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Now there's a surprise. NOT.

Gacked from kylielee1000. Because I totally wanted to see if I could finesse the answer...

Jack is your fantasy. You're into the all-American

Who is your Stargate fantasy man? (Ver. 2.0)
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Arguably, though, I am only impressed by getting this answer because I consciously avoided choosing things I knew were keyed to Jack, like "a cabin in the woods", "sharp wit", and "a hockey game". Cause that would hardly be sporting.

And this is a great picture.

Also, I was moderately impressed with the range of possible answers. Though many equally interesting possibilities were left out.


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Nov. 9th, 2004 05:25 pm (UTC)
true, but for some of us (myself included) jack really IS the only answer :)
Nov. 9th, 2004 05:34 pm (UTC)
Well, yes. :) That's why I really wanted to see if it was possible to avoid the obvious Jack-choices (no matter how much I would sincerely enjoy going to a hockey game), and yet still get Jack as the answer. More of a challenge, but also somewhat reassuring. Yep. ;)
Nov. 9th, 2004 05:52 pm (UTC)
hehe... i just answered honestly... so... :)
Nov. 9th, 2004 05:29 pm (UTC)
No Hammond? Or Narim, Martouf, Brea'tac, Walter, Rodney? Baal? Hmph.
Nov. 9th, 2004 05:36 pm (UTC)
Well, this *is* labelled Ver. 2.0 -- and I have no idea what all the possible results were in any previous version or versions. (Cause, yeah, I was surprised by the lack of either Martouf or Narim; at least one of the two. And Hammond. He seems pretty obvious.)

And obviously, Rodney will be included in the soon-to-come or possibly already-existing "Atlantis" version.
Nov. 9th, 2004 05:39 pm (UTC)
Well, then dibs on Dr. Zelinka, who probably won't be a valid answer anyway.

(Blah blah accepting that in the context of the quiz that I don't get to vote for Sam and...really there's no female character on Atlantis I'm into thus far).
Nov. 9th, 2004 05:48 pm (UTC)
Actually, given that Dr. Zelinka has definitely made it onto the Fan Radar (although I do not know if he has yet appeared in any slash pairings; because I'm not actually paying attention to Atlantis fanfic), he *might* appear as a valid answer. He *ought* to. There's not much to choose from in Atlantis, after all. Your possibilities for statistical-outlier wacky answers are pretty much limited to Steve, Halling, and Dr. Zelinka.

If I had a wicked sense of humor, I would have included Sam as one of the possible answers in this quiz, if you happened to hit on just the right combination of responses. Her, or Janet. Which would have amused a certain number of people, and really made many others unamused. ("Whaddaya MEAN, my Stargate fantasy 'man' is Janet? What're ya trying to say? HUH?")

Mostly, my critique of this quiz challenges me. "So you're going to be all snide about the imperfections of an INTERNET QUIZ?" it says. "Well, go ahead, sparky -- design your OWN quiz. MAKE it have 10 possible answers, and ENSURE that the possible responses to the question are thoughtful and telling but don't actually telegraph to you who you're going to get as an aswer if you respond a certain way. Yeah. NOT SO DAMNED EASY, IS IT?"

Well, um.... maybe.
Nov. 9th, 2004 05:51 pm (UTC)
Well, I got Teal'c and some sappy comment about staff weapons. But hey, I'm straight, so who cares... ;)

Nov. 9th, 2004 07:12 pm (UTC)
So I'm looking at quizilla and I'm seeing one big..well..issue. There's no way for a single answer to contribute towards more than one result, and there's no way to give more weight to a particular answer compared to another.

So, if I were doing some sort of SG1 quiz and asked "Do you like people who can build things?" There's no way I could have an affirmative answer contribute a point to both Sam and Siler.

If I had two questions, 1 being "Do you like people who don't talk a lot" and "Do you like people who believe in liberation for their people.", there's no way to have the first question award 2 Teal'c points and have the second question award 11,000 Teal'c points.

So..that's kind of a bummer. You can still get good results, but it probably means asking more questions. And it reveals one reason why the questions in these things often seem to be a bit too specific, weighted or multianswer questions would be a great way to allow for more nuanced results, but you can't do them.
Nov. 9th, 2004 07:56 pm (UTC)
Huh. So basically it's just, at the end, a matter of how many points were accumulated for each possible answer, and what you get is based on which one you accumulated the highest number of points for?

So in theory, I could have answered "go to a hockey game", but still gotten "Daniel" as an answer if every one of my other responses garnered a "Daniel" point. Or, I could have avoided all of the "obvious" Jack-responses, but still gotten Jack so long as I picked two responses that gave points to his result, while the rest of my responses were evenly split between other possibilities? (i.e. with Jack "winning" because that answer accumulated 2 points while the rest of the points went 1 each to different results).

Hmm. Interesting.

But yeah, it'd be a whole different ballgame if you could have responses apply to more than one result.

Maybe the design of such a quiz is just way too complex for the little engine that Quizilla runs.
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