Are you a werewolf?

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Do you have hair in weird places? Do you find yourself suppressing an urge to howl at the moon? Does your significant other call you an animal -- and not in a good way? Well, you’re either extra quirky or you’re a werewolf. Take this quiz to find out what’s really keeping you up at night.

You howl at the full moon.

Howling at the full moon is a common werewolf trait. Werewolves are also known to howl at passing ambulances, police cars and foxy ladies.

You are extremely hairy and scratch yourself a lot.

Excessive hair on your chest, face, hands, feet and torso is an indication that you may indeed be a werewolf. Though it's more likely that you are a human who could use a shower and a shave.

Your favorite meal is a huge helping of brains.

We hate to break it to you, but you're probably a zombie. Werewolves are similar to real wolves and usually make meat the main part of their meal (OK, maybe with a side of brains). Not to worry, though: If you're having a brain buffet, you can invite your werewolf friends over to finish off the rest of the bodies.

You like to hang out in packs.

You are either a werewolf or a teenage girl. Most werewolves belong to packs and hunt in groups. If you do this at the mall, however, you are probably just an average tween.

You were once bitten by a wolf while backpacking through England.

Werewolves tend to impart their curse by biting humans, so you may be a werewolf. Or you’ve seen “An American Werewolf in London” one too many times and it's made you paranoid.

You shy aware from tuna on rye bread, kissing under the mistletoe, and big Italian dinners.

These three things may mean that you're a Scrooge and a picky eater, or that you're a werewolf. It’s rumored that werewolves steer clear of fresh rye, mistletoe and garlic. Werewolf or not, you should list these quirks on your online dating profile.

And holy water, ooooh, that’s scares you, too.

Now we’re getting somewhere. If you can be warded off with a sprinkling of holy water, you're a vampire, not a werewolf. Again, another hot topic you should mention on a first date.

You have a unibrow.

First, you should probably invest in a good pair of tweezers. Second, if you have one giant eyebrow that comes together in the middle of your forehead, it’s entirely possible that you're a werewolf. (If you kill and devour people who make fun of your unibrow, it's even more likely that you have some werewolf blood in your system. Also, we would like to compliment you on your excellent unibrow.)

You frequently wake up in the woods naked.

Werewolves, like other shape shifters, tend to shed their clothing before transformation -- or destroy it in the process. If you find yourself curled up in a ball on the forest floor in nothing but your birthday suit, you're either a werewolf or a sleepwalking nudist camper.

You like to snack on Milkbone dog treats.

Real werewolves love raw meat. You’re probably just an adventurous eater.

You can smell a pepperoni pizza a mile away.

A keen sense of smell is a sure sign that you have werewolf potential. When werewolves shift into wolf mode, they experience heightened senses that allow them to see, hear and smell better than an average human. It’s handy when there’s something good cooking, but not so great when you haven’t cleaned out your fridge in a while. Phew!

Friday nights usually find you on a date with a cute girl walking through a cemetery full of zombies.

Sorry to be the one to break it to you, but this is a sign that you're in Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” video, not an indication that you're a werewolf. On the plus side, you probably have a totally rad jacket.

You live in Hot Shot, La.

If you've seen the TV series “True Blood” or read Charlaine Harris's "Southern Vampire Mysteries" novels, then you should know that Hot Shot is home to an extended family of werepanthers. They are a different breed entirely and are more likely to be found working on old cars than stalking prey.

You have an irrational fear of silver bullets.

You’ve clearly been watching too many werewolf movies. Although firearms have been widespread since the 1500s, werewolf tales originating before the 1800s never mentioned that wolfmen could be killed with a silver bullet. This is just another Hollywood myth.

You think you're an animal.

Thinking you turn into a wolf and actually turning into a wolf are two entirely different things. If you aren’t part of a werewolf pack and have never stalked innocent victims at night, it’s more likely that you have a wicked case of lycanthropy. Lycanthropic disorder causes humans to think they are an animal, particularly a wolf, even though they don’t actually transform into the creature. Sorry, but you’re a wolf in sheep’s clothing.

You feel freaky when there’s a full moon.

Full moons are notorious for promoting spells, sorcery and crazy driving. However, a full moon is particularly meaningful for werewolves, and it is the one natural occurrence that can force a transformation. If full moons make you howl, then your werewolfiness might be confirmed.

Sunlight makes you run for cover.

Aversion to sunlight isn’t a standard werewolf trait. You may just have sensitive skin. Or you’re a vampire. That’s another quiz altogether.

You’ve recently taken an oath with Satan.

A pact with Satan or another evil entity is certainly one way to become a werewolf, but deals with the devil are pretty common these days. You’re going to have to do more than sell your soul to prove you’re a werewolf.

When you go to the beach, people ask you to put your shirt back on.

Werewolves typically transform at night and aren’t often mentioned in lore as being beach bums. Our best guess is that you’ve got a bad case of hypertrichosis, which causes extreme hair growth all over the body, including the face and hands. Get yourself a surf shirt and enjoy your day at the shore!

You like to drink out of the toilet bowl.

Though werewolves are clearly connected to the canine world, they would never behave like common house pets. Wolf up and quit acting like a mongrel! Quiz Results: If you scored 10 or higher, our condolences (or congratulations): You're probably a werewolf. You should play it safe and head to the vet for a rabies shot.

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