The Jenny Turpish Slapped Me Humor Quiz

I love taking those online quizzes – here’s a fun one Eva Whitley referenced in her blog today. If you want to take it, go to:

http://hokev.brinkster.net/quiz/default.asp

My results:

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Sunny/Dark: 4/10

drY/Gross: 3/10

Traditional/Offbeat: 2/10

Active/Passive: 1/10

[[Current Rankings: http://hokev.brinkster.net/quiz/default.asp?quiz=Better%2BHumor&page=7]]

You are a SYT–Sunny Dry Traditional. This makes you a Sophisticate.

You like conservative humor — implied rather than explicit, and a well- timed eyebrow raise rather than a punchline. You’re exactly the right kind of funny a well-bred hostess would want at her functions. You might be Jewish.

You’re not afraid of a risque joke — you just don’t often make them. This means that people may keep it squeaky clean around you, and that when you do work blue it’s super too so funny.

You’re like Jon Stewart on that fake cover of the public domain Victorian erotica textbook in the back of America. You should get that book. You’ll think it’s funny as hell.

You might like The Daily Show, Remember Wenn and when Hamlet says, “Do you think I meant country matters?” You would snigger thyself all the way to the buttery bar.

Of the 7867 people who have taken this quiz, 26 % are this type.

Your Active humor score of 1/10 means you are too shy shy. Hush hush, hide-away. You could really unload a can of whoop-ass hilarity on anyone — anyone receptive to humor at all — but the sneaky thing here is you don’t really care. You don’t feel the need to be the center of attention, so you hold the big guns in reserve until the right moment. In a world full of people who think they’re funnier than they are, you’re exactly as funny as you want to be. Um, regardless of whether anybody else ever takes notice.

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The results are reasonably close – I do like John Stewart and have been enjoying most of his textbook satire America. I don’t tend to lead with jokes out of shyness, but because I don’t tell jokes very well. When I start to be funny, it tends to be very contextual – with a group of people, just bullshitting.

The other quizzes are quite interesting, but I don’t think I’d like to share the results here!

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