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Ross Geller Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Ross Geller is a character from Friends.

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 1,750 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
nerd (not jock)94.14911.21182
bookish (not sporty)93.54310.91241
scientific (not artistic)92.61912.11194
scholarly (not crafty)90.7613.51603
🧠 (not 💪)89.610615.0614
intellectual (not physical)89.49714.91195
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)89.32217.4569
tense (not relaxed)88.911712.31167
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)88.81717.0147
dorky (not cool)88.22615.0519
anxious (not calm)88.15412.01125
valedictorian (not drop out)87.717919.8556
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)87.06618.2591
scheduled (not spontaneous)86.812117.41222
skeptical (not spiritual)86.48916.91234
preppy (not punk rock)85.611218.3160
sheriff (not outlaw)85.410117.71207
sensitive (not thick-skinned)85.14217.81200
🧐 (not 😎)85.13719.8546
offended (not chill)84.910516.9155
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)84.85015.61116
weakass (not badass)84.52616.7176
privileged (not oppressed)84.325820.5164
jealous (not compersive)84.29216.61118
opinionated (not neutral)84.243520.9216
rigid (not flexible)83.710416.81127
careful (not brave)83.62216.61227
obedient (not rebellious)83.55117.81176
conventional (not creative)83.45918.61214
factual (not poetic)83.27421.4166
methodical (not astonishing)83.07418.51138
tight (not loose)82.516822.3158
sheltered (not street-smart)82.46019.21247
historical (not modern)82.28617.21014
practical (not imaginative)82.017421.61169
twitchy (not still)81.915620.3198
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)81.814518.3524
white knight (not bad boy)81.720517.8149
repetitive (not varied)81.62817.2669
vanilla (not kinky)81.57220.61114
workaholic (not slacker)81.560818.9409
awkward (not charming)81.26518.11243
works hard (not plays hard)81.231618.21141
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)81.233920.6554
tall (not short)81.019716.01304
neat (not messy)81.030021.51063
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)81.024921.2124
mild (not spicy)80.95820.21163
serious (not bold)80.94717.71250
obsessed (not aloof)80.817821.11075
basic (not hipster)80.713121.21117
cheesy (not chic)80.710320.4138
high IQ (not low IQ)80.765519.81054
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)80.36122.0202
unambiguous (not mysterious)80.28119.31536
triggered (not trolling)80.14921.1141
diligent (not lazy)80.093619.81178
corporate (not freelance)80.013821.7141
emotional (not unemotional)79.740725.1157
manicured (not scruffy)79.552419.61504
on-time (not tardy)79.448726.2208
deliberate (not spontaneous)79.135022.61154
insecure (not confident)79.18019.91210
🐒 (not 🐩)78.88629.2539
tame (not wild)78.79721.21414
pronatalist (not child free)78.56021.41028
dramatic (not no-nonsense)78.525824.3636
stubborn (not accommodating)78.554924.2231
love-focused (not money-focused)78.454224.1132
😬 (not 😏)78.37122.4573
beta (not alpha)78.217022.61213
overprepared (not efficient)78.21724.4149
classical (not avant-garde)78.212221.2328
🤔 (not 🤫)78.25423.6494
gendered (not androgynous)78.172825.7591
hurried (not leisurely)77.99120.11504
straight (not queer)77.953124.4649
self-destructive (not self-improving)77.921822.4134
tailor (not blacksmith)77.819222.9126
monochrome (not multicolored)77.813623.2320
🤖 (not 👻)77.79124.9525
moody (not stable)77.642821.41207
judgemental (not accepting)77.629622.9947
off-key (not musical)77.510023.4133
thinker (not doer)77.57125.9202
hypochondriac (not stoic)77.46721.9130
driven (not unambitious)77.396320.91168
vintage (not trendy)77.344618.5170
civilized (not barbaric)77.052922.71112
traditional (not unorthodox)76.915623.0361
morning lark (not night owl)76.810221.7919
overachiever (not underachiever)76.868124.2199
gatherer (not hunter)76.819422.6131
strict (not lenient)76.732222.81245
cringeworthy (not inspiring)76.617020.8370
🥴 (not 🥳)76.513621.0526
pretentious (not unassuming)76.430524.9568
official (not backdoor)76.412024.71427
pensive (not serene)76.321621.5150
