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Quiz: What % pessimist are you?

There is no spoon

There’s plenty of reasons to feel half glass empty. You could easily get caught up in the statistics, just like Petula from ‘Optimists Die First’. She has a point. There is a chance that a coconut tree might just off you.

How much of a pessimist are you though? We’ve got a test for that…

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But gurl. We get it. That glass IS half empty, and tbf, it’s probably safer that way, right? Less chance of spilling it down your white top. Less chance of drooling it onto the floor and then later slipping in the puddle you’ve made.

You’ll only throw out a hip or something…

Let’s do it:

What’s the result? Share it with us! Wanna see why ‘Optimists Die First’? Grab your copy here.

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Written by Sarah Clare

Sarah is the Lead Writer and Design Queen here at Maximum Pop! Sarah holds an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University, and a BA in Creative Writing with English Literature from Marjon (BIG UP THE MARJON MASSIVE!). Sarah joined MP! after seeing an advertisement for writers on Instagram – because where else would a design master find their dream job?

Sarah is currently working on an expose on Draco Malfoy in her spare time. But not if his father hears about it.

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