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Dr. John A. Zoidberg Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Dr. John A. Zoidberg is a character from Futurama.

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 500 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
foodie (not unenthusiastic about food)97.744.39
red (not blue)96.066.66
chronically single (not serial dater)93.4287.79
zebra (not lion)91.51810.16
stinky (not fresh)90.61214.930
weird (not normal)90.34313.924
awkward (not comfortable)89.62810.312
clumsy (not coordinated)88.72919.420
annoying (not unannoying)88.66115.27
rejected (not popular)88.56021.98
quivering (not unstirring)88.399.56
absentminded (not focused)88.02915.27
unlucky (not fortunate)87.81613.319
gross (not hygienic)87.22515.112
gluttonous (not moderate)87.04110.88
unorthodox (not traditional)86.411822.525
freak (not normie)86.48015.137
manic (not mild)86.317711.311
animalistic (not human)86.0620.522
engineerial (not lawyerly)86.04513.47
thick (not thin)85.84916.226
old (not young)84.712610.921
nerd (not jock)84.626222.618
often crying (not never cries)84.65213.145
mad-scientist (not lumberjack)84.615920.09
quirky (not predictable)84.56320.141
moist (not dry)84.41425.740
fantastical (not realistic)84.29120.730
wired (not tired)83.89612.69
goofy (not unfrivolous)83.714912.16
chatty (not reserved)83.424918.030
repulsive (not attractive)83.24720.521
chaotic (not orderly)82.920123.930
crazy (not sane)82.614417.542
friendly (not unfriendly)82.640114.37
sloppy (not fussy)82.42733.77
spirited (not lifeless)82.345718.211
problematic (not woke)82.319620.810
zany (not regular)82.215523.321
🎨 (not 🏀)82.134117.934
inappropriate (not seemly)82.015715.310
unstable (not stable)81.826530.16
interrupting (not attentive)81.714224.329
outsider (not insider)81.45622.829
disturbing (not enchanting)81.412231.58
snoops (not minds-own-business)81.337521.08
incompetent (not competent)81.24026.132
whimsical (not rational)81.013121.121
bookish (not sporty)80.845719.918
cheesy (not chic)80.711221.747
anxious (not calm)80.620524.129
moody (not stable)80.334820.624
submissive (not dominant)80.211028.922
glamorous (not spartan)80.218518.55
energetic (not mellow)80.125914.97
real (not fake)80.05449.76
water (not fire)79.58825.831
lover (not fighter)79.516921.828
curious (not apathetic)79.327117.724
random (not pointed)79.27820.825
poor (not rich)79.014328.627
cursed (not blessed)78.531125.08
awkward (not charming)78.411026.525
impatient (not patient)78.139526.730
slow (not fast)77.93822.421
unpolished (not eloquent)77.613524.515
sensitive (not thick-skinned)77.415729.823
lenient (not strict)77.318421.728
disorganized (not self-disciplined)77.115225.031
dorky (not cool)77.118424.522
maverick (not conformist)77.049426.06
fearful (not hopeful)76.97516.78
loud (not quiet)76.742919.431
orange (not purple)76.710423.924
touchy-feely (not distant)76.517226.453
deranged (not reasonable)76.325124.219
off-key (not musical)76.213524.028
pointless (not meaningful)76.25324.410
Constant PDA (not Hates PDA)76.113232.37
creative (not conventional)76.033621.824
gossiping (not confidential)75.921125.731
experimental (not reliable)75.824226.332
cannibal (not vegan)75.527928.532
employee (not entrepreneur)75.418828.27
muddy (not washed)75.313930.253
interested (not bored)75.245523.928
low self esteem (not narcissistic)74.913727.631
creepy (not disarming)74.812730.520
🐷 (not 🐮)74.710128.618
twitchy (not still)74.736925.235
self-destructive (not self-improving)74.533125.629
cringeworthy (not inspiring)74.421429.127
gregarious (not private)74.321326.726
ludicrous (not sensible)74.322927.235
beta (not alpha)74.225030.239
explorer (not builder)74.229222.616
😜 (not 🤐)74.036328.133
scrub (not legit)74.07823.829
summer (not winter)74.037226.147
🐿 (not 🦇)73.737224.933
ambitious (not realistic)73.644124.322
indiscreet (not tactful)73.69327.532
stuttering (not rhythmic)73.68926.244
gatherer (not hunter)73.529825.435
🤔 (not 🤫)73.315127.938
