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Shane Walsh Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Shane Walsh is a character from The Walking Dead.

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
🏀 (not 🎨)94.537.530
stubborn (not accommodating)94.22011.043
masculine (not feminine)94.14411.9351
jock (not nerd)93.5109.4368
dog person (not cat person)93.498.134
bold (not shy)92.81219.4356
cocky (not timid)92.6658.839
opinionated (not neutral)92.28411.339
competitive (not cooperative)91.89510.9386
mad (not glad)91.71310.568
😈 (not 😇)90.95414.390
fire (not water)90.94913.042
ferocious (not pacifist)90.45515.2344
sporty (not bookish)90.43412.6328
jaded (not innocent)90.35411.441
arrogant (not humble)90.211912.8343
bad boy (not white knight)90.03312.427
straight (not queer)89.96719.6175
hunter (not gatherer)89.95415.340
vengeful (not forgiving)89.89712.6352
punchable (not loveable)89.85616.040
dominant (not submissive)89.715316.6381
assertive (not passive)89.78216.5329
moody (not stable)89.66213.2324
jealous (not compersive)89.62613.5326
haunted (not blissful)89.64910.747
psychopath (not empath)89.46710.739
feisty (not gracious)89.44810.5277
bossy (not meek)89.016816.7350
impatient (not patient)88.98116.1171
offended (not chill)88.93812.136
physical (not intellectual)88.72614.0353
mischievous (not well behaved)88.715313.0403
wild (not tame)88.710912.4295
gendered (not androgynous)88.710921.7155
quarrelsome (not warm)88.59814.8327
hard (not soft)88.57215.4335
dramatic (not comedic)88.55712.343
rebellious (not obedient)88.418315.1314
tense (not relaxed)88.413314.8340
impulsive (not cautious)88.29615.6339
two-faced (not one-faced)88.26315.851
angry (not good-humored)88.13314.6338
loud (not quiet)88.113515.4354
suspicious (not awkward)88.13412.8354
💀 (not 🎃)88.13111.636
extreme (not moderate)88.013014.7318
self-destructive (not self-improving)87.94419.829
intense (not lighthearted)87.815715.525
scandalous (not proper)87.78314.9281
bitter (not sweet)87.58313.6319
demanding (not unchallenging)87.519321.246
macho (not metrosexual)87.42122.033
narcissistic (not low self esteem)87.311722.338
sexual (not asexual)87.317120.839
crazy (not sane)87.25815.376
entitled (not grateful)87.213615.538
hard (not soft)87.09217.3218
💪 (not 🧠)86.94115.8113
authoritarian (not democratic)86.88019.2358
debased (not pure)86.68413.7370
suspicious (not trusting)86.512817.0341
judgemental (not accepting)86.415413.5214
🐴 (not 🦄)86.34021.582
frenzied (not sleepy)86.35210.346
💩 (not 🌟)86.24018.282
selfish (not altruistic)86.013717.7402
skeptical (not spiritual)85.99914.8318
rugged (not refined)85.85815.4324
traitorous (not loyal)85.84817.2357
rough (not smooth)85.83916.1311
poisonous (not nurturing)85.712317.2162
sexist (not feminist)85.77016.899
instinctual (not reasoned)85.66515.8402
antagonist (not protagonist)84.96218.830
trash (not treasure)84.83519.1101
close-minded (not open-minded)84.77116.6295
stingy (not generous)84.79421.957
deranged (not reasonable)84.68217.779
interrupting (not attentive)84.19622.943
driven (not unambitious)84.055817.7291
unpolished (not eloquent)84.04117.9290
insulting (not complimentary)83.911416.5210
gloomy (not sunny)83.911712.231
perverted (not clean)83.97619.034
doer (not thinker)83.810822.148
obsessed (not aloof)83.710718.0333
traumatized (not flourishing)83.712823.044
rude (not respectful)83.611515.2330
active (not slothful)83.641320.3328
miserable (not joyful)83.611517.481
🧢 (not 🎩)83.610518.866
cannibal (not vegan)83.310718.145
cunning (not honorable)83.213617.5374
salacious (not wholesome)83.212117.665
lost (not enlightened)83.14014.632
lustful (not chaste)83.013121.6330
individualist (not communal)83.016619.4215
hypocritical (not equitable)83.08917.9240
motivated (not unmotivated)82.877218.830
fearmongering (not reassuring)82.711520.828
biased (not impartial)82.612620.7304
🥴 (not 🥳)82.63819.685
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)82.65922.978
barbaric (not civilized)82.55515.1333
twitchy (not still)82.514419.946
