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Thomas 'Herc' Hauk Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Thomas 'Herc' Hauk is a character from The Wire.

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 400 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
gendered (not androgynous)94.998.245
🧢 (not 🎩)94.3510.022
jock (not nerd)93.01310.1109
unpolished (not eloquent)92.269.4121
physical (not intellectual)92.1810.6105
impatient (not patient)91.9319.734
masculine (not feminine)91.810211.5133
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)91.8188.812
💪 (not 🧠)91.7109.623
rustic (not cultured)91.235.66
doer (not thinker)91.0119.723
rugged (not refined)90.72511.3126
cocky (not timid)90.710910.019
sporty (not bookish)90.53311.5121
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)90.12215.2105
lowbrow (not highbrow)90.0213.899
everyman (not chosen one)89.5311.913
ignorant (not knowledgeable)89.21410.915
straightforward (not cryptic)88.61117.1110
whippersnapper (not sage)88.0610.915
🏀 (not 🎨)88.05710.523
folksy (not presidential)87.61418.724
loud (not quiet)87.414917.8124
first-mate (not captain)87.44211.6109
cannibal (not vegan)87.25213.813
lewd (not tasteful)86.92411.1127
unambiguous (not mysterious)86.51111.9103
blacksmith (not tailor)86.42212.314
chatty (not reserved)86.117913.5113
macho (not metrosexual)86.13424.216
melee (not ranged)86.1714.518
basic (not hipster)85.93516.1107
impulsive (not cautious)85.913916.7139
ferocious (not pacifist)85.815313.4125
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)85.65516.820
instinctual (not reasoned)85.56614.793
scruffy (not manicured)85.59018.6108
biased (not impartial)85.18012.2119
lost (not enlightened)85.11916.516
provincial (not cosmopolitan)85.01420.494
rough (not smooth)84.94914.5105
playful (not shy)84.529014.293
bold (not shy)84.457615.3135
edgy (not politically correct)84.410616.5112
transparent (not machiavellian)84.31214.514
not introspective (not introspective)84.2919.123
bad-cook (not good-cook)83.94612.68
goof-off (not studious)83.611419.318
mischievous (not well behaved)83.530913.9121
interrupting (not attentive)83.510614.612
backdoor (not official)83.49414.4101
indiscreet (not tactful)83.31717.513
twitchy (not still)83.013521.59
low-tech (not high-tech)82.97016.9112
libertarian (not socialist)82.91813.7103
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)82.74825.097
arrogant (not humble)82.628519.6131
sexist (not feminist)82.610220.522
opinionated (not neutral)82.451824.27
messy (not neat)82.311712.562
real (not philosophical)82.36314.280
feisty (not gracious)82.223816.1114
foolish (not wise)82.08517.1122
thick (not thin)82.08618.482
crafty (not scholarly)82.013512.7104
juvenile (not mature)81.813217.336
spontaneous (not scheduled)81.821416.6103
emotional (not logical)81.417515.0107
extrovert (not introvert)81.425018.4121
slovenly (not stylish)81.25918.0110
disorganized (not self-disciplined)81.010117.4123
😜 (not 🤐)81.019421.218
fearmongering (not reassuring)80.614217.98
dunce (not genius)80.44919.1149
barbaric (not civilized)80.47314.4113
luddite (not technophile)80.23518.688
straight (not queer)80.243923.030
gregarious (not private)80.110716.7117
ludicrous (not sensible)80.111515.7119
simple (not complicated)80.12420.5107
unassuming (not pretentious)80.13918.812
off-key (not musical)79.96710.717
shallow (not deep)79.77622.729
believable (not poorly-written)79.638918.214
frank (not sugarcoated)79.539127.715
subjective (not objective)79.31514.444
literal (not metaphorical)79.18222.9114
tardy (not on-time)79.111923.315
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)79.131919.79
self-destructive (not self-improving)78.920019.021
stubborn (not accommodating)78.952723.817
night owl (not morning lark)78.731416.070
reactive (not proactive)78.44915.18
scandalous (not proper)78.329417.383
chaotic (not orderly)78.229517.5135
authoritarian (not democratic)77.922719.8107
funny (not humorless)77.434021.4107
🤡 (not 👽)77.37920.023
exuberant (not subdued)77.128024.520
