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Officer Slater Personality Statistics

Officer Slater is a character from Superbad. 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
goof-off (not studious)85.24717.655
juvenile (not mature)82.66116.1101
mischievous (not well behaved)82.318518.1341
unorthodox (not traditional)81.910825.6108
playful (not shy)81.319718.8309
chatty (not reserved)80.414218.5304
funny (not humorless)80.311821.3313
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)80.210018.869
crazy (not sane)80.09718.366
lenient (not strict)79.87220.8311
slacker (not workaholic)79.84422.0101
😜 (not 🤐)79.79220.966
🤣 (not 😊)79.14023.060
plays hard (not works hard)79.07520.0327
indulgent (not sober)78.513821.7281
wild (not tame)78.519821.0313
night owl (not morning lark)78.016621.7294
gendered (not androgynous)78.041424.4141
impulsive (not cautious)77.815921.6318
focused on the present (not focused on the future)77.83221.2283
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)77.712621.1317
tall (not short)77.613416.1279
weird (not normal)77.515618.4324
ludicrous (not sensible)77.310322.8310
scandalous (not proper)77.117422.0314
good-humored (not angry)76.916621.6312
zany (not regular)76.915122.157
bold (not shy)76.448819.5290
whimsical (not rational)76.211120.7314
chaotic (not orderly)75.817424.3298
incompetent (not competent)75.74223.0341
dramatic (not no-nonsense)75.415423.2140
edgy (not politically correct)75.120321.4288
gregarious (not private)75.010519.6265
disorganized (not self-disciplined)74.99424.0284
foolish (not wise)74.610523.9309
spontaneous (not scheduled)74.416528.1277
drop out (not valedictorian)74.410426.778
rebellious (not obedient)74.327723.4308
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)74.216222.664
oblivious (not alert)74.17227.073
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)73.916224.069
playful (not serious)73.813023.9303
dunce (not genius)73.76022.2289
lewd (not tasteful)73.58921.7318
disreputable (not prestigious)73.510022.4314
unprepared (not hoarder)73.35121.9268
loud (not quiet)72.725421.4301
spontaneous (not deliberate)72.611226.8291
gossiping (not confidential)72.615024.2360
leisurely (not hurried)72.511325.9372
open to new experinces (not uncreative)72.432226.2278
clumsy (not coordinated)72.311719.5271
backdoor (not official)72.221125.9362
flexible (not rigid)72.07825.9302
extrovert (not introvert)71.925822.2285
codependent (not independent)71.412927.0356
instinctual (not reasoned)71.323524.3289
sexist (not feminist)71.015024.570
💃 (not 🧕)70.629026.896
extreme (not moderate)70.635924.8323
patriotic (not unpatriotic)70.531726.063
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)70.429027.3289
😎 (not 🧐)70.419127.469
🤡 (not 👽)70.39528.875
social (not reclusive)70.222528.4117
pack rat (not minimalist)70.110419.559
loyal (not traitorous)70.055525.8319
libertarian (not socialist)70.011525.1209
🤠 (not 🤑)69.924126.755
moody (not stable)69.635522.4275
sarcastic (not genuine)69.622027.7295
bold (not serious)69.623622.5315
low IQ (not high IQ)69.65721.2337
crafty (not scholarly)69.530221.5307
accepting (not judgemental)69.417626.5314
unpolished (not eloquent)69.316925.0302
low-tech (not high-tech)69.223220.6283
child free (not pronatalist)69.229525.5250
cringeworthy (not inspiring)69.217022.994
open (not guarded)69.27026.0265
kind (not cruel)69.045821.5299
🐒 (not 🐩)68.716526.766
lowbrow (not highbrow)68.510425.5283
lazy (not diligent)68.44525.1320
😈 (not 😇)68.323725.965
cheery (not sorrowful)68.217324.0304
nerd (not jock)68.237325.6293
atheist (not theist)68.127726.067
idealist (not realist)67.818627.192
🦄 (not 🐴)67.817029.558
open-minded (not close-minded)67.726425.8391
emotional (not logical)67.627324.7296
expressive (not stoic)67.529325.8280
explorer (not builder)67.521624.3288
thin (not thick)67.428125.7270
hedonist (not monastic)67.121723.547
involved (not remote)67.041924.1274
🐿 (not 🦇)66.926229.658
forgiving (not vengeful)66.527328.6305
interesting (not tiresome)66.539924.8294
subjective (not objective)66.512424.690
