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When Harry Met Sally...

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of When Harry Met Sally....


The dataset has 2 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
74.0Sally Albright
60.7Harry Burns

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 When Harry Met Sally...?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 2
2 It's bad 9
3 It's okay 325
4 It's good 1249
5 It's my favorite 350

This gives it an average score of 4.0 / 5. Making it 162nd 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
angelic (not demonic)0.1081875
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0881894
obedient (not rebellious)0.0851907
disarming (not creepy)0.0841848
social (not reclusive)0.0691913
genuine (not sarcastic)0.0671906
tame (not wild)0.0651919
nerd (not jock)0.0641926
indulgent (not sober)0.0621890
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.0561841
feminine (not masculine)0.0531925
skeptical (not spiritual)0.0431911
altruistic (not selfish)0.0411906
loyal (not traitorous)0.0411907
emotional (not logical)0.0361913
intimate (not formal)0.0361897
reasonable (not deranged)0.0351922
charming (not awkward)0.0341929
stylish (not slovenly)0.0311898
meek (not bossy)0.031918
low-tech (not high-tech)0.0291881
deep (not shallow)0.0291924
genius (not dunce)0.0281895
lenient (not strict)0.0281923
lavish (not frugal)0.0211876
artistic (not scientific)0.0191925
mainstream (not arcane)0.0161865
fresh (not stinky)0.0161887
chaotic (not orderly)0.011909
sheriff (not outlaw)0.0081877
beta (not alpha)0.0081849
gracious (not feisty)0.0071896
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0061905
blissful (not haunted)0.0041882
mature (not juvenile)0.0031930
creative (not conventional)0.0011930


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