publication date: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 (part of Round XXXVII)

category: Legends

clue: Don't feel sheepish if you get stuck on this real-life Dracula.

explanation: Vlad was a fifteenth-century Romanian noble famous for cruelling impaling his enemies on large spikes as punishment. He became commonly known as Vlad Ţepeş ("Vlad the Impaler" in English, pronounced "sheepish"). His family name was Dracula, inspiring the character's name centuries 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, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Tony Peters, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Jason Lemler, Jason Evans, Samuel Franklin, and Peter Wilhelm

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Jason Lemler.

Vampires Week This goo was part of Vampires Week.



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