Owls, Snakes, and Gorgons, oh my (medusasowl) wrote in fullcirclecomic,
Owls, Snakes, and Gorgons, oh my
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I'd rather play here With all the madmen For I'm quite content they're all as sane As me

Ever felt like you played or wrote your characters a little differently than the people around you? You may have a disorder called DICD, or Dissociative Imaginative Characterization Disorder. The test below has been designed to assist in self-diagnosis.

LOL! Amarin sent us this test, and KW and I flunked it too. XD The amusing thing is that a lot of my favorite authors have similar issues. For example Niel Gaiman complaining that his characters wouldn't stop going on and on in a pointless dialog that wasn't getting him anywhere. ;) Honestly, I'm very grateful to have this particularly disorder. It's made me a more rounded person. There's a lot of music, foods, concepts, movies, you name it that I'd never have tried or would have been unable to enjoy in the past that these muses have blessed me with. I enjoy a lot more with them around and learn a lot more too. Even if they are difficult, stubborn, and a pain in the butt sometimes. *eyes the brat in the icon* Yeah, that's right, I'm lookin at you, Eryk! Yeah, keep it up and I'll stick you in pantaloons again.

My Dissociative Imaginative Characterization Disorder Diagnosis Purity Test Results

You answered "yes" to 30 of 39 questions, with a total value of 33 points out of 42, making you 21.4% dicd pure (78.6% dicd corrupt).
According to the scoring guide, your dicd experience level is: Seriously DICD: it might be important to remember that those people in your head aren’t actually real. Remember RL? Interacting with real people is occasionally beneficial. In any case, you can’t let the characters forget who’s in charge, or they’ll walk all over you. Maintain your authority, or you’ll never have any peace!
Your Weirdness Factor (AKA Uniqueness Factor) is 21%, based on a comparison of your test results with 208 other submissions for this test.

The average purity for this test is 49.5%.
Tags: authors, character development, full circle, geekdom, it teaches us while we learn, neuroses, silly, stream of conciousness
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