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tuzilla
Tuzilla  (Level: 134.2 - Posts: 3779)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 10:35 AM

WHAT IS YOUR #1 POINTS EARNING QUIZ

Garrybl and I were chatting about this. He asked me to post a thread to poll folks on what quiz has earned them the most point.

My #1 is: A Bit of Random TV Trivia --- 299,052 points

I am certain there are several others out there in this range and blasting passed it. If you are not gold, and cannot post on the BBS/Chat board, send the info to me on a note from the bottom of a quiz you just took and I will post it up for you.

missgeorge
Missgeorge  (Level: 63.0 - Posts: 388)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 11:00 AM

My #1 quiz for points is The Cosby Show Revisited. 17,363 points.

redwingchick
Redwingchick  (Level: 91.1 - Posts: 420)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 11:03 AM

From Athlete to Actor has gotten 106,913 points.

carreau
Carreau  (Level: 237.2 - Posts: 140)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 11:35 AM

Mine was Books You Might Have Read in High School at 103,354. I strongly suspect it did well because there were relatively few quizzes entered that day, so it didn't get buried right away.

tuzilla
Tuzilla  (Level: 134.2 - Posts: 3779)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 11:54 AM

garrybl -- Zip-code questions -- 375,000

maurlin
Maurlin  (Level: 213.5 - Posts: 2672)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 12:11 PM

My most points was 196,482 with 500 takers and a difficulty rating of 5 for Remember That Movie Quote.

Linda

kaufman
Kaufman  (Level: 257.2 - Posts: 3936)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 12:13 PM

"You Haven't Read the Book, Now Take the Quiz" became my first 100K quiz a few days ago. Now it's at 178,038 with a bullet.

smoke20
Smoke20  (Level: 62.6 - Posts: 2815)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 1:00 PM

It blows my mind completely that Ken's 100K+ quiz was spun off one I wrote ("Sploofproof Book Quiz--Outlander")that's had a mere 37 takers and yielded to date fewer points than a really good WP! Thrilled for your success, Ken, don't get me wrong, good on ya, but dang! that smarts! Consider me spanked!

Highest point-earner so far is my holiday CQ: 84 takers, 46,722
"Trivia Mistress's Greatest Hits I" is 2nd: 75 takers, 41,866

The ones that have actually had the most takers were scored under the old system and have produced fewer points per taker. My most-taken quiz (complete with built-in limited appeal) is "American Idol 2006" with 152 takers, 20,796. Second most-taken was "Dead or Married? (Shakespeare)," with 118 takers and an EA it's generated 14,673 points.

My least successful are my John Updike tribute quiz with 7 takers, 539 points, and a Darrell Waltrip quiz with 16 takers, 2,630. How's that for gamut?

Can't figure out a graceful way to plug any more of them.

gypsylady
Gypsylady  (Level: 142.8 - Posts: 6058)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 1:15 PM

My #1 quiz is "Country Drinking Songs" @ 67,341
#2 " is "Famous Infamous Folks" 37,585 (Community Quiz)

Marilyn...

xhoney1
Xhoney1  (Level: 76.0 - Posts: 185)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 2:14 PM

Classic Rock Line(s), Name the Song 15 - 142,625 points

osuzannacollage
Osuzannacollage  (Level: 132.1 - Posts: 1299)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 3:03 PM


Somehow I got 422,889 points for "Obscure Trivia You Might Actually Know," and have not even come close to that with any other quizzes.



bigbird
Bigbird  (Level: 239.8 - Posts: 3302)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 3:10 PM

My winner so far was "Yummmm.....Halloween Candy" at 156,533 points. Not even within striking range of some of yours!

