publication date: Friday, April 6, 2012 (part of Spring 2012)

category: Stunts

clue: This extreme athlete and publicity-seeking stuntman is so controversial, we can't even agree on what category he belongs to.

explanation: Robert was a climber known for scaling skyscrapers without equipment or permission, earning the nicknames "the Human Spider" and "the French Spider-Man." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Mike Eberhart, and Aaron Shurtleff

trivia: Robert was previously a Controversy goo in 2005, which no players solved. Afterwards, Denise Sawicki and Amy Austin said he should have been listed in Sports.

Eight-Legged Freaks: Do spiders make you squeamish? This theme may not be for you. This week, five goos inspired by arachnids are waiting for you to get trapped in their page on the Web.

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