vain (not demure)82.413319.3280
anxious (not calm)82.315418.9371
demonic (not angelic)82.215515.3341
chortling (not giggling)82.05214.038
edgy (not politically correct)81.417519.6373
cruel (not kind)81.413016.3355
💔 (not 💝)81.39824.7115
off-key (not musical)81.14216.632
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)81.019122.484
rigid (not flexible)80.815418.6281
resistant (not resigned)80.813923.1320
machiavellian (not transparent)80.813023.824
blacksmith (not tailor)80.77418.531
strict (not lenient)80.723021.4293
extrovert (not introvert)80.626720.9339
🥾 (not 👟)80.614726.568
factual (not poetic)80.612021.334
exaggerating (not factual)80.621224.244
jealous (not opinionated)80.52227.538
cold (not warm)80.419219.7339
spicy (not mild)80.330719.4340
worldly (not innocent)80.337417.6350
genocidal (not not genocidal)80.29023.931
street-smart (not sheltered)80.135122.6259
guarded (not open)80.046520.2345
pessimistic (not optimistic)80.012321.2331
pensive (not serene)80.09319.630
chaotic (not orderly)79.925322.1333
villainous (not heroic)79.913818.7357
decisive (not hesitant)79.939721.7310
real (not philosophical)79.910720.9240
receiving (not giving)79.917323.324
exhibitionist (not bashful)79.814729.135
rustic (not cultured)79.76622.124
animalistic (not human)79.53718.5301
🙃 (not 🥰)79.414927.5118
lewd (not tasteful)79.18618.0324
ludicrous (not sensible)79.113320.7342
disreputable (not prestigious)79.17921.3232
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)79.011023.361
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)78.618424.1339
🧗 (not 🛌)78.537929.2108
punk rock (not preppy)78.523226.233
contrarian (not yes-man)78.417623.447
privileged (not oppressed)78.343223.430
unfixable (not fixable)78.310727.626
hurried (not leisurely)78.28921.0303
sorrowful (not cheery)78.121619.5335
armoured (not vulnerable)78.130823.8295
foolish (not wise)78.013421.4345
literal (not metaphorical)77.910924.5282
conspiracist (not sheeple)77.925823.2221
scruffy (not manicured)77.822223.2304
deviant (not average)77.830522.0258
bad-cook (not good-cook)77.812524.728
muddy (not washed)77.79418.137
alpha (not beta)77.652428.6325
self-assured (not self-conscious)77.631728.7325
sad (not happy)77.324118.8298
serious (not playful)77.245424.4374
fighter (not lover)77.221222.735
unfaithful (not devoted)77.25126.636
paranoid (not naive)77.019427.133
persistent (not quitter)76.8123426.378
playful (not shy)76.655817.8363
cynical (not gullible)76.441925.136
stinky (not fresh)76.410125.5121
conservative (not liberal)76.313827.470
heathen (not devout)76.113323.8372
basic (not hipster)76.025323.2355
pretentious (not unassuming)76.031825.379
indulgent (not sober)75.930525.9350
backdoor (not official)75.824526.1302
crafty (not scholarly)75.734121.5310
🤺 (not 🏌)75.554829.579
cringeworthy (not inspiring)75.319023.0216
expressive (not monotone)75.246029.726
utilitarian (not decorative)75.227124.8219
soulless (not soulful)75.016622.7223
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)75.010529.234
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)74.935823.475
charming (not trusting)74.726019.3333
shallow (not deep)74.614223.089
brave (not careful)74.545124.8339
experimental (not reliable)74.525029.238
emotional (not logical)74.435928.9337
🐒 (not 🐩)74.317030.169
diligent (not lazy)74.2119223.8317
earth (not air)74.227028.336
ignorant (not knowledgeable)74.011227.347
unlucky (not fortunate)73.923723.4339
not introspective (not introspective)73.88129.1104
🐷 (not 🐮)73.810732.0122
🐀 (not 🐘)73.716434.4126
fast (not slow)73.759725.3364
Italian (not Swedish)73.624831.426
Russian (not French)73.311326.235
anarchist (not statist)73.227528.9112
direct (not roundabout)73.160229.4345
🤡 (not 👽)72.914331.763
depressed (not bright)72.821021.8322
thick (not thin)72.822823.2264
triggered (not trolling)72.828529.831
reactive (not proactive)72.615033.232
🦇 (not 🐿)72.426333.969
messy (not neat)72.229825.5254
🤣 (not 😊)72.218925.272
scrub (not legit)72.18729.295
kinky (not vanilla)71.338326.0366
juvenile (not mature)71.332826.9245
