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Poll results: Which door do you like the looks of best (for whatever reason)

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  • Door 1

    6 14.63%
  • Door 2

    14 34.15%
  • Door 3

    7 17.07%
  • Door 4

    9 21.95%
  • Door 5

    5 12.20%
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    Personality and Architecture

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    I’m testing an unlikely hypothesis. Please take the poll, and tell us which door you think looks coolest. If you know your Myers Briggs type (e.g. INFP, ISTP and the like) include that info in a response. If you don’t know your type there are many on-line tests. Here’s one: http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes1.htm

    Thanks in advance if someone can provide a link to a better online Myers-Briggs test.

    BTW, many of you have already taken an MB type test on this thread
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    OOoh, very curious! I couldn't pick just one door that I liked, but I could easily pick a door that I didn't like, and that would be #3.

    And I just took that personality test again this morning and resulted in an ENFJ. Extraverted, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging. I see that there is a link to an old thread, wonder if I posted in that and what my results were then. Interesting. I don't see myself as extroverted at all. I am, but only to people I know, so that doesn't seem that it would qualify

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    Door 3 every time

    just taken that Jung test, I'm an ESFP. I can only agree with that!
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    I'm an ISTP and chose door #2

    Quote Originally posted by SW MI Planner
    I couldn't pick just one door that I liked
    C'mon, SW MI Planner, just pick a door any door..... c'mon everyone else is....what are you chicken?...b-b-b-b buck buck....
    Last edited by Maister; 13 Feb 2009 at 9:05 AM. Reason: applied subtle peer pressure

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    Door #4. though i would prefer a different handle.

    oops. i got the numbers wrong and voted for door #3 in the poll. oops.

    interestingly, when i did the Myers-Briggs test last time the thread was active i was: INFJ

    today i took the test and am now: ISFJ.
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    I picked door #1 and I am an INTJ.
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    I am an INTJ and picked door #2
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    I am ISTP and chose door #3.

    3 is in a style that is much less prevalent than the others shown (I seek a certain level of individuality) and is probably in a very urban setting (probably central Paris or London, and I would love to live in a very dense city center).
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

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    Quote Originally posted by mendelman View post
    I am ISTP and chose door #3.

    3 is in a style that is much less prevalent than the others shown (I seek a certain level of individuality) and is probably in a very urban setting (probably central Paris or London, and I would love to live in a very dense city center).
    I believe the Art Nouveau door is in Paris.

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    I picked door 2. Never been M-Bed. Its one of those things I purposely avoid to the point of staring blankly at a person when they ask me what I was.

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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    I'm an ISTP and chose door #2

    C'mon, SW MI Planner, just pick a door any door..... c'mon everyone else is....what are you chicken?...b-b-b-b buck buck....
    omg, ok, I pick #4

    But it is my nature to analyze the hell out of things, so now that I'm choosing, I'm thinking, ok, I like all doors. #1 and #5 are heavy and obtrusive. #2 is nice, lets in a little light but guarded. blah!

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    I'm an INTJ and I like door #5 best.

    It's simple, yet has high craftsmanship. It looks sturdy and protective, including of privacy. Ultimately I think it looks like a door to a "study" in an ornate, old mansion either on the eastern US seaboard or somewhere in the rural UK.

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    Hi, Monty. I'm INTJ, and I'll take what's behind Door Three.

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    (I believe the door is by Victor Horta and may be found in Brussels. I'm wild about Horta's Art Nouveau and have visited his house/museum there. Way, way cool.)
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    I voted for Door #2. It reminds me of that Scottish designer - MacIntosh, I think?

    I'm an ISFJ... I don't know too many others.

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    I picked Door # 4.
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    Quote Originally posted by Gedunker View post
    I'm wild about Horta's Art Nouveau and have visited his house/museum there. Way, way cool.)
    I gotta admit that the intricate organic flowing lines one sees in those archetypal Art Nouveau examples are amongst the coolest arch. styles in the world. For fun you should do a Google image search for 'art nouveau door' and see examples of how the style manifested. So many awesome pics.

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    Interesting. Although I like the prairie style, I find I cannot select door 2 because it is not a particularly well-executed example of the style. The same goes for door 4, which is craftsman, another style I tend to enjoy. door 5 is a nice example of classical, but it is not often a style to which I gravitate. That leaves door 1 and door 3. These two, while seemingly different, share commonalities. Both gothic and art nouveau styles represent a break for more formal architecture based on classical forms. Both feature imaginative decoration, like the gargotles on a gothic church or the naturalistic themes common in Louis Sullivan's designs. (There are extremely few true examples of Art Nouveau architecture in America.) Both are associated with Romantic ideals and seek to relate emotionally with people.

    It is a tough choice, but I ultimately chose door 3. In addition to its appeal to my tastes, it is a wonderfully well done example of the style.

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    But what are behind the doors?

    I think we need a new poll now.
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    INFP (probably the WORST type for public sector planning work...)

    Who has chosen...

    Door #4

    Here is an analysis:
    Door number 4 provides clean and simple lines, with a little view outward (or inward). I also liked Door #2, but the amount of windows provides too much of a glimpse into my world. Door #4 allows me privacy from outside inquiry, but also an opportunity if I choose to examine and analyze the outside world.
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    Depending on the day, I'm either an INTJ or ENTP. Got a couple areas where I'm on the cusp. Anyway, I picked door #3 for aesthetic reasons, closely followed by #1. I'd like to see the doors without their surrounding detail to see if that would change my opinion. BTW, I do like the Frank Lloyd Wright stained glass of doors #2 but the rest of those doors including hardware and gap are poorly executed. Better workmanship might have changed my opinion.
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    It depends on the structure it would go with.

    Just from a pure enjoyment perspective I would pick Door #2

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    I would make an assumption that a person with this personality type would pick the tree door, but I think it is just gaudy.
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    INTP - door 4

    there are so many J's around here...
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    Door #4 and I'm a INFJ. I liked #4 because of it's clean lines but it had some interesting detail in the stained glass. The others were over the top.
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    I picked Door #4, for whatever that means. No. 1 reminds me too much of a church. No. 2 has too much glass (not secure). No 3 doesn't appear to have a door knob. No. 5 is too woody.

    None are doors I would want for my house.

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    Door #2 and INFP . Door 2 because I'm into art deco.
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