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rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 52,702 Lives Here
Plenty of these about. Not serious but quite fun

Here’s a more pertinent one.

https://www.idrlabs.com/fascist-elements/test.php



Here’s my result.
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  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 8,857
    Cheers Rick i enjoyed that. Apparently I'm 53.4% a moderate facist. Pity it's more aimed at the US rather than the UK. Power to the people aka citizen Smith.
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  • ProssPross Posts: 25,462
    Definitely seem to be turning into a hand wringing lib in my old age but haven't reached Chasey proportions. The questions were very loaded though


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  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 7,552
    Clear your cookies elsewise... 🤔
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,458 Lives Here
    Mine came out very similar to the two above, can't say that surprised me.
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  • Plenty of these about. Not serious but quite fun

    Here’s a more pertinent one.

    https://www.idrlabs.com/fascist-elements/test.php



    Here’s my result.

    Now go back and answer truthfully RC. I don't believe that you can score as low as 11% and still have the views you do on covid lockdowns.
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 52,702 Lives Here

    Plenty of these about. Not serious but quite fun

    Here’s a more pertinent one.

    https://www.idrlabs.com/fascist-elements/test.php



    Here’s my result.

    Now go back and answer truthfully RC. I don't believe that you can score as low as 11% and still have the views you do on covid lockdowns.
    Honest.

    Which questions do you think I would score highly on?
  • There were quite a few questions about government control and surveillance that should have put you in the 20's, I think. Or did you adopt a "pre-Covid" mindset to answer the questions, because Covid is different?

    I left the questions in the middle where I don't care either way or didn't want to think about it. Even this pushes up your score.

    29% fwiw, but I don't think that really reflects how fascist I am. More it reflects that I'm introvert and in large part want other people to just fuch off.
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 52,702 Lives Here
    edited November 2020

    There were quite a few questions about government control and surveillance that should have put you in the 20's, I think. Or did you adopt a "pre-Covid" mindset to answer the questions, because Covid is different?

    I left the questions in the middle where I don't care either way or didn't want to think about it. Even this pushes up your score.

    29% fwiw, but I don't think that really reflects how fascist I am. More it reflects that I'm introvert and in large part want other people to just fuch off.

    Yes I gave “pre-covid” answers.

    I think if you’re equating rona public health measures with fascism or elements thereof, you’re not really understanding what fascism is about.
  • There were quite a few questions about government control and surveillance that should have put you in the 20's, I think. Or did you adopt a "pre-Covid" mindset to answer the questions, because Covid is different?

    I left the questions in the middle where I don't care either way or didn't want to think about it. Even this pushes up your score.

    29% fwiw, but I don't think that really reflects how fascist I am. More it reflects that I'm introvert and in large part want other people to just fuch off.

    Yes I gave “pre-covid” answers.

    I think if you’re equating rona public health measures with fascism or elements thereof, you’re not really understanding what fascism is about.
    I was thinking only that the recent covid laws are quite authorotarian, and that related questions answered with those in mind would result in a higher score, thats all. Ditto a couple of the crime and punishment questions.
  • rjsterryrjsterry Posts: 18,961
    17% for me, but would agree that the thing seemed very oddly designed, and would question how useful the results are.
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  • nickicenickice Posts: 2,439
    I answered pre-Islamic terrorism because anyone who conflates fascism with reasonable measures to protect national security doesn't really understand what fascism is about.
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 52,702 Lives Here
    Haha very good.
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 52,702 Lives Here
    rjsterry said:

    17% for me, but would agree that the thing seemed very oddly designed, and would question how useful the results are.

    Only a bit of fun
  • nickice said:

    I answered pre-Islamic terrorism because anyone who conflates fascism with reasonable measures to protect national security doesn't really understand what fascism is about.

    Isn't the point that it creeps up slowly with reasonable justifications?
  • TheBigBeanTheBigBean Posts: 11,843
    You lot are more tenacious than me. I couldn't decide on the first question so gave up.
  • rjsterryrjsterry Posts: 18,961

    rjsterry said:

    17% for me, but would agree that the thing seemed very oddly designed, and would question how useful the results are.

    Only a bit of fun
    Maybe it's me, but a thing can be fun and useful.
    nickice said:

    I answered pre-Islamic terrorism because anyone who conflates fascism with reasonable measures to protect national security doesn't really understand what fascism is about.

    I realise you are parodying Rick's post but Islamic terrorism goes back to at least the 1920s and arguably the 1870s.
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  • You lot are more tenacious than me. I couldn't decide on the first question so gave up.

    Lol - I reached question 3
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 8,857
    I can't believe given certain peoples posts on here that I'm the only one that's remotely fascist. Admittedly my anti communist, anti religion, pro death penalty and immigration answers may have swung it. Please note I am not racist, sexist or remotely religious.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • morstarmorstar Posts: 3,896
    Do you know who is paying the test provider for the data gathering?
    Surprised some of you want to do/promote a data gathering exercise that could be used to weigh which levers to pull to get maximum support for fascist policies.
  • morstarmorstar Posts: 3,896
    For the record. I got called stupid (indirectly) for doing an IQ test earlier this year.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,458 Lives Here
    As 'loon said upthread, clear your cookies.
  • morstarmorstar Posts: 3,896
    You’re still giving an organisation data that could be used for modelling how to gain traction with fascist ideas.
    It’s a data driven world.
  • rjsterryrjsterry Posts: 18,961
    morstar said:

    You’re still giving an organisation data that could be used for modelling how to gain traction with fascist ideas.
    It’s a data driven world.

    I'm not sure you need an online survey to do that.
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  • david37david37 Posts: 997
    59% facist. thats pretty close to the midway point which makes me more balanced, informed and stable than you hand wringing, bed wetting softies. :D
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 52,702 Lives Here
    It's more fun when you post your chart so we can see which bit you like :P
  • Harry182Harry182 Posts: 1,099
    morstar said:

    Do you know who is paying the test provider for the data gathering?


    Ha! Some of yous have seriously fooked your Canyon/Sram/Rapha prospects.
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 52,702 Lives Here
    edited November 2020
    https://www.politicalcompass.org/

    A more general one. Might be fun/helpful to see where we all lie on this. Might even have had this on here before.

    Like I said, I don't put much stock in, but why not.


    Me:


    So yeah, very left wing or something.
  • Gandhi, not Thatcher.


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