You’re “Culture Curious”

The New York Times has a personality quiz: one has to click on a favourite picture and the computer delivers a complete personality sketch… Here is mine’s , very very much off-the-mark!



You’re Culture Curious

Modern in your thinking [not!] and fun loving in your outlook on life [not!], you are on the pulse of what’s hot [not!], and you are not afraid to push the boundaries in the name of style and creativity [not!]. Moving forward with the times is what’s important to you [not!]. You are a true optimist at heart [not!not!not!]. You like to see the world through rose-tinted spectacles [not!]. It’s all about believing that dreams can come true [not!].

You’re sophisticated [not!] and inquisitive with a real passion for art and culture. You pride yourself on being an early adopter of the latest music and films [not!] and always like to have a good book on the go. Your ability to bring together very diverse and even dissenting opinions is rooted in your appreciation for all points of view [not!]. You believe in immersing yourself in interesting experiences that make you look at people, places and opportunities from new angles [not always!]. Being sensitive and creative you want to feel connected to the world around you [not!] and actively seek out opportunities to explore it [not everywhere!]. It’s all about broadening your horizons and living life to the full [not!]. Anything else would not fulfill your curious nature [not!]. You’ll love the list of The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made, the Critics’ Picks and Arts Beat [not!].

Then my daughter took it with the following [less off-the-mark?] result [despite sharing some common pictures]:

You’re a Life Lover

You are very open-minded and ready to embrace new ideas and fresh ways of thinking [not!]. Despite being down-to-earth and easy-going [not!], you have a quirky, whimsical side to you that sometimes takes people by surprise. When all is said and done, you are a bit of an intellect with a tendency to do a spot of soul searching from time to time.

You’re creative and imaginative and like to be inspired. Home is where your heart is and you love nothing more than putting personal touches to your space. You’re laid-back and relaxed [not!] with a very healthy attitude to life. Naturally down-to-earth, you don’t believe in sweating the small stuff. Life’s for living, with minimum stress [not!] and maximum enjoyment and so fun with family and friends is top of the list as far as you’re concerned. Food is a definite passion too [not!] and you’re always up for tantalizing your taste buds [not!]. You’re a bit of a dreamer at heart. But there’s nothing wrong with that. Set your sights high and you’ll create the life you deserve. The Home and Garden section is perfect for you – bring the latest trends into your home [not!].

One Response to “You’re “Culture Curious””

  1. […] my suspicious and pessimistic nature always makes me wary of universality claims! I completely acknowledge the difficulty in picking the […]

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