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Vince Masuka Personality Statistics

Vince Masuka is a character from Dexter. This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. People who take the quiz are asked if they would also be willing to volunteer to rate characters that they know. The ratings are made on a 100 point scale between two adjectives and then all averaged together into a composite. Because of the "law of large numbers" (a.k.a. wisdom of the crowds) this profile is very reliable. If you take one persons opinion of what a character is like and compare it to the opinion of another person about what that character is like, they could be very different. But if you compare the opinions of two groups, the difference gets smaller and smaller the larger the groups.

The table shows the average rating the character received for each trait in the survey. Because the questions are bipolar adjective pairs, they are reversible (i.e. a score of 25 on short<--->tall is the same as a score of 75 on tall<--->short). On this page, traits that had an average score below the midpoint have been reversed so they can be listed in order of most to least extreme for that character. The table also shows this character's relative rank on that trait compared to all other characters in the database. The standard deviation of ratings is shown, the basic idea here is that if the standard deviation is higher then that means there is less agreement between raters on that trait (the less agreement, the larger the sample size needed to get a reliable estimate). The number of raters is how many different individuals submitted a rating for that trait with this character; each rater rated only a random subset of traits for each character when they were surveyed.

TraitAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
nerd (not jock)93.93012.6253
🧠 (not 💪)92.91810.132
high-tech (not low-tech)92.12010.3217
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)90.6412.721
bookish (not sporty)88.010015.8180
weird (not normal)87.64113.2230
technophile (not luddite)87.02917.3214
scientific (not artistic)86.95016.7259
short (not tall)86.03413.0242
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)86.04424.522
first-mate (not captain)85.54916.2211
high IQ (not low IQ)85.225416.6187
intellectual (not physical)84.812121.8268
mathematical (not literary)84.62717.3250
specialist (not generalist)84.41216.1100
lewd (not tasteful)84.12421.9259
kinky (not vanilla)84.05221.7219
chatty (not reserved)82.912222.4215
good-humored (not angry)82.58719.3183
dorky (not cool)81.84821.429
lustful (not chaste)81.710426.1231
precise (not vague)81.511717.8154
awkward (not charming)81.33721.2265
glad (not mad)80.74320.029
loyal (not traitorous)80.535417.7258
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)80.520518.435
beta (not alpha)80.37021.2188
playful (not shy)79.522424.1234
fast-talking (not slow-talking)79.311315.8140
playful (not serious)79.28622.5212
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)78.99221.533
open to new experinces (not uncreative)78.519524.7228
👟 (not 🥾)78.45423.842
funny (not humorless)77.814425.9232
trolling (not triggered)77.83124.4125
awkward (not suspicious)77.56321.5224
zany (not regular)77.513823.623
juvenile (not mature)77.311326.4105
open-book (not secretive)76.85223.0142
curious (not apathetic)76.616421.5221
urban (not rural)76.420922.449
gossiping (not confidential)76.411125.1207
flamboyant (not modest)75.616826.2215
valedictorian (not drop out)75.433326.445
child free (not pronatalist)75.318027.4174
competent (not incompetent)75.145321.7178
manicured (not scruffy)75.038022.6183
open (not guarded)74.94625.7186
gregarious (not private)74.910626.4213
knowledgeable (not ignorant)74.534125.2125
persistent (not quitter)74.368222.829
mischievous (not well behaved)74.231328.6247
metrosexual (not macho)74.116123.6118
kind (not cruel)73.937219.3210
