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    Default SLIs-ISTps and "Princess on a Pea" syndrome

    I was reading the ISTp description in the Types section of this site.


    # Talented laziness. Unlike The Searcher, he will scarcely spend his energy for futile work. He is a born inventor, but he does not hurry with the implementation of his ideas, until conditions for maximum effect will ripen. He is proud of his capability of not doing unnecessary things; adores comfort and conveniences. When performing common tasks together with somebody else, everything very easily and without pressure from his side goes the way he likes. All space accessible to him is organized ideally for work and rest. He is an aesthete who completely trusts his taste. He dresses very neatly, with taste, but as a rule not challenging convention. His skin is sensible: "a princess on a pea" must have been said about a woman of this type.

    WTF is that sensible skin and princess peas passage about?


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    It looks like a translation issue. Sensitive.

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    Makes sense now. Some of these machine translations really make me go .
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    Sensible skin thats funny. The ISTPs I know are very sensitive and even squeemish about somethings. One would go to restaurants and could hardly have a decent meal without complaining about something. Sensitivity to noise, to people to everything. He had some shoes custom made because he didnt like the regular store bought kind. Then he wore them to death.

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    one ISTp i know always wears sports clothes. sneakers, gym sweats is all he knows. sometimes the colors don't even match he doesn't care. but now i get it. it's all about comfort.
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    Default Re: ISTp and "Princess on a Pea"

    Quote Originally Posted by napalm
    I was reading the ISTp description in the Types section of this site.


    # Talented laziness. Unlike The Searcher, he will scarcely spend his energy for futile work. He is a born inventor, but he does not hurry with the implementation of his ideas, until conditions for maximum effect will ripen. He is proud of his capability of not doing unnecessary things; adores comfort and conveniences. When performing common tasks together with somebody else, everything very easily and without pressure from his side goes the way he likes. All space accessible to him is organized ideally for work and rest. He is an aesthete who completely trusts his taste. He dresses very neatly, with taste, but as a rule not challenging convention. His skin is sensible: "a princess on a pea" must have been said about a woman of this type.

    WTF is that sensible skin and princess peas passage about?

    I didn't realize that they meant it literally.

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    Default Re: ISTp and "Princess on a Pea"

    Quote Originally Posted by eunice
    Quote Originally Posted by napalm
    I was reading the ISTp description in the Types section of this site.


    # Talented laziness. Unlike The Searcher, he will scarcely spend his energy for futile work. He is a born inventor, but he does not hurry with the implementation of his ideas, until conditions for maximum effect will ripen. He is proud of his capability of not doing unnecessary things; adores comfort and conveniences. When performing common tasks together with somebody else, everything very easily and without pressure from his side goes the way he likes. All space accessible to him is organized ideally for work and rest. He is an aesthete who completely trusts his taste. He dresses very neatly, with taste, but as a rule not challenging convention. His skin is sensible: "a princess on a pea" must have been said about a woman of this type.

    WTF is that sensible skin and princess peas passage about?

    I didn't realize that they meant it literally.

    No kidding. I wasn't sure if it was some mis-translated Russian idiom or what.
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    haven't you guys ever heard of that fairytale?


    also, i am going to assume that "sensible" means "sensitive" in russian, like it does in spanish.


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    Yay, I never heard that one before. Looks like sensible definately does mean sensitive in russian, better tell babblefish translator
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    This reminds me of another discussion at some point. I said I see Te as being about doing what's sensible, and people said no no no that's Si. I meant sensible as in doing what makes sense, not sensible as in sensations.
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