oppressed (not privileged)73.317826.229
messy (not neat)73.329428.425
frenzied (not sleepy)73.167527.035
child free (not pronatalist)73.040427.621
exaggerating (not factual)73.042029.235
perverted (not clean)72.924121.934
😬 (not 😏)72.816234.231
deviant (not average)72.851426.627
resists change (not likes change)72.856920.99
melee (not ranged)72.77731.223
scientific (not artistic)72.646026.528
backdoor (not official)72.535231.315
supportive (not catty)72.559728.211
head@clouds (not down2earth)72.333527.421
soft (not hard)72.233821.419
vintage (not trendy)72.269923.032
desperate (not high standards)72.219432.531
junkie (not straight edge)72.218720.66
prying (not unmeddlesome)72.267223.85
open to new experinces (not uncreative)72.178726.117
bubbly (not flat)72.138626.311
Pepsi (not Coke)72.14531.830
childlike (not parental)72.045625.45
🧐 (not 😎)71.829028.235
fantasy-prone (not grounded)71.845013.66
foolish (not wise)71.725428.827
roundabout (not direct)71.77030.619
slacker (not workaholic)71.717530.219
can't-fix-anything (not handy)71.621439.97
first-mate (not captain)71.446633.116
things-person (not people-person)71.433918.05
funny (not humorless)71.456121.628
genuine (not sarcastic)71.343129.725
pack rat (not minimalist)71.218924.921
loyal (not traitorous)71.2115327.728
feeler (not thinker)71.153627.88
blind (not all-seeing)71.023422.45
unobservant (not perceptive)70.97828.240
disreputable (not prestigious)70.821235.625
side character (not main character)70.848328.321
earthly (not divine)70.853128.05
playful (not serious)70.736027.622
lewd (not tasteful)70.719525.728
slovenly (not stylish)70.721032.121
positive (not negative)70.751221.38
juvenile (not mature)70.636632.133
abstract (not concrete)70.623230.428
gullible (not cynical)70.322328.742
instinctual (not reasoned)70.351727.526
goof-off (not studious)70.333131.329
🐒 (not 🐩)70.328229.328
unfixable (not fixable)70.323529.230
old-fashioned (not progressive)70.238423.88
emotional (not unemotional)69.985828.840
innovative (not routine)69.849718.16
extreme (not moderate)69.775629.330
one-faced (not two-faced)69.779135.131
passive (not assertive)69.615124.830
metrosexual (not macho)69.549428.037
arcane (not mainstream)69.242728.318
depressed (not bright)69.132327.117
cheery (not grumpy)69.143430.910
jovial (not noble)69.123631.07
vulnerable (not armoured)69.025726.929
conspiracist (not sheeple)68.965533.417
easy (not uptight)68.929227.88
vague (not precise)68.813430.527
flawed (not perfect)68.882625.66
bad-manners (not good-manners)68.834826.89
boundary breaking (not stereotypical)68.859835.29
flimsy (not sturdy)68.518134.128
🛌 (not 🧗)68.422627.242
💃 (not 🧕)68.475828.930
indulgent (not sober)68.255632.034
analysis (not common sense)68.248224.142
nice (not naughty)68.253621.59
consumer (not creator)68.231434.96
unfulfilled (not fulfilled)68.266637.09
🤠 (not 🤑)68.066429.836
frank (not sugarcoated)68.098526.345
leisurely (not hurried)67.924931.115
exhibitionist (not bashful)67.860631.531
feisty (not gracious)67.784026.641
playful (not shy)67.592323.720
ugly (not beautiful)67.414035.117
democratic (not authoritarian)67.350529.619
hugs (not handshakes)67.345936.66
loose (not tight)67.228631.233
edgy (not politically correct)67.165522.638
flower child (not goth)67.176724.529
long-winded (not concise)67.127631.135
flamboyant (not modest)67.053328.923
hypochondriac (not stoic)67.022632.248
off target (not accurate)67.023433.08
loveable (not punchable)66.875030.432
physicist (not photographer)66.848234.28
exuberant (not subdued)66.763329.227
epic (not deep)66.734128.134
noob (not pro)66.617330.832
wavering (not resolute)66.610128.122
🐐 (not 🦒)66.553728.744
subjective (not objective)66.422931.018
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)66.357832.634
earth (not air)66.364328.630
dramatic (not no-nonsense)66.161731.528
pensive (not serene)66.189824.021
kinky (not vanilla)66.053937.228
spelunker (not claustrophobic)66.055133.322
eager (not reluctant)66.076333.96
