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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.


The dataset has 3 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
76.0Clementine Kruczynski
58.3Joel Barish
49.6Mary Svevo

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


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

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 4
2 It's bad 11
3 It's okay 168
4 It's good 1077
5 It's my favorite 521

This gives it an average score of 4.18 / 5. Making it 52nd 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
intimate (not formal)0.0881705
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0871699
outlaw (not sheriff)0.0821655
juvenile (not mature)0.0791297
emotional (not logical)0.0771753
artistic (not scientific)0.0721375
rebellious (not obedient)0.071718
lenient (not strict)0.0671719
creative (not conventional)0.0631762
wild (not tame)0.0581321
genuine (not sarcastic)0.0571340
deranged (not reasonable)0.0491702
frugal (not lavish)0.0461619
meek (not bossy)0.0451700
nerd (not jock)0.041686
feisty (not gracious)0.041674
chaotic (not orderly)0.0351727
feminine (not masculine)0.0341765
loyal (not traitorous)0.0311751
arcane (not mainstream)0.0291661
awkward (not charming)0.0291764
poisonous (not nurturing)0.0291669
reclusive (not social)0.0261702
deep (not shallow)0.0221726
indulgent (not sober)0.0211663
beta (not alpha)0.021639
dunce (not genius)0.0161714
disarming (not creepy)0.0151638
haunted (not blissful)0.0131279
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0111290
stinky (not fresh)0.0081689
angelic (not demonic)0.0081682
selfish (not altruistic)0.0051684
spiritual (not skeptical)0.0041746
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.0031540
stylish (not slovenly)0.0031710


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