To accurately assess your potential as a Quirkipreneur, please print out the following quiz, and circle the most appropriate answers.
Extra points for the use of crayons.
Double extra points for use of Mr.Sketchy's scented markers or glitter glue.
Have you always felt just a bit little different than others in your:
d. Solar System
e. Bag of Holding
Would you ever consider wearing a wombat or other marsupial on your head?
a. THAT’S SO WEIRD. NO WAY!
b. THAT’S SO WEIRD! Thanks for the idea!
d. Does the wombat like being on people's heads?
d. My dog has a squeaky possum toy I could hot glue to a headband if it'll make you happy.
f. Hey, did you know that wombats poop cubes? TRUE FACT!
Have you ever daydreamed about:
a. Doing something crazy, risky and innovative for a living?
d. Making a dent in the universe?
b. Selling your Wombat Hats at a fleamarket?
Do you feel oddly compelled to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before?
YES / NO
Have you ever rick-rolled anyone?
a. Never gonna give you up
c. Never gonna let you down
e. Never gonna run around…
g. WTF’s a rick-roll?
(Here. Try one. It’s delicious with a little butter)
Do you believe in conservative business attire? Blue neckties & blazers, taupe kitten-heeled pumps and non-sexy hosiery?
A. Yes, I do. And may I just say my cubicle is my happy place?
B. Yes, but only when gender appropriate. Nobody wants to see Donald Trump in kitten heels.
c. Please add feather boas and tiaras to the "Approved" list.
d. I'd like to amend my previous answer (B) NOBODY wants to see Donald Trump in a tiara and feather boa.
e. I'd work for the Empire itself if I could wear my Storm Trooper Armor to work.
f. Neckties completely block your throat chakra, Darling. They leave such a nasty bruise on your aura...
How do you feel about industry specific jargon & obscure corporate acronyms?
a. I prefer to use simple uncomplicated words that everyone can understand, thank you.
e. Jargon FTW! Gotta love that elitist feeling I get when I see the confusion of industry outsiders!
i. I don't know any industry jargon, but do make up my own words sometimes. Is that wrong?
o. Jabberwocks! Burbling! Vorpal Blades… AND SNICKER-SNACK!
u. I invented my own acronym-based language & I’ll teach it to you for the discount price of just $999.99!!
Which of the following Internet Celebrities would you most like to have over for dinner (or perhaps a wet and sloppy makeout session?)
a. Kim Kardashian
B. The Bloggess and Beyoncé
c. Wil Wheaton
z. Ze Frank
e. All of the above except (A)
QUICK! -- choose how the World ENDS!
a. Climate Change Catastrophe
b. Zombie Apocolypse
d. Super Volcanos Trigger A Nuclear Holocaust
c. Meteor Showers of Doom
e. 3-headed Carniverous Aliens (hidden within the Meteor Showers of Doom)
HOW TO SCORE THIS TEST:
For each A, give yourself 42 points. For each B, subtract 93 million points, and multiply by infinity +1. For each e, z or d -- oh, just skip it. No need to bother with the math. If you made it this far without clicking away in a frustration or confusion?
CONGRATULATIONS! You are officially pre-qualified to join the ranks of the Quirkipreneurs! Please share your thoughts results in the comments. (And, hey, sorry about the Rick-Roll thing) (No, really. I'm sorry.)
Update! Nicole Fende (Our Resident Numbers Expert & Whisperer) has done the math for us and figured out everyone's scores. If you make it as far as the comments, the anwer is not just quirky, but "blue" --- who knew, I ask... who knew?