scandalous (not proper)73.522028.2165
resourceful (not helpless)73.550423.3102
🦄 (not 🐴)73.511430.022
logical (not emotional)73.313224.8240
🐐 (not 🦒)73.18825.541
tailor (not blacksmith)73.124326.8116
bold (not shy)73.156526.8251
edgy (not politically correct)72.625329.0242
unorthodox (not traditional)72.524327.0101
folksy (not presidential)72.515923.1132
gatherer (not hunter)72.518225.5142
avant-garde (not classical)72.38525.690
puny (not mighty)72.26321.6224
work-first (not family-first)72.227122.5200
sarcastic (not genuine)72.218827.3208
cringeworthy (not inspiring)72.113623.3109
soft (not hard)71.915324.396
indulgent (not sober)71.823027.2235
🤣 (not 😊)71.810029.626
submissive (not dominant)71.711525.4261
night owl (not morning lark)71.727028.2123
open-minded (not close-minded)71.719125.0174
heroic (not villainous)71.643520.5228
methodical (not astonishing)71.623126.8215
expressive (not stoic)71.123028.1228
soft (not hard)71.017223.8213
sexist (not feminist)71.015027.740
exuberant (not subdued)71.023227.9115
cheery (not sorrowful)70.914127.1224
conspiracist (not sheeple)70.528927.1130
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)70.517830.224
lighthearted (not intense)70.48928.2144
unambiguous (not mysterious)70.319928.2186
forgiving (not vengeful)70.120621.8216
thin (not thick)70.023024.1128
repulsive (not attractive)69.910321.1237
meek (not bossy)69.910321.6229
🐷 (not 🐮)69.98422.335
modern (not historical)69.922928.3133
atheist (not theist)69.825227.984
bright (not depressed)69.717723.0213
spicy (not mild)69.734228.7208
🐒 (not 🐩)69.415530.636
liberal (not conservative)69.426629.625
go-getter (not slugabed)69.253824.236
skeptical (not spiritual)69.143927.8220
genius (not dunce)69.137923.9384
vain (not demure)68.827526.7194
📈 (not 📉)68.822531.528
intimate (not formal)68.617927.440
chill (not offended)68.612926.4113
loud (not quiet)68.531229.0251
outsider (not insider)68.420027.5120
egalitarian (not racist)68.460727.723
😀 (not 😭)68.416529.527
frenzied (not sleepy)68.444424.6143
scholarly (not crafty)68.414327.1204
heathen (not devout)68.316829.2237
feisty (not gracious)68.242727.1196
arrogant (not humble)67.837128.0233
moist (not dry)67.812730.8144
💃 (not 🧕)67.634429.660
English (not German)67.551327.2127
shallow (not deep)67.413428.6175
creepy (not disarming)67.111725.379
romantic (not dispassionate)67.143630.1104
lenient (not strict)66.921526.9243
off-key (not musical)66.920927.1126
creative (not conventional)66.928827.4218
loose (not tight)66.913830.1133
unpolished (not eloquent)66.719931.6215
crazy (not sane)66.727124.324
straightforward (not cryptic)66.639030.1211
abstract (not concrete)66.616331.035
happy (not sad)66.614625.2205
wild (not tame)66.538229.5180
fast (not slow)66.444224.6215
introspective (not not introspective)66.334830.046
believable (not poorly-written)66.365923.0133
dramatic (not no-nonsense)66.228431.585
gendered (not androgynous)66.272329.886
multicolored (not monochrome)66.120234.079
vibrant (not geriatric)66.043127.7142
pacifist (not ferocious)65.718026.5230
sweet (not bitter)65.727225.7231
pro (not noob)65.454628.835
democratic (not authoritarian)65.330128.7166
bold (not serious)65.329928.5236
ranged (not melee)65.319630.599
careful (not brave)65.113524.4247
flimsy (not sturdy)65.113826.4138
extrovert (not introvert)64.936732.4228
extraordinary (not mundane)64.746325.8174
lowbrow (not highbrow)64.513831.5197
sunny (not gloomy)64.524826.6133
hoarder (not unprepared)64.431922.6155
nonpolitical (not political)64.017728.7193
diligent (not lazy)63.774026.5229
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)63.738032.2173
🐿 (not 🦇)63.533332.232
factual (not poetic)63.533729.2134
giggling (not chortling)63.513730.6149
oblivious (not alert)63.417330.530
😜 (not 🤐)63.426737.218
consistent (not variable)63.438529.7127
ugly (not beautiful)63.111324.282
debased (not pure)63.030931.4187
extreme (not moderate)63.046130.6194