open (not guarded)65.920529.332
buffoon (not charmer)65.925832.38
🧠 (not 💪)65.6101928.738
trusting (not charming)65.531128.320
enslaved (not emancipated)65.515235.422
apologetic (not proud)65.514934.811
delicate (not coarse)65.436227.58
Swedish (not Italian)65.339631.516
flexible (not rigid)65.136426.524
oblivious (not alert)65.131237.218
nonpolitical (not political)65.032430.423
🤣 (not 😊)65.037335.439
😇 (not 😈)64.967027.338
stubborn (not accommodating)64.9112530.530
slothful (not active)64.811131.628
variable (not consistent)64.829635.236
🎩 (not 🧢)64.772033.440
tardy (not on-time)64.738727.429
cringing away (not welcoming experience)64.742026.36
bold (not serious)64.567528.434
penny-pincher (not overspender)64.560337.822
👻 (not 🤖)64.552232.432
militaristic (not hippie)64.488923.77
demonic (not angelic)64.350425.926
involved (not remote)64.3105332.224
literal (not metaphorical)64.368232.620
soulful (not soulless)64.2123932.228
spontaneous (not scheduled)64.160633.736
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)64.057733.922
scruffy (not manicured)63.949832.531
🥶 (not 🥵)63.936132.428
original (not cliché)63.964331.712
rugged (not refined)63.857924.723
wild (not tame)63.890434.525
experience-oriented (not goal-oriented)63.838437.95
spontaneous (not deliberate)63.745930.824
soft (not hard)63.756231.529
Russian (not French)63.728632.834
grateful (not entitled)63.760730.545
suspicious (not trusting)63.675734.917
gentle (not harsh)63.664729.234
philosophical (not real)63.522630.025
ironic (not profound)63.547128.034
multicolored (not monochrome)63.454031.620
scandalous (not proper)63.371033.730
autistic (not neurotypical)63.113729.624
meek (not bossy)63.034430.225
kind (not cruel)62.9121925.832
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)62.847634.732
indie (not pop)62.888125.637
nurturing (not poisonous)62.791322.426
👽 (not 🤡)62.761636.032
tense (not relaxed)62.6131427.217
awkward (not suspicious)62.639036.519
puny (not mighty)62.427931.918
codependent (not independent)62.441536.433
open-book (not secretive)62.338531.735
bad-cook (not good-cook)62.355735.624
romantic (not dispassionate)62.2108335.021
euphoric (not resentful)62.242631.431
🤺 (not 🏌)62.1117533.625
freelance (not corporate)62.190533.240
whippersnapper (not sage)62.052227.920
avant-garde (not classical)61.947029.630
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)61.867330.830
night owl (not morning lark)61.888230.827
circular (not linear)61.839230.730
always down (not picky)61.832431.540
cryptic (not straightforward)61.724134.822
unassuming (not pretentious)61.742232.022
patriotic (not unpatriotic)61.7102733.224
focused on the present (not focused on the future)61.655530.335
lowbrow (not highbrow)61.628929.718
sexist (not feminist)61.641222.923
oxymoron (not tautology)61.646028.730
unambiguous (not mysterious)61.471233.625
asexual (not sexual)61.439534.431
weakass (not badass)61.329932.924
devoted (not unfaithful)61.3153731.736
savory (not sweet)61.386727.68
sheepish (not smug)61.032228.18
uninspiring (not charismatic)60.917435.420
traumatized (not flourishing)60.9102630.929
queen (not princess)60.997336.439
egalitarian (not racist)60.6156423.425
socialist (not libertarian)60.518632.419
insecure (not confident)60.536732.022
lost (not enlightened)60.572532.031
📉 (not 📈)60.424130.831
homebody (not world traveler)60.465130.09
plastic (not wooden)60.325030.730
intellectual (not physical)60.2109735.325
cooperative (not competitive)60.251433.521
complimentary (not insulting)60.284031.225
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)60.269031.130
radical (not centrist)60.271929.046
extraordinary (not mundane)60.1117930.729
ignorant (not knowledgeable)60.131931.332
strong identity (not social chameleon)60.1133837.110
analytical (not intuitive)60.171634.27
rough (not smooth)60.067435.720
love-focused (not money-focused)60.0119932.937
accepting (not judgemental)59.969630.643
jealous (not compersive)59.869533.423
