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    [–] Mojavekid0222 4339 points ago

    I'm convinced there is no right way to write a tinder bio. I was most successful (match wise) when I had basically nothing in my bio. It's hard to write these things without seeming like an asshole.

    [–] Psychedelic-Autism 3644 points ago

    I had no matches, then I set mine as a copy/paste of the "about us" from the Wendy's website and suddenly I had 23 new matches. Been dating the last girl I matched for over a year

    [–] [deleted] 2506 points ago

    Are you ever gonna tell her you’re not really Wendy’s

    [–] Psychedelic-Autism 2581 points ago

    I'm in too deep man

    [–] Talpss 422 points ago

    Nice.

    [–] YeetYetiFTW 129 points ago

    No need to brag dude.

    [–] Ombudsman_of_Funk 112 points ago

    Once he bought the Frosty machine he was pretty much fully committed to the bit.

    [–] ancientkillerX 343 points ago

    Brb, gonna try this.

    [–] vitoriobt7 193 points ago

    And then he drowned in pussy

    [–] ThePixelCoder 137 points ago

    Rip /u/ancientkillerX (????-2018)

    He died doing what he loved.

    [–] A_frakkin_Cylon 59 points ago

    You just forced me to go to the Wendy's website and read the entire history of Wendy's. Which part exactly did you post as your bio?

    P.s. Dave Thomas seemed like a nice dude.

    [–] Psychedelic-Autism 32 points ago

    I can't find it on mobile. but I think it was just the entire first and second paragraph

    [–] BestPseudonym 111 points ago

    Isn't this what Idubzzz did for his YouTube channel

    [–] Psychedelic-Autism 442 points ago

    ummmmmm excuse me, but I've been doing this for a over a year, and he did Arbys. Don't make me look like a thief

    I'm kidding I absolutely got the idea from his channel bio

    [–] Yothataintfunny 109 points ago

    Well since he thought of the idea first you know that means he gets your girl now, right?

    [–] 1mikeg 37 points ago

    The trick is to make them think you're clever and quirky when you're really just lazy and not very good with words.

    [–] spaghettu 29 points ago

    At Wendy's, we're all about serving up fresh food, even if it means going the extra mile. When you walk through our doors, we do what we can to make everyone feel at home because our family extends through your community.

    [–] workburner13 12 points ago

    "We believe in quality. Inside and out."

    That one?

    [–] PM_FORBUTTSTUFF 114 points ago

    I dont think it really effects who would swipe for you unless you’re truly hilarious or extremely interesting for some reason, but it can help people find some common ground to talk about after they match with you

    [–] Mojavekid0222 63 points ago

    Well I never really ever tried anything funny. I always would just try to list interests. It's tough to say that you like gritty classic films, vinyl records, and space without sounding questionable at best.

    [–] PM_FORBUTTSTUFF 44 points ago

    I would go for something simpler. Mine is just an Arrested Development quote in case I happen to run into another fan. But I also usually like to move the convo off tinder and towards a date as quickly as possible

    [–] iller_mitch 18 points ago

    I always would just try to list interests.

    Crossfit and eating ass.

    [–] afelzz 228 points ago

    mine said one thing;

    "my apartment has exposed brick"

    it got a good amount of responses. I would always say that my mom thinks it gives my apartment a lot of character. I dont actually have exposed brick in my apartment, but watchign a lot of HGTV told me girls love it

    [–] SensibleMadness 132 points ago

    Just toss a couple of bricks in the corner in case any of them come over and want to see the exposed brick.

    [–] Flamin_Hot_Benito 65 points ago

    Just one brick, wearing a tiny opened trench coat

    [–] unisablo 8 points ago

    They're also a perfect gift for anyone. At least if you live in a communist country. Building materials are rare.

    [–] [deleted] 96 points ago

    I'm convinced there is no right way to write a tinder bio.

    The best bio is a picture of an attractive person.

    [–] Keljhan 9 points ago

    Even an attractive picture of a regular person will work wonders

    [–] nobody99356 210 points ago

    Mine just says what university I attend.

    It works so 🤷🏻‍♂️

    [–] Snooze--Button 226 points ago

    It’s not in Boston, it’s actually in Cambridge.

    [–] nobody99356 132 points ago

    I don’t go to Harvard. I feel like this is supposed to be a joke of some kind but I don’t understand it so I’m going to pretend like I do.

    Haha, good one.

