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    What is your subtype, and which do you prefer?
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    Ne Subtype.

    OOps i didn't read properly.

    I like Semi Duals > Illusionary
    Shit probablly Lookalike > Comparative

    That was actually really hard though they all seem really even
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    I prefer look-a-like to comparative. As for semi-dual vs. illusionary, I prefer semi-dual, but my relationships with illusionaries seem to work out better (they prefer me?).

    Not sure about my subtype, but I am leaning towards intuitive. Any ideas about my subtype would be greatly appreciated.

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    I'm intuitive subtype but I really like my comparative a lot more than my look a like... for some reason my look a likes always seem to see me as a threat and have a major problem with me.

    As far as the other one... I don't know. I don't even know what an INFj is anymore. I thought I did, but then my 2 INFj models turned out to be ISFjs, and there's a third IxFj, but that doesn't really help. And now when I see INFjs they seem annoyingly girly or just simply obnoxious. The problem though is that I don't know if they're really even INFjs. They all seem sorta INFp or ISFp to me in a way. Maybe I should study up on INFjs a bit.
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    I'm probably an Fi subtype, but not strongly so.

    I don't think I've ever been close with an ISFj, so I can't say anything about comparative relationships. I very much like look-a-likes, though.

    semi-dual > illusionary

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    I'm thinkin I might start a topic.
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    interesting question. depends on the situation. at work, probably lookalike. at home, probably illusionary. in social situations, probably semidual and lookalike.

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    I tend to be more attracted to IEEs in terms of who I would like to be long term friends with, but I prefer SLEs socially because I never have to worry about offending them or rubbing them the wrong way; IEEs tend to make me a little nervous/on edge (they always seem more judgmental for some reason). IEEs can be touchy and moody; SLEs are always up for anything, and will play one-up with me or do crayzy dumb shit

    SLI vs IEI...I'm more attracted to SLIs. They seem like mysteries to me, innaccessible in a way, which only makes them that much more appealing. However, contact is always easier with IEIs, and although I usually see them as ditzy and slightly flippant, I've had rewarding relationships with more than one. However, SLIs will always have that mystery about them, like a ball of yarn that I want to unravel.
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    I feel more at ease with comparatives than with look-alikes in social occasions, although at work I can imagine having problems of different kinds with both. For longer-term friendships, comparative would probably work better. So LSE rather than EIE.

    I have both EII and LSI friends, but I'm closer to EIIs, and feel that I can be more open talking to them, too.
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    I guess Ti.

    I prefer by a long shot ENTps to ESFps. I don't have much in common with many ESFps - they are too social and uhm, they think I am a bit strange and don't understand what I talk about, many times. I like them though.

    I don't know many INTps really. Only one decently at university. He seems to be too coscentious to me, I feel much "free" around SEIs, generally.
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    ENFp - Fi subtype.

    So far, I think Iget along pretty well with my semi-duals.
    Illusion works fine.
    Definite No to comparative.

    I'd say semi-duals>illusion>look-a-like>contrary>comparative
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    I've had pretty limited experience with the four relations except for illusionary. Overall though, I think I prefer Comparative over Look-a-Like, and Illusionary over Semi-Dual. I only know one INFp and one ISTp though, so it's probably more a preference of person than relation, although I get on well with both. I've known 3 ENFps whereas I only knew one ESTp, so it's hard to say there. Again, I get on well with both types, but I think in general I've preferred illusionary relations.

    I might be a logical subtype, but I'm not completely sure on that. I don't really know enough about subtypes to make a decision, although one Socionics test I did somewhere a while back suggested logical subtype.
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    INFp Ni subtype....

    I find comparatives (INTp) > Look-a-like (ISFp).
    Illusionary (ENTp) > Semi-dual (ESFp)

    Both my INTp and ENTp friend are N subtypes. I can get along with ESFp and ISFp S-subtypes, but i've never really taken an interest (and them to me) in Ethical subtypes of either
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    So far it seems that, in general, a preference for look-a-like goes with a preference for semi-dual, and vice-versa. There is also some correlation between the first option and being a creative subtype, with a few exceptions.

    edit: If true, this would indicate that it's linked to a need for strong intuition/sensing/ethics/logic, irrespective of the attitude of the function.

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