Top Comments of the Week (07/01)

Top Comments of the Week From Dad Jokes to puns and all in between, Sporclers know how to make us laugh. Here are this week’s best examples:


1. Quiz: Chandler Bing Quotes

Db99: ”Well I took the quiz, and it turns out I do put career before men.”


2. Quiz: Break Your Mouse

Nondaime: “‘You got 100%. Truly, you have a dizzying intellect!’ Yeah, right…”


3. Quiz: Countries: Without First & Last Letter

cguthery: “Why not ‘entral African Republi’?”


4. Quiz: Rubber Ducks as Other Animals

cotc18: ”You think you’ve played the strangest quiz on Sporcle. Then you come across this quiz…”


5. Quiz: Anatomy of the Scalpula

changdi: “I’m actually more interested to see the anatomy of the spatula quiz.”


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.

Top Comments of the Week (06/24)

Top Comments of the Week From Dad Jokes to puns and all in between, Sporclers know how to make us laugh. Here are this week’s best examples:


1. Quiz: Odd But True Facts IX

SowCrates: “‘…Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber spent two weeks in _____.’ There are two answers that you should definitely not pair with this.”


2. Quiz: Are You Smarter Than a College Student XXIX

WCRoentgen: ”I guess the Lone Ranger never shouted, ‘Hi-Ho Strontium!’”


3. Quiz: Find the Two-Word States

BamaRainbow: “Hmm. So Flo Rida isn’t a state, then?”


4. Quiz: Thomases that Changed the US

Tom_the_Terrible: ”… Your comment reminds me of the State House in Boston. One of the entrances is called the “General Hooker” entrance (named for Joseph Hooker). Anyway, the immature 13-year old in me was wondering if there is a “Specific Hooker” entrance as well…”


5. Quiz: Mis-Matched Slogans

strags11: “”Finger a tender chicken.” You just tanked KFC’s and Perdue’s stocks with one quiz answer.”


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.

Top Comments of the Week (06/17)

Top Comments of the Week From Dad Jokes to puns and all in between, Sporclers know how to make us laugh. Here are this week’s best examples:

1. Quiz: 5-Letter Ends in ‘O’

Bainbo: “A ‘popular’ explosive? You and I obviously move in very different circles.”


2. Quiz: Vowel-less Movie Titles V

ChristinaD: ”It doesn’t take ‘The Mutton Game.’ An independent film made in New Zealand about a girl who enters a fight to the death competition to win a sheep.”


3. Quiz: 5 by 5 Food 

markicon: “I barley finished that one in time.”


4. Quiz: Largest African Countries Per Letter Minefield

bcimmet: ”Apparently, the quiz I’d do really well on is the “Second Largest Country of Africa for Each Letter” quiz.”


5. Quiz: US Flag Facts

sgodwin: “Great quiz! And I was reminded of my childhood…. My grandmother’s birthday was June 14th. When I was six or seven, my dad was driving me to summer bible school and I asked him why all the flags were flying along the main street. He said it was to celebrate grandma’s birthday. An hour later when the teacher asked the class why the flags were flying, my hand shot up and I proudly repeated my new knowledge. Her amused response was “Well, OK…. and class, why else might the flags be flying?” :)”


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.

Top Comments of the Week (06/10)

Top Comments of the Week From Dad Jokes to puns and all in between, Sporclers know how to make us laugh. Here are this week’s best examples:

1. Quiz: 1-10 Letter N words

chase840: “10 letters: Nincompoop – mixing up narcolepsy with necrophilia and wondering why it won’t accept.”


2. Quiz: Graduating Dogs

Qaqaq: ”Who’s a good quiz? YOU’RE A GOOD QUIZ!”


3. Quiz: Missing Someone?

Numbuh9494: “Ah yes, my favorite trio. Blossom, Bubbles, and Balthazar.”


4. Quiz: 80s Rock Music Slideshow

El_Whizzo: ”The end of the 80s was a tragic time for manufacturers of striped spandex pants.”


5. Thread: The Band

DesertSpartan: “I am very musically talented as well. I can change the station with either hand, locate great live acts and work an MP3, MP4 and IPod as well as stream music and videos from many varied sites. BTW, I also can sing well enough to be on American Idol, but only the first day when those with similar pitch and inability to hit a note are on the show.”


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.

Top Comments of the Week (6/03)

Top Comments of the Week From Dad Jokes to puns and all in between, Sporclers know how to make us laugh. Here are this week’s best examples:


1. Quiz: Who’s Offscreen?

Lemonshark: “Such a shame that Wilson never got any other movie roles. He was great in Cast Away. Probably would’ve gotten type-cast, though.”


2. Quiz: Find the Family Guy Characters

Nothingman79: ”Leave it to a Family Guy quiz on Sporcle to make me find Jesus.”


3. Quiz: TV Fan Theories II

crouchingdomo: “I admit it, you got me to click “The Vampire Diaries” for the clue that had the word “vampire” in it. This is both because I don’t know jack about The Vampire Diaries, and because I firmly believe that Count von Count is innocent until proven guilty.

“NINE! Nine votes for acquittal! Ah ah ah!”"


4. Quiz: ‘AC’ Words

Felonious_Monk: ”I guess a parachute isn’t a necessity to skydive, unless, y’know, you think you might want to try it again someday.”


5. Quiz: Hogwarts Potions Exam

bhenderson79: “Photoshop is just like Hogwarts – it’s all about fiddling with the right settings for the Magic Wand tool.”


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.