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Gaius Baltar Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Gaius Baltar is a character from Battlestar Galactica.

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 2,000 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
extravagant (not thrifty)98.114.916
arrogant (not humble)96.2167.1128
narcissistic (not low self esteem)95.8811.526
vain (not demure)95.5310.6137
entitled (not grateful)94.7237.724
nerd (not jock)94.6399.6136
high IQ (not low IQ)94.56710.7126
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)94.468.5113
pretentious (not unassuming)94.228.221
indulgent (not sober)93.11310.8118
ambitious (not realistic)93.168.321
two-faced (not one-faced)93.02015.534
lustful (not chaste)92.71213.098
dramatic (not no-nonsense)92.6279.247
moody (not stable)92.42612.4117
salacious (not wholesome)92.2108.718
intellectual (not physical)91.84714.6122
cosmopolitan (not provincial)91.8414.9117
hedonist (not monastic)91.8416.322
flamboyant (not modest)91.7309.5108
lavish (not frugal)91.71412.3130
mischievous (not well behaved)91.58312.5136
selfish (not altruistic)91.55915.0130
cunning (not honorable)90.92312.6130
urban (not rural)90.81415.926
🧠 (not 💪)90.68415.131
debased (not pure)90.2349.8143
machiavellian (not transparent)90.11819.720
privileged (not oppressed)90.010517.022
outlaw (not sheriff)89.96412.1126
anxious (not calm)89.73413.4119
deviant (not average)89.4309.970
driven (not unambitious)89.224119.2116
hypocritical (not equitable)89.21812.952
tense (not relaxed)89.011113.1138
bookish (not sporty)88.717417.999
individualist (not communal)88.75115.543
experimental (not reliable)88.62320.634
traitorous (not loyal)88.53016.0143
high-tech (not low-tech)88.48017.8114
haunted (not blissful)88.46812.436
🎨 (not 🏀)88.311713.239
suspicious (not trusting)87.910318.3136
charming (not trusting)87.51416.3119
perverted (not clean)87.54010.625
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)87.55621.912
cocky (not timid)87.422125.917
sexual (not asexual)87.416926.825
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)87.33020.3100
demanding (not unchallenging)87.320518.321
😈 (not 😇)87.211013.133
interrupting (not attentive)87.25717.331
kinky (not vanilla)87.16212.6118
rich (not poor)87.023716.8126
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)87.012621.223
🐀 (not 🐘)86.91912.735
opinionated (not neutral)86.929126.533
secretive (not open-book)86.715326.327
crazy (not sane)86.66013.720
backdoor (not official)86.65017.5117
fast-talking (not slow-talking)86.68419.927
scandalous (not proper)86.510917.2126
weird (not normal)86.411014.5143
guarded (not open)86.321017.2133
biased (not impartial)86.36120.2125
competitive (not cooperative)86.125520.3113
work-first (not family-first)86.113919.7102
flirtatious (not prudish)85.812922.213
exaggerating (not factual)85.710712.923
freak (not normie)85.78519.325
cultured (not rustic)85.74810.610
highbrow (not lowbrow)85.53019.2138
roundabout (not direct)85.5417.8139
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)85.54811.539
🎩 (not 🧢)85.516321.232
twitchy (not still)85.58522.124
jaded (not innocent)85.11759.712
technophile (not luddite)84.96222.3120
weakass (not badass)84.92417.331
jealous (not compersive)84.97718.4111
sarcastic (not genuine)84.98718.5127
head@clouds (not down2earth)84.78221.9126
quarrelsome (not warm)84.716116.9123
worldly (not innocent)84.618317.0138
poisonous (not nurturing)84.514720.052
cryptic (not straightforward)84.01318.9111
night owl (not morning lark)83.617612.070
expressive (not monotone)83.621617.514
political (not nonpolitical)83.512625.8130
eloquent (not unpolished)83.419922.7116
refined (not rugged)83.214119.3136
bitter (not sweet)83.116614.5123
tailor (not blacksmith)83.15824.629
chaotic (not orderly)82.918320.1130
child free (not pronatalist)82.88422.397
zany (not regular)82.813017.318
punchable (not loveable)82.713217.523
deranged (not reasonable)82.610722.220
ranged (not melee)82.6725.116
lover (not fighter)82.59722.830
stylish (not slovenly)82.424918.1137
