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Saul Goodman Descriptive Personality Statistics

Saul Goodman is a character from Breaking Bad.

This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. This website has recruited more than 3 million volunteers to rate characters on descriptive adjectives and other properties, which can be aggregated to create profiles that users can be matched to as part of a personality test. For more information about how the ratings were collected and how they are used, see the documentation.

Aggregated ratings for 400 descriptions

The table shows the average rating the character received for each descriptive item on a 1 to 100 scale and what that character's rank for the description is among all 1,750 characters in the database. It also shows the standard deviation of the ratings and how many different individuals submitted a rating for that description.

ItemAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
money-focused (not love-focused)88.85716.526
backdoor (not official)87.93519.4323
chatty (not reserved)87.712318.2371
street-smart (not sheltered)87.713016.3276
extrovert (not introvert)84.914119.7327
funny (not humorless)84.914018.0338
mischievous (not well behaved)84.624718.2363
unorthodox (not traditional)84.613121.258
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)84.53219.920
cocky (not timid)84.528422.128
cunning (not honorable)84.111618.8384
playful (not shy)83.727017.8345
work-first (not family-first)83.517419.3346
motivated (not unmotivated)83.559219.126
fast-talking (not slow-talking)83.312516.735
loud (not quiet)83.222819.3365
outlaw (not sheriff)83.117917.3381
scandalous (not proper)83.116220.2313
jaded (not innocent)82.622714.222
bold (not shy)82.260820.2360
crafty (not scholarly)82.210819.9327
🧠 (not 💪)82.230019.281
summer (not winter)82.014722.428
charismatic (not uninspiring)81.832522.6335
charming (not trusting)81.77918.9372
resourceful (not helpless)81.549125.170
driven (not unambitious)81.460518.8345
skeptical (not spiritual)80.724320.3361
creative (not conventional)80.717423.9362
deviant (not average)80.519017.7241
sarcastic (not genuine)80.216320.5352
edgy (not politically correct)79.919318.9339
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)79.919316.150
debased (not pure)79.817619.1367
child free (not pronatalist)79.814023.0279
flexible (not rigid)79.75122.1338
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)79.536221.041
🤑 (not 🤠)79.114426.348
expressive (not monotone)79.128321.324
gendered (not androgynous)79.056423.9100
worldly (not innocent)78.739020.7341
intellectual (not physical)78.737421.4347
narcissistic (not low self esteem)78.428320.736
disreputable (not prestigious)78.28222.0275
flamboyant (not modest)78.122023.0357
fast (not slow)78.032421.3352
zany (not regular)77.822919.859
ironic (not profound)77.64426.133
expressive (not stoic)77.627423.2356
paranoid (not naive)77.613620.225
two-faced (not one-faced)77.515723.937
perceptive (not unobservant)77.467328.720
vain (not demure)76.923520.7339
open to new experinces (not uncreative)76.845624.9368
libertarian (not socialist)76.75325.0341
twitchy (not still)76.425824.034
suspicious (not trusting)76.331423.8376
receiving (not giving)76.121026.911
atheist (not theist)75.724923.143
arrogant (not humble)75.739522.1356
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)75.550822.970
important (not irrelevant)75.374925.7102
good-humored (not angry)75.331722.7323
frenzied (not sleepy)75.244621.934
heathen (not devout)75.113724.0352
exhibitionist (not bashful)74.927926.136
persistent (not quitter)74.8112323.951
trolling (not triggered)74.86322.534
selfish (not altruistic)74.729324.2370
high IQ (not low IQ)74.781419.2355
secretive (not open-book)74.642627.335
freak (not normie)74.427225.728
urban (not rural)74.344224.0109
exaggerating (not factual)73.932628.730
interested (not bored)73.742524.835
individualist (not communal)73.636629.242
weird (not normal)73.638920.3339
rebellious (not obedient)73.652728.2372
lewd (not tasteful)73.513422.3349
extreme (not moderate)73.553123.8317
epic (not deep)73.512722.131
lenient (not strict)73.322424.3329
conspiracist (not sheeple)73.337222.7235
knowledgeable (not ignorant)73.262126.929
indulgent (not sober)73.133524.8332
feisty (not gracious)72.854023.0327
🤣 (not 😊)72.815627.458
opinionated (not jealous)72.852325.724
interesting (not tiresome)72.754726.2283
complicated (not simple)72.751126.1384
straight (not queer)72.772325.3120
exuberant (not subdued)72.733724.432
sexist (not feminist)72.621722.289
businesslike (not chivalrous)72.630127.830
pack rat (not minimalist)72.512323.851
open-minded (not close-minded)72.433523.9344
chaotic (not orderly)72.336925.0354
dramatic (not no-nonsense)72.233626.1110
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)72.126626.224
bold (not serious)72.034424.9321
nerd (not jock)71.953123.3354
believable (not poorly-written)71.881221.131
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)71.649326.8338
💃 (not 🧕)71.453123.691
involved (not remote)71.153825.2363
wild (not tame)71.055023.8299
salacious (not wholesome)71.029926.468
flirtatious (not prudish)70.842426.027
English (not German)70.779529.623
😈 (not 😇)70.736719.658
comedic (not dramatic)70.714025.937
🐀 (not 🐘)70.517826.093
desperate (not high standards)70.519430.340
