needapausebutton

Member since:Aug, 2011
Location:Sporcling Waters, USA
Role: Curator for April Fools'; Editor for History; Moderator
Quizmaster Score (?)

12,529

Challenge Record (?)

197-438-30

About me:Sporcle's been good to me, and for me; and I thank the other players whose ingenuity and humour inspire me to play their games - napb@roadrunner.com
Total Quizzes played:10098
Unique Quizzes played:8989
Comments made:3674
Avg. comment score:4.30
Avg. game rating given:4.9/5
Badges and Achievements - needapausebutton has earned 48/110 badges
Gimme the Mic
August 18, 2014
Played 25 total Figure Out the Lyrics games
6,186 users have this badge
10K Tycoon
August 13, 2014
Played 10,000 total games
1,294 users have this badge
The Boy Who Lived
July 31, 2014
Played Harry Potter: Close-Up!, Hogwarts Wizard Training and Harry Potter Minefield on Harry Potter's birthday (July 31st)
3,439 users have this badge
Minute Master
July 15, 2014
Played 60 total 1 minute games
32,708 users have this badge
Baker's Dozen
July 13, 2014
Played at least one game for thirteen consecutive days
6,360 users have this badge
Stars and Stripes
July 4, 2014
Played US Independence Day, Original 13 Colonies, and Grand Old Flag on Independence Day (US)
8,164 users have this badge
Homepage Hero
June 19, 2014
Had 10 games published to the Sporcle homepage
162 users have this badge
Fab Four
June 6, 2014
Played 25 total Beatles games
8,768 users have this badge
CAPITALIZER
May 25, 2014
Got 100% on US Capitals
30,701 users have this badge
Friend Zone
May 16, 2014
Have at least 25 friends on Sporcle
481 users have this badge
Death and Taxes
April 15, 2014
Played Causes of Death and Taxing Countries on Tax Day (U.S.)
7,092 users have this badge
Overdose
April 1, 2014
Played at least 25 games in one day
36,932 users have this badge
Mouse Ears
March 28, 2014
Played 25 total Disney games
24,772 users have this badge
Luck of the Irish
March 17, 2014
5,563 users have this badge
Stork Stalker
March 12, 2014
Played 25 total Baby Names games
13,037 users have this badge
Wonder Women
February 14, 2014
8,670 users have this badge
Animal Lover
November 19, 2013
Got 50% or better on Happy Animals, Sad Animals, and Angry Animals
16,100 users have this badge
Century Club
November 9, 2013
Played at least one game for one hundred consecutive days
2,074 users have this badge
Trick or Treat
October 31, 2013
4,618 users have this badge
Musical Maven
September 26, 2013
Played 25 total Broadway games
6,666 users have this badge
Shiver Me Timbers!
September 19, 2013
Played A Pirate's Favorite Quiz, Pirates Close-Up, and Stupid Pirate Jokes on Talk Like a Pirate Day
4,558 users have this badge
Back to Sporcle
September 17, 2013
Played 25 quizzes during Back to Sporcle week
9,101 users have this badge
The Bard
August 27, 2013
Played 25 total Shakespeare games
7,009 users have this badge
Ring-bearer
August 2, 2013
Played 25 total Lord of the Rings games
7,997 users have this badge
Crazy Ivan
July 18, 2013
Had a game published in each category
20 users have this badge
Sorting Hat
June 21, 2013
Played 25 total Harry Potter games
27,468 users have this badge
Thunderdome
May 9, 2013
Won 100 challenges against other users
3,516 users have this badge
Trekkie
May 9, 2013
Played 25 total Star Trek games
4,977 users have this badge
Let the Wookiee Win
May 4, 2013
9,505 users have this badge
Bishkek or Bust
April 4, 2013
Played 25 total Kyrgyzstan games
8,170 users have this badge
Cabbage Tickler
April 2, 2013
Played 1000 total games in Just For Fun
3,694 users have this badge
London Calling
March 16, 2013
17,738 users have this badge
I Like Pi
March 14, 2013
Played Kinds of Pie and got at least ten correct answers on Digits of Pi on Pi Day
8,135 users have this badge
Oscar Obsessed
February 14, 2013
10,223 users have this badge
Cupid's Arrow
February 14, 2013
5,165 users have this badge
Ned Ryerson
February 2, 2013
4,723 users have this badge
Feliz Navidad
December 25, 2012
5,640 users have this badge
Dean's List
December 3, 2012
Got an Editor Pick in each category
37 users have this badge
Millennium
November 30, 2012
Played 1000 total games
40,346 users have this badge
The Big Apple
November 9, 2012
20,213 users have this badge
Sporcla Cum Laude
September 6, 2012
Set a school in your profile
60,112 users have this badge
Quite Presidential
September 2, 2012
52,810 users have this badge
Blender
September 2, 2012
Got 50% or better on Blender Settings
30,449 users have this badge
Sampler Platter
August 31, 2012
Played a game from each category
