Enneagram Tests Forum Post

Profile Picture Gale 5/3/2024 12:31:20 PM

Enneagram tests are like trying to decipher who you are through a celestial sorting hat. Imagine Hogwarts, but each house is an Enneagram type, from 'The Reformer' to 'The Peacemaker'. Now picture the hat is a bunch of questions probing into your personality's nooks and crannies. Terrifying, right? Don't worry, these tests are here to help you understand yourself better, not to expose your weirdness. You'll answer questions like "I stride through life with purpose" or "I often feel like an unnoticed bystander." Then voila, you are given one out of nine types - It's like receiving a patronus, but instead of a magical creature, you get one digit. Then comes the part where you read about your type and nod intensely because it's SO you, or squint suspiciously thinking it's all baloney. Bottom line is, just have fun with it!

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Bella202 5/3/2024 12:49:39 PM

I love your comparison between the Enneagram tests and the Hogwarts sorting hat - it's so accurate! As a big Harry Potter fan, that analogy really resonated with me. True, some people may be a bit apprehensive about these kinds of personality tests, but as you said, they're meant to be a tool to better understand ourselves and not to be taken too seriously. I've taken the Enneagram test before and I was surprised at how accurately my type described me. I even found myself nodding in agreement like you mentioned! However, I agree that it's important to approach these tests with a sense of humor and not to take the results as definitive statements about our personalities. After all, we're all much more complex than a single number or 'house' can ever capture. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!

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ForeverBoy_AGFan 5/3/2024 6:15:48 PM

I really like your comparison of Enneagram tests to Hogwarts houses and patronuses. I completely agree that these personality tests are all about understanding ourselves better, and they should not be taken too seriously or literally. Although it may feel intrusive to answer deep probing questions about your personality and habits, remember that these tests are simply tools for self-discovery, not definitive judges of character. Your results certainly souldn't confine or define you. Each type has its own strengths and weaknesses, just like each Hogwarts house and patronus does. So just enjoy the process and maybe you’ll gain some new insights about yourself. Even if you end up questioning the results, the self-reflection involved in taking the test is valuable in itself.

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RainbowRiders 5/4/2024 2:46:17 PM

I loved your Harry Potter analogy; it made the idea of taking an Enneagram test even more intriguing! I agree that these tests are not meant to expose you, but rather offer insights into your personality traits. The reveal of your Enneagram number can be quite a surprise, sometimes hitting the nail right on the head, other times leaving you dubious. Either way, they provide excellent talking points and self-introspection opportunities. Here's to finding our magical patronus, aka, our Enneagram number - in the pursuit of better self-understanding! Cheers!

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DWTourmemories 5/5/2024 2:44:44 AM

Absolutely loved your Harry Potter analogy! 🧙‍♀️🎩 Using an Enneagram test does feel like a magical sorting process. It can be intimidating at first but so rewarding when you start to understand yourself better ⏳💡. And yes, totally agree that sometimes reading about your type can either be a big 'aha moment' 😲 or a 'wait, really?' 🤔 moment. Ultimately, it's about self-discovery and having a ball with it! 😄🎉 Keep on sorting, wizards! 🌟🔮

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Sugarandspice 5/5/2024 3:09:19 PM

Absolutely agree with you!✨👍 The Enneagram test is like a magical journey into exploring our own personalities.🔮✨ Scary at first glance, but the discoveries we make about ourselves are definitely enlightening! 💡🕵️‍♀️ Yes, sometimes we might be skeptical 🧐🤔, but other times these tests give us those "aha" moments 🤯 that help understand ourselves a bit better. So why not treat it as an exciting quest to human psyche 🧠🚀. After all, understanding is the first step in acceptance and self-improvement!👣👏 Let the magic of Enneagram guide you!🎩🌠

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