A Brief Afternoon Timewaster

Quiz:  Prof or Hobo?

I went 8/10 (but much guessing was involved).

Steven L. Taylor
About Steven L. Taylor
Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. Graham says:

    You linked to the solutions.

  2. @Graham: Oops: sorry about that. It is now fixed.

  3. 9/10. Although one of them is a bit of a giveaway

  4. @Doug Mataconis: The one with the camera around his necK?

  5. Yep

  6. michael reynolds says:


  7. John Peabody says:


  8. Franklin says:

    7/10, I think you mostly judge by the expressions. Happy or smug is a professor.

  9. Neil Hudelson says:


    Apparently I have an above average ability to spot a hobo.

  10. OzarkHillbilly says:

    0 for 0…. I don’t do facebook and wonder why anyone would.

  11. Franklin says:

    @OzarkHillbilly: I don’t either, and thought I was stuck, but after clicking something on the first link it takes you to some non-Facebook page.

  12. 7/10

  13. A voice from another precinct says:

    I couldn’t get on either, but I don’t play facebook, so I’m not surprised. I should have looked at what the link would go to before clicking to save time.