Which character are you?

Choose the answer that is closest to your own opinion or feeling.

It’s not the medical finals at Harvard, just pick one.
Nothing bad will happen.

1. Your favourite drink is?

  • A pinot from a little vineyard in Oregon; the winemaker is a friend of mine.
  • The one my partner chooses for me because they know me so well.
  • Anything alcoholic, unfortunately.
  • The second margarita.

2. You choose your clothes to

  • Suit the occasion and your personal style.
  • Look hot.
  • Avoid being constantly hit on.
  • Cover your body and maintain an appropriate

3. Your ideal job

  • Offers money and status.
  • Allows a good work-life balance.
  • Provides intellectual challenge without interference.
  • Allows you to make a real difference.

4. Travel

  • Is an annoying consequence of interesting things being in remote locations.
  • Is fun, exciting and challenging.
  • Offers a much-needed break.
  • Provides opportunities for encounters with
    stimulating people.

5. The book you’re likely to be reading now is

  • Younger Next Year: Live Strong, Fit, and Sexy Until you’re 80.
  • The Hunger Games (don't tell anyone).
  • Whatever my book club selects.
  • If I want information I use the internet.

6. Your greatest attribute is your

  • Rationality.
  • Compassion.
  • Integrity.
  • Charm.

7. Love is

  • A logical consequence of compatibility.
  • Hard to find among all the jerks in the world.
  • Your partner never having to say they're sorry.
  • A bit of a problem sometimes.

8. Your perfect partner would be

  • Highly intelligent.
  • Flexible.
  • Passionate.
  • Nobody’s perfect.

9. Cheating on your partner

  • Is part of human instinct.
  • Has consequences.
  • Is highly unlikely if you've chosen your partner correctly.
  • Is a sign of a deeper issue.

10. Parenthood is

  • A mechanism for promoting the survival of genes.
  • Challenging but rewarding.
  • A responsibility that you'd better not screw up.
  • A failure of contraception.

You are Claudia.

You are caring and compassionate and put other people before yourself. You’re probably doing well in a people-oriented job. But if you’re too much like Claudia, there’s a danger you’ll be taken advantage of.
By someone like Gene.

Result Claudia

You are Gene.

Witty and self-assured, you are the life of the party. But if you can't control your roving eye, one day you may wake up to find the furniture gone and the sleeves missing from your Armani suit.

Result Gene

You are just like Don.

You are rational, highly intelligent and not swayed by fashion or errant emotions. You may excel in a career that involves computers. But you do not excel in social situations. You have hidden your emotions for so long behind a comic facade, that you've forgotten how to really engage with others. You may need help from someone like Claudia, and the stimulation of someone like Rosie to help you re-join the human race.

Result Don

You are Rosie.

Smart, strong and impulsive, you confront life head-on. You pride yourself on your passion and integrity and are driven to uncover the truth. But you also have a vulnerable side and must let go of past hurts if you want to let others in.

Result Rosie

Fortunately, as Claudia and Osgood Fielding III would say, nobody’s perfect.

And you can read The Rosie Project to see how it all works out for Gene, Claudia, Rosie and Don.

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