We all make mistakes, but now you get to fix them. These ten goos were all incorrect guesses made for other previous goos, giving you a chance to guess right what was once guessed wrong.



Joan Hardie

publication date: Friday, December 13, 2013

category: Family

clue: This Funeratic member is not technically a celebrity, but she is by far the most common guess made by stumped and frustrated players, both online and at GooCon.

explanation: "Scott Hardie's mom" has been guessed dozens of times by frustrated players. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Lori Lancaster, and Kelly Hardie

trivia: Scott normally has a strict rule about the game including celebrities only, even if the definition of "celebrity" is stretched to include local fame. Thus, Funeratic members (regular people) are normally only eligible to become goos if they do something to earn fame, such as baseball pitcher Justin Hampson. The many incorrect guesses for "Scott Hardie's mom" over the years were sufficient justification for this goo, especially since the goo was intended as a joke at the end of a series of do-over goos.


Konstantins Raudive

publication date: Thursday, December 12, 2013

category: Paranormal

clue: If you listen very closely, you just might hear the answer to another goo.

explanation: Raudive was a major figure in EVP (electronic voice phenomena). more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Chris Lemler, and Mike Rothstein

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for a goo of Friedrich J├╝rgenson.


Pearl Bailey

publication date: Wednesday, December 11, 2013

category: Theater

clue: This St. Louis woman was known for Hello, Dolly! and Carmen Jones, not for Irish cream.

explanation: Bailey appeared in St. Louis Woman among many other plays. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, and Erik Bates

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for a goo of Corinne Bailey Rae.


Silvio Berlusconi

publication date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013

category: Government

clue: To identify one of Europe's most notorious heads of state, you'll have to be familiar with Google Italia.

explanation: Berlusconi was an Italian prime minister whose administration was marred by scandal and allegations of corruption. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, and Erik Bates

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for a goo of Charles Ingram.


Ethan Hawke

publication date: Monday, December 9, 2013

category: Movies

clue: Neither Jude Law nor Michelle Monaghan starred in Training Day, Reality Bites, or Before Sunrise.

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, and Erik Bates

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for goos of Michelle Monaghan and Jude Law.


Chris Peters

publication date: Friday, December 6, 2013

category: Art

clue: This artist came from deep within the artistic body of Los Angeles.

explanation: Peters was known for his paintings of skeletons. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, and Chris Lemler

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for goos of Tony Peters and David Hamilton.


Brenda Song

publication date: Thursday, December 5, 2013

category: Television

clue: This Disney Channel regular co-starred in The Social Network.

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, and Richard Slominsky

trivia: This goo was originally created for GooCon: Villa Ridge. This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for goos of Gia Carangi and Faye Wong.


Vasily Zaytsev

publication date: Wednesday, December 4, 2013

category: Military

clue: This Soviet sniper repelled the enemy at the gates during World War II, but it didn't make him the Russian president either.

explanation: The film Enemy at the Gates was based on Zaytsev's work as a sniper. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, and Richard Slominsky

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for a goo of Dmitry Nikolayevich Medvedev.


Stevie Nicks

publication date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013

category: Music

clue: This singer is rumoured to be a bella donna in private.

explanation: Nicks recorded the album Rumours with Fleetwood Mac, and the solo album Bella Donna. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

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

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for a goo of Adele.


John Boehner

publication date: Monday, December 2, 2013

category: Government

clue: He can't (or won't) allow compromise in Eric Cantor's house.

explanation: Boehner was the Speaker of the House. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

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

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for a goo of Eric Cantor.


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