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My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic.

Characters

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

Notability Name
85.2Princess Celestia
83.5Rarity
80.7Twilight Sparkle
65.6Pinkie Pie
65.0Applejack
50.6Spike

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 My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 20
2 It's bad 87
3 It's okay 2507
4 It's good 4412
5 It's my favorite 700

This gives it an average score of 3.74 / 5. Making it 296th 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
spiritual (not skeptical)0.077436
artistic (not scientific)0.0556377
genuine (not sarcastic)0.0536239
emotional (not logical)0.0517556
angelic (not demonic)0.0497317
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0477178
juvenile (not mature)0.0466101
nerd (not jock)0.0437354
loyal (not traitorous)0.0377542
meek (not bossy)0.0367370
gracious (not feisty)0.0347259
creative (not conventional)0.0327597
beta (not alpha)0.0287026
sheriff (not outlaw)0.0277053
tame (not wild)0.0256175
intimate (not formal)0.0247280
altruistic (not selfish)0.0237297
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.026144
lenient (not strict)0.0197438
blissful (not haunted)0.0195868
reclusive (not social)0.0177398
lavish (not frugal)0.0176720
obedient (not rebellious)0.0167444
indulgent (not sober)0.0147060
mainstream (not arcane)0.0136883
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.0117349
stinky (not fresh)0.0117310
high-tech (not low-tech)0.015988
orderly (not chaotic)0.0087473
creepy (not disarming)0.0086988
awkward (not charming)0.0087601
dunce (not genius)0.0077399
feminine (not masculine)0.0057607
reasonable (not deranged)0.0047371
deep (not shallow)0.0027360
stylish (not slovenly)0.07375

Notes

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