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Old Feb 26 2010, 10:41 AM   #1
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Big Grin Psychopath Test

Got this in my mailbox today :

Psychopath Test

Read this question, come up with an answer and then scroll down to the
bottom for the result. This is not a trick question. It is as it reads. No
one I know has got it right.

A woman, while at the funeral of her own mother, met a guy whom she did
not know. She thought this guy was amazing. She believed him to be her
dream guy so much, that she fell in love with him right there, but never
asked for his number and could not find him. A few days later she killed
her sister.

Question:

What is her motive for killing her sister? [Give this some thought before
you answer, see answer below]


































Answer:

She was hoping the guy would appear at the funeral again. If you answered
this correctly, you think like a psychopath.
This was a test by a famous American psychologist used to test if one has the same mentality as a killer.

Many arrested serial killers took part in the test and answered the
question correctly.

If you didn't answer the question correctly, then good for you.

If you got the answer correct, please let me know so I can take you off my
E-Mail list.
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Old Feb 26 2010, 03:56 PM   #2
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I'm rather glad I got it wrong.
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Old Feb 26 2010, 03:59 PM   #3
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I figured she wanted to get her sister's portion of their mother's inheritance.
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Old Feb 26 2010, 09:59 PM   #4
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I thought her sister was having an affair with him. I too am glad I got it wrong....
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Old Feb 27 2010, 07:55 AM   #5
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I thought the same thing you did Samsara!! Glad I too got it wrong!!
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Old Feb 27 2010, 07:59 PM   #6
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I have never been so happy to get a question wrong before. I thought the affair thing as well.
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Old Feb 27 2010, 11:15 PM   #7
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I got it right, but because I've seen it before. I would hardly call it diagnostic, though. More like a deductive/inductive reasoning test along the lines of Two Minute Mysteries or Encyclopedia Brown.

Needless to say, Snopes agrees there is no way on earth this is an actual test. http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/hoaxes/sister.asp

(No, I'm not asocial, at least not homicidaly so, but narcissistic personality disorder....? Cheryl, now, comes closer to what the Snopes writer indicates is a more likely reason for the sister to murder the other. *inches away*)
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Old Feb 27 2010, 11:56 PM   #8
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Heh.

My thinking was prompted by knowing I'd read this joke before and forgotten the punchline, and that it couldn't be the obvious reason of hoping to meet the guy again. Trying to think outside the box, the inheritance thing was all I could come up with.
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Old Feb 28 2010, 09:25 AM   #9
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Alas, I'm a common or garden romantic, and am of the Samsara school of psychology, twisted as that is!
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Old Feb 28 2010, 03:47 PM   #10
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My thinking is as Samsaras' (thank god).
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