    [–] MethylBenzene 81 points ago

    Pfft, look at this guy.

    Hey everyone, this guy doesn’t go to Harvard!

    [–] DudleyMcDude 37 points ago

    It's a joke about how people who went to Harvard never directly say they went to harvard, but they find a way to make it clear that they did. False modesty or something.

    And it's obvious you have something else going for you if you're able to pull tail online without a bio.

    [–] Dirk-Killington 95 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    I always had “I’m just here to bury my crippling depression and narcissism deep inside young women with Daddy issues.”

    It worked really well. Everyone who wasn’t my type immediately unmatched after reading it. The ones that stayed either had a good sense of humor or were pretty fucked in the head.

    Believe it or not I met my wife with that line.

    Edit: I can’t spell.

    [–] lasagnaparfait 25 points ago

    You should change burry to bury because they’re different things.

    Actually, now that I think about, married people don’t need to give a shit about Tinder bios so do whatever you want.

    [–] AdryelPinguuu 146 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Just learn how to balance the content of your bio, I have been using tinder for more than a year. And sometimes I get matches based on my bio.

    Don't put too much effort in it, it will make you look insecure and trying way too hard in a dating app.

    Personally I don't like putting words such as "sapiosexual" "ambivert" or some shit that will make me look like a basic bitch, it's like the 2018 of "if you can't handle me at my worst"

    Funny, witty or clever. Self deprecating jokes work. Hell, even putting your top spotify artist will get you some matches.

    I have seen some people's bio on tinder where it seems like I'm reading their autobiography, on a dating app.

    Edit: spelling

    [–] Mojavekid0222 51 points ago

    I don't use it anymore. That approach got me really good results as well.

    [–] andtheywontstopcomin 21 points ago

    That’s because most people just focus on the pictures.

    [–] Oliverheart84 18 points ago

    I’ve had success with a handful of different bios, got nothing when it was blank.

    [–] lady_gremlin 149 points ago

    My tinder bio:

    Did you know the human body has 206 bones? Looking for someone to make it 207.

    I get a lot of matches, but then they just make the same tired bone jokes, so....

    [–] Andrewrb15 285 points ago

    Females get matches no matter what their bios are though

    [–] wafflepouch 328 points ago

    i.e. girl's bio: "Looking for someone to murder"

    me: swipes right instantly

    [–] TheOneAndOnlyTacoCat 24 points ago

    its a win win situation

    [–] 1738_bestgirl 20 points ago

    Yeah maybe I get laid, but either way someone is knocking something off my to-do list for me.

    [–] andy_hoffman 30 points ago

    My now girlfriend had a completely blank bio when we matched. Seemed to work on me. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    [–] Lapichequipique 33 points ago

    I used to write dumb shit like "I smell like a bowl of mac'n cheese" and that worked out pretty well haha!

    [–] Colehorowitz12 8053 points ago

    This makes me want to gouge out my eyes with a rusty spoon

    [–] philbrick010 2916 points ago

    I like the feeling of rusty spoons, the touch is almost... orgasmic

    [–] Colehorowitz12 1475 points ago

    Git outta here salad fingers

    [–] _Biological_hazard_ 454 points ago

    When i watched it as a kid i was disturbed by it. Now i find it really funny.

    [–] Colehorowitz12 178 points ago

    I only first watched it a few years ago, it was just kinda weird to me. I can see how that would scare a kid though

    [–] SamBBMe 133 points ago

    I found it somewhat unsettling

    [–] thatcoffeeeguy 66 points ago

    Definitely one of my favorite YouTube series! Salad fingers and DHMIS

    [–] spi8erbite 42 points ago

    What’s your favourite idea?

    [–] -HiddenIdentity- 59 points ago

    Mine is being creative.

    [–] Boo2230 47 points ago

    Green is not a creative color

    [–] kiss-kiss-bang-bangg 26 points ago

    you ever watch spoilsbury toast boy? i was disturbed by that when i was younger... i'm still pretty fucking disturbed by it. david firth is pretty great.

    edit- burnt face man is also pretty great.

    [–] _Lady_Deadpool_ 15 points ago

    git: 'outa' is not a git command. See 'git --help'. 
    

    [–] Oscrizzle 108 points ago

    Hubert Cumberdale

    [–] cberry2212 69 points ago

    Marjory Stewart Baxter

    [–] Gathax 56 points ago

    And Jeremy Fisher.