receiving (not giving)82.312324.713
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)82.013424.130
expressive (not stoic)81.921721.5103
extreme (not moderate)81.932918.7115
pensive (not serene)81.94915.429
radical (not centrist)81.96920.612
psychopath (not empath)81.817118.032
🙃 (not 🥰)81.710322.926
frenzied (not sleepy)81.618121.823
valedictorian (not drop out)81.539830.422
dramatic (not comedic)81.426123.027
self-destructive (not self-improving)81.414825.128
cringeworthy (not inspiring)81.29818.943
overspender (not penny-pincher)81.110025.131
unpatriotic (not patriotic)81.11027.221
wavering (not resolute)81.1623.123
demonic (not angelic)81.016815.5126
claustrophobic (not spelunker)80.92317.722
creative (not conventional)80.620922.3118
obsessed (not aloof)80.618826.9116
impatient (not patient)80.331822.452
metrosexual (not macho)80.210124.226
long-winded (not concise)80.23625.218
extraordinary (not mundane)80.135121.8122
scientific (not artistic)79.924824.7129
philosophical (not real)79.92321.473
rude (not respectful)79.815818.7101
conspiracist (not sheeple)79.820723.979
chatty (not reserved)79.632121.8132
vengeful (not forgiving)79.631717.4107
flimsy (not sturdy)79.63719.922
miserable (not joyful)79.420420.420
sexist (not feminist)79.414020.727
paranoid (not naive)79.411132.016
charismatic (not uninspiring)79.250924.3114
exuberant (not subdued)79.221822.222
juvenile (not mature)78.817413.547
offended (not chill)78.723023.025
genius (not dunce)78.638725.6147
complicated (not simple)78.637628.0102
unorthodox (not traditional)78.530527.744
sad (not happy)78.421217.6139
rebellious (not obedient)78.247528.387
unfixable (not fixable)78.211022.933
intense (not lighthearted)78.247725.228
stinky (not fresh)78.18425.015
gloomy (not sunny)77.927213.621
open to new experinces (not uncreative)77.949426.8113
quirky (not predictable)77.916222.020
overachiever (not underachiever)77.864432.132
desperate (not high standards)77.610329.921
careful (not brave)77.56825.8127
chosen one (not everyman)77.417031.613
sensitive (not thick-skinned)77.315025.3133
traumatized (not flourishing)77.133025.920
analysis (not common sense)77.122119.016
judgemental (not accepting)77.031326.551
transient (not permanent)77.03525.043
🛌 (not 🧗)77.010724.426
thinker (not doer)77.07422.937
disreputable (not prestigious)76.911024.693
smooth (not rough)76.911721.5136
abstract (not concrete)76.910926.524
important (not irrelevant)76.881929.021
edgy (not politically correct)76.830923.7142
bad-cook (not good-cook)76.815130.521
hipster (not basic)76.610625.7135
French (not Russian)76.614626.020
bad boy (not white knight)76.623517.410
villainous (not heroic)76.517118.7130
mysterious (not unambiguous)76.522924.8133
insulting (not complimentary)76.525825.153
plastic (not wooden)76.54117.811
trash (not treasure)76.39727.943
stubborn (not accommodating)76.263428.326
libertarian (not socialist)76.16229.492
exhibitionist (not bashful)76.126331.026
cruel (not kind)76.018715.9107
playful (not shy)76.058222.7120
ludicrous (not sensible)75.819521.6129
tardy (not on-time)75.817126.233
foolish (not wise)75.718419.9136
fearmongering (not reassuring)75.722420.523
feisty (not gracious)75.649425.182
cat person (not dog person)75.621133.417
motivated (not unmotivated)75.6117819.814
💔 (not 💝)75.419623.839
genocidal (not not genocidal)75.415117.815
emotional (not unemotional)75.359527.716
wild (not tame)75.252625.2151
impulsive (not cautious)74.639126.9110
🤑 (not 🤠)74.624833.724
codependent (not independent)74.317530.2111
sorrowful (not cheery)74.236922.1130
thin (not thick)74.228022.266
cold (not warm)74.130721.4120
gossiping (not confidential)74.023029.8118
modern (not historical)73.333325.064
creepy (not disarming)73.314128.045
hypochondriac (not stoic)73.311129.814
main character (not side character)73.352034.010
🐷 (not 🐮)73.311326.930
stingy (not generous)73.225526.334
outsider (not insider)73.023830.178
natural-talent (not hard-work)73.09425.628
rock (not rap)73.077618.914
often crying (not never cries)72.923119.311
resourceful (not helpless)72.899929.446
