Friday, February 23, 2007

How I Am The Hero

I saw the thing on Kyra's blog. Its been there for a long time now. And I've never given it more than a passing glance. But I'm supposed to be studying hard right now for upcoming sessional tests. So this time I took the test.

And these are the results. Well, what do I say? I've known them for quite some time now, and they're quite true and valid. But now that this humble, erudite and sincere website dedicated to the truth, has also concluded similarly, I felt I should let the general populace in on it too.

Had to answer a set of gruelling introspective questions - Upon reading Harry Potter, which of these characters did you think you were? Hagrid? Mrs. Weasley? Harry? Hermione? Mr. Norris? - and spent another minute while the page loaded to give me my comprehensive test results.

Truer than most other stuff I've written myself just before, I give you My Inner Hero.

Your Profile:

You're intelligent, educated, and just a bit superior to everyone you know. If you're still in school, you probably make A's, if you're not too bored to waste the effort. If you work, your annoying boss relies on you to solve the problems no one else can figure out. You've never met a puzzle you can't solve. When it comes to leisure, you'd rather read, play a strategy game, or surf the 'Net than run around getting sweaty [C&B: They didnt ask me if I play badminton or go jogging everyday. You can't blame them! I also read, and lose regularly at minesweeper]. You're a brainiac, and you're not ashamed to admit it.

Above all, you're a mastermind and a great thinker. You see the unknown as territory to be conquered, and the mysterious as something to be systematically unraveled. You don't have time for fools; you only spend your time with people who can comprehend your obfuscatory convolutions. You enjoy amassing knowledge, both useful and trivial [C&B: I'm a treasure trove, a locked gigantic vault of knowledge, a goldmine of information, airbaggage weighing over 20 kgs, a jar full of VitC tablets!].

Your Mission:

You were put on this earth to enlighten people. They will listen to you, because they are impressed by your vocabulary, your erudition, and your ability to grasp concepts that invariably elude them. You are the one who has to figure things out, because let's face it - you're the only one smart enough [C&B: Very sweet of them I feel, to acknowledge all that. Not many admit it, even to themselves].

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to Discover Something. Something small, or something big. Find an unknown insect in your own backyard. Discover a cure for sunburn. Develop a faster way to get the dishes done. Calculate the number of molecules in the Andromeda galaxy. Discover a comet. Discover SOMETHING [C&B: Just back from Physics Lab, after having successfully calculated Planck's Constant. The lab-assistant's awestruck face at the supreme efficiency, masterful confidence, and brilliant backcalculated accuracy of my calculations was his sole, yet satisfactory, compliment].

And do make it a priority. The Famous Adventurer of Silmaria has a crystal ball trained on you, and will be noting your progress.

A Warning:

Try to remember: you're not infallible. If people around you are all nodding and smiling, it may just be because they don't have the faintest idea what you're talking about. Check your facts and admit the possibility that even you can make mistakes. [C&B: Well. Sometimes perhaps. If you say so.] Loosen up. Make friends with a Rogue and have him or her try to poke holes in your theories. Who knows; you might actually have fun.

On another note - making plans and formulating theories can be quite stimulating, but at some point, you are going to have to actually DO something. Employ a Warrior, if necessary, to put your brilliant schemes into action. Just be sure your instruction manual is written in very small words.

Anything you want to add?


Revealed said...

A lotta things I want to add alright! But I'll just sit here and wait for you to come down from the clouds :D

kyra said...

i have plenty to add too! and what i have to say completely counters this post heh.

Confused & Baffled said...

well, whats the hang up about kids? go right ahead! lets see what you got.

kyra said...

you sure you could take it? i dont think i can live with the guilt..

Revealed said...

Hehehe. I second kyra. The guilt has to be considered y'know.

Anonymous said...

Lol. The inner hero thing, you must have been on cloud no. 9 when u read it. Straight A's in school, love amassing knowledge, solving all problems ... lol.

By the way, how much did u get in Phy and Chem in ur 12th Mr. Mechanical Engineer ....

hyk hyuk hyuk

Nupur Jain said...

god... do you actually believe all that... i seriously can't imagine you looking for an insect in your backyard...

Confused & Baffled said...

@revealed: i find you too often conspiring against my wellbeing. whats the deal, eh? what what??

@anonymous: who is this??? whooo!?! dare you try and get logical and reasonable with me?

@nupur: dont. i do not own a backyard. and if i did, the last thing you would find is me looking for insects.

Anonymous said...

i do not conform to the limits of reason and logic. bite me !

Dhruv said...

Are you implying that the feedback given to you by that website is NOT satirical?!?