New Badges: 2008 the Great, Quick Pick, and Early Bird

2008 may have been great, but we think 2015 has been supreme.

2008 the great2008 the Great: 2008 was the year that Obama became president, Michael Phelps won 8 Gold Medals, and Sporcle came out with some of our most iconic quizzes. Play 100 quizzes that were published in 2008 to receive this badge.

quick pickQuick Pick: A little bit of this, and a little bit of that. You won’t have to be all-knowing for these quizzes, just be able to tell fruits from countries. Get 100% on Multi-Category Minefield Blitz I, II, III, IV, and V and earn this badge.

early birdEarly Bird: The early bird catches the worm, but the early worm should have stayed in bed. To earn this badge, you don’t have to get out of bed, as long as you sleep next to your laptop. Just play 10 quizzes between 6 AM and 8 AM in one day.


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

New Badges: Dundie Award, Puzzle Hunter II, and Opening Bell

Bears, Beets, Battlestar Galactica, and Badges. 

office (1)Dundie Award: Everyone deserves an award every once in a while, even if it’s just for having the whitest sneakers. Play 25 The Office quizzes to earn your very own Dundie. 

siaPuzzle Hunter II: This is our second Puzzle Hunt, and it’s sure to stretch your mind. To become part of the Sporcle Intelligence Agency, complete the SIA Puzzle Hunt.

opening bellOpening Bell: Think you know as much as those business bigwigs on Wall Street? Prove it by getting 50% or more on Dow Jones Companies by Ticker Symbol, NASDAQ 100, and Original Fortune 500.

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

New Badges: Take Five, You Crack Me Up, and Sporcle MVP

September is Better Breakfast Month. We’re celebrating with a stack of pancakes and some new badges.

take 5Take Five: Five minutes is just enough time to catch your breath and eat a quick snack. What goes great with a snack? A Sporcle quiz, of course! Play 25 quizzes that are 5 minutes long in 1 day to receive this badge.
you crack me upYou Crack Me Up: We all love a good comedy, these are some of the best around. For this badge, get 50% or better on Comedy Movie Posters, Comedy Movies by Tagline, and AFI 100 Years 100 Laughs.
sporclemvpSporcle MVP: Every team has a few players that just go above and beyond the call of duty. Join Sporcle’s pro-league and have 5 quizzes published that are in the sports category to earn this badge.

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

New Badges: Animal Farm, Sporcle Siesta, and It’s Dangerous to Go Alone

Fall is quickly approaching, bring in the new season with these badges.

livestock badgeAnimal Farm: Old McSporcle had a farm, but we produce quizzes instead of crops. Get 50% or more on World Sheep PopulationTop Beef, Pork, & Poultry Producers, and World Turkey Population.

sporcle siestaSporcle Siesta: We always feel sleepy in the early afternoon. We sometimes just need some time to take a nap. To earn this badge, play 15 quizzes between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. in one day.

zelda badgeIt’s Dangerous to Go Alone: Link needs your help to save Princess Zelda. Take a trip to Hyrule, grab a sword or two, and get ready to fight Ganon. Play 25 quizzes tagged Legend of Zelda to receive this badge.

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

New Badges: Pro Bowler, Everything but the Kitchen Sink, and Rio de Badgeiro

From the NFL to Brazil, the badges this week cover everything but the kitchen sink.

w7OP3ho_-VXe-YKCahGk9WvaLjRylMuntVJ7jQrywGMPro Bowler: Get ready to join the pros. To get this badge, earn 100% on NFL Career Passing Yard Leaders, NFL Career TD Leaders, NFL Career Rushing Leaders, and NFL Career Receiving Yards Leaders.

kitchen sinkEverything but the Kitchen Sink: Our miscellaneous quizzes can be about almost anything. From Baby Names to Food to College, there’s something there for everyone. Play 25 Miscellaneous quizzes in one day and receive this badge.

brazil badgeRio de Badgeiro: Brazil is both the 5th most populated country and the 5th largest by area. See what else you can learn when you earn this badge. Get 50% or more on States of Brazil, Country Quiz: Brazil, and Cities of Brazil.

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

New Badges: Curator Pick, Welcome to Quahog, and Around the World in 80 Days

Any badge one Sporcler can imagine, other Sporclers can make real. 