spicy (not mild)70.454925.4355
anxious (not calm)70.145423.9374
real (not philosophical)69.941226.5233
social (not reclusive)69.642130.988
entitled (not grateful)69.443528.928
masculine (not feminine)69.368221.3365
lustful (not chaste)69.343923.9323
poisonous (not nurturing)69.231924.997
juvenile (not mature)69.133523.156
tailor (not blacksmith)69.150235.316
cynical (not gullible)69.156430.422
biased (not impartial)69.054027.9346
extraordinary (not mundane)69.065427.2338
hypocritical (not equitable)69.029625.558
prideful (not envious)69.067627.533
pro (not noob)68.982824.172
go-getter (not slugabed)68.996527.745
🤡 (not 👽)68.818326.949
Italian (not Swedish)68.832320.721
master (not apprentice)68.671328.1127
flimsy (not sturdy)68.516827.639
cannibal (not vegan)68.537725.834
lowbrow (not highbrow)68.413926.8315
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)68.345224.345
night owl (not morning lark)68.256026.5230
🙃 (not 🥰)67.931428.088
bookish (not sporty)67.870725.6335
messy (not neat)67.833326.3238
touchy-feely (not distant)67.832226.526
egalitarian (not racist)67.7109928.263
ADHD (not OCD)67.728029.933
perverted (not clean)67.628320.428
neurotypical (not autistic)67.580324.9318
demonic (not angelic)67.535020.3318
competitive (not cooperative)67.368929.7326
experimental (not reliable)67.334833.932
machiavellian (not transparent)67.337928.022
western (not eastern)67.240330.289
opinionated (not neutral)67.2111033.647
playful (not serious)67.133724.3357
multicolored (not monochrome)67.135131.046
privileged (not oppressed)67.173829.428
plastic (not wooden)66.913230.536
roundabout (not direct)66.811330.1361
active (not slothful)66.8104727.3357
modern (not historical)66.848826.2211
Roman (not Greek)66.817727.015
stingy (not generous)66.433429.831
guarded (not open)66.188727.7340
avant-garde (not classical)66.127125.443
genius (not dunce)65.877323.6363
diligent (not lazy)65.7124227.2348
charming (not awkward)65.668729.0383
efficient (not overprepared)65.663233.428
muddy (not washed)65.626929.617
orange (not purple)65.527927.5278
circular (not linear)65.521927.835
pensive (not serene)65.579224.032
👻 (not 🤖)65.438627.142
cheesy (not chic)65.448024.915
ludicrous (not sensible)65.435326.3351
transient (not permanent)65.319728.9105
hedonist (not monastic)65.338727.143
freelance (not corporate)65.365136.921
spontaneous (not scheduled)65.146629.8359
punchable (not loveable)65.133434.829
vibrant (not geriatric)65.077727.630
kinky (not vanilla)64.946226.7345
alert (not oblivious)64.878028.358
liberal (not conservative)64.763327.340
haunted (not blissful)64.678226.744
accepting (not judgemental)64.544630.0237
🏌 (not 🤺)64.512228.664
quarrelsome (not warm)64.360626.8334
fantastical (not realistic)64.341132.129
drop out (not valedictorian)64.234931.958
oxymoron (not tautology)64.127523.817
crazy (not sane)64.053423.845
extravagant (not thrifty)64.048930.327
impatient (not patient)63.873326.7102
🎃 (not 💀)63.839431.630
workaholic (not slacker)63.7108128.452
goof-off (not studious)63.536629.963
moody (not stable)63.380625.7349
assertive (not passive)63.394129.5401
competent (not incompetent)63.3113126.6356
rude (not respectful)63.240424.6332
pretentious (not unassuming)63.261529.754
👟 (not 🥾)63.248331.359
arcane (not mainstream)63.153528.1296
cringeworthy (not inspiring)63.038427.853
self-destructive (not self-improving)63.055330.927
variable (not consistent)63.026735.125
artistic (not scientific)62.852227.2333
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)62.556731.650
🐒 (not 🐩)62.542731.547
tense (not relaxed)62.4108428.7391
demanding (not unchallenging)62.2109334.337
metrosexual (not macho)62.170227.034
😎 (not 🧐)62.062030.255
gregarious (not private)61.937531.5346
not genocidal (not genocidal)61.997828.619
preppy (not punk rock)61.874427.530
suspicious (not awkward)61.782629.6356
self-assured (not self-conscious)61.786830.3365
first-mate (not captain)61.660931.6307
quirky (not predictable)61.651025.020
metaphorical (not literal)61.523029.0341
penny-pincher (not overspender)61.560632.1103
beta (not alpha)61.440828.5363
🐷 (not 🐮)61.427032.889
🐿 (not 🦇)61.367830.475
rock (not rap)61.3124532.723
decisive (not hesitant)61.294528.0315
interrupting (not attentive)61.253032.020
nihilist (not existentialist)61.121127.848
dorky (not cool)61.151026.063
flower child (not goth)61.179723.321
confident (not insecure)61.093431.1374
old (not young)61.048118.2374
basic (not hipster)61.070328.8283
🐐 (not 🦒)61.069932.686
resistant (not resigned)60.9104330.0334
bad-cook (not good-cook)60.851628.928
imaginative (not practical)60.740533.2315
loose (not tight)60.733527.026
sad (not happy)60.576424.7334
bitter (not sweet)60.558525.0342
sunny (not gloomy)60.551731.834
bad boy (not white knight)60.549528.519
lavish (not frugal)60.452629.9317
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)60.461828.5342
specialist (not generalist)60.370230.252
gatherer (not hunter)60.354631.625
industrial (not domestic)60.253128.755
hurried (not leisurely)60.164830.3319
varied (not repetitive)60.126129.4123
analysis (not common sense)60.163427.120
unfixable (not fixable)60.038029.123
puny (not mighty)59.926726.1335
shallow (not deep)59.934930.488
😀 (not 😭)59.953531.553
curious (not apathetic)59.699028.9322
😏 (not 😬)59.667534.958
stinky (not fresh)59.532427.399
warm (not cold)59.471527.1338