sarcastic (not genuine)71.140226.3330
spontaneous (not scheduled)71.043729.4334
practical (not imaginative)70.957229.1324
creepy (not disarming)70.816524.9162
desperate (not high standards)70.721432.439
lowbrow (not highbrow)70.512328.5328
flamboyant (not modest)70.443827.3340
complicated (not simple)70.471030.2332
📉 (not 📈)70.46035.274
non-gamer (not gamer)70.355629.037
drop out (not valedictorian)70.228727.884
mighty (not puny)70.176228.8363
independent (not codependent)70.169233.6273
outsider (not insider)69.931829.0266
ironic (not profound)69.920626.037
coordinated (not clumsy)69.883527.6330
low-tech (not high-tech)69.840022.5287
dry (not moist)69.726130.635
resourceful (not helpless)69.7114229.3235
never cries (not often crying)69.657727.940
secretive (not open-book)69.469027.346
provincial (not cosmopolitan)69.221927.7252
empirical (not theoretical)69.218728.4330
exuberant (not subdued)69.053927.338
neurotypical (not autistic)68.880627.8319
patriotic (not unpatriotic)68.765432.575
cheesy (not chic)68.544833.337
rock (not rap)68.3111328.726
rural (not urban)68.123030.2104
conventional (not creative)68.036027.8301
alert (not oblivious)68.081732.674
concrete (not abstract)67.947431.876
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)67.830732.335
go-getter (not slugabed)67.7119431.964
dunce (not genius)67.619821.8322
overachiever (not underachiever)67.6108432.541
dramatic (not no-nonsense)67.552235.1168
goth (not flower child)67.530724.120
👻 (not 🤖)67.439332.174
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)67.478334.638
libertarian (not socialist)67.423032.3324
bold (not serious)67.355429.7389
hedonist (not monastic)67.137527.158
freak (not normie)67.155928.037
radical (not centrist)67.143033.231
monochrome (not multicolored)67.142432.9191
fast-talking (not slow-talking)67.069127.429
dispassionate (not romantic)66.820735.141
focused on the present (not focused on the future)66.733231.2387
workaholic (not slacker)66.6118729.4195
uncreative (not open to new experinces)66.618629.7355
repetitive (not varied)66.442628.5155
unorthodox (not traditional)66.266630.9188
😬 (not 😏)66.229134.380
everyman (not chosen one)66.235130.227
thick-skinned (not sensitive)66.151632.6333
involved (not remote)66.191129.6310
atheist (not theist)66.163429.7186
😭 (not 😀)66.037328.961
night owl (not morning lark)65.872228.1188
tall (not short)65.769124.9387
transient (not permanent)65.721929.5143
spelunker (not claustrophobic)65.557829.229
emancipated (not enslaved)65.183930.6270
western (not eastern)65.066931.798
nihilist (not existentialist)64.714429.0183
expressive (not stoic)64.576230.2315
oxymoron (not tautology)64.229930.825
outlaw (not sheriff)64.169232.1337
intimate (not formal)64.154528.4107
realist (not idealist)63.955332.5212
cool (not dorky)63.971730.567
scientific (not artistic)63.868626.7283
racist (not egalitarian)63.717527.192
🤐 (not 😜)63.761534.469
stoic (not hypochondriac)63.767629.934
frank (not sugarcoated)63.7114232.128
humorless (not funny)63.639628.0342
luddite (not technophile)63.643425.4246
🐐 (not 🦒)63.667032.5103
zany (not regular)63.372930.382
variable (not consistent)63.331027.830
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)62.660830.1244
charming (not awkward)62.590929.7333
Roman (not Greek)62.535531.526
orange (not purple)62.446232.0244
poor (not rich)62.150722.1284
envious (not prideful)62.110239.248
sturdy (not flimsy)62.0104731.028
straightforward (not cryptic)61.9100133.7330
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)61.986633.0304
flirtatious (not prudish)61.874834.942
whippersnapper (not sage)61.451228.937
weird (not normal)61.086227.1350
political (not nonpolitical)60.876333.0322
industrial (not domestic)60.859330.3207
💃 (not 🧕)60.898430.898
perceptive (not unobservant)60.8143334.941
tiresome (not interesting)60.621732.4322
picky (not always down)60.574831.231
common sense (not analysis)60.433733.432
distant (not touchy-feely)60.379830.240
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)60.240333.589
