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New Badges: James and the Giant Badge, Biology Buff, and The Night Owl

Whether you prefer children’s literature or science, there’s a badge for you in today’s update!

JamesAndGiantBadge_2James and the Giant Badge: Ever dreamed of winning your own Golden Ticket? Indulge your inner child by getting 50% or better on Roald Dahl Books by Cover, Dahl Book by Opening Line, Roald Dahl Character Match-Up, and Roald Dahl Adaptations.

BiologyBuff_1Biology Buff: If you like looking at amoebae through a microscope, learning about taxonomy, or simply going to the zoo, then this is the badge for you. Play 50 Biology quizzes to earn it.

TheNightOwl_1The Night Owl: If you can’t sleep, and counting sheep doesn’t help, try playing Sporcle quizzes! To earn this badge, make yourself a nice cup of tea, wrap yourself in a blanket, and play 10 quizzes between midnight and 3am.

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

New Badges: Joke’s On You, Map Schmap, and Go Green

It’s St. Patrick’s Day – don’t forget to earn your Luck of the Irish badge, then come right on back and get these badges too.

AprilFoolsDay_1.2Joke’s On You: Things are about to get ridiculous in here. Prove your dedication to silliness on April Fool’s Day by getting 100% on Countries of Antarctica, The Impossible Quiz, and Click the Correctly Spelled ‘K’ountry. Just don’t take things too seriously!

MapSchmap_3Map Schmap: A continuation in the series, all you need to do to earn this badge is play 1,000 Map quizzes. They don’t have to be geography, either – cast photo quizzes and lyrics maps are fair game, too!

GoGreen_1Go Green: It’s not always easy being green, but this badge might sweeten the deal a little. Get 50% or better on Green Characters, Foods That Are Green, Green Movies, and Going Green to earn it. Bonus points if you hum “The Rainbow Connection” while you’re at it.

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

New Badges: Minefield Monday, Getting Warmer, and Reality Bites

Badges? We don’t need no… oh wait, yes we do.

MinefieldMonday_2Minefield Monday: Sometimes Mondays feel like a ticking time bomb. In this badge’s case, that’s not a bad thing! Play 25 minefield quizzes on a Monday, and make sure to watch out for those wrong answers!

GettingWarmer_2Getting Warmer: This is like those games of “Hot and Cold” that we played as kids, only instead of hiding your little brother’s favorite stuff, you’re being quizzed on country names. To earn the badge, get 100% on Find That Country: Hot or Cold I, IV, V, VI, and VII.

RealityBites_3Reality Bites: In the immortal words of Bowling For Soup’s hit single “1985″, “When did reality become TV?” It doesn’t matter if you’re into Survivor or Dancing with the Stars - just play 25 Reality TV quizzes to earn this badge.

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

New Badges: Le Badgé, Level Up, and Friday the 13th

Can we offer you Brie and baguettes with your badges?

LeBadge_1Le Badgé: France has left its mark on the world, especially in the realms of art, language, and philosophy. Celebrate it by getting 50% or better on Country Quiz: France, Populous French Cities, Monarchs of France, and Regions of France.

LevelUp_3Level Up: Time for another overdose! This time, you’ll be playing gaming quizzes. Advance to the next level by playing 25 quizzes in this category in one day. Background music not included.

gF4OxatATmghMEXrEU5swi0Z3lkQnM1YIArlArLWpdUFriday the 13th: This day can’t be unlucky if you can get a Sporcle badge out of it, right? Play Friday and 13: The Clickable Love Story, Numbers That Equal 13, and Common Superstitions on Friday the 13th, then collect your badge.

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

New Badges: Quotent Quotables, Mission to March, and That ’70s Badge

Send in the clowns and bring on the badges!

QuotentQuotables_3Quotent Quotables: Quick – come up with a clever quip! Or you can always peruse the Quote section for memorable speeches and movie lines. Play 50 quotes quizzes and you’ll earn this badge.

MarchBadge_1Mission to March: Sporclers! Boldly go where no quizmaster has gone before. Explore strange new categories and seek out new games and new ideas, and above all play 250 unpublished quizzes in the month of March.

That70sBadge_2That ’70s Badge: Time to bust out the leisure suits and disco beats – we’re going back in time to the 1970s! Get 50% or better on Faces on TIME (1970s), 1970s Blitz, and 1970s World History and pick up this groovy badge as a reward.