competitive (not cooperative)76.052925.81154
pessimistic (not optimistic)75.919822.21130
hesitant (not decisive)75.76924.61175
refined (not rugged)75.636320.81183
awkward (not suspicious)75.614125.31106
self-disciplined (not disorganized)75.674427.01144
stuttering (not rhythmic)75.46122.9129
dramatic (not comedic)75.450627.1178
lover (not fighter)75.325824.6201
analysis (not common sense)75.226524.0120
🐴 (not 🦄)75.129328.3495
serious (not playful)75.053120.41240
politically correct (not edgy)74.916124.01146
statist (not anarchist)74.815425.4707
precise (not vague)74.643926.61019
uncreative (not open to new experinces)74.59123.41204
close-minded (not open-minded)74.419322.31579
concrete (not abstract)74.326327.0561
impatient (not patient)74.249924.7621
studious (not goof-off)74.271727.7561
traumatized (not flourishing)74.245622.0162
penny-pincher (not overspender)74.117723.1838
gloomy (not sunny)74.139122.2196
biased (not impartial)74.038825.31178
puny (not mighty)73.69219.11125
🐿 (not 🦇)73.636326.7466
average (not deviant)73.58324.5994
specialist (not generalist)73.424727.0312
codependent (not independent)73.318728.51580
English (not German)73.376827.6126
literal (not metaphorical)73.023228.61178
reasoned (not instinctual)72.818028.61166
often crying (not never cries)72.723725.9129
claustrophobic (not spelunker)72.77427.2142
rational (not whimsical)72.646128.01140
💔 (not 💝)72.624629.3876
flower child (not goth)72.654124.4127
sorrowful (not cheery)72.444020.21167
mundane (not extraordinary)72.010324.31177
picky (not always down)71.934029.1141
arrogant (not humble)71.852824.61190
self-conscious (not self-assured)71.812227.91237
😭 (not 😀)71.821226.0583
intense (not lighthearted)71.870028.7175
utilitarian (not decorative)71.742923.1316
paranoid (not naive)71.637927.4118
weird (not normal)71.551622.51234
demanding (not unchallenging)71.590329.8227
well behaved (not mischievous)71.431926.01156
political (not nonpolitical)71.440925.41075
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)71.333628.81092
princess (not queen)71.117427.3109
highbrow (not lowbrow)71.040825.11018
rich (not poor)70.862618.21103
hard-work (not natural-talent)70.845224.8226
desperate (not high standards)70.821229.3234
miserable (not joyful)70.749921.5585
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)70.723631.2794
cultured (not rustic)70.649126.5136
hypocritical (not equitable)70.531725.4442
urban (not rural)70.568927.2859
patriotic (not unpatriotic)70.357822.9489
formal (not intimate)70.337923.8814
water (not fire)70.227828.5170
interrupting (not attentive)70.236630.1182
OCD (not ADHD)70.157530.0170
punchable (not loveable)70.128729.3137
geriatric (not vibrant)70.110124.6142
tiresome (not interesting)69.89725.71136
vulnerable (not armoured)69.823026.01134
submissive (not dominant)69.527426.51251
soft (not hard)69.539126.31190
expressive (not stoic)69.459227.51198
human (not animalistic)69.390427.21069
cautious (not impulsive)69.242531.01271
unlucky (not fortunate)69.239026.61160
sad (not happy)69.255719.61135
frenzied (not sleepy)68.992028.0152
earth (not air)68.948130.7192
orderly (not chaotic)68.857529.81141
proper (not scandalous)68.548627.71233
knowledgeable (not ignorant)68.591929.5164
motivated (not unmotivated)68.5142625.7129
predictable (not quirky)68.524828.9151
first-mate (not captain)68.453827.21283
persistent (not quitter)68.4157928.2547
🎩 (not 🧢)68.460630.5495
🎨 (not 🏀)68.378829.2192
prestigious (not disreputable)68.265825.31244
permanent (not transient)68.138027.8544
entitled (not grateful)68.153125.6157
Pepsi (not Coke)68.17332.2191
long-winded (not concise)67.924529.9121
frugal (not lavish)67.946524.51078
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)67.842927.4986
soft (not hard)67.843928.2357
everyman (not chosen one)67.630929.2120
romantic (not dispassionate)67.284229.6165
clumsy (not coordinated)66.931827.11116
egalitarian (not racist)66.9133525.4471
realistic (not fantastical)66.464230.3174
eloquent (not unpolished)66.379226.21066
lost (not enlightened)66.346728.4139
atheist (not theist)66.263332.7310
stingy (not generous)66.237927.5210
pacifist (not ferocious)66.035126.31160
reactive (not proactive)66.033529.6131
