Re: CHAT: The profile of a conlanger
|From:||Carlos Thompson <carlos_thompson@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, October 30, 1999, 2:07|
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De: Paul Bennett <Paul.Bennett@...>
Para: Multiple recipients of list CONLANG <CONLANG@...>
Enviado: Jueves 28 de Octubre de 1999 06:15
Asunto: The profile of a conlanger
> I don't know how much credence y'all might give this kind of thing, butI'm
> interested in the "meta" of conglanging, as measured in as many ways.
> This classifies "temprament types" into 16 groups, and though this kind of
> labelling can easily be denigrated, IMO it might be at the very least fun
> if we can add another trait to the "profile of an average conlanger" thatwas
> apparently arrived at a while ago. Lars mentioned it when we were inLondon,
> and IIRC it went a little like this:
heterosexual (with a 2 1/2 years old relationship)
right-handed (left is only useful to bring fork to mouth and hold the
no beard allowed from girlfriend or mummy... (but lazy to shave diarly)
black-haired and dark-skinned
> Anyone who wants to share their results is encouraged to, either publiclyor
> privately. I turn out to be INTP, apparently, which I interpret asmeaning I
> ought to be an auxlanger instead of an artlanger. My earliest conlangefforts
> were auxlangs, I suppose, so there may be something in it after all...
I don't remember what I was when I took it... either INTP or INFP I guess.
I'm definitively an I.
-- Carlos Th