The American Psychiatric Association is working on his sixth version of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manuel of Mental Disorders (commonly known as DSM). They are working on a series of new dimensions, such as Tangomania, Tangoism disorder, Tangonoid personality and Tangoleptic behavior. Let’s see where YOU belong..!

Answer each question and total the points:

Points:

Currently owns more than 4 tango shoes

2

Shop clothes almost exclusively on the basis of tango

2

In normal life, when enters a large room, instantly things about its milonga potential

2

Has most of his friends on Facebook dancing tango

1

Plans vacations in regards to tango potential

1

Would refuse a fantastic job promotion that would necessitate moving to a tangoless city

2

Has lied to significant Other about whereabouts, hiding the fact that went to tango

3

Has lied to Significant Other about money spent on tango

3

Has started a diet or done some other body modifying activity specifically in order to look better for tango

2

Has had or thought of having tango related tattoo

3

Has issues with tango’s negative impact work performance

2

Has had an affair with a tango professor

5

Has had an affair with another tango dancer

2

Plans work schedule with regards to local tango festivals

1

Has limited or quit other artistic/sporting activities for tango

2

Has spenτ more money than should have on tango classes

2

Has taken a private class with a visiting maestro/professor

2

Has been at Buenos Aires

4

Has learned or started to learn the opposite role

2

Roots for Argentine during the World Cup

1

Almost exclusively listen to tango in car or in public transit

2

Would pay a large sum of money to instantly become a much better dancer

-2

Has considered, during daydreaming, opening a tango school in a tangoless city

2

Is constantly trying to convince family members or work peers to start tango

2

Watches more tango clips on YouTube than cat or dog videos

1

Reads one or more tango blogs on the Internet

1

Survey the tango scene in another city for which has no plan to go

1

Would consider tango practice space in the choice of a new condo/apartment/house

1

Reads Tango songs lyrics to better know how to express emoticons while dancing

2

Is learning or has decided to learn Spanish soon

3

SUMMARY

RESULTS

0-10: How do you even find this blog? Maybe it is the time to start knowing the tango world a little bit more! Search the net for blogs all around the world, for the history of tango, for different music preferences and orchestras. Attend seminars, see lesson videos, it will help you a lot!

11-20: Good Job! You still have a fighting chance to escape! But! You have made a very good start and there are more to explore and find out about tango. Imagine that every tango teacher you will ask, he has a great story to tell you. And that is a glimpse of the tango world.

21-30: Yep! There is no way back now. Just admit that you are trapped. Your mind is turning tangolicious and you don’t even know it! Just feel the energy and enjoy the trip!

31-40: You thought you were a super tango junkie wandering all around milongas and stuff? ..Nope..! The score goes till 59! There are still few thingσ to achieve in the “board of Achievements”! The burning hasn’t touched the cellars of your inner brain, buuut it sure will! One question: does free time even exist for you? I don’t think so… I believe only tango-time exist in your life, and that applies everywhere.

41-50: Go ahead, book your trip το Buenos Aires, don’t be shy! It is high about time! Did you know that followers claim that the embrace of the argentine tangueros is totally different? When you return from Buenos Aires – and I am sure you will – please, describe us the experience! We would like to hear from you!

51-59: I am surprised you even have the time to read our blog! I may even be an honor for us! I think you have reached the master level of brain damage for tango and you should continue like that!! I personally would like to have a dance with you, really!

NIKOL Z.