pack rat (not minimalist)59.550931.168
linear (not circular)58.958529.533
melee (not ranged)58.936930.132
🤠 (not 🤑)58.899836.080
side character (not main character)58.880632.330
confident (not insecure)58.6117036.4354
ADHD (not OCD)58.554833.347
presidential (not folksy)58.385333.728
first-mate (not captain)58.280135.4283
tight (not loose)57.9111036.841
hard-work (not natural-talent)57.9105331.442
irrelevant (not important)57.817531.9132
apathetic (not curious)57.526530.6283
master (not apprentice)57.5113529.5165
businesslike (not chivalrous)57.378934.529
slovenly (not stylish)57.251726.9330
young (not old)56.9112120.6328
low IQ (not high IQ)56.823925.1301
indiscreet (not tactful)56.844332.982
healthy (not sickly)56.5132234.7294
vibrant (not geriatric)56.1125330.432
epic (not deep)56.174025.335
English (not German)56.0165433.025
badass (not weakass)56.0138334.242
concise (not long-winded)55.979931.430
gossiping (not confidential)55.852834.1279
vintage (not trendy)55.8129729.635
princess (not queen)55.858733.125
ugly (not beautiful)55.729231.8233
precise (not vague)55.6122030.0233
chatty (not reserved)55.587831.8328
avant-garde (not classical)55.563731.2169
emotional (not unemotional)55.5132439.927
ambitious (not realistic)55.4107935.034
pro (not noob)55.2139933.881
mundane (not extraordinary)54.644629.9301
efficient (not overprepared)54.6140631.533
plays hard (not works hard)54.552930.5371
hoarder (not unprepared)54.5113230.4240
fantastical (not realistic)54.472033.331
goof-off (not studious)54.358133.980
Pepsi (not Coke)54.360342.238
whimsical (not rational)54.271332.8335
resolute (not wavering)54.2139336.572
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)54.290130.290
wooden (not plastic)54.1138538.938
frugal (not lavish)53.9101629.3287
charismatic (not uninspiring)53.7157733.3281
gregarious (not private)53.663332.3327
mathematical (not literary)53.664429.9300
pointed (not random)53.6144035.646
🧐 (not 😎)53.382534.178
predictable (not quirky)53.282932.329
🤔 (not 🤫)53.0114237.278
methodical (not astonishing)52.9113831.9304
arcane (not mainstream)52.8109931.3280
overspender (not penny-pincher)52.780033.8104
believable (not poorly-written)52.4185027.534
interested (not bored)52.4150233.031
deliberate (not spontaneous)52.3122037.4341
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')52.367333.9238
social (not reclusive)52.2104732.5122
tardy (not on-time)52.263231.243
money-focused (not love-focused)52.260533.925
stuttering (not rhythmic)52.144429.735
modern (not historical)51.8109430.0188
explorer (not builder)51.8101931.4290
winter (not summer)51.894635.835
freelance (not corporate)51.7114636.742
head@clouds (not down2earth)51.687433.7340
objective (not subjective)51.688436.1200
child free (not pronatalist)51.5132032.2234
🥶 (not 🥵)51.577038.540
indie (not pop)51.5131731.728
specialist (not generalist)51.3129632.1170
unambiguous (not mysterious)51.2107433.2258
thrifty (not extravagant)51.2102129.739
incompetent (not competent)51.136732.6293
self-disciplined (not disorganized)50.7142033.6351
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)50.7123332.736
repulsive (not attractive)50.646132.3321
work-first (not family-first)50.496933.1296

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Merle Dixon (0.914)
  2. Peter Wiggin (0.875)
  3. Billy Hargrove (0.861)
  4. Nate Jacobs (0.848)
  5. Jayne Cobb (0.847)
  6. Gaston (0.845)
  7. Sid Phillips (0.838)
  8. Rollo Sigurdsson (0.833)
  9. Darlene Snell (0.832)
  10. John Abruzzi (0.83)
  1. Chien-Po (-0.734)
  2. Beth March (-0.734)
  3. Jane Bennet (-0.733)
  4. Georgiana Darcy (-0.703)
  5. Melanie Hamilton (-0.675)
  6. Samwell Tarly (-0.663)
  7. Penny (-0.662)
  8. Mamá Coco (-0.659)
  9. Pam Beesly (-0.657)
  10. Leslie Higgins (-0.652)

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 Shane Walsh to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Shane Walsh is described identify as.

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


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