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Zapp Brannigan Personality Statistics

Zapp Brannigan is a character from Futurama. 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
loud (not quiet)98.913.414
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)98.223.714
arrogant (not humble)98.135.514
ignorant (not knowledgeable)97.316.325
head@clouds (not down2earth)96.827.312
sexist (not feminist)96.836.216
cocky (not timid)96.747.151
competitive (not cooperative)96.1216.314
chatty (not reserved)96.1116.223
selfish (not altruistic)95.9177.623
self-assured (not self-conscious)95.819.323
perverted (not clean)95.767.524
debased (not pure)95.666.813
bold (not shy)95.4406.913
rude (not respectful)95.457.016
entitled (not grateful)94.92015.727
biased (not impartial)94.417.315
💪 (not 🧠)94.4411.625
hypocritical (not equitable)94.318.619
flamboyant (not modest)94.21114.726
gregarious (not private)94.226.719
impulsive (not cautious)93.9209.818
playful (not shy)93.3349.415
exaggerating (not factual)92.81811.324
poisonous (not nurturing)92.7279.920
🤡 (not 👽)92.628.533
extrovert (not introvert)92.52912.021
insulting (not complimentary)92.41510.014
impatient (not patient)92.1259.324
indulgent (not sober)91.82613.118
punchable (not loveable)91.7378.922
ambitious (not realistic)91.61310.525
physical (not intellectual)91.51214.115
shallow (not deep)91.4413.116
vain (not demure)91.22211.219
low IQ (not high IQ)91.2110.425
deranged (not reasonable)91.12010.022
ludicrous (not sensible)90.91614.014
gossiping (not confidential)90.92212.531
scandalous (not proper)90.83314.826
experimental (not reliable)90.61310.322
trash (not treasure)90.5517.817
jealous (not compersive)90.4168.113
extravagant (not thrifty)90.35611.520
jock (not nerd)90.22414.723
salacious (not wholesome)90.12510.417
oblivious (not alert)89.91318.814
scrub (not legit)89.7421.813
sexual (not asexual)89.710324.424
idealist (not realist)89.6815.925
dunce (not genius)89.5417.420
soulless (not soulful)89.52812.913
privileged (not oppressed)89.511210.919
cringeworthy (not inspiring)89.41611.317
authoritarian (not democratic)89.34912.723
bold (not serious)89.02018.623
lazy (not diligent)88.9521.815
lewd (not tasteful)88.91422.816
zany (not regular)88.93512.111
prideful (not envious)88.8820.433
unobservant (not perceptive)88.7221.332
juvenile (not mature)88.54120.623
stingy (not generous)88.44722.017
💃 (not 🧕)88.19223.321
foolish (not wise)88.11624.320
extreme (not moderate)88.111216.121
bad-cook (not good-cook)88.02415.219
flirtatious (not prudish)87.97825.840
lustful (not chaste)87.65126.019
plays hard (not works hard)87.52922.015
instinctual (not reasoned)87.53321.120
disorganized (not self-disciplined)87.33322.415
interrupting (not attentive)87.25024.928
not introspective (not introspective)86.9517.812
assertive (not passive)86.815521.522
whimsical (not rational)86.75213.124
narcissistic (not low self esteem)86.512727.634
💩 (not 🌟)86.33722.324
🐷 (not 🐮)86.3926.933
moody (not stable)86.113411.623
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)86.11317.621
unfixable (not fixable)85.93311.022
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)85.85913.220
stubborn (not accommodating)85.722620.726
plastic (not wooden)85.71019.519
summer (not winter)85.78319.933
🏀 (not 🎨)85.68114.822
genocidal (not not genocidal)85.64116.830
overspender (not penny-pincher)85.55119.528
exuberant (not subdued)85.56827.433
doer (not thinker)85.56423.925
judgemental (not accepting)85.214823.220
tardy (not on-time)85.14815.818
cunning (not honorable)85.010120.837
pop (not indie)85.02026.034
creepy (not disarming)84.82025.017
wild (not tame)84.718915.027
opinionated (not neutral)84.733431.417
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)84.78222.529
edgy (not politically correct)84.69416.929
demonic (not angelic)84.59514.218
😈 (not 😇)84.513415.217
open-book (not secretive)84.23722.426
