I, Joan Crawford, I believe in the dollar. Everything I earn, I spend.

I found this over at Where The Road Takes Us

Your result for Are You a Jackie or a Marilyn? Or Someone Else? Mad Men-era Female Icon Quiz…

You Are a Joan!


You are a Joan — “I need to succeed”

Joans are energetic, optimistic, self-assured, and goal oriented.

How to Get Along with Me

  • * Leave me alone when I am doing my work.
  • * Give me honest, but not unduly critical or judgmental, feedback.
  • * Help me keep my environment harmonious and peaceful.
  • * Don’t burden me with negative emotions.
  • * Tell me you like being around me.
  • * Tell me when you’re proud of me or my accomplishments.

What I Like About Being a Joan

  • * being optimistic, friendly, and upbeat
  • * providing well for my family
  • * being able to recover quickly from setbacks and to charge ahead to the next challenge
  • * staying informed, knowing what’s going on
  • * being competent and able to get things to work efficiently
  • * being able to motivate people

What’s Hard About Being a Joan

  • * having to put up with inefficiency and incompetence
  • * the fear on not being — or of not being seen as — successful
  • * comparing myself to people who do things better
  • * struggling to hang on to my success
  • * putting on facades in order to impress people
  • * always being “on.” It’s exhausting.

Joans as Children Often

  • * work hard to receive appreciation for their accomplishments
  • * are well liked by other children and by adults
  • * are among the most capable and responsible children in their class or school
  • * are active in school government and clubs or are quietly busy working on their own projects

Joans as Parents

  • * are consistent, dependable, and loyal
  • * struggle between wanting to spend time with their children and wanting to get more work done
  • * expect their children to be responsible and organized

Take Are You a Jackie or a Marilyn? Or Someone Else? Mad Men-era Female Icon Quiz at HelloQuizzy

Inspirational thought for today:

“Holding on to anger is like holding on to a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.”



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  1. I liked this quiz… Was it accurate for you?

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  2. I ended up being a Doris just like Judi at Where the road takes us. With Joan Crawford all I can think of is Mommy Dearest. Don’t you love the old star photo’s very glam.

  3. I ended up being a Michelle Obama. I took hard working peoples wealth and and redistributed it to strugglin’ folks who badly needed some fast cash for crystal meth.

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  4. Oooh, very cool! 🙂

  5. The “Joans as Parents” traits sound just like me but wasn’t she Mommie Dearest?!?!

  6. I love the buddha quote! So true. 🙂

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  7. I’ll have to take this quiz later. Do you think it described you well?

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  8. I am going to take this quiz NOW. I am hope, hope, hoping that I too, am a Joan. Or Kate Hepburn.

  9. i Love it!!! will totaly try.. (once the munchins head to dream land.. )

  10. That was fun. You’re a beauty, Joan!

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  11. Hmmm… I’m a Marilyn … I feel a draft ;->

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