"The Talker The Talker varies in volume. Some Talkers are just a low stream of mumbling about how it’s almost over, how their professor is the worst, how they should drop out and become a stripper. Others are much more audible, calling home in a state of panic or verbally checking off their to-do list. Approachability: 8/10—How focused can they really be if they’re talking that much? Besides, someone needs to tell them to shut up.