debased (not pure)66.425924.4284
healthy (not sickly)66.350024.3320
feisty (not gracious)66.145723.3298
awkward (not charming)66.116924.9308
🥳 (not 🥴)65.911631.958
hypocritical (not equitable)65.722527.494
😀 (not 😭)65.521630.549
masculine (not feminine)65.443622.8315
nonpolitical (not political)65.315828.2301
modern (not historical)65.329423.9267
western (not eastern)65.327030.793
arrogant (not humble)65.139625.2292
🧢 (not 🎩)65.126829.259
astonishing (not methodical)64.915525.2284
messy (not neat)64.921126.9299
deviant (not average)64.938027.2325
intimate (not formal)64.623723.299
vague (not precise)64.510824.8281
deranged (not reasonable)64.423028.264
glad (not mad)64.320625.364
treasure (not trash)64.361128.759
work-first (not family-first)64.137326.0332
biased (not impartial)64.047927.5299
abstract (not concrete)64.019626.475
heathen (not devout)63.820823.7262
slovenly (not stylish)63.717322.6258
unambiguous (not mysterious)63.731628.2343
dorky (not cool)63.726629.766
lustful (not chaste)63.436025.4262
🐐 (not 🦒)63.435531.388
provincial (not cosmopolitan)63.123326.3225
warm (not cold)63.135925.7289
conspiracist (not sheeple)62.943426.2273
anarchist (not statist)62.923529.195
🐷 (not 🐮)62.715932.3117
simple (not complicated)62.613529.0309
barbaric (not civilized)62.518324.7301
avant-garde (not classical)62.521128.2112
noob (not pro)62.413132.167
kinky (not vanilla)62.331226.9299
unassuming (not pretentious)62.318829.056
poor (not rich)62.024016.8280
straight (not queer)62.069428.8175
skeptical (not spiritual)61.956026.2259
aloof (not obsessed)61.96328.2261
unambitious (not driven)61.94627.7294
soulful (not soulless)61.560427.194
physical (not intellectual)61.423026.2305
spicy (not mild)61.447126.6298
indiscreet (not tactful)61.415127.160
flamboyant (not modest)61.232125.2302
soft (not hard)61.229025.1107
shallow (not deep)61.220627.560
💪 (not 🧠)61.218327.973
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)61.231329.4104
outsider (not insider)61.133026.9282
🌟 (not 💩)61.158330.874
relaxed (not tense)61.012229.3281
heroic (not villainous)61.057923.0304
self-assured (not self-conscious)61.055129.2286
joyful (not miserable)61.022027.459
soft (not hard)60.929824.0300
imaginative (not practical)60.921628.2258
persistent (not quitter)60.986627.674
creative (not conventional)60.737729.1274
awkward (not suspicious)60.620728.4313
optimistic (not pessimistic)60.631729.2256
cunning (not honorable)60.229724.7278
emancipated (not enslaved)60.151528.9257
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)60.136227.7241
wavering (not resolute)60.111926.356
head@clouds (not down2earth)60.028631.3278
👟 (not 🥾)60.035030.457
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)59.939731.250
brave (not careful)59.847923.5267
generalist (not specialist)59.815028.978
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)59.820728.762
rugged (not refined)59.732323.5271
sensitive (not thick-skinned)59.729926.1292
puny (not mighty)59.517224.1294
luddite (not technophile)59.535024.4254
bossy (not meek)59.360225.7305
orange (not purple)59.228928.2247
decisive (not hesitant)59.260427.3297
basic (not hipster)59.250726.8259
charismatic (not uninspiring)59.266129.4296
not introspective (not introspective)59.015830.185
confident (not insecure)58.859129.6308
real (not philosophical)58.754628.7285
😏 (not 😬)58.639834.867
happy (not sad)58.524826.4283
arcane (not mainstream)58.241528.7249
vain (not demure)58.042426.1251
domestic (not industrial)57.631327.377
communal (not individualist)57.524430.385
👻 (not 🤖)57.537128.669
sweet (not bitter)57.438826.3290
🐀 (not 🐘)57.432730.8103
curious (not apathetic)57.263428.9261
assertive (not passive)57.065728.3326
literary (not mathematical)56.947124.6237
demonic (not angelic)56.532824.7313
worldly (not innocent)56.463126.8264
transient (not permanent)56.427028.0111
first-mate (not captain)56.244930.8331
dominant (not submissive)56.061127.7284
insulting (not complimentary)56.038628.5116
ferocious (not pacifist)55.854428.2264
beautiful (not ugly)55.870826.895
