Living in community can be messy. It requires work, courage and a lot of grace.
And then there are the lighthearted moments that make you roll your eyes and belly laugh.
Whether you’ve only been at Taylor for two weeks or are getting ready to graduate this year, it’s no secret that the Christian college student lifestyle leads to several common interests and familiar phrases.
So gather ‘round with some friends, get out a pen or pencil, and take this quiz to see how basic of a Taylor student you really are.
Give yourself 10 points for each one of the GroupMe’s you’ve been added to this school year and any others you currently use. Use your own discretion for the muted ones.
Add 10 points for every sticker you have on your laptop or water bottle.
If you’ve used the word “space,” within the past 48 hours, give yourself 10 points. Bonus five points if it was during a prayer.
Give yourself 20 points if you know the Enneagram types and love languages of your five closest friends.
Give yourself 10 points for every picture on your social media with yourself and friends in front of a brick wall on campus. You know the ones.
If you have a biblical name, 10 points for you.
Add 10 points if you’ve ever approached a couple sitting in the Campus Center or dorm to make a joke along the lines of “make room for Jesus!” I’m sure they appreciated your originality.
If you say “I’m from Chicago,” and you’re not really from Chicago, give yourself 10 points.
If at any point during your time at Taylor you’ve made a joke about parking spaces, dancing or the phrase “intentional community,” add 20 points. Do these jokes ever get old though?
If you have/considered getting a tattoo in Greek or Hebrew, add 10 points. Careful with Google Translate, friends.
If you’ve ever worked as a camp counselor, add 20 points. Thanks for looking out for the youth! Not all heroes wear capes — some wear Chacos.
20 points if you’ve ever said “We should get coffee sometime.” Add 10 if you didn’t actually get coffee.