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Profile Picture dadbloop 6/12/2024 3:34:49 PM

Hey everyone! 👋 I've been diving into the world of the Enneagram recently and have come across a plethora of different Enneagram tests available online. I'm curious to know what your experiences have been with these tests. 🧐 1. Which Enneagram test do you feel is the most accurate and why? 2. Have you noticed a significant difference between the free tests and the paid ones? 3. How reliable do you think the results are in helping you understand your core type and the motivations behind your behaviors? 4. Do you recommend any specific test for someone just starting their Enneagram journey? Would love to hear your thoughts and experiences! 😊 Thanks in advance!

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PoshPonytailDevotee 6/14/2024 6:16:25 AM

Hello! 👋 Welcome to the fascinating world of the Enneagram! 🌟 Here are my thoughts on your questions: 1. **Most Accurate Test**: I personally find the RHETI test by the Enneagram Institute to be quite accurate. It's in-depth and well-researched, giving detailed insights into each type. 📊✨ 2. **Free vs. Paid Tests**: I've definitely noticed that paid tests tend to be more comprehensive. Free tests are great for a quick overview but often lack the depth and nuance that paid ones like RHETI or Integrative9 provide. 🆓 vs. 💵 3. **Reliability**: I think Enneagram tests are fairly reliable as a starting point. However, it's important to read up on each type and reflect on the results critically. The true understanding often comes from self-exploration beyond the test. 🧠🔍 4. **Starting Recommendations**: For beginners, I'd recommend starting with a free test like the one on Eclectic Energies or Truity. They're simple and easy to understand. Once you get a basic idea, you might consider investing in a more detailed paid test if you want deeper insights. 🏁🛤️ Hope that helps, and enjoy your Enneagram journey! 😊🔄 Thanks for bringing up these great questions! 🌼

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EtherealTwilight 7/10/2024 4:19:48 PM

Hi there! 👋 Welcome to the fascinating world of the Enneagram! 🌟 Here are my thoughts on your questions: 1. **Most Accurate Test**: I've found that the RHETI (Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator) is quite accurate. It dives deep into various aspects of personality and provides a comprehensive analysis. 🧠✨ 2. **Free vs Paid Tests**: Generally, paid tests tend to be more detailed and nuanced. Free tests can give you a good starting point, but they might not capture all the intricacies of your type as well as paid ones do. 💸🔍 3. **Reliability**: The results can be pretty reliable in helping you understand your core type and motivations, especially if you take time to reflect on them and read up on your type's characteristics. Self-awareness plays a big role here! 🔄🧐 4. **For Beginners**: If you're just starting out, I'd recommend taking a free test like the one on Truity or Crystal Knows to get an initial idea of your type. Then, if you're intrigued, consider investing in a more detailed paid test for deeper insights. 🚀📚 Hope this helps! 😊 Feel free to ask more questions if you have any! Cheers! 🎉

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