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Alan Harper Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Alan Harper is a character from Two and Half Men.

This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. This website has recruited more than 3 million volunteers to rate characters on descriptive adjectives and other properties, which can be aggregated to create profiles that users can be matched to as part of a personality test. For more information about how the ratings were collected and how they are used, see the documentation.

Aggregated ratings for 500 descriptions

The table shows the average rating the character received for each descriptive item on a 1 to 100 scale and what that character's rank for the description is among all 2,000 characters in the database. It also shows the standard deviation of the ratings and how many different individuals submitted a rating for that description.

ItemAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
indoorsy (not outdoorsy)97.144.67
awkward (not comfortable)95.154.29
weakass (not badass)95.019.930
rejected (not popular)93.888.48
homebody (not world traveler)93.6108.58
dorky (not cool)93.268.4103
often crying (not never cries)93.158.935
conformist (not maverick)92.938.07
beta (not alpha)92.789.6160
emotional (not unemotional)92.43611.425
submissive (not dominant)91.91612.2131
zebra (not lion)91.3208.37
nerd (not jock)91.111316.6115
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)91.059.648
bookish (not sporty)90.911713.7119
stereotypical (not boundary breaking)90.61011.38
careful (not brave)90.2211.8138
anxious (not calm)90.22910.6134
routine (not innovative)88.93010.38
snoops (not minds-own-business)88.615112.48
hypochondriac (not stoic)88.4714.139
obedient (not rebellious)88.31816.2117
anti-prank (not prankster)88.210919.610
hygienic (not gross)88.233616.139
basic (not hipster)87.72014.9137
soft (not hard)87.74516.6130
🎨 (not 🏀)87.41549.823
😬 (not 😏)87.4813.997
cheesy (not chic)87.13011.028
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)86.98715.933
insecure (not confident)86.82114.4152
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)86.83515.6138
preppy (not punk rock)86.210611.537
first-mate (not captain)86.16916.7129
awkward (not charming)86.03117.3116
sensitive (not thick-skinned)86.03716.7131
tense (not relaxed)85.821315.6122
mild (not spicy)85.81518.7146
unambiguous (not mysterious)85.81516.4129
tame (not wild)85.71916.5151
water (not fire)85.72118.258
morning lark (not night owl)85.62415.0135
awkward (not suspicious)85.43319.0140
scheduled (not spontaneous)85.317021.8120
quivering (not unstirring)85.2189.56
cliché (not original)85.01910.25
cringeworthy (not inspiring)84.85317.8147
metrosexual (not macho)84.83719.035
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)84.77216.394
vintage (not trendy)84.414714.131
desperate (not high standards)84.33926.249
passive (not assertive)84.21718.7135
cringing away (not welcoming experience)84.15521.87
flower child (not goth)84.119217.036
🧠 (not 💪)84.030617.1110
sheltered (not street-smart)83.84719.6106
hesitant (not decisive)83.72118.0133
codependent (not independent)83.75022.7118
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)83.73516.333
puny (not mighty)83.51916.6130
conventional (not creative)83.36319.9124
generic (not insightful)83.12210.78
repressed (not forward)83.03115.59
intellectual (not physical)82.930219.5120
vulnerable (not armoured)82.93021.5150
self-conscious (not self-assured)82.53721.0114
