Friday, October 20, 2006

Which Animal are you?

As you probably know by now, the premise of my Luna series, Aspect of Crow, is that everyone has magic according to their totem animal or Guardian Spirit. Sort of X-Men meets Clan of the Cave Bear, I like to say.

So I've designed a personality quiz to let you find out which of twelve Animals from the book you would be. A test version of the quiz is up now.

I'd love for you all to try it out and give me feedback. Do the results fit you? Are there the right number of questions, or too many (or too little)? Any comments or suggestions are most appreciated. You can either post them here or e-mail me at jeri AT jerismithready DOT com.

I'll do some tweaks on Monday night so the final version can launch Tuesday with the rest of the site.

PLEASE NOTE: Many of the links at the top and side of this page don't work yet--this is part of the new design that will be up Tuesday. Only the links to the blog, the home page, and the "Contact" page work, and they take you to the current version of the site.

Have fun, my little beasties!

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That was a lot of fun. I got the spider. While I am arachnophobic the interpretation of my personality was pretty accurate. Cool!

Posted by: Blogger Unknown at 10/20/2006 2:44 PM

Holy crap, I'm a Crow! I didn't expect that.

I answered the questions as honestly as I could, although I have to admit I really don't know much about what any of the stories in question 15 are about. I picked Dr. Doolittle because of the communication aspect -- he talked to the animals, I know; I just don't know what he says.

And when you get down to it, I talk to the animals, too. They just don't listen, or don't care.

Posted by: Blogger Rob S. at 10/20/2006 5:40 PM

Dr. Doolittle is a hilarious comedy about a man who can talk to animals and actually understand what the animals say back. I chose that movie too but like I said, I got the spider.

Posted by: Blogger Unknown at 10/20/2006 5:59 PM

It was originally a series of books from when we were kids, although I never read it. I preferred animal books that focused on the animals.

I've taken the quiz several times, and the one that comes up most often is Owl, which surprised me.

Note to self: give Owl dude a bigger part in VOICE OF CROW.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 10/20/2006 11:11 PM

I'm a Crow too, and like Rob. didn't expect it. I thought I'd be a Fox or Wolverine. But since Rhia's a Crow, I'm honored to be one.

Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 10/21/2006 8:44 AM

Ah, forgot to sing my name to the above post. CECILIA

Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 10/21/2006 8:45 AM

I came in as a Crow (28), though Fox(24) was a close second. (The rest of the birds tied for third at 17).

There are two Dr. Doolittle movies:

The original with Rex Harrison and Anthony Newley was a musical. The Doctor learned how to do speak to animals with the help of his friendly neighborhood parrot.

The remake was a contemporary comedy with Eddie Murphy as the title character. He was born with the ability to communicate, but was forced to suppress it in childhood. (Naturally, it re-emerged after he grew up, with hilarious results)

I'm not sure how well either compares with any literary predecesors.

- Woody -

Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 10/22/2006 7:33 AM

Interesting that we're seeing so many Crows. I might need to check the wording of the answers answers and the scores to see if there's a bias (i.e., the Crow answers are somehow inherently more appealing or reasonable sounding).

Cougars and Horses are the only ones who haven't come up yet, either here or on the thread over at the Luna boards. If you're out there, let me know.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 10/22/2006 8:04 AM

P.S. to woody: Welcome to the blog!

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 10/22/2006 8:04 AM

I'm a hawk. Cool. And the Dr. Dolittle movie with Eddie Murphy is a travesty among travesties. Read the books. :)


Posted by: Blogger CE Murphy at 10/22/2006 5:26 PM

I re-took the test and came out a Hawk. That seems more accurate, esp the part about forgetting to eat, sleep, and pay bills.

PS I am a teacher, like the Hawk.

Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 10/22/2006 8:19 PM

I'm a fox!

At least, that's what I got in your quiz. Better go exercise now if I want to maintain my foxiness...

Posted by: Blogger Sharon GR at 10/24/2006 10:53 AM

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