81,763 users have this badge
Challenger
October 24, 2011
Won a challenge against
another user
102,778 users have this badge
Published
October 9, 2011
Had a game published on the Sporcle home page
3,068 users have this badge
Nifty Fifty
August 21, 2011
Got 100% on 50 States
139,727 users have this badge
Newbie
August 10, 2011
Created and verified an account on Sporcle
Around the World
25,499 users have this badge
Nimble Numbers
12,099 users have this badge
Running the Table
Got 100% on Periodic Table
12,470 users have this badge
Dream Team
18,331 users have this badge
World Traveler
Played 1000 total games in Geography
6,462 users have this badge
Social Butterfly
Connected your profile to both Facebook and Twitter
Film Critic
Played 1000 total games in Movies
2,494 users have this badge
Furious Fingers
2,526 users have this badge
Foodie
17,257 users have this badge
Bookworm
Played 1000 total games in Literature
591 users have this badge
Alpha Dog
Got 100% on all the featured Letter Games
3,133 users have this badge
Gray's Sports Almanac
Played 1000 total games in Sports
5,538 users have this badge
Math Master
7,995 users have this badge
Capital Punishment
Got 100% on Capitals of Europe, Africa, North America, South America, Asia, and Oceania
7,014 users have this badge
Mind Bender
9,766 users have this badge
Jukebox
Played 1000 total games in Music
910 users have this badge
Pokémon Master
Played 25 total Pokémon games
9,372 users have this badge
Odds and Ends
Played 1000 total games in Miscellaneous
1,513 users have this badge
Blame Canada
11,907 users have this badge
KABOOM!
2,479 users have this badge
Vinny Testaverde
Played 233 total NFL games (just like Vinny)
4,794 users have this badge
Puppy Power
8,279 users have this badge
Vexing Vexillology
Got 100% on Flags of the World
5,988 users have this badge
Worst. Badge. Ever.
11,481 users have this badge
Sofa Spud
Played 1000 total games in Television
561 users have this badge
Sporcle M.D.
8,175 users have this badge
Alan Shearer
Played 260 total Premier League games (Alan would be so proud)
1,247 users have this badge
Trendsetter
Referred 5 friends to Sporcle (Go to your profile to credit the Sporcle user who referred you)
418 users have this badge
The Doctor
Played 50 total Doctor Who games
2,456 users have this badge
History Hotshot
Played 1000 total games in History
591 users have this badge
Word Decimator
6,952 users have this badge
District 12 Tribute
Played 25 total Hunger Games games
5,549 users have this badge
Redux Redux
3,067 users have this badge
Shaken, Not Stirred
Played 25 total James Bond games
4,436 users have this badge
Outback
9,360 users have this badge
Brand Junkie
6,146 users have this badge
Beaker Breaker
Played 1000 total games in Science
169 users have this badge
Time Bandit
8,753 users have this badge
Board to Death
5,418 users have this badge
March Madness
Played all the D-1 Schools games
2,889 users have this badge
Joe DiMaggio
Played at least one MLB game for 56 consecutive days
975 users have this badge
Suit Up!
Played How I Met Your Mother Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9
5,786 users have this badge
HAL 9000
Won 100 challenges against
the Sporcle computer
15,830 users have this badge
Lip Service
Played 1000 total games in Language
370 users have this badge
Geography Binge
Played 25 total Geography games in one day.
8,563 users have this badge
Gallant Gamer
Played 1000 total games in Gaming
235 users have this badge
Winter is Coming
Played 25 total A Song of Ice and Fire games
4,763 users have this badge
Bunker Buster
5,476 users have this badge
All that Jazz
Played 1000 total games in Entertainment
235 users have this badge
Simple Science
8,087 users have this badge
Movie Marathon
Played at least 25 Movies games in one day
4,245 users have this badge
Goal-Oriented
Played 25 World Cup games
8,071 users have this badge
The One with the Trivia
Played 25 total Friends games
4,470 users have this badge
Rainbow Road
5,783 users have this badge
Spiritual Sporcler
Played 1000 total games in Religion
57 users have this badge
Border Bandit
4,182 users have this badge
Sports Fanatic
Played at least 25 Sports games in one day
2,784 users have this badge
Goomba Squisher
Played 25 total Mario games
2,686 users have this badge
Letter to the Editor
Played an unpublished, Editor Picked game in each category
2,467 users have this badge
Smitten by Britain
5,210 users have this badge
Leaderboard Positions
Most published users of all time: ranked 20
Quizmasters: ranked 24