What Very Southern Cowboy Name Matches Your Personality?

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By: Emily Maggrett

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

After a long day under the fluorescent lights at work, have you ever dreamed of something different? Perhaps you wish you were a pilot, sailor, or professional soccer player. Or maybe all that "Red Dead Redemption" you play makes you wish you lived in the Old West. 

Just imagine it! Instead of sitting in an uncomfortable office chair in a cubicle, you'd ride a chestnut mare through stunning desert landscapes. Your reputation wouldn't depend on how well-written your emails were; instead, you'd be judged by how quickly you could draw a gun. At night, you wouldn't fall asleep in an IKEA bed. Instead, you'd fall asleep next to a mesquite fire, the night sky above you brilliant with stars.

If this fantasy appeals to you, you're going to dig this quiz. We're going to ask you how you'd behave in various hypothetical Old West situations, scoring your answers according to how closely they match various cowboy personality types. We'll also inquire about your habits, pet peeves and love life. At the end of the quiz, we'll reveal which cowboy type you are, as well as the very Southern cowboy name that matches it. Are you intrigued yet? Good. Let's get quizzing!

If you were a cowboy, what kind of horse would you ride?

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What would your cowboy job be?

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Are you looking for love in all the wrong (or right) places?

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Which gross Old West food do you actually enjoy?

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If it were 1870, through which Southern state would you roam?

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When you have a giant project to complete, what do you do first?

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Let's say you want to build a nice, cozy fire. What's your preferred type of wood?

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If you could have any job at the rodeo, which one of these would you pick?

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Imagine that a good friend was talking you up to a potential date. How would they describe you?

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What's your least-favorite aspect of modern life?

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If you had the chance to go camping anywhere in the world, where would you go?

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Are you more of a sheriff, a gunslinger, rancher or cowhand?

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Let's say your mom had an emergency. How soon would she call you for help?

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What's your favorite country song?

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Are you a flirt?

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Imagine you're driving cattle from Texas to Oklahoma. Where do you get your food?

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What kind of mistakes do you tend to make?

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Instead of writing reports for your boss, which of these everyday cowboy tasks would you prefer to do?

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Which aspect of Old West history fascinates you the most?

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Can you shoot well?

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What kind of jokes do you tend to make?

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Besides your horse, would you want any other animal companions?

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When it comes to camping, what's your biggest pet peeve?

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On weekend mornings, what do you like to have for breakfast?

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Why do you think people like to be around you?

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Are you a heartbreaker or heartbroken?

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What kind of situations make you anxious?

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Of the following cowboy lifestyles, which one sounds the most satisfying to you?

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As a cowboy, what would your everyday clothing look like?

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In your opinion, what's the greatest cowboy movie of all time?

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