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Brokeback Mountain

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

Characters

The dataset has 2 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
86.6Jack Twist
75.5Ennis Del Mar

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 Brokeback Mountain?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 3
2 It's bad 13
3 It's okay 252
4 It's good 1495
5 It's my favorite 395

This gives it an average score of 4.05 / 5. Making it 126th 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
outlaw (not sheriff)0.0762074
deranged (not reasonable)0.0752145
chaotic (not orderly)0.0732122
lenient (not strict)0.0682144
indulgent (not sober)0.0642077
emotional (not logical)0.0612122
wild (not tame)0.0522130
rebellious (not obedient)0.052121
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.0491941
haunted (not blissful)0.0452060
deep (not shallow)0.0392132
intimate (not formal)0.0382097
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0352117
lavish (not frugal)0.0312023
stinky (not fresh)0.0312099
spiritual (not skeptical)0.0282115
masculine (not feminine)0.0262151
loyal (not traitorous)0.0252118
jock (not nerd)0.0252135
altruistic (not selfish)0.0242106
arcane (not mainstream)0.0222076
feisty (not gracious)0.0182084
stylish (not slovenly)0.0172104
charming (not awkward)0.0162151
social (not reclusive)0.0162122
juvenile (not mature)0.0132146
genius (not dunce)0.0122101
beta (not alpha)0.012013
poisonous (not nurturing)0.0072091
low-tech (not high-tech)0.0062073
sarcastic (not genuine)0.0062119
demonic (not angelic)0.0042094
artistic (not scientific)0.0032142
conventional (not creative)0.0022143
disarming (not creepy)0.0012032
meek (not bossy)0.02135

Notes

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