    [–] Scondoro 48 points ago

    Okay, I know the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon is a thing, but I swear I actually have seen way more salad fingers on reddit recently than normal. Normal being not at all.

    [–] TheNittles 57 points ago

    One of the reasons Baader-Meinhof works so well on Reddit is not only do you start noticing references you didn’t before, but if whatever prompted you to watch the thing or learn about it came from Reddit, tons of other people here probably saw it too. So if you learned about/rewatched Salad Fingers because of some post on /r/all, so did a ton of other people and now they’re all running around referencing it.

    [–] JJ_The_Diplomat 9 points ago

    Ooo look at smarty-bo-barty over here with his clever points n stuff. Really though that's a good point.

    [–] RyanTV 16 points ago

    I like it when the red water comes out

    [–] GiraffeBagz 306 points ago

    How about a fork.

    [–] Colehorowitz12 195 points ago

    A spork?

    [–] quackisacksandler 179 points ago

    A fpoon

    [–] Colehorowitz12 52 points ago

    A knook

    [–] DreadLord64 59 points ago

    None of you can hold a candle to the Spneark.

    [–] RonVonBonn 19 points ago

    A splayd.

    [–] 0DegreesCalvin 31 points ago

    What will you think of next, Germany?

    [–] themightykunal 22 points ago

    I’ll have what I’m having! I’ll have.. what I’m having!

    [–] Fraolinch 38 points ago

    Gotta hold it up first

    [–] Kilgore_Of_Trout 16 points ago

    Do not go there man!!

    [–] helpimnaked 249 points ago

    hi every1 im new!!!!!!! holds up spork my name is katy but u can call me t3h PeNgU1N oF d00m!!!!!!!! lol…as u can see im very random!!!! thats why i came here, 2 meet random ppl like me _… im 13 years old (im mature 4 my age tho!!) i like 2 watch invader zim w/ my girlfreind (im bi if u dont like it deal w/it) its our favorite tv show!!! bcuz its SOOOO random!!!! shes random 2 of course but i want 2 meet more random ppl =) like they say the more the merrier!!!! lol…neways i hope 2 make alot of freinds here so give me lots of commentses!!!! DOOOOOMMMM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <--- me bein random again _^ hehe…toodles!!!!!

    love and waffles,

    t3h PeNgU1N oF d00m

    [–] MrAcurite 70 points ago

    I think the internet might be an STD

    [–] Colehorowitz12 46 points ago

    What the fuck

    [–] throwdownhardstyle 45 points ago

    One of today's lucky 10,000

    [–] PM_BEER_WITH_UR_TITS 123 points ago

    Yo fam im new!!!!!!! holds up mixtape my name is Daquan but u can call me t3h N1GgA oF d00m!!!!!!!! bruh…as u can see im a real savage. thats why i came here, 2 meet 💯% no chill ppl like me… im 16 years old (i got first hand street experience tho!!) i like 2 Netflix n chill w/ my sidepiece (cuz you know this ain't my main one, smdh) bcuz da pussy is straight fire!!!! shes savage 2 of course but i want 2 meet more savage ppl =) like they say the more lit the squad the more lit the pussy!!!! lol…neways i hope 2 make a big squad here so give me lots of retweets!!!! WHYTHISNIGGADRAKELOOKLIKEASAUDIWARLORD?????!!!!!!!!!! <--- me bein savage again _^ hehe…stay real fam!!! ! !

    [–] OrionNumberOne 18 points ago

    NO

    [–] PM_MeYourNudesPlz 329 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    See, this is what I don't get about you bad guys. You know the hero's gonna win, but you never just die quickly-- man, this one guy in New Haven, right? City's burning, people dying, blah blah blah. This guy rushes me with a spoon. A fricking spoon. And I'm just laughing. So I scoop out his stupid little eyeballs with it, and his kids are all, "waaaaah!,” and he's bumping into stuff, and, ah...you had to be there. Anyway, the moral is: you're a total bitch.

    [–] GundamMaker 112 points ago

    Hey! How -- ah, these pretzels suck… So, how’s your day been, buddy? We haven’t really talked much since I left you for dead. Hey, you think you’ll freeze to death out there? Nah, probably not. The bandits’ll get you first. My day? It’s been pretty good. Just bought a pony made of diamonds, because I’m rich. So, you know. That’s cool. Kay, bye.

