publication date: Thursday, April 28, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Exploration

clue: I would have saved him to be goo #1492, but he was so impatient to "discover" this game and claim it for his homeland...

explanation: Columbus "discovered" the Americas by reaching them from his European expedition in 1492. He is the subject of much controversy for having "claimed" the new land when there were already people living on it. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Anna Gregoline, Nadine Russell, Justin Hampson, Lori S., and Mike Miller

player landmarks: This was the last goo solved by Anna Gregoline.


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