Create a Country Playlist and We'll Guess Which Dog Breed You Own

By: Zoe Samuel

What is the first song on your list?

Which singer will not be on the list?

Which singer will most be on the list?

What platform will you use to play the list?

What is the theme of most songs?

Do most of your songs follow the usual country song structure?

How traditional are the singers on your list?

Have any of your singers crossed over to rock or pop?

Do they play their own instruments?

Are they mostly solo artists?

What's the best country song about parties?

Which song sums up romance?

What song is the most annoying?

What funny country song do you like?

Which song is not allowed on your list?

Which weepy song will you include?

How many of your artists come from "American Idol" or similar shows?

What is the gender balance of your country playlist?

How many songs are on it?

What is the best country song about breaking up?

What is the best country song about religion?

Which country song is most insightful about drinking?

Which country song tells the best story?

Which country song makes you feel most patriotic?

Which country song will you include that is about Texas?

Which country song about states other than Texas would you include?

Where will you play your country playlist?

For whom will you make your country playlist?

How will your dog feel about your country playlist?

How long does your country playlist take to play all the way through?

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About This Quiz

If there's one characteristic that unites people who love country music and people who love dogs, it's this: authenticity. Country music is about the things in life that really matter. It's about family, about God, and about the trials and tribulations of making it in a world that is full of difficulties and distractions. Country music focuses on how alcohol and poverty and loss of faith can pull a person away from the things that matter. It's about how your friends and your true love can help you find your way.

Similarly, owning a dog is very much about forcing yourself not to wander off onto the things that don't matter. You can't just disappear when you have a dog; you have to get home to feed and walk him or her. You can't be selfish, because you have to look after another living being. You can't disappear into yourself or not leave the house. You also can't indulge the harmful lie that nobody loves you, because your dog will readily remind you that it adores you wholeheartedly.

Still, just as there are shades of nuance in country music, there are different kinds of dog - and what you like in your music might just help us figure out which particular dog you have. Let's see if we can figure it out!

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