publication date: Monday, August 1, 2022 (part of Summer 2022)

category: Controversy

clue: If you want to make a splashy proposal, this groom knows the perfect mountain.

explanation: De Nicola proposed to his girlfriend Annia DiMaria while riding on Splash Mountain at Walt Disney World, timing the moment so that it would happen when the ride's automated photograph system snapped a picture of them. more…

intended difficulty: hard

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, and Richard Slominsky

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for the goo of Christopher Koyanagi.


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