sproutcm

Member since:May, 2009
Location:Boston
Role: Editor for Science; Moderator
Quizmaster Score (?)

88,962

Challenge Record (?)

2620-1480-375

About me:I am a chemistry professor with a penchant for pop culture, puzzles and being pedantic. If anyone has any Sporcle-related questions or comments, feel free to contact me at SproutCMSporcle@gmail.com.
Total Quizzes played:18088
Unique Quizzes played:17109
Comments made:3256
Avg. comment score:3.46
Avg. game rating given:3.8/5
Badges and Achievements - sproutcm has earned 86/87 badges
HAL 9000
April 18, 2014
Won 100 challenges against
the Sporcle computer
12,506 users have this badge
Lip Service
April 12, 2014
Played 1000 total games in Language
166 users have this badge
Child of the '90s
April 11, 2014
4,579 users have this badge
Suit Up!
March 29, 2014
Played How I Met Your Mother Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9
3,428 users have this badge
Mouse Ears
March 28, 2014
Played 25 total Disney games
20,959 users have this badge
Luck of the Irish
March 17, 2014
5,563 users have this badge
March Madness
March 13, 2014
Played all the D-1 Schools games
1,859 users have this badge
Stork Stalker
March 12, 2014
Played 25 total Baby Names games
10,934 users have this badge
Overdose
February 27, 2014
Played at least 25 games in one day
17,290 users have this badge
Board to Death
February 27, 2014
3,771 users have this badge
10K Tycoon
February 26, 2014
Played 10,000 total games
985 users have this badge
Beaker Breaker
February 17, 2014
Played 1000 total games in Science
93 users have this badge
Wonder Women
February 14, 2014
6,173 users have this badge
Time Bandit
February 13, 2014
6,236 users have this badge
Brand Junkie
December 14, 2013
4,666 users have this badge
Outback
December 13, 2013
7,265 users have this badge
Shaken, Not Stirred
December 12, 2013
Played 25 total James Bond games
3,447 users have this badge
History Hotshot
November 22, 2013
Played 1000 total games in History
412 users have this badge
Redux Redux
November 18, 2013
2,407 users have this badge
Animal Lover
November 18, 2013
Got 50% or better on Happy Animals, Sad Animals, and Angry Animals
12,726 users have this badge
District 12 Tribute
November 18, 2013
Played 25 total Hunger Games games
4,551 users have this badge
The Doctor
November 14, 2013
Played 50 total Doctor Who games
1,889 users have this badge
Word Decimator
November 14, 2013
5,648 users have this badge
Vexing Vexillology
November 12, 2013
Got 100% on Flags of the World
5,103 users have this badge
Century Club
November 9, 2013
Played at least one game for one hundred consecutive days
1,398 users have this badge
Alan Shearer
November 5, 2013
Played 260 total Premier League games (Alan would be so proud)
935 users have this badge
Trick or Treat
October 31, 2013
4,618 users have this badge
Trendsetter
October 18, 2013
Referred 5 friends to Sporcle (Go to your profile to credit the Sporcle user who referred you)
297 users have this badge
Sofa Spud
October 2, 2013
Played 1000 total games in Television
429 users have this badge
Sporcle M.D.
September 27, 2013
6,525 users have this badge
Musical Maven
September 26, 2013
Played 25 total Broadway games
5,590 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 16, 2013
Played 25 quizzes during Back to Sporcle week
9,101 users have this badge
Worst. Badge. Ever.
September 13, 2013
9,252 users have this badge
Vinny Testaverde
September 6, 2013
Played 233 total NFL games (just like Vinny)
4,275 users have this badge
Puppy Power
August 27, 2013
6,673 users have this badge
The Bard
August 27, 2013
Played 25 total Shakespeare games
5,840 users have this badge
KABOOM!
August 7, 2013
1,978 users have this badge
Ring-bearer
August 2, 2013
Played 25 total Lord of the Rings games
6,817 users have this badge
Gray's Sports Almanac
July 26, 2013
Played 1000 total games in Sports
