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Friends

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

Characters

The dataset has 6 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
79.7Monica Geller
76.7Rachel Green
74.4Chandler Bing
74.3Joey Tribbiani
72.6Phoebe Buffay
51.6Ross Geller

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 Friends?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 24
2 It's bad 153
3 It's okay 1847
4 It's good 5118
5 It's my favorite 2855

This gives it an average score of 4.06 / 5. Making it 111th 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
feminine (not masculine)0.1259871
fresh (not stinky)0.1219446
blissful (not haunted)0.1146664
sheriff (not outlaw)0.1149167
angelic (not demonic)0.1039436
jock (not nerd)0.0999521
mainstream (not arcane)0.0898924
loyal (not traitorous)0.0849793
spiritual (not skeptical)0.0699703
orderly (not chaotic)0.0689662
gracious (not feisty)0.0659370
sober (not indulgent)0.0639170
alpha (not beta)0.0639125
obedient (not rebellious)0.0629630
charming (not awkward)0.0599867
social (not reclusive)0.0569544
strict (not lenient)0.0549659
reasonable (not deranged)0.0539542
stylish (not slovenly)0.0539561
lavish (not frugal)0.0488738
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0459324
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0456825
altruistic (not selfish)0.0429466
disarming (not creepy)0.0379012
genius (not dunce)0.0349584
bossy (not meek)0.039561
conventional (not creative)0.0259858
emotional (not logical)0.0249800
mature (not juvenile)0.0236859
sarcastic (not genuine)0.0227137
deep (not shallow)0.0179597
artistic (not scientific)0.0137319
formal (not intimate)0.0129464
wild (not tame)0.0117018
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.0068159
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0029529

Notes

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