Thursday, October 16, 2008

I don't usually post these, but this one is surprisingly accurate!

Your result for Are You a Jackie or a Marilyn? Or Someone Else? Mad Men-era Female Icon Quiz...

You Are a Marilyn!


You are a Marilyn -- "I am affectionate and skeptical."

Marilyns are responsible, trustworthy, and value loyalty to family, friends, groups, and causes. Their personalities range broadly from reserved and timid to outspoken and confrontative.

How to Get Along with Me

  • * Be direct and clear

  • * Listen to me carefully

  • * Don't judge me for my anxiety

  • * Work things through with me

  • * Reassure me that everything is OK between us

  • * Laugh and make jokes with me

  • * Gently push me toward new experiences

  • * Try not to overreact to my overreacting.

What I Like About Being a Marilyn

  • * being committed and faithful to family and friends

  • * being responsible and hardworking

  • * being compassionate toward others

  • * having intellect and wit

  • * being a nonconformist

  • * confronting danger bravely

  • * being direct and assertive

What's Hard About Being a Marilyn

  • * the constant push and pull involved in trying to make up my mind

  • * procrastinating because of fear of failure; having little confidence in myself

  • * fearing being abandoned or taken advantage of

  • * exhausting myself by worrying and scanning for danger

  • * wishing I had a rule book at work so I could do everything right

  • * being too critical of myself when I haven't lived up to my expectations

Marilyns as Children Often

  • * are friendly, likable, and dependable, and/or sarcastic, bossy, and stubborn

  • * are anxious and hypervigilant; anticipate danger

  • * form a team of "us against them" with a best friend or parent

  • * look to groups or authorities to protect them and/or question authority and rebel

  • * are neglected or abused, come from unpredictable or alcoholic families, and/or take on the fearfulness of an overly anxious parent

Marilyns as Parents

  • * are often loving, nurturing, and have a strong sense of duty

  • * are sometimes reluctant to give their children independence

  • * worry more than most that their children will get hurt

  • * sometimes have trouble saying no and setting boundaries

Take Are You a Jackie or a Marilyn? Or Someone Else? Mad Men-era Female Icon Quiz at HelloQuizzy


Jen - Queen of Poo said...

Very interesting! I could be a Marilyn, but the quiz had me as a Doris. I think it's because of the situation I was thinking of for the purpose of the quiz. We're probably all a little of all of them.

Fire Byrd said...

I'm obviously Winnie the Pooh, as in bear of little brain.... the quiz didn't tell me that, I worked it out for myself since I couldn't get at the quiz in the first place!!!

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Ronjazz said...

John's commercial aside...idiots... I actually prefer a Marilyn. Her intelligence, her passion. So yes, Blogget, that's fabulous. Now...trying to find a compatible test for men so you ladies can respond to it.

Blogget Jones said...

Jen -- You're probably right. These armchair-psychology quizzes are interesting, but we're multi-dimensional people! If I was thinking of a different situation, maybe I'd be a Doris, too!

Byrd -- I'm sorry! Maybe it wasn't working right?

John -- you're an ass.

Ron -- I'd love to see that! And thank you :o)


Real Live Lesbian said...

She's still such a beauty! I love that pic of her.

Daggum test won't work for me...but I'm betting that I'm a Marilyn, too! LOL