lustful (not chaste)77.027620.4103
🐷 (not 🐮)76.97728.330
cheesy (not chic)76.919218.412
clumsy (not coordinated)76.815017.9116
drop out (not valedictorian)76.816719.919
focused on the present (not focused on the future)76.77222.7128
wild (not tame)76.748019.199
noob (not pro)76.74319.322
competitive (not cooperative)76.651320.6124
direct (not roundabout)76.645125.6113
perverted (not clean)76.417813.413
narcissistic (not low self esteem)76.437024.622
vain (not demure)76.327219.7105
monochrome (not multicolored)76.218724.533
assertive (not passive)76.260722.6113
entitled (not grateful)76.134711.214
low IQ (not high IQ)76.15018.2114
punchable (not loveable)76.120024.423
chortling (not giggling)75.920119.115
gossiping (not confidential)75.919923.1109
bold (not serious)75.829819.4110
ADHD (not OCD)75.418814.713
spelunker (not claustrophobic)75.316026.215
fighter (not lover)75.325113.913
crazy (not sane)75.23039.88
ironic (not profound)75.18316.920
extreme (not moderate)75.155519.6114
flirtatious (not prudish)75.138326.815
conservative (not liberal)75.015128.020
street-smart (not sheltered)74.952822.580
exhibitionist (not bashful)74.930721.020
moody (not stable)74.851621.1118
indulgent (not sober)74.833921.3111
disreputable (not prestigious)74.814917.467
earth (not air)74.725525.816
spontaneous (not deliberate)74.622625.5109
Russian (not French)74.69421.317
orange (not purple)74.512822.987
quarrelsome (not warm)74.541123.4116
close-minded (not open-minded)74.519121.4106
desperate (not high standards)74.415122.316
rude (not respectful)74.424722.5110
utilitarian (not decorative)74.332220.420
🐴 (not 🦄)74.232229.127
💃 (not 🧕)74.251820.828
insulting (not complimentary)73.930220.733
dog person (not cat person)73.926635.09
hard (not soft)73.743621.997
😈 (not 😇)73.635414.918
urban (not rural)73.455027.824
stinky (not fresh)73.314826.129
slacker (not workaholic)73.314319.844
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)73.239125.227
privileged (not oppressed)73.263323.615
epic (not deep)73.214216.312
muddy (not washed)73.116819.818
vengeful (not forgiving)73.144520.6108
cringeworthy (not inspiring)72.922321.030
common sense (not analysis)72.85427.110
poor (not rich)72.726216.499
money-focused (not love-focused)72.725025.715
expressive (not stoic)72.447825.1108
playful (not serious)72.331321.5108
judgemental (not accepting)72.341524.765
receiving (not giving)72.329719.613
social (not reclusive)72.242720.829
hypocritical (not equitable)72.029522.145
underachiever (not overachiever)71.98826.112
brave (not careful)71.955818.7119
stingy (not generous)71.927516.47
fire (not water)71.858727.69
fast-talking (not slow-talking)71.548726.622
exaggerating (not factual)71.544225.311
jaded (not innocent)71.568030.512
overspender (not penny-pincher)71.428425.728
stuttering (not rhythmic)71.410422.019
oblivious (not alert)71.318524.715
badass (not weakass)71.193428.011
classical (not avant-garde)71.034321.729
trash (not treasure)71.013019.234
punk rock (not preppy)71.038425.823
debased (not pure)70.938424.9106
comedic (not dramatic)70.916124.014
💩 (not 🌟)70.817725.718
unprepared (not hoarder)70.611823.194
hard (not soft)70.652019.134
rebellious (not obedient)70.572723.088
vague (not precise)70.59923.272
hard-work (not natural-talent)70.546227.819
uncreative (not open to new experinces)70.214327.6121
selfish (not altruistic)70.241524.6123
repetitive (not varied)70.227925.841
apprentice (not master)70.124620.539
animalistic (not human)70.112519.2112
whimsical (not rational)70.033723.3122
unobservant (not perceptive)70.08426.921
gullible (not cynical)70.022426.521
nonpolitical (not political)69.818826.3106
self-assured (not self-conscious)69.866225.882
open-book (not secretive)69.820631.720
young (not old)69.780216.1108
mad (not glad)69.552022.223
side character (not main character)69.449130.111
skeptical (not spiritual)69.281123.295
incompetent (not competent)69.211920.7106
patriotic (not unpatriotic)69.263328.522
🥾 (not 👟)69.238430.523
ugly (not beautiful)69.111820.847
racist (not egalitarian)68.613024.720
