Maps from hundreds of years ago can be surprisingly accurate… or they can just be really, really wrong. Weird maps from history invent lands wholesale, distort entire continents, or attempt to explain magnetism planet-wide. Sometimes the mistakes had a surprising amount of staying power, too, getting passed from map to map over the course of […]
Memorize the Canadian Provinces and Territories O Canada… what are your provinces again? According to the results of our US States quiz and our Canadian Provinces quiz, a solid proportion of people are able to name all 50 US states but NOT the 13 provinces and territories of Canada. In fact, the lowest-guessed US state has […]
In the game of pub trivia, you win or you die. Wait… no, that’s something else. In pub trivia, you win or you have a good time with your friends and go home happy. And even if you can’t win, you can stunt on everyone by having the funniest, most relevant team name. That’s what […]
You look up gift guides when you’re a little stumped on ideas. But for some reason, the ideas in guides are almost always repetitive and often, they’re really questionable. Turns out coming up with a bunch of “unique” ideas without regard for the recipient is a recipe for weird results. This year, read only one […]
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What do we say to the god of rejection? Not today. Game of Thrones pick-up lines have the perfect blend of nerdiness and dark humor to catch the attention of your favorite wildling or noble. But George R.R. Martin pacing is discouraged here – no one wants to wait 6 years for a second date. […]
Arrested Development is chock full of recurring jokes, wordplay, and iconic quotes. This makes it an excellent source for trivia team names, and the players of Sporcle Live’s Pub Trivia Champions League have definitely spun the straw of a multi-hour Netflix binge into some golden team names. Here are the 17 best Arrested Development trivia team names.
White socks and a pink button down are encouraged for Risky Business, but not required. The Unscrambler: All the king’s horses and all the king’s men couldn’t put Humpty Dumpty together again. Turns out horses aren’t super good at unscrambling. Show ’em how it’s done, and play 100 Mixed Word quizzes to earn this badge. […]
Badgier. Bloggier. Postier. The naming scheme doesn’t work for everything, but dang it, we tried. Crazy 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: The name ‘The Allies’ is a […]
Sure, the best performing single of 2011 was Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep”. But if you want to really feel the spirit of 2011, throw on “Friday” by Rebecca Black. Large and in Charge: Bigger isn’t always better, but in cases of geography, it usually doesn’t hurt. Show that you can be large and in […]
Having a bunch of numbers in your hat is great for a math magic act, but those pointy corners definitely aren’t comfortable for day-to-day wear. Math Magician: Any sufficiently advanced mathematics is indistinguishable from magic. And once you start adding letters and Latin, it starts looking like spell-work anyway. Earn this badge by scoring 100% on Simple […]
The Triple Globe: Getting all three newly released badges the week they come out. Triple Crown: One crown is enough for most people, but thoroughbred horses and popes go for a little extra. At least with the horses, the crowns are metaphorical. Score 100% on Triple Crown Winners to earn your own. Is It Lunchtime […]
From box to bottle and from Bieber to Beethoven – there’s something for everyone. Red, Red Wine: Practice your swirling, sniffing, and sipping for this one. You can earn your wine legs by scoring 50% or more on Wine Producing Countries, Wine Regions of France on a Map, and Red Wine or Not?. Map Time: Mapping […]
O Beautiful for spacious maps, and orange ladders of words, for minefield sorting galleries… Coast to Coast: From sea to shining sea… and then some, because Alaska and Hawaii just have to complicate things. Earn this one by getting 100% on US Cities: North to South and US Cities: West to East. Silly Sixes: This badge […]
Abbreviations like ‘Nite’ aren’t really saving you many letters in the long run – it’s all about style. Listen Up!: There’s always that one friend that skips a song or changes the radio station every ten seconds when they’ve got control over the music. They’ve really been preparing you for this badge. Earn this one […]