overprepared (not efficient)82.4724.734
big-vocabulary (not small-vocabulary)82.344812.09
resists change (not likes change)82.32228.06
🐿 (not 🦇)82.013425.989
twitchy (not still)82.015917.343
blue (not red)81.911223.99
traditional (not unorthodox)81.79024.5146
flawed (not perfect)81.728818.127
offended (not chill)81.617318.940
penny-pincher (not overspender)81.53723.3137
low self esteem (not narcissistic)81.35526.648
neat (not messy)81.230326.1160
soft (not hard)81.113522.8117
unlucky (not fortunate)81.07720.7128
pacifist (not ferocious)81.07821.5132
stuttering (not rhythmic)81.02820.942
sheepish (not smug)81.03921.97
traumatized (not flourishing)80.823120.942
social chameleon (not strong identity)80.71011.08
repetitive (not varied)80.64418.8150
straight edge (not junkie)80.648027.655
manicured (not scruffy)80.450422.8124
noob (not pro)80.42523.5109
nonpartisan (not activist)80.33519.16
🐀 (not 🐘)80.17024.1161
civilized (not barbaric)80.043019.3120
tailor (not blacksmith)79.915320.340
thinker (not doer)79.85225.138
dramatic (not no-nonsense)79.724323.2135
disturbing (not enchanting)79.714711.96
overthinker (not underthinker)79.542326.910
sheriff (not outlaw)79.324223.6122
average (not deviant)79.22724.3132
everyman (not chosen one)79.16327.328
gatherer (not hunter)79.115822.535
French (not Russian)79.010020.443
deliberate (not spontaneous)78.937324.0129
follower (not leader)78.917827.27
consumer (not creator)78.810821.65
lost (not enlightened)78.613217.745
lover (not fighter)78.619025.535
white knight (not bad boy)78.632623.832
🧐 (not 😎)78.512122.184
weird (not normal)78.232820.7140
jealous (not opinionated)78.03027.728
cursed (not blessed)78.033620.16
kind (not cruel)77.965322.4127
OCD (not ADHD)77.825726.438
touchy-feely (not distant)77.715227.840
statist (not anarchist)77.69823.5144
human (not animalistic)77.555323.7144
envious (not prideful)77.11124.250
miserable (not joyful)76.929321.786
timid (not cocky)76.87920.832
cautious (not impulsive)76.723826.5128
domestic (not industrial)76.69225.4134
tight (not loose)76.640926.343
mundane (not extraordinary)76.56226.3124
earthly (not divine)76.428722.247
pronatalist (not child free)76.49220.9114
classical (not avant-garde)76.316724.8102
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)76.325826.599
unstable (not stable)76.241827.627
hard-work (not natural-talent)76.125523.838
annoying (not unannoying)76.026215.86
manic (not mild)76.048324.17
family-first (not work-first)75.936121.0145
friendly (not unfriendly)75.964919.98
poor (not rich)75.821224.2114
enslaved (not emancipated)75.54225.7130
reader (not writer)75.410025.98
princess (not queen)75.49736.537
pensive (not serene)75.228819.130
politically correct (not edgy)75.216426.4126
apprentice (not master)75.215724.2136
💔 (not 💝)75.121730.8143
introvert (not extrovert)75.121323.1129
English (not German)75.067925.230
flimsy (not sturdy)75.08126.935
roundabout (not direct)74.94424.5121
thin (not thick)74.926723.2129
methodical (not astonishing)74.830125.6117
analytical (not intuitive)74.830528.714
short (not tall)74.723020.7167
triggered (not trolling)74.721426.752
gentle (not harsh)74.736224.99
slovenly (not stylish)74.615025.5113
claustrophobic (not spelunker)74.56727.334
dramatic (not comedic)74.556526.140
unfulfilled (not fulfilled)74.444927.29
frugal (not lavish)74.424326.0122
delicate (not coarse)74.417927.911
love shy (not cassanova)74.325423.310
scientific (not artistic)74.342023.6121
non-gamer (not gamer)74.242035.533
orderly (not chaotic)74.143827.9115
scholarly (not crafty)74.117825.9134
