New Badges: Memo to the Curator, Take Home the Gold, and Ye Olde Badge

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Would the Knights of Sporcle have a globe-shaped table?

Crazy Eights Badge IconMemo to the Curator: This badge was a narrow win against “Meme to the Curator”–a badge you get by sending dank memes to a Sporcle Curator. Maybe next time, memes. Play 5 Curator Pick quizzes in each category for this one.

TakeHomeTheGoldTake Home the Gold: Earn this badge and they’ll be calling you Sporcle Phelps! (Okay, maybe that wasn’t comedy gold, but it was at least comedy bronze). Play 100 quizzes during the Summer Olympics to earn yourself this badge.

Niftier Fiftier Badge IconYe Olde Badge: This doesn’t require knowing the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow, but that’s certainly helpful. Get 50% or more on Medieval History Match-Up, Old Professions by Description, and  Name the Nutty Knights! for this one.

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

New Badges: First Contact, Late Lunch, and DJ, Turn it Up!

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Badge me up, Scotty!

Crazy Eights Badge IconFirst Contact: ”Sporcle is the beginning of wisdom, not the end” -Spock-le. You’ll need 100% on Star Trek Intro, Star Trek Crew, and Star Trek Films to earn this out-of-this-world badge.

Niftier Fiftier Badge IconLate Lunch: We may call this one ‘Late Lunch’, but we know you’re going to earn it during work. You can delete your history, but you can’t lie to Sporcle. Play 15 quizzes between 1-2pm for this one.

Axis and Allies Badge IconDJ, Turn it Up!: On the website Sporcle I create and play, but I never do more than 1 Song quiz a day. 100 Song quiz plays, that’s the goal! The only way to become the Fresh Prince of Sporcle. Play 100 Song quizzes to earn this one.

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

New Badges: Cloud Nine, Uphill Battle, and Geology Rocks

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“These badges are sedimentary, my dear Watson!” -SherRock Holmes

Crazy Eights Badge IconCloud Nine: If Cloud 9 is “a state of perfect happiness”, is Cloud 8 “a state of general happiness but with moments where you remember your awful 7th birthday”? If so, I’m on Cloud 8. Play 25 9-minute quizzes in one day for this one.

Axis and Allies Badge IconUphill Battle:  Uphill? Some of these seem like more of a sheer, vertical rock face to us. Get 100% on Progressively Harder Movie Posters, Progressively Harder Corporate Logos, and Progressively Harder US State Outlines for this badge.

Niftier Fiftier Badge IconGeology Rocks: You may think these quizzes will be gneiss and easy, but don’t take them for granite. Some of the questions are sure to flourite over your head. Play 25 Geology quizzes for this one.

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

New Badges: Speedy Selection, What’s Up, Doc?, and One Small Step

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If everything seems under control, you’re not going fast enough.

Crazy Eights Badge IconSpeedy Selection: Nothing’s faster than the speed of light? Explain the speed of pancakes going from perfectly golden to burnt and the speed of untagging oneself from an unflattering Facebook picture. Play 200 Quick Pick quizzes for this badge.

Axis and Allies Badge IconWhat’s Up, Doc?: It’s badge season and I’m hunting badges, so be vewy, vewy quiet. 50% or better on Looney Tunes Characters, Looney Tunes in Real Life, and Looney Tunes Quotes: th-th-th-that’s all you have to do to earn this badge!

Niftier Fiftier Badge IconOne Small Step: If you think the moon landing was faked, we Apollo-gize–this badge will be one giant leap for you.  On July 20th, get 50% or better on To the Moon!, Neil Armstrong’s Moon Landing Quote, and Moon Walkers for this one.

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

New Badges: Game, Set, Match: Sporcle, Badge of Good Hope, and Big Gulp

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If someone commends you on your Game, Set, Match: Sporcle! badge, is it considered a backhanded compliment?

Crazy Eights Badge IconGame, Set, Match: Sporcle!: Don’t think you can ace these quizzes just because you can ace opponents on the court. It’ll be harder than that, twinkletoes. Play 40 Tennis quizzes for this badge.

Axis and Allies Badge IconBadge of Good Hope: Call it what you want; it’ll take a lot more than just some ‘good hope’ to earn this badge. 50% or better on Provinces of South Africa on a Map, Country Quiz: South Africa, and Capitals of South Africa will earn this one.

Niftier Fiftier Badge IconBig Gulp: 7-11′s largest size holds 128 ounces–nearly 380% the volume of an average adult stomach. The badge’s namesake only holds around 100%, which is the score you’ll need to get on 7-11 Countries to earn this badge on July 11th.