soulful (not soulless)63.058928.898
🤔 (not 🤫)63.029532.329
head@clouds (not down2earth)62.925729.6219
direct (not roundabout)62.952129.9228
master (not apprentice)62.652129.292
anxious (not calm)62.538624.8233
flexible (not rigid)62.419829.4198
orange (not purple)62.321631.0189
permanent (not transient)62.333227.384
straight (not queer)62.170731.997
legit (not scrub)62.160027.541
🐀 (not 🐘)62.024535.245
libertarian (not socialist)61.827328.2155
accepting (not judgemental)61.828228.6132
hipster (not basic)61.715827.0228
sensitive (not thick-skinned)61.628026.8224
workaholic (not slacker)61.565528.1107
efficient (not overprepared)61.551530.5142
rude (not respectful)61.427828.4267
focused on the present (not focused on the future)61.229828.3197
lavish (not frugal)61.230627.1206
arcane (not mainstream)61.136729.1191
flourishing (not traumatized)60.717025.7122
ludicrous (not sensible)60.627530.6233
cosmopolitan (not provincial)60.434428.8174
anarchist (not statist)60.327932.831
involved (not remote)60.258928.5190
healthy (not sickly)60.261528.2188
passive (not assertive)60.216227.3146
leisurely (not hurried)60.225729.6183
explorer (not builder)60.233530.8178
🛌 (not 🧗)60.221629.948
self-disciplined (not disorganized)60.162630.5228
interesting (not tiresome)60.056829.1207
driven (not unambitious)60.081028.5181
individualist (not communal)59.944532.480
worldly (not innocent)59.860130.9244
neat (not messy)59.754330.5137
eastern (not western)59.77130.444
hedonist (not monastic)59.638027.218
freelance (not corporate)59.642930.9127
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)59.437227.2121
🤡 (not 👽)59.424432.332
warm (not cold)59.141227.9179
insulting (not complimentary)59.135031.0112
joyful (not miserable)59.024729.043
deviant (not average)58.947430.7114
equitable (not hypocritical)58.939828.7205
reasonable (not deranged)58.945531.936
cooperative (not competitive)58.725932.1229
reasoned (not instinctual)58.630530.1196
emancipated (not enslaved)58.656129.0182
backdoor (not official)58.643830.9179
treasure (not trash)58.569831.4156
indiscreet (not tactful)58.419134.628
simple (not complicated)58.319029.5173
Greek (not Roman)58.320726.692
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)58.334532.2131
vulnerable (not armoured)58.224027.3143
charismatic (not uninspiring)58.269730.1192
obsessed (not aloof)58.154930.8198
nurturing (not poisonous)57.850825.279
orderly (not chaotic)57.747531.8206
self-assured (not self-conscious)57.762032.0195
salacious (not wholesome)57.734538.331
punk rock (not preppy)57.432229.3144
social (not reclusive)57.344230.842
French (not Russian)57.248427.2111
trusting (not charming)57.028526.1218
perceptive (not unobservant)56.875529.5144
impulsive (not cautious)56.641132.0219
decisive (not hesitant)56.565628.2206
active (not slothful)56.577927.6181
repetitive (not varied)56.552430.380
🤠 (not 🤑)56.550632.733
plays hard (not works hard)56.425226.8221
goof-off (not studious)56.426536.036
🙃 (not 🥰)56.438634.455
🌟 (not 💩)56.466530.734
young (not old)56.252920.5235
narcissistic (not low self esteem)56.156030.2125
🤺 (not 🏌)56.066133.829
spelunker (not claustrophobic)56.052531.9131
confident (not insecure)55.964431.8221
spontaneous (not scheduled)55.833633.4215
linear (not circular)55.638032.3130
resolute (not wavering)55.567227.231
😬 (not 😏)55.533533.531
foolish (not wise)55.435128.3241
overspender (not penny-pincher)55.433932.942
vegan (not cannibal)55.442828.9133
self-destructive (not self-improving)55.347431.5119
spontaneous (not deliberate)55.226032.3207
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)55.244828.7198
trusting (not suspicious)55.133130.0218
warm (not quarrelsome)55.036230.6210
smooth (not rough)55.043727.3199
🤖 (not 👻)55.038434.028
experimental (not reliable)55.036432.1152
impatient (not patient)54.856729.073
💝 (not 💔)54.842827.946
optimistic (not pessimistic)54.641631.5198
objective (not subjective)54.634432.092
civilized (not barbaric)54.565730.4218