anxious (not calm)68.458023.1106
work-first (not family-first)68.453024.382
hunter (not gatherer)68.462529.420
armoured (not vulnerable)68.268325.696
bossy (not meek)68.191822.9102
mundane (not extraordinary)68.114422.287
never cries (not often crying)68.163119.57
spicy (not mild)68.071926.1100
🥴 (not 🥳)68.038729.021
dominant (not submissive)67.889326.9101
child free (not pronatalist)67.861528.366
generalist (not specialist)67.77022.831
linear (not circular)67.621131.418
involved (not remote)67.682926.099
factual (not poetic)67.553225.123
empirical (not theoretical)67.424630.0114
concrete (not abstract)67.349633.820
astonishing (not methodical)66.927324.090
🙃 (not 🥰)66.939518.714
industrial (not domestic)66.835821.826
😎 (not 🧐)66.758828.320
bad boy (not white knight)66.744319.912
lazy (not diligent)66.69225.197
expressive (not monotone)66.475125.312
hedonist (not monastic)66.439725.011
codependent (not independent)66.131628.893
intimate (not formal)66.148322.726
repulsive (not attractive)65.922220.2140
🐐 (not 🦒)65.954331.327
traumatized (not flourishing)65.779818.110
emotional (not unemotional)65.798023.312
mighty (not puny)65.696027.595
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)65.635533.814
apathetic (not curious)65.512125.9115
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)65.377126.681
sarcastic (not genuine)65.153127.8101
persistent (not quitter)65.1167729.422
slow (not fast)65.117327.7113
🐒 (not 🐩)65.142634.919
flamboyant (not modest)65.056327.2119
healthy (not sickly)65.0102624.193
resistant (not resigned)65.099228.0107
frenzied (not sleepy)64.9114524.519
cheery (not sorrowful)64.742522.6120
tiresome (not interesting)64.615226.6108
not genocidal (not genocidal)64.6110628.511
prideful (not envious)64.5105235.08
predictable (not quirky)64.538130.710
decisive (not hesitant)64.498628.692
heathen (not devout)64.340826.4100
nihilist (not existentialist)64.116125.730
🤣 (not 😊)64.038227.122
sexual (not asexual)64.095024.414
efficient (not overprepared)63.885721.022
loose (not tight)63.834328.321
conventional (not creative)63.747327.4116
poisonous (not nurturing)63.647722.836
neurotypical (not autistic)63.3111128.782
scrub (not legit)63.318326.916
plays hard (not works hard)63.237326.0130
deranged (not reasonable)63.149127.116
Italian (not Swedish)63.055534.422
freelance (not corporate)63.084032.819
demonic (not angelic)62.650819.795
jealous (not compersive)62.658225.586
😬 (not 😏)62.638233.816
leisurely (not hurried)62.437328.6103
unfixable (not fixable)62.437624.525
dramatic (not no-nonsense)62.369529.641
🐿 (not 🦇)62.377327.733
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)62.242528.813
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)62.247927.320
mainstream (not arcane)62.035130.6121
suspicious (not trusting)61.678326.4129
deviant (not average)61.688129.654
🥵 (not 🥶)61.667127.319
go-getter (not slugabed)61.4147726.612
pack rat (not minimalist)61.444430.214
pop (not indie)61.331229.210
practical (not imaginative)61.294032.0114
motivated (not unmotivated)60.7164429.515
artistic (not scientific)60.468420.6114
demanding (not unchallenging)60.1132532.712
princess (not queen)60.147023.111
🤠 (not 🤑)60.096231.321
naive (not paranoid)59.838330.417
confident (not insecure)59.6113729.8122
alpha (not beta)59.4104030.092
👻 (not 🤖)59.471031.519
sunny (not gloomy)59.165227.221
one-faced (not two-faced)59.0110531.419
offended (not chill)58.985635.117
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)58.7116332.520
pessimistic (not optimistic)58.572929.299
regular (not zany)58.255529.214
rap (not rock)58.215036.213
🎃 (not 💀)58.165732.915
angry (not good-humored)57.965828.4103
vibrant (not geriatric)57.8119030.530
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)57.768323.119
Pepsi (not Coke)57.641541.111
English (not German)57.5160334.113
dry (not moist)57.569734.911
vintage (not trendy)57.5124421.810
outlaw (not sheriff)57.284427.997
happy (not sad)57.153224.699
bitter (not sweet)57.180126.593
thick-skinned (not sensitive)57.184229.6124
