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Charlie Pace Personality Statistics

Charlie Pace is a character from LOST. 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
artistic (not scientific)89.11615.2262
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)87.61311.621
open to new experinces (not uncreative)85.88016.0288
first-mate (not captain)85.35313.9210
creative (not conventional)85.24815.1236
liberal (not conservative)84.7419.516
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)84.72316.516
funny (not humorless)84.48116.2280
kind (not cruel)84.317715.4264
😎 (not 🧐)84.24416.919
chaotic (not orderly)84.18215.4258
emotional (not logical)83.86913.1265
spontaneous (not scheduled)83.78417.3230
scruffy (not manicured)82.58017.4217
indulgent (not sober)82.19318.9261
disorganized (not self-disciplined)82.04718.8285
lenient (not strict)81.95216.4255
messy (not neat)81.85915.2177
soulful (not soulless)81.620716.9119
moody (not stable)81.215117.5259
🐒 (not 🐩)81.02920.023
impulsive (not cautious)80.612620.4218
young (not old)80.617914.1257
chatty (not reserved)80.414220.3250
spontaneous (not deliberate)80.25518.6274
edgy (not politically correct)79.713017.1261
crafty (not scholarly)79.711317.9224
hipster (not basic)79.53220.2247
warm (not cold)79.511717.9226
🧢 (not 🎩)79.59526.421
heroic (not villainous)79.328019.6226
imaginative (not practical)79.36619.4230
expressive (not stoic)79.312920.0236
backdoor (not official)79.011420.1204
short (not tall)78.97717.0282
whimsical (not rational)78.79018.2259
instinctual (not reasoned)78.710318.9262
rebellious (not obedient)78.622722.0236
goof-off (not studious)78.29219.622
democratic (not authoritarian)78.06720.7270
apprentice (not master)78.05818.2109
mischievous (not well behaved)77.824619.3270
🦄 (not 🐴)77.58421.620
important (not irrelevant)77.435619.224
sensitive (not thick-skinned)77.27119.0238
outlaw (not sheriff)77.216219.7249
unlucky (not fortunate)77.18022.5289
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)77.07726.823
plays hard (not works hard)76.98521.6269
wild (not tame)76.822120.5230
anxious (not calm)76.715020.2281
open-minded (not close-minded)76.610820.0235
night owl (not morning lark)76.320521.8132
beta (not alpha)76.111419.9207
literary (not mathematical)76.08521.0252
dramatic (not no-nonsense)76.014720.4100
zany (not regular)76.016420.725
vulnerable (not armoured)75.76821.3198
anarchist (not statist)75.69821.429
unorthodox (not traditional)75.519422.0120
soft (not hard)75.311521.6103
playful (not shy)75.129422.3255
clumsy (not coordinated)74.98917.4266
brave (not careful)74.920923.7272
abstract (not concrete)74.98121.320
accepting (not judgemental)74.811124.0155
juvenile (not mature)74.713221.689
charismatic (not uninspiring)74.534024.4218
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)74.422023.2218
rugged (not refined)74.316020.6260
playful (not serious)74.112723.0298
loyal (not traitorous)74.149427.0236
slacker (not workaholic)74.17918.292
unpolished (not eloquent)73.911921.3196
modern (not historical)73.914722.2153
scandalous (not proper)73.821522.7204
good-humored (not angry)73.521622.6225
idealist (not realist)73.411225.8107
🐿 (not 🦇)73.216924.520
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)73.117719.010
intimate (not formal)72.911623.623
unprepared (not hoarder)72.85322.0153
human (not animalistic)72.737824.4202
indiscreet (not tactful)72.64523.322
curious (not apathetic)72.525724.5229
lowbrow (not highbrow)72.56423.8219
explorer (not builder)72.515021.1206
soft (not hard)72.414819.4259
bold (not serious)72.219320.1244
thin (not thick)72.217322.7136
crazy (not sane)72.118924.621
feminist (not sexist)72.034920.326
insecure (not confident)71.97721.1242
astonishing (not methodical)71.87220.5232
weird (not normal)71.625618.9287
street-smart (not sheltered)71.533024.2203
vague (not precise)71.35618.9145
codependent (not independent)71.313026.1220
meek (not bossy)71.29318.3280
family-first (not work-first)71.220525.5205
head@clouds (not down2earth)71.115625.1284
🤡 (not 👽)71.18726.816
