What to do if the Sporcle quiz you embedded suddenly stops working? If you or a website you love is HTTPS, and that website embedded a Sporcle quiz before Monday, December 19th, 2016, the embed code you originally grabbed from us likely doesn’t work right now. Sporcle recently switched over to being entirely HTTPS. And that affected […]
Who’s ready for a Friday Challenge?! Right now, there are 6,924 users who have earned the First Contact badge. If we can cross the 8,000 mark by the end of the day (ET), we will randomly award one week of Sporcle Orange to an active user who earned this badge. Can it be done?
Name: Reid Weber (reidzor) Position: iOS Developer Originally from: St. Paul, Minnesota Worked at Sporcle since: March 2015 Here at Sporcle: Reid builds the Sporcle Flagship app for iPhone and iPad. Basically, he stares at code all day and plays around with iPads. About: Reid describes himself as a mix between a “total geek and a total jock.” As he puts it, […]
It’s fall cleaning time at Sporcle — and we’re bidding farewell to a couple of quiz types. Text memorizer: This quiz type was from the early days of Sporcle. All published text memorizer quizzes now appear in classic quiz form. Interpretative: This quiz type was an experiment. It was fun, and for a while Sporcle HQ […]
Check out our favorite witty commenters below: 1. From: Any North American Metro A-Z crouchingdomo: Quebec City? No. Quetzaltenango? No. Come on, it’s gotta be Quebec City. No? Then Quetzaltenango. Seriously? Okay, what about Quebec City… 2. From: The Blitz Blitz armadilloking: I can’t believe that 80% of people got “Blitz” but only 59% got “Blitz”! 3. From: Sporcle’s Easiest U.S. History NY_MOB: I […]
Guess what? New stats were added to the Sporcle profiles! Go to your profile, and check out the data: – Quizzes played in last 30 days – Average game rating given – Total quizzes created – Average game rating received – Most played category What statistic are you most surprised by?
A few weeks ago, we added a new tab to the homepage: Unplayed Quizzes. Clicking on this tab will show you lists of Sporcle’s most-played quizzes…that you’ve never played before. Today, we put out an update. Before you could only sort by category. But now you can sort by category AND quiz type. You have to […]
Sporcle released an updated header to m.sporcle.com, our mobile compatible version of the site. Check out the new included features! 1. Create Account & Login It’s as simple as clicking ‘Login’ in the top right-hand corner of the page. Follow the instructions from there. 2. Search Search has a bigger text input field, and is […]
Name: Traci Fortier (Traci) Position: Finance Manager Originally from: New Hampshire Worked at Sporcle since: May 2012 About: Traci describes her life like this: I’m 28, I live with my boyfriend and my dog, and I love my small little family. She’s an animal person, with a special love for dogs. Outside of work she’s goofy and sarcastic, but […]
Time for more badges! This week it’s a chance to learn some things about chess, remember your favorite movies, and enjoy a Sporcle-themed happy hour! Grand Master: In chess, there’s always more to learn. Brush up on the basics and add to your chess-knowledge by getting 50% or better on Chessboard Setup, Chess Trivia Chessboard and World Chess Champions. Your […]
It’s been waaaaaay too long since we’ve had a quiz contest. So we thought, let’s change that! This contest is different from those in the past, because it’s an OctoQuiz Contest. What’s OctoQuiz? It’s a new site we’re developing, that features 8-question quizzes. (You can read more about it in this blog post.) The Sporcle Staff […]
Ever forget to earn badges? We release a new round of badges each week (on Tuesdays.) But if you’re like us, you already have too many things to keep track of. That’s why we put together the new badge alert email. No more checking your badge page, scouring the Sporcle blog, or missing the release […]
Name: Holly Minshull (minshkins) Position: Associate Product Manager Originally from: Seattle, Washington Worked at Sporcle since: November 2012 About: After studying Middle English at Western Washington University, Holly moved back to Seattle and joined the team at Sporcle. When she’s not Sporcling, Holly works with special needs kids, spends time with her friends, and plays in a rec soccer league. When SporcleHQ […]
We’ve got a good feeling about these badges… That’s No Moon: You know you’ve always wanted to be a Jedi Master. We can’t transport you to a galaxy far, far away, but we can promise you an afternoon full of lightsabers and The Force. Play 50 Star Wars games and earn this badge to show […]
Name: Eric Hill (walrusboy) Position: UI/UX Designer – a.k.a Head of all things design for Sporcle & Sporcle Live Originally from: Dallas, Texas Worked at Sporcle since: May 2011 About: Eric describes himself as a goofy guy who likes to laugh. He likes spending time with his kids and their new family dog. Other places he’s lived include Singapore and […]