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Moe Szyslak Personality Statistics

Moe Szyslak is a character from The Simpsons. 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
night owl (not morning lark)90.62211.1323
depressed (not bright)89.8214.8365
pessimistic (not optimistic)88.41316.7334
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)88.32821.2374
low-tech (not high-tech)87.42013.9368
desperate (not high standards)87.31618.858
gloomy (not sunny)86.85718.156
self-destructive (not self-improving)86.25217.458
backdoor (not official)85.95716.2330
sad (not happy)85.93517.4360
unlucky (not fortunate)85.62217.4460
sorrowful (not cheery)85.44416.3395
work-first (not family-first)85.413018.9381
child free (not pronatalist)84.95022.2313
repulsive (not attractive)84.73317.5424
lowbrow (not highbrow)84.61019.9392
miserable (not joyful)84.08718.7130
stingy (not generous)84.09115.846
vintage (not trendy)83.813916.956
skeptical (not spiritual)83.415618.0398
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)83.211919.2104
rugged (not refined)83.110017.8423
drop out (not valedictorian)82.87422.9115
perverted (not clean)82.88220.057
lewd (not tasteful)82.74419.1424
scruffy (not manicured)82.411621.9379
cannibal (not vegan)82.111523.151
unpolished (not eloquent)81.97323.0335
disreputable (not prestigious)81.84720.5263
moody (not stable)81.723821.3447
crafty (not scholarly)81.213317.3381
frugal (not lavish)81.26621.3347
edgy (not politically correct)81.116317.5401
poor (not rich)81.08318.9354
🐒 (not 🐩)81.05219.4124
cheesy (not chic)81.09114.431
sarcastic (not genuine)80.815422.4378
traumatized (not flourishing)80.617124.241
🛌 (not 🧗)80.45021.0170
bitter (not sweet)80.317419.5336
old (not young)80.116313.4432
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)80.134425.642
slovenly (not stylish)80.06722.5363
rough (not smooth)80.09222.2348
unmotivated (not motivated)80.01223.937
debased (not pure)79.817622.6388
penny-pincher (not overspender)79.84524.3171
sickly (not healthy)79.74318.2374
freelance (not corporate)79.228520.437
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)79.28227.7308
🐐 (not 🦒)79.22923.1178
jaded (not innocent)79.033021.024
stinky (not fresh)78.96622.7175
street-smart (not sheltered)78.834423.7334
ugly (not beautiful)78.84022.6115
haunted (not blissful)78.729320.555
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)78.76520.548
suspicious (not trusting)78.526524.3426
scandalous (not proper)78.525822.3347
luddite (not technophile)77.94921.4289
masculine (not feminine)77.649320.5442
awkward (not charming)77.611224.9446
sexist (not feminist)77.515522.7153
thrifty (not extravagant)77.58524.945
underachiever (not overachiever)77.44426.553
lustful (not chaste)77.324021.6379
mischievous (not well behaved)77.342821.3443
feisty (not gracious)77.338519.9307
gendered (not androgynous)77.070027.0146
💔 (not 💝)77.014629.3202
frank (not sugarcoated)76.944630.132
freak (not normie)76.821921.756
insulting (not complimentary)76.722722.386
🐀 (not 🐘)76.77925.7181
reactive (not proactive)76.76123.624
rude (not respectful)76.719220.6429
creepy (not disarming)76.69024.2162
heathen (not devout)76.311524.6378
weird (not normal)76.131423.9428
cringeworthy (not inspiring)76.116123.384
selfish (not altruistic)76.027924.1405
jealous (not compersive)75.820122.9293
apathetic (not curious)75.62324.7394
conspiracist (not sheeple)75.329624.5276
gossiping (not confidential)75.218825.5404
insecure (not confident)75.09628.5389
quarrelsome (not warm)74.935424.3426
bad-cook (not good-cook)74.717723.850
😈 (not 😇)74.529721.4151
anxious (not calm)74.431726.2354
outlaw (not sheriff)74.335923.8350
repetitive (not varied)74.313723.4152
mad (not glad)74.330624.8116
folksy (not presidential)74.320027.251
😭 (not 😀)74.212626.4129
vengeful (not forgiving)74.136627.6426
off-key (not musical)73.915527.040
mundane (not extraordinary)73.77226.0351
fearmongering (not reassuring)73.622930.832
cocky (not timid)73.562224.237
