This page celebrates a variety of accomplishments by players of Celebrity Goo Game.


The most recent winner has bragging rights as the top player in the game.

Steve West
winner: Spring 2022
May 27, 2022

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The player with the highest score of all time is the master of the goo game.

Russ Wilhelm
became master on November 22, 2017
current score: 5152 correct guesses

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The streaker is the player with the most consecutive correct guesses, not counting current goos or his own creations.

Steve West
streak: 267 consecutive goos

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The player who has created the most celebrity goos is called the creator.

Chris Lemler
became creator on September 16, 2014
current tally: 284 published goos

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A player who solves a goo in every category is called a collector.

Chris Lemler
other collectors: Aaron Shurtleff, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Joanna Woods, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Matthew Preston, Mike Eberhart, Mike Rothstein, Richard Slominsky, Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, Steve Dunn, and Steve West

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Perfect Season

This player has solved every goo in an entire season, not counting his own goo creations, more often than any other player.

Russ Wilhelm
16 perfect seasons: Round XXXVI, Round XLIII, Round XLVI, Winter 2011, Winter 2012, Spring 2012, Summer 2012, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Summer 2017, Summer 2018, Winter 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022

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Solo Solution

This player has been the only person to solve a goo more times than any other player.

Russ Wilhelm
19 solo solutions: Champ Clark, Tunch Ilkin, Tim Hightower, Evan Lattimer, James Edward Jordan, Jimmy Buffett, Robert G. Heft, Rin Tin Tin, Jeffrey Zaslow, Conrad Bluth, mxmtoon, Tamara Walker, Erik Ayala, Ben Rattray, Nigella Lawson, Felix Batista, Sofia Boutella, Bob Orton Jr., and J.R. Salzman

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Swift Solution

This player has solved more goos in under one minute than any other player.

Samir Mehta
68 swift solutions: Michael Oher, Virginia Madsen, Ken Jeong, Chelsea Handler, Ariana Grande, Jim Carrey, Arizona Zervas, Sylvester Stallone, Pete Buttigieg, Steve Downes, Thomas Pynchon, Jeanine Cummins, Chaka Khan, Regina Spektor, Kelly Rowland, Henry VIII, Wolf Blitzer, Howie Mandel, Joe Exotic, Geena Davis, Orson Bean, Marissa Ribisi, Chuck Schumer, Fran Drescher, Todd Gurley, Deborah Birx, Courteney Cox, Lauren Morelli, Adam Lanza, George Floyd, John Candy, John Waters, Greta Thunberg, Joan Allen, Bill Mumy, Wesley Snipes, Brian Kemp, Wendy Williams, JT LeRoy, Annie Lennox, Edward Austin Tracy, Viola Davis, Donald Trump Jr., Val Kilmer, Charles Woodson, Betty Friedan, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jim Morrison, Devin Booker, Marshawn Lynch, Thomas Becket, Chares of Lindos, Nick Frost, David Belasco, Hans Christian Andersen, Bob Seger, Fannie Lou Hamer, Sarah Fuller, Allison Janney, Phyllis Schlafly, Saweetie, Timothée Chalamet, Jesse Eisenberg, Josh Hawley, Patty Jenkins, Don Cheadle, Tim Russert, and Larry Bird

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Hall of Fame

The game's best players are profiled in the Hall of Fame.

LaVonne Lemler, most recent inductee
For all of the fun of solving goos and the tension of the competition, one of the best things about Celebrity Goo Game is the community of people that you join when you play for a while. You get acquainted with some pretty nice people, and in this game, it's possible that no one is nicer than LaVonne Lemler. She's the first and sometimes only player to congratulate the winner of each season. She never has a bad word to say about other players' goo creations; she treats even the very difficult goos as a reason to push herself to play better. Players don't often see it in public, but she sends private messages just to be nice, like remembering anniversaries and celebrating birthdays. Even through personal transgressions against her and her family, like false accusations of cheating and a betrayal by a personal acquaintance, she has taken the path of forgiveness and civility. The game is a richer, happier experience because of the geniality that characterizes every interaction with LaVonne. more…

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