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#1461625 - 13/04/2018 12:32 What your habits reveal about social class NOT POLITICAL
ozthunder Offline
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http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-13/what-your-habits-reveal-about-your-social-class/9610658

I found this quiz to be very interesting, and picked my gender and age to within 2 years - I am 61, though I was 59.

My choice is music threw it.........lol

It also suggested I was working class, and I suppose I am as much as think otherwise.


Edited by ozthunder (13/04/2018 12:33)
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#1461627 - 13/04/2018 12:46 Re: What your habits reveal about social class NOT POLITICAL [Re: ozthunder]
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#1461645 - 13/04/2018 14:58 Re: What your habits reveal about social class NOT POLITICAL [Re: ozthunder]
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Ha ha , was hilariously wrong for me, suspect it was music that tripped it up for me as well.
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#1461660 - 13/04/2018 17:04 Re: What your habits reveal about social class NOT POLITICAL [Re: ozthunder]
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Got same result as you Oz. Is it because I said I like Barnsey lol
But seriously. These kind of surveys are questionable. The 'angle' of the questionaire is hinted at in the article containing the survey. The survey's constructors are coming at things from some kind of neo marxist class conscious foundation. And knowing these types very well, I can say that academically and politically they profess solidarity with the average battler. But in reality they have contempt for the battler's social mores, customs and beliefs.
An upper cruster could have done this survey and still got a working class result. Comes down to likes. Not money. Or prestige. Or status. I could have a zillion and raised in Toorak, but I would still love Chisel over Vivaldi any day. A beer beer and a barbie.
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#1461796 - 15/04/2018 08:11 Re: What your habits reveal about social class NOT POLITICAL [Re: ozthunder]
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LOL I am working class. 18-24 .Im 58 but it was thrown off by music i guess as i see a lot live music lol.
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#1461805 - 15/04/2018 09:51 Re: What your habits reveal about social class NOT POLITICAL [Re: ozthunder]
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I'm working class too, but 25-39. My actual age is below that lol. I even said I liked 4 seasons by Vivaldi. grin Not that I really listen to classical music though.


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#1461812 - 15/04/2018 10:55 Re: What your habits reveal about social class NOT POLITICAL [Re: ozthunder]
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Maybe Barnsey is behind the questionaire. Working Class Man he he he
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#1461932 - 17/04/2018 12:32 Re: What your habits reveal about social class NOT POLITICAL [Re: ozthunder]
Mike Hauber Offline
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Working Class, high school education and aged 18-24. I see no live music, and even like dark side of the moon, and pretty much everyone I'd hear of/listened to was from 80s or 90s. So not sure why it put me so young....

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#1461941 - 17/04/2018 15:23 Re: What your habits reveal about social class NOT POLITICAL [Re: ozthunder]
Mega Offline
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Your cultural tastes are most similar to a working class man, aged 25-39 with a high school education.

The fact that I don't read books anymore (only read stuff online, but not books) would have swayed that result a lot I would think.

"Watched and liked Midsomer Murders gives you more in common with the 60+ age group"

lol whatever, I used to watch that show every now and again and didn't mind it!

"Like to read crime or mystery makes your tastes more similar to those of women"

Okay.

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#1462189 - 20/04/2018 10:14 Re: What your habits reveal about social class NOT POLITICAL [Re: ozthunder]
J Pabo Offline
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I'm a working class man!

Your cultural tastes are most similar to a working class man, aged 40-59 with a vocational education.

With some bizarre results when you compare the 3 areas to the "All".


All

Class
Working class 10
Upper classes 5
Lower middle class 1
Middle class -3

Age
40-59 28
25-39 20
60+ -40
18-24 -43

Gender
Men 26
Women -26

Education
Vocational 28
Undergraduate 4
High school -2
Postgraduate -27

Music

Class
Working class -10
Upper classes 9
Lower middle class -2
Middle class 10

Age
40-59 16
25-39 -12
60+ -6
18-24 -33

Gender
Men 0
Women 0

Education
Vocational 1
Undergraduate 7
High school -16
Postgraduate 10

Television

Class
Working class -15
Upper classes 7
Lower middle class -6
Middle class 16

Age
40-59 14
25-39 7
60+ -24
18-24 -23

Gender
Men -9
Women 5

Education
Vocational -6
Undergraduate 13
High school -18
Postgraduate 6

Literature

Class
Working class 35
Upper classes -11
Lower middle class 9
Middle class -29

Age
40-59 -2
25-39 25
60+ -10
18-24 13

Gender
Men 35
Women -31

Education
Vocational 33
Undergraduate -16
High school 32
Postgraduate -43

The style of music as missing the "Blues".

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