cynical (not gullible)72.852730.720
suspicious (not awkward)72.650928.6124
pessimistic (not optimistic)72.528228.4122
specialist (not generalist)72.428933.238
businesslike (not chivalrous)72.435228.020
fast (not slow)72.366627.6113
presidential (not folksy)72.240125.717
😭 (not 😀)72.120329.041
vibrant (not geriatric)72.162428.520
freelance (not corporate)72.156533.912
authoritarian (not democratic)72.033929.0106
imaginative (not practical)71.726328.1110
hesitant (not decisive)71.611422.7140
arcane (not mainstream)71.633029.9128
knowledgeable (not ignorant)71.680533.118
manicured (not scruffy)71.677030.4132
🐐 (not 🦒)71.523525.927
flexible (not rigid)71.420429.6112
mad (not glad)71.346127.224
English (not German)71.390130.620
dorky (not cool)71.031523.118
bold (not shy)70.9118127.7121
sugarcoated (not frank)70.93929.519
🦇 (not 🐿)70.930032.233
picky (not always down)70.937127.312
western (not eastern)70.832330.517
lewd (not tasteful)70.618926.4134
romantic (not dispassionate)70.570229.133
puny (not mighty)70.312724.9120
antagonist (not protagonist)70.220423.017
fire (not water)70.163831.222
anarchist (not statist)69.934628.926
lost (not enlightened)69.934626.633
avant-garde (not classical)69.823424.254
air (not earth)69.810030.616
Italian (not Swedish)69.434228.716
curious (not apathetic)69.270130.2132
soulless (not soulful)69.222028.055
indie (not pop)69.257731.313
subjective (not objective)69.113331.239
🤺 (not 🏌)68.883336.733
soft (not hard)68.642127.545
lenient (not strict)68.539627.7121
plays hard (not works hard)68.427528.8118
variable (not consistent)68.419631.625
spicy (not mild)68.270628.7123
scrub (not legit)68.112828.729
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)68.041330.023
disorganized (not self-disciplined)67.926128.6122
circular (not linear)67.818718.018
industrial (not domestic)67.333428.844
🤣 (not 😊)67.329427.935
winter (not summer)67.147333.818
mathematical (not literary)67.026731.3114
heathen (not devout)66.833931.9106
Pepsi (not Coke)66.79732.413
civilized (not barbaric)66.492028.3122
ironic (not profound)66.333231.524
perceptive (not unobservant)66.2125926.623
studious (not goof-off)66.197829.726
soft (not hard)66.049629.4124
egalitarian (not racist)66.0136721.717
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)66.046836.131
believable (not poorly-written)65.9134821.725
loud (not quiet)65.868129.0144
decorative (not utilitarian)65.727433.037
💃 (not 🧕)65.781932.240
enslaved (not emancipated)65.514330.4132
nihilist (not existentialist)65.512432.251
muddy (not washed)65.531630.512
fantastical (not realistic)65.444631.124
princess (not queen)65.431737.318
bold (not serious)65.261929.0142
extrovert (not introvert)64.871129.5118
go-getter (not slugabed)64.8132827.717
short (not tall)64.742625.1133
sickly (not healthy)64.523825.8127
varied (not repetitive)64.419432.448
poetic (not factual)64.438927.728
autistic (not neurotypical)64.210727.9112
💀 (not 🎃)64.259135.734
submissive (not dominant)64.037030.4150
metaphorical (not literal)64.022630.3137
gatherer (not hunter)63.853630.925
pro (not noob)63.7114928.422
charming (not awkward)63.687830.9120
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)63.439331.428
🦄 (not 🐴)63.345431.937
gamer (not non-gamer)63.238134.925
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)62.983832.294
📉 (not 📈)62.718230.633
spontaneous (not scheduled)62.661333.1137
beautiful (not ugly)62.4135528.646
OCD (not ADHD)62.489834.120
funny (not humorless)62.379729.9114
atheist (not theist)62.380634.240
tight (not loose)62.396233.320
open-minded (not close-minded)62.184330.9136
master (not apprentice)61.999731.544
trendy (not vintage)61.927432.934
moist (not dry)61.749231.528
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)61.662636.438
introspective (not not introspective)61.197632.819
beta (not alpha)60.948832.397
gendered (not androgynous)60.8156328.658
insecure (not confident)60.634033.8127
prideful (not envious)60.6127338.616
shallow (not deep)60.139229.940
🥴 (not 🥳)60.173733.936
skeptical (not spiritual)59.7118233.9109
🧐 (not 😎)59.761830.948