realistic (not fantastical)57.196732.920
distant (not touchy-feely)57.191028.514
interested (not bored)57.0132831.911
centrist (not radical)57.055134.115
vanilla (not kinky)56.778729.3113
depressed (not bright)56.673724.597
😀 (not 😭)56.673824.621
🐘 (not 🐀)56.673435.244
loyal (not traitorous)56.5147728.7116
warm (not cold)56.295026.7110
individualist (not communal)56.2103528.529
gamer (not non-gamer)56.255036.212
pensive (not serene)56.2144429.413
experimental (not reliable)56.172631.520
stoic (not hypochondriac)56.1101130.08
summer (not winter)56.184831.012
concise (not long-winded)56.079033.116
enslaved (not emancipated)55.934627.7102
wavering (not resolute)55.931631.315
lenient (not strict)55.874630.1122
suspicious (not awkward)55.8113829.098
flimsy (not sturdy)55.843531.713
aloof (not obsessed)55.728827.7100
open (not guarded)55.736229.9108
awkward (not charming)55.658225.1104
tense (not relaxed)55.6146030.8129
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)55.660733.717
devoted (not unfaithful)55.6159030.711
unambitious (not driven)55.512025.687
🤔 (not 🤫)55.5103535.524
cruel (not kind)55.444621.0120
soulless (not soulful)55.439527.239
lavish (not frugal)55.373125.693
cunning (not honorable)55.267424.6125
creepy (not disarming)55.241727.950
trolling (not triggered)55.242936.220
jealous (not opinionated)55.228329.920
builder (not explorer)55.077727.596
unorthodox (not traditional)55.0100832.037
haunted (not blissful)55.0125827.917
pointed (not random)54.9140331.613
insider (not outsider)54.869529.080
irrelevant (not important)54.521627.628
📉 (not 📈)54.538125.313
variable (not consistent)54.558233.420
🏌 (not 🤺)54.434038.021
Roman (not Greek)54.480130.616
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')54.344329.862
villainous (not heroic)53.845822.9112
businesslike (not chivalrous)53.890430.312
innocent (not worldly)53.651028.696
conspiracist (not sheeple)53.4130829.364
thrifty (not extravagant)53.494733.215
western (not eastern)53.2146338.218
plastic (not wooden)53.238333.49
uninspiring (not charismatic)53.130426.9141
historical (not modern)53.178928.961
theist (not atheist)53.166529.623
helpless (not resourceful)53.126030.623
💔 (not 💝)53.083228.927
down2earth (not head@clouds)52.8101131.0124
salacious (not wholesome)52.877622.611
anarchist (not statist)52.784733.231
psychopath (not empath)52.767225.310
goth (not flower child)52.768123.79
🧗 (not 🛌)52.5126734.430
transient (not permanent)52.472427.639
intense (not lighthearted)52.3134032.918
short (not tall)52.177825.7120
joyful (not miserable)52.173826.314
oxymoron (not tautology)52.0123920.512
normal (not weird)51.971727.1121
realist (not idealist)51.6101032.532
cool (not dorky)51.5111825.913
normie (not freak)51.485735.813
always down (not picky)51.471832.411
dispassionate (not romantic)51.354030.618
literary (not mathematical)51.1124023.399
charming (not trusting)51.1106223.8112
active (not slothful)51.0170429.397
antagonist (not protagonist)50.949829.013
contrarian (not yes-man)50.1131932.18
realistic (not ambitious)50.374131.018
rigid (not flexible)50.4114728.7108
fortunate (not unlucky)50.591027.6105

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 Thomas 'Herc' Hauk based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Jayne Cobb (0.802)
  2. Yao (0.78)
  3. Riff (0.78)
  4. Nelson Muntz (0.776)
  5. Noah Puckerman (0.754)
  6. Tuco (0.746)
  7. Sonny Corleone (0.737)
  8. Nick Sobotka (0.733)
  9. Mac (0.722)
  10. Heywood (0.718)
  1. Don Shirley (-0.614)
  2. Sailor Mercury (-0.61)
  3. Sun-Hwa Kwon (-0.606)
  4. Valentine Wiggin (-0.588)
  5. Professor X (-0.587)
  6. Armin Arlert (-0.587)
  7. Klaus Baudelaire (-0.586)
  8. Bernard Lowe (-0.582)
  9. Princess Celestia (-0.58)
  10. Vision (-0.579)

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 Thomas 'Herc' Hauk to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Thomas 'Herc' Hauk is described identify as.

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


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