foolish (not wise)70.913420.2244
flexible (not rigid)70.710022.9257
👻 (not 🤖)70.611725.214
subjective (not objective)70.55925.494
submissive (not dominant)70.113219.7253
nerd (not jock)69.834723.8281
💃 (not 🧕)69.830523.231
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)69.518728.1192
urban (not rural)69.236926.839
sweet (not bitter)69.021924.3234
extreme (not moderate)69.037624.0210
attractive (not repulsive)68.947322.5246
social (not reclusive)68.625024.136
transient (not permanent)68.58027.794
multicolored (not monochrome)68.517327.9103
persistent (not quitter)68.576425.014
outsider (not insider)68.420626.6152
avant-garde (not classical)68.412626.591
drop out (not valedictorian)68.416423.615
hedonist (not monastic)68.419223.516
metaphorical (not literal)68.27325.2231
🤺 (not 🏌)68.240217.212
🥰 (not 🙃)68.118128.327
honorable (not cunning)68.029526.2256
nurturing (not poisonous)68.034125.283
🐷 (not 🐮)67.510925.024
complimentary (not insulting)67.326726.3113
unassuming (not pretentious)67.212422.325
forgiving (not vengeful)67.126225.1259
self-conscious (not self-assured)67.09626.1201
nonpolitical (not political)66.714129.1217
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)66.726929.1270
involved (not remote)66.742625.4231
biased (not impartial)66.741625.1226
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)66.724731.518
disreputable (not prestigious)66.616724.1184
pacifist (not ferocious)66.516224.5282
lustful (not chaste)66.531924.7235
extraordinary (not mundane)66.541925.5259
interesting (not tiresome)66.340528.0214
western (not eastern)66.224133.029
stinky (not fresh)66.213025.628
extrovert (not introvert)65.834628.6251
sickly (not healthy)65.810125.4237
beautiful (not ugly)65.359123.3115
gregarious (not private)65.118828.2291
disarming (not creepy)65.148225.3102
deviant (not average)64.938024.8164
impatient (not patient)64.841527.8112
depressed (not bright)64.720024.2219
egalitarian (not racist)64.666628.120
overspender (not penny-pincher)64.421132.425
angelic (not demonic)64.435224.2265
lavish (not frugal)64.326128.5288
wholesome (not salacious)64.135530.419
bold (not shy)64.169625.7241
🐐 (not 🦒)64.033533.521
warm (not quarrelsome)63.824827.6277
rough (not smooth)63.825824.5229
leisurely (not hurried)63.721127.3208
altruistic (not selfish)63.635427.4261
roundabout (not direct)63.610226.6274
loud (not quiet)63.535325.8255
gendered (not androgynous)63.574526.5114
flamboyant (not modest)63.429927.1261
hesitant (not decisive)63.313824.9260
treasure (not trash)63.362331.621
🌟 (not 💩)63.354429.119
ludicrous (not sensible)63.223726.1262
introspective (not not introspective)63.242034.425
wavering (not resolute)63.18829.425
deep (not shallow)63.041527.420
conspiracist (not sheeple)62.943425.7127
straight (not queer)62.967728.0111
😇 (not 😈)62.733525.524
sad (not happy)62.642826.2279
cooperative (not competitive)62.321628.4245
jealous (not compersive)62.131126.9195
noob (not pro)62.013627.120
optimistic (not pessimistic)61.929630.8270
obsessed (not aloof)61.643128.7279
awkward (not suspicious)61.619525.2258
masculine (not feminine)61.448419.9263
orange (not purple)61.423828.4213
lewd (not tasteful)61.223022.3224
dunce (not genius)61.116421.4263
😭 (not 😀)61.030731.420
kinky (not vanilla)60.833227.8235
resistant (not resigned)60.361326.5225
passive (not assertive)60.116325.4200
legit (not scrub)60.161830.919
go-getter (not slugabed)60.072127.812
😜 (not 🤐)60.030736.621
physical (not intellectual)59.924927.6257
arcane (not mainstream)59.738729.9212
oblivious (not alert)59.721725.024
puny (not mighty)59.616925.3294
spiritual (not skeptical)59.515029.1219
poor (not rich)59.527127.4256
domestic (not industrial)59.427828.892
theoretical (not empirical)59.39029.3224
low-tech (not high-tech)59.237424.9231
😊 (not 🤣)58.947132.922
complicated (not simple)58.854230.6216
trusting (not suspicious)58.528630.9236
focused on the present (not focused on the future)58.534830.6249
vain (not demure)58.342327.1238
existentialist (not nihilist)58.146426.766
communal (not individualist)58.122731.4108
slovenly (not stylish)58.023628.2267
