Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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What does Sporcle mean?
I don't have a Sporcle account, do I need one?
Can I keep track of how I do on the quizzes?
Is there a Sporcle app I can use?
What's the 'Daily Dose'?
What are Sporcle Groups?
What does an Editor or a Curator do? How do I become one?
Does Sporcle use a standard for defining the countries of the world?

Managing Your Account

Can I change my username?
How do I delete my account?
What is the Play Streak?
What is the Triviamaster Score?
What is a Trophy?
What is Connect with Facebook?
What constitutes a "friend" on Sporcle? What is the difference between a "friend" and a "follow"?
How do I remove my data in the Word Ladder app?

Sporcle Orange

What is Sporcle Orange?
How do I update the credit card I have on file?
How do I cancel my Orange membership?
Why did my Orange membership expire?
Why is there a recurring charge on my credit card?

Quiz Creation

How do I make a quiz?
How do I edit my quiz?
Is there some kind of guide or help for creating quizzes?
What is a classic quiz?
How do I make a clickable quiz?
How do I make a grid quiz?
How do I make a slideshow quiz?
How do I make a multiple choice quiz?
How do I make a picture box quiz?
How do I make a map quiz?
How do I make picture click quizzes?
How do I create an audio quiz?
How do I make a quiz with wrong answers?
Is there a limit to the number of quizzes I can create?
What is the Quizmaster Score?
Will my quiz be selected to be featured on the front page of Sporcle?
What does it mean if my quiz is private?
Can I delete a quiz I have contributed?
What does it mean for a quiz to be retired?


What is a playlist?
How do I make a playlist?
How many playlists can I create?

Embedding Quizzes

What does it mean to embed a quiz?
How do I embed a Sporcle quiz on my blog or site?
What games or quizzes can I embed?

Multiplayer Trivia Formats: Showdowns, Challenges, and More

What is a Showdown?
What is the difference between a Showdown and a Challenge?
What is the Showdown Hub?
What does it mean to 'Party Up'?
How do I play a Showdown against my friends?
What does the number next to my username in a Showdown mean?
What is a Challenge and how does it work?
Can I make my Showdown plays private?
I found a bug in Showdowns, what should I do?

Sporcle Live, Stump! and OpinioNation

What is Sporcle Live anyway?
Can we change our team name?
Who can I contact if I have questions about accessibility or if I would like to request an accommodation at a live trivia event?
How are the stats on my team page determined?
Is there a team size limit?
How much does it cost to play?

For Bar Owners

How much is Sporcle Live?
What is the commitment? Is there a contract?
What does the bar/venue have to provide? Do we need to have sound equipment?
Anything else I should know?

10 for 10 Trivia Challenge

How does the 10 for 10 Trivia Challenge work?
What games can I play to count towards to overall total?
How do I register my team?
How will the $10,000 prize pool be split up?
How do I track my progress?
What if I'm missing a score?

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