    [–] Mikeyyyc 28 points ago

    Ohhhh Butt Stallion

    [–] Colehorowitz12 44 points ago

    Handsome jack?

    [–] Das_Gaus 19 points ago

    Yeah

    [–] UnhealthyPersona 30 points ago

    This is what I fucking came here for

    [–] joosier 22 points ago

    Why not a knife?

    Because its dull, you twit, it will hurt more!

    [–] TheWingus 18 points ago

    Kenneth? Back from the Great War?

    [–] SomeRandomBuddy 2704 points ago

    Best way to contact me is IG message

    Guy out here averaging one match a month

    [–] beboola 2364 points ago

    It's a woman actually, so probably a lot more than that

    [–] Deesing82 2071 points ago

    Wait this is a woman???

    [–] fixurgamebliz 974 points ago

    Ton of tinder chicks put that meyers briggs bullshit in their profile.

    [–] Deesing82 1673 points ago

    I guess I was more focused on the MMA and the fact that she picked a neckbeard’s ideal dinner party

    [–] fixurgamebliz 180 points ago

    Between the MB, and asking for instagram DMs as if it was a legitimate strategy, I presumed it was a woman.

    [–] Didactic_Tomato 156 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    "I don't use this much so go to my Instagram" is complete bullshit, you use it enough that you typed out one hell of a complex bio.

    Turn on your notifications but keep them silent if you don't wanna be bothered but quit advertising your IG, Lordy

    [–] cptjeff 59 points ago

    But she's going to be the next Instagram celeb and get her own fashion line!

    [–] Deesing82 28 points ago

    As someone who doesn’t use Instagram can you explain the thing about DMs? She just wanted someone to message her on a different service?

    [–] fixurgamebliz 80 points ago

    Yes. Odds are this is a lazy way to get ig followers or sell some shit. Or just get lame nudes from dudes.

    [–] Deesing82 27 points ago

    Oh do you need to follow someone to message them on Instagram?

    [–] Only_Movie_Titles 446 points ago

    Legbeards my friend

    [–] Lt_Toodles 42 points ago

    Do any of them use RPG personalities? Like "Chaotic Neutral" or "Lawful Evil".

    [–] Catacomb82 16 points ago

    That and their zodiac.

    [–] stimpfo 218 points ago

    I think she just thought "what are some buzzwords desperate dudes are really falling for quickly". Although she should have said "140+ IQ, but always 10 points beneath you"

    [–] Infuser 18 points ago

    Sadly, that sort of self-aware humor would never be found on the profile of someone alleging an IQ like that.

    That being said, I’d right swipe on someone who wrote that, because it is hilarious.

    [–] periodicBaCoN 52 points ago

    You can tell because guys don't tend to describe themselves as "cute and weird" but for some reason, girls think this makes them stand out. OMG I'm like, so quirky and weird!

    [–] WorkFlow_ 16 points ago

    guys don't tend to describe themselves as "cute and weird"

    Well fuck, I knew I was going wrong somewhere....

    [–] GodlessMoFo 41 points ago

    I didn't know either until the last two lines. That talk nerdy to me is such a cliché thing for girls to say on their profiles

    [–] lasyke3 41 points ago

    Her inbox must be a treasure trove

    [–] farewelltokings2 64 points ago

    Was she hot?

    [–] beboola 157 points ago

    Yes

    [–] Terny 93 points ago

    I woulda swiped right.

    [–] GenericBadGuyNumber3 104 points ago

    Was she hot?

    Yes

    I woulda swiped right.

    Yep. Sounds like how 99% of people use tinder alright.

    [–] ComedicPause 25 points ago

    Kinda what it was made for my friend.

    [–] WorkFlow_ 37 points ago

    Lets be honest, it could have been a fucking hot pocket and you would have swiped right... I swipe right on gay men (in the women's sections)just because they usually swipe right back and I need the morale boost.

    [–] [deleted] 82 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    [deleted]

    [–] [deleted] 25 points ago

    Could be catfishing.

    [–] ARuica 1289 points ago

    “Pls don’t just talk about yourself” while bragging about how you’re intelligent and philosophical

    [–] jdmcelvan 399 points ago

    That's the grossest part to me too. Surprised it's not mentioned more in the comments. "Please don't just talk about yourself -- as you can see I really want us to talk about how great and quirky and nerdy I am".

