A new personality test is going around Twitter this week: The game is to “describe yourself in three fictional characters.” Which combination of made-up personality traits speaks to who you really are? Now is the time to consider the question deeply and tweet about it.
The responses so far range from apparently sincere—
DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN 3 fictional characters... Ready go pic.twitter.com/bedgBZWM1y— ROGUE WON JOHNNY (@roguewonjohnny) September 18, 2016
—to probably still sincere but also very clever—
—to the characters from your own good video game that you wrote.
Some people are Mirandas/Ilanas (this is definitely a thing):
While many, many others are Squidward, Squidward, and just Squidward. Highly relatable.
"Describe yourself in 3 fictional characters" I only have one pic.twitter.com/XpEiACscHw— 🐀𝖍𝖔𝖑𝖑𝖞 𝕮𝖔𝖓𝖗𝖆𝖉🐀 (@HollyConrad) September 18, 2016
This is one of those memes that falls into the category of “games people used to play on LiveJournal 15 years ago.” Certainly it’s fun to think about the relationship between yourself and the media you like: What’s appealing about certain characters? What aspects of yourself do you see in them?
But it’s 2016 now, so people also love to be self-deprecating, jokeful irony boys.
Describe yourself with 3 fictional characters pic.twitter.com/K4ltNtZfMU— Paperbag Animator (@PaperbagTweet) September 17, 2016
Describe yourself in 3 fictional characters. pic.twitter.com/M9BWmVzw1L— Kieron Moore (@KieronMoore) September 19, 2016
This, by the way, is cheating. Yakko, Wakko, and Dot are like the id, ego, and superego of cartoon characters:
"Describe yourself in 3 fictional cha---"— Laszlo Xalieri (@xalieri) September 19, 2016
Done. Next? pic.twitter.com/umuYkNKdOt
So, who are your three?
Describe yourself in 3 fictional characters— Francis 🐌✨ (@Sulidaesy) September 17, 2016
Me: *forgets every fictional character in existence*
i want to do that simple 'describe yourself with 3 fictional characters' but im so bad at judging myself wow— teeri 🦉 (@huuhkaja) September 18, 2016
I've tried to do that "describe yourself with 3 fictional characters" thing 3 times now and keep coming up with nothing. You do it.— Leena (@LeenaVanD) September 19, 2016
Remember, there’s no partial credit if you turn this assignment in late.