publication date: Saturday, December 27, 2008 (part of Round XXXVII)

category: Internet

clue: Not just any twit can get out of prison.

explanation: In April 2008, Buck was arrested in Egypt and sent updates to his college friends in America using Twitter; their pressure got him freed a day later. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Tony Peters, Sarah Kyle, Samuel Franklin, and Peter Wilhelm

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