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Type 7 (The Thrillist)


Motivation: To test limits, to fully experience life
Potential problem: Living an ADD existence, not sticking with things long enough, immaturity, addiction
Historic antecedent: Discovery of the New World
Historic example: Howard Hughes
Film/TV example: Indiana Jones (Raiders of the Lost Ark)
Characteristics: does not worry about consequences, tends to do dangerous things without adequate precautions, always seeking new challenges, unpredictable, lives for pleasure, loves physical exertion, loves to test their strength, more desire than fear, loves night life and crowds, adrenaline junkie, impulsive, enjoys fighting, open to pretty much anything, believes that fun is the most important thing in life, loves to exercise, not opposed to breaking laws, prefers the unfamiliar to the familiar, prefers autonomy, likes to perform, ambitious, uninhibited, likes camping, erotic, likes to lead, most people think they are crazy, remains calm when others panic, cannot sit still, has an all or nothing personality, self promoting, risk taker, brave, likes to be different

Healthy Type 7: The Adventurer
fearless, full of energy, curious, lives fully in the moment, excellent fine motor skills, improvisational, endlessly optimistic
Average Type 7: The Thrill Seeker
exciting, fun, life of the party, exploratory, spontaneous, loquacious
Unhealthy Type 7: The Hedonist
escapist, prioritizes pleasure seeking above all else, avoids responsibility, substance abuse issues, health problems as a result of the aforementioned

*for a low score assume the opposite of the above. the descriptions listed here are made up of personality items. people who scored high on this type scored higher on the above items compared to the average. (more info)
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