Back to Sporcle 2014: Summer Badges

We’ve been swimming in great new badges all summer long. Scan through this list – placed in alphabetical order for your convenience – and look at the fun to be had.

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.

BakersDozen_1Baker’s Dozen: To earn this badge, simply play at least one game for thirteen consecutive days. Not quite as demanding as the Century Club, but still satisfying. Victory never tasted so good.

BorderBandit_1Border Bandit: Want to travel the world? You can from the comfort of your desktop. Earn this badge by getting 100% on African Border BashAmerican Border BashAsian Border Bash and European Border Bash. It’s not quite the same as crossing all those borders on your own, but we’d like to think it’s still inspiring.

TheBoyWhoLived_2The Boy Who Lived: Harry Potter’s birthday is a holiday in its own right. We decided to celebrate it by releasing this badge, which can be earned by playing  Harry Potter: Close-Up!Hogwarts Wizard Training and Harry Potter Minefield on Harry Potter’s birthday (July 31st).

EverythingsComingUpMilhouse_3Everything’s Coming Up Milhouse: You’re a Simpsons fan and you know it. Crack open a Duff, grab a donut, and play 50 Simpsons quizzes for the honor and glory of Springfield, USA.

FabFour_1Fab Four: Here at Sporcle, we came together and created this badge. All you need is love, and maybe a little help from your friends, to play 25 total Beatles games and earn this badge. Oh, and we’ve heard talk that  a yellow submarine may make an appearance, too. 

TestYourLuck_2The Gambler: Are you feeling lucky? Get 50% or better on The Uncheatable Challenge and Heads or Tails, then take your lucky streak all the way to the bank for this badge.

FigureOutTheLyrics_1Gimme the Mic: We bet you’re the best at belting out ballads at karaoke. Classic rock? Bring it on. Strut your stuff and earn this badge by playing 25 total Figure Out the Lyrics games.

WorldCup_1Goal Oriented: This badge was just in time for the World Cup. Even though that glorious tournament of sportsmanship is through, you can still earn the badge. Make it your goal to come out on top by playing 25 World Cup games.

GoombaSquisher_1Goomba Squisher: It’s-a me! Mario! Demonstrate your dedication to the most classic of video games by playing 25 Mario games and earning this badge. We know it can be tough to take time away from completing levels. But we’re pretty sure this is a break that will be worth it.

HomepageHero_2Homepage HeroWe’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.

EditorPickInEachCategory_1Letter to the Editor: Head on over to the Quiz Lab and see what the editors have selected! Show your appreciation by playing an unpublished, Editor Picked game in each category, then pick up this badge!

MinuteMasterMinute Master: You can do a lot in a minute. You can brush half your teeth, tie your shoes, watch ten Vines, or play a brief Sporcle quiz! To demonstrate your dedication to the minute, play 60 total 1 minute games and pick up this badge as a reward.

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.

FriendsTV_1The One with the Trivia: We know you’re no Joey Tribbiani when it comes to quizzes. But everyone likes to play a good quiz now and again. Show your dedication by playing 25 Friends games and earning this badge!

RainbowRoad_2Rainbow Road: Have a colorful personality? Display it here on Sporcle by getting 100% on Red ThingsOrange ThingsYellow ThingsGreen ThingsBlue Things, and Purple Things.

EveryDayInSeptemberSeptember Slam: School is in session. Leaves are falling through the air. Time to study – or procrastinate – like a champ. Play 300 games in the month of September and pick up this badge as a reward.

SimpleScience_1Simple Science: We’re going back to the basics for this badge. Everyone can use a reason to brush up on those science and math facts, even Sporclers.  Can you score 100% on Planets from the SunSimple Machines, and Prime Numbers?  If so, you’ve definitely qualified for this badge.

UKpolitics_3Smitten by Britain: We know you love the United Kingdom just as much as we do. Play Monarchs of EnglandPrime Ministers of the UK and Countries of the British Empire to earn this badge. God save the Queen!

1000Religion2Spiritual Sporcler: Whatever happened to religions where everyone lived on top of a mountain and gave birth out of their head? We don’t know, but we think you’ll be able to answer some of life’s deeper questions after earning this badge by playing 1000 total games in Religion.

SportsBinge_1Sports Fanatic: We love sports, and we’re sure you do too. Earn this badge by playing 25 sports games in a single day.

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

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  1. For a few weeks, I had the Century Club badge but not the Baker’s Dozen badge. I wasn’t going to deliberately skip Sporcle at least once every 13 days to keep things that way, but it was mighty tempting…

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