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)73.418024.7325
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)73.418123.4156
oppressed (not privileged)73.414125.748
cunning (not honorable)73.327524.2440
puny (not mighty)73.28122.6399
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)73.232623.3118
rustic (not cultured)73.212725.535
demonic (not angelic)72.926218.7403
slothful (not active)72.95022.8370
utilitarian (not decorative)72.932224.284
hypocritical (not equitable)72.823123.3107
focused on the present (not focused on the future)72.614026.8354
punk rock (not preppy)72.430227.860
atheist (not theist)72.335027.884
kinky (not vanilla)72.231126.0383
barbaric (not civilized)72.216722.2350
muddy (not washed)72.215823.433
low self esteem (not narcissistic)72.114631.553
low IQ (not high IQ)72.06821.8311
ironic (not profound)72.014927.746
paranoid (not naive)71.930231.035
worldly (not innocent)71.862824.6376
🐷 (not 🐮)71.711527.5169
everyman (not chosen one)71.714431.838
indulgent (not sober)71.537527.2386
provincial (not cosmopolitan)71.515327.8316
🥴 (not 🥳)71.521828.3104
rock (not rap)71.478127.931
Italian (not Swedish)71.326329.734
indie (not pop)71.338925.737
wooden (not plastic)71.245225.438
twitchy (not still)71.241027.756
emotional (not logical)71.138126.1428
🙃 (not 🥰)71.025530.8173
pensive (not serene)71.045025.539
messy (not neat)70.928027.7277
psychopath (not empath)70.929225.855
crazy (not sane)70.935526.0128
biased (not impartial)70.846028.0333
anarchist (not statist)70.826327.7181
🐴 (not 🦄)70.835732.398
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)70.861923.9116
🤣 (not 😊)70.819122.9117
beta (not alpha)70.725528.4341
goof-off (not studious)70.627026.5104
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)70.454425.323
impatient (not patient)70.254927.4136
dunce (not genius)70.114721.8454
rebellious (not obedient)69.863625.2358
monotone (not expressive)69.715429.531
uninspiring (not charismatic)69.66429.2337
tense (not relaxed)69.583327.7390
nihilist (not existentialist)69.46630.767
stubborn (not accommodating)69.178731.445
realistic (not ambitious)69.114627.847
chaotic (not orderly)68.943627.7409
self-conscious (not self-assured)68.813531.6366
deranged (not reasonable)68.832226.7111
antagonist (not protagonist)68.718929.519
interrupting (not attentive)68.637127.947
instinctual (not reasoned)68.645826.7313
guarded (not open)68.680628.3352
salacious (not wholesome)68.434628.5116
Russian (not French)68.415826.831
chortling (not giggling)68.348226.344
slow (not fast)68.210824.0370
basic (not hipster)68.146728.9426
practical (not imaginative)68.156928.1342
competitive (not cooperative)68.067528.3391
unambitious (not driven)68.03528.1336
📉 (not 📈)68.08330.4138
cynical (not gullible)67.961131.534
ferocious (not pacifist)67.961227.4418
vague (not precise)67.912425.8222
comedic (not dramatic)67.917725.950
clumsy (not coordinated)67.825826.9410
realist (not idealist)67.836731.984
poisonous (not nurturing)67.734624.2151
libertarian (not socialist)67.620130.5351
disorganized (not self-disciplined)67.623528.9391
angry (not good-humored)67.631826.6379
historical (not modern)67.537024.5253
💃 (not 🧕)67.565029.7181
monochrome (not multicolored)67.435130.273
goth (not flower child)67.425732.924
pack rat (not minimalist)67.221628.897
exaggerating (not factual)67.247430.258
permanent (not transient)67.135828.5122
first-mate (not captain)67.148929.5358
often crying (not never cries)66.932929.727
slugabed (not go-getter)66.85429.284
random (not pointed)66.818629.047
ludicrous (not sensible)66.732727.3374
scrub (not legit)66.513028.1183
trash (not treasure)66.116428.8139
unfixable (not fixable)66.126631.549
chatty (not reserved)66.053428.2394
geriatric (not vibrant)66.015427.439
cold (not warm)65.943424.7369
🧢 (not 🎩)65.945435.2111
non-gamer (not gamer)65.963034.649
secretive (not open-book)65.869329.949
oxymoron (not tautology)65.820722.613
foolish (not wise)65.534826.3404
leisurely (not hurried)65.525428.4400
