Top Comments of the Week (04/01)

Top Comments of the Week

From Dad Jokes to puns and all in between, Sporclers know how to make us laugh.

Here are this week’s best examples:


1. Quiz: 20 Country Snapshot II

EzrianBashirax: “Oman, I was hoping Iran to the comments section to post something witty and entertaining before some Turkey ruined it with the old Palestine argument, but I see Egypt me out of that privilege. I don’t know what goes through the Bahrains of these people, but Israeli getting old.”


2. Quiz: Sesame Street Characters

Eskimoed: ”Can no one else see Snuffleupagus?”


3. Quiz: Four Artist Song Sort

LisaSimpsonOH: “The mental image of Jay-Z performing “It’s a Hard-Knock Life” from “Annie” makes this quiz about 4 acts I know nothing about totally worth it.”


4. Quiz: Batman Villain Match-Up

Cooldude9000: ”Man-Man was bitten by a radioactive man and gained all the powers of a man.”


5. Quiz: Animal Cakes

Esme: “BRB, gotta go draw that cow like one of my French girls.”


New Badges: Best 2 Out of 3, Space Cadet, and Loco Logos

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Is it even possible to be good at rock, paper, scissors without cheating?

Best 2 Out of 3 Badge IconBest 2 Out of 3: You have to take it on faith that paper beats rock. Maybe the rock is claustrophobic. Maybe the rock is solar powered. Maybe the paper is sandpaper. Anyway, earn this badge by getting 100% on Click-Paper-Scissors.

Space Cadet Badge IconSpace Cadet: Put the word ‘space’ in front of anything cool and it’s instant sci-fi gold. Other options include ‘Star’ and ‘Earth’. Get 50% or more on Sci-Fi Movies by Tagline, Greatest Sci-Fi Movies, and Sci-Fi Movie Posters for this badge.

Loco Logos Badge IconLoco Logos: Logos are designed to be memorable, so if you do poorly on these quizzes, you have someone else you can blame. Play 100 Logo quizzes to earn this badge.

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

Top Comments of the Week (03/25)

Top Comments of the Week

From Dad Jokes to puns and all in between, Sporclers know how to make us laugh.

Here are this week’s best examples:


1. Quiz: Fifty Funny People

EzrianBashirax: “I had a little difficulty. I thought “Adam” and “Sandler” matched up, but then I remembered that the title of this quiz was “Funny” People, so I figured there had to be a different name combination…”


2. Quiz: Strange Safety Warnings

Limerick_Man: ”You know I would never endorse
Killing dumb people by force
But remove or disable
All warning labels
The problem gets fixed in due course.”


3. Quiz: What If Those Brands Were French?

BonnieH: “Are you telling me “tar-jay” is NOT Target in French?”


4. Quiz: Is It That Canadian Province?

BetterThanKate: “I didn’t get 100%, but I’m glad I new Some of It rather than Nunavut.”


5. Quiz: TV By Coasters

AKAPseudonym: ”70 years from now your grandchildren are clearing out some old boxes from your attic “Why did grandpa have these meth coasters?”


New Badges: Gangsta’s Paradise, When in 2010, and Not Like the Others

Some of the rappers you’ll see this week have a Shakespeare-sized vocabulary already.

Gangsta's Paradise Badge IconGangsta’s Paradise: Pop in a mixtape and earn this badge by getting 50% or more on Rappers By Birth Name, Rap Music Artists Slideshow, and Rap Lyrics in More Scholarly Language.

When In 2010 Badge IconWhen in 2010: 2010 was the beginning of the end for those year-themed New Years glasses. You can still try with the two-thousand-teens, but it’s just not the same. Play 100 quizzes created in 2010 to earn this badge.

Not Like The Others Bagde IconNot Like the Others: We’re hoping we don’t have to update these quizzes too often… but who knows with presidents anymore? To earn this badge, get 100% on Anything but ElementsAnyone but US Presidents, and Anything but Europe.

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

Top Comments of the Week (03/17)

Top Comments of the Week

From Dad Jokes to puns and all in between, Sporclers know how to make us laugh.

Here are this week’s best examples:


1. Quiz: I Hate St. Patrick’s Day Jokes Too!

Limerick_Man: “St. Patrick’s Day is the best!
Some advice for you all to digest:
Don’t drink at the bar
Then post poems from your car
I’d say more but I’m under arrest”


2. Quiz: Sporcle Roulette

BestLoser: “I won and it only took me 25 tries! It’s like I’m really at a casino!”