rhythmic (not stuttering)59.3104933.135
sugarcoated (not frank)59.317932.716
instinctual (not reasoned)59.273031.4369
🤫 (not 🤔)59.228934.860
literary (not mathematical)59.179728.6263
psychopath (not empath)59.145225.034
unlucky (not fortunate)59.061129.0366
🎩 (not 🧢)58.971132.062
low-tech (not high-tech)58.864825.9326
everyman (not chosen one)58.848832.719
villainous (not heroic)58.632222.3363
unemotional (not emotional)58.629534.720
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)58.462830.598
democratic (not authoritarian)58.272730.5310
disorganized (not self-disciplined)58.237429.4340
anarchist (not statist)58.156629.588
ambitious (not realistic)58.184734.018
doer (not thinker)58.190331.433
thin (not thick)57.981424.9215
overachiever (not underachiever)57.9121233.942
queen (not princess)57.987038.213
smooth (not rough)57.862930.5346
thick-skinned (not sensitive)57.870627.8401
obsessed (not aloof)57.796228.9334
🌟 (not 💩)57.5115230.374
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)57.565530.871
traumatized (not flourishing)57.593430.525
chill (not offended)57.546429.334
reassuring (not fearmongering)57.580731.825
careful (not brave)57.438631.1373
head@clouds (not down2earth)57.358832.7325
optimistic (not pessimistic)57.264231.7339
cosmopolitan (not provincial)57.268629.2303
human (not animalistic)57.1111229.1335
abstract (not concrete)57.049532.453
dog person (not cat person)57.067936.424
whimsical (not rational)56.955029.2359
poetic (not factual)56.951631.221
rugged (not refined)56.860826.6329
hoarder (not unprepared)56.886327.7256
soulless (not soulful)56.733128.053
realist (not idealist)56.769935.363
utilitarian (not decorative)56.793129.851
armoured (not vulnerable)56.691328.9312
fire (not water)56.689932.026
rustic (not cultured)56.644928.924
astonishing (not methodical)56.546930.0335
reasonable (not deranged)56.584828.460
moist (not dry)56.460733.728
tardy (not on-time)56.444930.345
cheery (not sorrowful)56.253827.3339
devoted (not unfaithful)56.2131934.616
reactive (not proactive)56.267933.723
lighthearted (not intense)56.140332.532
off-key (not musical)55.976429.722
protagonist (not antagonist)55.9115427.19
hard (not soft)55.883327.958
🧗 (not 🛌)55.895732.5109
spelunker (not claustrophobic)55.889331.818
logical (not emotional)55.764029.3372
🥵 (not 🥶)55.776529.232
bossy (not meek)55.6110829.0352
rich (not poor)55.691725.4361
healthy (not sickly)55.5116926.5395
miserable (not joyful)55.589529.656
💔 (not 💝)55.563032.385
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)55.563333.332
picky (not always down)55.585030.919
vengeful (not forgiving)55.473528.5333
folksy (not presidential)55.363334.028
repulsive (not attractive)55.233424.8388
glad (not mad)55.259229.262
😜 (not 🤐)55.268632.745
vague (not precise)55.136428.8249
kind (not cruel)55.0115522.8365
independent (not codependent)55.0100433.8279
asexual (not sexual)55.040433.329
pointed (not random)54.8120634.538
🦄 (not 🐴)54.758134.865
earth (not air)54.7103334.530
indie (not pop)54.5100728.020
foolish (not wise)54.459226.0373
introspective (not not introspective)54.3107732.493
unpatriotic (not patriotic)54.330529.155
long-winded (not concise)54.263234.718
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)54.078830.7341
outsider (not insider)54.079733.8242
insulting (not complimentary)53.968527.856
gamer (not non-gamer)53.951233.023
disarming (not creepy)53.8116429.6122
📈 (not 📉)53.7112631.673
clumsy (not coordinated)53.648928.0365
tall (not short)53.592123.1339
whippersnapper (not sage)53.376735.821
Pepsi (not Coke)53.355837.929
submissive (not dominant)53.251229.4360
spontaneous (not deliberate)53.255332.2325
manicured (not scruffy)53.2105228.4314
French (not Russian)53.299331.327
jealous (not compersive)53.177527.7271
ugly (not beautiful)53.129927.058
subjective (not objective)53.075731.336
🥴 (not 🥳)52.990929.643
mysterious (not unambiguous)52.868931.3308
🎨 (not 🏀)52.899333.525
stylish (not slovenly)52.7105827.5364
depressed (not bright)52.772826.9379
eloquent (not unpolished)52.7101331.9293
wavering (not resolute)52.735431.163
hypochondriac (not stoic)52.658033.917
traitorous (not loyal)52.534330.9355
cryptic (not straightforward)52.537730.6372
civilized (not barbaric)52.5114326.6360
builder (not explorer)52.575332.4299
focused on the present (not focused on the future)52.485232.0344
never cries (not often crying)52.493231.721
gossiping (not confidential)52.350631.9340
romantic (not dispassionate)52.1118731.529
empirical (not theoretical)52.096731.3328
formal (not intimate)52.078829.8112
enslaved (not emancipated)51.939329.9279
nonpolitical (not political)51.863833.3308
giggling (not chortling)51.852629.238
weakass (not badass)51.840429.836
ferocious (not pacifist)51.7102130.2329
scrub (not legit)51.733632.479
contrarian (not yes-man)51.6107235.423
tactful (not indiscreet)51.5112234.659
lost (not enlightened)51.586931.228
lover (not fighter)51.382431.933
impulsive (not cautious)51.284733.2320
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')51.278928.3277
hard (not soft)51.193626.6368
trendy (not vintage)51.044131.742
plays hard (not works hard)50.154729.2360
treasure (not trash)50.2136632.160
accommodating (not stubborn)50.839730.837
ranged (not melee)50.7105127.019
centrist (not radical)50.773336.115
natural-talent (not hard-work)50.456729.742
technophile (not luddite)50.579325.3323

