After looking into personality types for a few months, I've noticed a few things that doesn't seem to flow with statistics at all, the fact that everyone and their dog claims to be an NT. Yes, some there are some people who are great and fantastic who get something else, but I noticed again and again that people claim they are NT and the one that pops up the most are NTPs.
Whenever I introduce someone to Meyerbriggs, I typically type them myself going through what I know about their personalities, how they react in various situations, and then take into account where they are introverted or extroverted. I then give them the online "test" moreso as a verification for my work typing them then as proof of what they are.
However again and again people are taking the tests and out pops an ENTP or an INTP again and again and again. (ENTJ and INTJ pop up a bit less).
My true question is, am I just a poor typer (yes, I will be the first to admit to any and all typos during this rant), or are people specifically choosing things on how they would like to behave during situations. I mean, wouldn't anyone who sees a question that asks do you make rational decisions to hardships or do you make decisions based off your feelings choose to claim they are rational?
Do you think people prefer and will more often times claim to be NT because the alternative makes them sound like they are dumb? (Which is definitely not true.. I know some brilliant SFs).
Do you know anyone who claims to be an NT but seems entirely off to you? NTs (the rationals) are supposed to be the smallest group of all of them, but people are always claiming it! Just curious to see fellow rational thought.