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.

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.

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.

New Badges: Country Club, The Historian, and 007

Hungary for badges?

Country Club Icon - Club SandwichCountry Club: Technically, bacon, tomato, and toasted bread aren’t countries yet. Until a visionary soul remedies this situation, you should just stick to Turkey. For this badge, lettuce play 197 quizzes with the Country tag.

The Historian Icon - ColiseumThe Historian: They say history is written by the victors, but somehow there’s still no bestseller on The Great Emu War of 1932. We’re waiting, emus. In the meantime, earn this badge by playing 25 History quizzes in one day.

Bond Badge - Bond Silhouette on Green Background007: To marathon of all the Bond films, you’d need over 50 hours… and you wouldn’t even get a badge after all that. It’d be a lot easier to celebrate the new movie by getting 100% on James Bond Movies for the 007 badge.

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

New Badges: Rapid Fire, Sinister Cinema, and Hail to the Chief

Heeeere’s badges!

Rapid Fire: Sprints – now with 100% less running. To earn this badge, get warmed up and speed through these quizzes. Get 100% on 30 in 60:State Capitals, 30 in 60:Music Artists, 30 in 60:TV Characters, and 30 in 60:Classic Novels.

Sinister Cinema: Everyone’s entitled to one good scare, and with this badge you can get yours any time of year. Use your horror expertise and get 50% or better on Horror Movies Taglines, Horror Movie Posters, and Alfred Hitchcock Movies.

Hail to the Chief: If you’ve been to Mt. Rushmore, you’ve got at least 4 guesses ready to go for any of these quizzes. Play 100 US Presidents quizzes to get this badge.


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

New Badge Alert Email


Ever forget to earn badges? 

We release a new round of badges each week (on Tuesdays.) But if you’re like us, you already have too many things to keep track of. That’s why we put together the new badge alert email.

No more checking your badge page, scouring the Sporcle blog, or missing the release of a new holiday badge. Start earning badges right away, just by checking your email.

How do I sign up?

You may have already received one of these emails in your inbox. If you haven’t, go to your email settings, and make sure to check the box under Badges that says “ .”

Note: If you’re getting this email, but don’t want to be, go to your email settings and uncheck the box. 


New Badges: Homepage Hero, Movie Marathon, and Goal-Oriented

Our goal is to have you marathon your way into being a Sporcle hero. 

HomepageHero_2Homepage Hero: We’re always looking for great quizzes to publish. Thanks to you, we’re in no short supply! This badge recognizes quizmakers who’ve had 10 games published to the Sporcle homepage.

MovieMarathon_2Movie Marathon: Time to break out the popcorn. If you consider yourself a movie maven, earn this badge by playing at least 25 games in the Movies category in one day.

WorldCup_1Goal Oriented: Just in time for the World Cup! Make it your goal to come out on top by playing 25 World Cup games.


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

New Badges: All That Jazz, Fab Four, and Simple Science

Our three newest badges are here just in time for summer! 

1000Entertainment3All That Jazz: If all of your friends consult you for all of their pop culture questions – on everything from celebrity selfies to cereal mascots – then this badge is for you. Just play 1000 total games in Entertainment.

FabFour_1Fab Four: Here at Sporcle, we came together and created this new badge. All you need is love, and maybe a little help from your friends, to play 25 total Beatles games and earn this badge.

SimpleScience_1Simple Science: We’re going back to the basics for this badge. Can you score 100% on Planets from the Sun, Simple Machines, and Prime Numbers?


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

New Badges: HAL 9000, Lip Service, and Child of the 90′s

Have you seen our most recent badges? We’ve got three new ones for you to check out.

HAL90001397081334HAL 9000: The ultimate showdown between man and computer. Can you win 100 challenges against the Sporcle computer?


CategoryBadge1397081414Lip Service: It’s time to prove your polyglot prowess by playing 1000 games in Language. You better get started – that’s a lot of words to type.


Childofthe90s1397081532Child of the 90′s: Feeling nostalgic? Take a trip down memory lane and play 1990s Blitz, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Theme, ’90s Video Games, Alanis Morissette ‘Irony’, and Faces on TIME (1990s).

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

New Badges: Beaker Breaker, Time Bandit, and Wonder Women

Pssssst! Have you heard about our three newest badges?

CategoryBadge1389659253Beaker Breaker: We would tell you a chemistry joke, but all the good ones argon. Luckily, you can satisfy your science cravings by playing 1000 total games in Science to get this badge.

PercentonGamesBadge1391019087Wonder Women: You may not have a Golden Lasso of Truth or unbreakable silver bracelets, but earning this badge will make you feel like a superhero anyways. All you have to do is get 50% or better on Forty Famous Women, Female Firsts, and Women in the Bible.

TimeBandit1391019050Time Bandit: What time is it? Time to test your knowledge by playing Who was the Doctor?, Bill and Ted History, and Back to the Future Quotes.


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