businesslike (not chivalrous)65.949727.8197
quarrelsome (not warm)65.865626.51121
metrosexual (not macho)65.864527.2158
🥶 (not 🥵)65.829130.2195
curious (not apathetic)65.687028.41198
mad (not glad)65.663724.6549
wooden (not plastic)65.681628.3173
winter (not summer)65.651230.1120
orange (not purple)65.433130.8960
selfish (not altruistic)65.452728.01276
🐀 (not 🐘)65.138031.8797
roundabout (not direct)65.016029.81130
trusting (not charming)65.031423.91105
🛌 (not 🧗)65.028028.5808
guarded (not open)64.6109326.71090
washed (not muddy)64.682530.5125
hoarder (not unprepared)64.565426.91225
dry (not moist)64.542430.6150
haunted (not blissful)64.393425.2194
conservative (not liberal)64.233030.1503
bad-cook (not good-cook)64.147025.7147
high-tech (not low-tech)63.959127.41098
touchy-feely (not distant)63.948630.9125
libertarian (not socialist)63.836028.0885
realist (not idealist)63.756132.2395
kind (not cruel)63.6114526.01158
introvert (not extrovert)63.545725.31186
depressed (not bright)63.548424.81169
involved (not remote)63.4105326.31079
jealous (not opinionated)63.414632.0118
existentialist (not nihilist)63.365228.9273
pointed (not random)63.3114330.9149
vain (not demure)63.264927.21055
healthy (not sickly)63.0110927.31143
complicated (not simple)62.997930.41156
realistic (not ambitious)62.934831.9206
noob (not pro)62.822931.1528
🙃 (not 🥰)62.850632.5820
linear (not circular)62.838432.7141
unfixable (not fixable)62.637328.1129
shy (not bold)62.516324.81161
🤐 (not 😜)62.565529.5468
💩 (not 🌟)62.427230.2505
mathematical (not literary)62.339034.51093
competent (not incompetent)62.2135030.21166
presidential (not folksy)62.273028.2138
centrist (not radical)62.234028.9125
exaggerating (not factual)62.167335.0159
🤡 (not 👽)62.039232.1513
domestic (not industrial)61.947129.4324
Italian (not Swedish)61.959528.7122
deep (not epic)61.939326.4144
chatty (not reserved)61.872027.01195
crazy (not sane)61.867526.2537
reliable (not experimental)61.775130.1157
fearmongering (not reassuring)61.650730.9127
suspicious (not trusting)61.578830.01198
rock (not rap)61.5147124.1106
sensible (not ludicrous)61.487230.21149
genius (not dunce)61.3108826.61345
prudish (not flirtatious)61.351627.0142
uninspiring (not charismatic)61.216028.11158
flimsy (not sturdy)61.232230.9129
soulful (not soulless)61.1129428.8332
focused on the future (not focused on the present)60.945129.91176
passive (not assertive)60.928029.61156
master (not apprentice)60.8103429.8674
philosophical (not real)60.726533.4948
🦒 (not 🐐)60.715634.0784
thin (not thick)60.686724.3925
loud (not quiet)60.580226.61140
consistent (not variable)60.584531.1165
slow (not fast)60.425025.71087
angry (not good-humored)60.459125.41177
sarcastic (not genuine)60.365128.61215
introspective (not not introspective)60.3100930.7706
gossiping (not confidential)60.244328.11572
honorable (not cunning)60.190127.21287
sober (not indulgent)59.958629.01089
shy (not playful)59.829924.21121
reclusive (not social)59.860425.3887
loyal (not traitorous)59.7142229.21183
🏌 (not 🤺)59.622735.1514
ironic (not profound)59.660928.4163
enslaved (not emancipated)59.425727.31032
😇 (not 😈)59.281329.9588
old (not young)59.158622.61179
technophile (not luddite)59.159729.0963
bitter (not sweet)58.973827.91167
lustful (not chaste)58.884327.51144
slovenly (not stylish)58.747227.11060
theoretical (not empirical)58.627435.91166
sexist (not feminist)58.644929.4695
vengeful (not forgiving)58.578229.11240
authoritarian (not democratic)58.463631.01033
non-gamer (not gamer)58.4100435.6153
oxymoron (not tautology)58.468929.370
ranged (not melee)58.371329.3116
go-getter (not slugabed)58.2158229.7461
🧕 (not 💃)57.939829.8754
individualist (not communal)57.896630.9374
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)57.855935.6512
devout (not heathen)57.682728.1994
outsider (not insider)57.579928.61039
objective (not subjective)57.454832.2295
jaded (not innocent)57.4115428.5120
modest (not flamboyant)57.290629.71208
extreme (not moderate)57.2109432.51206
believable (not poorly-written)57.2173530.7121
oblivious (not alert)57.146232.3551
feisty (not gracious)57.0120525.91028
foolish (not wise)56.863127.11292
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')56.834136.0905