Alice



sblv
Sblv  (Level: 188.6 - Posts: 337)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 3:15 PM

My "Names of Body Parts: What Is Their Meaning?" earned 123,709 points so far.

geniuswaitress
Geniuswaitress  (Level: 52.1 - Posts: 381)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 4:01 PM

Wow, mine was recent! Do You Eat, Drink, Drive, Wear or Spend It? earned me 437,413 points.
Thanks to a high difficulty level, it seems.

bushyfox
Bushyfox  (Level: 174.4 - Posts: 2403)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 4:05 PM

I had one runaway success that made it into the Top 25: "Caution! X-Rated!", but that was prior to the new points system. It had 657 players for a return of 49,410 points.

However, under the new scoring system of higher points, "Bushyfox's Musical Offering" made the most points at 51,849......but with only 94 players!

Nothing like the stratospheric levels of some quiz-authors, but I am happy anyway!

~Bev



rnmorg
Rnmorg  (Level: 128.2 - Posts: 690)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 6:47 PM

My 'Breakfast Club Trivia' quiz is the highest points earner with 32,031 points. I wrote this quiz before the change in points took place a few years back (the points for quizzes were reset) so this is only the points that have accrued since that time. Interestingly, it is the lowest rated of all my quizzes ! My highest rated is my 'Heart-y Valentine's Day' quiz. Here are the links:

http://www.sploofus.com/triviaquiz/breakfast_club_trivia.html

http://www.sploofus.com/triviaquiz/hearty_quiz_for_valentines_month.html

felix
Felix  (Level: 109.3 - Posts: 2500)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 7:12 PM

96,662 on a Fill in the blank quiz. But I don't think those count as quizzes. I have 5 others over 70k all FITB. Go figure.

blessmelord
Blessmelord  (Level: 46.2 - Posts: 39)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 7:38 PM

My best quiz is "Let's Rock-N-Roll" at 97,169. Thanks to everyone that took the quiz.

Pat

aquamar
Aquamar  (Level: 179.0 - Posts: 910)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 7:52 PM

My #1 quiz is "Aquamar's Famous Infamous Folks" with 37,580 points. Big hug goes out to all.

Cathy

swiper
Swiper  (Level: 146.5 - Posts: 874)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 8:18 PM

I'm dieing to know what Alistair's is! C'mon Baggiob, give it up!

lisap369
Lisap369  (Level: 61.1 - Posts: 992)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 8:32 PM

My quiz that yielded the most points is Definition Fun at 41,999 with 105 takers.
A close second is Definition Fun Continues at 40,605 with 102 takers.
My quiz that yielded the least points is The Gods Must Be Crazy - Film Trivia at 7630 with 18 takers
2nd least points is Canadian Real Estate Quiz (! go figure) at 11,520 with 29 takers.

lisap369
Lisap369  (Level: 61.1 - Posts: 992)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 8:37 PM

P.S. - I was shocked that my daughter wrote a quiz on Walt Disney Couples and yielded 148,911 pts. with 715 takers... and I couldn't even hit 50,000 pts lol - a hit to the ego

allena
Allena  (Level: 256.0 - Posts: 1393)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 9:02 PM

NO way to top Osuzannacollage. great result...great quiz as well. I have 1234 taking Sexual Terms for 408,260 so far.


cypressriver
Cypressriver  (Level: 59.9 - Posts: 160)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 9:23 PM

My highest-scoring quiz was "Celebrities I Have Annoyed," which had 474 takers for 126,216 points. But I do think that "Celebrities I Have Almost Met" was better, and it had only 90 takers for 21,000 points. My second-scoring quiz was "Cypress River's Musical Offering," a completely absurd quiz with 74 takers and 22,057 points.

Thank you for this opportunity to plug my favorite quizzes. Now I'll go take all the other quizzes mentioned in this thread!

violetblue
Violetblue  (Level: 112.2 - Posts: 850)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 10:19 PM

I need to write some new quizzes!

My experimental quiz (if I put the word "easy" in the title, will I finally get into the Top Quiz heap?) "Obsolete Inventions-Easy!" is my top scoring quiz (44K+ points). It's not even a great quiz.

A really fun quiz called "Forensic Science-The Basics" is my 2nd best, with 543 takers and a few hundred points less than the quiz mentioned above.

