New Badges: H2Oh-Em-Gee, The Year of the Badge, and Math ‘N Stuff

Climb every mountain, ford every stream, take every Sporcle quiz, until you’ve earned your badge!

H2OhEmGee1H2Oh-Em-Gee: It’s always good to know the basics when it comes to our world’s water. Get 50% or better on Largest LakesLongest RiversDeepest Oceans and Seas and Countries with Tallest Waterfalls and you’ll earn this badge. Ah, refreshing!

YearOfTheBadge_1The Year of the Badge: We see a new badge in your future. To earn it, you shouldn’t need a horoscope or a crystal ball – all you need to do is get 100% on the Chinese Zodiac Signs, 12 Signs of the Zodiac, and Birthstones quizzes. The stars tell us you’ll do great.

Math_N_Stuff_3Math ‘N Stuff: We crunched the numbers and decided to release an arithmetic badge for all you number loving types. Play 50 Math games to earn this badge. It all adds up!

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

Top Tweets (12/30/2014)

toptweetsv65oai7fxn47qv9nectxWhen you see something you really like, sometimes retweeting and favoriting isn’t enough – that’s why @Sporcle has this weekly blog post. Congrats to the tweeters who made the cut this week!

Remember, you can always reach us on Facebook or Twitter with any questions or comments you have.

New Badges: Stir Friday, El Badgeriño, and Totally ’80s

What do Friday, Spain, and the 1980s have in common? They’re all themes for this week’s badges!

StirFriday_1Stir Friday: Mmm, stir fry. If you want tasty goodness, you’ll need to throw a little bit of everything into a pan and cook it… or play at least one game from each category on a Friday. If you do the first, you’ll have a delicious meal. If you do the second, you’ll earn this badge.

ElBadgerino_1El Badgeriño: Whether it’s through art, language, dance, or food, Spanish culture has left its mark on the world. Show your appreciation for this country by getting 50% or better on Cities of Spain, Country Quiz: Spain, Regions of Spain, and Monarchs of Spain. By doing so, you’ll collect this badge.

Totally80s_6Totally ’80s: Whether you lived through the ’80s or just really like John Hughes movies, this is the badge for you. Grab your legwarmers and neon jacket, then get 50% or better on Faces on TIME (1980s), 1980s Blitz, and The Great 1980s Quiz to earn it.

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

Top Tweets (12/23/2014)

toptweetsv65oai7fxn47qv9nectxWhen you see something you really like, sometimes retweeting and favoriting isn’t enough – that’s why @Sporcle has this weekly blog post. Congrats to the tweeters who made the cut this week!

Remember, you can always reach us on Facebook or Twitter with any questions or comments you have.

New Badges: January Jamboree, Diva Nation, and Superhero Showdown

This week marks your chance to earn a badge with Beyonce on it.

Badge_JanuaryJamboreeJanuary Jamboree: Monthly themed badges continue with this offering. To earn January’s badge, play 50 each of ClassicClickablePicture BoxSlideshow, and Map quizzes. Are you up to the challenge?

Badge_DivasDiva Nation: Who run the world? Girls! Hail the queens of pop by getting 50% or better on the I Will SurviveSingle LadiesRolling in the Deep, and Respect lyrics quizzes. You’ll be celebrating girl power and collecting a badge at the same time!

Badge_MarvelVsDCSuperhero Showdown: Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! It’s a new superhero badge! To get it, you’ll have to play 25 Marvel and 25 DC Comics quizzes. Just be sure to watch out for radioactivity, kryptonite, and a whole host of supervillains.

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

Sporcle Wrap-Up 2014: Just for Fun

2014 has been awesome at Sporcle. If you missed out on any quizzes from one of our favorite categories, look no further! Here are 10 of the most popular Just for Fun games from 2014.

Top Just for Fun Quizzes

10. Tiny Almost Useless TriviaIt’s so cute! With one question for each Sporcle category, this quiz has everything wrapped up in one teeny tiny package of fun.

hobbits9. Reindeer, Hobbits, and the Zodiac: You’ve got Middle Earth, the North Pole, and the constellations to contend with on this one. Is a perfect score in your stars?

8. Bingo Card Logic Puzzle: B-I-N-G-Woooah this quiz was fun! It provides all the excitement you’d find in traditional game, no bingo daubers required.

7. A-B-C-D-E Quiz: This quiz is as easy as A-B-C…D-E. Don’t get an F, and make sure you frantically click all 150 letters to freedom.

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6. Quick! Click the Only One!: Simpsons, Beatles, Hogwarts, and Disney. The gang’s all here, will you be?

5. Cats, Dogs, and Kangaroos! Logic Puzzle: Kangaroos have infiltrated the Happy Sunshine Dog and Cat Funland and are wreaking havoc! What compelled this, we can’t say. What we do know is that it was a blast to figure out.

4. 99 Nimble Numbers Match-Up: A Match-Up. A blitz. A lot of fun! This is the kind of quiz that makes you frantic until you succeed. And that’s what we call fun.

3. ANYTHING But US States: This quiz was ANYTHING but boring! With decoys like Sir Mixalot, Whiskies, and Meatball Marinara, its greatest challenge is beating the clock without getting distracted by fits of laughter.

