While everyone would like to believe that they have the type of personality that is truly engaging, not everyone has that special spark that captivates their audience. In fact, it's actually quite special for someone to have the sort of personality that lights up the room or begs for people to keep on listening when they talk. More than a fair share of people can be described as dull and utterly boring, but it's interesting that no one ever really knows it of themselves. Everyone would love to believe that they can't possibly be boring but that's definitely not always the case.
It's difficult to truly pinpoint the personality characteristics that can constitute a boring person. Some aspects of a person's life can seem utterly boring to some people but can be truly intriguing to others. There's no telling what different aspects of a person can be the perfect fit with another but there are some characteristics that can be extremely dull, overall. Test your own personality with the "would you rather" quiz and see how you'd shape up in regards to how extremely boring or riveting you are as a person. You might find yourself pleasantly surprised or despondently disappointed.
1Would you rather read the first Harry Potter book or just skip to watching the movie?
The Harry Potter book series broke records with its popularity and seemed to surpass any stereotypes about writing children's stories geared towards adults. Yet, many people think that the film adaptation brought more fans to the storyline. Would you rather read the first Harry Potter book or just skip to watching the movie?
2Would you rather eat meat everyday or become a vegetarian?
Even those that can appreciate a really great steak can sometimes tire of eating the same old meat dish. Sometimes, a creamy pasta dish or a savory risotto can truly hit the spot. Would you rather eat meat everyday or become a vegetarian?
3Would you rather settle into a nice routine or have a life filled with spontaneity?
While there are some people that feel like being in a routine can be quite monotonous, there are others that really appreciate a steady routine in daily activities. Would you rather settle into a nice routine or have a life filled with spontaneity?
4Would you rather have a sensible sedan or a pimped out ride?
When it comes to purchasing a car, it's not just the ability to run that people look at when they're out shopping. The functionality of the car is just part of what sells a car. Would you rather have a sensible sedan or a pimped out ride?
5Would you rather grab a bite at a fast food restaurant or cook something yourself?
When it comes to fighting off hunger, it can be difficult to fit in a worthwhile meal during a hectic schedule. Some people choose to get fast food to fill their bellies. Would you rather grab a bite at a fast food restaurant or cook something yourself?
6Would you rather work from home or at the office?
Not all occupations allow for telecommuting but the professions that do allow for working from home can be highly sought after by those looking for an alternative to the same old workplace environment. Would you rather work from home or at the office?
7Would you rather be the one to receive the sexy texts or send them?
When it comes to sexting, it has definitely received some negative tabloid headlines in recent years. Yet, some couples swear by it to help keep the romance alive. Would you rather be the one to receive the sexy texts or send them?
8Would you rather do yoga or pilates?
When it comes to low impact workouts, everyone constantly seems to look for the next big thing. Yet, it's yoga and pilates that seem to maintain their popularity regardless of any new workout fad that emerges. Would you rather do yoga or pilates?
9Would you rather watch the Nativity play or star in it?
Not everyone relishes the thought of getting up in front of a crowd in order to perform in a play and things can get exponentially more uncomfortable if there is a huge significance in the play. Would you rather watch the Nativity play or star in it?
10Would you rather spend the holidays alone or with family?
While it's generally accepted that the holidays are filled with spending time with family, not everyone has warm and fuzzy thoughts about quality time with relatives. Some people would much rather skip that part of holidays. Would you rather spend the holidays alone or with family?
11Would you rather be the passenger or the driver?
While taking a drive isn't exactly thought of as the leisurely activity it once was, there are still people that relish the idea of going for a drive. While some see it only as a chore, others truly enjoy getting behind the wheel. Would you rather be the passenger or the driver?
12Would you rather regret things you didn’t do or the things you’ve done ?
People often talk about all the many regrets they have in life, but some might be a tad surprising. They often say that people regret the things they didn't do more than the actual things they've done. Would you rather regret things you didn’t do or the things you’ve done?
13Would you rather go the store as-is or all dolled up?
Some of the most hilarious memes on the Internet involve the various states of dress that people have been guilty of when they run out to stores like Target and Walmart. Would you rather go the store as-is or all dolled up?
14Would you rather clean your own house or hire a cleaning lady?
If money weren't a factor, no one would scoff at hiring someone to clean their house for them. Yet, many people don't realize how inexpensive a cleaning lady actually is in a world where everyone seems to be on the hustle. Would you rather clean your own house or hire a cleaning lady?
15Would you rather be in a relationship or single and able to play the field?
Some people think of being in a relationship as being a bit boring since they're not able to play the field the way they would be able to if they were single. Would you rather be in a relationship or single and able to play the field?
16Would you rather enroll in online courses or attend an actual classroom?
