What's Your Gladiator Name?

By: Mark Lichtenstein
Estimated Completion Time
5 min
What's Your Gladiator Name?
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About This Quiz

When slaves became gladiators, they would often take a name to use in their time of "infamia," so they could one day return to something like a normal life. What would yours be?
How do you feel about animals?
They look good as emblems on my armor and weapons
They are precious creatures I want to keep safe!
They taste good
Their blood makes me delighted

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Do you ever wonder what it would be like to be a fish?
Yes!
Only when I dream
I used to, but now I know
Only when I'm killing fish

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Is competition about the prize, or the game?
The prize, naturally
The game, if you're a purist like me
The game is stupid, and the prize should be free
The game is what I care about mostly, though the prize is pretty great

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How good are you at following directions?
Very good
If I like those directions, I'm on board
I'm pretty terrible at it
If I understand you correctly, very good

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How hard do you like to work?
I work smart, not hard
The hardest
I feel I'm worked too hard, and I'm taken advantage of
My job just sort of is what it is, and how hard you work doesn't come into it

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What sort of hours do you keep?
I try to be up at the hours most useful to my clients
I would never stop working if that were possible
My employees are always after me, even when I'm home
I like to get up early

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Are you willing to work weekends?
No
If I get to do the work I love
If I get fair compensation
Yes

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Are you averse to travel?
No
Yes
If I get to drive, I'm good
Have gun, will travel

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Do you have any similar work on your resume?
I am only known for one thing
I have lots of unrelated work experience
Loads
Some

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Were you on any varsity teams?
Yes! I was a star
No, I'm not really a team player
Yes, I was team captain
No, I'm an introvert

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How much experience do you have with sharp objects?
I'm given more credit for it than I deserve
Not many different kinds, but the ones I know how to use are excellent
Loads
Mostly just specialty ones I use for work

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Do you mind the sight of human blood?
Not really
I love the sight of it, the smell of it, the taste of it
It's a necessary evil
Ohhh, I hate it

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What is your diet like?
I have a dietitian
I'm a vegan
I eat what everyone else eats
I love to eat exotic meats

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Do you require a lot of time away from the office?
I spend a lot of time on the road
No, I love my work
Sometimes I just want to walk away from it all
Not really. My job feels like a vacation

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How would you describe your relationships with your colleagues?
Positive. I'm a good face of the industry.
Most of them are dead now
I'm looked up to by most of them
They think I'm a bit strange

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How did your last workplace confrontation end?
I got promoted
I really got it in the neck
I got really upset with my boss
I figured out there's more than one way to skin a cat

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Were you disciplined for your last workplace infraction?
Yes, and I learned my lesson
Yes, it was my final warning
Yes, and I quit
I don't make mistakes

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How is your relationship with your supervisor?
Excellent
My supervisor keeps asking me to retire for some reason
Poor
Fine, as I work mostly on my own

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If you could change one thing about your workplace, what would it be?
The amount of travel
The risks involved
The hours
The loneliness

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What is your household environment like?
I have some room mates, but we're all colleagues
I live alone, because I'm terrible
I'm head of the household
Lots of pets. Most of them are stuffed.

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How expert are you with the tools of your trade?
Word has spread of my expertise, but it's a bit inflated
I am generally considered proficient
I am one of the foremost authorities
In my specialty, I am tops

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Is what you do for a living considered illegal outside of a professional setting?
No
There are loopholes...
In a manner of speaking, yes
No, what I do is perfectly legal

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Within your field, do you consider yourself a valuable brand?
Very much so
Very much, but I think things will not last
Not since I changed course
Very much so, within my specialty

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Do you have leadership qualities?
I'm a celebrity, so there's that
I do, but I don't want that to be my career vector
Yes, but they suffer from my constant rage
Only insofar as hunting in concerned

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Are you recognized as having management potential?
No, but I do have star quality
No, I'm really just about my work
Yes
No, I just don't spend enough time with people

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Do you clear the most sales?
I clear plenty of sales, but I'm also good for the company reputation
I do
I did, but then I struck out on my own
In my niche, yes

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How's your killer instinct?
It's restrained
It's a bit overwhelming
Indiscriminate
I eat what I kill

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Do you bring your politics into the workplace?
No, I want international appeal
Don't mix work with politics
Frequently
Just keep the vegans away from me

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When do you plan to retire?
When I've made enough money to set me up for life
Never
When I get fed up
Once I have a few trophies

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What do you think of unionization?
If I can contribute something to the greater good, then that seems fair, as I'm such a success
I prefer to work freelance
I'm all for it
I prefer Right To Work states

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