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Your Inner Dewey

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princess garnet
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Your Inner Dewey

Post by princess garnet » Thu November 13th, 2008, 8:38 pm

Came across this fun quiz from a weekly library online newsletter. Put your info and you'll see where you fall in the Dewey Decimal System.
http://spacefem.com/quizzes/dewey/
I came out in 620 (Engineering and allied operations) and 999 (Extraterrestrial Worlds). Enjoy!

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Rowan
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Interest in HF: I love history, but it's boring in school. Historical fiction brings it alive for me.
Preferred HF: Iron-Age Britain, Roman Britain, Medieval Britain
Location: New Orleans
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Post by Rowan » Thu November 13th, 2008, 8:48 pm

848 French miscellaneous writings and 098 Prohibited works, forgeries & hoaxes LOL

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Thu November 13th, 2008, 9:22 pm

Now that was astonishingly accurate! Here's what I got:

129 Origin & destiny of individual souls
Class:
100 Philosophy & Psychology
Contains:
Books on metaphysics, logic, ethics and philosophy.
What it says about you:
You're a careful thinker, but your life can be complicated and hard for others to understand at times. You try to explain things and strive to express yourself.

047 [Unassigned]
Class:
000 Computer Science, Information & General Works
Contains:
Encyclopedias, magazines, journals and books with quotations.
What it says about you:
You are very informative and up to date. You're working on living in the here and now, not the past. You go through a lot of changes. When you make a decision you can be very sure of yourself, maybe even stubborn, but your friends appreciate your honesty and resolve.

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Volgadon
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Post by Volgadon » Thu November 13th, 2008, 9:29 pm

For some odd reason I got 176 Ethics of sex and reproduction.........

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Divia
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Post by Divia » Thu November 13th, 2008, 10:36 pm

884 Classical Greek lyric poetry

ick I hate poetry
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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri November 14th, 2008, 1:14 am

Class:
900 History & Geography

Contains:
Travel, biographies, ancient history, and histories of continents.

What it says about you:
You're connected to your past and value the things that have happened to you. You've had some conflicted times in your life, but they've brought you to where you are today and you don't ignore it.

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Now that's on the nose!

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700 Arts & Recreation

Contains:
Architecture, drawing, painting, music, sports.

What it says about you:
You're creative and fun, and you're good at motivating the people around you. You're attracted to things that are visually interesting. Other people might not always understand your taste or style, but it's yours.
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Ok not quite so much

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002 The book

Class:
000 Computer Science, Information & General Works

Contains:
Encyclopedias, magazines, journals and books with quotations.

What it says about you:
You are very informative and up to date. You're working on living in the here and now, not the past. You go through a lot of changes. When you make a decision you can be very sure of yourself, maybe even stubborn, but your friends appreciate your honesty and resolve.
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Uh no.

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Rowan
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Interest in HF: I love history, but it's boring in school. Historical fiction brings it alive for me.
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Post by Rowan » Fri November 14th, 2008, 2:06 am

[quote=""Volgadon""]For some odd reason I got 176 Ethics of sex and reproduction.........[/quote]


LMAO :D that's TFF

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Carine
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Posts: 675
Joined: September 2008
Currently reading: Jonkvrouw - Jean-Claude Van Ryckeghem
Interest in HF: I love history
Favourite HF book: Can't pin that down to only 1 :-)
Preferred HF: Medieval, Tudor and Ancient Egyptian
Location: Ghent, Belgium
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Post by Carine » Fri November 14th, 2008, 7:00 am

700 Arts & Recreation and 600 Technology.

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Alaric
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Post by Alaric » Fri November 14th, 2008, 7:33 am

874 Latin lyric poetry and 617 Surgery & related medical specialties.

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Post by diamondlil » Fri November 14th, 2008, 8:12 am

325 International migration & colonization
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