theoretical (not empirical)59.622832.9120
chortling (not giggling)59.596829.327
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)59.545937.326
contrarian (not yes-man)59.495332.016
jealous (not opinionated)59.320234.321
sheltered (not street-smart)59.251334.3112
multicolored (not monochrome)59.066133.433
fortunate (not unlucky)58.957633.2111
🥵 (not 🥶)58.880329.335
stuttering (not rhythmic)58.631434.622
vulnerable (not armoured)58.447731.499
first-mate (not captain)58.479635.695
reactive (not proactive)58.469639.419
gregarious (not private)58.352534.8140
preppy (not punk rock)58.198632.027
purple (not orange)57.966133.893
oxymoron (not tautology)57.972533.917
lazy (not diligent)57.716732.0131
emotional (not logical)57.589131.2112
touchy-feely (not distant)57.366134.835
interesting (not tiresome)57.2131534.9149
young (not old)57.1111719.5143
indiscreet (not tactful)57.143430.923
idealist (not realist)56.973539.550
reclusive (not social)56.969333.917
bored (not interested)56.825032.222
vague (not precise)56.637833.767
clumsy (not coordinated)56.451530.0121
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)56.474138.124
self-assured (not self-conscious)56.2123337.587
deep (not epic)56.269130.928
neat (not messy)56.1109632.671
persistent (not quitter)56.1184235.923
flower child (not goth)56.1111231.520
👟 (not 🥾)56.083634.440
trolling (not triggered)56.040030.125
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')55.743334.576
crafty (not scholarly)55.6105232.1106
💩 (not 🌟)55.538432.033
passive (not assertive)55.440230.8108
explorer (not builder)55.290634.2117
involved (not remote)55.1141534.4125
resistant (not resigned)55.1151232.8124
pointed (not random)54.9140340.730
depressed (not bright)54.781031.590
liberal (not conservative)54.7115935.622
animalistic (not human)54.442529.590
🤡 (not 👽)54.468136.826
🤐 (not 😜)54.492035.232
incompetent (not competent)54.331033.6106
unprepared (not hoarder)54.258232.2112
🐒 (not 🐩)54.079437.830
focused on the present (not focused on the future)53.990534.4109
bossy (not meek)53.9131933.8145
angry (not good-humored)53.778428.8101
playful (not serious)53.672532.2112
rational (not whimsical)53.4112234.5127
instinctual (not reasoned)53.3106331.9125
unfaithful (not devoted)53.327340.011
money-focused (not love-focused)53.258828.510
attractive (not repulsive)53.0147531.2121
methodical (not astonishing)52.9113833.0116
chic (not cheesy)52.287730.913
😏 (not 😬)52.0113135.340
🤔 (not 🤫)51.8120535.130
vegan (not cannibal)51.8103734.518
ferocious (not pacifist)51.6118732.4126
formal (not intimate)51.693532.217
spontaneous (not deliberate)51.570832.1130
pack rat (not minimalist)51.480033.023
alert (not oblivious)51.3132528.827
🤖 (not 👻)51.289835.844
Greek (not Roman)51.283534.725
whippersnapper (not sage)51.299133.925
hurried (not leisurely)51.1120932.599
musical (not off-key)51.083531.823
feminine (not masculine)50.180621.5129
slothful (not active)50.228829.495
slacker (not workaholic)50.746932.447
overprepared (not efficient)50.344331.223
queer (not straight)50.446830.847

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 Gaius Baltar based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Lee Sizemore (0.75)
  2. Loki (0.742)
  3. Petyr Baelish (0.737)
  4. Ryan Howard (0.728)
  5. Oswald Cobblepot (0.712)
  6. Thomas Barrow (0.709)
  7. Commodus (0.708)
  8. Sean Parker (0.704)
  9. The Wizard of Oz (0.704)
  10. Dennis Reynolds (0.7)
  1. Sheriff Truman (-0.615)
  2. Charlie Swan (-0.61)
  3. Ed Hurley (-0.605)
  4. Samwise Gamgee (-0.565)
  5. Hakoda (-0.562)
  6. Kanzo Mogi (-0.558)
  7. Colossus (-0.537)
  8. Eddard Stark (-0.535)
  9. Pop Tate (-0.535)
  10. Teddy Flood (-0.534)

Personality types

Users who took the quiz were asked to self-identify their Myers-Briggs and Enneagram types. We can look at the average match scores of these different groups of users with Gaius Baltar to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Gaius Baltar is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users


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