I think it is noteworthy that my recent quizzes, almost all having earned Editor Awards, had fewer than 100 takers.

I am amazed at the points some of you have received. Congrats!


suzer22
Suzer22  (Level: 165.6 - Posts: 1982)
Wed, 24th Jan '07 11:14 PM

Very humbling to see how many of you are in the 100,000+ club!

Here's my top point getters [with number of takers]:

Top "Gross"-ing Films of All Time [304] 95,759
What the Heck is this Movie? [1228] 90,941
HELP! Ad Slogans Have Taken Over My Life! [301] 64,719

I haven't written all that much since the new scoring system.

My poorest showing:

Nashville - the Robert Altman film [3] 270 pts.

roccotab
Roccotab  (Level: 60.4 - Posts: 185)
Thu, 25th Jan '07 12:23 AM

My #1 was, "How Much Do You Really Know About Halloween?" 175,314

My #2 was, "So Many Questions, So Very Few Answers" 133,165

Both were given the, "Editors Award", and I humbly thank you Sploofernatural.

Rocco

sargon
Sargon  (Level: 112.0 - Posts: 1256)
Thu, 25th Jan '07 1:36 AM

I was fortunate to score 214,963 points on a quiz called Soda Pop !!! Timing has a lot to do with how well a quiz does. Mine happened to hit the top 25 right away and the level of difficulty generated a lot of points. I remember as I wrote it I thought a lot of effort was going into a quiz that very few people would take.

smokydevil
Smokydevil  (Level: 163.0 - Posts: 5381)
Thu, 25th Jan '07 1:57 AM

My number one point earning quiz was South Park for Fans with 50,000 and some change. My lowest earning quiz was on the movie Empire of the Sun, with 2,400 points, but I never figured to get points out of that quiz anyway.

smeans
Smeans  (Level: 109.2 - Posts: 301)
Thu, 25th Jan '07 5:48 AM

Well mine pales in comparison to some of the others posted. But my quiz with the highest points is my "LOTR FOTR Character Quotes Part 1" quiz with all of 20,031 and 82 takers. yeeehaaw!! My lowest scoring quiz is "Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment" with a mind blowing 735 points and a grand total of 9 takers. LOL I guess no one else read that book.

soldotna
Soldotna  (Level: 27.7 - Posts: 145)
Thu, 25th Jan '07 8:25 AM

My best quiz so far has been "Which Witch was Which" with over 300 players and 80,635 points. It was also the most fun one to write.
Susan

emiperkins
Emiperkins  (Level: 50.0 - Posts: 201)
Thu, 25th Jan '07 8:39 AM

#1. The True Christmas Story - 981 Takers - 140,950 Points
http://www.sploofus.com/triviaquiz/the_true_christmas_story.html

#2. Let's Eat Out! - What Restaurant Do I Come From? - 713 Takers - 73,445 Points
http://www.sploofus.com/triviaquiz/lets_eat_out__what_restaurant_do_i_come_from.html

#3. Fairly Easy Fairy Tale Pairs - 610 Takers - 62,307 Points
http://www.sploofus.com/triviaquiz/fairly_easy_fairy_tale_pairs.html

Lowest Scoring Quiz
Alfred Molina's Co-Stars - 22 Takers - 995 Points
http://www.sploofus.com/triviaquiz/alfred_molinas_costars.html

1mks
1mks  (Level: 211.2 - Posts: 5888)
Thu, 25th Jan '07 9:02 AM

My highest scoring was one of my dumbest with the least effort put into it. Go figure!
So far I have received 154,693 for "The Top 10 Movies of 2006..According to DMN"

valedc4
Valedc4  (Level: 62.0 - Posts: 171)
Thu, 25th Jan '07 9:22 AM

My biggest point earners are:

1. Name This 90s TV Character 282,965pts. - 786 takers
2. Name This 80s TV Character 263,105pts. - 856 takers


These are after the new point system of course.

Valerie



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