And if so, how much of one are you in your daily life? At work, home, school or even out with friends? Any examples of how you manipulate and attempt to shape the environment around you would be great... There's been a lot of talk here recently on MR about Steve Jobs being a control freak... maybe Apple users are all like that, open masochists with a strong control freak nature hidden within. Secret 'tops' at heart. Am I a control freak? You betcha. Moderators and designers usually are.