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Most modest or flamboyant 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 "modest" to "flamboyant". 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 "modest" is the same as 100/100 for "flamboyant". See the documentation for more information about how these ratings were collected.

Most modest characters

RankAverage ratingNumber of ratersName
193.86Tuvok (Star Trek: Voyager)
293.67Frank Reagan (Blue Bloods)
392.610Sam Obisanya (Ted Lasso)
492.111Richard D. Winters (Band of Brothers)
591.716Dr. Sharon Fieldstone (Ted Lasso)
691.1308Elsie Carson (Downton Abbey)
790.612Wallace Boden (Chicago Fire)
890.415Spike (The Land Before Time)
990.0305John Bates (Downton Abbey)
1089.8302Anna Bates (Downton Abbey)
1189.6154Ed Hurley (Twin Peaks)
1288.8278Eddard Stark (Game of Thrones)
1388.5342Derrial Book (Firefly + Serenity)
1488.428Jerry Gergich (Parks and Recreation)
1588.4153Sheriff Truman (Twin Peaks)
1688.249Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly (M*A*S*H)
1788.1257Bernard Lowe (Westworld)
1888.123Li Mu Bai (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
1988.1177Odo (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
2087.9393Alfred Pennyworth (The Dark Knight)
2187.8372Jane Bennet (Pride and Prejudice)
2287.619Gregory Eddie (Abbott Elementary)
2387.5282Davos Seaworth (Game of Thrones)
2487.531'Chief' Bromden (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)
2587.519Saitama (One Punch Man)

Most flamboyant characters

RankAverage ratingNumber of ratersName
197.129Ilana Wexler (Broad City)
296.523Dominar Rygel XVI (Farscape)
396.560Titus Andromedon (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
496.366Jenna Maroney (30 Rock)
596.119Sterling Archer (Archer)
696.071King George III (Hamilton)
795.667Tracy Jordan (30 Rock)
894.730Zapp Brannigan (Futurama)
994.7677Samantha Jones (Sex and the City)
1094.5375The Joker (The Dark Knight)
1194.323Baron Vladimir Harkonnen (Dune)
1294.126Ava Coleman (Abbott Elementary)
1394.113Jamie Tartt (Ted Lasso)
1494.1417Craig Pelton (Community)
1594.01133Tom Haverford (Parks and Recreation)
1693.8198Erlich Bachman (Silicon Valley)
1793.864Lindsay Bluth Funke (Arrested Development)
1893.4421Goh Peik Lin (Crazy Rich Asians)
1993.41332Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean)
2093.31095Effie Trinket (The Hunger Games)
2193.027Edie Britt (Desperate Housewives)
2292.930Oliver Putnam (Only Murders in the Building)
2392.829Gabrielle Solis (Desperate Housewives)
2492.7149Prince John (Robin Hood)
2592.796Moira Rose (Schitt's Creek)

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 modest<--->flamboyant when aggregated at the character level.

  1. subdued (not exuberant) (r=0.8)
  2. bashful (not exhibitionist) (r=0.78)
  3. sensible (not ludicrous) (r=0.78)
  4. sober (not indulgent) (r=0.76)
  5. well behaved (not mischievous) (r=0.75)
  6. moderate (not gluttonous) (r=0.75)
  7. demure (not vain) (r=0.75)
  8. quiet (not loud) (r=0.75)
  9. proper (not scandalous) (r=0.74)
  10. shy (not playful) (r=0.74)


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