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Gossip Girl

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

Characters

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

Notability Name
87.6Blair Waldorf
85.8Chuck Bass
72.6Serena van der Woodsen
62.2Nate Archibald
57.0Lily van der Woodsen
43.6Dan Humphrey

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 Gossip Girl?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 18
2 It's bad 182
3 It's okay 2592
4 It's good 6978
5 It's my favorite 2801

This gives it an average score of 3.98 / 5. Making it 178th 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
jock (not nerd)0.15212139
stylish (not slovenly)0.14312230
feminine (not masculine)0.13912463
lavish (not frugal)0.13711366
social (not reclusive)0.13112251
charming (not awkward)0.12912448
fresh (not stinky)0.11812194
high-tech (not low-tech)0.1110152
mainstream (not arcane)0.10711528
blissful (not haunted)0.10710077
bossy (not meek)0.10712236
alpha (not beta)0.10411766
selfish (not altruistic)0.08112150
wild (not tame)0.06410469
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.05912214
spiritual (not skeptical)0.05812262
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.05410687
poisonous (not nurturing)0.04511973
shallow (not deep)0.03812207
orderly (not chaotic)0.03512304
sarcastic (not genuine)0.02610535
conventional (not creative)0.02412426
disarming (not creepy)0.02411587
genius (not dunce)0.02212214
formal (not intimate)0.01712087
strict (not lenient)0.01512257
mature (not juvenile)0.01110296
sheriff (not outlaw)0.01111745
deranged (not reasonable)0.01112193
rebellious (not obedient)0.0112277
feisty (not gracious)0.00812075
traitorous (not loyal)0.00412402
sober (not indulgent)0.00311860
scientific (not artistic)0.00310645
angelic (not demonic)0.00212145
emotional (not logical)0.00112397

Notes

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