thrifty (not extravagant)74.119723.538
blind (not all-seeing)74.116920.27
vanilla (not kinky)73.925929.5143
valedictorian (not drop out)73.771629.697
good-manners (not bad-manners)73.766321.38
meek (not bossy)73.615529.0126
🤡 (not 👽)73.414429.087
vegan (not cannibal)73.433228.646
corporate (not freelance)73.226922.542
skeptical (not spiritual)73.067925.5115
🥴 (not 🥳)73.023324.5109
apologetic (not proud)73.07826.956
rigid (not flexible)72.937425.7110
serious (not bold)72.919424.4142
works hard (not plays hard)72.868927.1160
mad-scientist (not lumberjack)72.850513.06
sensible (not ludicrous)72.746726.7123
practical (not imaginative)72.753729.9142
goofy (not unfrivolous)72.735826.97
old (not young)72.635018.1140
respectful (not rude)72.558026.2156
moody (not stable)72.565126.2132
hurried (not leisurely)72.524925.4110
romantic (not dispassionate)72.564725.453
historical (not modern)72.431923.4135
jealous (not compersive)72.433922.7121
employee (not entrepreneur)72.225428.453
stingy (not generous)72.228531.638
😭 (not 😀)72.022224.7101
trusting (not charming)71.812823.7107
clumsy (not coordinated)71.825328.5117
monochrome (not multicolored)71.730129.5100
😇 (not 😈)71.747326.3110
reclusive (not social)71.633923.5149
shy (not bold)71.58122.9139
old-fashioned (not progressive)71.436429.58
egalitarian (not racist)71.2124520.776
🤖 (not 👻)71.222728.499
diligent (not lazy)71.0139128.1143
opinionated (not neutral)71.0119625.941
🛌 (not 🧗)70.919930.7153
loyal (not traitorous)70.9117826.9128
tiresome (not interesting)70.89124.1140
yes-man (not contrarian)70.811730.434
precise (not vague)70.862729.9116
ugly (not beautiful)70.710623.5123
subdued (not exuberant)70.415828.130
proper (not scandalous)70.345631.7117
long-winded (not concise)70.319430.231
repulsive (not attractive)70.218122.1118
on-time (not tardy)70.283331.136
uncreative (not open to new experinces)70.115125.6138
chatty (not reserved)70.055130.2117
sincere (not irreverent)70.079521.87
believable (not poorly-written)69.8116726.041
fast-talking (not slow-talking)69.758727.352
linear (not circular)69.716230.748
well behaved (not mischievous)69.537129.0135
off target (not accurate)69.518633.96
expressive (not stoic)69.462429.3123
involved (not remote)69.474926.7134
self-destructive (not self-improving)69.347932.242
feeler (not thinker)69.359928.39
transparent (not machiavellian)69.230030.028
formal (not intimate)69.144028.3154
buffoon (not charmer)69.120526.126
👟 (not 🥾)69.039635.0119
feminine (not masculine)68.956619.5127
oxymoron (not tautology)68.911825.025
uptight (not easy)68.875630.06
militaristic (not hippie)68.777724.16
sassy (not chill)68.786733.86
lawyerly (not engineerial)68.751327.110
refined (not rugged)68.661930.0117
obsessed (not aloof)68.660030.4118
punchable (not loveable)68.633326.643
spartan (not glamorous)68.658037.98
reasoned (not instinctual)68.528527.8129
permanent (not transient)68.538329.3109
capitalist (not communist)68.358527.721
ironic (not profound)68.128225.249
focused (not absentminded)68.1111227.335
gullible (not cynical)68.027034.230
pointless (not meaningful)68.012126.27
helpless (not resourceful)67.99029.6152
off-key (not musical)67.939026.036
slow (not fast)67.813126.2131
warm (not cold)67.865623.9118
sad (not happy)67.468326.6118
patriotic (not unpatriotic)67.375526.1109
devout (not heathen)67.147225.2106
🏌 (not 🤺)67.111132.8101
depressed (not bright)67.039825.6146
washed (not muddy)67.076427.228
angelic (not demonic)66.968923.7126
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)66.948229.894
