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New Badges: December to Remember, Almost Useless Trivia, and Date Night

Oh the weather outside is frightful, but Sporcling is so delightful…

December_3December to Remember:  It’s cold and dark outside, but warm and cozy inside. Take advantage of the great indoors as a way to sharpen your quiz taking skills and get 100% on 100 quizzes in December. If you do, you’ll be able to display this badge on your profile.

o57B7WPp8pzhPpE4_CSrdnP9o9GBECWUwBQIOBkpdc8Almost Useless Trivia: Is your head full of knowledge that never gets applied to anything? Prove it! Get 100% on Almost Useless Trivia I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, and VIII. Who knows, you might learn something that’s about as useful as a T-Rex’s arms.

MovieFriday_1Date Night: Whether it’s a night out on the town or a movie night on the couch, date night is a wonderful thing. Display your love for date night by earning this badge - play 25 movie games and 25 restaurants games on a Saturday.

As always, check the badge page for the latest updates.

New Badges: Das Bädge, Lab Assistant, and Caught ‘Em All

Little known fact: Germanium is not a rock-type Pokemon.

DasBadge_2Das Bädge: Germany is one of the world’s great economic powers, as well as a historical leader in art, philosophy, and other fields. Get to know this country by playing German Cities, Country Quiz: Germany, States of Germany, and German Chancellors. Getting 50% or better on each one will earn you this badge.

Badges_Master_LabAssistantLab Assistant: It doesn’t matter if you were at the top of your chemistry classes in high school, you majored in chemistry in college, or if you just like the idea of strangely shaped beakers and the periodic table. If you like science, this badge is for you. Play 50 Chemistry games to earn it!

CaughtEmAll_1Caught ‘Em All: If you want to be the very best, like no one ever was, then you’re going to have to give it your all. If you want to prove your worth as a Pokémon trainer, get 100% on 151 Original Pokémon, then display this badge along your collection of gym badges. You’ll be a Pokémon Master in no time!

As always, check the badge page for the latest updates.

New Badges: Bite My Shiny Metal Badge, Breaking Badge, and Remote Controlled

Time to barricade yourself in with Netflix and snacks, because TV themed badges are here!

Futurama_1Bite My Shiny Metal Badge: Good news, everyone! You don’t have to deliver anything today! Instead, earn this badge by playing 25 Futurama games, thereby proving your worth as a Planetary Express employee.

BreakingBadge_3Breaking Badge: Pay tribute to Walter White and his schemes by getting 100% on Breaking Bad: Dead or Alive? and the Breaking Bad Criteria Quiz. We’d prefer it if you didn’t use your Sporcling knowledge to start a drug manufacturing business, though.

TV_Overdose_2Remote Controlled: You know those days when you turn on the Food Network just to see what’s on for the next five minutes, and then end up watching Iron Chef for the next three hours? This little badge is our version of that. Earn it by playing 25 games in Television in a single day.

As always, check the badge page for the latest updates.

New Badges: The Great One, Frequent Flyer, and Adroit Olympian

Fly high with these new badges – whether it’s with a slap shot, an itch to travel, or an ancient Greek god.

TheGreatOneThe Great One: Calling all hockey fans…this is the badge you’ve been asking for! Wayne Gretzky is the only professional hockey player in history to have scored 215 points in one season. You might never make it into the NHL, but you can show your love of the sport by playing 215 NHL games and earning this badge.

FrequentFlyer_1Frequent Flyer: Travel a lot? We have a badge for you! Demonstrate your airport savvy by earning this badge – all you’ll need to do is get 50% on JFK International Destinations, Nonstop from the US to Paris, Countries with the Most Airports, and Which Flight is Longer?.

Mythology_3Adroit Olympian: We like mythological stories that involve people getting turned into trees and Zeus throwing lightning bolts everywhere. If you’re like us and ancient myths and creation stories float your boat, then pick up this badge by playing 25 games in the Mythology subcategory.

As always, check the badge page for the latest updates.

New Badges: Monster Mash, Newfangled November, and The Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog

Rabbits and monsters and new games, oh my!

MonsterMash_1Monster Mash: It’s the time of the year when scary movies and monsters abound. In order to survive, you’ll want to know what you’re dealing with. Get 50% on Movie Monster Mania, Zombieland Rules, and Click the Vampire in order to collect this badge.