imaginative (not practical)59.852327.421
idealist (not realist)59.865635.341
doer (not thinker)59.8103029.828
indoorsy (not outdoorsy)59.893831.66
mathematical (not literary)59.747033.527
🥾 (not 👟)59.769035.121
sickly (not healthy)59.633830.823
honorable (not cunning)59.595729.035
innocent (not worldly)59.438232.234
spicy (not mild)59.4104532.431
persistent (not quitter)59.4187133.723
slumbering (not insomniac)59.424338.25
expressive (not stoic)59.295830.828
irrelevant (not important)59.116829.819
folksy (not presidential)59.165829.431
transparent (not machiavellian)59.170230.834
barbaric (not civilized)59.044730.033
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)59.049729.522
nonconformist (not social climber)59.091731.07
historical (not modern)58.966424.627
repetitive (not varied)58.983932.418
opinionated (not neutral)58.9164930.928
underthinker (not overthinker)58.929837.48
sheriff (not outlaw)58.881132.320
underachiever (not overachiever)58.825632.721
emotional (not logical)58.789530.731
miserable (not joyful)58.799929.525
overprepared (not efficient)58.621129.724
fearmongering (not reassuring)58.659229.036
work-first (not family-first)58.580730.426
liberal (not conservative)58.5105432.224
skeptical (not spiritual)58.4127635.221
atheist (not theist)58.499334.429
yes-man (not contrarian)58.443734.840
small-vocabulary (not big-vocabulary)58.44119.15
motivated (not unmotivated)58.3175927.343
frugal (not lavish)58.288435.317
androgynous (not gendered)58.111737.431
thrifty (not extravagant)58.181334.838
careful (not brave)58.044730.024
intimate (not formal)58.080730.125
insightful (not generic)58.0129126.17
heartfelt (not clinical)58.0108534.67
love shy (not cassanova)58.077440.35
low-tech (not high-tech)57.980534.919
🦄 (not 🐴)57.962036.035
outgoing (not withdrawn)57.997622.312
hipster (not basic)57.852729.525
obedient (not rebellious)57.759028.132
queer (not straight)57.733631.922
💔 (not 💝)57.769139.148
psychopath (not empath)57.758533.024
protagonist (not antagonist)57.7136131.155
simple (not complicated)57.537338.427
cat person (not dog person)57.577834.448
lazy (not diligent)57.418426.625
not introspective (not introspective)57.437337.728
🐀 (not 🐘)57.471635.923
reactive (not proactive)57.478434.636
everyman (not chosen one)57.366136.738
impulsive (not cautious)57.287929.226
warm (not cold)57.295728.128
plant-neglecter (not green thumb)57.292126.66
envious (not prideful)57.120731.351
genocidal (not not genocidal)57.142232.444
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)57.1112129.347
specialist (not generalist)57.0103833.625
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)57.0127035.418
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)57.095238.231
believable (not poorly-written)57.0181829.229
chortling (not giggling)57.0111129.326
comedic (not dramatic)56.947533.831
expressive (not monotone)56.9112236.758
chivalrous (not businesslike)56.680530.036
bold (not shy)56.5164432.227
communist (not capitalist)56.462835.67
humble (not arrogant)56.375131.523
cosmopolitan (not provincial)56.387034.420
heroic (not villainous)56.2141417.422
mischievous (not well behaved)56.2106930.331
follower (not leader)56.261536.55
white knight (not bad boy)56.1107628.455
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)56.0133930.332
gloomy (not sunny)56.0100030.532
blacksmith (not tailor)56.063731.029
masculine (not feminine)55.9115023.331
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)55.991636.117
impartial (not biased)55.922129.919
theoretical (not empirical)55.742533.418
sad (not happy)55.7115828.621
writer (not reader)55.680528.29
sorrowful (not cheery)55.5111035.220
hypocritical (not equitable)55.574333.026
treasure (not trash)55.5157841.022
evolutionist (not creationist)55.5105126.98
demure (not vain)55.383027.924
anarchist (not statist)55.380234.517
🙃 (not 🥰)55.379735.845
pacifist (not ferocious)55.266231.023
communal (not individualist)55.259130.923
ADHD (not OCD)55.264236.526
utopian (not dystopian)55.284035.66
