This theme's five celebrities with orinthological names may ruffle a few feathers. Can you fly away with all five answers?



Thomas Claw

publication date: Friday, January 7, 2011

category: Military

clue: decipher this

explanation: Claw was a Navajo code talker during World War II, celebrated on the event of his 2009 death for his contributions to the war effort. more…

solved by: Steve West and Russ Wilhelm


Eagle-Eye Cherry

publication date: Thursday, January 6, 2011

category: Music

clue: no one is safe tonight

explanation: Cherry was known for the hit song "Save Tonight." more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Amy Austin, and Jon Berry


Trey Wingo

This celebrity goo was created by player Chris Lemler.
Scott Hardie provided the category, made minor changes to the clue provided by Chris, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Wednesday, January 5, 2011

category: Television

clue: Oh, if you saw this number 3 co-host, would he take you under his wing?

explanation: Wingo co-hosted NFL Live and SportsCenter. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Amy Austin, and Jon Berry


James Van Der Beek

publication date: Tuesday, January 4, 2011

category: Television

clue: he's a long way from his creek

explanation: Van Der Beek starred in Dawson's Creek. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, Ryan Dunn, and Jon Berry


Katie Featherston

publication date: Monday, January 3, 2011

category: Movies

clue: actively paranormal

explanation: Featherston starred in Paranormal Activity. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Ryan Dunn, and Jon Berry


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Ready for Prime Time

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Louie Louie

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Not-So-Merry Christmas

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The Four Elements

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Checkmate

One of the oldest games on the planet, chess has confounded strategists for many centuries. These five goos were inspired by the simple yet profound game. Go »

I Will Survive

We all die someday, but these five celebrities are famous for not dying, at least not when they were supposed to. Survive this week to have a better shot in the tournament. Go »

Rising Sun

The ancient and exotic culture of Japan has fascinated the West for generations. These five Japanese celebrities will challenge your knowledge of the island nation. Go »

States of the Union

Here in America, we're so proud of our homeland that we name our children after U.S. states. Who are these five patriotic celebrities whose names put them on the map? Go »

Muppet Mimics

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Winter 2011 Tournament

Many have played, but only one will win. All players from the season will compete in a week-long tournament to decide which of them is the top competitor, deserving of a prize. Good luck! Go »