Comments: 9
Wanda's Book Reviews 4 years ago
Actually, that was one of Little's points in the book, too, that on the internet we can choose how social we want to be. And it's true, I love my websites!
YouKneeK 4 years ago
For me, the best thing about socializing on the internet is that I have time to absorb what’s been said, re-read it if I need to, and think about my response. Sometimes in a group of people the conversation flows so fast that it's exhausting to keep up and get a word in edgewise.

I’m one of the few introverts on my team at work. I try to balance it by trying to be social and friendly with people during the work day, or whenever I’m thrown together with people, but I try to avoid any social events outside of working hours. That happens pretty often since my team travels a lot for various projects. I’m usually the only person who doesn’t go out to dinner with everybody or hang out in the hotel lobbies socializing all night. They still invite me to things even though I usually say no, and it’s always nice to be asked. On the rare occasions when I do accept, it’s also nice when they act happy about it. :)
Wanda's Book Reviews 4 years ago
You're right. I have always loved email vs. the phone for that exact reason, I can re-read and craft a response. My RL book club is a bunch of extroverts and I often have a hard time finding space. I still enjoy meeting with them, though. :)
Introverts of the world, unite! But please can we do it on our own and in our own space? I'm an INTJ on the Meyers-Briggs scale and have spent my life trying not to let my introversion affect my work, and forcing myself to go to social functions. My husband is pretty understanding. He can tell when I'm starting to get overwhelmed and will come and rescue me.

My colleague is a complete extrovert. He plays in a band, loves the sound of his own voice, and is happiest when he's the center of attention. We work together brilliantly. I do all the behind the scenes stuff and he does the talking to people.
Wanda's Book Reviews 4 years ago
Ha! I'm INTJ too! I have to force myself to go to a lot of things, but I enjoy myself when I'm there. Until I'm not having fun any more. Then its time to leave.

I have a few extroverted friends, but I prefer the quieter introverts. And I prefer small groups.
YouKneeK 4 years ago
I’m also an INTJ. This came up in another conversation recently, and Murder by Death said she was one also. I’ve never even met another INTJ in real life, but it looks like the INTJ's are making progress toward taking over BL. ;)
Wanda's Book Reviews 4 years ago
Today, BookLikes, tomorrow the world!! ;)
Cool! Coincidentally enough, I meant to say yesterday that I've never met an INTJ in real life, but I've met plenty on book-related message boards.We are the ninjas of the internet.