rich (not poor)54.456922.1182
whippersnapper (not sage)54.441631.2133
selfish (not altruistic)54.340630.5228
stinky (not fresh)54.226828.653
enlightened (not lost)54.139128.6115
sheltered (not street-smart)54.031429.7192
unassuming (not pretentious)53.932434.323
irrelevant (not important)53.813227.357
🥴 (not 🥳)53.852534.835
😈 (not 😇)53.842536.830
compersive (not jealous)53.741826.7167
codependent (not independent)53.632632.7184
real (not philosophical)53.567229.3120
pack rat (not minimalist)53.535932.437
unlucky (not fortunate)53.446526.5195
whimsical (not rational)53.433531.5247
stuttering (not rhythmic)53.422329.1118
literal (not metaphorical)53.364931.4160
🧢 (not 🎩)53.342535.327
masculine (not feminine)53.258321.6199
relaxed (not tense)53.119430.5233
empirical (not theoretical)53.159034.1196
refined (not rugged)52.955528.3268
obedient (not rebellious)52.734130.2188
human (not animalistic)52.670831.1172
outlaw (not sheriff)52.547628.1187
industrial (not domestic)52.352530.099
punchable (not loveable)52.335432.5133
patriotic (not unpatriotic)52.274429.730
😎 (not 🧐)52.249133.629
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)52.236929.7146
nihilist (not existentialist)52.131929.370
fixable (not unfixable)52.157329.9132
moody (not stable)51.963929.8222
honorable (not cunning)51.854431.2376
angelic (not demonic)51.855426.3197
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')51.837931.7123
disreputable (not prestigious)51.733529.6176
decorative (not utilitarian)51.530530.570
autistic (not neurotypical)51.414629.8202
realist (not idealist)51.352032.6112
Italian (not Swedish)51.352427.995
biased (not impartial)51.279027.5192
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)51.150732.139
stylish (not slovenly)50.166129.5222
practical (not imaginative)50.865133.2173
privileged (not oppressed)50.769125.8150
clumsy (not coordinated)50.431031.1223
resistant (not resigned)50.682927.9263

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Howard Wolowitz (0.766)
  2. Fogell (McLovin) (0.699)
  3. Greg Sanders (0.628)
  4. Cisco Ramon (0.627)
  5. Brian Zeller (0.618)
  1. Luther Hargreeves (-0.354)
  2. Matt Donovan (-0.293)
  3. Lincoln Burrows (-0.291)
  4. Ed Hurley (-0.29)
  5. Andrew Clark (-0.272)

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.

  1. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.37)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.35)
  3. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.25)
  4. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.17)
  5. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.16)
  6. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.11)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.09)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = 0.05)
  9. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.05)
  10. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.05)
  11. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.03)
  12. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.03)
  13. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = 0.01)
  14. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = -0.07)
  15. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = -0.1)
  16. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = -0.1)
  17. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = -0.12)
  18. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = -0.14)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = -0.19)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = -0.22)
  21. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = -0.27)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.33)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = -0.35)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.47)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.51)

Notes

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