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Next week: Back to Sporcle!

Get ready for BACK TO SPORCLE! 

BACK TO SPORCLE is a week to remember all the reasons you love Sporcle. The best quizzes of the summer will be posted on our homepage and Facebook page. Daily blog posts will give you tips and ideas for new ways to use Sporcle. And contests will give you the chance to stretch your creativity for some huge public recognition. We couldn’t be more excited, and we hope you’ll join the fun!

Next week, join us to celebrate fall, the new school year, and Sporcle trivia at its finest.

What to expect:

  • Blog: daily posts, contests, and more!
  • Facebook: top quizzes, polls, and the quirky humor you love
  • Site: an amazing quiz line-up, college leader-board news, and the 10,000th published quiz

Who doesn't love fall???

Sporcle ‘Bad Jokes of the 7 Seas’ Contest

This contest is now closed. Thanks for all the great entries!

You might have noticed on our Facebook page that Sporcle loves to tell a bad joke or two. We don’t know what it is about the dark art of puns that fascinates us so, but it’s a stock we trade in heavily, and we will not be undersold.

In the tradition of the best puns, we are introducing the Sporcle Bad Jokes of the 7 Seas contest. We want all your worst ocean related jokes and puns! We’ll put the best on the blog and they may be part of mysterious future Sporcle pundeavor.

Here’s how to enter: Write your  joke in the comments section of this post by August 10th, and 5 lucky winners will receive a Sporcle t-shirt. (See contest rules for eligibility)

Here’s a few to get you started:

  • What do you call a man with no arms or legs in the ocean? Bob!
  • What do you call a fish with no eye? FSH!
  • Why did the whale cross the road To get to the other tide!

Play on Sporcle, Win a Kindle Fire!

Congratulations to the winner of the Sporcle Game of the Day contest – Kevin Day!!

Play the Five in One Quiz – the Sporcle Game of the Day and you just might win an Amazon Kindle Fire!

Here’s the deal: On Saturday March 24th, play Five in One. To be eligible to win, just log-in as a verified user and play that game. We will randomly pick one lucky winner from any of the Sporcle users who have played the game to win an Amazon Kindle Fire.
Note: You must actually play the game to qualify.

To get ready, do the following:

How to enter:

  • Play the game of the day as a verified logged-in user.
    • The Game of the Day is considered played when either a registered and verified logged-in website entrant plays the Game to completion, or Sponsor receives an alternative e-mail entry during the time of the contest.
  • Be a resident of the United States.  Legally, we’re not able to run contests outside of the US, so this contest is only available to US residents. We blame our lawyers for this one.
  • Check out our official rules.

What’s Your Vision For A Sporcle T-Shirt? Contest

This contest is now closed. Thanks for your awesome entries!

Asta is waiting for your brilliant ideas.

Your favorite online source for stimulating diversions, is partnering with your favorite online source for awesome T-Shirts. Sporcle is teaming up with T-Shirts.com to bring you the “What’s Your Vision For A Sporcle T-Shirt? Contest.”

Sporcle addicts and T-Shirts.com fans have a lot of shared talents: Creativity, knowledge of pop culture trends, and a knack for making tough decisions under pressure. (There’s still debate over whether it’s more stressful to narrow down your T-Shirts shopping cart, or quickly type that last Sporcle answer as the clock counts down to zero!)

Now is your chance to showcase these talents, by sharing your vision for a Sporcle T-Shirt design! The top 4 submissions will receive a $50 merchandise credit to T-Shirts.com.

How do you enter you ask? Easy! Just comment on this blog post with your idea:

  •  Are you a wordsmith? Great- you can comment with a phrase or saying  that you think should be on the shirt
  • Are you a PhotoShop prodigy? Perfect- comment with an image of your T-Shirt design

Best of luck! Send us your pretty tees pretty please!

Sporcle CASH CAB Giveaway

The Sporcle Cash in with Cash Cab contest is now closed. Thanks for your entries!