CuratorPick2Curator Pick: Curators are an important part of the Sporcle community, it’s about time that there was a badge dedicated to them. Get a curator pick on one of your quizzes to get this badge.

FamilyGuyTagWelcome to Quahog: The Griffins have been on TV since 1999, and we still laugh every time Stewie mispronounces Cool Whip. To join all your favorite characters on Spooner Street, play 25 Family Guy quizzes.

around the world in 80 daysAround the World in 80 Days: Accompany Philias Fogg in his trip around the world, without ever leaving your chair. Play a Geography quiz for 80 days in a row to receive this badge.

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

New Badges: Coming Attractions, Red Badge of Courage, and Choose Wisely

Celebrate the end of summer with one last BBQ, a trip to the beach, and these new badges.

ComingAttactionsComing Attractions: A good movie poster tells you what the movie is about with one image. A bad movie poster leaves you dazed and confused. These quizzes have both. Get 100% on Movie Posters I, II, III, IV, and V to earn this badge.

RedBadgeOfCourage2Red Badge of Courage: These quizzes will have you seeing red. To receive this badge, get 50% or more on Fictional Characters Who Are Red, Foods That Are Red, Red Logos, and ‘Red’ Literature Match.

ChooseWiselyChoose Wisely: Life is full of tough decisions and these quizzes are no exception. This is the only place on the site that you’ll have to make the decision ‘Shakespeare or Batman?’. To get this badge, play 100 This or That quizzes.

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

New Badges: 2 Minute Drill, Body Language, and Blueprint Boss

Can you figure out the blueprints to earn these new badges?

e5dPi2INheJvRT8ZgMqUQMuFqOmLkALlRflwnVpMlvU2 Minute Drill: In 2 minutes, you can do lots of things: brush your teeth, check your horoscope, or even play a Sporcle quiz. To get this badge, play 15 2 minute quizzes in 1 day.

BodyLanguageBody Language: Everyone played ‘doctor’ when they were kids, now you can see how much you actually know about your body. Play 25 quizzes tagged anatomy to earn this badge.

6FDLCAHTjAgUXnkV0YquKpjNoFKdQEWF4PfSiAvc38kBlueprint Boss: We don’t know much about reading blueprints, good thing we’re not architects. Get 50% or more on The Sporcle Viewfinder, Tallest Building Cities (US), and 12 Silhouettes of Famous Buildings to receive this badge.

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

New Badges: Hit the Books, The Original Sporcler, and Spelling Bee

It’s almost time to head back to school, see if you’re ready for the new school year and earn these badges.

HitTheBooks2Hit the Books: College is all about meeting new people, learning new things, and beer pong. To get this badge, you’ll need 100% on Are You Smarter Than A College Student? I, II, III, IV, and V.

2007SporcleThe Original Sporcler: Sporcle has come a long way since it was first created. It’s time to go back to basics with the quizzes that started it all. Play 22 quizzes that were published in 2007 to receive this badge.

SpellingBeeSpelling Bee: The only way to make spelling bees more terrifying is to add a minefield to them. To win the Sporcle Spelling Bee, get 100% on Commonly Misspelled Words I, II, and III.

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

New Badges: Badge of the Pharaohs, Classic Schmassic, and Bazinga!

We think these badges are… Zazzy.

EgyptBadgeBadge of the Pharaohs: We can sum up what we know about Egypt in 3 words: pyramid, Nile, and mummy. To earn this badge, get 50% on Country Quiz: Egypt, Governorates of Egypt, and Nile River Countries.

ClassicSchamssicClassic Schmassic: Time to get back to the classics. Get your fingers ready to type, you could have quite a few quizzes to play. Play 1,000 Classic quizzes and receive this badge.

Bazinga2Bazinga!: Holy crap on a cracker, there’s a badge for The Big Bang Theory. To get it, take a seat on the couch (as long as you’re not in Sheldon’s spot) and play 25 quizzes tagged The Big Bang Theory.

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

[Note: There was an error when the Classic Schmassic badge was released. We are re-publishing it, and the new badge will award credit for past plays correctly. We apologize for the confusion or inconvenience.]