Are You A Dandy? Find Out!

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Are You A Dandy? Find Out! - Quiz

Are you a dandy? Find out! (Celebrating R. V. B. of Random Magic by Sasha Soren, and other fine dandies. )


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Your physical appearance is best described as:  

    • A.

      Too good-looking for my own good

    • B.

      Tolerable enough

  • 2. 

    Your opinion on both Paris and London is:

    • A.

      Loud, noisy and crowded

    • B.

      Divine in any season

  • 3. 

    The only sensible beverage for a weekend breakfast would be:

    • A.

      Champagne

    • B.

      Orange juice

  • 4. 

    You speak and/or understand French:

    • A.

      Bien sûr que oui.

    • B.

      No, it's a horrible language spoken by rude people.

  • 5. 

    Charm is:

    • A.

      My stock in trade, although perhaps that's put a bit vulgarly.

    • B.

      Disreputable.

  • 6. 

    I am proficient at:

    • A.

      Dancing, singing, playing some sort of instrument or speaking several languages, selecting caviar, looking marvelous.

    • B.

      Can I get back to you on that?

  • 7. 

    One might say that you're essentially a frivolous sort of person. True or false?

    • A.

      Frivolous, moi?

    • B.

      How rude. Not at all.

  • 8. 

    Your relationship status is:

    • A.

      Bachelor

    • B.

      Married

  • 9. 

    Who said this?: 'It is absurd to divide people into good and bad.  People are either charming or tedious.'

    • A.

      Oscar Wilde

    • B.

      No idea, but it doesn't sound like someone I'd like.

  • 10. 

    You own a smoking jacket (and most likely it is silk, brocade or velvet):

    • A.

      Yes, of course. Doesn't everyone?

    • B.

      No way, my buddies would laugh at me.

  • 11. 

    What's most likely to be found in your tool shed?

    • A.

      A tool shed? Whatever is that?

    • B.

      Tools

  • 12. 

    When it comes to sports, you're most likely to enjoy:

    • A.

      Fencing or boxing, and possibly sculling, bocce or croquet

    • B.

      Football or baseball, and possibly hockey, tennis or golf

  • 13. 

    Your normal mode of conversation is:

    • A.

      Witty, subtle, refined and sarcastic, if the occasion calls for it.

    • B.

      No frills and straight to the point.

  • 14. 

    Which quotes about dandies come closest to your opinion?:  

    • A.

      'The dandy must aspire to be sublime without interruption.' - Charles Baudelaire and 'Dandyism is…a variety of genius.' - William Hazlitt

    • B.

      'I cannot talk with civet in the room, a fine puss-gentleman that's all perfume.' - William Cowper and 'The wealthy curlèd darlings of our nation.' - William Shakespeare

  • 15. 

    Badinage is:

    • A.

      An essential skill and one of the minor joys of life.

    • B.

      Hey, look, I'm not into that freaky stuff.

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