serious (not playful)66.785126.3147
shy (not playful)66.718026.7128
🥶 (not 🥵)66.729129.447
paranoid (not naive)66.762836.547
foolish (not wise)66.439027.7143
innocent (not worldly)66.424026.2153
whippersnapper (not sage)66.436328.533
fussy (not sloppy)66.3103528.86
can't-fix-anything (not handy)66.330532.37
wholesome (not salacious)66.172430.080
dunce (not genius)66.022524.8153
bear (not wolf)65.934223.142
theoretical (not empirical)65.89330.0119
picky (not always down)65.859033.342
soulful (not soulless)65.7121427.0128
🎃 (not 💀)65.642834.330
uninspiring (not charismatic)65.611429.9147
geriatric (not vibrant)65.520128.738
chronically single (not serial dater)65.387936.86
kangaroo (not dolphin)65.338330.66
self-disciplined (not disorganized)65.2113732.6120
not genocidal (not genocidal)65.2114832.026
sheeple (not conspiracist)65.111130.5119
pointed (not random)65.1112332.149
emotional (not logical)65.067232.0158
open-book (not secretive)65.032930.755
empath (not psychopath)65.092132.631
cat person (not dog person)65.054339.531
sugarcoated (not frank)65.012030.643
moderate (not extreme)64.931932.5150
🤐 (not 😜)64.861030.482
giggling (not chortling)64.827531.250
gossiping (not confidential)64.740530.5122
complimentary (not insulting)64.769128.0122
wavering (not resolute)64.712931.380
devoted (not unfaithful)64.7146531.233
🐐 (not 🦒)64.665233.2148
low-tech (not high-tech)64.659528.4117
studious (not goof-off)64.3108530.4108
supportive (not catty)64.289825.95
close-minded (not open-minded)64.040127.6147
centrist (not radical)64.027535.542
biased (not impartial)63.993931.0122
creepy (not disarming)63.927928.4124
concrete (not abstract)63.868531.4111
cultured (not rustic)63.781726.127
reactive (not proactive)63.647835.730
negative (not positive)63.656818.67
prudish (not flirtatious)63.546627.728
resentful (not euphoric)63.486028.57
Pepsi (not Coke)63.318437.533
bashful (not exhibitionist)63.127133.752
reliable (not experimental)63.074533.150
seemly (not inappropriate)63.091629.850
orange (not purple)62.946632.0129
pessimistic (not optimistic)62.663833.0114
innocent (not jaded)62.534433.130
literal (not metaphorical)62.480429.6132
frenzied (not sleepy)62.3135926.441
deep (not epic)62.241624.529
haunted (not blissful)62.2108330.836
💩 (not 🌟)62.029230.3106
forgiving (not vengeful)61.974430.7112
hypocritical (not equitable)61.955728.5149
questioning (not believing)61.896634.935
political (not nonpolitical)61.775729.5115
gendered (not androgynous)61.7162331.2106
builder (not explorer)61.658827.5103
slugabed (not go-getter)61.610632.386
resigned (not resistant)61.58532.2137
urban (not rural)61.5114033.0146
existentialist (not nihilist)61.481730.4105
communal (not individualist)61.336431.8115
one-faced (not two-faced)61.3110433.446
realistic (not fantastical)61.287528.736
conservative (not liberal)61.142632.793
pretentious (not unassuming)61.181734.2100
sober (not indulgent)61.059230.1145
high IQ (not low IQ)61.0153227.3142
realistic (not ambitious)61.043829.240
moderate (not gluttonous)61.096429.48
📉 (not 📈)60.922731.8124
heroic (not villainous)60.8130425.2113
regular (not zany)60.846432.3103
factual (not poetic)60.881932.150
underachiever (not overachiever)60.822036.251
feminist (not sexist)60.6119230.8122
side character (not main character)60.679632.421
prying (not unmeddlesome)60.5126734.328
mainstream (not arcane)60.442532.1113
intense (not lighthearted)60.4116632.846
bubbly (not flat)60.367828.36
🙃 (not 🥰)60.163434.8150
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)60.152834.091
