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I am a 40 something year old mother of 2. I have always been interested in crafts since my sister and I spent summer weeks with my Grandmother, who was a very crafty lady, while my mother was in college. I mostly quilt since I seem to have an obsession with owning large quantities of fabric, but at one point or another think I have tried almost every craft out there.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007


This is a Dr. Phil test that was sent to me in an email. I thought it was kind of fun and interesting. A few people around me at work took it and it seems fairly accurate. I scored a 47. Give it a try and let me know what you get.

Don't be overly sensitive! Answers are for who you are now --- not who you were in the past. Have pen or pencil and paper ready.
This is a real test given by the Human Relations Dept. at many of the major corporations today. It helps them get better insight concerning their employees and prospective employees. It's only 10 Simple questions, so grab a pencil and paper, keeping track of your letter answers to each question.

1. When do you feel your best?

a) in the morning
b) during the afternoon &and early evening
c) late at night

2. You usually walk...

a) fairly fast, with long steps
b) fairly fast, with little steps
c) less fast head up, look ing the world in the face
d) less fast, head down
e) very slowly

3. When talking to people you...

a) stand with your arms folded
b) have your hands clasped
c) have one or both your hands on your hips
d) touch or push the person to whom you are talking
e) play with your ear, touch your chin, or smooth your hair

4. When relaxing, you sit with...

a) your knees bent with your legs neatly side by side
b) your legs crossed
c) your legs stre tched out or straight
d) one leg curled under you

5. When something really amuses you, you react with...

a) big appreciated laugh
b) a laugh, but not a loud one
c) a quiet chuckle
d) a sheepish smile

6. When you go to a party or social gathering ! you...

a) make a loud entrance so everyone notices you
b) make a quiet entrance, looking around for someone you know
c) make the quietest entrance, trying to stay unnoticed

7. You're working very hard, concentrating hard, and you're interrupted...

a) welcome the break
b) feel extremely irritated
c) vary between these two extremes

8. Which of the following colors do you like most?

a) Red or orange
b) black
c) yellow or light blue
d) green
e) dark blue or purple
f) white
g) brown or gray

9. When you are in bed at night, in those last few moments before going to sleep you are...

a) stretched out on your back
b) stretched out face down on your stomach
c) on your side, slightly curled
d) with your head on one arm
e) with your head under the covers

10. You often dream that you are...

a) falling
b) fighting or struggling
c) searching for something or somebody
d) flying or floating
e) you usually have dreamless sleep
f) your dreams are always pleasant


1. (a) 2 (b) 4 (c) 6
2. (a) 6 (b) 4 (c) 7 (d) 2 (e) 1
3. (a) 4 (b) 2 (c) 5 (d) 7 (e) 6
4. (a) 4 (b) 6 (c) 2 (d) 1
5. (a) 6 (b) 4 (c) 3 (d) 5 (e) 2
6. (a) 6 (b) 4 (c) 2
7. (a) 6 (b) 2 (c) 4
8. (a) 6 (b) 7 (c) 5 (d) 4 (e) 3 (f) 2 (g) 1
9. (a) 7 (b) 6 (c) 4 (d) 2 (e) 1
10. (a) 4 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 5 (e) 6 (f) 1

Now add up the total number of points.
OVER 60 POINTS: Others see you as someone they should "handle with care." You're seen as vain, self-centered, and who is extremely dominant. Others may admire you, wishing they could be more like you, but don't always trust you, hesitating to become too deeply involved with you.
51 TO 60 POINTS: Others see you as an exciting, highly volatile, rather impulsive personality; a natural leader, who's quick to make decisions, though not alwa ys the right ones. They see you as bold and adventuresome, someone who will try anything once; someone who takes chances and enjoys an adventure. They enjoy being in your company because of the excitement you radiate.
41 TO 50 POINTS: Others see you as fresh, lively, charming, amusing, practical, and always interesting; someone who's constantly in the center of attention, but sufficiently well-balanced not to let it go to their head. They also see you as kind, considerate, and understanding; someone who'll always cheer them up and help them out.
31 TO 40 POINTS: Others see you as sensible, cautious, careful & practical. They see you as clever, gifted, or talented, but modest. Not a person who makes friends too quickly or easily, but someone who's extremely loyal to friends you do make and who expect the same loyalty in return. Those who really get to know you realize it takes a lot to shake your trust in your friends, but equally that it takes you a long time to get over if that trust is ever broken.
21 TO 30 POINTS: Your friends see you as painstaking and fussy. They see you as very cautious, extremely careful, a slow and steady plodder. It would really surprise them if you ever did something impulsively or on the spur of the moment, expecting you to examine everything carefully from every angle and then, usually decide against it. They think this reaction is caused partly by your careful nature.
UNDER 21 POINTS: People think you are shy, nervous, and indecisive, someone who needs looking after, who always wants someone else to make the decisions & who doesn't want to get involved with anyone or anything! They see you as a worrier who always sees problems that don't exist. Some people think you're boring. Only those who know you well know that you aren't.


Blogger Libby said...

32 - I would have to say that's just about right *s*

11:39 AM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Yup...48, that's me "well-balanced". Thanks for sharing that was fun.

12:38 PM  
Blogger joyce said...

I came out 47 but would think I'm more like 31 to 40.

2:17 PM  
Blogger hardenbrookgirl said...

Interesting! I came out either a 45 or a 48 because I have two primary sleeping positions and neither is more dominant. I think I'm much more like a 31-40 however - just like Joyce.

2:46 PM  
Blogger Shelina said...

I got a 35, which is apparently the range everybody else wants! It seems to accurately fit me.

3:26 PM  
Blogger floribunda said...

I'm a 35, too -- the description is pretty much "me"! Interesting quiz...

8:42 PM  
Blogger Morah said...

Fun! Scored either a 37 or 41 which means I'm on the cusp. Could'nt pick a fav color! Hmmmm could that be my stash problem!? Funny thing? I'm just a bit of both and when combined, the descriptions make sense in my world...except for the well-balanced!

7:37 AM  
Blogger Carol said...

Very interesting...I came out 41...I had the hardest time with the color...

6:29 PM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

I was a 35, it sounds just like me! thank, this was fun!

10:24 PM  
Blogger gwen said...

Thank you for sharing this fun test. I came up with 41 points and like Carol had difficulties with choosing a color. A sign for quilters?!

2:39 PM  
Blogger Sweet P said...

I got 36. The description fits me to a T. I wonder why so many of us seem to be in the same category. What do you think Dr. Phil would say about it?

2:16 PM  
Blogger Norma said...

I took this test and scored 35. I would have to say that the corresponding comments are pretty accurate!

12:20 AM  
Blogger Mama Koch said...

36- Pretty accurate actually.

3:17 PM  
Blogger Linda_J said...

45 here---but I could not pick one color that is my "fav"--doubt that would have changed things much though. Probably a pretty true assessment.

6:51 PM  
Blogger anne bebbington said...

41 for me and I'd say they got it just about right :o)

3:41 PM  

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