French (not Russian)56.899829.7116
transparent (not machiavellian)56.777733.7127
sexual (not asexual)56.5120628.7176
cat person (not dog person)56.578033.9149
antagonist (not protagonist)56.238930.1120
tasteful (not lewd)56.1118526.71169
clean (not perverted)56.0120130.7189
contrarian (not yes-man)56.0108532.2123
chortling (not giggling)55.9111629.2120
wholesome (not salacious)55.8101030.3524
side character (not main character)55.889332.688
respectful (not rude)55.7109529.31195
📉 (not 📈)55.735431.7539
fresh (not stinky)55.7126230.5840
creepy (not disarming)55.641027.1608
bossy (not meek)55.4129032.51149
bashful (not exhibitionist)55.250832.9148
repulsive (not attractive)55.137827.01171
private (not gregarious)55.0115228.11080
neurotypical (not autistic)55.0147229.91051
cannibal (not vegan)54.879632.4148
whippersnapper (not sage)54.882028.7108
🎃 (not 💀)54.879035.3170
legit (not scrub)54.6147229.5714
explorer (not builder)54.393131.31484
not genocidal (not genocidal)54.3138431.4104
insulting (not complimentary)54.278727.3396
indie (not pop)54.2122532.0139
narcissistic (not low self esteem)54.1107735.0165
cocky (not timid)54.1138630.2158
ugly (not beautiful)53.931825.8419
freak (not normie)53.999332.8215
masculine (not feminine)53.8113923.11232
straightforward (not cryptic)53.8138431.61127
emotional (not logical)53.7100532.51234
open-book (not secretive)53.460531.2180
warm (not cold)53.3104126.91185
angelic (not demonic)53.0110627.21104
🥾 (not 👟)53.089735.2529
humorless (not funny)52.972428.01230
resistant (not resigned)52.9159330.41122
deranged (not reasonable)52.876030.3571
monastic (not hedonist)52.871327.5349
down2earth (not head@clouds)52.7101633.21139
family-first (not work-first)52.798228.51599
nurturing (not poisonous)52.7118730.0554
prideful (not envious)52.7160334.7242
important (not irrelevant)52.6166130.8883
🐮 (not 🐷)52.6122732.8749
devoted (not unfaithful)52.5164731.1138
resourceful (not helpless)52.4163830.4394
eastern (not western)52.432934.7754
receiving (not giving)52.469931.3128
🤠 (not 🤑)52.3120330.4484
rough (not smooth)52.291427.31036
arcane (not mainstream)52.2112232.71044
wavering (not resolute)52.243630.3512
trash (not treasure)52.235432.0574
thrifty (not extravagant)52.299330.4191
cosmopolitan (not provincial)52.1101830.4974
indiscreet (not tactful)52.159531.0500
heroic (not villainous)52.0146726.11109
one-faced (not two-faced)52.0129532.0205
pure (not debased)51.9104027.41100
subdued (not exuberant)51.973930.0139
psychopath (not empath)51.969331.0181
shallow (not deep)51.859930.6630
expressive (not monotone)51.8123833.3125
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)51.695834.2149
worldly (not innocent)51.5138827.51153
perceptive (not unobservant)51.4164235.2127
active (not slothful)51.2170126.01112
conspiracist (not sheeple)51.1141531.5902
pack rat (not minimalist)51.081529.5469
mature (not juvenile)50.2113630.6403
regular (not zany)50.884231.1525
😊 (not 🤣)50.2127430.1567
Roman (not Greek)50.2111732.6135
fast-talking (not slow-talking)50.4130334.2159
sugarcoated (not frank)50.441130.6135
interested (not bored)50.5158131.8154
cynical (not gullible)50.5130333.4126

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Cyril Figgis (0.824)
  2. Stu (0.815)
  3. Alan Harper (0.787)
  4. Walter Stratford (0.76)
  5. Principal Skinner (0.759)
  6. Lane Pryce (0.741)
  7. Peter (0.739)
  8. Marlin (0.731)
  9. Caleb Prior (0.719)
  10. Clare Edwards (0.719)
  1. Patrick Verona (-0.48)
  2. Jason Mendoza (-0.47)
  3. Ilana Wexler (-0.469)
  4. Pepper (-0.463)
  5. Gavin 'Spinner' Mason (-0.448)
  6. Tim Riggins (-0.443)
  7. Spike Spiegel (-0.443)
  8. Bart Simpson (-0.438)
  9. Joey Tribbiani (-0.435)
  10. George Weasley (-0.435)

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 Ross Geller to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Ross Geller is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users
ISTJ60.0%1475
ISFJ58.4%1602
INTJ55.3%8827
ESTJ54.2%547
INFJ53.3%12519
ESFJ52.2%592
INTP50.0%11992
ENTJ49.4%2286
ISTP49.1%1950
ISFP49.0%1998
ENFJ48.3%3842
INFP48.1%23344
ESFP43.3%1202
ENTP42.8%5934
ESTP42.7%765
ENFP42.3%10817

Notes

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