Which "My Girl" Character Are You?

By: Steven Miller
Estimated Completion Time
7 min
Which "My Girl" Character Are You?
Image: Collage; Vada Sultenfuss, Thomas J. Sennett, Shelly DeVoto

About This Quiz

"My Girl" taught us about love, loss and growing up. Let's go back to some simpler times and explore which character from this '90s movie best fits your personality.
How adventurous are you?
Bring it on. I'm up for any adventure.
I can be talked into adventure, if all my other responsibilities are taken care of.
I'm pretty adventurous, especially in efforts to chase down my dreams.
I prefer to stick to my routines.
How poetic are you?
I'm a decent writer, but it has to be functional.
I'm more poetic in my actions and my spirit than in writing.
I wouldn't say I'm poetic, but I appreciate poetry.
I'm very poetic and enjoy expressing myself in words.
Have you ever had a crush on your teacher?
I have some teachers I like more than others, but I've never had a crush.
It's a little hard to remember, but I probably did.
Yes. I was absolutely in love with a teacher of mine.
No, I never had a crush on a teacher.

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Would you ever wear a mood ring?
I love mood rings and I've worn them before.
I've worn a mood ring a time or two. They're pretty fun.
I never wore one, but I don't have a problem with them.
No. They're stupid and I don't think they work.
Would you consider yourself to be more masculine or feminine?
Very feminine.
Somewhat masculine.
Very masculine.
Somewhat feminine.
How afraid of death are you?
I've spent a lot of time thinking about it, and I'm fairly comfortable with the subject.
I'm totally freaked out about the subject.
I'm afraid of not living fully, not of dying.
I have a healthy fear of death, but it doesn't consume me.

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Would you consider yourself to be a hypochondriac?
Absolutely, I'm in the doctor's office all the time.
I have some health issues, but I'm not obsessed by them.
Not at all. I don't worry about illness.
I worry about health issues occasionally, but there's usually good reason.
Would you say you act older or younger than your age?
I can get a little set in my ways and perhaps act a bit older than what I really am.
I am pretty young in spirit, but I do act responsibly most of the time.
I don't know. I guess I just act my age.
I shock people by how much more mature I sound.
How many allergies do you have?
I'm allergic to everything.
I have a few allergies, but they don't bother me too much.
I often worry that I have allergies, but doctors say I don't.
I don't have any allergies that I know of.

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How often do you arrive on time?
I show up when I feel like it.
I used to show up late all the time, but I'm getting better about it.
It's pretty rare for me to be late.
I'm extremely punctual.
Would you describe yourself as a sweet person?
I suppose I am a very sweet and caring person.
I hear that pretty often from people.
I care about people, but I wouldn't go so far as sweet.
I'm pretty rough around the edges, but I have my moments.
Are you more of a leader or a follower?
I have some leadership qualities, but I mostly just like to do my daily work.
I'm in charge. Just do what I tell you to do.
I tend to do my own thing, but I can step up into a leadership role at times.
I tend to just do what I'm told.

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How good are you at climbing trees?
I'm pretty good at it, but I don't do it much.
I'm a good tree-climber and I love doing it.
I really have no idea. It's been years.
My tree-climbing days are long behind me.
How likely are you to get into trouble?
I tend to avoid trouble, unless I see an injustice that needs addressing.
I used to get in trouble regularly, but I'm cleaning up my act.
I mostly stay out of trouble, but I get roped into stuff once in a while.
I'm constantly getting into one mess or another.
How much do your parent's opinions matter to you?
I'm constantly worried about what my parents would think.
I don't give much thought to their opinions.
I care to a certain degree, but I tend to do my own thing anyways.
I consider it from time to time.

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How would you describe your age?
Still pretty young.
Getting a bit older.
Pretty old.
Very young.
How does living in an RV on a full-time basis sound to you?
I'm all about it or I'm already doing it.
It sounds pretty fun. I might do it someday.
It sounds pretty awful. There's no way I'm living that way.
It sounds alright, but I can't imagine doing it myself.
How artistic are you?
I'm not artistic at all.
I'm pretty artistic, especially when it comes to writing.
I'm quite artistic and do a lot of different creative projects.
I like art, but I'm not particularly artistic myself.

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What sounds the most like your biggest dream?
To marry the person of my dreams.
To make my family proud of me.
To make it to Hollywood.
To have a successful business.
How would you describe your love life?
Non-existent.
It's starting to look better.
Stable.
Tragic.
How much do you want to be part of your own family?
I haven't really thought that much about it.
It's something that is a big hope of mine.
I'm already part of a family.
My family is a huge priority in my life.

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How do you feel about playing Bingo?
Bingo is something that old people do. It's pretty lame.
I'm learning to enjoy Bingo.
I love Bingo.
I hate Bingo.
How much do you like going on rides at a fair?
I get pretty excited about the idea of going to a fair.
Rides are okay, but not scary ones.
I'll watch other people go on the rides, but I'm not interested.
Rides at the fair are a blast.
How likely are you to run your own business?
I already do.
I can definitely see that happening.
It might happen, but I do enjoy working for others.
I can't imagine that happening, but I suppose it's possible.

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How much tragedy have you endured in your life?
There have been a few tough moments along the way.
Only one big tragedy, the rest has been pretty mellow.
I've been lucky in that I haven't had much to deal with.
Way more than any one person should have to experience.
Would you consider yourself to be more quiet or loud?
It is pretty rare for me to raise my voice.
I can be pretty boisterous from time to time.
I tend to be very quiet.
I'm known for making quite a bit of noise.
How important is your personal reputation to you?
I strive to be known as a good person, but I don't think about it very much.
I don't worry very much about what people think of me. I do my own thing.
I don't care what anyone thinks of me.
I work very hard to earn a solid reputation.

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How much difficulty do you have with expressing emotions?
I mostly tell people how I feel, but I'm guarded in some ways.
I'm pretty good at letting people know how I feel.
I'm not the best when it comes to expressing myself.
I don't really talk about it very much.
When was the last time that you went out to see a movie?
I go to the movies all the time.
It's been a little while since I went out to see a movie.
It's been a very long time.
I went to a movie pretty recently.
How often do you have issues with your temper?
I have issues with my temper from time to time.
I blow up quite often.
It would take a lot for me to blow my top.
Even if I do get frustrated, it's pretty hard to tell.

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