM

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INTJ-T is very accurate. I hope the 99% judging isn't true though that means I am really really bad at dealing with unexpected challenges.

 

Results:

 

10% Extroverted   90% Introverted 

76% Intuitive    24% Observant

93% Thinking   7% Feeling

99% Judging    1% Prospecting

29% Assertive   71% Turbulent


Edited by ColAnt735, September 21 2022 - 6:15 PM.

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I have no clue what to put here.  :lol: 


#7 Offline NickAnter - Posted March 10 2022 - 8:19 PM

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INTP-A.

Assertive Logician. Quite accurate too.


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Species being kept:

 

 Solenopsis "plebeius", Camponotus maritimus, Formica cf. subaenescens, Formica cf. aerata, Lasius cf. americanus, Lasius aphidicola, Lasius brevicornis, Lasius nr claviger, Nylanderia vividula, Temnothorax nevadensis, Temnothorax chandleri, Temnothorax arboreus Solenopsis validiuscula, Solenopsis truncorum, Solenopsis xyloni, Formica perpilosa, Formica cf. lasiodes, Formica cf. neogagates Pogonomyrmex californicus, Pogonomyrmex salinus, and Myrmecocystus testaceus!!!!

 

Hoping to find this year:

Myrmecocystus, Liometopum occidentale, Camponotus essigi, Camponotus fragilis, Manica bradleyi, Formica perpilosa, Pheidole hyatti, and a Parasitic Formica sp.

 

People are stupid. It explains a lot...


#8 Offline Jadeninja9 - Posted March 10 2022 - 10:03 PM

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Looks like we won’t see many extroverted ant keepers lol
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#9 Offline PaigeX - Posted March 10 2022 - 10:04 PM

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ISFP-A. Was different about 10 years ago when i did the same test. I was more depressed back then and full of anxiety.
Since then i have gotten much better and now walk outside more. Thanks to any keeping. 


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Favourite Genus: Polyrhachis 

Most Favourite I'm keeping: Polyrhachis sp (so many sp), Colobopsis macrocephala, Dolichoderus scrobiculatus
Smaller ones: Carebara sp, Cardiocondyla sp, Stigmacros sp, Pheidole sp
 
Current Journals: Main   Myrmecia nigrocincta
My YouTube channel: Australian Polyrhachis

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#10 Offline Leptomyrmx - Posted March 10 2022 - 11:52 PM

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INTJ-T, I'm definitely an observer, not ant interact-er.

From a young age I've just sat and watched people.

that sounds so incredibly wrong. I mean their behaviours.


Edited by Leptomyrmx, March 10 2022 - 11:57 PM.

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My Ants:

Colonies: Camponotus humilior 1w, Opisthopsis rufithorax 11w, Aphaenogaster longiceps ~5w, Pheidole sp. ~235w ~15m, Iridomyrmex sp. 2q 1w, Brachyponera lutea 6w, Crematogaster sp. ~20w, Podomyrma sp. 1w

Queens: Polyrhachis cf. robinsoni, Polyrhachis (Campomyrma) sp. (likely infertile)

Previously Kept: Colobopsis gasseri, Technomyrmex sp., Rhytidoponera victorae, Nylanderia cf. rosae, Myrmecia brevinoda/forficata, Polyrhachis australis, Solenopsis/Monomorium

Key: Q = Queen, W = Worker, M = Major

Youtube Channel: Ants of Sydney - YouTube

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#11 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 11 2022 - 8:50 AM

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INTJ-T is very accurate. I hope the 100% judging isn't true though that means I am really really bad at dealing with unexpected challenges.

Well, Judging is beneficial as well, considering that Judging people often have a plan. Prospecting people, on the other hand, are less likely to even make plans.


INTP-A.

Assertive Logician. Quite accurate too.

You and me both. I'm quite satisfied with my traits.


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"God made..... all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. (including ants) And God saw that it was good. Genesis 1:25 NIV version


#12 Offline NicholasP - Posted March 11 2022 - 8:53 AM

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Me being an INFP-T is fairly true for me. It is true that I hate socializing with people I don't know or aren't friends with thinking of what they'd say of me.


