Wondering What Happened to Your Daily Brain Candy Quiz? You're Not the Only One

Callie (Carlos) Cadorniga - Author

May 23 2023, Published 4:50 p.m. ET

Woman thinking on her phone
Source: Getty Images

Whether you're trying to sneak in a little procrastination during a work day or the entire office joins in on a shared experience that provides a short but necessary reprieve from work, we've all hopped in on daily online quizzes and challenges. In 2017, HQ Trivia took the world by storm as an interactive mobile trivia game where participants had the chance to split an actual prize pool of $1,500. In October 2021, folks became obsessed with Wordle as they racked their heads over five-letter words.

Article continues below advertisement

Among these many daily bursts of entertainment, whether they're short-lived or ongoing, there's Brain Candy. While the name is attached to several separate entities, this service sends out emails containing daily trivia quizzes, allowing users to answer them for a daily score. Between testing your breadth of knowledge or learning something new, Brain Candy quite literally touts itself as nourishment for your mind.

However, many users have reported that the service isn't working. What happened to Brain Candy?

Man on smartphone
Source: Getty Images
Article continues below advertisement

What happened to Brain Candy, the daily trivia quiz challenge?

While the Brain Candy trivia quiz site typically sends out emails containing new quizzes for users, new ones haven't appeared as of May 23, 2023. The site itself, braincandy.net also cannot be accessed as of this writing.

Both the site and the service appear to be down, though there has been no statement as to what exactly happened to the service.

Article continues below advertisement

In all likelihood, it's an issue with the servers. When it comes to most online apps and services like Netflix or Instagram, an outage will likely affect multiple users and will have no direct cause other than something that must be addressed by its creators. Until that happens, all others can do is keep hitting the refresh button to see if and when the site and its services will continue functioning as normal.

More from Distractify

Latest Entertainment News and Updates

    Opt-out of personalized ads

    © Copyright 2024 Distractify. Distractify is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.