unfaithful (not devoted)84.21922.832
receiving (not giving)84.19928.848
🤣 (not 😊)84.02816.027
incompetent (not competent)83.92126.117
expressive (not stoic)83.81489.910
mischievous (not well behaved)83.827028.622
goof-off (not studious)83.89228.220
drop out (not valedictorian)83.85925.634
self-destructive (not self-improving)83.810317.322
demanding (not unchallenging)83.832519.924
pretentious (not unassuming)83.712230.212
off-key (not musical)83.71923.531
oxymoron (not tautology)83.4713.123
tiresome (not interesting)83.2721.212
western (not eastern)83.03527.021
crazy (not sane)82.811917.618
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)82.86324.521
cheesy (not chic)82.86026.643
sarcastic (not genuine)82.711423.819
dramatic (not no-nonsense)82.614632.820
indiscreet (not tactful)82.61725.210
cannibal (not vegan)82.611121.126
lavish (not frugal)82.511428.415
repetitive (not varied)82.52119.814
urban (not rural)82.513426.420
ironic (not profound)82.5920.226
social (not reclusive)82.414923.128
close-minded (not open-minded)82.38322.69
psychopath (not empath)82.114521.916
quarrelsome (not warm)82.020720.310
subjective (not objective)82.0430.415
heathen (not devout)81.94919.913
slacker (not workaholic)81.45528.321
open (not guarded)81.43721.718
two-faced (not one-faced)81.311427.716
captain (not first-mate)81.224627.617
emotional (not logical)81.015523.924
rebellious (not obedient)81.032223.718
weird (not normal)80.919322.818
fantastical (not realistic)80.911520.420
ADHD (not OCD)80.99526.929
exhibitionist (not bashful)80.911330.629
vengeful (not forgiving)80.824213.031
traitorous (not loyal)80.57722.317
lost (not enlightened)80.57320.116
feisty (not gracious)80.427419.128
touchy-feely (not distant)80.48527.741
confident (not insecure)80.232028.419
sporty (not bookish)80.215629.312
whippersnapper (not sage)80.13328.414
rich (not poor)79.933823.220
bitter (not sweet)79.817215.414
decisive (not hesitant)79.733126.517
helpless (not resourceful)79.71423.818
fearmongering (not reassuring)79.713423.038
repulsive (not attractive)79.56426.023
hedonist (not monastic)79.55033.922
fire (not water)79.529523.018
desperate (not high standards)79.27530.037
unprepared (not hoarder)79.22728.519
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)79.113124.79
chortling (not giggling)79.011127.124
🐐 (not 🦒)78.93525.227
unambiguous (not mysterious)78.89525.414
worldly (not innocent)78.638125.223
playful (not serious)78.515928.619
jaded (not innocent)78.433924.641
suspicious (not trusting)78.127628.220
masculine (not feminine)77.746027.912
intimate (not formal)77.610227.526
chaotic (not orderly)77.526325.711
gendered (not androgynous)77.464628.918
bossy (not meek)77.451422.111
spicy (not mild)77.434725.024
racist (not egalitarian)77.35421.119
weakass (not badass)77.36924.821
lover (not fighter)77.218126.232
emancipated (not enslaved)76.824527.819
empirical (not theoretical)76.63532.114
cruel (not kind)76.515616.917
🥴 (not 🥳)76.311528.216
naive (not paranoid)76.36925.843
expressive (not monotone)76.334431.242
😜 (not 🤐)76.224833.939
sheltered (not street-smart)76.212329.914
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)76.135227.118
manicured (not scruffy)76.154431.115
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)76.047531.321
generalist (not specialist)75.9527.115
air (not earth)75.72928.420
flower child (not goth)75.735723.929
😎 (not 🧐)75.625333.233
transient (not permanent)75.64026.510
poetic (not factual)75.58924.433
non-gamer (not gamer)75.429532.117
vibrant (not geriatric)75.438528.614
explorer (not builder)75.319626.99
optimistic (not pessimistic)74.922431.527
autistic (not neurotypical)74.81725.720
irrelevant (not important)74.81827.318
flimsy (not sturdy)74.78327.820
preppy (not punk rock)74.636835.023
spontaneous (not scheduled)74.529034.419
modern (not historical)74.426123.318
sunny (not gloomy)74.324930.018
