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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.


The graph below shows what percent of people selected this universe as something they knew well enough to rate characters from by the age of the user (for users between 13 and 60 years of age).


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 23
2 It's bad 70
3 It's okay 954
4 It's good 3167
5 It's my favorite 841

This gives it an average score of 3.94 / 5. Making it 159th 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 important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of this quiz are more likely to be young and more likely to be women.

There are several different ways that average ratings can be broken down. Here are average scores by gender:

Gender Average rating
Male 3.74
Female 3.94

The responses to the personality quiz can also be cross referenced with the universe ratings to see how personality affects it. The table below show the correlation between a user's response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
feminine (not masculine)0.13025195
blissful (not haunted)0.11623917
social (not reclusive)0.10615029
jock (not nerd)0.10025068
emotional (not logical)0.09185141
angelic (not demonic)0.07925017
spiritual (not skeptical)0.07695119
fresh (not stinky)0.07155021
stylish (not slovenly)0.06275063
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.06165028
lavish (not frugal)0.05994991
charming (not awkward)0.05935169
loyal (not traitorous)0.05045152
intimate (not formal)0.05025064
mainstream (not arcane)0.0475032
disarming (not creepy)0.04555049
genuine (not sarcastic)0.03853974
mature (not juvenile)0.03823886
lenient (not strict)0.0345156
dunce (not genius)0.03255088
nurturing (not poisonous)0.03075020
wild (not tame)0.02863977
altruistic (not selfish)0.02335023
artistic (not scientific)0.02294088
indulgent (not sober)0.02225011
bossy (not meek)0.02115061
reasonable (not deranged)0.01885081
alpha (not beta)0.01865021
conventional (not creative)0.01815172
deep (not shallow)0.01785112
orderly (not chaotic)0.01715095
feisty (not gracious)0.00735022
sheriff (not outlaw)0.00535014
low-tech (not high-tech)0.00513959
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.00264999
rebellious (not obedient)0.00155055

How these items predict the ratings for this universe can be compared to how the same items predict the ratings of other universes. The universes with the most similar patterns on the predictors are:


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