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The Princess Bride

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

Characters

The dataset has 5 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
92.4Westley
88.3Inigo Montoya
84.5Buttercup
49.7Vizzini
46.1Prince Humperdinck

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

Rating

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

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 6
2 It's bad 15
3 It's okay 393
4 It's good 4644
5 It's my favorite 2120

This gives it an average score of 4.23 / 5. Making it 24th 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
nurturing (not poisonous)0.1057039
nerd (not jock)0.1037135
loyal (not traitorous)0.0797082
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.0696656
intimate (not formal)0.0597000
creative (not conventional)0.0577146
altruistic (not selfish)0.0567044
arcane (not mainstream)0.0516917
deep (not shallow)0.0477099
genuine (not sarcastic)0.0467090
angelic (not demonic)0.0466929
emotional (not logical)0.0397091
reasonable (not deranged)0.0367140
gracious (not feisty)0.0347002
slovenly (not stylish)0.0347039
frugal (not lavish)0.0346941
genius (not dunce)0.0327062
artistic (not scientific)0.0327134
beta (not alpha)0.0316603
spiritual (not skeptical)0.0287064
reclusive (not social)0.0287088
low-tech (not high-tech)0.0277016
awkward (not charming)0.0277152
obedient (not rebellious)0.0247074
chaotic (not orderly)0.0217081
stinky (not fresh)0.0167007
tame (not wild)0.0167121
disarming (not creepy)0.0156876
meek (not bossy)0.0147135
lenient (not strict)0.0137122
haunted (not blissful)0.0136985
indulgent (not sober)0.0116984
outlaw (not sheriff)0.0096960
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0047074
juvenile (not mature)0.0037134
feminine (not masculine)0.0017114

Notes

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