This is part of Sporcle’s long-running series highlighting our hard-working curators. Curators are editors for a specific subcategory, and their diligent work finding great quizzes from their subcategories (and sometimes others) helps to shape the site. We asked our curators to complete an interview of sorts, and we’re sharing their responses here on the blog.
This next post is from amazingjosh, curator for novel, country, former curator for quote and new curator for Chinese.
Editor’s Note: amazingjosh made some pretty good picks–a number of his favorite contributed quizzes have since been published. Can you find them??
1) How did you first get involved with playing Sporcle?
A friend, also named Josh, told me about it. But it wasn’t until I realized it was unblocked at my school (wasn’t playing it in class, just after school) when I became really a hardcore Sporcler.
2) What are your favorite published quizzes from your subcategory?
My other undoubtable novel favorite is Novel By Page 61 Excerpt.
3) What are your favorite contributed quizzes from your subcategory?
4) What are your favorite published quizzes from an entirely different category?
5) What are your favorite contributed quizzes from an entirely different category?
Gosh, there’s so many! I’ll have to list my 3 favorites (really, my 3 all-time favorites)
- Defuse The Bomb II: World Tour by MrChewyPoo kept me glued to the screen for minutes, just staring at a napkin.
- Can You Tell What’s Cool? by happyflower is BRILLIANT!
- brocko‘s Zombie Apocalypse! Decide or Die! (my personal favorite)
6) Are there any quizzes you’ve made that didn’t get the attention you were hoping for?
A couple, like Gaming Consoles By Release Date, Classic Clickable Jokes: Science Edition, and Best Picture: Won, Nominated, or Snubbed? But Sporcle usually does a great job of selecting quizzes, so I really can’t complain.
7) Who’s a user whose games you think deserves more attention?