publication date: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 (part of Round XXXVII)
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, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, 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.
|This goo was part of Vampires Week.|