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Most adventurous or stick-in-the-mud characters

As part of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz, this website has had volunteers rate 2,000 characters on a 100 point scale from "adventurous" to "stick-in-the-mud". This page lists the 25 characters whose average ratings were the farthest to either side. Because the scale is bipolar, it is reversable. For example, a rating of 1/100 for "adventurous" is the same as 100/100 for "stick-in-the-mud". See the documentation for more information about how these ratings were collected.

Most adventurous characters

RankAverage ratingNumber of ratersName
199.130Ilana Wexler (Broad City)
298.941Indiana Jones (Raiders of the Lost Ark)
398.228Shawn Spencer (Psych)
497.958Louise Belcher (Bob's Burgers)
597.123Calvin (Calvin and Hobbes)
697.060Villanelle (Killing Eve)
796.816Reese Wilkerson (Malcolm in the Middle)
896.61134Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean)
996.6143Robin Hood (Robin Hood)
1096.58Prince Daemon Targaryen (House of the Dragon)
1196.224Sterling Archer (Archer)
1296.2248Arya Stark (Game of Thrones)
1396.216Neal Caffrey (White Collar)
1495.78Georgia Miller (Ginny & Georgia)
1595.634Amanita Caplan (Sense8)
1695.534Frank Abagnale (Catch Me If You Can)
1795.4535Samantha Jones (Sex and the City)
1895.329Ferris Bueller (Ferris Bueller's Day Off)
1995.334Steven Hiller (Independence Day)
2094.8230Ed (Cowboy Bebop)
2194.8605Tyler Durden (Fight Club)
2294.7389Goh Peik Lin (Crazy Rich Asians)
2394.675JJ (Outer Banks)
2494.621Randle Patrick McMurphy (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)
2594.6148Rick Sanchez (Rick and Morty)

Most stick-in-the-mud characters

RankAverage ratingNumber of ratersName
197.827Squidward Tentacles (SpongeBob SquarePants)
296.2321Dolores Umbridge (Harry Potter)
395.0323Petunia Dursley (Harry Potter)
494.910Matt Braden (After Life)
592.938Samuel Norton (The Shawshank Redemption)
692.5459Red Forman (That 70's Show)
792.066Principal Vernon (The Breakfast Club)
891.9465Angela Martin (The Office)
991.629Nurse Mildred Ratched (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)
1091.4222Walter Stratford (10 Things I Hate About You)
1191.4299Mr. William Collins (Pride and Prejudice)
1291.227Chuck McGill (Better Call Saul)
1391.024Cyril Figgis (Archer)
1490.4351Sheldon Cooper (The Big Bang Theory)
1590.225Michael Groff (Sex Education)
1690.18Abe Weissman (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
1789.726General Hux (Star Wars: The Last Jedi)
1889.36Malvolio (Twelfth Night)
1989.2287Cornelius Fudge (Harry Potter)
2089.024Uma Heller (Only Murders in the Building)
2189.019Alvy Singer (Annie Hall)
2288.8136Chidi Anagonye (The Good Place)
2388.7910C-3PO (Star Wars)
2488.640Emily Gilmore (Gilmore Girls)
2588.328Count Alexei Karenin (Anna Karenina)

Similar traits

The survey has 400 different descriptive scales that the characters can be rated on. This list is the 10 other scales that that have the highest correlation with adventurous<--->stick-in-the-mud when aggregated at the character level.

  1. open to new experinces (not uncreative) (r=0.82)
  2. spontaneous (not scheduled) (r=0.76)
  3. bold (not serious) (r=0.76)
  4. innovative (not routine) (r=0.76)
  5. creative (not conventional) (r=0.75)
  6. brave (not careful) (r=0.74)
  7. vibrant (not geriatric) (r=0.73)
  8. unorthodox (not traditional) (r=0.73)
  9. varied (not repetitive) (r=0.72)
  10. freelance (not corporate) (r=0.72)


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