good-humored (not angry)55.1103631.335
triggered (not trolling)54.9132634.633
🎃 (not 💀)54.982036.229
flirtatious (not prudish)54.9100631.837
slow-talking (not fast-talking)54.857131.030
drop out (not valedictorian)54.761132.538
preppy (not punk rock)54.7111132.329
natural (not mechanical)54.7102633.67
self-assured (not self-conscious)54.6133135.927
offended (not chill)54.6106528.536
opinionated (not jealous)54.6154531.845
debased (not pure)54.484632.425
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')54.455331.017
sheltered (not street-smart)54.465232.828
glad (not mad)54.475932.920
deep (not shallow)54.3129731.523
anti-prank (not prankster)54.3116734.57
rude (not respectful)54.269928.524
permanent (not transient)54.2103631.124
eastern (not western)54.128327.716
💩 (not 🌟)54.043338.035
Roman (not Greek)54.086127.415
altruistic (not selfish)53.9112131.129
urban (not rural)53.9139431.432
rock (not rap)53.9176430.735
wholesome (not salacious)53.8111832.424
obsessed (not aloof)53.7141434.726
methodical (not astonishing)53.7116338.536
close-minded (not open-minded)53.767734.826
decorative (not utilitarian)53.761934.125
resigned (not resistant)53.624131.423
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)53.5117035.739
unprepared (not hoarder)53.563133.922
existentialist (not nihilist)53.5128831.016
dunce (not genius)53.250430.038
heathen (not devout)53.280733.130
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)53.286734.422
hesitant (not decisive)53.152935.019
crafty (not scholarly)53.1119328.028
hard-work (not natural-talent)53.1130329.434
innocent (not jaded)53.156735.742
warm (not quarrelsome)53.088130.924
demanding (not unchallenging)53.0159636.220
rustic (not cultured)53.067833.666
chill (not sassy)52.946124.48
slugabed (not go-getter)52.821630.925
chaste (not lustful)52.780337.719
🥴 (not 🥳)52.6114132.032
questioning (not believing)52.6131423.79
tall (not short)52.5115627.562
social (not reclusive)52.5108429.526
interesting (not tiresome)52.4155433.427
domestic (not industrial)52.491126.832
gamer (not non-gamer)52.469940.235
intense (not lighthearted)52.3139733.722
nonpartisan (not activist)52.364633.210
vengeful (not forgiving)52.299332.819
factual (not poetic)52.1116630.830
optimistic (not pessimistic)52.098632.030
resourceful (not helpless)52.0171732.022
haunted (not blissful)51.9141334.832
master (not apprentice)51.8134535.621
paranoid (not naive)51.8131535.554
extrovert (not introvert)51.7115533.025
luddite (not technophile)51.7105031.723
receiving (not giving)51.775533.249
sweet (not bitter)51.6104427.226
forward (not repressed)51.6130037.08
driven (not unambitious)51.5189028.631
dolphin (not kangaroo)51.5102535.16
sincere (not irreverent)51.5143435.16
😀 (not 😭)51.4100132.831
hedonist (not monastic)51.3115332.421
timid (not cocky)51.250931.852
low IQ (not high IQ)51.034232.226
plays hard (not works hard)50.267827.319
English (not German)50.2185735.518
generous (not stingy)50.8131329.725
geriatric (not vibrant)50.557231.230
wolf (not bear)50.5128330.18

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 Dr. John A. Zoidberg based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Charlie Kelly (0.711)
  2. Alan (0.697)
  3. Tobias Funke (0.678)
  4. Crazy Eyes (0.637)
  5. Gene Belcher (0.624)
  6. Kirk Gleason (0.615)
  7. Bob Pinciotti (0.609)
  8. Craig Pelton (0.606)
  9. Denny (0.597)
  10. Ian Duncan (0.596)
  1. Queen Elizabeth II (-0.507)
  2. Karen Vick (-0.493)
  3. Aaron Hotchner (-0.478)
  4. Jessica Pearson (-0.476)
  5. Riza Hawkeye (-0.471)
  6. Li Shang (-0.47)
  7. Cedric Daniels (-0.469)
  8. Cobra Bubbles (-0.464)
  9. Camille Saroyan (-0.464)
  10. Dr. Neil Melendez (-0.46)

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 Dr. John A. Zoidberg to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Dr. John A. Zoidberg is described identify as.

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


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