master (not apprentice)65.578029.7145
lost (not enlightened)65.343930.856
cat person (not dog person)65.340431.935
intimate (not formal)65.242124.9151
straight (not queer)65.198429.6161
incompetent (not competent)64.915227.2361
individualist (not communal)64.959630.873
money-focused (not love-focused)64.835433.536
loud (not quiet)64.760228.3406
close-minded (not open-minded)64.632229.0352
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)64.531632.547
efficient (not overprepared)64.570424.439
intense (not lighthearted)64.582533.242
bored (not interested)64.510727.842
distant (not touchy-feely)64.256927.438
physical (not intellectual)64.134926.9417
uncreative (not open to new experinces)64.019231.6334
indiscreet (not tactful)63.922032.0120
enslaved (not emancipated)63.814929.7309
arcane (not mainstream)63.851128.2315
thin (not thick)63.860728.8248
short (not tall)63.739721.9366
🥶 (not 🥵)63.731430.451
remote (not involved)63.610628.3329
💀 (not 🎃)63.552134.849
direct (not roundabout)63.386831.3355
hard (not soft)63.364929.1375
subdued (not exuberant)63.328931.552
opinionated (not neutral)63.2123834.263
hard-work (not natural-talent)63.169529.260
two-faced (not one-faced)63.136629.554
blacksmith (not tailor)63.035930.429
builder (not explorer)62.745225.4305
businesslike (not chivalrous)62.753029.759
💩 (not 🌟)62.623630.8128
nerd (not jock)62.574228.3407
deviant (not average)62.471731.7258
punchable (not loveable)62.337332.062
ignorant (not knowledgeable)62.324030.852
genocidal (not not genocidal)62.127535.124
artistic (not scientific)62.054424.1370
entitled (not grateful)62.059230.350
arrogant (not humble)61.969428.3400
judgemental (not accepting)61.959932.4253
racist (not egalitarian)61.916624.4110
🦇 (not 🐿)61.943834.0105
doer (not thinker)61.976629.956
flimsy (not sturdy)61.827229.345
conventional (not creative)61.746229.5373
unorthodox (not traditional)61.766833.358
careful (not brave)61.629325.7384
impulsive (not cautious)61.460730.8338
literary (not mathematical)61.469426.1301
real (not philosophical)61.479029.9283
zany (not regular)61.367528.9122
😎 (not 🧐)61.363832.7117
lazy (not diligent)61.211927.2364
outsider (not insider)61.255135.1254
rigid (not flexible)61.163029.6326
nonpolitical (not political)60.938030.9375
juvenile (not mature)60.951827.492
machiavellian (not transparent)60.954632.228
whimsical (not rational)60.746827.2359
straightforward (not cryptic)60.789732.8379
resigned (not resistant)60.78332.3345
👻 (not 🤖)60.655829.4120
romantic (not dispassionate)60.693730.751
flirtatious (not prudish)60.668328.728
extreme (not moderate)60.584330.1337
hard (not soft)60.570428.694
urban (not rural)60.596431.2205
dry (not moist)60.549331.141
hedonist (not monastic)60.455732.081
submissive (not dominant)60.338330.4369
🥾 (not 👟)60.352933.7120
jealous (not opinionated)60.316336.723
😬 (not 😏)60.239434.4103
works hard (not plays hard)60.192628.2369
authoritarian (not democratic)60.151331.5350
receiving (not giving)60.047335.331
oblivious (not alert)59.835429.6112
serious (not playful)59.484928.2397
exhibitionist (not bashful)59.481332.444
envious (not prideful)59.412131.356
literal (not metaphorical)59.378932.7325
quirky (not predictable)59.357828.326
tiresome (not interesting)59.221829.1360
generalist (not specialist)59.224732.381
tardy (not on-time)59.239729.846
💪 (not 🧠)59.036326.5130
winter (not summer)59.061431.927
loose (not tight)58.936530.645
villainous (not heroic)58.732022.4418
dorky (not cool)58.756629.9103
stuttering (not rhythmic)58.527531.551
subjective (not objective)58.347832.064
long-winded (not concise)58.349929.321
sensitive (not thick-skinned)58.256729.9369
empirical (not theoretical)58.161129.4301
wild (not tame)58.186029.9340
reclusive (not social)58.155331.8174
wavering (not resolute)58.123029.2105
🤑 (not 🤠)58.149834.0114
realistic (not fantastical)58.179532.245
down2earth (not head@clouds)57.974732.4371
simple (not complicated)57.930832.5358
independent (not codependent)57.993936.0377
contrarian (not yes-man)57.884729.822
