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bookofjoe: The 15 Characteristics of Eccentrics

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•Strongly motivated by curiosity

•Idealistic: wants to make the world a better place and the people in it happier

•Happily obsessed with one or more hobbyhorses (usually five or six)

•Aware from early childhood that he is different


•Opinionated and outspoken, convinced that he is right and that the rest of the world is out of step

•Noncompetitive, not in need of reassurance or reinforcement from society

•Unusual in his eating habits and living arrangements

•Not particularly interested in the opinions or company of other people, except in order to persuade them to his - the correct - point of view

•Possessed of a mischievous sense of humor


•Usually the eldest or an only child

•Bad speller

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