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The Boondock Saints

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of The Boondock Saints.

Characters

The dataset has 5 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
87.9Connor MacManus
82.1Murphy MacManus
80.9Paul Smecker
63.3Don Giuseppe 'Papa Joe' Yakavetta
55.1David Della Rocco

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.

Rating

As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate The Boondock Saints?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 1
2 It's bad 5
3 It's okay 122
4 It's good 809
5 It's my favorite 293

This gives it an average score of 4.13 / 5. Making it 72nd out of the 342 universes in the dataset ordered by rating.

The average rating may be hard to generalize though, the users of one online personality quiz could not be representative of the population in general in important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of the quiz are biased towards being women and being younger. To kind of explore this idea, we can correlate user ratings with responses to the self-report personality quiz to see what type of people give this universe higher ratings. The table below show the correlation between a users response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
loyal (not traitorous)0.0961221
slovenly (not stylish)0.0711185
mature (not juvenile)0.068367
nerd (not jock)0.0651140
deep (not shallow)0.0641186
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.0581108
tame (not wild)0.057373
reclusive (not social)0.0561144
awkward (not charming)0.0471219
low-tech (not high-tech)0.045421
feisty (not gracious)0.0451136
genuine (not sarcastic)0.043423
arcane (not mainstream)0.0431127
spiritual (not skeptical)0.041216
blissful (not haunted)0.037367
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0361137
scientific (not artistic)0.035454
demonic (not angelic)0.0321135
sober (not indulgent)0.031136
strict (not lenient)0.0281173
frugal (not lavish)0.0271126
alpha (not beta)0.0241127
masculine (not feminine)0.0211221
dunce (not genius)0.021173
conventional (not creative)0.0171220
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0151141
fresh (not stinky)0.0141139
chaotic (not orderly)0.0111170
reasonable (not deranged)0.0091141
disarming (not creepy)0.0091130
outlaw (not sheriff)0.0091141
emotional (not logical)0.0081220
altruistic (not selfish)0.0061140
meek (not bossy)0.0061139
formal (not intimate)0.0041187
obedient (not rebellious)0.0031187

Notes

  1. Notability is computed as the average of 204: important (not irrelevant) and 401: main character (not side character).
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