3. Quiz: Find That Junk Food!

Cuatrodosocho: “Find That Fruit! -Okay, missed a few. Find That Vegetable! Same thing. Find That Junk Food! 17/17 in 35 seconds. I think it’s time to go on a diet.”


4. Quiz: States By Most Populous City

Snazzypants7: “Its really kind of a jerk move on Kansas City’s part to be in a state that it’s not named after.”


5. Quiz: Oh, Even More Irony

NY_MOB: The “freedom to choose” display with one item made me laugh. It reminded me of the time my wife was working for SaraLee and they gave all the employees tee-shirts that said “Be an original” and then expected everyone to wear them the following casual Friday. True story. We still have the shirt.”


New Badges: Who Are You?, Shoot for the Stars, and Jack of All Trades

Jack of all trades, master of trivia.

Who Are You? Badge IconWho Are You?: They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but these quizzes show that you can paint a portrait with just three. Earn this badge by getting 50% or more on Guess Who in 3 Words and Guess Who in 3 Words II.

Shoot for the Stars Badge IconShoot for the Stars: If you wish to make a badge from scratch, you must first invent the universe. Truthfully, we went with a pre-made universe for this one, but you can’t tell the difference. Get this one by playing 25 Astronomy quizzes.

Jack of All Trades Badge IconJack of All Trades: The spork may seem like the least practical of Swiss army attachments, but you never know when you’ll run into a utensil shortage. To earn this badge, get 5 Miscellaneous quizzes published.

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

Top Comments of the Week (03/11)

 

Top Comments of the Week

From Dad Jokes to puns and all in between, Sporclers know how to make us laugh.

Here are this week’s best examples:


1. Quiz: Country Sorting Blitz III

Socraticmethod: “Dahomey was not my homie on this quiz…”


2. Quiz: Batman Typing Challenge

BogPoet: “I was hoping this would simply be “Nanananana… BATMAN!” over and over again.”


3. Quiz: The World Ladder

Cuatrodosocho: “I saw “golf ball’s destination” and did a double take because “pond” was more than one step away from “pole”.”


4. Quiz: Sliced Movies III

EzrianBashirax: “I recognized Will Smith’s eyes, then I had to focus and think, “is that a German Shepherd or Tommy Lee Jones?” Luckily, I guessed correctly.”


5. Quiz: 30 in 60: US Presidents

Floydpink: ”Wait. Are you absolutely certain George Jefferson wasn’t president? I thought he was movin’ on up.”


Ray Romano and Jimmy Kimmel Talk Sporcle

We’ve always loved Ray Romano.

Last night Ray Romano was on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and it turns out, he is quite fond of Sporcle as well. We have the clip down below.

Ray is a bit worried about keeping “sharp”. Seems like he is doing just fine and hey we are always happy to help him have a happy Uber experience.

All that is left for him is to master the Countries of Asia.

New Badges: Lucky Number 7, Swallowed the Dictionary, and Loose Change

This week, learn sesquipedalian expression options for every colloquy and repartee.

Lucky Number 7: Your lucky number can say a lot; 7 is for those who like the classics. It’s also fit for dad joke connoisseurs, Harry Potter fans, gamblers, and now Sporclers! Play 25 7 Minute quizzes in 1 day to earn this badge.

Swallowed the Dictionary: When you’re cramming for a test, it may become tempting to take “you are what you eat” at face value. We suggest earning this badge instead. Get this one by playing 100 Vocabulary quizzes.

Loose Change: It’s odd that the usual interpretation of a “pool of money” involves coins. It’d be much easier to dive into paper. Get 50% or more on People on US Currency, World Currency Match, and Euro Replaced Currencies for this badge.

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

Top Comments of the Week (03/04)

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From Dad Jokes to puns and all in between, Sporclers know how to make us laugh.

Here are this week’s best examples:


1. Quiz: Punny Business

brimtown: “I wonder how many kids would be horrified to see ‘Frying Nemo’.”


2. Quiz: Superheroes Without ‘Sporcle’

CGMFan1: “I didn’t see Invisible Woman, is she there?”


3. Quiz: Complete the Groups of Seven

EzrianBashirax: “Once I got past the temptation to click “Kyrgyzstan” for every answer, it went well! I was disappointed to find out that Kyrgyzstan was neither a wonder of the world nor an essential virtue.”


4. Quiz: More Badly Misspelled Signs

snazzypants7: “This must have been before spell Czech.”


5. Quiz: Star Wars Smugglers’ Exam

bhenderson79: “If you’re trying to find the planet where Leia was raised in this quiz, you’re looking in Alderaan places.”