New Badges: Director’s Cut, Lyrical Legacy, and Dinner Party!

The director’s cut of this blog post is actually a short novel.

Director's Cut Badge IconDirector’s Cut:  ‘Director’s Cut’ is usually just code for ‘longer version’, but who doesn’t want an extra 20 minutes of their favorite movie? Play 25 quizzes with the director tag to get this badge.

Lyrical Legacy Badge IconLyrical Legacy: Sing your way through the decades and you’ll be a hit at karaoke no matter the crowd. To earn this badge, score 50% or higher on 1970s Lyric Match, 1980s Lyric Match, 1990s Lyric Match, and 2000s Lyric Match.

Dinner Party! Badge IconDinner Party!: Eating and Sporcling are two pleasures that combine admirably. Just watch out for keyboard crumbs. Show up for the party and earn this badge by playing 15 quizzes between 6-8 pm in one day.

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

New Badges: Projection Room, Borderly Love, and Growing Pains

If being neighborly is good, being borderly is even better.

Slideshow Badge IconProjection Room:  Slideshows are useful when it comes to vacation photos, school presentations, and meetings. But why watch a slideshow when you could play through one? Play 25 Slideshow quizzes in one day to get this badge.

Borderly Love Badge IconBorderly Love: It’s always good to know your neighbors, just in case you need to borrow 10,000 cups of sugar. Show your Borderly Love and play 50 quizzes with the Border tag for this badge.

Growing Pains Badge IconGrowing Pains: Pluto may not be the smallest planet anymore, but it’s still got the biggest heart. Get 100% on Smallest-to-Largest PlanetsShortest-to-Longest Minefield, and Youngest to Oldest Minefield.

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

Top Comments of the Week (11/20)

Check out our favorite witty commenters below:


1. From: Complete the Palindrome

Q_PheevrDid you hear about the time an argument on this site was cut short by Christmas decorations? I believe the headline read Tinsel crops Sporcle snit.


2. From: British Cities Typing Challenge

erinpuffI was afraid the last one was going to be Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.


3. From: Movies by Memorabilia

EzrianBashiraxI was at the auction for the Lord of the Rings memorabilia. Turns out that the prop doesn’t actually turn you invisible, and it also turns out that auction house security guards would make excellent linebackers.


4. From: NBA Teams (Redux)

packmanwiscyThe first choice was the Sonics and I clicked on it. No regrets.


5. From: Movie Taglines by Genre

MightyJackWho else thought that the answer to the Benjamin question *had* to be The Curious Case of Benjamin Button?

 

Element Symbols Minefield: The Sporcle Featured Quiz of the Week

We think all our featured quizzes are great, but once a week we find a quiz published within the last 7 days that went the extra mile.

This week’s quiz is Element Symbols Minefield by Sporcle User nthe.

What’s the Quiz About?

At last, we have a science quiz to feature! Ultimate chemistry fanatics can unleash their knowledge onto this minefield, where a single wrong answer will automatically end the quiz. You do have ten minutes to answer all 114 elements correctly, but keep an eye on the timer and pace yourself. Only 1.5% of Sporclers have gotten all the answers correct – will you be one of them?


New Badges: Animation Nation, Badgio Italiano, and Give Thanks

No turkeys were harmed in the making of these badges.

Animation Nation BadgeAnimation Nation:  This badge can transform any time of day into Saturday morning – cereal not included. Earn this badge by getting your nostalgia on and playing 100 quizzes with the Cartoon tag.

Badgio Italiano IconBadgio Italiano: Italians must be fans of the ‘happy little accidents’ approach; if the Tower of Pisa were straight, it never would’ve become such a tourist site. For this, get 50% or more on Regions of Italy, Cities of Italy, and Country Quiz: Italy.

Give Thanks Badge IconGive Thanks: Even if you’re too stuffed with pie to move, you can still stretch your brain. To earn this, play Thanksgiving Dinner Logic PuzzleMacy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons, and Thanksgiving Dinner States on Thanksgiving.

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

Top Comments of the Week (11/13)

Check out our favorite witty commenters below:


1. From: Did Trump Really Tweet It?

EssessNine97This quiz frightens me.


2. From: 25 Ways Not to Spell ‘Hare’

tigeruOne of those was hard.


3. From: Severed Countries

RayaviWhat, there’s no country called Egychelles?


4. From: Foreign-Born Population: Greenland

RangersRangersI like to think that someone in Nuuk is taking this quiz, and is like, “Well I know Jerry’s family is from Italy, so that has to be there…”


5. From: Geography Speed-Picking

OttawaWendyDamn you Fuji! You look a lot like Fiji!

10 Most Populous Asian Countries in Order: The Sporcle Featured Quiz of the Week

We think all our featured quizzes are great, but once a week we find a quiz published within the last 7 days that went the extra mile.

This week’s quiz is 10 Most Populous Asian Countries in Order by Sporcle User jackmerlin.

What’s the Quiz About?

You may know the two countries that take up over a third of the world’s population, but can you guess the other most populated Asian countries? You’ll already be given the ten countries with the highest populations in Asia, but it’s your job to determine the order that they go in. This quiz isn’t a blitz, so take your time and ponder the ever-increasing numbers of people in that continent.


New Badges: Live from New York, Eighteenth Hole, and Alphabet Danger Zone

FORE! Badges! Okay, there’s three badges, but you get the idea.

Live from New York:  Saturday Night Live – the show that launched 1000 careers. To earn this badge get 50% or better on SNL Hosts, Most Seasons on SNL, Original SNL Cast, and SNL Celebrity Impressions.

Eighteenth Hole Badge IconEighteenth Hole: Break out your visor and your plaid pants, because there’s a extra-long round of golf ahead. Power right past 18 and play 25 Golf quizzes to earn this badge.

Alphabet Danger Zone Badge IconAlphabet Danger Zone: A might be popular, but X and Z have style. Get 100% on Letters Minefield: US States, Letters Minefield: Countries of Europe, Letters Minefield: Elements, and Letters Minefield: Days and Months for this badge.

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

Top Comments of the Week (11/06)

Check out our favorite witty commenters below:


1. From: Find the US States

smac17Oooh this is new!


2. From: Long One-Word Countries

NY_MOBIt seemed like every country that came to mind had EXACTLY 10 letters.


3. From: Clipped Words III

cslPlease accept “saxamaphone…”


4. From: Celebrities on Halloween

spacerobotI think the real challenge here is how not to get 100%…


5. From: Long One-Word Countries

BestLoserCompensating much, Liechtenstein?

 

MLB World Series Winners Minefield: The Sporcle Featured Quiz of the Week

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We think all our featured quizzes are great, but once a week we find a quiz published within the last 7 days that went the extra mile.

This week’s quiz is MLB World Series Winners Minefield by Sporcle User jjpn73.

What’s the Quiz About?

Still feeling the rush from the MLB World Series’ conclusion? Look no further, and test your baseball history! The minefield is simple: click the teams that have won the World Series. If you get click a wrong answer, the quiz will explode and end. But have no fear, you have two whole minutes to click 22 teams – time goes slower than you think.