Everyone Has One of These Six Egos. Which Type Do You Have?
By: Jody Mabry
About This Quiz
Your ego is your sense of self-esteem or awareness. According to researchers, everyone has one of six types: active, selfless, independent, reactive, social, and joyous. Which ego do you have?
When you wake up in the morning, what is your first thought?
"I hope my alarm clock wasn't so loud that it woke my neighbors."
"I can't wait to get to work and talk about Bravo TV!"
"Oh God, I overslept again!"
What is your morning philosophy regarding mirrors?
I love looking at myself in the mirror after I'm showered and ready to go.
I have mirrors around but don't need to look at them much.
Well, I have to look good, right? So, I may take a peek - often.
I don't keep mirrors around - you know, demons and stuff over my shoulder.
What is your thought as you head out the door?
I'm a little nervous for the day.
I know I'm forgetting something. I just don't know what.
You get to work and your co-worker gives you a compliment. How do you feel?
That's a great way to start the day!
That came out of left field and I don't know how to feel.
You see someone you think is cute while at Starbucks. Do you do anything?
No. There is always someone better. Now, why am I always single? That's the real question.
Only if it looks like they are having a bad day. Then I might initiate a conversation.
Oh, yeah, I'll go right up and start talking.
Probably not. I'll pretend I'm too busy unless that person says something to me.
What is something public that you prefer to do alone?
Pass out hugs on National Hug Day.
Introduce myself to strangers.
If you saw someone with a booger in their nose, would you do anything?
I'd try to get in their view and wipe my nose and sniffle until they figured it out.
I'd grab a tissue, put it up to their nose and say, "Blow. You're welcome."
I'd probably just politely whisper it to the person.
No, gross. I'm heading the other direction.
How do you ask someone on a date?
I figure out the place, time, and day - then I just ask.
I usually wait for the other person to ask me.
I just start up a fun conversation hoping the other person will ask me, although let's be real here, I will probably ask them first.
I like to call my style of asking someone out - online dating.
What is your form of "working out" every day?
I go for a 30-minute jog every morning.
By the time I've gotten to work I've walked half a dozen elderly people across the street and carried a pregnant woman's grocery bags to her car for her.
I like to listen to "Eye of the Tiger" and air-punch my way out of the elevator.
Well, I'm usually so late to work that I need to park on the far side of the parking lot.
Do you consider yourself healthy? Seriously!
Oh, yeah. I'm all about keeping me lookin' great.
I try to eat well, although I'm lacking in the working out.
Well, it's always healthy to be social. So, I'm there.
Well, I got Pringles instead of Lays this morning, so yeah, I think I'm doing pretty good.
The boss is out of the office - which office Olympics game will you destroy?
Pretty much all the events since I set it all up.
None, I hate seeing other people lose.
The one where you close your eyes and identify random items in the refrigerator by taste.
Two-bank basket with crumpled up TP reports from the other side of the room.
What is something you do that you know annoys your co-workers?
I clip my toenails at work.
I'm always putting on nail polish.
I staple like really loud.
I eat lunches that have gone untouched in the fridge for two days. I have a two day use it or lose it rule.
Do you hang out with co-workers?
When someone is looking for help.
Sure, as long as drinks are involved.
What is your relationship status?
Shhh, I can't talk about it in public.
Ask my spouse - I'm always in trouble.
Do you have a lot of friends?
Yeah, but just a couple I'd trust.
Probably not, but I know a lot of people.
I'm all about the friends. Just look at my Facebook page.
Your partner criticizes you. How do you respond?
I criticize back. Two can play this charade.
I'm probably going to cry. Wait... yep, I'm going to cry.
I'd say, "Well, that might be so, but I have like twice as many Pinterest followers so at least someone cares."
You are in the elevator with someone. What do you do?
I step toward the door, so I'm first out.
I compliment the other person.
Well, first is I don't look at them because if I don't see them then they can't see me.
You see a stranger crying. What do you do?
I keep walking. We all need to cry it out once in a while. Well, not me, because I don't have anything to cry about. But, others... you know. They can cry.
I sit down and hug the person.
I'll try to talk to the person.
I'll drop a tissue on the ground in front of them. You're welcome.
Your buddy needs help moving at the last minute. Do you help?
I'll stop by when they are finishing up. Hey, now, at least I brought beer.
Sure, I was looking for something to do anyway. Plus, I might get a free lunch out of it. Score!
I'll try, but I got a lot of things to do today. My toenails aren't going to cut themselves.
You are eating out with a friend and they realize that they forgot their wallet and can't pay for lunch. What do you do?
I pay for their lunch and log into the app I created - deadbeat friends - to log another entry into what my friend owes me.
I just pick up the bill. No biggie.
I fell this is the PERFECT time for us to put up or shut up on our talk of dine-and-dash.
Well, I was about to tell my friend the same thing so life just got real.
Your credit card was just declined for a $0.10 bag of ramen noodles. How do you respond to the grocery clerk?
Crack a joke about - Yo Daddy's so poor...
I sadly put the bag of ramen back.
I talk my way into a free bag of ramen.
I throw the bag of ramen as far as I can and yell, "I didn't want this stupid ramen anyway! Now, it's your problem!"
What is your style?
I dress like a winner winner chicken dinner.
I am humble and try not to reveal much.
I'm bright, bold and at times whacky.
You won't even know I'm there. Seriously, I wear a Ninja costume like every day. It's sweeet!
Is it important for you to express yourself?
My opinions are always known. I can only guess by the sighs in the office that people are excited to hear them.
Not as important as it is to get people to express their self.
Yes, I love to express myself.
No. The Ninja lives by only one rule - there are no Ninjas.
Are you confident in your abilities?
I don't think about it much, but I guess.
It really depends on which ability. If you want me to give a speech, then I'm awesome. If you need me to open a difficult jar of salsa, then I'm probably not your person.
Yeah, I'm clutch. So, wait until the last minute and I am awesome at everything.
Where would you like to hang out after work?
A homeless shelter to volunteer.
Somewhere fun with a lot of people. Like a State Fair.
At home where I can decompress from a long day.
What kind of drink fits your personality?
Are you usually good at trying something new?
I master new things quickly.
I'm confident enough to try at least.
You and your partner hop in the car. Who's in the driver's seat?
I'm always the one driving.
They can drive. Or, I can. Whatever my partner wants.
My partner drives so I can go through my Twitter feed.
My partner usually drives because they don't like my reckless style of awesome.
How would you respond to someone cutting you off on the highway?
I wouldn't. It's not worth the hassle.
I'd just wave to say it's cool. They probably have to get somewhere faster than I do.
I might slam on my brakes and flash my blinker.
That's not a scenario you'd like to be involved in.
You watch an awesome video of someone parkouring. What happens next?
I run out into the city to give it a go.
I leave a comment on how awesome the video is.
I join a parkouring forum online to see how I can get involved.
I think that's easy! Then I sprain my ankle on my way to the bathroom.