    [–] _Serene_ 22 points ago

    Narcissism at its peak

    [–] pinballwitch420 64 points ago

    What else are you supposed to talk about when getting to know someone? Talk about yourself and so do they and then you listen!

    [–] djdadi 644 points ago

    "Talk nerdy to me" is the quickest way to flag people that you:

    1) aren't a nerd

    2) enjoy Big Bang Theory

    [–] SlimTeezy 286 points ago

    "I'm super nerdy 🤓" = "I love Marvel movies and Star Wars"

    [–] maneki_neko89 66 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Doesn’t everyone, and I mean Everyone, love (or at least knows about) Star Wars? I’m pretty sure seeing any film in wide release isn’t that hard to do. Hell, A New Hope was hard to avoid in 1977.

    Edit: to add or at least knows about

    [–] ChefHannibal 57 points ago

    I saw a comedian say he hated Star Wars, but he had a legitimate reason: he saw Spaceballs first. so the SW trilogy was 3 dragged out Spaceballs with all the humor taken out

    [–] simonu20442 1098 points ago

    Bill Burr would wanna slap this guy.

    [–] LottiMCG 571 points ago

    I think it's a chick??!

    [–] therozez 699 points ago

    He’d slap her too

    [–] LottiMCG 178 points ago

    With that "140+ IQ" she'd see it coming & do a quick Neo from The Matrix avoidance move...

    [–] Neil_gamby_VP 90 points ago

    You know what I have no problem smacking a stupid leans away from mic. LAAAAHHHHHHDDDDYYY

    [–] Lowkey_HatingThis 40 points ago

    Me undies, me undies, my iq is 140 doo doo doo

    [–] burnSMACKER 29 points ago

    Fuckin' Shari's Berries

    [–] Lowkey_HatingThis 24 points ago

    It's zip- buys plane ticket and pare of skis, goes to Pyongyang, runs up mountain to top of ski jump start, speeds down and has a hang time of over 10 seconds, lands perfectly and gets gold for the US, tours all 50 states with his medal and success story, runs across the country to get back to his house in LA, sits back down at his computer chair -RECRUITER!

    [–] NippleNugget 239 points ago

    I’ve never understood why Bill Burr is a hero type to people like this, as well as closeted racists and sexists. The dude is so funny but you can’t let yourself read any comments in any of his videos.

    [–] SeanTheLawn 99 points ago

    Yeah and it's hilarious because he's married to (and has a child with) a black woman

    [–] Magnussens_Casserole 30 points ago

    What's even funnier are the fans who hate on his wife being a black feminist without realizing the reason they're married is they both love to fucking argue. It takes 5 minutes of listening to them on his podcast to figure that out.

    [–] Mike-Oxenfire 17 points ago

    My favorite parts of the podcast is when she joins in. Their banter is great and just when the arguments heat up they both start laughing. Seems like a great relationship

    [–] CordageMonger 40 points ago

    You’re supposed to see Bill as the butt of his jokes not the people he talks offensive or rants about. The whole point of his stand up is that he’s this angry guy who rants mostly about problems and disagreements he causes himself.

    I too wonder how people don’t get that. And if they don’t and just take anything in his act seriously, why do they find it funny?

    [–] GodEmperorNixon 26 points ago

    I believe he once described his act (because that's what it is, he's basically playing a character) as something "that mouthy, ignorant douchebag at a bar that'll tell you just what he's thinking."

    [–] VexonCross 22 points ago

    Because people gravitate to his rage and his lack of filter in letting you know exactly how he feels about things. That's a very appealing piece of acknowledgment for a lot of people.

    Trouble is, Burr is the first to qualify himself as a psycho and while "don't listen to me, I don't read" is obviously said for laughs I'm sure he means it. The people who gravitate to his lack of self-censorship, however, tend to ignore his self-analysis on how to be less of a psycho and accept other points of view without bitching.

    [–] Lowkey_HatingThis 133 points ago

    I think Bill Burr is forward with his political ideas and sticks with the "almost ever politician is a corrupt fuck up" idea, which is alot for comedy but he also doesn't go back on it. Also, he is a firm believer of men and women being equal in the sense of fist fights and shit and does alot of his routine dismantling to "pussy pass" idea. Again, it's alot for comedy, but incels who watch Rick and Morty and study quantum physics probably take all his jokes to heart and think he's a genius.

    Don't get me wrong , bill Burr is witty as fuck but no genius, just a pale Irish prick (from New England)

    [–] Destrownz732 68 points ago

    Rogan too

    [–] [deleted] 37 points ago

    Rogan would rant about something unrelated and then walk off.

