The Dresden Files Purity Test


    The Basics

    Select the number of Dresden Files novels you have read (including Side Jobs)
    ..the number of novels you have read favorite scenes from at least twice.
    ..the number of novels you have read favorite scenes from at least three times or more.
    ..the number of novels you own.
    ..signed by Jim Butcher.

    Bonus Points

    Place a checkmark in every appropreate box:

    ..if you own all the books.
    ..if you own 4+ books in hardcover.
    ..if you own Fool Moon in hardcover.
    ..if you own Backup as a stand-alone novelette.
    ..if you have read the entire series more than once.
    ..if you have read the entire series 3+ times.
    ..if you have a favorite scene you have read at least ten times.
    ..if you read any of the graphic novels.
    ..if you own any of the graphic novels.
    ..if you can name all thirteen books in chronological order.
    ..in less than 20 seconds.
    ..if you read all the short stories.
    ..if you ever read an entire book in less than 24 hours.
    ..if you ever read an entire book in one sitting.
    ..if you ever read the books while sitting on the toilet.
    ..if you ever read the books while eating.
    ..if you ever read the books during work/school hours.
    ..if you ever read the books in a bookstore.
    ..if you ever read a book on the day it was released.
    ..if you ever listened to an audio version of the books.
    ..if you ever laughed out loud while reading the DF.
    ..if you did the "Vader Scream" when finishing Changes.
    ..if you ever read other books in the genre, "just to tide you over" until the next DF book is released.

    Spreading the word

    ..if you ever recommended The Dresden Files to a friend.
    ..if you ever recommended TDF to a family member.
    ..if you ever loaned a book to anyone.
    ..if you own a spare copy of any of the books specifically for loaning.
    ..if you ever recommended TDF to someone online.
    ..if you ever recommended TDF to someone in a bookstore.


    Trivia

    ..if you can name the three Swords of the Cross.
    ..if you can name five people who wielded those Swords.
    ..if you can name six Faerie Queens.
    ..if you can name five members of the Chicago PD.
    ..if you can name five members of the FBI.
    ..if you can name five Denarians (hosts or Fallen).
    ..if you can name ten Denarians.
    ..if you can name thirteen members of the White Council.
    ..if you can name the words for five different spells.
    ..if you can name five occasions Harry used a tracking spell.
    ..if you can name ten times magic circles were used.
    ..if you can name five people Harry has soulgazed.
    ..if you can name ten people Harry has soulgazed.
    ..if you can name five movies Harry has watched or quoted from.
    ..if you can name five types of guns used throughout the series.
    ..if you can name five different potions Harry makes.
    ..if you can name five different magical items Harry has crafted.
    ..if you can name four different types of werewolves.
    ..if you can name five employees of Marcone.
    ..if you can name five people who are ghosts.
    ..if you can name three people who are associated with the Black Court.
    ..if you can name five people who are associated with the Red Court.
    ..if you can name seven people who are associated with the White Court.
    ..if you can name three of Arturo Genosa's wives.
    ..if you can name five occasions Harry hexed technology.
    ..if you know the names of the three books of the Big Apocalyptic Trilogy.

    The Forum

    ..if you have more than 10 posts on the forums.
    ..if you have more than 100 posts.
    ..if you have more than 1000 posts.
    ..if you have more than 10000 posts.
    ..if you have more than 20000 posts.
    ..if you started more than 5 threads.
    ..if one of your threads had more than 50 responses.
    ..if one of your posts ever unintentionally derailed a thread.
    ..if you have ever posted a picture.
    ..if you have ever taken a poll.
    ..if you have changed your signature more than once.
    ..if you have changed your avatar more than once.
    ..if you have posted in any of the sticky threads (e.g. the timeline thread, the birthday thread)
    ..if you ever welcomed a new member to the forum.
    ..if you check the forum at least once a day.
    ..if you ever checked the forums more than 3 times in a single hour.
    ..if you can name three of the moderators/bartenders.
    ..if you have ever used three or more emoticons in a row.
    ..if you have ever taken more the ten minutes to compose a post.
    ..if you have ever posted from work/school.
    ..if you have ever visited the forums after 11:59pm.
    ..if you have the forum website in your "favorites".

    ..if you ever came up with a WAG (Wild Ass Guess) theory .
    ..and posted in on the forums.
    ..if anyone ever quoted your theory in a separate thread.
    ..if the theory is known under your name (i.e. XXXX's theory).
    ..if your theory ever caused Jim Butcher to accuse you of being a CIA analyst.

    Other media

    ..if you ever watched a DV-related fan video.
    ..if you ever admired a DV-related fan picture.
    ..if you ever admired DV-related fan art.
    ..if you ever read DV-related fan fiction.
    ..if you ever read DV-related poetry.
    ..if any of the above involved "shipping".
    ..if any of the above involved "slash".
    ..if any of the above would fall under the category of "Team Marva".
    ..if you actually wrote/created any of the above.
    ..if you have posted about the Dresden Files on Twitter.
    ..if you have posted about the Dresden Files on Facebook.
    ..if you have posted about the Dresden Files on a book-reading site.
    ..if you have read any wiki articles about the Dresden Files.