The funniest game show on TV, Cash Cab combines elements of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Family Feud and Candid Camera as taxi driver/comedian Ben Bailey picks up unsuspecting people hailing a cab and gives them a chance to win thousands. To find out where Cash Cab is playing in your area, visit http://cashcab.mgm.com.

Here at Sporcle we’re a huge fans of the show, so when Cash Cab asked us if we’d like to participate in a fun prize giveaway, we had to jump in.  If you haven’t heard, Discovery’s Emmy winning hit Cash Cab is now airing 5 days a week! We’re holding a contest right here on our blog, and we’ve made it incredibly simple to enter.

How do you enter? We’re giving you a few incredibly easy ways:

  1. Leave a comment on this blog post
  2. Tweet this message: I hope I win Cash in with CASH CAB. RT to enter! http://bit.ly/xc554h #sporcle #cashcab
  3. Post a link to this contest on your blog (and then leave a comment on this post with your link).
  4. Register with a Sporcle account, with Cash in with CASH CAB as your personal note.

Cash In With CASH CAB! Enter to win a Visa Gift Card!

One (1) winner will receive:

  • $100 Visa Cash Card
  • Cash Cab board game

Two (2) additional winners will receive:

  • Cash Cab board game


Sporcle Twitter Trivia Contest

Today we’re running another round of Sporcle Tuesday Trivia on Twitter at 10:30am PT. We’re going to be asking a question every 30 minutes, where the first 5 people who get the answer correct are entered into a drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card. The rules for entry are simple, just answer one (or more) of our twitter questions correctly and you’ll be entered to win the drawing. The first five people to get the question correct, will have their twitter handles re-tweeted for great fame and glory.

See our Official Rules here

Good luck!

Sporcle 10,000 Follower Twitter Contest

Please note this contest is now closed. Our winner was @napalmkristi

Sporcle’s #10kFollowers Contest

Sporcle is closing in on 10,000 Twitter followers and we want to celebrate the occasion by giving one of those followers a $100 Amazon gift card.

To become eligible, simply follow @Sporcle and retweet the message below.

  • Follow @Sporcle and RT this for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card #10kFollowers. Rules: http://bit.ly/mYTkgT #contest

When Sporcle crosses 10,000 followers on Twitter, one lucky follower will be randomly selected to win a $100 Amazon gift card.

Enter the #10kFollowers Contest now!

Limit one entry per follower. Please feel free to email us at feedback@sporcle.com and include “#10kFollowers” in the subject line.
See the Official Rules for details.

Meet the Sporcle Blogging Contest Winner

We finally have selected a winner in our Blog About Sporcle contest that we ran for the entire month of September. We’re happy to announce that the blog winner is: A Real Housewife of Suburban, Texas. The blog’s writer, Tracey, decided to compose her own song about Sporcle called I’m N Luv (Wit a Sporcle) that’s based on T-Pain’s song I’m N Luv (Wit a Stripper). This is as close as Sporcle has ever been to the success of auto-tune, so we were honored that Tracey would think of Sporcle, and then write such an awesome song for us. If anyone wants to make a video of themselves singing along, we will definitely post it here.

We asked Tracey if she could tell us a little more about herself and how she found Sporcle. This is what she said:

Let’s see… a little about me… I live in Texas and I am a stay at
home mom. I have a one-year-old daughter named Brooklyn. My husband,
Brandon, first discovered Sporcle and introduced me to it about a year
ago. We were both hooked and have been competing against each
other ever since. I always beat him in movies and he always beats me
in sports. I found it not only a really fun way to unwind after a long
day, but a very useful teaching tool as well! I taught high school
speech and debate last year and would treat my students to a game on
Sporcle if they had been working hard lately. You should have heard
the cheers when they walked in and saw “Sporcle Day” written on the
board! Anyway, Sporcle is the only site I go to online to play games. I’ve always loved trivia and logic games
more than typical video games, and this site is perfect and can keep
me entertained for hours on end!

We appreciate all the other entrants, and hope to do another blogging contest again soon!