Top Comments of the Week (05/18)

(Last Updated On: May 18, 2018)

From Dad Jokes to puns and all in between, Sporclers know how to make us laugh. Here are the…

Top Comments of the Week

1. Quiz: Finish the Shakespearean Insult
From Sporcle user melissa: “Verily, he burneth sickly.”

2. Topic: Get Me a Homophone, Stat!
From Sporcle user ryry97: “I see no issue with the styling moose. A hair salon in Canada may have a moose stylist employed.”

3. Quiz: Countries Containing ‘ANA’
From Sporcle user dancastro: “If you remember Botswana but don’t think of Canada (especially if you’re American, let alone Canadian), that’s an example of Sporcle effect (familiarly, Sporclitis). But if you remember Havana, Managua, Astana, Ljubljana, Tirana or Antananarivo that’s an example of Murphy’s law (“If the quiz is about countries, you’ll remember capitals. But if the quiz is about capitals, you’ll only remember countries”). Yes, thinking of Panama City as a capital would be of some help for this quiz, but of course this one you’ll forget.”

4. Quiz: Spoonerized Elements
From Sporcle user reQuest: “Banganese is the most explosive element known to Hollywood but Dadmium is the most dangerous to humans. It’s levels increase in middle aged men, especially those who have had children, slowly but inexorably diminishing their ability to co-ordinate movement rhythmically. This is especially obvious if music is playing at a wedding or party (…)”

5. Quiz: Clickable Orchestral Instruments (Blitz)
From Sporcle user Tom007: “Can’t the harp technically be considered a member of the percussion family?”

From Sporcle user InsertCleverName: “@Tom007: Any instrument is percussion if you hit it hard enough.”

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