Siren or Mermaid: Which Are You?

By: Brian Whitney
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About This Quiz

Both sirens and mermaids are beautiful mythical female creatures that reside in and around the sea, in the ocean and near islands, but the similarities pretty much end there. A mermaid is a half woman and half fish, while a siren is a half woman and half bird. Both are known to be quite alluring to sailors and the like, but they have very different intentions when it came to the men they met on the sea. 

Mermaids are stunningly beautiful, but also very humble and kind. The only real problem they pose to sailors is that they would fall in love with them and not be able to stop thinking of them. Sirens are just a little bit different. They are also pretty gorgeous but would use their charm and their song to beguile hapless sailors into coming closer to dangerous areas in their boats, leading them to crash on the rocks and drown.

If you were to be one of these beguiling creatures, which one would it be? The helpful, sweet yet kind of unattainable mermaid or the bad girl personified siren? Take this quiz and find out, then maybe take a couple of swimming lessons. The whole half fish thing is not as easy as it looks. 

Are you good at swimming?

Do you like to fly?

Are you a fan of Darryl Hannah?

If you're out with friends at a bar, and a guy hits on you, what do you do?

Have you ever cheated on a guy?

Do you sing well?

What is your favorite Disney Movie?

Have you ever dated more than one guy at a time?

What sounds most fun to hang out at?

What do you do at the beach?

Do you ever lead guys on for fun?

How hot are you?

Do you have a lot of charm?

Do you wear a lot of makeup?

Do you think starfish are cute?

Would you try to help someone in trouble even if it meant a risk to yourself?

Have you ever thought being a lifeguard would be fun?

Have you ever wanted to be a witch?

Do you have a bird feeder?

How do you meet guys you like?

Do you like tricking people?

Are you dominant in bed?

How many one night stands have you had over your life?

Have you ever wanted to take a cruise?

Do you and your friends talk smack about people a lot?

You just saw someone slip and fall, what do you do?

How many close friends do you have?

What kind of guy turns you on?

Do you trust people you don't know?

Are you married or do you want to be?

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