About a month ago, all the blogs were running this "I Write Like" quiz, where you plug is a bunch of text from your blog, it analyzes it, and then tells you who you write like. This was followed by the shocked screams of hundreds of bloggers realizing they wrote like Dan Brown.
It turns out that the quiz was a promotion for a vanity press, and in addition was not a particularly GOOD analytical device, but as I wen through the Voters' Guide, I realized I had a LOT of statements by the candidates and/or their campaigns.
Here are the results - Is it any surprise the H P Lovecraft comes up most often?
H P Lovecraft - Mohammad Said, Paul Aker, James Mercer, Bob Burr, Dino Rossi (huh?), and Charles Allen.
Arthur C. Clarke - Goodspaceguy (well, duh).
Corey Doctrow - Mike the Mover
Kurt Vonnegut - Mike Latimer, Will Baker
Steven King - William Edward Chovil
George Orwell - Clint Didier
Margaret Mitchell - Shalk Leonard
David Foster Wallace - Patty Murray
Make of this as you see fit.
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