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introvert 35 64.81%
extravert 7 12.96%
ambivert 12 22.22%
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Old December 18th, 2017 (10:50 PM).
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I'm an introvert. Tried doing the extravert thing once. It wasn't my thing.
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Old December 21st, 2017 (9:19 PM).
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    Certainly an introvert.

    I do enjoy spending time with others, but I find it draining overall.

    I live by myself and spend the majority of my free time alone...I wouldn't have it any other way :D
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    Old December 22nd, 2017 (3:08 PM).
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    Definitely an introvert as well. For a while I didn't like the fact that I was an introvert because the people I looked up to were all extroverts, but especially over the last two years I've learned about the strengths that my introversion gives me and how to best use them, so definitely more at peace with it now.

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    Right now, I almost get no time to myself because my commute to work is very short, I work 5 days/week and come home to my retired parents' house, who are always home. Over the last month so, I've noticed that it's been driving me insane. Being with my parents, or at work, all the time is making me depressed. I need to find somewhere else to be.
    Yeah I 100% get this. Last year when I was in Sydney and living with 7 other people I used to disappear on hikes on my own pretty much every weekend so I could be alone and recharge. My housemates called it 'Josh time' and that's pretty much what it was but it helped so much. Would recommend!
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    Old December 22nd, 2017 (3:20 PM).
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      Introvert. I can talk plenty online, but I can never really figure out what to say irl and I generally get nervous talking to strangers or people who I haven't known very long.
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      Old December 22nd, 2017 (3:40 PM). Edited December 22nd, 2017 by PokemonCoders.
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        I'm an introvert. I don't talk too much and I'm very careful with my words. I love socializing but I love being alone so I can think on my plans. People had mistaken me as a shy person but I'm not.
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        Old December 23rd, 2017 (2:17 PM).
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          I'm definitely an introvert. I mostly keep to myself and whatnot. I can handle being around people but only for short times and not multiple days in a row, unless it's my bestfriend or talking to my boyfriend, I can talk to him for hours without feeling "worn out" or needing time to myself.
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          Old December 23rd, 2017 (5:38 PM).
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          definitely right down the middle so ambivert
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          Old December 24th, 2017 (5:40 AM).
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            Undoubtedly Introverted.

            But I do have a social side, it's just conducted with one person at a time.
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            Old December 25th, 2017 (1:11 AM).
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            Very much an introvert as I enjoy to have my own peace rather than hang out with many people at once. To be honest I find spending time with more than three people exhausting and I need the rest of the day to regain my energy afterwards.
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            Old December 29th, 2017 (7:18 PM).
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            Introvert. I have no problem with hanging out with people and talking to them, but too many people for too long definitely leaves me stressed out and needing to get away.
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            Old January 4th, 2018 (6:46 AM).
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              I'm an introvert too.
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              Old January 5th, 2018 (12:52 AM).
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              Interesting how often introversion and social awkwardness/anxiety get conflated, and you have to explain to people that no, being an introvert doesn't mean I'm shy or that I don't like hanging out with you. I love being around people, it's why I do what I do - but it's also incredibly draining, and I usually have to take time afterwards to recharge my batteries. I find it helps (probably due to mild autism oops) to gamify my social interactions. It's like Amnesia, except instead of monsters, it's other people that drain my sanity bar. I don't dislike it, but if my bar empties I crash hard and it becomes really difficult to be sociable and enthusiastic. Just takes a while in my own company to refill it! And for special events like family holidays, Christmas parties etc, I can 'overcharge' the bar by spending extra time plugged into a charging station. XD
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              Old January 5th, 2018 (3:21 AM).
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              I'm 50/50 at the start. I'll either try and be outgoing as possible and wear myself out mentally and emotionally, or I'll just sit back and wait to see what happens. After the first couple of interactions with people though I'm about 80% introvert.
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              Old January 5th, 2018 (12:38 PM).
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                definitely introverted; i love spending time with people and going out to more social events but it definitely wears me out emotionally... i need more me time than i do time spent with other ppl lol
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                Old February 2nd, 2018 (1:04 PM).
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                  I suggest that everyone here goes and takes the Myers-Briggs test.
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                  Old February 2nd, 2018 (6:57 PM).
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                  Mainly introverted. I'm only extroverted when I have to be. which is usually in workplace situations.
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                  Old February 2nd, 2018 (8:00 PM).
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                  Old February 5th, 2018 (3:15 AM).
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                    Ambivert I guess? I feel like I've switched from side to side throughout my life, I guess if I did pick I'd be more on the extroverted side. Socialising and meeting new people from all walks of life is something I live for, but at the same time I also value my alone time dearly too.
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                    Old February 6th, 2018 (1:38 AM).
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                      Old March 4th, 2018 (7:04 PM).
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                      Introvert. I wish I were more of an extrovert.
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                      Old March 7th, 2018 (9:59 AM). Edited March 7th, 2018 by Steven Stone.
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                      Ambivert, which I figure is both, because I really am either one depending on the day. Some days I'm really extroverted and don't stop talking. Other days I get irritated easily, or just feel really quiet, and I don't talk much - even at work.
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                      Old March 7th, 2018 (2:08 PM).
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                        I am most definitely an introvert, I like things to be quiet and peaceful and I keep to myself.

                        Social engagement is also extremely difficult for me both on and offline so that plays a part too.
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                        Old March 8th, 2018 (8:07 AM).
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                          I usually receive ENFJ or ENFP in the 16 personality test so I suppose extroverted it is! :P

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                          Old March 8th, 2018 (11:34 AM).
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                          I am an introvert who is very good at pretending to be an extrovert when I'm at work :v.
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                          Old March 9th, 2018 (3:53 AM).
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