The lowest rating for any description in the table is 50.0 despite a 1 to 100 scale being used. This is because descriptions that had values lower than the midpoint were reversed. For example, a score of 1/100 for "hot (not cold)" is equivalent to a score of 100/100 for "cold (not hot)". This was done so that all the traits that are most distinctive for a character are at the top of the table.

Similar characters

The similarity between two characters can be calculated by taking the correlation between the lists of their traits. This produces a value from +1 to -1. With +1 implying that every trait one character is high on the other one is high on too, to an equal degree. And, -1 implying that if a character is high on specific trait, the other one is low on it. The 10 most and least similar characters to Saul Goodman based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Jimmy McGill (0.84)
  2. Quark (0.743)
  3. Sean Parker (0.71)
  4. Frank Abagnale (0.709)
  5. Jack Sparrow (0.707)
  6. Barney Stinson (0.687)
  7. Clay Davis (0.676)
  8. Peter Venkman (0.675)
  9. Shawn Spencer (0.67)
  10. The Joker (0.668)
  1. Princess Darya 'Dolly' Oblonskaya (-0.44)
  2. Charlie Swan (-0.408)
  3. Melanie Hamilton (-0.395)
  4. Ashley Wilkes (-0.389)
  5. Matt Donovan (-0.387)
  6. Jane Bennet (-0.386)
  7. Edward Ferrars (-0.383)
  8. William Mason (-0.382)
  9. Ed Hurley (-0.362)
  10. Matt Saracen (-0.358)

Personality types

Personality types according to various systems can be derived from the character's traits. Profiles for a personality type were computed by averaging together all responses from people who took the test and reported a given personality type and then this composite was matched to each of those profiles as if it was its own character (as was done above). Listed closest to worst match.



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