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

New Badges: When Sporcle Met Badges, Gold Standard, and Sporcle Book Club

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At Sporcle, our favorite type of clubbing is book clubbing. We’re not the best at dancing, but we’re certainly the most well-read.

Crazy Eights Badge IconWhen Sporcle Met Badges: Romance, comedy and trivia? I’ll have what she’s having! Score 50% or better on AFI Top 50 Romantic Comedies, 10-to-1: Romantic Comedies by Actress, and Romantic Comedy Movie Posters for this one.

Axis and Allies Badge IconGold Standard: You’ve seen the Millennium. You’ve seen the 10K Tycoon. You’ve even seen the Silver Platter. Well there’s a new gold standard in quiz plays, and here it is. All you have to do is play 50,000 quizzes to get it.

Niftier Fiftier Badge IconSporcle Book Club: A Sporcle book club? What a novel idea! Join and you’ll have this badge book, line and sinker. Play a quiz in the Literature category 30 days in a row to earn this badge.

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

New Badges: Unwind Time, Anime Everyday, and Cherry on Top

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Unwind Time? Treat yo self. Anime Everyday? Treat yo self. Cherry on Top? Treat yo self!

Crazy Eights Badge IconUnwind Time: Nothing says “treat yo self” like kicking your feet up and playing a few of your favorite quizzes. Play 15 quizzes between 8-10pm in one day to earn this badge. You deserve it.

Axis and Allies Badge IconAnime Everyday: If you really want senpai to notice you, you’d better be wearing this badge. 25 Anime quizzes will earn you not only the badge, but senpai’s affections.

Niftier Fiftier Badge IconCherry on Top: If you’re a flan of sweet things, doughnut delay to play s’more quizzes–you’ll want this badge a waffle lot. Score 50% or more on Desserts, Desserts by Picture (A-Z), and British Desserts for this one.

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

New Badges: Crazy Eights, Axis and Allies, and Niftier Fiftier

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Badgier. Bloggier. Postier. The naming scheme doesn’t work for everything, but dang it, we tried.

Crazy Eights Badge IconCrazy Eights: Six may be afraid of Seven, but that’s a total misjudgement. The real psychos are obviously the Eights. Play 25 8-minute quizzes in one day to earn this badge.

Axis and Allies Badge IconAxis and Allies: The name ‘The Allies’ is a pretty good bit of branding – it sounds so friendly. It also comes off way better than synonymous options ‘The Associates’, ‘The Colleagues’, or ‘The Peeps’. Play 25 World War II quizzes for this one.

Niftier Fiftier Badge IconNiftier Fiftier: The Nifty Fifty badge is great and all, but this one’s shiny. Score 100% on Find the US States – No Outlines Minefield to get this even niftier, even fiftier badge.

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

New Badges: Off to See the Wizard, Click it to Pick it, and Start Your Engines

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If we knew the Great Wizard of Oz was giving out Sporcle badges, we wouldn’t have asked for the race car. 

Off to See the Wizard: Good thing Dorothy didn’t fall asleep hungry–a Jello brick road would be much harder to follow. Score 100% on Wizard of Oz WishesWizard of Oz Cast, Over the Rainbow Lyrics and Follow That Line: The Wizard of Oz.

OhThankHeaven2011_2 (1)Click it to Pick it: Sure, it doesn’t sound quite as catchy as “Minute to Win It” but it also requires less exercise. Stretch out your clicking finger and play 25 Picture Click quizzes in one day for this one.

TheComposer_2 (1)Start Your Engines: NASCAR sounds fun until you realize it doesn’t stand for “Now A Sporcle Challenge About Racing.”  Bummer. Earn this badge by playing 25 quizzes in the Auto Racing category.

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

New Badges: Large and in Charge, Oh Thank Heaven, 2011, and The Composer

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Sure, the best performing single of 2011 was Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep”. But if you want to really feel the spirit of 2011, throw on “Friday” by Rebecca Black.

Large and in Charge:  Bigger isn’t always better, but in cases of geography, it usually doesn’t hurt. Show that you can be large and in charge and score 100% on Largest Countries by Continent and 10 Most Populous Countries in Order.

OhThankHeaven2011_2 (1)Oh Thank Heaven, 2011: Flashback or throwback? It mostly depends on whether you want to thank heaven for 2011, or thank heaven that it’s long gone. Play 100 quizzes from 2011 to earn this one.

TheComposer_2 (1)The Composer: Being a music composer seems to consist of banging on the piano and looking surly in your portraits. Being a quiz composer has gotta be more fun. Get this badge by having 5 of your quizzes published in the Music category.

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