We've all flipped to the back of a magazine to read about our star sign, but are you the type who checks it every day? Do you enquire about your date's sign to see if you are compatible? Opinions on horoscopes usually fall into one of two categories: you love it, or you think it's hogwash. Either way, it's still fun. Maybe you know your natal chart by heart, or maybe you're a total newbie, but your curiosity’s piqued. Can the day and month you were born really affect your personality and future? Maybe you’re here because you’re an Aries looking for love, or a Capricorn hoping for that next big paycheck. Will Mercury in retrograde bring unwanted obstacles? Maybe our quiz can predict where your relationship is headed or when you'll get your next big break. Find out, then pass it along to your friends to see what’s in store for them!
Jake didn’t think he’d become a writer when he was growing up in southern Saskatchewan, Canada, but fate had another idea. After barely squeaking through grade 9 English, by the luck of the draw Jake found himself with the most inspiring literature instructor his small town had ever known, and grade 10 English changed his life! Suddenly, evenings once spent at the hockey rink were spent curled up on the couch with the best of Hemingway, Dickens, and John Grisham. A valedictorian address and English degree at the University of Regina later, Jake is proud to call Heywise his favorite place to pen informative quizzes about all his passion projects. If you’re reading a post and pick up a hint of classic English literature, you’re probably reading something by Jake - especially if you come away feeling like a slightly better person for it.
The word horoscope comes from the Latin horoscopus, which means “observer of the hour.” In modern usage, we typically use the word to denote that little paragraph that predicts our future in magazines, but in ancient times, the term applied to many things. Horoscopes and the study of astrology didn’t just focus on the month and day of a person’s birth (the sun sign), but where all the planets were located at the time. Each planet was thought to bestow certain blessings or curses to the individual based on its location in the sky and proximity to other planets. Ancient astrologers didn’t only concern themselves with people, either. Natal charts could be drawn up for any event such as the birth of a nation or the beginning of a war. Because of this, court astrologers — like Dr. John Dee for Elizabeth I — were hired to ensure the best outcomes for significant events.
Our personality quizzes are set up a little differently than your basic trivia quiz, but you’ve probably seen their kind around. Rather than having to choose the right answer from a list of multiple choice options, in this case, there is no “right answer”! (Two plus two will always be four, but every Golden Girls character is equally awesome.
So, stop stressing. Just click on the answer that suits you best, and enjoy the ride. These quizzes are just for fun but who knows – you might just learn something about yourself along the way!
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