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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Take the Conference-Participant Quiz

It is that time of year again! The masks are being touched up. The costumes are at the cleaners. The dirty tricks and sweet treats are on their way. Of course, I'm talking about the AAR/SBL fright night. Last year, I created a taxonomy of the different creatures that you're likely to meet at this professional conference. Now you can determine which mask you will don this year.

Take this quiz to find out which conference-personality type fits you best.

Are you the Gladiator?

Are you the Vacationeer?

Are you the Greenhorn?

Are you the Observer?
Are you the Artisan?
Are you the Resident Tourist?
Are you the Reunionist?
Are you the Zombie?

Comment below to let us know (a) your results, (b) what you think you really are or aspire to be, and (c) what other personality types are not included in the quiz, but should be...



  1. I got "Grumpy git that sits at the back and looks asleep, rousing only to make some ascerbic comment". Pretty perceptive quiz.

  2. Wow, I am impressed. The quiz was spot on, "Greenhorn."

  3. Vacationeer, of course. That's pretty good to me!