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    What types do you find predictable?

    Do you appreciate predictability, or find it boring?

    Is predictability a rational thing?
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    can you predict the answers

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    I love predictability, honestly. I don't know.
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    I think it is likely a rational thing, to prefer predictability. It's brings a sense of stability and comfort, but I can understand how this would be stifling to irrationals.
    On a scale of types, from most predictable to least, I'd say Ij>Ej>Ip>Ep
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    Depends on what you mean by "predictable." My natural reaction to the word is to think of something akin to "boring," which I take to refer mostly to Delta introverts, perhaps Gamma introverts for the most part as well (at least the j subs), and also LIIs to an extent (although they certainly have many redeeming qualities). However, predictable as in reliable makes me think, obviously, of LSIs, as well as SLEs and some SEEs. I'm sure it applies to other types, but those are the most so in my personal experience.
    But, for a certainty, back then,
    We loved so many, yet hated so much,
    We hurt others and were hurt ourselves...

    Yet even then, we ran like the wind,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diana View Post
    None of that kind of unpredictability bothers me. I'm rather used to it, and tend to keep my own plans to myself, often surprising family members as well, so I can hardly fault anyone for that. Life could get a bit stale without a bit of that going on. The only kind of unpredictability that bothers me is the flakey kind, where a person may or may not follow through on what they said they would do. You're expecting someone to show up somewhere, and hours later they're still not there kind of thing. Or they said they'd mail a letter for you, and you find out they left it sitting in their car for 2 weeks or something.
    These are essentially my sentiments as well.
    But, for a certainty, back then,
    We loved so many, yet hated so much,
    We hurt others and were hurt ourselves...

    Yet even then, we ran like the wind,
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    I find people who easily stereotype others predictable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redbaron View Post
    What types do you find predictable?
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    predictable answer. :wink:
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    Quote Originally Posted by redbaron View Post
    predictable answer. :wink:
    What's the point in responding to predictable answers. Isn't that taking a predictable path. And when everything is predictable where is the sense of new?

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    EPs I find are most predictably unpredictable.
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    I value reliability. If someone says they'll be somewhere, they will be, etc. I sometimes like being surprised though, so predicting everything someone will do isn't always fun.

    Though I think if people are very hard to predict/spontaneous, you can sometimes predict that and not be surprised by it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mercutio View Post
    What's the point in responding to predictable answers. Isn't that taking a predictable path. And when everything is predictable where is the sense of new?
    All things are predictable in hindsight.



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    Predictable: INTj, ESFj, ESFp, ESTj, ENTj, ISFj, INFj, ISTp, ISTj, ESTp
    Unpredictable: INTp, ENTp, ENFp, ENFj, INFp

    I appreciate predictability when I'm busy and find it boring when I'm bored.

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    Abbie is so boring and rigid it's awesome instead of boring and rigid. She seems so practical and down-to-the-ground.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Director Abbie View Post
    I appreciate predictability when I'm busy and find it boring when I'm bored.
    Most things are boring when you're bored.



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    Hmm...

    Your supervisee might be predictable.

    Also your identical.
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    I think IJ's and xSxj's are the predictable types. I like it in the case of IJ's and even more so in the case of Se creatives.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Director Abbie View Post
    Predictable: INTj, ESFj, ESFp, ESTj, ENTj, ISFj, INFj, ISTp, ISTj, ESTp
    Unpredictable: INTp, ENTp, ENFp, ENFj, INFp

    I appreciate predictability when I'm busy and find it boring when I'm bored.
    I think that list makes sense. I prefer predictability in dating for sure. I offer enough unpredictability for the both of us.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Director Abbie View Post
    Predictable: INTj, ESFj, ESFp, ESTj, ENTj, ISFj, INFj, ISTp, ISTj, ESTp
    Unpredictable: INTp, ENTp, ENFp, ENFj, INFp

    I appreciate predictability when I'm busy and find it boring when I'm bored.
    Why ENFj? It breaks the pattern!



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    Quote Originally Posted by Brilliand View Post
    Why ENFj? It breaks the pattern!
    *shrug* I just don't bother trying to predict them. Otherwise, they might be. I haven't been around one often since second grade.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ritella View Post
    Over here, we'll put up with (almost) all of your crap. You just have to use the secret phrase: "I don't value it. It's related to <insert random element here>, which is not in my quadra."
    Quote Originally Posted by Aquagraph View Post
    Abbie is so boring and rigid it's awesome instead of boring and rigid. She seems so practical and down-to-the-ground.

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