dry (not moist)60.162932.842
cheery (not grumpy)60.164440.29
cooperative (not competitive)60.052731.9136
demanding (not unchallenging)60.0140934.734
nurturing (not poisonous)59.8102827.9113
sorrowful (not cheery)59.798327.3142
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)59.7119433.2126
woke (not problematic)59.769230.97
outsider (not insider)59.674836.4135
mechanical (not natural)59.562636.66
humble (not arrogant)59.367728.5132
introspective (not not introspective)59.3111232.3132
folksy (not presidential)59.366332.144
fearmongering (not reassuring)59.258931.725
🤔 (not 🤫)59.186832.6105
workaholic (not slacker)59.0145832.8142
things-person (not people-person)59.069735.27
rock (not rap)58.9162630.230
smooth (not rough)58.874331.8127
judgemental (not accepting)58.882729.7116
evolutionist (not creationist)58.887531.16
honorable (not cunning)58.7100128.4155
earth (not air)58.7106033.629
wired (not tired)58.7101637.77
incompetent (not competent)58.526231.4131
shallow (not deep)58.543831.5128
nice (not naughty)58.484033.88
trusting (not suspicious)58.367133.5127
exaggerating (not factual)58.381029.026
consistent (not variable)58.299735.841
guarded (not open)58.0139031.5130
subjective (not objective)57.964433.6140
privileged (not oppressed)57.8118333.957
democratic (not authoritarian)57.793530.4104
crazy (not sane)57.783927.986
perceptive (not unobservant)57.7160433.437
bored (not interested)57.724933.336
entitled (not grateful)57.783824.934
strict (not lenient)57.693330.8141
fantasy-prone (not grounded)57.682436.87
impatient (not patient)57.5108929.1120
demure (not vain)57.476728.7115
social climber (not nonconformist)57.463933.59
real (not fake)57.3145127.17
eloquent (not unpolished)57.2111830.6128
rational (not whimsical)57.0104633.3145
gracious (not feisty)56.941528.3135
libertarian (not socialist)56.879529.7110
provincial (not cosmopolitan)56.868632.0118
summer (not winter)56.887835.434
dystopian (not utopian)56.881839.56
unambitious (not driven)56.511629.5111
mature (not juvenile)56.5102832.3138
chaste (not lustful)56.467528.6127
🤠 (not 🤑)56.4114333.0113
🐩 (not 🐒)56.492135.975
oblivious (not alert)56.351533.1102
neurotypical (not autistic)56.1149630.3100
luddite (not technophile)56.181929.3113
fresh (not stinky)56.0132232.9160
pure (not debased)55.997627.7115
fearful (not hopeful)55.957730.47
monotone (not expressive)55.758636.930
sweet (not savory)55.771923.06
lewd (not tasteful)55.652930.2117
straightforward (not cryptic)55.5138730.2118
backdoor (not official)55.499035.2118
interrupting (not attentive)55.481928.647
🐷 (not 🐮)55.349534.4122
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')55.248432.287
reasonable (not deranged)55.2109332.893
focused on the future (not focused on the present)55.071630.9118
western (not eastern)55.0144634.6113
scrub (not legit)55.033330.4115
accommodating (not stubborn)54.939437.837
unfixable (not fixable)54.860030.642
perverted (not clean)54.860833.744
minimalist (not pack rat)54.797133.792
pop (not indie)54.753432.229
important (not irrelevant)54.6171032.2184
freak (not normie)54.6102835.042
receiving (not giving)54.667937.742
green thumb (not plant-neglecter)54.680532.926
modest (not flamboyant)54.4104231.3130
quiet (not loud)54.488229.6113
withdrawn (not outgoing)54.478124.28
hoarder (not unprepared)54.3120233.2116
hugs (not handshakes)54.373135.37
experience-oriented (not goal-oriented)54.073741.96
noble (not jovial)54.0125232.432
mad (not glad)53.9108928.9107
insomniac (not slumbering)53.9148933.725