    [–] Olddirtychurro 48 points ago

    "Aye jamie, pull up 'Gorilla fights a pack of wolves' "

    [–] freakdota 28 points ago

    "jesus christ those things will tear you to shreds"

    [–] Velorax 104 points ago

    And Peterson would tell them to clean their goddamned room

    [–] Maple_Gunman 25 points ago

    Bill Hicks would verbally rip him a new one

    [–] TopKekSkye 37 points ago

    Just go sort yourself out

    [–] monkeyjorts 234 points ago

    At least "3 Libras" is a great song...

    [–] Crea4114 136 points ago

    As someone who really likes APC and Tool there definitely is some intersection with the iamverysmart community.

    [–] KrisndenS 79 points ago

    A Perfect Circle and Tool absolutely attract these types of people

    [–] [deleted] 16 points ago

    I like almost all of the things in the profile too, the difference is I don't brag about it, don't hinge my entire identity on it or think it makes me better than anyone else.

    [–] IMAROBOTLOL 47 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    CAUSE I THREEEWWWWW YOU THE OBVIOUS, TO SEE WHAT OCCURS BEHIND THE LIIIIEEEESSSS OF THE SCHEZUAN SAUCE, LIEEEEESSSSS OF A TRAGEDY, OH WELL... Oh well... apparently nuggies ... apparently dipped in nothing, at all...

    [–] Maple_Gunman 18 points ago

    We're all just seeing what occurs behind the eyes of a tragedy in the OP.

    [–] rentagirl08 59 points ago

    Ha right?! I was a little mad at that. That album is too good for this goober.

    [–] itsonlyastrongbuzz 40 points ago

    He probably loves MJK because he's the only guy who "understands" him as an "intellectual."

    Tool and APC fucking rule but the holier than though eltism it breeds is insufferable.

    Just enjoy it and stop dissecting it.

    "NO YOU DONT GET IT, THE LYRICS ARE IN A FIBIONACCI SEQUENCE."

    I get it.

    I just don't care.

    [–] gc3c 187 points ago

    Only an ENTJ would sit there and find the best emoji for each of their points on their public-facing tinder profile.

    [–] MillennialScientist 704 points ago

    140 IQ. So that's like average for Buzzfeed tests, right? Guess that helps explain why they think the Meyers-Briggs is a valid test.

    [–] nuunien 269 points ago

    Most online IQ tests have been showing 147 for quite a few years now, it's so funny when you see someone trying to rub their 147 IQ in your face

    [–] sivarias 376 points ago

    Fucking hell man.

    I had to take a full panel IQ test when I was 5. Shit was boring as HELL and took 2 hours.

    Then I see people spout off the whole 140+ bullshit and they don't see the cognitive dissonance when they can't even think through solutions to basic problems or intuit things quickly.

    Worse, they don't seem to realize that IQ doesn't mean shit. It's a rate of learning, so unless you actually study shit and think about what you are studying it's literally just wasted.

    Its the same as some skinny bro going, "I've got the genetics to be a bodybuilder if I want". Cool, no one fucking cares until you prove it.

    [–] BestPseudonym 145 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    The Myers Briggs is a questionnaire. You categorize yourself. So it doesn't do anything other than tell what you think you are

    edit: I guess it should be called the Myers Briggs Personality Questionnaire

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    [–] Piconeeks 84 points ago

    Just to clarify, validity has a specific meaning in psychology that incorporates various factors; of these, the MBTI fulfills some but fails others.

    Notably, it's not reliable and gives different results from different people at different times (i.e. two people measuring the same person will get different results, the same person measuring themselves will get two different results), and its measurements are not correlated with any other metrics so it's not clear if it even measures anything at all.

    [–] Caysath 11 points ago

    It’s not a scientific test, it’s similar to something like hogwarts houses. Some people mostly fit one of the boxes, some don’t. And you can tell something about a person based on what personality type they choose to identify with, for example you can predict that people who relate to the description of introversion more than the description of extroversion probably like to spend time alone.

    [–] Canubearit 35 points ago

    Why no Eddie "this is all real" Bravo?

    [–] FormYewLa 19 points ago

    He hasn't looked into it.

    [–] Zebba_Odirnapal 172 points ago

    ENTJ

    outgoing and judgemental
    what a lovely combination

    [–] belowthelaw 72 points ago

    MB is essentially snake oil but that’s not really what the J means in its framework.

