Which Time Period Embodies Your Personality?

Teresa McGlothlin

What do you think you have in common with an outlaw?

Would you describe your personality as sparkling or a diamond in the rough?

You're getting ready to go to a party. How many times will you change clothes?

Which one of your traits do you think others find most alluring?

Are you the kind of person that stands in line or uses self-checkout?

If you won a million dollars, what is the first thing you would do?

Would you describe your sense of style as modern or old-fashioned?

Is there anything you wish you could change about yourself?

Are you better with technology or fixing things around the house?

When you're on social media, what do you post about most?

Do you find yourself procrastinating more than you like?

If you found yourself hopelessly lost, would you stop to ask for directions?

Do you need a lot of alone time, or do you prefer to have company?

Are you aggressive in rush hour traffic, or do you tend to take your time?

Which of these words would you use to describe your manners?

Have you ever been told that you are old-fashioned?

Do you prefer to get up early or stay up late?

If we asked your last ex, what word would they use to describe your relationship style?

How do you pass the time when you are in a waiting room?

Is your lifestyle full of hustle and bustle or Netflix and chill?

Do you make snap decisions, or do you weigh the pros and cons?

What is the first thing you usually notice when you meet new people?

How do you spend the last 10 minutes of your workday?

Do you plan elaborate meals or eat what's fast and easy?

Have you ever heard that you're an old soul?

Do you believe in omens or superstitions?

Would you feel more comfortable driving a minivan or a sports car?

Which one of these common pet peeves drives you up a wall?

Do you consider yourself more conservative or more progressive?

On an average Sunday afternoon, what would we find you doing?

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About This Quiz

There are some who are perfectly embodied by living in the here and now. That's not the case for the majority of us, though. Most of us have traits and tendencies that can be traced all the way back to the era that suits us best. We don't know how all of it works exactly, but we do know enough about it to compare your answers to time period appropriate standards. 

Without time machines available for public use, it has been impossible to accurately place yourself in the time period that your traits and quirks match up with perfectly. Now that we're in the atomic age, we have the technology to make it possible. Maybe we don't have a time machine, but we do have a series of questions that can analyze you and compare you to traits of eras like the Wild West and the Victorian era. 

As you respond, choose the answer that truly resonates with you. Once we feel like we know you well enough to be your best friend, we'll take your answers and run them against the known traits of bygone eras and current times. Will you embody the era you've always felt connected with, or will it be something else? 

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