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    Default Why do people dislike ISTPs?

    Why?

    I only read negative comments about them on this forum.

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    Because ENFps tend to need to vent when they're upset and can't vent to the same people who are upsetting them?

    I'm actually kind of infatuated with ISTps, but not in a gay way.

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    Really? I haven't noticed.

    I think I might be happiest when I'm around ISTps IRL. I'm happy with ESTjs, too, but they challenge me (duality isn't totally about comfort IMO) and I'm not as silly with them.

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    Simple answer: The forum, for a long time, has had a "Beta" atmosphere. Whether meant seriously or not, ISTp was not a "cool" type.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MatthewZ View Post
    Simple answer: The forum, for a long time, has had a "Beta" atmosphere. Whether meant seriously or not, ISTp was not a "cool" type.
    what a lame thing to put Betas on a pedestal... and ISTPs can be very cool.

    look at Bob Marley he was a legend and probably ISTP... I think ISTPs can be somewhat: cold, egoistical, too reliable on themselves and so dislike others who are into group things. They can become very much hardcore individualists and value people in terms of how independent they are to spend money together. They don´t give value to people who are not independent as they think should be, criticizing it and getting away from them.

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    LMAO @ Bob Marley as SLI. Seriously, that's the most fucking retarded typing I've ever heard, the guy was as Beta NF as they come.
    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,
    Whilst our laughter echoed,
    Under cerulean skies...

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    IME SLIs tend to be passive aggressive and/or impetuously crass, and are generally uninteresting.
    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,
    Whilst our laughter echoed,
    Under cerulean skies...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Airborne View Post
    Why?

    I only read negative comments about them on this forum.
    Only because you are highly deluded.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Starfall View Post
    I like them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by norph View Post
    Only because you are highly deluded.
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    silly

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    Okay.

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    LOL

    BOB MARLEY WAS COOL FUCK YOUR TYPING ABOUT HIM GILLY HE COULD BE DELTA NF TOO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ashton View Post
    I don't really think it's had much of a "β" atmosphere. But there was a lot of bad stereotyping going on for long time, to the extent that anyone who basically showed any flash of color to their personality was instantly relegated to β quadra. As if the other 3 quadras were supposed to just be full of ennui.
    LOL... KIND OF LIKE THAT WHEN PEOPLE TRIED TO PUSH AND PULL ME TO BETA QUADRA.

    Every slightly interesting person in the forum is automatically labelled a 'Beta'.

    This forum/religion/cult is full of people who´d love to suck Betacocks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Airborne View Post
    LOL... KIND OF LIKE THAT WHEN PEOPLE TRIED TO PUSH AND PULL ME TO BETA QUADRA.

    Every slightly interesting person in the forum is automatically labelled a 'Beta'.

    This forum/religion/cult is full of people who´d love to suck Betacocks.
    I've never been mistaken for a beta and doubt I'll ever be. I musn't be that interesting.

    I think there's too much sucking betacock type threads. That sort of stuff doesn't interest me. But if that's what people want to talk about, I'm not gonna stop them. I just ignore most of that stuff. I want serious socionics discussion, dammit!
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    I've never been relegated to Beta quadra.

    In fact, I got kicked out. I get shunted off to Delta usually, lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thanks Arthur View Post
    I've never been relegated to Beta quadra.

    In fact, I got kicked out. I get shunted off to Delta usually, lol.
    I tried to get into delta once but I couldn't afford their membership fee.

    And you know about my fiasco with gamma.

    I don't know, I think it might be kind of fun to sneak into beta sometime. We can support each other. You in with me?
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    One of the best people I know is ISTp. Great person. Actually, two of the best people I know are ISTp. I'd say it was a superego thing, but one of them EVERYBODY thinks he's the best person ever. He is sort of a super awesome upstanding citizen type.
    Not a rule, just a trend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mercutio View Post
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    Fixed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rubicon View Post
    Fixed.
    It's hard to know which one is right. I look it up on the internet, and both are mentioned. Although wikitionary lists unlikeable as an alternative to unlikable.

    I'm impressed that you managed to rotate all the colours though.

    Here's how I'm doing it

    Code:
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    while ( $s = <STDIN> ) { 
    
    $l = length ( $s ) - 1;
    
     print "[size=\"6\"] [color=red] ";
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    	if ($i % 3 == 0) { print " [color=red]"; } 
    	if ($i % 3 == 1) { print " "; } 
    	if ($i % 3 == 2)  { print " "; } ;
    
    	print "." . substr( $s,$i, 1) . ". " ;
    
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    Quote Originally Posted by LokiVanguard View Post
    Right on the nose.
    We all know INTj's are the cool kids.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mercutio View Post
    It's hard to know which one is right. I look it up on the internet, and both are mentioned. Although wikitionary lists unlikeable as an alternative to unlikable.