western (not eastern)57.796733.3148
traitorous (not loyal)57.628830.0416
soulless (not soulful)57.631630.181
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)57.649134.1124
bold (not shy)57.5132229.7412
vain (not demure)57.568530.2290
weakass (not badass)57.530532.546
introvert (not extrovert)57.352229.1397
emotional (not unemotional)57.3105531.126
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)57.2104334.5133
🤡 (not 👽)57.048634.7121
Greek (not Roman)56.937133.931
🤔 (not 🤫)56.782733.9120
always down (not picky)56.740333.530
cruel (not kind)56.637124.9356
earth (not air)56.695033.651
methodical (not astonishing)56.586628.7343
hesitant (not decisive)56.533830.5378
ADHD (not OCD)56.547734.145
pro (not noob)56.2115729.6126
shallow (not deep)56.141832.2161
lover (not fighter)56.169530.449
fire (not water)56.092635.351
stoic (not expressive)55.855929.1369
unfaithful (not devoted)55.822132.930
animalistic (not human)55.634629.7360
lenient (not strict)55.563729.3408
demanding (not unchallenging)55.5124235.948
bossy (not meek)55.4111329.8383
purple (not orange)55.464931.5298
conservative (not liberal)55.446732.396
factual (not poetic)55.385231.544
🎨 (not 🏀)55.394229.941
🤺 (not 🏌)55.2117730.7115
slow-talking (not fast-talking)55.143826.937
Pepsi (not Coke)55.044537.855
spicy (not mild)54.997429.4335
unobservant (not perceptive)54.923429.548
deliberate (not spontaneous)54.899031.1332
suspicious (not awkward)54.7100734.4354
radical (not centrist)54.777730.127
unambiguous (not mysterious)54.484131.8393
circular (not linear)54.463030.433
quitter (not persistent)54.35635.299
patriotic (not unpatriotic)54.3114929.8114
obsessed (not aloof)54.2112832.0364
classical (not avant-garde)54.088732.060
bad boy (not white knight)54.060725.622
queen (not princess)53.998938.316
funny (not humorless)53.894630.4410
vulnerable (not armoured)53.851332.6320
passive (not assertive)53.836331.8315
chill (not offended)53.857131.348
hoarder (not unprepared)53.797532.6274
private (not gregarious)53.5100031.7357
sleepy (not frenzied)53.414829.157
workaholic (not slacker)53.3125931.693
claustrophobic (not spelunker)53.346431.547
😜 (not 🤐)53.274231.095
metrosexual (not macho)53.198433.542
epic (not deep)53.177228.844
modest (not flamboyant)53.088030.5437
triggered (not trolling)52.9113731.648
pretentious (not unassuming)52.694232.4103
believable (not poorly-written)52.6157630.150
sage (not whippersnapper)52.574334.442
playful (not shy)52.4119827.7361
experimental (not reliable)52.470631.540
resourceful (not helpless)52.3139729.493
irrelevant (not important)52.222628.4219
introspective (not not introspective)52.2115232.3141
English (not German)52.1149631.343
abstract (not concrete)52.064831.2124
sporty (not bookish)51.961425.7326
consistent (not variable)51.7104432.955
hunter (not gatherer)51.688733.045
industrial (not domestic)51.484830.379
neurotypical (not autistic)51.3138730.7387
trusting (not charming)51.373825.8360
stoic (not hypochondriac)51.3102630.125
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')51.271128.8233
common sense (not analysis)51.264628.332
serious (not bold)51.174929.8402
no-nonsense (not dramatic)50.978134.5148
ranged (not melee)50.9103928.939
spontaneous (not scheduled)50.373731.6344
asexual (not sexual)50.650132.451

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Nelson Muntz (0.754)
  2. Eric O'Bannon (0.746)
  3. George Costanza (0.724)
  4. Gollum (0.718)
  5. Cypher (0.711)
  6. Brad Bellick (0.7)
  7. Tommy (0.695)
  8. Sid Phillips (0.695)
  9. Frank Gallagher (0.691)
  10. Merle Dixon (0.689)
  1. Princess Celestia (-0.698)
  2. Nick Young (-0.687)
  3. Maid Marian (-0.678)
  4. Fleur Delacour (-0.67)
  5. Alexis Castle (-0.645)
  6. Esme Cullen (-0.637)
  7. Bo Peep (-0.636)
  8. Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham (-0.631)
  9. Juliet O'Hara (-0.623)
  10. Astrid Leong-Teo (-0.622)

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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