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#13 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 11 2022 - 8:55 AM

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Looks like we won’t see many extroverted ant keepers lol

Yes; it appears that Introverted Intuitives make up about 2/3 of the votes thus far, although I believe Intuition is probably more important to taking an interest in ants. Intuition sees not what's in front of your face, but overarching concepts, systems, and ideas. So it is with ant keeping. I don't see my colony's present. I see their future, and their success. That's what makes ant keeping so enjoyable for me. If I wasn't exited about the endless possibilities for a min-civilization's growth, I would get bored with ants rather quickly. But hats off to the Sensing people who still take an interest anyways!


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"God made..... all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. (including ants) And God saw that it was good. Genesis 1:25 NIV version


#14 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 11 2022 - 8:57 AM

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Edited by AntsDakota, March 11 2022 - 9:01 AM.

"God made..... all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. (including ants) And God saw that it was good. Genesis 1:25 NIV version


#15 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 11 2022 - 8:58 AM

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INTJ-T, I'm definitely an observer, not ant interact-er.

From a young age I've just sat and watched people.

that sounds so incredibly wrong. I mean their behaviours.

That is quite normal for your type. All types with NT in the middle (INTJ, INTP, ENTJ, ENTP) share a fascination for systems, how people fit into them, and complex concepts.


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"God made..... all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. (including ants) And God saw that it was good. Genesis 1:25 NIV version


#16 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 11 2022 - 9:00 AM

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INFP- mediator

Quite fitting for such a wise member of this community.


"God made..... all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. (including ants) And God saw that it was good. Genesis 1:25 NIV version


#17 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 11 2022 - 9:01 AM

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Me being an INFP-T is fairly true for me. It is true that I hate socializing with people I don't know or aren't friends with thinking of what they'd say of me.

INxPs in general, however, love the inner mind, though. INFPs are known to be very creative, probably the most creative type of all.


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"God made..... all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. (including ants) And God saw that it was good. Genesis 1:25 NIV version


#18 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 11 2022 - 9:03 AM

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ISFP-A. Was different about 10 years ago when i did the same test. I was more depressed back then and full of anxiety.
Since then i have gotten much better and now walk outside more. Thanks to any keeping. 

What were you before? Obviously it was an Ixxx - T type.


Edited by AntsDakota, March 11 2022 - 9:04 AM.

"God made..... all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. (including ants) And God saw that it was good. Genesis 1:25 NIV version


#19 Offline AntsDakota - Posted March 11 2022 - 9:09 AM

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I'm apparently a INJF-T, pretty accurate besides the part about how I'm insane at making people's day, for some reason I tend to do the opposite :lol:

I'm sure that's more of an INFJ - A thing.


"God made..... all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. (including ants) And God saw that it was good. Genesis 1:25 NIV version


#20 Offline PaigeX - Posted March 11 2022 - 12:06 PM

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ISFP-A. Was different about 10 years ago when i did the same test. I was more depressed back then and full of anxiety.
Since then i have gotten much better and now walk outside more. Thanks to any keeping. 

What were you before? Obviously it was an Ixxx - T type.

 

My first ever test was i think Logician Personality INTP-A / INTP-T, 

Years later after some changes in life, i took it again and got Mediator Personality, INFP-A / INFP-T.
This time with more change in my life and more freedom in my mind set, I've got ISFP-A

 

I used to be in deep depression when younger. I loved to learn but couldn't retain the information all the time.
After some years later when I was no longer in depressed state and things starting to turn to the better, I took the test again.
This time things are progressing much better and I have more freedom in mind set, overall happier, I've also been going outside more because of ant keeping and it really has given me more motivation in life. 


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Favourite Genus: Polyrhachis 

Most Favourite I'm keeping: Polyrhachis sp (so many sp), Colobopsis macrocephala, Dolichoderus scrobiculatus
Smaller ones: Carebara sp, Cardiocondyla sp, Stigmacros sp, Pheidole sp
 
Current Journals: Main   Myrmecia nigrocincta
My YouTube channel: Australian Polyrhachis

My Instagram: australian_polyrhachis

 

May God Bless you.





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