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)74.311836.011
frenzied (not sleepy)74.347225.623
charming (not trusting)74.223322.016
tailor (not blacksmith)74.130232.914
thick (not thin)73.918921.416
trolling (not triggered)73.97830.429
long-winded (not concise)73.611329.532
barbaric (not civilized)73.514428.917
🐿 (not 🦇)73.528133.224
🙃 (not 🥰)73.321438.034
epic (not deep)73.114326.127
codependent (not independent)73.016826.816
persistent (not quitter)73.0112630.323
natural-talent (not hard-work)72.88125.227
rustic (not cultured)72.713627.635
loose (not tight)72.715430.826
hypochondriac (not stoic)72.710730.033
straightforward (not cryptic)72.636733.714
messy (not neat)72.523927.919
orange (not purple)72.313432.115
simple (not complicated)72.37836.223
kinky (not vanilla)72.030732.017
child free (not pronatalist)72.034133.58
random (not pointed)71.512625.027
alpha (not beta)71.458633.120
vague (not precise)71.18525.714
noob (not pro)71.19528.613
trendy (not vintage)70.912029.720
pack rat (not minimalist)70.814430.918
conventional (not creative)70.724027.321
antagonist (not protagonist)70.716629.633
good-humored (not angry)70.441825.317
🤑 (not 🤠)70.329034.723
imaginative (not practical)70.223434.217
slow (not fast)70.19027.317
disreputable (not prestigious)69.918428.214
spelunker (not claustrophobic)69.929433.022
villainous (not heroic)69.720523.216
resistant (not resigned)69.656730.921
conservative (not liberal)69.520731.720
freak (not normie)69.438333.525
work-first (not family-first)69.042830.222
lowbrow (not highbrow)68.913436.019
twitchy (not still)68.747519.928
👻 (not 🤖)68.626736.019
relaxed (not tense)68.510636.417
cold (not warm)68.336829.720
bad boy (not white knight)67.933928.238
tall (not short)67.249229.616
clumsy (not coordinated)67.225928.717
gullible (not cynical)67.123337.239
crafty (not scholarly)67.155135.911
focused on the present (not focused on the future)67.026935.426
cheery (not sorrowful)66.831525.916
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)66.725634.022
dominant (not submissive)66.577729.720
intense (not lighthearted)66.572029.623
cosmopolitan (not provincial)66.436235.718
literary (not mathematical)66.345021.713
skeptical (not spiritual)66.177929.916
humorless (not funny)66.127329.311
backdoor (not official)66.145733.419
hunter (not gatherer)65.855631.836
astonishing (not methodical)65.724232.821
avant-garde (not classical)65.727432.912
individualist (not communal)65.753238.621
involved (not remote)65.677037.621
🛌 (not 🧗)65.622531.825
sheriff (not outlaw)65.446728.718
leisurely (not hurried)65.225436.922
libertarian (not socialist)64.728838.117
animalistic (not human)64.719232.418
calm (not anxious)64.431328.321
fortunate (not unlucky)64.333430.020
romantic (not dispassionate)63.876937.734
atheist (not theist)63.758233.012
patriotic (not unpatriotic)63.675440.314
moist (not dry)63.433338.116
💔 (not 💝)63.040240.421
🐒 (not 🐩)63.039436.417
underachiever (not overachiever)62.916138.027
🐀 (not 🐘)62.835738.928
stinky (not fresh)62.626834.620
predictable (not quirky)62.638737.450
🎩 (not 🧢)62.559536.326
night owl (not morning lark)62.467734.621
unmotivated (not motivated)62.36836.240
flexible (not rigid)62.134034.414
flourishing (not traumatized)62.123434.823
often crying (not never cries)62.142127.732
deviant (not average)62.069335.927
charming (not awkward)61.975934.517
lenient (not strict)61.845036.226
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')61.510339.510
basic (not hipster)61.466231.614
domestic (not industrial)61.437231.010
metrosexual (not macho)60.968938.823
picky (not always down)60.960736.232
monochrome (not multicolored)60.752135.318
uncreative (not open to new experinces)60.524232.817
dramatic (not comedic)60.389536.525
mundane (not extraordinary)60.224134.218
mad (not glad)60.068731.415
serene (not pensive)59.77730.322
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)59.641138.622
