Friday, November 28, 2008

"Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night."

I just took this fun quiz, and this what it told me about myself;

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

You Are a Bette!

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You are a Bette -- "I must be strong"


Bettes are direct, self-reliant, self-confident, and protective.



How to Get Along with Me

  • * Stand up for yourself... and me.

  • * Be confident, strong, and direct.

  • * Don't gossip about me or betray my trust.

  • * Be vulnerable and share your feelings. See and acknowledge my tender, vulnerable side.

  • * Give me space to be alone.

  • * Acknowledge the contributions I make, but don't flatter me.

  • * I often speak in an assertive way. Don't automatically assume it's a personal attack.

  • * When I scream, curse, and stomp around, try to remember that's just the way I am.




What I Like About Being a Bette

  • * being independent and self-reliant

  • * being able to take charge and meet challenges head on

  • * being courageous, straightforward, and honest

  • * getting all the enjoyment I can out of life

  • * supporting, empowering, and protecting those close to me

  • * upholding just causes




What's Hard About Being a Bette

  • * overwhelming people with my bluntness; scaring them away when I don't intend to

  • * being restless and impatient with others' incompetence

  • * sticking my neck out for people and receiving no appreciation for it

  • * never forgetting injuries or injustices

  • * putting too much pressure on myself

  • * getting high blood pressure when people don't obey the rules or when things don't go right




Bettes as Children Often

  • * are independent; have an inner strength and a fighting spirit

  • * are sometimes loners

  • * seize control so they won't be controlled

  • * figure out others' weaknesses

  • * attack verbally or physically when provoked

  • * take charge in the family because they perceive themselves as the strongest, or grow up in difficult or abusive surroundings




Bettes as Parents

  • * are often loyal, caring, involved, and devoted

  • * are sometimes overprotective

  • * can be demanding, controlling, and rigid



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

Ok, I can live with that.

8 comments:

ChicagoLady said...

I bet Matt would agree with a lot that was listed there. I only know you through here, and even I was able to pick out some things that are definitely you!

LadyStyx said...

Neat quiz. I'll have to post my results over on my page...

Intense Guy said...

*agrees fully with ChicagoLady*

Spooky!

heathersister said...

Agreeing with ChicagoLady and Intense Guy. Yeah, kinda spooky. I would probably be a Jane Crawford or something. No maybe The Queen of England, oh I will just try it! I'll let you know.

The Blue Ridge Gal said...

I took the quiz twice and got different personality results each time... does that mean I am a Sybil? LMAO

KDLOST said...

HI! coming here from SITS. love your blog!

commenting on this particular one because my grandmother looked JUST (and i mean it was kind of scary) like ms davis here! :) i'll have to take the quiz!!! cheers!

heathersister said...

I am an Audrey.

Anna Lefler said...

Hey - I just took that quiz this morning and I'm a Bette, too!

Damn, I knew I liked you.

;^) Anna