    I'm impressed that you managed to rotate all the colours though.

    Here's how I'm doing it

    Code:
    #!/usr/bin/perl
    
    while ( $s = <STDIN> ) { 
    
    $l = length ( $s ) - 1;
    
     print "[size=\"6\"] [color=red] ";
    for ($i = 0; $i < $l; $i ++) { 
    	if ($i % 3 == 0) { print " [color=red]"; } 
    	if ($i % 3 == 1) { print " "; } 
    	if ($i % 3 == 2)  { print " "; } ;
    
    	print "." . substr( $s,$i, 1) . ". " ;
    
    }
    
    print " [/size]\n\n";
    
    }
    haha ok (: .. I thought it must've been a lot of work for you otherwise :-p
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    Quote Originally Posted by LokiVanguard View Post
    Heh, don't you know Mercutio's got the annoying thing down to a SCIENCE?
    "Language is the Rubicon that divides man from beast."

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    Mercutio isn't annoying. He's just ugly. Annoying is posting a lengthy 5 paragraphs about something you know nothing about and then getting positive feedback. Or PoLR. That can be pretty annoying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Airborne View Post
    LOL

    BOB MARLEY WAS COOL FUCK YOUR TYPING ABOUT HIM GILLY HE COULD BE DELTA NF TOO.
    Maybe if you made an actual argument instead of whining like a bitchy little girl, I wouldn't be 100% certain of my typing of him.

    Oh wait, yes I would.
    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,
    Whilst our laughter echoed,
    Under cerulean skies...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ashton View Post
    I don't really think it's had much of a "β" atmosphere. But there was a lot of bad stereotyping going on for long time, to the extent that anyone who basically showed any flash of color to their personality was instantly relegated to β quadra. As if the other 3 quadras were supposed to just be full of ennui.
    Yeah, I don't think this forum could really ever have a "Beta" atmosphere; there is no real focused purpose, no actual goal or sufficient emphasis on implementation of Socionics for a singular end. In fact I think the forum's atmosphere is sort of inherently Alpha, given its nature.
    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,
    Whilst our laughter echoed,
    Under cerulean skies...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gilly View Post
    Maybe if you made an actual argument instead of whining like a bitchy little girl, I wouldn't be 100% certain of my typing of him.
    No woman, no cry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gilly View Post
    Yeah, I don't think this forum could really ever have a "Beta" atmosphere; there is no real focused purpose, no actual goal or sufficient emphasis on implementation of Socionics for a singular end. In fact I think the forum's atmosphere is sort of inherently Alpha, given its nature.
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    So far I like all the ISTP's that I've met. And I can't say this about all of the other types...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Starfall View Post
    I like them.
    Starfall likes us!

    We win.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gilly View Post
    Yeah, I don't think this forum could really ever have a "Beta" atmosphere; there is no real focused purpose, no actual goal or sufficient emphasis on implementation of Socionics for a singular end. In fact I think the forum's atmosphere is sort of inherently Alpha, given its nature.
    I agree.

    I only know one SLI in real life. And he's really nice and kinda has some cool interests but I could never see him as anything to me beyond a superficial friend because he just doesn't have any oomph or something. It's almost like he's too much like me--we're both sort of lazy. I don't have much experience with SLIs at all. I like many of them on the forum though.

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    I think the dislike for ESTjs is greater than ISTps; as far as I can tell, ISTps are well-liked, although accused by some as being "dull" (but this generally extends to the Delta quadra).

    Anyway, this forum's atmosphere has been characterized by every single quadra throughout its history, all for a significant amount of time.
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    you´re kind of hot blowing that smoke, Starfall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Starfall View Post
    that's not me, but I guess she probably comes off as IEI, so I'll take it on behalf of my type.
    so you´re one of those questionable 'straight males' who put female avatars here? I could cite a few examples but I´ll keep quiet because they´re cool, like Ryu and Kamajama, ooooh I said it. shit. LOL ROFLMAO.

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    at least people like Brian have the dignity of admitting they´re gay, LOL ROFLMAO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Starfall View Post
    lol. are you really that stupid?
    yes, yes he is.

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    I like ISTp's.
    “Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.”

    Quote Originally Posted by Gilly
    You've done yourself a huge favor developmentally by mustering the balls to do something really fucking scary... in about the most vulnerable situation possible.

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    I dislike ISTps.

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    I like SLIs! Where did you get the idea that people generally dislike them, Airborne?

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