Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Think You're a Tonya Person? Take This Quiz

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Think You're a Tonya Person? Take This Quiz

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In the past couple of weeks a loose association of strangers has sprung up all over the country. A little ashamed and slightly defiant, they are The Tonya People.

The Tonya People don't dislike Nancy Kerrigan. It's just that some perverse spirit in our souls continues to bat away the ugly innuendo about Tonya Harding, hoping against hope that it ain't so.

Unsure whether you're a Tonya person?

Check your Tonya tendencies by taking this little quiz. Put an X in the boxes that reflect your attitude and tally your score at the end. If you turn out to be a Tonya person, don't be embarrassed. You may be in a minority, but you are not alone.

( ) 1. I like women with big smiles.

( ) 2. I like women with big thighs, preferably bigger than mine.

( ) 3. I believe Olympic athletes are responsible for the behavior of their entourage toward other Olympic athletes.

( ) 4. Entourage? Is that the word for those goons charged with attacking Nancy? Anyway, I believe that if people were responsible for the behavior of weirdos they date, marry or hang out with, half the country would be in legal trouble.

( ) 5. I admire women who in a traffic altercation immediately reach for a cellular phone.

( ) 6. I admire women who in a traffic altercation immediately reach for a baseball bat.

( ) 7. I think hanging out at McDonald's with Nancy would be a blast.

( ) 8. I think hanging out at a pool hall with Tonya would be a blast, but I would bring my baseball bat.

( ) 9. When I see a guy like Jeff Gillooly - i.e., a shifty-eyed, skinny guy with a mustache - I imagine he's a slimeball who keeps dirty pictures under the bed.

( ) 10. When I see a shifty-eyed, skinny guy with a mustache, I want to marry him.

( ) 11. I think people are biased against Nancy because she's pretty.

( ) 12. I think people are biased against Tonya because she's not.

( ) 13. I would never attend a meeting of the Tonya Harding Fan Club.

( ) 14. I think a meeting of the Tonya Harding Fan Club would be a blast, but I would bring my baseball bat.

( ) 15. …

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