New Badges: Shark Bait, Bastille Day, and Concentration Frustration

Time to sink or swim with these new badges.

SharkBaitShark Bait: Whether it’s Jaws, Bruce, or Katy Perry’s left shark, sharks can be kind of scary. Conquer your fears and earn this badge; you’ll need to get 50% or more on Shark Attack!, Shark Week, and Shark Anatomy.

LeQuatorzeJuilletBastille Day: The storming of the Bastille happened almost 226 years ago, in 1789. To commemorate this event, get this badge by playing French History Match-Up, Bastille Day, and Countries of the French Empire on July 14.

ConcentrationFrustrationConcentration Frustration: Try not to pull out your hair or bang your head on the wall, this badge may be a little bit infuriating. Get 100% on Clickable Concentration, and you’ll receive this badge.

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

New Badges: World Builder, Top of the Charts, and Give it a Try, July

Build up your badge count with these new badges.

WorldBuilder3World Builder: The world is kind of like a puzzle, with each country as its own puzzle piece. We need your help to put the world back together again. Get your World Builder badge by having 5 Geography quizzes published.

TopOfTheChartsTop of the Charts: You don’t have to be as talented as Beyoncé to make it to the top of the charts. Just play 50 Billboard quizzes and you’ll have your own claim to fame. Feel free to sing along while you play, though.

GiveItATryJuly2Give it a Try, July: During the summer, we like to take it slower. It’s summer, everyone deserves a bit of rest and relaxation. To get the July badge, all you have to do is play 250 quizzes and get more than 50% on them during July.

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

New Badges: Sunday Funday, Techie, and The Pontiff-icator

What a lovely day for more badges.

s9FpWrmtBtVad8PBWFvPhCfLnyPwARakZ-9iyhthXxwSunday Funday: If you like clowning around, or if you just like clowns, then we have a badge for you! Spend some time goofing off on Sunday – if you play 15 Just For Fun quizzes, this badge is your reward.

HJw7RWB5VVUN2TzjWOlysRAq3iKcx8X3CDgEItum9L4Techie: The first step to getting this badge is to get on your computer… which you already are, so you’ve got a head start! Earn this new badge by playing 25 Computer quizzes. Step aside, Bill Gates, the real techies are coming through!

qfW-gVj7sTHeVn661VKq5uZhhN6U6YcIhujD4fmBPxIThe Pontiff-icator: No, we don’t need you to talk a lot or even preach to earn this one. But you will need to earn 100% on Names of Popes. If you manage the feat, you’ll get a sweet hat… in badge form.

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

New Badges: Poetry Party, Shady Business, and The Vanquisher

Time to conquer a whole new group of badges!

PoetryParty_2Poetry Party: A raven may not be like a writing desk, but it sure is a party animal. Whether you like Shakespeare or Silverstein, you can join the fun and play 25 poem quizzes to get this badge.  

0eUlXhNBAmzAKZWZ_ajrt7xEoQKKtEjC5EjV0FZ0JckShady Business: You don’t need to wear shades to earn this badge, but it may help. Get 50% or more on Cartoon Silhouettes, Sports Logo Silhouettes, and Corporate Logo Silhouettes to earn this badge.

TheVanquisher_2The Vanquisher: We came, we saw, we vanquished. Time to defeat some games and if you get 100% on 100 quizzes that you’ve never played before for this badge.

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

New Badges: Poker Face, They Killed Kenny!, and Are You Not Entertained?!

School’s out but Sporcle’s in session. Here are three new badges to begin your summer vacation.

PokerFace_1Poker Face: Grab your four-leaf clovers and don’t break any mirrors because you’ll need lots of luck. Get 100% on Poker Hands: Best to Worst and Speed Poker: 30 Hands in 60 Seconds to earn this badge.

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They Killed Kenny!: Oh my God! Trey Parker and Matt Stone have killed Kenny McCormick a grand total of 97 times!  Pay homage to his memory by playing 25 South Park quizzes.

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Are You Not Entertained?!: Is this not why you are here? Sporcle is full of entertaining quizzes, all you have to do is play 25 Entertainment quizzes in one day.

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

New Badges: Mumbai-dge, Flag Fiend, and Tune in to June

Summer is here, and so are new badges!

IndiaBadge_1Mumbai-dge: India is the second most populated country on the planet, and the seventh largest by land area. Such a massive, diverse country deserves recognition – celebrate it by playing India’s Borders, Country Quiz: India, and States of India. If you get 50% or better on each quiz, you’ll earn this badge.

