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Are you a psychopath?

  1. Oct 16, 2012 #1
    This is a quiz put out on the internet to promote Kevin Dutton's new book "The Wisdom of Psychopaths." A bit of fun, similar to the personality quizzes. :smile:


    And for the record, mine came up as 0 out of 33..... hhrrmmmmmm....

    I can't wait to read the book!
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  3. Oct 16, 2012 #2
    I wanted to take the test and I have three passwords now and I never got past the gate with any of them.
  4. Oct 16, 2012 #3
    Passwords??? Did I post the wrong link? All I did was scroll down, click the button that said to take the test, and it popped up within the web page... I will check it out.

  5. Oct 16, 2012 #4
    The link still works for me, I am not sure why it is asking you for passwords? If I scroll down just a teeny bit (just below the "torn paper" section) there is a red button that says "Take the psychopath challenge". When I click that, a flash type box opens within the window with the first question. It doesn't do that for you?
  6. Oct 16, 2012 #5


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    Worked fine for me.. I got 7 out of 33.
  7. Oct 16, 2012 #6


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    I got 8 out of 33.

    *wonders about self :frown:*
  8. Oct 16, 2012 #7
    11 out of a possible 33
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    It seems if you have self confidence, you get points.
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    14 out of possible 33 :redface::cry:.

    I only strongly disagreed to if it's ok to see animal in pain but disagreed to most others and agreed to liking fast things, I don't lose myself easily in high pressure things, it's okay to break rules, it's okay to step over people etc :redface:

    But, I am below average so that's a relief :smile:
  12. Oct 16, 2012 #11
    I know those were two of my agrees, there might have been another. I really want to take this test again and analyze the questions and my answers. I don't think getting a positive score is anything bad, to those of you with the sad faces.

    Actually, I am wondering if getting a zero is worse than teens? Wouldn't that mean I am vulnerable? (well, I DID marry an ASPD) *giggle*

    I want that book!
  13. Oct 16, 2012 #12


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    I'm a 7. RootX has always seemed creepy to me. Is he banworthy, perhaps? :devil:
  14. Oct 16, 2012 #13
    Nopes! :biggrin:

    I haven't broken enough PF rules, and all of my 6 infractions are expired!
  15. Oct 16, 2012 #14
    33 out of 33! Are they crazy?
  16. Oct 16, 2012 #15
    I wonder what the average person who works at Goldman Sachs would score on this test.
  17. Oct 16, 2012 #16


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    I got 10 out of 33.
  18. Oct 16, 2012 #17


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    Does getting the same score count for something?
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    12.......... . .
  20. Nov 21, 2012 #19
    I got 16 out of 33 ......
  21. Jan 12, 2013 #20
    Don't take it seriously. Most questions are nonsensical since they depend on the situation and individual person. e.g. is it ok for a victim of abuse to betray a partner? Is it bad to be able to withstand something if it just happens to be in a rare situation most others are exceptionally cowardly or weak? etc.
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