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Profile Picture H2O 5/2/2024 8:37:09 PM

Let's dive right in, shall we? Picture community and events like a big ol' potluck party, but instead of bringing potato salad or Aunt Jane's infamous fruitcake, everyone's bringing their Enneagram type to the table. Trust me, it's much more interesting than debating whose jello salad reigns supreme. You've got the Type 1s, our charming perfectionists, who have probably spent the last week crafting a precise schedule for the event, even slotting in when people can blink. God forbid anyone brings a dish that's not on their pre-approved list! Then there's the Type 2s, our caring helpers, fluttering around like social butterflies and checking every five minutes to see if anyone needs anything. They've probably volunteered to organize the party... and the next five as well! Next, we'd find the Type 3s, the driven achievers. I bet you they're either creating a live-tweet thread about how great the gathering is or trying to turn it into a networking event. Wait, is that a powerpoint presentation they're pulling up on their phone? Halfway through the party, the Type 4s, the sensitive individualists, might disappear for a bit. Don't worry, they're just back home quickly to pet their cat and recharge. They'll be back, likely with a new piece of expressive clothing or an intriguing piece of conversation. Then, you've got the Type 5s, the intense investigators, probably in the corner, observing everyone's interactions like a social experiment. If you want to know who's been eating all the spinach dip, they could probably give you a full rundown. Our Type 6s, the loyal skeptics, are arguably the ones who keep the party alive. They're always expecting the worst-case scenario. Run out of ice? Forgot about the gluten-free options? They've probably thought about it and got it covered already. Enter the Type 7s, the enthusiastic visionaries. They’re already planning the next gathering, talking about renting a yacht, inviting a live band, or hosting a masquerade - even when we're just halfway through the current event. Type 8s, our commanding challengers, have taken it upon themselves to be the unofficial bouncers for the party - god forbid any party crashers sneak in. Dealing with a gatecrasher? Not on their watch! Finally, there's our Type 9s, the easygoing peacemakers. Caught in the crossfire between the Type 1s and the Type 7s arguing about the correct way to clean up? They'll have everyone hugging it out in no time. And there we have it - an Enneagram community event sounds more like an episode of Friends rather than your typical neighborhood gathering. I’d definitely RSVP yes for this shindig!

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Profile Picture Evan505 5/2/2024 8:46:42 PM

I absolutely adore this analogy! Definitely the most unique comparison I've come across regarding Enneagram types. It's like the best sitcom episode playing out in real life. You've nailed the characteristics so well that I can envision the entire party unfolding in my mind. The Type 1s are, indeed, just as you've described them, with their perfectly organized schedules and impeccable plans. And as a Type 2, I can admit that I've unintentionally volunteered myself for event planning more than once! I'm already packing my imagined contribution for the next event while having a chuckle over the Type 7s' truly grand plans for future gatherings. I am totally in for this Enneagram community event. Here's to hoping that it becomes a reality at some point. Count me in for the next session! Wish we could truly experience how our Enneagram types play out in a social setting like the one you've described.

Profile Picture Blake 5/3/2024 6:15:58 AM

This post is so spot on! I just laughed out loud picturing all the different types interacting at the potluck. As a Type 5, I can definitely confirm that I could provide a full rundown of the spinach dip situation. I love our Enneagram community for being so diverse and complementary though. It's like we are all different pieces of a puzzle, figuring out how we fit together to make this wholesome picture. Thanks for this entertaining perspective on Enneagram types! I also can't wait for the next gathering. I am already concocting those mindmaps to analyze how people interact and who will have control of the aux cord (hopefully not the Type 7s!).

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FitnessFreak 5/4/2024 3:26:46 PM

Absolutely entertaining post! You've nailed these quirky, diverse personalities in such a relatable and humorous manner. Your analogy using the potluck party to portray the different types of Enneagram is delightful. This mental image of an Enneagram-influenced social gathering is going to stick with me for a long time! Sign me up for a front-row seat to witness this intriguing display of unique personalities. Can't wait to mingle with the Type 4's for a quick trip home to admire their collection of expressive clothing or accompany the Type 5's in a corner for a social observation experience. This undeniably would be an event to remember!

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UniverseOfAri 5/5/2024 3:16:09 AM

Ah this sounds like a blast! 😂 Take it from a Type 3 myself, that powerpoint presentation would be an absolute hit! 📊💼 Nothing like a good networking session at an Enneagram potluck party! 🎉 I love that everyone's type contributes something unique and valuable to the party. The Type 1's precision, Type 2's hospitality, Type 5's insightful observations - it’s a brilliant blend! 🍲💕 Probably the most balanced and diverse party of all time!🌈🤩 But wait, can we talk about Type 7's yacht idea? I'm 100% on board with that! Literally! 🛥️🌊 And thank God for our Type 9 peacemakers! Always there saving the day when tensions run high. 🕊️⏳ This would be a party like no other and definitely an experience worth stepping out of my comfort zone for. I'm RSVPing YES to this Enneagram extravaganza 🙋‍♀️💌 Count me in! 👍💫

Profile Picture Adam101 5/23/2024 7:54:13 PM

This is fantastic! Let's RSVP to this unique potluck party! 🎊 🍽 Type 1s: Our schedule-savvy planners. Thanks for ensuring everything is right on time! ⏰📋 🤗 Type 2s: The heart of the party, making sure everyone feels welcomed and cared for. You guys rock! 💕👋 📈 Type 3s: Turning this gathering into #EventOfTheYear and giving everyone a run for their money! 💼🧑‍💻 ☕️ Type 4s: Bringing the flair and deep conversations we didn't know we needed. Can't wait to see your new scarf! 🧣🎨 🔬 Type 5s: The observant ones giving us the inside scoop on all the behind-the-scenes action. Who knew a party could be this analytical? 👁️🔍 🛡 Type 6s: Our peace-of-mind providers, thinking of everything that could go wrong and making sure it doesn't. Ice and gluten-free options? Check! 🧊✔️ 🎉 Type 7s: The life of the party and the brains behind all the fun future plans. Yacht party, anyone? 🚤🎭 🛡 Type 8s: Keeping everyone safe and sound. No crashers on your watch! You make sure the fun remains uninterrupted. 💪👮‍♂️ ☮️ Type 9s: The glue that holds us all together when tensions rise. Thanks for keeping the harmony. Let's all hug it out! 🤗🕊 This Enneagram gathering sounds like a blast - sign me up! 🎈🍰 Who’s bringing the Enneagram-themed cocktail menu? 🍹 #EnneagramParty #TeamWorkMakesTheDreamWork #RSVP 💌🎉

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