    ..if you ever watched a Jim Butcher video online.
    ..if you have ever heard Jim Butcher sing "I'm not gonna tell you" (online or in person).
    ..if you ever met Jim Butcher.
    ..if you ever asked Jim Butcher a question.
    ..if you have had books signed by Jim Butcher.
    ..if you have non-books that are signed by Jim Butcher (i.e. kindle/business card/body part).
    ..if you have a picture with Jim.
    ..if you have read all of Jim's posts on the forum.

    ..if you own a DF-related piece of clothing or accessory (e.g. pentacle, Denarius, Dresden business card).
    ..if you ever cosplayed as a DF character.
    ..at a convention.
    ..at a book signing.
    ..if you spent more than 1 hour designing your costume.
    ..if you spent more than $20 designing your costume.
    ..if you have posted pictures of your costume to the forum.
    ..if "normal people" recognized your costume.

    ..if you ever watched an episode of the Dresden Files TV show.
    ..if you watched all the episodes of the TV show.
    ..if you thought the skin-walker in the TV show was too much of a pushover.
    ..if you ever tried to come up with a script for a Dresden Files movie.
    ..if you ever thought about casting actors for a DF movie.
    ..if those actors included people who are dead.
    ..if you even casted relatively minor characters (e.g. Shiro, Martin).
    ..if you ever participated in a discussion over said casting.

    Real World Crazy

    ..if you ever searched under "Wizard" in the yellow pages.
    ..if you ever searched for books by Kemmler in your local library.
    ..if you ever tried finding Demonreach on Google maps.
    ..if you ever tried sending e-mail to "lostwardenfound@yahoo.com"
    ..if you ever tried yelling "Fozare" to see what would happen.
    ..if you ever tried hexing your alarm clock.
    ..if you ever tried thinking how your friends would match up to DV characters.
    ..if you ever used "Hells Bells" as a curse word.
    ..how about "Eternal Night"?
    ..if you ever named a pet (or electrical appliance) after a DV character.
    ..if you ever tried leaving pizza slices around, in the hope of luring faeries.
    ..if you ever considered getting a DV-related tatoo.
    ..if you collect pictures of rusted out VW bugs.
    ..if you watch movies just because they are set in Chicago.
    ..if you ever thought how any cop show could be improved by a Special Investigations episode.
    ..if you cheer every time you hear a cop named Murphy on a TV show.
    ..if you chortle every time you hear "Coke Zero".
    ..if you regularly refer to or think about your Murphionic Field.
    ..if you sit around thinking how you would redo Harry's plumbing.
    ..if you ever said "Tiny but fierce" out loud and then started giggling.
    ..if you ever tried composing names for future books (e.g. "Pizza Court", "Veil Time", "Coin Flip")
    ..if you ever tried creating theme songs for various characters.
    ..if you ever thought "He Went to Jared" was was scream-worthy, but not for the same reasons.
    ..if you ever tried to order a donut "with sprinkles 'pon it".
    ..if you ever thought what your Death Curse might be.
    ..if you ever planned out how you would get rich if only you had magic powers.
    ..if you ever thought about the physics of magic.
    ..if you ever tried looking up "athame" on Google.
    ..if you ever watched a "Bolshevik Muppet" video on youtube.

    ..if you ever argued about a the winner of a Harry Dresden vs Harry Potter cage match.
    ..how about Dresden vs Gandalf?
    ..Dresden vs. Raistlin?
    ..how about Thomas Raith vs. Edward Cullen?

    ..if you ever had a fantasy involving one of the DF characters.
    ..if the fantasy was rated PG-13 or higher.
    ..if the fantasy was rated R or higher.
    ..if the fantasy was rated NC-17 (or higher?).
    ..if you have had fantasies about more than one character.
    ..at the same time.

    ..you have ever used the term "blampire" in conversation.
    ..how about "Dresdenverse"?

    DFRPG

    ..if you own a copy of "Our World".
    ..if you own a copy of "Your Story".
    ..if you know what is written under those blacked out portions of the books.
    ..if you ever created a Dresdenverse character.
    ..if you created more than five aspects for a single character.
    ..if you have created more than ten different DFRPG characters.
    ..if you have commented on other people's characters on the forum.
    ..if you ever helped create a city.
    ..if you ever played a session of the DFRPG.
    ..at a convention.
    ..what about online?
    ..if you ever had one of your characters use Thaumaturgy.
    ..if you ever created your own stunt.
    ..if you ever created your own power.
    ..if you have created ten or more stunts and powers.
    ..if you ever used your own houserules for a game.
    ..if you ever conceeded a conflict.
    ..if you ever GM'd a session of the DFRPG.
    ..if you ever used a fate point to declare something.
    ..if you ever self-compelled.
    ..if you ever used more than 5 fate points at once.
    ..if you ever created a 40+ refresh character/monster.
    ..if you ever did more than 20 shifts of damage in one exchange.
    ..if you ever tried to compute how many shifts would be needed to create the spell at Chichen Itza.
    ..if you ever role played Dresden Files Characters outside of the RPG.
    ..if you ever posted in the RPG section of the forums.
    ..if you ever tried writing stats for characters in other universes.
    ..if you ever tried writing stats for yourself.

    Shameless self promotion

    ..if you ever computed your "DF geek code".
    ..if you tried playing the DF alchemy game.
    ..if you took the DF personality test.
    ..if you plan to post your purity rank on the forum.