Fannish Psychological Testing

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Title: Fannish Psychological Testing
Creator: thefourthvine
Date(s): May 29, 2012
Medium: online
Fandom: Meta
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External Links: posted here
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Fannish Psychological Testing is a satirical exploration of what psychological testing would look like if it were designed for media fandom characters. The mock test was created in response to thefourthvine's evaluation of actual psychological tests which she described as "boring" and "as interesting as an eight-part documentary on dryer lint." While many of the test questions appear to be based on fannish tropes such as finding oneself in an evil mirror universe or soulbonds, they are actually based on plotlines from movies and TV shows. Guessing which shows and movies is part of the enjoyment of the test,

The Fannish Relationship Survey

  1. If I were transported to another universe, I would immediately try to find my partner's analogue. (T/F)
  2. If it was an evil mirror universe, I would still try to find my partner's analogue. (T/F)
  3. I would also expect my partner's analogue to find me, even if said analogue had no way of knowing I was there. (T/F)
  4. My partner and I are capable of having complete conversations using only eyebrows, shoulder punches, or awkward, shuffling silences. (T/F)
  5. Other people have sometimes accused my partner and I of being telepathic. (T/F)
  6. If my partner or I were to turn evil, so that we had to spend the next fifty years as mortal enemies, I would still expect us to be there for each other in times of personal crisis. (T/F)
  7. I have brought my partner back from the dead, or my partner has brought me back from the dead. (T/F)
  8. I have sacrificed my life, my sanity, or other people's lives to bring my partner back from the dead, or vice versa. (T/F)
  9. I have remolded reality to protect my relationship. (T/F)
  10. Our souls, or a representation of our souls, have merged. (T/F)
  11. My partner's soul is as much my responsibility as my own. (T/F)
  12. If my partner is ever grievously injured, I will violate hospital protocols, not to mention health and safety regulations, to keep a weeping bedside vigil, even during lifesaving surgery. (T/F)
  13. If I am ever grievously injured, my partner is likely to quit, go catatonic, go berserk, or otherwise become a less than functional member of society. (T/F)
  14. At least one improbable being (mystical creature, copy of me from another dimension, minor deity, etc.) has declared that it is my destiny to be with my partner. (T/F)
  15. Basically the entire universe has declared that it is my destiny to be with my partner. (T/F)
  16. I am fairly sure that if I ever leave my partner, the universe will end. (T/F)
  17. My partner was at some point literally the only boy/girl/other in the world, and neither of us minded. (T/F)
  18. If one of us was transformed into a vampire, that person would immediately transform the other. (T/F)

(Scoring note: One point for every true. Anyone who scores more than 14 on this survey should probably take a different test. One that measures how well in touch you are with reality.)

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