4,902 users have this badge
Blame Canada
July 23, 2013
9,846 users have this badge
Odds and Ends
July 23, 2013
Played 1000 total games in Miscellaneous
1,161 users have this badge
Pokémon Master
July 23, 2013
Played 25 total Pokémon games
8,160 users have this badge
Bookworm
July 23, 2013
Played 1000 total games in Literature
462 users have this badge
Jukebox
July 22, 2013
Played 1000 total games in Music
741 users have this badge
Stars and Stripes
July 4, 2013
Played US Independence Day, Original 13 Colonies, and Grand Old Flag on Independence Day (US)
3,723 users have this badge
Sorting Hat
June 21, 2013
Played 25 total Harry Potter games
24,718 users have this badge
Capital Punishment
June 19, 2013
Got 100% on Capitals of Europe, Africa, North America, South America, Asia, and Oceania
5,766 users have this badge
Mind Bender
June 18, 2013
8,151 users have this badge
Alpha Dog
May 14, 2013
Got 100% on all the featured Letter Games
2,521 users have this badge
Math Master
May 11, 2013
6,768 users have this badge
Thunderdome
May 9, 2013
Won 100 challenges against other users
3,064 users have this badge
Trekkie
May 9, 2013
Played 25 total Star Trek games
4,149 users have this badge
Let the Wookiee Win
May 4, 2013
2,631 users have this badge
Death and Taxes
April 15, 2013
Played Causes of Death and Taxing Countries on Tax Day (U.S.)
7,092 users have this badge
Bishkek or Bust
April 2, 2013
Played 25 total Kyrgyzstan games
7,142 users have this badge
Cabbage Tickler
April 2, 2013
Played 1000 total games in Just For Fun
3,168 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
Puzzle Hunter
March 12, 2013
464 users have this badge
Foodie
February 28, 2013
14,592 users have this badge
Cupid's Arrow
February 14, 2013
5,165 users have this badge
Furious Fingers
February 12, 2013
2,167 users have this badge
Oscar Obsessed
February 11, 2013
8,702 users have this badge
Ned Ryerson
February 2, 2013
4,723 users have this badge
Beer Nut
January 21, 2013
16,778 users have this badge
Film Critic
January 17, 2013
Played 1000 total games in Movies
2,028 users have this badge
Feliz Navidad
December 25, 2012
5,640 users have this badge
World Traveler
December 23, 2012
Played 1000 total games in Geography
5,557 users have this badge
Social Butterfly
December 18, 2012
Connected your profile to both Facebook and Twitter
Dream Team
December 2, 2012
16,259 users have this badge
Millennium
November 30, 2012
Played 1000 total games
37,033 users have this badge
The Big Apple
November 10, 2012
17,589 users have this badge
Nimble Numbers
November 9, 2012
10,535 users have this badge
Around the World
September 5, 2012
23,265 users have this badge
Sampler Platter
August 31, 2012
Played a game from each category
77,150 users have this badge
Blender
August 31, 2012
Got 50% or better on Blender Settings
26,864 users have this badge
London Calling
August 31, 2012
15,498 users have this badge
Crazy Ivan
February 4, 2011
Had a game published in each category
20 users have this badge
Challenger
January 25, 2011
Won a challenge against
another user
96,677 users have this badge
Dean's List
November 22, 2010
Got an Editor Pick in each category
35 users have this badge
Published
January 5, 2010
Had a game published on the Sporcle home page
2,887 users have this badge
Running the Table
July 18, 2009
Got 100% on Periodic Table
11,105 users have this badge
Quite Presidential
May 14, 2009
49,042 users have this badge
Nifty Fifty
May 14, 2009
Got 100% on 50 States
131,587 users have this badge
Sporcla Cum Laude
May 14, 2009
Set a school in your profile
56,504 users have this badge
Newbie
May 14, 2009
Created and verified an account on Sporcle
Joe DiMaggio
Played at least one MLB game for 56 consecutive days
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Quizmasters: ranked 1
Most unique games played of all time: ranked 40