good-humored (not angry)53.8108727.0136
🐴 (not 🦄)53.7110636.5102
wooden (not plastic)53.7147735.434
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)53.6102332.498
selfish (not altruistic)53.582530.8147
slothful (not active)53.525329.6147
🧕 (not 💃)53.559732.1138
asexual (not sexual)53.556129.831
sweet (not bitter)53.499729.4117
treasure (not trash)53.4165329.6116
knowledgeable (not ignorant)53.4148631.448
healthy (not sickly)53.3149528.2126
genuine (not sarcastic)53.3102530.4125
money-focused (not love-focused)53.361942.235
parental (not childlike)53.3107334.410
philosophical (not real)53.250729.7106
indiscreet (not tactful)53.259832.4100
utilitarian (not decorative)52.9129630.8115
lowbrow (not highbrow)52.860630.093
predictable (not quirky)52.887337.436
protagonist (not antagonist)52.7151934.626
private (not gregarious)52.6129930.7128
generalist (not specialist)52.559132.0115
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)52.591732.7122
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)52.4105133.1121
queer (not straight)52.444129.1144
businesslike (not chivalrous)52.499431.935
mellow (not energetic)52.487530.17
curious (not apathetic)52.3155830.7144
Hates PDA (not Constant PDA)52.3116230.750
down2earth (not head@clouds)52.2108534.1115
quitter (not persistent)52.28833.697
spirited (not lifeless)52.2166328.451
mathematical (not literary)52.072332.1109
atheist (not theist)51.8125532.2101
prestigious (not disreputable)51.6133731.1109
unenthusiastic about food (not foodie)51.582735.36
🤣 (not 😊)51.474532.7103
gloomy (not sunny)51.4116233.127
ranged (not melee)51.4126635.136
humorless (not funny)51.381827.7125
bad-cook (not good-cook)51.3105933.839
reluctant (not eager)51.362634.96
photographer (not physicist)51.3113325.16
analysis (not common sense)51.2120733.324
Roman (not Greek)51.1111735.538
simple (not complicated)51.056333.4108
clinical (not heartfelt)51.079332.427
Swedish (not Italian)50.997429.240
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)50.1106636.557
warm (not quarrelsome)50.896729.8149
realist (not idealist)50.2111834.2145
🧢 (not 🎩)50.4100535.0117
unmotivated (not motivated)50.419738.229
monastic (not hedonist)50.589632.377

The lowest rating for any description in the table is 50.0 despite a 1 to 100 scale being used. This is because descriptions that had values lower than the midpoint were reversed. For example, a score of 1/100 for "hot (not cold)" is equivalent to a score of 100/100 for "cold (not hot)". This was done so that all the traits that are most distinctive for a character are at the top of the table.

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Cyril Figgis (0.845)
  2. Stu (0.842)
  3. Milhouse Van Houten (0.821)
  4. Eric Forman (0.779)
  5. Ross Geller (0.756)
  6. George Michael Bluth (0.746)
  7. Columbus (0.742)
  8. Waylon Smithers (0.739)
  9. Gary Walsh (0.738)
  10. Ted Mosby (0.724)
  1. Tyler Durden (-0.618)
  2. Patrick Verona (-0.607)
  3. Lily (-0.6)
  4. Phil (-0.571)
  5. Rhett Butler (-0.564)
  6. Han Solo (-0.554)
  7. Samantha Jones (-0.548)
  8. Rusty Ryan (-0.546)
  9. Ramona Vega (-0.543)
  10. Jennifer Check (-0.535)

Personality types

Users who took the quiz were asked to self-identify their Myers-Briggs and Enneagram types. We can look at the average match scores of these different groups of users with Alan Harper to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Alan Harper is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users


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