New_vember_3Newfangled November: Time to take a chance on some new games! For this badge, step out on a limb and play 200 games you haven’t played before in the month of November. They can be published or unpublished; they just need to be new to you. Who knows? Maybe you’ll find a new favorite quiz!

MontyPython_3The Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog: First shalt thou log on to Sporcle, then shalt thou play twenty-five Monty Python quizzes, no more, no less. Twenty-five shall be the number thou shalt play, and the number of the playing shall be twenty-five. Twenty-six shalt thou not play, neither play thou twenty-four, excepting that thou then proceed to twenty-five. Twenty-seven is right out.

As always, check the badge page for the latest updates.

New Badges: Beyond Thunderdome, Postmaster General, and Taco Tuesday

New badges incoming!

BeyondThunderdome_2Beyond Thunderdome: Here’s the deal. You want to earn this badge, you’ll have to take on all comers. Time to make like Mad Max and win 500 challenges against other users.

PostmasterGeneral_1Postmaster General: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays Sporclers from playing quizzes. You can show your dedication to badge earning (and the postal service) by getting 50% or better on Street Suffixes, which will earn you this badge.

TacoTuesday_2Taco Tuesday: Would you rather have badges or tacos? We figured, why not both? Play 15 food quizzes on a Tuesday to earn this badge, then reward yourself with delicious food.

As always, check the badge page for the latest updates.

New Badges: Remember Remember, Everything is Awesome, and Quick Draw

We want either Morgan Freeman or Hugo Weaving to narrate these badge options for us.

8bXuNgMqkUH8eHitRv-oGEXdKWqG6hezLN1wKsYqIF0Remember, Remember: Time to get out the Guy Fawkes masks and start the bonfires. To earn this badge, rebel against oppression and score 75% or better on the V for Vendetta Opening Monologue on November 5th.

LegoBadge_1Everything is Awesome: The easy part about getting this badge? Getting 50% or better on Lego Landmarks, Movies by Lego and Gaming with Legos. The hard part? Getting the “Everything is Awesome” song out of your head.

QuickDraw_3Quick Draw: You’ve got to be speedy if you’ve set your sights on this badge. Earn it by scoring 100% on Drawing a Blank 1, Drawing a Blank 2, and Drawing a Blank 3. Bull’s-eye!

As always, check the badge page for the latest updates.

Hoarder Alert: New Badges Weekly

badgeHere at Sporcle HQ we’ve been cooking up new features, especially on the badge front. Who doesn’t like badges?

You may have noticed that the badge page on your profile has been streamlined. We’ve also started posting new badges and achievements weekly, rather than every other week. We have so many great badges coming up, and we can’t wait to share them with you. We’re going to start posting badges every Tuesday morning. Think of it as an early celebration of Hump Day!

Keep an eye on the Sporcle Blog to find out what new wonders we have in store, and as always, check the badge page for the latest updates.

New Badges: Happy Sporcleversary!, King of Pop, and The Fall Classic

Music and birthdays and baseball, oh my!

Birthday_3Happy Sporcleversary!: You’ve stuck with us through the years, and we want to celebrate that with cake and candles. Play 10 games on your Sporcle birthday to commemorate the day you joined Sporcle, then proudly display this badge.

KingOfPop_1King of Pop: Like earning badges? Don’t stop ’til you get enough! Get 50% or better on Michael Jackson Albums, Michael Jackson Singles, and Lyrics Map: Black or White, then moonwalk your way to another badge.

WorldSeriesBadge_1Fall Classic: The postseason is in full swing! Earn this badge by hitting 25 World Series games out of the park in the month of October, and make sure to root for your favorite team!

As always, check the badge page for the latest updates.

New Badges: Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, Science Overdose, and Silver Platter

New badges, coming right up!

StayPuftMarshmallowMan_1Stay Puft Marshmallow Man – You ain’t afraid of no ghosts! Giant marshmallow men aren’t too scary either. If preventing the apocalypse by crème brûlée is your thing, then play the Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, and Sigourney Weaver movie quizzes and collect this badge.

LabAssistant_3Science Overdose - We have so many overdose badges, we figured it was about time for a science one. Bust out your beaker and lab coat and play 25 Science quizzes in one day… for science!

SilverPlatter_6Silver Platter – Silence is golden, but Sporcle is silver. You’ll have to knuckle down and play 25,000 total quizzes for this badge. Now that’s dedication.

As always, check the badge page for the latest updates.