Mary Sue/ Gary Stu

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Mary Sue Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      He / she is flawlessly beautiful.

    • B. 

      He / she is very attractive, maybe radiantly attractive, though not flawless

    • C. 

      He/she is fairly attractive, nothing celebrity

    • D. 

      He/she is basically average looking, but has certain charms of feature that catch the eye.

    • E. 

      He / she is average looking.

    • F. 

      He / she has little sexual appeal.

    • G. 

      He / she is downright ugly.

  • 2. 
    How stands your character's romantic status?
    • A. 

      He/she has the pick of any spouse or partner he/she chooses.

    • B. 

      He/she is admired by many who would propose to her but not all.

    • C. 

      He/she has many admirers, but not all admire enough to propose

    • D. 

      He/she has a few/some admirers

    • E. 

      He/she has few / no admirers.

    • F. 

      He/she is already married

    • G. 

      Character is too young/old to be in the romance

    • H. 

      Character has found no spouse/partner good enough for his/her perfection

    • I. 

      He/she has already found a spouse or partner as perfect as he/she is

  • 3. 
    How stands your character's social status?
    • A. 

      My character is loved by all

    • B. 

      My character has many friends, but is no celebrity

    • C. 

      My character has a few / some friends

    • D. 

      My character is generally well liked but not every single one of these people are his/her FRIENDS

    • E. 

      He/she finds no one good enough for his/her perfection to befriend

    • F. 

      My character is not well liked

    • G. 

      My character is not well known

    • H. 

      My character is a somewhat withdrawn person and rather selective about friends

    • I. 

      My character only befriends people as perfect as he/she is

    • J. 

      My character is so good he/she makes people yearn to be his/her friend, automatically/ within seconds/within a few minutes

  • 4. 
    Does your character have a tragic past?
    • A. 

      Oh, his/her past is one worse than that of any one existing and deserves the pity of all

    • B. 

      My character has a pretty tragic past but not in a pathetic vein

    • C. 

      My character's past isn't the worst but he/she has certainly taken some hard knocks

    • D. 

      My character's past isn't that tragic

    • E. 

      My character's past isn't at all tragic

    • F. 

      My character's past has been rather good

    • G. 

      My character's past has been "normal"

    • H. 

      My character's past is perfect and idyllic

  • 5. 
    Some of your character's negative qualities:
    • A. 

      Has none

    • B. 

      Has only praiseworthy negative qualities; etc. tragically beautiful, too nice, etc

    • C. 

      Has social negative qualities, such as selfishness, greed, bad temper, meanness, etc

    • D. 

      Has personal negative qualities, such as conceit, narrow mindedness, etc

    • E. 

      My character isn't perfect, but most of his/her flaws come from psychological or emotional illness

    • F. 

      My character has, in my opinion as the author, moral negative qualities.

    • G. 

      My character is despicable.

    • H. 

      My character has a mixture of more than one of the above categories of flaws, etc personal, social

    • I. 

      All my character's flaws are totally justified

  • 6. 
    Is your character always the smart one and the strong one while none of the other characters are?
    • A. 

      Yes, because he/she is the hero

    • B. 

      Yes, only because the other characters all have some actual handicap i.e. too young/old/sick etc

    • C. 

      Yes, because he/she just has this super IQ and superhuman strength and others are just ordinary

    • D. 

      Kind of, because the character is a ruler or head or leader and so solves problems for subjects

    • E. 

      He/she saves situations sometimes.

    • F. 

      He/she saves situations rarely

    • G. 

      He/she never saves situations

    • H. 

      He/she is always miraculously saved by his/her romantic interest or folks who adore him/her, out of nowhere

  • 7. 
    Does your character ever in a situation where some incident or characteristic should prevent them from achieving a certain thing or at least cause them difficulty but it doesn't? (i.e. a femininely slender girl easily beats a brawny wrestler, a bad-tempered person has all the friends in the world, etc.) Disregard if character has an explanable reason why (i.e. a foul-tempered princess has friends of the court because of her wealth and status, etc)
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

    • C. 

      Almost always

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      Yes, but he/she has inherited the superpowers

    • C. 

      Yes, but he/she has learnt them and just didn't know that they had learnt enough now

    • D. 

      He/she already knew of the superpowers.

    • E. 

      He/she has only superpowers common to his/her species (a fairy's power to fly, etc.)

    • F. 

      He/she has no superpowers.

    • G. 

      He/she learned the superpowers

  • 9. 
    Does your character always effortlessly save the day?
    • A. 

      Yes. what a hero!

    • B. 

      Most of the time it is effortless

    • C. 

      Most of the time it is very difficult

    • D. 

      Sometimes difficult

    • E. 

      Most of the time somewhat difficult

    • F. 

      He/she has ups and downs, sometimes successful and sometimes not

    • G. 

      Rarely, if ever, is successful / rarely if ever saves the day

  • 10. 
    If your character has negative qualities, is he/she always excused and still adored and liked by everyone out of pity (or not disliked or met by feelings of anger or displeasure)?
    • A. 

      Yes. he/she DID have a tragic past!!!

    • B. 

      He/she is usually forgiven by his/her friends and family just because they are used to it

    • C. 

      He/she is sometimes forgiven, but sometimes it's a bit too much. others have problems too you know

    • D. 

      He/she doesn't have bad qualities

    • E. 

      He/she is rarely forgiven for it, if ever

    • F. 

      He/she is only forgiven upon apologizing/making amends, like any other person

    • G. 

      He/she is not liked very much because of his/her negative qualities

    • H. 

      Yes.

    • I. 

      He/she is not liked very much in general because of them except by a few supportive friends

  • 11. 
    Regardless of whether or not the others forgive, do you believe he/she is justified, and let folks know by portrayal in the book?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      I do, because it is caused by mental illness

    • C. 

      No flaws

    • D. 

      He/she deserves sympathy but it does not justify his/her negative social qualities

    • E. 

      He/she has a more sympathetic view because he/she is a child/ill-raised,etc. but not really justified