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CalMeacham
05-19-2009, 07:15 PM
In the Boston Globe, no less!

Normally Rhymes with Orange is a pleasant little strip with moderately clever intellectual gags. But this one surprised me. I had to stop a moment to understand it:

http://www.newsok.com/entertainment/comics?feature_id=Rhymes_with_Orange&feature_date=2009-05-19



If you're not getting it, look here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myers-Briggs_Type_Indicator

Jonathan Chance
05-19-2009, 07:18 PM
Cute. Would have been odder if they hadn't included the MB hint.

Kamino Neko
05-19-2009, 07:22 PM
I can't get the comic strip to work (badly designed site), but I've seen it elsewhere...

And didn't think it was particularly obscure.

I had to take a MB test at least 3 times before leaving high school...

KneadToKnow
05-19-2009, 07:47 PM
INTJ in the hooooooooouse!

Cisco
05-19-2009, 08:09 PM
In the Boston Globe, no less!

Normally Rhymes with Orange is a pleasant little strip with moderately clever intellectual gags. But this one surprised me. I had to stop a moment to understand it:

http://www.newsok.com/entertainment/comics?feature_id=Rhymes_with_Orange&feature_date=2009-05-19



If you're not getting it, look here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myers-Briggs_Type_Indicator

It's really not that obscure . . . you can't get through school without doing a thousand of those these days, and then forget about once you start working in the corporate world. Funny thing about that test is I usually get a different result every time I take it.

CalMeacham
05-19-2009, 08:17 PM
It's really not that obscure . . . you can't get through school without doing a thousand of those these days, and then forget about once you start working in the corporate world.

Things has changed since I was in school. I only learned about these recently, and by accident. If i hadn't, I wouldn't have understood the comic until I'd googled the MB test.

as it is, our daughter hasn't mentioned these yet, and the comic was obscure to her. When do they start taking these?

Cisco
05-19-2009, 08:38 PM
When do they start taking these?
I think I took one around 9th or 10th grade, and then in a couple college courses, every time you see an advisor at school, and at a couple different jobs. My memory is a little fuzzy but I seem to recall having to take one as part of an application/interview process once.

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