How to try and instantly assess a person's character without meeting them...

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  1. tobyornottoby

    tobyornottoby Well-Known Member

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    Which questions would you ask?

    e.g.

    1. What do your tattoes depict?
    2. What names have you given to your children?
    3. Do you have a non-motoring conviction?
    4. Do you always vote for the same political party?

    Any real obvious character exposing bombshell questions?
     
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    churtonred Well-Known Member

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    Love and hate
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    Yes
    My family have ALWAYS voted for the same party.

    :)
     
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    tobyornottoby Well-Known Member

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    Not looking for answers mate.

    just questions.
     
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    1. Do you prefer buy one get one free or half price?
    2. Which came first chicken or the egg?
    3. Is eating actually cheating?
    4. How many times do you snooze your alarm?
     
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    churtonred Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, I was just being lighthearted. In truth I'm not sure four questions would do it. It takes time to genuinely gauge someone's character. Someone could answer four open questions in any way they might feel you would approve of. Four closed questions wouldn't tell you too much anyway.
     
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    tobyornottoby Well-Known Member

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    I was hoping someone might hold the magic key
     
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    If I asked you if you were a complete knob, how would you reply?
     
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    tobyornottoby Well-Known Member

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    Can I try the answers?
    1. Half price.
    2. Egg
    3. No
    4. Not at all.

    Where does that leave my character?
     
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    tobyornottoby Well-Known Member

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    Depends. if I knew you always started conversations with that question, i might think "physician heal thyself".

    But I would be completely thrown by such a question and might weakly answer "only partially" or summat.
     
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    A fe
    as oppose to just a bell end?
     
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    Are you a mass murderer
     
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    This reminds me of many years ago when I went to the USA. The immigration form had questions along the lines of "Are you a terrorist?", "Do you have a bomb with you?", "Are you a murderer?", "Have you engaged in moral turpitude?", "Do you support L***s, Sh******d Wed*****y or Sh******d Un***d?".
     
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    tobyornottoby Well-Known Member

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    That question in terms of character assessment only tends to concern itself with a limited market - the truthful mass murderer.
     
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    tobyornottoby Well-Known Member

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    My answer to the "moral turpitude" question might have been a bit vague, but i would have said no given that it sounds a bit decorating-related
     
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    you only need to ask the one question

    'tell me something about yourself that no one else knows about'
     
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    I thought it was a blue dye used to make swimming pools look more attractive.
     
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    Q) Do you support Sheffield United?

    A) Yes.

    Assessment: Then you're a tw*t.
     
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    tobyornottoby Well-Known Member

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    That only applies to someone answering "yes".

    And anyway thinking about it, it doesn't make sense anyway cos my mate's a blade and he ain't a twat.
     
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    What if the answers ‘ no I support Leeds’.
     

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