3eckIFrHqwsL16_0a9HujHKs2AIG2l6_dRRiLH9CdYQFlag Fiend: Time to let your banner fly! If you like quizzes like Flags of the World, then this is the badge for you. Simply play 50 Flags quizzes, then display this badge as proudly as you would any flag.

bz3LDW9MuSZIT-FurAp1mY52gbU6zqWbg_BqGz0imXMTune in to June: You might want to take on this challenge in shifts. To earn June’s monthly badge, you’ll need to play 50 quizzes between midnight and 6 AM, 50 quizzes between 6 AM and noon, 50 quizzes between noon and 6PM, and 50 quizzes between 6 PM and midnight.

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

New Badges: Yes Prime Minister, Rent’s Due, and Psychedelic ’60s

Badges are a lot like pieces of flair, only we bet Jennifer Aniston would like badges.

YesPrimeMinister_2Yes, Prime Minister: If you like the UK , politics, and history, then do we have a badge for you. To earn it, you’ll need to really know your stuff – get 100% on Prime Ministers of the UK in order to collect on this one.

RentsDue_1Rent’s Due: You know the drill. It’s the first of the month – time to pay your dues… fortunately, we won’t be charging you rent for camping out on the Sporcle homepage. All you’ll need to do to earn this badge is play 50 quizzes on the first of the month.

60sBadge_2Psychedelic ’60s: Countercultural movement, revolution, and rapid change defined the Sixties. Test your knowledge of this turbulent, exhilarating time by taking Faces on TIME (1960s), 1960s Blitz, and What Were You Doing in the ’60s? (Music). If you get 50% or better on each of these quizzes, you’ll earn the badge.

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

New Badges: Ancient Expert, Morning Coffee, and The Biographer

Time to dig in to a new set of badges!

AncientBadge_1Ancient Expert: Ever imagined yourself as Indiana Jones? Time to break out the fedora and the archaeology smarts – if you get 100% on Ancient Wonders, Plagues of Egypt, and Ancient City Slideshow, you’ll earn this badge and bragging rights.

MorningCoffee_1Morning Coffee: The best part of waking up is a little Sporcle and a coffee cup. Treat yourself to a latte and a little time to wake up. To earn this badge, play 10 quizzes between 8 and 10 AM.

BiographyTagBadge_1The Biographer: If you find people and their stories fascinating, then we have a badge for you. Show your appreciation for the people who went before by playing 50 Biography games. In doing so, you’ll earn this badge.

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

New Badges: Throwback Thursday, Stone Cold, and Sort-A-Badge

These badges are just too hot, so you should listen to Uptown Funk while you’re earning them.

ThrowbackThursday_1Throwback Thursday: It’s throwback time, Sporcle style. Ditch the old photos and nostalgic filters, mosey your way on over to the History section, and play 15 quizzes on a Thursday. You won’t even need to use a #tbt hashtag!

StoneCold_1Stone Cold: Want to be King of the Ring? Think you can hold your own with a crowd of professional wrestlers? Has your time come? Then build up a little courage and play 316 WWE quizzes… because Stone Cold said so.

Sort_A_Badge_1Sort-A-Badge: To get this badge, you’ll need to play the original sorting quizzes: Country Sorting Blitz, World Language Sorting Blitz, Food, Drink, and Poison Sorting Blitz, and Animal Sorting Blitz. Get ready to make a lot of snap decisions – if you score 100% on all four quizzes, you’ll earn this badge.

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

New Badges: Badgenov, The Gearhead, and Whacking Day

These ‘badges’ you speak of seem popular. Perhaps we should release more.

Badgenov_1Badgenov: Russia has been home to ice, snow, bears, and a remarkable number of writers who can’t seem to publish a book under 500 pages. Celebrate this country – and earn a badge – by getting 50% or better on Cities of RussiaCountry Quiz: RussiaRulers of Russia, and Russian Literature.

TheGearhead_5 (1)The Gearhead: It doesn’t matter if you like soccer mom cars or the latest Lamborghini. If cars are your thing, then this is the badge for you! Start your engines, rev your motors, brush up on your car company logos… do whatever it takes to reach the checkered flag. To earn this badge, play 25 Car quizzes.

WhackingDay_1Whacking Day: Every May 10, the good citizens of Springfield, USA round up snakes for their annual Whacking Day celebration… until Lisa Simpson has something to say about it, that is. Celebrate Whacking Day humanely by playing the Whacking Day Hymn, The Simpsons Minefield, and Venomous or Not? on May 10.

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