straightforward (not cryptic)55.665030.0293
scrub (not legit)55.517128.9106
slow (not fast)55.420228.7318
artistic (not scientific)55.338926.6272
fresh (not stinky)55.361126.6104
trusting (not suspicious)55.232731.0285
rude (not respectful)55.233225.7316
manicured (not scruffy)55.159526.3355
racist (not egalitarian)55.114525.064
🙃 (not 🥰)54.840934.078
authoritarian (not democratic)54.738630.3300
important (not irrelevant)54.776529.5119
🤺 (not 🏌)54.768530.543
outlaw (not sheriff)54.644430.3309
compersive (not jealous)54.340026.7232
vulnerable (not armoured)54.328925.9266
varied (not repetitive)54.223629.7145
nurturing (not poisonous)54.154724.5159
master (not apprentice)54.063028.5153
depressed (not bright)53.939224.6303
human (not animalistic)53.867831.0296
penny-pincher (not overspender)53.850830.2121
bookish (not sporty)53.657727.0305
creepy (not disarming)53.524527.3163
resigned (not resistant)53.413128.0257
literal (not metaphorical)52.764430.1255
extraordinary (not mundane)52.765829.7314
salacious (not wholesome)52.740229.357
📈 (not 📉)52.664632.461
empirical (not theoretical)52.559730.0238
autistic (not neurotypical)52.513428.0272
existentialist (not nihilist)52.460830.863
attractive (not repulsive)52.270225.2305
slothful (not active)52.114028.7277
competitive (not cooperative)52.061431.0242
🤫 (not 🤔)51.931334.659
helpless (not resourceful)51.814030.792
trusting (not charming)51.739928.0311
multicolored (not monochrome)51.743934.390
fortunate (not unlucky)51.644327.0274
altruistic (not selfish)51.551929.0265
street-smart (not sheltered)51.562629.1323
💝 (not 💔)51.547930.987
warm (not quarrelsome)51.341928.3285
decorative (not utilitarian)51.330229.292
urban (not rural)51.269630.498
conservative (not liberal)51.134731.566
🛌 (not 🧗)51.136329.091
impatient (not patient)51.061428.9154
old (not young)50.940021.2273
beta (not alpha)50.137629.3310
lavish (not frugal)50.843426.2231
roundabout (not direct)50.227631.1286
anxious (not calm)50.757728.1319
rough (not smooth)50.348126.6314
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')50.450827.4193
go-getter (not slugabed)50.684531.844

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Michael Kelso (0.803)
  2. Michael Scott (0.799)
  3. Peter Jason Quill (0.787)
  4. Homer Simpson (0.787)
  5. Cosmo Kramer (0.779)
  1. Count Alexei Karenin (-0.582)
  2. Jin-Soo Kwon (-0.567)
  3. Simon Tam (-0.556)
  4. Cedric Daniels (-0.544)
  5. Preston Burke (-0.543)

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: ISFJ (r = 0.67)
  2. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.66)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.58)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = 0.56)
  5. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.56)
  6. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.54)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = 0.47)
  8. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.46)
  9. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.45)
  10. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.4)
  11. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.38)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = 0.33)
  13. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.33)
  14. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.29)
  15. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.24)
  16. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = 0.17)
  17. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.16)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.14)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = 0.13)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = 0.11)
  21. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.08)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.02)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = -0.11)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = -0.14)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = -0.2)

Notes

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