spicy (not mild)57.852227.1220
feisty (not gracious)57.262628.4189
enslaved (not emancipated)57.116828.6204
inspiring (not cringeworthy)57.146529.0103
heathen (not devout)56.731828.1248
respectful (not rude)56.649525.2286
🛌 (not 🧗)56.627430.927
tense (not relaxed)56.570230.0259
fast (not slow)56.361726.3235
straightforward (not cryptic)56.263430.8252
🤔 (not 🤫)56.249429.619
genuine (not sarcastic)55.943030.0251
charming (not trusting)55.846429.4289
incompetent (not competent)55.814926.3197
👟 (not 🥾)55.840930.411
neurotypical (not autistic)55.774726.9238
🤠 (not 🤑)55.749928.225
🐀 (not 🐘)55.736532.533
📈 (not 📉)55.558334.225
driven (not unambitious)55.384227.0216
miserable (not joyful)55.354431.423
decorative (not utilitarian)55.124828.575
💪 (not 🧠)55.025122.522
unambiguous (not mysterious)54.849830.5217
low IQ (not high IQ)54.314422.0202
helpless (not resourceful)54.212326.5103
dorky (not cool)54.238033.519
lazy (not diligent)54.112023.9236
civilized (not barbaric)53.865825.3254
bookish (not sporty)53.857227.7207
active (not slothful)53.780025.8193
💝 (not 💔)53.644237.829
charming (not awkward)53.458028.3249
deranged (not reasonable)53.436422.014
generalist (not specialist)53.226728.999
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')52.831435.1142
worldly (not innocent)52.768130.6211
🥴 (not 🥳)52.554430.324
socialist (not libertarian)52.225529.8226
varied (not repetitive)52.227228.594
humble (not arrogant)51.937327.3253
debased (not pure)51.945030.0242
pronatalist (not child free)51.728431.0214
glad (not mad)51.639028.022
technophile (not luddite)51.544124.7160
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)51.129532.717
patriotic (not unpatriotic)51.075928.024
provincial (not cosmopolitan)50.147131.1205
pack rat (not minimalist)50.143832.317
real (not philosophical)50.271631.3138
atheist (not theist)50.859132.0103
sorrowful (not cheery)50.362028.2271
confidential (not gossiping)50.363128.9199
hypocritical (not equitable)50.743728.189
guarded (not open)50.475629.1287
😏 (not 😬)50.555134.922

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Jesse Pinkman (0.81)
  2. Reginald 'Bubbles Cousins (0.782)
  3. Klaus Hargreeves (0.777)
  4. Pippin Took (0.775)
  5. Fez (0.767)
  1. Thomas Matthews (-0.687)
  2. Henry Francis (-0.667)
  3. Walter Skinner (-0.654)
  4. Jack Crawford (-0.653)
  5. Preston Burke (-0.639)

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.

  1. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.33)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.26)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = 0.26)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.2)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = 0.17)
  6. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.16)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.03)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.03)
  9. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.07)
  10. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.13)
  11. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = -0.19)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = -0.22)
  13. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = -0.23)
  14. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = -0.25)
  15. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = -0.27)
  16. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = -0.31)
  17. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = -0.32)
  18. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = -0.36)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = -0.38)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.38)
  21. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = -0.41)
  22. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = -0.43)
  23. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = -0.47)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = -0.52)
  25. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = -0.52)

Notes

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