nonpolitical (not political)59.539429.110
happy (not sad)59.239532.917
reactive (not proactive)59.250334.234
concrete (not abstract)59.070938.022
master (not apprentice)58.889829.219
unpolished (not eloquent)58.646135.119
existentialist (not nihilist)58.676836.314
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)58.560034.430
everyman (not chosen one)58.448235.336
spontaneous (not deliberate)58.341837.716
😀 (not 😭)58.355235.225
rock (not rap)58.3124732.535
slugabed (not go-getter)58.011635.916
outsider (not insider)57.962438.417
slothful (not active)57.815235.022
contrarian (not yes-man)57.680138.933
young (not old)57.585519.811
🥾 (not 👟)57.557138.031
unorthodox (not traditional)57.473038.419
common sense (not analysis)57.438728.323
vulnerable (not armoured)57.241630.330
bright (not depressed)57.163732.520
ugly (not beautiful)57.123133.614
rhythmic (not stuttering)57.1104632.817
emotional (not unemotional)56.899637.033
mainstream (not arcane)56.546837.920
🥵 (not 🥶)56.566434.927
literal (not metaphorical)56.389238.917
luddite (not technophile)56.160532.59
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)56.162040.128
charismatic (not uninspiring)56.0118539.721
apathetic (not curious)55.925131.012
radical (not centrist)55.970233.931
statist (not anarchist)55.869142.512
fast-talking (not slow-talking)55.891934.632
conspiracist (not sheeple)55.796432.118
melee (not ranged)55.739236.818
📈 (not 📉)55.598638.126
love-focused (not money-focused)55.398835.935
muddy (not washed)55.347533.526
folksy (not presidential)55.260341.018
blissful (not haunted)55.238935.129
🏌 (not 🤺)55.125637.827
😬 (not 😏)55.153441.321
machiavellian (not transparent)55.168838.434
decorative (not utilitarian)54.942136.717
rugged (not refined)54.560929.818
puny (not mighty)54.336828.215
ferocious (not pacifist)54.191921.89
unambitious (not driven)53.911636.023
sensitive (not thick-skinned)53.963336.620
Pepsi (not Coke)53.849839.521
obsessed (not aloof)53.6109436.020
joyful (not miserable)53.454737.614
Roman (not Greek)53.369935.919
chill (not offended)53.056935.814
💀 (not 🎃)52.880138.024
artistic (not scientific)52.671129.122
Swedish (not Italian)52.565129.920
philosophical (not real)52.439829.017
soft (not hard)52.465637.319
efficient (not overprepared)52.4120036.719
soft (not hard)52.366233.017
🤔 (not 🤫)52.396036.424
straight (not queer)52.0125934.610
direct (not roundabout)51.8113237.412
awkward (not suspicious)51.751029.711
chivalrous (not businesslike)51.773537.228
stylish (not slovenly)51.6100935.025
low-tech (not high-tech)51.678035.19
🦄 (not 🐴)51.663839.330
bored (not interested)51.532534.525
queen (not princess)51.598740.441
healthy (not sickly)51.4117034.614
resolute (not wavering)51.3119538.215
opinionated (not jealous)51.2125742.636
careful (not brave)51.153433.226
circular (not linear)51.173433.927
Russian (not French)50.158533.615
poorly-written (not believable)50.98330.721
dorky (not cool)50.868833.419
English (not German)50.2142930.421
dog person (not cat person)50.282839.446
rough (not smooth)50.380335.924
variable (not consistent)50.358132.820
freelance (not corporate)50.691041.123
sugarcoated (not frank)50.635237.626

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Joey Donner (0.842)
  2. George Oscar 'Gob' Bluth (0.802)
  3. Logan Delos (0.781)
  4. Lydia Bennet (0.769)
  5. Erlich Bachman (0.765)
  6. Pierce Hawthorne (0.764)
  7. Lisa (0.76)
  8. Gaston (0.759)
  9. Eric Cartman (0.759)
  10. Captain Hammer (0.749)
  1. Pope (-0.692)
  2. Sailor Mercury (-0.68)
  3. Sun-Hwa Kwon (-0.676)
  4. Monty Green (-0.675)
  5. Rita (-0.67)
  6. Anita 'Needy' Lesnicki (-0.664)
  7. Davos Seaworth (-0.659)
  8. Bruce Banner (-0.658)
  9. Bernard Lowe (-0.652)
  10. Anna Bates (-0.65)

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.

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Notes

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