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#916659 - 06/27/05 12:03 PM Perfectionism Test
Ancient Upright Offline
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Registered: 06/06/05
Posts: 384
Wow, I thought I knew who I was until I tried this little test:

Perfectionism Scale

I knew that I was highly organized, but I didn't realize that I thought my parents were overly critical.

Don't judge this test before you try it, it's actually quite acurate. ;\)
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#916660 - 07/31/05 01:43 PM Re: Perfectionism Test
***musical princess*** Offline
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Registered: 06/15/05
Posts: 537
Loc: Newcastle, England
Subscale Your average score (Audience's average score(

Concern over Mistakes (CM)
A tendency to associate mistakes with failure and a loss of respect from others
3 (2)


Personal Standards (PS)
Setting very high standards for yourself and criticising yourself according to how well you achieve them
4 (2)


Parent Expectations (PE)
The belief that your parents set very high goals
5 (2)


Parental Criticism (PC)
The belief that your parents were overly critical
3 (1)


Doubting of Actions (D)
How much you doubt your ability to complete tasks
3 (2)


Organisation (O)
Your tendency to be orderly
5 (2)


Well, those are my results. Looks like I'm a bit of an organizing freak! \:D

x
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#916661 - 07/31/05 01:56 PM Re: Perfectionism Test
Jamie D. Offline
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Registered: 06/08/05
Posts: 102
Loc: Louisville, Ky
I scored low on just about everything, although my parental ones were lowest 1&2 Organisation was my higest 4?, it was last week though. It might be a different # at the moment.

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#916662 - 07/31/05 02:04 PM Re: Perfectionism Test
pianojerome Offline
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Registered: 01/01/05
Posts: 9868
I'm not sure my results are so accurate.


I always try to do my best. However, my parents don't expect me to be perfect (the test results disagree there), and I strongly disagree with the statement that if I make a few mistakes (if I am less than perfect) then people won't like me. (the test results disagree there, too... :rolleyes: ) That statement is wrong on so many levels - but I guess a lot of people believe it.
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#916663 - 08/01/05 02:50 PM Re: Perfectionism Test
Ancient Upright Offline
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Registered: 06/06/05
Posts: 384
I don't know, Sam, the questions were very direct. I tend to think that either you answered wrong, or the results are more acurate than you think. \:o
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#916664 - 08/11/05 05:43 PM Re: Perfectionism Test
pagnini Offline
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Registered: 07/01/05
Posts: 67
Concern over Mistakes (CM)
A tendency to associate mistakes with failure and a loss of respect from others
3

Personal Standards (PS)
Setting very high standards for yourself and criticising yourself according to how well you achieve them
3

Parent Expectations (PE)
The belief that your parents set very high goals
5

Parental Criticism (PC)
The belief that your parents were overly critical
3

Doubting of Actions (D)
How much you doubt your ability to complete tasks
3

Organisation (O)
Your tendency to be orderly
3

All 3 except than the one 5
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#916665 - 08/17/05 10:31 PM Re: Perfectionism Test
John Citron Offline
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Registered: 07/15/05
Posts: 3925
Loc: Haverhill, Massachusetts
The test is pretty accurate. My mom brought me up never to make a fool of your self. This is probably why I gave up going into music. I didn't want to make mistakes and be laughed off stage.

Subscale Your average score Audience's average score
Concern over Mistakes (CM)
A tendency to associate mistakes with failure and a loss of respect from others
5 (2)

Personal Standards (PS)
Setting very high standards for yourself and criticising yourself according to how well you achieve them
4 (2)

Parent Expectations (PE)
The belief that your parents set very high goals
5 (2)

Parental Criticism (PC)
The belief that your parents were overly critical
5 (1)

Doubting of Actions (D)
How much you doubt your ability to complete tasks
5 (2)

Organisation (O)
Your tendency to be orderly (5)

scary...
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Nothing.

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#916666 - 09/14/05 09:09 PM Re: Perfectionism Test
Ancient Upright Offline
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Registered: 06/06/05
Posts: 384
Wow, most of us internet geeks have parent issues... Interesting.
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#916667 - 09/16/05 12:18 PM Re: Perfectionism Test
ChatNoir Offline
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Registered: 04/19/05
Posts: 1554
Loc: Encino, California
Nothing to worry about here. According to this test, I am PERFECT! (If you don't believe it, just ask my mother!!!)
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