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

New Badges: Call of the Wild, EGOT, and The Criteria Collection

You’ll go wild for the new badge releases this week.

CallOfTheWild_5Call of the Wild: You just can’t be tamed, and neither can this badge. You won’t need to be howling mad to get it, but you will need to play 50 animal quizzes. Then celebrate with all the happy animals!

EGOT_1EGOT: It’s award season, so naturally we had to get in on the action. Play 10 quizzes each in the Emmys, Grammys, Oscars, and Tonys categories to earn this badge. Then you’ll be prepared to argue about whether or not this year’s Oscar winner deserved it!

TheCriteriaCollection_1The Criteria Collection: If you like geography and logic puzzles, this is the badge for you. You’ll want to earn 100% on Criteria Countries: Europe, Africa, South America, and North America, then check this one off your list of badges to earn.

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

New Badges: The Empire Strikes Back, Lunch Break, and Wilt Chamberlain

Badges? We love badges!

TheEmpireStrikesBack_1The Empire Strikes Back: Conquer the world from the comfort of your computer chair. Get 50% or better on Countries of the British Empire, Countries of the Roman Empire, Countries of the Ottoman Empire, and Countries of the Spanish Empire, then sit back and survey your domain.

LunchBreak_2Lunch Break: This one is as easy as making a sandwich - just play 10 games between noon and 1 on a weekday. With a can of Diet Coke in one hand and your mouse in the other, you’ll desperately try to remember who played Janet on Three’s Company.

WiltChamberlain_1Wilt Chamberlain: A badge to honor the man himself! Wilt played a perfect game, scoring 100 points and setting an apparently unbreakable record. To repeat the feat, play 100 NBA quizzes. You’ll pick up this badge as a reward.

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

New Badges: Fun Supply, Badge-san, and Slideshow Schmideshow

When new badges are released, fun is never in short supply.

FunSupply_2Fun Supply: We know your type. You were the class clown, you’ve always got a good joke to tell, and we’re pretty sure you have at least one rubber chicken lying around your house. Prove your dedication to fun by having 10 games published in the Just for Fun category. If you do, you’ll get this shiny new badge.

BadgeSan_1Badge-san: Japan is one of the world’s leading technological powers, known also for its distinctive culture. Show your appreciation for this beautiful country by getting 50% or better on 20 Largest Japanese Cities, Prefectures of Japan, and Country Quiz: Japan.

SlideshowSchmideshow_1Slideshow Schmideshow: This is the next in our series of badges dedicated to each type of game. All you need to do to earn it is play 1000 slideshow games – it’s that simple! Just sit back, click play, and enjoy all the pictures.

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

New Badges: Art Vandelay, Forever Young, and Last One Standing

I have a fever, and the prescription is more badges!

ArtVandelay_1Art Vandelay: Is your best friend Jerry Seinfeld? Have you saved a beached whale single-handedly? Even if this isn’t the case, you can still earn this badge about nothing by getting 50% or better on Profile: George Costanza, George Costanza: Marine Biologist, and Seinfeld: George’s Answering Machine

PgOGwg3xtNKGxksI3GxRqDLAOV8m_7OJqAItk7dObMQForever Young: This badge is a celebration of all things YA fiction, from the Hunger Games to the books you had to read in high school. It doesn’t matter if it’s Twilight or Percy Jackson – to earn this badge, all you have to do is play 50 quizzes in the Young Adult category.

LastOneStanding_4Last One Standing: This badge is simple – all you need to do is win 10 challenges against another user in one day. If you do, you’ll have bragging rights and a badge that shows you’re the champion!

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

New Badges: Frantic February, Badge-ly Drawn, and Bikini Bottom

This week’s badges have been brought to you by the letter “A” for “alliteration”.

FranticFebruary_1Frantic February: When in trouble, when in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout… then take some time to relax on Sporcle! To earn February’s badge, play 40 games on each day of the week. You’ll reach the end of February in no time, and you’ll have a shiny new badge to show for it!

BadgelyDrawn_2Badge-ly Drawn: You’re going to want to get good at identifying people who have been badly drawn. To earn this badge, get 100% on Famous Faces (Badly Drawn), Famous Faces (Badly Drawn) II, and Famous Faces (Badly Drawn) III.

BikiniBottom_1Bikini Bottom: Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? And who plays trivia on the internet? This badge is where the answers to those questions intersect. Play 25 SpongeBob quizzes to earn it, and be sure to watch out for jellyfish!

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