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Most never cries or often crying 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 "never cries" to "often crying". 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 "never cries" is the same as 100/100 for "often crying". See the documentation for more information about how these ratings were collected.

Most never cries characters

RankAverage ratingNumber of ratersName
197.813Logan Roy (Succession)
297.311Tuvok (Star Trek: Voyager)
396.136Red Forman (That 70's Show)
496.025James Bond (Tommorrow Never Dies)
596.052T-800 (Terminator 2: Judgement Day)
695.110William Rawls (The Wire)
795.011William Adama (Battlestar Galactica)
894.966Dr. Hannibal Lecter (The Silence of the Lambs)
994.656Bertram Gilfoyle (Silicon Valley)
1094.442Alastor (Hazbin Hotel)
1193.716Teal'c (Stargate SG-1)
1293.718Avon Barksdale (The Wire)
1393.5110Rosa Diaz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
1493.569Firelord Ozai (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
1593.252Ron Swanson (Parks and Recreation)
1692.918Geralt of Rivia (The Witcher)
1792.716Data (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
1892.721Mike Ehrmantraut (Breaking Bad)
1992.327Sandor Clegane (Game of Thrones)
2092.338Tywin Lannister (Game of Thrones)
2192.233Leroy Jethro Gibbs (NCIS)
2292.117Malcolm Merlyn (Arrow)
2391.930Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Hannibal)
2491.851Stormfront (The Boys)
2591.447April Ludgate (Parks and Recreation)

Most often crying characters

RankAverage ratingNumber of ratersName
197.324Sailor Moon (Sailor Moon)
295.956Moaning Myrtle (Harry Potter)
395.616Shinji Ikari (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
494.321Darryl Whitefeather (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
593.135Alan Harper (Two and Half Men)
692.929Buster Bluth (Arrested Development)
792.834Craig Pelton (Community)
892.527Tobias Funke (Arrested Development)
992.029Lorna Morello (Orange is the New Black)
1091.581The Cowardly Lion (The Wizard of Oz)
1191.539Stuart Bloom (The Big Bang Theory)
1291.576Jess Day (New Girl)
1391.159Rebecca Bunch (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
1491.022Howard Morris (Only Murders in the Building)
1591.0112Elena Gilbert (The Vampire Diaries)
1690.916Gary Walsh (Veep)
1790.822Emma Pillsbury (Glee)
1890.651Milhouse Van Houten (The Simpsons)
1990.537Kif Kroker (Futurama)
2090.5122Charles Boyle (Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
2190.526Charlotte York (Sex and the City)
2289.382Cameron Tucker (Modern Family)
2389.133Michael Scott (The Office)
2489.034Glenn Sturgis (Superstore)
2588.929Susan Mayer (Desperate Housewives)

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 never cries<--->often crying when aggregated at the character level.

  1. armoured (not vulnerable) (r=0.83)
  2. thick-skinned (not sensitive) (r=0.83)
  3. unemotional (not emotional) (r=0.76)
  4. unstirring (not quivering) (r=0.73)
  5. hard (not soft) (r=0.72)
  6. hard (not soft) (r=0.72)
  7. cynical (not gullible) (r=0.72)
  8. decisive (not hesitant) (r=0.72)
  9. stoic (not hypochondriac) (r=0.7)
  10. sturdy (not flimsy) (r=0.7)


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