publication date: Saturday, August 28, 2010 (part of Round XLV)

category: Literature

clue: normally the game doesn't allow fictional characters, but this wouldn't be the first mistake Scott has made

explanation: Crusoe was a fictional character in a novel by Daniel Dafoe, inspired by real-life castaway Alexander Selkirk. When Scott created a goo of Selkirk, he accidentally used a drawing of Crusoe. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, and Ryan Dunn

trivia: In early 2010, Scott changed the rules of the game to disallow fictional characters as goos. He made an exception for Crusoe.

Do-Over Week IX This goo represented Alexander Selkirk in Do-Over Week IX. Each goo was based on popular incorrect guesses made for earlier goos.



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