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The Notebook

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of The Notebook.


The dataset has 3 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
84.6Allison Hamilton
78.4Noah Calhoun
41.1Lon Hammond, Jr.

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.


As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate The Notebook?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 10
2 It's bad 51
3 It's okay 703
4 It's good 2690
5 It's my favorite 745

This gives it an average score of 3.98 / 5. Making it 182nd 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
feminine (not masculine)0.1244158
social (not reclusive)0.1214032
blissful (not haunted)0.1142931
jock (not nerd)0.114013
fresh (not stinky)0.0894004
emotional (not logical)0.0864126
stylish (not slovenly)0.0764046
spiritual (not skeptical)0.0754095
charming (not awkward)0.0724156
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.074035
angelic (not demonic)0.0634004
lavish (not frugal)0.0623773
mainstream (not arcane)0.0613806
wild (not tame)0.0463085
disarming (not creepy)0.0433826
loyal (not traitorous)0.0434132
intimate (not formal)0.0423994
dunce (not genius)0.0424067
bossy (not meek)0.0394039
lenient (not strict)0.0384103
artistic (not scientific)0.0363172
alpha (not beta)0.0313928
genuine (not sarcastic)0.0293105
rebellious (not obedient)0.0254062
mature (not juvenile)0.0243009
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0223946
indulgent (not sober)0.023888
deep (not shallow)0.0184059
altruistic (not selfish)0.0164005
orderly (not chaotic)0.0154083
reasonable (not deranged)0.0144041
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0052983
conventional (not creative)0.0054150
feisty (not gracious)0.0023993
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.0013525
sheriff (not outlaw)0.03890


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