Everyone can agree that there is an immense importance on education, but not everyone enjoys the idea of going to school. Some people forego the traditional route and attend classes online. Would you rather enrol in online courses or attend an actual classroom?
17Would you rather order McDonald’s or Chick Fil A?
While everyone can agree that fast food restaurants aren't exactly the healthiest option in dining out, there is something appealing about some of the menu items that people have come to know and love. Would you rather order McDonald’s or Chick Fil A?
18Would you rather be a magician or a comedian?
There are magicians and comedians that have made it onto greatness, but neither of these professions can be thought of as a sure thing in regards to finding stable income in the world. Would you rather be a magician or a comedian?
19Would you rather be the teacher or the student?
While some people have a propensity that allows for teaching others with ease, others couldn't imagine passing forth information to impressionable young minds. Not everyone can be a teacher, just like not everyone can make the best student. Would you rather be the teacher or the student?
20Would you rather be on the side of Professor X or Magneto?
In the world of the X-Men, it's not exactly a pure fight of good versus evil. While Magneto is often painted as the "bad guy" in the storyline, there are still many people that can see his side. Would you rather be on the side of Professor X or Magneto?
21Would you rather eat watermelon with a fork or straight off the rind?
Watermelon is thought of as a favorite fruit to eat during the summer but it can sometimes get a little messy. Some people prefer to cut it up into squares and eat it with a fork in a more dignified manner. Would you rather eat watermelon with a fork or straight off the rind?
22Would you rather explore the ocean or travel through space?
There are actually a number of different criticisms when it comes to space exploration since many people think it is a waste of money and others feel that the oceans should be explored further. Would you rather explore the ocean or travel through space?
23Would you rather live your entire life on Earth or be one of the first people to live on Mars?
There has been a lot of talk about trying to colonize Mars in recent years and people are already signing up to be one of the first people to actually live on a different planet. Would you rather live your entire life on Earth or be one of the first people to live on Mars?
24Would you rather talk on the phone or communicate through texts?
While talking on the phone was once the popular way to stay in touch, people have recently started to forego actually talking in order to send everything through text messages. Would you rather talk on the phone or communicate through texts?
25Would you rather drink milk or water?
While everyone can agree that drinking water is extremely healthy, not everyone likes to drink plain water with every meal. Yet, many people think of milk as a drink that's only meant for kids. Would you rather drink milk or water?
26Would you rather be the least popular kid in school or the most popular?
Generally, people think about being popular as a positive trait but that doesn't mean that everyone wants to be the life of the party when it comes to social situations. Would you rather be the least popular kid in school or the most popular?
27Would you rather drink beer or hard liquor?
When it comes to drinking alcohol, not everyone has the same preferences in what they constitute as a great drink. While some people like something a tad lighter, others need something far stronger. Would you rather drink beer or hard liquor?
28Would you rather travel by plane or automobile?
There are advantages and disadvantages for traveling by plane or automobile, with everyone having their own preferences. While plane travel is definitely quicker, traveling by automobile allows people to see far more attractions on the way to a destination. Would you rather travel by plane or automobile?
29Would you rather purchase a new build or a fixer upper for your first home?
When it comes to purchasing a first home, people have to take a lot into consideration. From the location to the quality of the schools to the esthetic of the home, it seems like it can be difficult to decide on what to buy. Would you rather purchase a new build or a fixer upper for your first home?
30Would you rather be the one to watch the drama on Facebook or the one starting it?
While social media is supposed to be used for communicating with family and friends all over the world, many people use it to unload all of their personal drama. Would you rather be the one to watch the drama on Facebook or the one starting it?
31Would you rather go out to a party on the weekend or spend a quiet night in?
Some people think of the weekend as the coveted time of the week where you can finally let your hair down and let loose. Yet, others think of it as a time to relax. Would you rather go out to a party on the weekend or spend a quiet night in?
32Would you rather spend Valentine’s Day alone or on a date?
While there are some people that think of Valentine's Day as a great holiday for celebrating love, others think of it as just a Hallmark holiday that is more of a scheme than anything romantic. Would you rather spend Valentine’s Day alone or on a date?
33Would you rather listen to the radio or your iPod?
There used to be a time when hardly anyone had digital music but times have certainly changed. Nowadays, people carry their music along with them everywhere they go, whether it's through their cellular phones or their iPods. Would you rather listen to the radio or your iPod?
34Would you rather be completely swamped at work or have nothing to do?
When it comes to dealing with daily life in the workplace, people often have a big difference of opinion on how they'd much rather spend their day. Would you rather be completely swamped at work or have nothing to do?
35Would you rather having a planned or surprise party?
When it comes to birthday parties, not everyone is enthusiastic about walking into a huge surprise. Some people would much rather have a hand in planning the festivities of their special day. Would you rather having a planned or surprise party?