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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.

New Badges: Movie Quote Master, Mixed-Up May, and Silver Screen Superstar

May the badges be with you!

MovieQuoteMaster_2Movie Quote Master: The best movies have excellent quotes. How else will their fame spread if we don’t re-tell those movie moments in detail? Join the Movie Quote Master rank by getting 100% on Movie Quotes IIIIIIIV and V.

MixedUpMay_4Mixed-Up May: Time for a trip to Quiz Lab! For May’s badge, play 15 unpublished, Editor-Picked quizzes in each category. Good luck, and don’t get too mixed up!

SilverScreenSuperstar_1Silver Screen Superstar: You’re gonna see your name in lights. You’re gonna be a star! But before you get your name added to the Walk of Fame, you’ll need to have 5 Movies quizzes published. Better get over to the Create page before you can say, “Action!”

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

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.