publication date: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 (part of Round XXIV)

category: Advertising

clue: Goo, you're gettin' a cell.

explanation: Curtis appeared in commercials for Dell computers saying the slogan, "Dude, you're gettin' a Dell!" When he was arrested on charges of marijuana possession, detractors of the commercials taunted him with the line, "Dude, you're gettin' a cell," which was modified to suit the goo game. more…

solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Erik Bates, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Jackie Mason, Todd Brotsch, E. M., Christine Marie Doiron, Anna Gregoline, Stan Iwanchuk, Nadine Russell, Anthony Lewis, Lori S., Phyllis Persun, Jesse Vengrove, Brad Htnck, Angela Lathem-Ballard, Jeff Ball, Brandie Harrison, Tracey Lewis, and Jack Johnson

player landmarks: This was the last goo solved by Jack Johnson.

trivia: Virtually all of the correct guesses were for Benjamin Curtis, since the first result of a web search for the "Dell computer guy" mentioned his full first name. He was usually credited as ben in his professional appearances.


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