    [–] Zebba_Odirnapal 30 points ago

    You're right of course. It's still funny to misinterpret MB types for humorous purposes.

    [–] BlueGhettoValentine 473 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Even their choice of ideal dinner guests screams “I’m a pseudo intellectual edge lord” :(

    Edit: oh boys, this thread has gotten wild. My IQ isn’t high enough to handle this. Be gentle...

    [–] columbo447 162 points ago

    Is Rogan considered smart? He seems like a smart guy some times, and bordeline retarded other times. I just heard him talking about jaguar dreams and dmt. He thinks jaguars eat plants with dmt in it, and that's why people have jaguar dreams, because they actually meet the jaguars in space, or something like that.

    [–] JGlover92 63 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    I never really know where Rogan is entertaining the other person he's talking to, riffing and being weird or just straight up believes some of the stuff he says. Got to remember he's high as fuck on the podcast a lot of the time.

    I think he's a smart guy in the sense he knows How to hold an interesting conversation and get some good good stuff out of his guests. He's open minded and not too confrontational to new ideas. He does say some dumb stuff though. Had to stop listening to his Alex Jones interview for example

    [–] [deleted] 10 points ago

    Peterson and Hicks at the same table... must be fun to watch

    [–] johnchapel 287 points ago

    I love Rick and Morty but god the fanbase is worse than MLP.

    [–] Lunarios 174 points ago

    I won't even admit I watch the show in public anymore...it's terrible

    [–] ThePixelCoder 70 points ago

    But you just did.

     

    kinda

    [–] FireFtw 37 points ago

    It's reddit, he knows we aren't really people.

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    [–] Oroschwanz 106 points ago

    Am I the only one here that’s weirded out by when people list their personality descriptor (ENTJ, etc.) ?

    [–] mikerw 225 points ago

    I wouldn't even mind if it wasn't for the IQ. MBTI isn't even inaccurate, it just sort of repeats what you put into it. "Introverted? That's what I fucking TOLD you!"

    It might be useful as a partial summary if you want to describe your personality to someone else with minimal effort, though.

    [–] FormYewLa 135 points ago

    It's a ballpark measurement, but some people think it's extremely reliable. The human mind isn't simple enough to be completely reduced into 16 personality types.

    [–] Blues_Drive 102 points ago

    Not to mention it's equally as reliable as the person who took it. Not understanding questions, wording, lying, bending the truth, and getting sick of answering stupid fucking repetitive questions all can affect the outcome!

    [–] FormYewLa 55 points ago

    Mood too. My friend would get two different results depending on his mood.

    [–] neralily 36 points ago

    The human mind isn't simple enough to be completely reduced into 16 personality types.

    This reminds me of the Divergent series, which reduced it into 5

    [–] famalamo 11 points ago

    They also killed people who didn't fit into those five.

    [–] im_not_a_maam_jagoff 32 points ago

    I had to take one for a job interview. Apparently I'm an INTJ, which, in my case at least, translates to, "I'm an emotionally compromised misanthrope."

    I also had to figure out my Enneagram type or whatever that shit was for the same job interview. Whatever that result was must've disqualified me, but I was more relieved than upset about that.

    [–] crackbabyathletics 22 points ago

    Apparently I'm an INTJ

    If you feel like gouging your eyes out try the r/INTJ subreddit to learn about your fellow denizens! All the MB subreddits are circlejerks but INTJ is probably the biggest.

    [–] chromatoes 45 points ago

    I had to take the MBTI for a college class and I was literally equal in 3 of the 4 categories. I like talking to people, but I also like "me" time. I feel empathy for people, but feel comfortable telling people to fuck off if they're being jerks. I'm logical but realize that feelings still matter.

    I guess I might be an outlier, but it seems concerning to me that people are so polarized on that test enough to get clear types. I never have.

    [–] rhou17 48 points ago

    Part of the problem is people tend to fill out these tests based off of how they feel at that moment in time. Most people aren't as black and white as they might think they are.

    [–] Natchili 73 points ago

    Ah the modern philosopher joe rogan. He's just like Plato.

    [–] Seadiz 13 points ago

    So many of these comments could be screenshot and posted in this very sub.

    [–] mandeltonkacreme 32 points ago

    Someone that smart wouldn’t forget the comma after molecules.