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2. 25 Number Logic Puzzle: Well done doesn’t begin to describe this one. There’s something satisfying in finishing a logic puzzle, and this one was the perfect blend of difficult and devious.

1. Find Voldemort! A Harry Potter Logic Puzzle: Here’s hoping you can do a better job of sniffing out these clues than Voldemort. In only one month, this quiz became the highest played Just for Fun quiz of 2014. It must be magic!

Featured Game of the Week (12/17/2014)

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. Here’s the quiz of the week!

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Poker Hands: Best to Worst

by Spacemaniac

Featured December 11, 2014

 

About the Quizmaker

Spacemaniac made this week’s featured quiz, and it’s his 87th (wow!) quiz to be published.  He’s been on Sporcle since May 2011, and has played over 10,000 quizzes since then. He has 74 badges. Thanks for making a great quiz, Spacemaniac.

What’s the Quiz About?

Poker Hands: Best to Worst is a clickable quiz that tests your poker knowledge. When given a list of possible poker hands, can you choose the hands in order from best to worst?  Make sure to read all the options ahead of time, since this quiz is a minefield. If you get one wrong, the quiz is over.. You’ll also have to move quickly to finish this quiz in time; you only have one minute. While this may seem intimidating, don’t be too apprehensive about taking this quiz. There are only nine answers, so if you know the answers, you’ll have plenty of time to click them all in the right order. 

Poker Hands: Best to Worst was played 48,886 times while it was on the front page and ended up with a rating of 4.0.


Sporcle Wrap-Up 2014: Movies

2014 has been awesome at Sporcle. If you missed out on any quizzes from one of our favorite categories, look no further! Here are 10 of the most popular Movie games from 2014.

Top Movie Quizzes

10. Movie Posters XVIn our fifteenth (yes, that’s correct!) installment of the Movie Posters quiz series, we saw a nice blend of old and new. ‘Frozen’? Check. ‘My Fair Lady’? Got it. Let’s just say we never get bored of these gems.

9. Animated Movie Couple Match: Romance is in the air. From Legos to cars to skeletons, this quiz showed us that any animated creature can find love. And we love that.

8. Movie Quote Match-Up‘I do wish we could talk about this quiz for longer, but I’m having an old friend for dinner.’ That’s how it went, right?

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7. 50 Flicks to Click (2000): As this quiz proved, the year 2000 was a damn good one on the movie front. Meet the Parents AND American Psycho?! It also provided a gentle reminder that yes, these movies were released 14 years ago, and yes, that makes us old.

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6. 5-Star Movie Villains: If we said this quiz was *evil*, would you believe us?

5. The Answer is the Film Title: This quiz paired ‘Glinda, Maleficent & Jabba the Hutt’. Enough said.

4. Disney-pedia: The Disney Princesses: If this quiz taught us anything, it taught us that less is more. Only 11 answers needed on this Princess quiz, where we learned what the name Pocahontas means, and the age of Snow White (gasp, she’s younger than you think!). 

3. Disney Animated Classics (Redux): You can never have too many fun Disney quizzes, at least that’s what we always say! This one forced us to memorize all the classics by guessing them all correctly without making a single mistake. Sounds like our kind of challenge.

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2. Pixar Bunker: The only thing more fun than a Redux is a Bunker, and we got a fun one in the Pixer Bunker. You get to show off your Pixar knowledge, until you botch the thing and accidentally say that at the end of Toy Story, Sid ends up with Woody. That would be a disaster! 

1. Complete the Disney Movie Title: This quiz is about as classic as they come. Part of its beauty is that you’ll see ’Oliver &’ and look for Hardy. When you realize how silly that was and look for Twist, the only thing left to do is laugh.

7 Comments That Prove You’re a Sporcler

Sporclers say the darndest things…

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7. ”Sporclophobia – the fear of your brain freezing when the counter hits 10 seconds remaining.”UnitedRoadRed

(From: Face Your Fears)

6. ”Sporcle: My only source for knowing when a country changes their name.”crazydiamond1to9

(From: Country Sorting Blitz)

5. ”So I was racking my brain for the last minute and a half to find which one country I was missing, only to realize that it was… China. Yeah, that happened. That’s a clear cut case of Sporclitis.” Jesuslovesya

(From: Asia by ANY 3 Letters)

4. ”Chuck Norris’s quiz on Sporcle is currently getting a rating of 8.4 Globes.” - multigerinky

(From: Complete the Chuck Norris Joke)

kyrgz3. “Kyrgyzstan may only contain 0.0804638529% of the world’s population, but it occupies 100% of my heart.” - abard124

(From: Countries With 1% or More of the World’s Population)

 

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2. ”I must say that I never have let schooling get in the way of my Sporcle addiction.”milc

(From: Famous ‘Sporcle’ Quotes)

1. ”To hell with how many times it’s been re-tweeted, whatever that means. When your selfie turns into a Sporcle quiz within an hour after it’s taken, you have arrived.”strags11

(From: Ellen’s 2014 Oscars Selfie)

Top Tweets (12/16/14)

toptweetsv65oai7fxn47qv9nectxWhen you see something you really like, sometimes retweeting and favoriting isn’t enough – that’s why @Sporcle has this weekly blog post. Congrats to the tweeters who made the cut this week!

Remember, you can always reach us on Facebook or Twitter with any questions or comments you have.